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As practised at Community Farm Cloughjordan, Ökodorf Sieben Linden, Ananda Gaorii
Inspired by Sieben Linden and Cloughjordan
The related Budget Template provides a budget overview and what parts are covered or need to be covered by it.
The ESC programme works with lump sums based on the number of days a Volunteer is staying. From that budget, the Volunteers need to be provided with accommodation and food.
They also receive pocket money and travel reimbursement.
Furthermore there are overhead expenses like Project Management and Mentors.
Required for implementation:
A person, preferably with book keeping and/or accountancy skills, who knows how to structure a budget and handle finances.
Knowledge of calculation sheets is highly recommended.
ESC budget template, provided by Sieben Linden
The National Agency provides each project with a Contract which includes appendices containing a lot of information.
Some of them mostly repeat information contained in the European Solidarity Corps Programme Guide but others are very specific on the obligations you need to fulfil.
Pluses and minuses of above
This avoids inadvertent contract breaches through being ill informed.
You might get lost in the bureaucratic language and feel nervous at every step.
Or become scared of changing things in case you misstep.
What is Needed:
Time, care, attention and the patience to familiarise yourself with the requirements