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Intentional Erasmus+ Night at Hale 3

On April 18, 2019, the team of Association FOR YOU gathered foreign volunteers, trainees, and Erasmus students from the University of Economics and the University of Management in Varna in Hale 3. More than 70 people came to the international event. What happened that night? The participants…


Meet Emma - Our French EVS Volunteer From Avignon

Emma joined our team as an EVS volunteer in early October 2018 on a project by Eurocircle, our French partners from Marseille. Today, almost at the end of her voluntary service, Emma shares with us what volunteerism and life away from home have for her. Who are you? Where do you come from ? and…


European Gateway: 3 Days in Valencia for One of Our Last Meetings

From 5 to 8 March 2019 part of our team attended a meeting in Valencia hosted by our Spanish partners ESMOVIA. 7 of the 8 organisations involved in the European Gateway project have sent representatives throughout this visit - COPAE from Greece, UNISER  from Italy, CEMÉA, FRMFR and CFA GUSTAVE…


Presentation at the Sport school

Presentation in the Sport school The school year is finishing and our volunteer Javier wanted to use this situation to speak with the students of the sports school and tell them his experiences and to advise them how to face some situations they may have to face in the future if they continue…


Taste&Share Fourth Edition

On the 7 of February 2019, we had our fourth edition of “Taste & Share” at the place “Yo-Ho-Hostel”. This time, we were about 50 people, very interested to know more about different cultures and to taste food. This edition we had the possibility to know more about Belgium, Nigeria, and France.…


Young People Become Volunteers With Full Support Under the European Programme For the First Time in Bulgaria

Logo of the Association FOR YOU In January, the newest volunteering project of the Association For You “Become a Volunteer! Change the World” started as a part of the European Solidarity Corps Programme. This project includes 11 young people from Bulgaria who will do their volunteering service in…


2 Bulgarians Share Their Experience in Sicily during the Youth Exchange ‘CulturART’

Last year, in June 2018, a few Bulgarian youngsters went to Sicily to take part of a Youth Exchange, ‘CulturART’, organised by Associazione InformaGiovani which was about migration and art as a way of mutual understanding. I asked the participants some questions. Here is how they feel about this…


Our Old French Friends From the MFR du Bergeracois Were With Us In Varna

Our intern, volunteer and French partners in visit of Burgas Last week, we welcomed our French partners in Varna from the MFR Du Bergeracois. The week was about looking for new partnerships for several projects regarding culture, social work and trainees. Patrick, Loïc, and Salomé from Bergerac…


The European Gateway in Action: 5 Youngsters From France Talk About Their Internship In Varna

All the partnering organisations in The European Gateway had to host interns in their countries to implement the procedures and tools the procedures created for the project. We have hosted 5 young French interns and asked them about their experience during the professional mobility. Here are their…


Two Young Bulgarian Youngsters Share Their Experience During Their Youth Exchange in Bucharest, Romania

In mid-October 2018, some youngsters from Bulgaria went to Bucharest in Romania for 9 days to take part in a Youth Exchange project named “For Youth People”, targeted at youth workers. The main goal was to develop their skills in non-formal education and foster the occupational integration of young…


A Week in Bordeaux Visiting Our Friends at the MFR du Bergeracois

At the end of November, three members of the association FOR YOU went to La Force, France. They participated to the “Semaine de l’Europe” hosted by the MFR (Maison Familiale Rurale) du Bergeracois. Most of the European partners present during the week. Erasmus+ European Mobility Professionals The…


5 Young Bulgarians Share Their Experiences During the Youth Exchange 'Yes, I Can'

Our young people in Torun. A few youngsters from Varna have participated in the Youth Exchange “Yes, I can” in Torun, Poland from 29th October to 7th of November 2018. This was an international project about increasing the quality of life of disabled people, learn how to express themselves through…


The European Gateway in Action: Meet Marie, a French Intern in Alliance Francaise Varna

February 2018 was a busy month for the whole team of the association! We have worked on hosting 40 French students in different organisation and businesses in Varna. The youngsters were here to do short term international professional mobility within the Erasmus Plus programme. We have already…


The European Gateway in Action: Meet Nicolas from France Intern in Cafe Ole, Varna

2 years ago we have started working on The European Gateway project along with 7 other organisations from 5 European countries. Our main goal is to create a universal frame of work that will let professionals to easily find, prepare, and implement internships abroad. This led to the visit of 40…


Being an Elf in Finland at Christmas, or the True Story of Detelina and her EVS Project

Detelina, the Christmas elf in Finland! Being a volunteer in a foreign country can change your life forever! This happened to Detelina who has spent several weeks in Finland and worked as ... elf :). See what it is to help make such a magical project come true! Hello! Could you please tell us a few…


Taste & Share Christmas Edition

Yesterday (the 19th of December 2017) we had our third event “Taste & Share“ at the “Place For You“ and again it gathered a lot of people, which were interested to know more about other cultures and to taste different food. :) This time we had the possibility to know more about 2 big cities in…


Volunteering? Saskia talks about her experience.

Saskia Grieser (29) is a volunteer from Germany. She came to Varna in May and I remember when I met her for the first time during Sonia’s personal project without realising the fact that actually she is the new volunteer we were waiting for. She has big experience in youth and volunteering sector.…


Bulgarian Meals Cooking Workshop in a Place For You

On the 7th of October we had a cooking workshop in a new home for social activities „Place For You“. The place is well prepared for such initiatives and the spacious kitchen can fit a lot of cooks :) The workshop was open for everyone. As always, some of the participants were youngsters with…


From an Erasmus Student to an EVS Volunteer - a Few Words from Sven Mertens

Every volunteer in our project is an unique person and has an unique story. And trust me when I say it, because this year we managed to gather very interesting blend of people. It also applies to how and why all of us decided to come to Varna. Even though we are part of one big project (Get Ready!…


Find Out What Tracey Gillen from Ireland Thinks about Bulgaria and Her Staying in Varna

The Association For You doesn’t only deal with an EVS projects. As you probably already know, from time to time we host interns as well.  Find out what Tracey Gillen from Ireland thinks about Bulgaria and her staying in Varna. You can read about many nice things, but not only as there is a place…