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EACEA National Policies Platform: Youthwiki


2. Voluntary Activities

Volunteering and community life are of central importance in the German-speaking community. Associations and volunteers are active in many areas in the German-speaking community: from youth work to adult education, culture, social and sports, education, development cooperation and the accompaniment of migrants.

In the German-speaking community, every third person works as a volunteer or is involved in community life. This means that the political framework for volunteering has to be improved constantly. This is usually done in direct consultation with those volunteers.