volunteer in Varna

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…


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…


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…


Professionals and Students Met in Varna to Discuss Good Practices in International Professional Mobilities

On the 23rd of November, the “Association FOR YOU” organised a Workshop “International transfer of good professional practices”. It took place in a cosy, non-formal environment, at a youth space for different events and social initiatives – “HALE3”, Varna. Representatives of businesses, as well as…


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!…


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…


Taste and Share vol2

As you remember, in March we made a very fun event called Taste & Share and it turned out to be a big success! This is why we decided to create something like a small tradition. And use the occasion to introduce you to our wonderful volunteers in person.   Last Thursday, on the 13th of…


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…


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…


Sonia Golini - the French Volunteer of Varna European Youth Capital 2017

Sonia, French volunteer for Varna 2017. Sonia is a 24 years old French volunteer who came to Varna few months before us (and here I mean the bigger part of youth who participate in the project Get Ready – Varna 2017 and myself). This is why, I am sure, she has much more to share with you, as she…


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…


Lively Moments From Our Intercultural Event "Varna, Get Ready: Taste & Share!" at Yo-Ho-Hostel

On the 18th of March Association FOR YOU organized an intercultural event at Yo-Ho-Hostel. Volunteers and interns, who are part of our new project Get Ready! Varna European Youth Capital 2017, presented their countries and prepared delicious meals from their national cuisines. We think, that it is…