103, route d’Arlon
Tel: +352 26 12 10 1
Fax: +352 26 12 10 20
The agency was created in 2003 on behalf of the Association du Bénévolat, Luxembourg. The Association du Bénévolat was founded in 2002, after the International Year of Volunteers 2001.
The main activities of the “Agence du Bénévolat” are:
*To promote and encourage voluntary action as a major and active component in the provision of services to the community
*To work toward the recognition of voluntary work by public authorities and official organisations
*To provide training for local volunteer centre staff, voluntary organisations and voluntary work projects and their volunteers
*To provide documentation on subjects associated with volunteerism and voluntary organisations
*To promote volunteerism by meeting various audiences such as students, retirees, business people and children
*To organise and coordinate different voluntary activities
*To promote voluntary work (conferences, newsletter publishing, web-site creation, different volunteers’ events, etc.)
*To collect and disseminate database information
*To network with similar organisations in the Saar-Lor-Lux-region.