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EACEA National Policies Platform: Youthwiki


2. Voluntary Activities

Youth volunteering does not exist on a national level in Iceland. However, various youth organizations uphold some form of youth volunteering, either in terms of young people volunteering for administrative duties within the organisation or the organization itself upholds some form of social volunteering in which young people participate.

These organisations include the Icelandic Boy and Girl Scout Association (only in Icelandic), the Icelandic Red Cross, YMCA and YWCA, the Icelandic Youth Association (only in Icelandic) and the Icelandic Youth Council. Each of these organisation has their own unique history which has formed the basis of their youth volunteer work