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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…


"Internship abroad is a great way to grow" - Elomara from the Canary Islands

What makes a 22-year-old girl from the Canary Islands leave the golden beaches and go around the world during a pandemic? The desire to help others and improve yourself! Meet  Elomara! She chose Bulgaria to do an internship at a day center for people with disabilities. What challenges did she face…


"Beyond the fears and hesitations are the really good stories" - Katerina from "Uspelite"

Smiling, full of curiosity, and wanting to discover. This is Katerina, a volunteer under the European Solidarity Corps Project at  UspeliteBG. Good news hunter and storyteller. During her volunteering, she is an ambassador of positive example and takes her first steps in journalism. She believes…


"If not now, when?" Itahisa from the Canary Islands

Canary Islands - long strips of golden beaches and sunny weather… What makes a young woman want to separate for a few months this idyllic life to visit Bulgaria? The answer will be given by Itahisa - an intern under the Erasmus + program at the day center "Riviera" - Varna. 🙂 Hello, how…


"The young generation can give a lot…" - Polina from "Alzheimer Bulgaria"

It's time to meet Polly - another young woman from the team of  "Alzheimer's Bulgaria"! Today she tells us how and why she chose this volunteer cause, and if she found her place as part of it! 🙂 Hello, how are you!?  I feel great. Can you please introduce yourself ( where you come from,…


"Now is the time to try new things!" - Kalina from "Alzheimer's Bulgaria"

Today Kalina tells her story - a young woman with various activities and interests! How she chooses her volunteer cause and what successes she has achieved, read in her interview 🙂 Hello! How are you? Hello! I feel good, motivated, and looking forward to my future. Introduce yourself in a…


How volunteering changes lives - Yoan from the University of Economics-Varna!

Get ready for an interview full of revelations - Yoan from the International Department of the University of Economics-Varna tells us about his volunteer experience over the past year. From working with non-governmental organizations and international organizations, the development of personal…


Fanny from France tells us about her volunteering in Bulgaria!

Today we introduce you to Fanny - an extremely kind, smiling and responsive young person who accidentally chooses Bulgaria as part of her development path. Hello, please introduce yourself! Hi, My name is Fanny Schupfer. I grew up in Strasbourg, in the east part of France but I'm currently living…


What lessons does the alternative environment teach us - Ivan from Hale 3 tells us about it!

Finding the right path is not an easy task. Perhaps the reason is that there is no such thing as a right or wrong path - everything we experience is important for us to become who we are. Ivan from Hale 3 tells us about the lessons he learned on his way, what led him to the Alternative Space and…


Dilyana shares more wonderful stories from her ESC project - part two!

We introduced you to the sunny and positive Dilyana in her previous blog post,  which you can read HERE.   Her experience is extremely rich and intriguing, so we continue the conversation with her in the second part! She shares her thoughts on the challenges of life, how to make the most of life’s…


A varied adventure in Germany with Dilyana - part one!

Meet Dilyana, or as she describes herself "a loving, creative, curious, adventurous, but also an anxious person who has a hard time saying" no "and who is working towards his improvement". She shares her story and experience as a volunteer in Germany and as part of the Jugendwerk der AWO…


"Let's do important things for others!" - Nicole, a volunteer in The Voice of Youth

Nicole, who took part in the Voice of Youth project, called on young people to take a step forward in their development. She tells us why she believes that even the wrong steps are an important part of our development. She also tells us about what inspires her, what she likes about working with…


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…


Preslava from "SOS - families at risk" tells us about the positives and challenges of working with children!

Today we will present you- Preslava - a volunteer at the SOS Foundation - Families at Risk . She tells us about how our plans don’t always happen, but sometimes it leads to even better results that change our views of the world :). Hello, how are you? I feel good! Today was extremely dynamic and…


Mariela from "SOS-families at risk" tells us about her passion for working with children!

Although she is still very young, Mariela, who is a volunteer at the SOS Families at Risk Foundation, knows what she wants to do with her life - work with children. Filled with a lot of energy and positive charge, she is committed to volunteering because she does exactly what she loves. Find out…


Expired - Urgent: Fairtrade Luxembourg Is Looking for versatile ESC Volunteers

Want to help bring awareness about fair trade? Fairtrade Lëtzebuerg asbl is looking for youngsters to help them organize workshops, work on social media, support the staff, ... from September 2021 to August 2022.    If you are interested send your resume and cover letter to…


Expired - We Need 1 ESC Digital Lover Volunteer Opportunities in Luxembourg

You are an aspiring Webmaster? Take the chance to develop your skills and use them in a professional context for a year with our friend Fondation Partage Luxembourg. Partage.lu is looking for a youngster who will be in charge of the redesign of the website in June 2021.    If you are…


Expired - Urgent: We Are Searching for 1 ESC Volunteer in Italy in a Horse Rescue

Horse lovers, you're time has come !! Our friend Oasi di Scacco & Hope is looking for 1 volunteer . Oasi di Scacco & Hope is a non-profit association aimed at recovering horses that have been abandoned, abused, or destined for slaughter. They are looking for a volunteer to take care of the…


Expired - Urgent: We Are Searching for 1 ESC Volunteer in Italy in a Butterfly House for Environmental Education Activities

Our friend Farfalle nella Testa is looking for 1 volunteer . The volunteer will be involved in the management of the Butterfly House and in the environmental education activities for 10 months.   If you are interested send your resume and cover letter to volunteer@foryoubg.org ASAP. Please…


Expired - We Are Looking for 4 ESC Volunteers in Italy in a residential community for youth

Always wanted to help disadvantaged minors ? Istituto Walden is searching for 4 volunteers ready to propose their support to educators in a housing community. The positions are available in May 2021 .  If you are interested send your resume and cover letter to volunteer@foryoubg.org ASAP.…