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European Solidarity Corps

The power of together

Inspire youngsters at the Open Youth center "Vartai"

NGO "Actio Catholica Patria"

NGO "Actio Catholica Patria"

Kaunas, Lithuania


Step into the world of Actio Catholica Patria, a youth organization that has been igniting passions since 1991 in Lithuania. With a mission to nurture resilient, independent individuals, we believe in fostering a sense of belonging and purpose within our community. At the heart of our mission is the Open Youth Centre "Vartai," where young people aged 14-29 can embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth, regardless of their background. "Vartai" is a space free from violence, bullying, and negativity, where creativity knows no bounds. Picture yourself immersed in different activities, from board games to outdoor adventures, and unleash your inner artist in our various workshops. With unwavering support and guidance, Vartai is a place to empower the young to not only succeed as an individual but also flourish as an integral members of society.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

You will receive a private room in a shared flat with other international volunteers, a public transport card, monthly food, and pocket money.

Training during the activity

You will be able to participate in on-arrival and mid-term training, volunteer groups, monthly meetings with your mentor, and Lithuanian language classes online.

Participant profile

Embark on an exhilarating journey as a volunteer, poised to forge meaningful connections with the youngins at the Open Youth Center! Harness the power of creativity and reflection as working in this dynamic team. Dive deep into the world of youth, understanding their unique perspectives and backgrounds. Here, innovation is your compass, and every idea is a potential bridge to equal and respectful relationships with these incredible young minds. Take up a volunteering role where you will not only participate in the organization of open evenings but also craft and execute engaging activities.

Activity dates

A total of 47 week(s) during the period 01/07/2024 to 31/05/2025

Activity location

Kaunas, Lithuania

Individual volunteering

Looking for participants from

Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Moldova (Republic of), North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine

Activity topics

Social challenges

Citizenship and democratic participation

Health and wellbeing

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Physical education and sport

Working against discrimination (including gender discrimination)

Support to local Small and Medium Enterprise

Deadline for applications

No application deadline