Volunteering

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…


'Be a Volunteer, Save the World'

“Be a Volunteer, Save the World” is a voluntary project involving 11 Bulgarian youngsters volunteering in Varna. These young people support five different associations. This is among the first projects of the European Solidarity Corps to be implemented in Bulgaria.  Purpose of the Project The aim…


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…


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…


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…


The Sport and the City Vol. 1 - Skate Park Mladost

The Summer is finally in Varna and the city welcomes the new season with more and more alternative youth initiatives and events. One of them occurred this Saturday in the skate park Mladost and was open for participants of all ages. The organisers planned four events, which together form the…


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…


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…


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.…