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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 Agency for International Programs for Youth, as well non-governmental organisations regularly organise training for volunteers, organisations and institutions that want to host volunteers, to raise awareness about the opportunities and benefits derived from the voluntary work carried out.

Similarly, the State Employment Agency provides training to organisations and institutions to promote cooperation and to attract young volunteers.  

Key initiatives

The Agency for International Programs for Youth and Eurodesk multipliers disseminate information on volunteering opportunities at both the national and international levels.

In 2019 there were 22 Eurodesk multipliers in Latvia. In order to raise awareness about youth opportunities (including volunteering opportunities) in the EU, Eurodesk together with its multipliers organised and/or contributed to 120 training activities/events with 5400 participants.