One of the most important priorities of the YOUTH
program is to give access to
the activities within the Program to young people with less opportunities.
Whilst this target group is by no means restricted from taking part in long term
EVS projects, its access to EVS is facilitated by the possibility of
short-term voluntary service projects.
The duration of a short-term EVS project should be between 3 weeks and six
If the project involves a young person with less opportunities, it is
recommended that applicants envisage an advance planning visit to the host
country and include it in the application. This visit should not take place
until the application is approved and would normally last two days (travel