Keep going, reach goals, get an award – Empowering senior volunteerism


In the times of major social changes volunteering of all people notwithstanding their age is a valuable way to resist, grow and develop as individuals and communities. While the share of older people over 65 years of age is growing, their active participation in society is becoming an ever more appreciated reality and need.


  • Adult educators
  • Older volunteers who are or who want to become volunteers


  • To enhance the social inclusion and position of older people
  • To enable older adults to live and act as active citizens
  • To promote adult and older adult learning
  • To promote older people’s volunteering and caring for social welfare


  • Innovative senior volunteering award program
  • Online toolkit for adult educators and older learners
  • Senior award program for older citizens, an educational program
  • Manual/guidelines on how to run the Senior Award program

Duration: 1.10.2020 – 31.1.2023

Activities / Methods / Results

Conceptual Framework (Methodology) Of the GGA Project And GGA Toolkit On Volunteering >>

Resource Library >>

State of the Art Review of Older People’s Volunteering >>

Volunteering in old age? Why not! (Brochure) >>

Multimedia / Written publications

Leaflet (About the GGA project) >>

Leaflet for future volunteers/participants in Senior Award Programme >>

Did you say older citizens, older learners, older volunteers? (EPALE) >>

WE Need To Think Big. About The GGA Project And Older People’s Volunteering (EPALE) >>

Nothing Much Is Expected from Older People. You Don’t Say? (EPALE) >>

Facebook page >>

Contact information

Urška Majaron

00386 70 790 329; 00386 1 433 20 90

Contract number: Erasmus+ Ka2, 2020-1-LT01-KA204-077