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Starting point Varna - a useful travel guide!

After being a volunteer for almost a year at Association For You, French volunteer Oriane presented her personal project. She has been working in the communication team since March 2021. As a volunteer under the European Solidarity Corps, she had the chance to create her own personal project. With…


European Year of Youth - are you getting involved?

Perhaps most of you have already heard about the announcement of 2022 as the Year of Youth. The Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Year of Youth was adopted on 20 December 2021. The European Year of Youth has several main objectives: The first is to focus on…


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A French Christmas time in Varna with Manon!

Manon is our new intern from Bayonne, France. She joined the team of the workshop PLACE FOR YOU and Hale 3 for 3 months. During her time here, she is going to spend her first Christmas abroad. What an experience full of new challenges for Manon! Discover more about her experience in Varna and at…


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Success stories and International Volunteer Day!

Today is December 5 - International Volunteer Day! To celebrate it, we contacted three of our former volunteers - Pamela, Yoan and Matteo, who told us how their volunteer experience helped them be the people they are today. Did they include this experience in their CV, did it help them find a job…


Surfing off summer with aqua sports for children with special needs

The 12th of September was the day to discover aqua sport! Indeed, Niki Surf Sport as well as For You and other partners (mention below) have organized an event in Aspurohovo beach. Perfect time and perfect weather to discover new sports, such as Kayak, for young disadvantaged Bulgarians and their…


The 9th of May: Europe Day, Unity is strength 

The 9th of May 2021 was Europe day! A way to celebrate European history but most of all solidarity and peace. To celebrate this day, let's rediscover or discover the important historical facts about the European Union🇪🇺 But first, what's Europe Day?  Europe day is an international…


What are the benefits of spending a GAP year?

  It is important to be successful, to have direction in our lives, and to make the right decisions. However, the truth is that all these expectations can be quite stressful, especially for a young person who has to decide his fate. Although surrounded by countless possibilities, research…


4 Skills You Can Develop During Your Volunteering Time

Volunteering is known to be a rich experience, but did you know that it can help you find a job? During this time volunteering abroad, you will gain some skills that are going to be useful for your future! Here are 4 skills you will be able to develop during your volunteering and how they are…


Did Volunteering Practices Evolve Through the Twenty-One Century? Let’s Find out Together

  In June 2020, the Plan of Action to Integrate Volunteering into the 2030 Agenda for the Global Technical Meeting on Volunteering 2020, published a study on volunteering practices in the twenty-first century. This study suggests that volunteering practices have evolved due to technological…


9 Steps to Preparing a Resume if You Have No Experience

When you have no experience in a field or any previous work experience at all, it is important that your resume corresponds to the job advertisement or internship for which you are applying. Focus on the qualities required for a successful career in the sector. Whether it would be soft or hard…


Guide: How To Find The Right European Solidarity Corps Project For You?

Nowadays there are many opportunities ahead of young people for both personal and professional development. The Internet gives people endless resources of information. Globalization is making traveling easier each day and young people grow more conscious with each generation. If you are looking…


5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start Volunteering

You have decided to diversify your everyday life or maybe you want to meet new people? Perhaps you want to gain experience in a certain area? That’s all great! Volunteering is a path that gives a person the chance to find many answers both for oneself as well as for life in general. However,…


7 Motivational Reasons to Volunteer!

In our busy day to day life, we often try to take more and more from life but how often do we help others? Luckily, there are some things we can do, in which the more we give, the more we receive. Engaging in voluntary activities is one of these things! In our post today we are going to tell you…


Skills developed as an intern in Bulgaria

Being a volunteer in another country is not an easy task - you meet up with lots of challenges and culture shock, but most importantly you learn many new things. See what is to be an intern in Bulgaria through the eyes of Claudia from Germany, who's been part of the team of Association FOR YOU…