European Solidarity Corps Conference


Richmond Barracks, St Michael's Estate, Inchicore, Dublin, D08 YY05
Free to attend
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European Solidarity Corps Conference

Experienced and talented young people aged 18-30 from across Ireland and the EU are waiting to join your team and work in solidarity on your mission.  Explore the concept of solidarity itself and learn more about how to get involved in this exciting new programme by attending a FREE half-day conference.

If you are a voluntary organisation looking to increase your capacity and run meaningful, solidarity projects, then this is the event for you.  Hear case studies. Forge partnerships. Voice your opinion!

By the end of the day, workshop attendees will have:

  • Explored the concept of solidarity and considered how it relates to your organisation’s work
  • Learnt about the EU’s European Solidarity Corps initiative
  • Heard from organisations how have hosted ESC volunteers and interns, and from the participants themselves
  • Networked with volunteers, staff and nonprofits from Ireland’s community and voluntary sector.

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Meet your host: 


Deirdre Finlay

Deirdre Finlay is The Wheel’s European Programmes Manager. A lively facilitator, she provides advice and training to members on European funding, with a particular focus on the Europe for Citizens Programme for which she is the National Contact Point in Ireland.  With over 14 years' international work experience, Dee holds particular specialisms in institutional funding and public engagement. 

Supported by: 

EU solidarity Corps
Who should attend

Staff and volunteers from community, voluntary, charitable and social enterprises in Ireland