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EACEA National Policies Platform: Youthwiki


2. Voluntary Activities

2.6 Raising awareness about youth volunteering opportunities

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  1. Information providers
  2. Key initiatives

Information providers

The public body responsible for disseminating information on volunteering opportunities for young people is the Youth Board of Cyprus. Young people can get information about volunteering (mainly European Solidarity Corps) by visiting or contacting the National Agency for ESC at the Youth Board, the Youth information Centres or the Eurodesk Cyprus.

Key initiatives

As mentioned in the annual report  2018-2019 of the Office of the Commissioner for Volunteerism and NGOs, the top-level initiatives taken to disseminate information on volunteering among young people include (a) talks at radio and TV shows, (b) campaigns organized by the Office of the Commissioner and (c) information provided through the website of the Office, as well as the social media.

Moreover, the Youth Board of Cyprus, carries out several awareness raising actions, through its social media channels and the “Up to Youth” show.