EVS

Volunteering Opportunity in Kielce, Poland During 5 Months

URGENT: Searching for a candidate for Volunteering in a European Voluntary Service (EVS) project in Kielce, Poland Core activities will take place in a primary school with disabled children. Some activities will be also performed in the office of the Regional Volunteering Centre. Duration: 5…


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…


Tsvetelina, the Bulgarian Volunteer that Spent 8 Months in Marseille

Tsevetelina, our Bulgarian volunteer! Tsvetelina is one of the volunteers we have sent to an EVS abroad in a project coordinated by our partner Eurocircle in Marseille. She spent 8 months in the French city of Marseille. It is the second largest city in France, holding a lot of traditions and a…


The European Gateway in Action: Bulgarian Interns in Bordeaux

In March 10 people from Bulgaria went to Bordeaux for a two-week professional mobility within the frame of Erasmus + Programme. There were youngsters in a disadvantaged situation as well as representatives of various youth organisations from Varna. These associations were the Alternative Space,…


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…


FINDING EVS IN 5 STEPS

  1,2,3,4,5 … LET’S GO FOR THE EVS ! You want to do an EVS in Europe, here are the 5 tips to find your host organization: 1 – DEFINE YOUR PROJECT EVS gives you the opportunity to participate in different projects: - No need for professional experience - No need for diploma! Just motivation! -…


Youth Exchanges, EVS and Other Things...

Some time ago you had a chance to read about a youth exchange in Kranevo where we briefly presented participants from Varna. Now, you can get to know one of them. He will talk not just about youth exchanges but also about other projects in which he participated. Tell us something about yourself. I…


Long-term EVS is Not the Only Option - Meet Our Volunteers From Italy!

Ergisa, Marta and Salvatore are volunteers who visited Varna just for the short-term EVS project and probably they enjoy their summer in Italy right now. Not all of them are Italians though. Ergisa is an Albanian girl who moved to Italy a long time ago. Girls have just graduated from high school…


Luiza Karimova, Our Russian Sunshine Who Shares Her Skills and Experience at the University of Economics - Varna

Luiza is our volunteer from Russia who is a part of the Association For You project since June. She’s 27 years old, full of energy, young woman who decided to turn her life upside down. Are you ready to find out something more about her experience in Bulgaria? Luiza, why did you decide to do…


Assia Zaharieva and Her Attempts to Spread Her Passion in Varna. Our International But Bulgarian Volunteer :)

Assia Zaharieva is a Bulgarian who spends most of her life in Germany after moving there at the age of 12. The EVS project created an opportunity to go back to hometown and use what she had learned as well as her passion - rollerblading - in creating “new” space in Varna. She is the part of our…


As There are Not Enough French People in Varna, I Introduce You Morgane Bugara

We had a nice opportunity to celebrate a 29th birthday of Morgane here in Varna in April. This small clue is supposed to show you that this French volunteer isn’t already new into town. Besides, probably many of you have already had an opportunity to meet her during some of the events she helps to…


Some Moments From Our Presentation About Erasmus + and EVS Activities at Vasil Levski School

We think that it is very important to spread the news about the benefits of volunteering. We want to give information about other Erasmus + activities for youth as well. So we often make informative presentations for young people in schools. This week the volunteers Laura, Daria, Miranda and Saskia…


Lidia - Volunteer From Siberia

After being patient with her long visa fight, our volunteer from Russia managed to come to Bulgaria in March. Lidia is 28 years old girl (well, I should say woman) from Siberia, who already has a big experience living abroad and using different opportunities to travel the world. What is she doing…


Our Small Family is Getting Bigger and Bigger - Meet Miranda From Cyprus

Miranda is a 26 years old volunteer from Cyprus who came to Bulgaria in February. She is here already for a few months and helps in Младежки дом together with Sonia (you could read about her experience last time). They already have a new helper there, the new volunteer from Germany - Saskia (you…


Interview With Laura - Our Creative Graphic Designer, Who Likes to Combine Work in the Office With Outdoor Activities

Laura is a 29 years old volunteer from Lithuania. We are just sitting in the office and discussing her age, as she doesn’t look like being almost in her thirties. I think it is because she likes to spend so much time outside. She has also another theory. She thinks that it may be because of…


You Should Not Base Your Expectations on Your Past Experiences - What Else Our French Volunteer, Marie Gabrielle, Has to Say About Her EVS in Varna?

No, we do not sit in a nice restaurant drinking small coffee (where the hell is a big “normal” coffee hidden in this country?). Marie and I actually didn’t even have a regular conversation. But hey, let’s imagine we did. It shouldn’t be so difficult, because Marie-Gabrielle happens to be my…


From Student to Experienced Teacher - Pavel Talks About His EVS Service in Poland

Last summer we have posted an announcement about a volunteering position in Poland on our Facebook Page. We received so many inquiries that it seemed impossible to choose the right person. Until we got the letter from Pavel. He knew very well what he wanted and why he was applying for this project.…


Blogs, Robotics, and Working with Children – the Amazing Spanish EVS Experience of Our Volunteer Maya!

Meet Maya from Bulgaria! She searched the right EVS project for herself for a quite long time before leaving for Spain. However, after our interview with her, it was more than obvious, that the wait was worth it! You can read about her life and service in Spain and see for yourself why we think…


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 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…