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The National Volunteer Center Prague
Na Poříčí 12 (palác YMCA)
110 00 PRAHA 1
tel.: +420 224 872 075-7
fax: +420 224 872 076

Program Pět P Anděl
Štefánikova 21
150 00 Praha 5
tel.: 257 328 901
fax: 257 328 911

IČO: 67779751

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       HESTIA - civic assosiation

The mission of HESTIA is to support and further positive interpersonal relationships. HESTIA actively engages in research, training, and educational programmes for non-profit organizations, organizes and hosts international and national conferences, and also works as a broker for international and local businesses by organizing corporate volunteering projects.

HESTIA National Volunteer Centre (NVC) co-ordinates The Coalition of Volunteer Initiatives in the Czech Republic, which has over 50 members, and also organizes specific volunteer projects such as Big Brothers Big Sisters (PET P in the CR), Volunteers in Hospitals, Programs for the Unemployed, European Volunteer Service, and Corporate Volunteering Programs etc.

HESTIA NVC is a member of the following international associations: BBBS International, IAVE, CEV, and VOLONTEUROPE.

HESTIA Methodical and Educational Centre (MEC) focus iths activity on education and supervision of professionals in social and social-medical services and other helping professions.

List of HESTIAs publications in Pdf format.


Programs of HESTIA are supported by Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Flint (Michigan), Foundation of Civil Society Development from Make a Connection Program, Commission of the European Community from Youth programme and from European Social Fund, BBBS International, Municipal corporation of the capital city Prague, Local corporation of the Prague 5, The Ministry of Education, Youth and Physical Education of the Czech Republic, The Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic and Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic.

Partner for media monitoring is Newton IT

Donors Forum is civic association gathering donors in the Czech Republic (fundations, funds, business donors), which aim is support and develepment of filantropy in the dountry.

HESTIA cooperate with Donors forum on the project „One Day for Your Good Doing“ realized by T-Mobile company.