non-formal education

Make a Difference: Volunteer opportunity in Varna, Bulgaria

We are looking for 2 young person between the ages of 18 and 30 for volunteerс under the European Solidarity Corps program in "SOS-families in risk" Foundation  in Varna, Bulgaria. he project will last 26 weeks from 01/07/2024 to 31/12/2024. Association FOR YOU is looking for a volunteer from…


YOU-CARE: YOUth Creating Action Research on Eco-anxiety

With partners, as part of the Erasmus+ program, we provide an opportunity for non-formal education through our initiative "YOU-CARE: YOUth Creating Action Research on Eco-anxiety" - a 25-month cooperation in the field of youth, including three activities, which are: training for youth workers and…


Agent 00was7e: Empowering youth for a greener Europe through recycling

“Agent 00was7e- Licence to Recycle'' is an Erasmus + project which addresses the problem of waste produced in Europe and its recycling rate. This project is organized by Ambiente è Vita (Italy), Association FOR YOU (Bulgaria) and Jugendvision (Stuttgart, Germany) and it is eighteen months long…


Is my vote useful: Youth Week in Varna

In the period from April 22 to 27, workshops were held in Varna on our project "Is my voice useful?" under the Erasmus+ program. They brought together young people from Bulgaria, France, Spain, Sweden and the Czech Republic who participated in a variety of games and activities through which they…


Simona Yordanova: Having the courage to live is the key to happiness

Hello! My name is Simona Yordanova, 21 years old from Parvomay. I am a student at the University of Economics - Varna, studying Digital media and PR. My favorite activities are drawing and reading books. I love traveling and getting to know new worlds and cultures. Also to indulge in a walk in…


Step into Solidarity: Volunteer opportunity in Sofia, Bulgaria

We are looking for young people between the ages of 18 and 30 for volunteers under the European Solidarity Corps program in The National Youth Card Association (NYCA) in Bulgaria who are a member organisation of the European Youth Card Association (EYCA). The project will last 25 weeks from…


Opportunity Alert: Volunteering in Bulgaria with European Solidarity Corps

We are looking for young people between the ages of 18 and 30 for volunteers under the European Solidarity Corps program in Bulgaria in non-profit association The United Nations Association of Bulgaria (UNA). The project will last 51 weeks from 10/05/2024 to 04/05/2025. Association FOR YOU is…


Young European voters ask: Does my vote count?

Young people from four countries are working on a strategy for specific turnout Students aged 18 to 25 from Bulgaria, France, Spain and Sweden investigate the reasons for low voter turnout and declining trust in government at local, national and European levels. Young people are working in a…


Kalina Stoyanova: There are so many different places and activities that can be done, and the benefits of them are countless

Hello! My name is Kalina Stoyanova and I am 23 years old. I am currently a final year student majoring in "Agrarian Business" at the University of Economics - Varna. In my free time, I like to do art, read books and spend time in nature and with friends. Have you volunteered before? What motivated…


Iveta Stoyanova: You can't go wrong if you act bravely and from the heart

Hello! My name is Iveta and I am 24 years old. I graduated in Bulgarian philology and currently work as a teacher, but my true passion remains art. I like to read, draw, dance, stare at pictures for hours, go to the theater, watch good movies and laugh out loud in the company of loved ones.…


Nikola Ivanov: Volunteering is a good first step for your development

Hello! My name is Nikola Ivanov. I am 19 years old and I have graduated from 125 SU "Boyan Penev" with humanitarian studies. I've been interested in listening, making and sharing music for a few years now, and I've been actively maintaining a forum with over 250 people since the last few months.…


Julie Perrier: Volunteering helped me discover Bulgaria and learn more about this beautiful country

My name is Julie Perrier, 18 years old, French, and I chose to go abroad to volunteer under the European Solidarity Corps program. It was a carefully considered choice, I wanted to discover another culture, another environment and at the same time be able to feel useful, therefore volunteering was…


Petya Petrova, clinical psychologist: I am looking forward to the next challenge as a volunteer for the European Solidarity Corps

The Association FOR YOU joined in October 2023 with a group of eight participants another youth exchange under the Erasmus+ program – “Let Me Do It 3”. The aim of the project with partners from Latvia, Bulgaria, Poland, Italy and Portugal is to promote the intercultural dialogue and sharing…


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,…


Claudia Tells Us More About Her Adventures in Varna, Passion for Social Work and Being an Intern During a Pandemic!

Claudia is one of the lovely interns that joined the team of An Association FOR YOU last fall. She is deffinately one of those energetic people, that fill you up with a positive attitude. That's maybe because she is commited to social work, traveling around the world exploring new places and…


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…


What Happened During the YE Ecology Act

Between the 15th and 20th of October, ten young French people came to Varna for a youth exchange organised by Maison de l’Europe WIPSEE and Association For You. This exchange, called Ecology Act 1, aimed at raising awareness on the importance of ecology. It was also an opportunity for these young…


8 Reasons Why Lifelong Learning is Important

  We might not always realise it, but we’re always learning. Every day, we discover something new, whether it’s academic knowledge, how to do something, or knowledge on someone, yourself or even what’s in the dish you last ate. But what makes lifelong learning so important? And why should you…


Volunteering Makes You Find Value in Small Things in Life - Ivilina from The Sunny house

Ivilina, holding a painting made during their workshops in the day center. Today we meet you with a sunny girl called Ivilina! She's a volunteer in a program of the European Solidarity Corps in a project with our partners from the Association "Day Center Maria" The Sunny House! Hello Ivi! Tell us…


Be a Volunteer! Change the World! - Nikola

Our project "Be a volunteer! Change the world!" ends. It was one of the first projects under the European Solidarity Corps program, approved and implemented in Bulgaria. The project involved 12 volunteers from all over Bulgaria and we think it is nice to introduce you to these wonderful young…