“ValidVol” intends to increase the employability of people aged over 50 by encouraging them to take up volunteering as a way to provide a social service to the local community, but also as a widely recognised non-formal and informal learning experience through the certification of key competences acquired during the service. More specifically, the objectives of the project are:

  1. To create a model of validation of key competences acquired during senior volunteering and to test it;

  2. To promote the acquisition of key competences through senior volunteering;

  3. To set up a European system of recognition of competences acquired through non-formal and informal learning by people aged over 50;

  4. To promote the exchange of good practices at European level on validation of key competences in non-formal and informal learning for people aged over 50.