Young Irish people are being encouraged to consider registering for the European Solidarity Corps.
It is a scheme that supports volunteers in areas including, health, the environment, disaster prevention and the integration of migrants and asylum seekers.
Accommodation and transport costs are provided to successful applicants for activities run by registered organisations.
Ireland South MEP, Deirdre Clune says those taking part can gain a lot of experience while learning about Europe:
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