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Plataforma del Voluntariado de España (PVE)

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Contact information

C/ Tribulete nº 18
28012 Madrid
Tel: +34 91 541 14 66
Fax: +34 91 541 14 21
Email: info[at]


General information

The Spanish Volunteering Platform was created in 1986 as a non-governmental organisation, to coordinate the promotion and dissemination of volunteering in Spain.

Nowadays it brings together 76 volunteer organisations. All the organisations of the Platform gather together more than 800 associations. The platform represents approximately 800,000 volunteers all over Spain.

The Platform is subsidised by the Former Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. It administers the Voluntary Observatory which was created in collaboration with the Ministry, and it is a member of the organising committee of the State Volunteering Congress.

Its main activities include

  • Management of the Voluntary Observatory – centre for research, documentation and information on volunteering in Spain

  • Communication and awareness-raising; promotion of volunteering including through new technologies

  • Training; the Integral Training Plan seeks to respond to the educational needs raised by territorial entities and platforms

  • Networking

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