A New VSI Partnership with The Global Citizen Award!

6 Apr 2021

We are delighted to have become a partner with the Global Citizen Award! We look forward to working with them in the future! 

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What is the Global Citizen Award?

The Global Citizen Award (GCA) is a programme that encourages international volunteers to use their overseas experience to take action and raise awareness of global justice on their return to Ireland. There are 3 levels of the GCA, each with various requirements.

The GCA is about:

  • Promoting The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Global Justice
  • Highlighting the interdependence of the Global North and the Global South
  • Critically reflecting on global social justice issues
  • Global Solidarity
  • Change Making
  • Advocacy and raising awareness

All returned volunteers (18+) in Ireland with a minimum of 1-week overseas volunteer experience. There is no restriction on when your volunteering placement took place.

There are 3 achievable Award options; Bronze, Silver, or Gold with various actions tailored to suit you!

For more information please visit their website.