Year: 2016

Weird Self-Interview by and with Michele, the EVS Italian Volunteer from Matera

Hi Michele! This is a bit embarrassing: how do you feel being interviewed by yourself? Something like bipolar or borderline, maybe?  Hi Michele! Actually not at all! You know me better than everyone else so you know perfectly how much I like questioning myself all the time. At least today I can…


EVS Chronicles in Foreign Countries Pt.2: Living in Lisbon

Hi Dilyana, just to follow the usual protocol tell us who you are: where are you from, what are you doing and where are you going. Hello, I’m Dilyana from Varna, Bulgaria. I am a volunteer in European NGO Mais Cidadania (more citizenship) in Lisbon, Portugal. I work in a relations department and…


Interview with Anda, the New Latvian Trainee of FOR YOU

Hi Anda! Just to begin our interview, speaking about yourself: who you are, where are you from and where are you going. Hello! I'm a positive, open-minded person who is a big ice cream lover and sometimes lives in a small world in which there is just me and myself, with no countries and races.…


Interview with Dovilé, the Lithuanian Girl Who Works for the University of Varna

Hi Dovilé! Please introduce yourself speaking briefly about who you are, where are you from and where are you going ("it's a long story" won't be accepted as a valid answer).  Hello, Micky and everybody who is reading this text! As Micky already mentioned my name is Dovilė Uždavinytė. I came from…


Interview with Vincent, the French Volunteer from Reims

..Hi Vincent. Please introduce briefly yourself speaking about your life, your country and your hometown. Oi, I’m Vincent, a 24 years old non-completely grown-up boy. I’m from Reims, the capital of Champagne, in France. Baguette.  Taking inspiration of the famous quote of Charles De Gaulle about…


Interview with Fotini, the Greek EVS Volunteer Who Works for a Solidarity Shelter

Hi Fotini! I'm glad you accepted to have this interview. Usually, you are more elusive and enigmatic than Thomas Pynchon and De Chirico mixed together! Just to introduce you to us speak briefly and with your usual enthusiasm about yourself: who you are, where are you from and where are you going.…


Interview with Nuria, the Spanish Volunteer Working for the Social Tea House

We've already presented some of the volunteers which association FOR YOU brought to the Social Teahouse. Today we want to share our intriguing conversation with Nuria - the positive and enthusiastic volunteer from Spain.  Hi Nuria, just to begin to tell us some general information about you and…


Interview With Beñat, the French Journalist of the Urban-Route Magazine

Hi Beñat, just to introduce yourself speak briefly about your life: who you are, where are you from and where are you going. My name is Beñat Thomas. I am from the south-west of France, in the Basque country. I never lived out of Europe and I do not really know where my next step will take place in…


Interview with Sefallah, the French Trainee of the Association FOR YOU

Hi Sefallah! Just to begin the interview tell us briefly about yourself: who you are, where are you from and where are you going. My name is Sefallah Mahamat, I’m from France, more exactly from Mont-de-Marsan, a small city located in the West South. I’m a student at Bordeaux University. What did…


Interview with Pavel, the Bulgarian Collaborator of the Association FOR YOU

The project "YE kick off for an amazing journey from insecurity to self-esteem" brings together 8 organizations that work with people with mental disabilities and/or Down Syndrome or psychiatric problems, in Bant, in the Netherlands. Our colleague Pavel, who took part in the workshop, speaks to us…


Giving Voice to Disability: Interview with Mathew, the Bulgarian Volunteer from Varna

“YE kick off disability in motion through video guidance” was an international social project. It occurred in Romania from 29th of April till 9th of May. The most relevant topics addressed were about: disability, education, video & media youth, embracing diversity, tolerance and inclusion.…


JaRa's Team Building Training with the Association FOR YOU

On a Friday morning, the table football team JaRa came together to gain new knowledge about teamwork and motivation with the help of Association FOR YOU. Our colleague Dillyana and our volunteer Lelde from Riga helped conducted the training. The training started with little getting to know each…


Springtime in the Northern Bulgarian Coast with FOR YOU

Last Saturday we went to Cape Kaliakra for a teambuilding trip organized by Association FOR YOU. It is a promontory situated 60 kilometres from Varna, North East of the Bulgarian Coast. In no other place like this part of the country. There is such a drastic contrast between the wintertime and the…


Useful Adresses If You Want to Follow Us on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/FORYOUevs/?ref=hl The main Facebook page, full of interviews associated with the EVS life, announces about EVS vacancies and articles about our activities. https://www.facebook.com/assocationforyou?fref=ts The Facebook page regarding the office activities and everyday life…


EVS Chronicles in Foreign Countries: Portugal

  Hello, my name is Stanislava, I am 23-years old. I am currently doing a European Voluntary Service in Mais Cidadania Association in Lisbon, Portugal.  My project is about writing communication and I am part of the communication team. My job includes updating the association’s website, blogs…


Back to High School with FOR YOU: EVS Presentations at the Vasil Levski Institute

Last week I and other international volunteers went to the High School Vasil Levski to set up presentations about the opportunities of the EVS experience and the different national backgrounds of the people involved in it. The balsamic scent of the incipient springtime was in the air together with…


Interview with Samuel, the EVS volunteer from Zamora

Hi Samuel. Please briefly introduce yourself speaking about your past experiences, your studies, your decision to try the EVS experience and some other personal information like your ideas about the meaning of life and your opinions about the extinction of the whales in the Mediterranean Sea.  I…


Interview about Sergio, one of the supervisors of the new social and cultural entrepreneurship project the Teahouse

Hi Sergio. Please introduce yourself and without telling the entire story of your life speak about what brought you to choose the EVS in Bulgaria and how did you discover this opportunity.  Hi Michele. As you said, my name is Sergio, I'm from Spain, I'm 25 years old and I've studied animation…


Interview with Cecile, the French girl from Reims

Hi Cecile! Introduce yourself and speak shortly about your life, your provenience, your past working experiences outside your native country and the desires concerning your future plans.  Hi Michele! I’m Cécile and I come from France. Naturally I have a hometown, but since 2012 i don’t live more…


Interview with Juliette, the French volunteer from Lille

Hi Juliette, thank you for your time. Just to start the interview, introduce yourself: speak briefly about your story, your interests and your background. I’m Juliette, I’m 23 and I come from France. I have a bachelor in French Literature but as I don’t plan to become a teacher of French…