EVS activity in Uruguay

Hosting organization: Centro de estudios Paysandu


The activity will take place in Paysandú, a city of 100,000 inhabitants located on the northwest border of Uruguay.

Volunteers will participate in local organizations related to youth and social work, developing active citizenship and participation of young people, special with priority young people with economic difficulties.

They will also be part of the activities coordinated by Impulsa Paysandú, a government youth program that promotes the training of youth leaders.


Have a social and intercultural impact by creating moments and spaces where young people from different backgrounds and cultures can meet; Sharing experiences and learning is the heart of the experience of this EVS.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to participate in activities such as cultural events and presentations on specific topics. These themes are varied, also giving the possibility for volunteers to develop their own activities sharing about their culture: cooking workshops, dance...

Depending on the skills and motivation, volunteers will be able to participate in additional activities such as:

Development some project with the organizations.

Write articles for the organization's blog or website

Development of audio visual and communication tools for the organization itself

Support the development of youth project.

All volunteers will prepare a video of up to 3 minutes on the experience in the country.

Accommodation conditions:

The volunteers will be hosted in families that will provide also the meals to the volunteers. Volunteers will share rooms. Each volunteer will receive 60€ / month of pocket money. For local transport will have a bicycle.

Additional information on EVS activities:

Volunteers will work 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday. It may happen that some activities take place during weekends. Therefore, volunteers will get additional days off.

Quotas and Dates:

Start July: 2 places Portugal, 1 place Spain, 1 place Hungary

Start September: 1 place Portugal, 2 places Spain, 1 place Hungary




La actividad tendrá lugar en Paysandú, una ciudad de 100.000 habitantes ubicada en el litoral noroeste de Uruguay.

Los voluntarios participarán en organizaciones locales relacionadas con juventud y el trabajo social, desarrollando ciudadanía activa y participación de los jóvenes y con prioridad en jóvenes con dificultades económicas.

También formarán parte de las actividades coordinadas por Impulsa Paysandú, un programa juvenil del gobierno, que promueve la capacitación de líderes juveniles.


Tener un impacto social e intercultural mediante la creación de momentos y espacios donde los jóvenes de diferentes orígenes y culturas puedan encontrarse; compartir experiencias y aprender es el corazón de la experiencia de este SVE.

Los voluntarios tendrán la oportunidad de participar en actividades tales como eventos culturales y presentaciones sobre temas específicos. Estos temas son variados, dando también la posibilidad a los voluntarios de desarrollar sus propias actividades compartiendo sobre su cultura: talleres de cocina, danza...

Dependiendo de las habilidades y la motivación, los voluntarios tendrán la posibilidad de participar en actividades adicionales tales como:

Desarrollo de algún proyecto con las organizaciones.

Escribir artículos para el blog o sitio web de la organización.

Desarrollo de herramientas audiovisuales y de comunicación para la organización.

Apoyo a proyectos juveniles.

Todos los voluntarios prepararán un video de hasta 3 minutos sobre la experiencia en el país.

Condiciones de alojamiento:

Los voluntarios serán alojados en casa de familias que proporcionarán también las comidas a los voluntarios. Los voluntarios compartirán habitaciones. Cada voluntario recibirá 60 € / mes de dinero de bolsillo.

Información adicional sobre las actividades del SVE:

Los voluntarios trabajarán 35 horas por semana, de lunes a viernes. Puede suceder que algunas actividades tengan lugar durante los fines de semana. Por lo tanto, los voluntarios obtendrán días libres adicionales.

Plazas y Fechas:

Inicio Julio: 2 plazas Portugal, 1 plaza España, 1 plaza Hungría

Inicio setiembre: 1 plaza Portugal, 2 plazas España, 1 plaza Hungría

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