volunteer in Varna

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…


"Very strong hullabaloo" in Hale 3 with Stoyan!

Stoyan is one of those versatile personalities who rise in various fields and they make you wonder - when do they have time to sleep? But maybe here comes the charm of being young and full of desire to create! Learn where Stoyan's volunteer experience begins, what inspires him to create new things…


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…


What It's Like To Work With Your Friends - Eli from HALE 3 Tells Us About It

Each of us probably knows a positive and invigorating, always smiling person - this is Ellie from Hale 3! She is one of those artistic personalities who see the world differently and inspire us. If you want your day to be sunny, read her interview 🙂 Hello Eli. Please introduce yourself…


Genata from HALE 3 Tells How Extreme Sports and Volunteering Are Combined

Hello Genata, how are you! Hi, I'm fine. Well, I just tried a skate trick, one try turned out good, the other didn't… Introduce yourself in a few words! I am Evgeni Penkov, from Sofia and I am a skateboard, ski, rollerblade, snowboard instructor, and some other sports when necessary. I am a…


Talking About the Passion for Volunteering with Hrisi from A Place FOR YOU

Chrissy - always positive and with a smile on her face! Hrisi is not a new face to our organization - she's been participating as a volunteer in the social workshops, as well as in youth projects such as Youth For Social Change , In your Shoes, as well as our last youth exchange Ecology Act !, for…


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…


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Elis from The Sunny House shares how it feels to be a volunteer!

Elis with a painting made by the participants in the daytime activities of The Sunny House. How great it is to get the inspiration for volunteering back in your life? Elis, who is part of the Day Center “Sunny house” in Varna, tells us a little bit more about her experience in the European…


Solidarity and Inclusion for All

4 youngsters will participate in the volunteering project Solidarity and Inclusion for All. They will work at the Sunny House Day centre of Association Family Center Maria. The mission of the organisation is the creation and development of a supportive environment in order to improve the potential…


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…