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So far YMCA has created 227 blog entries.
8 02, 2019

February 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release, Projects|

EVS vacancy in Oslo, Norway at YWCA-YMCA Global EVS is the European Commission’s mobility Program allowing young people to spend up to 12 months volunteering  in another country. We are looking to send 1 Romanian volunteer that will team up with  2 young people from Palestine  and 1 from YMCA Macedonia for 12 months from [...]

4 02, 2019

Stories in the bonfire VII: And God saw what he did. And God saw it was good.

February 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

This is my seventh blog and they said that seven is a magical number. Maybe that is why this week have been very successful. Everything started with an idea of my friend Catarina. A classical idea, nothing new but very needed. The idea was to make a collect of clothes, shoes and toys that the [...]

4 02, 2019

Waiting for the sun

February 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release, Projects|

One month since we started this second stage and four since all the project started. This weekly blog makes me think on how fast time goes away. Every time it's time to write a new one, I feel the heaviness of this sand watch on me. The need of doing something that makes each grain [...]

28 01, 2019

Back in Baia Mare!

January 28th, 2019|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

There are different ways to start writing a blog but I start with the most traditional way...  random sentence like this one! During the Christma`s holidays I went home and the time that I spent in Portugal made me realize how much I love to be in Romania, to live one of the most unique [...]

27 01, 2019

Collateral beauty

January 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release, Projects|

We are already immersed in all the projects we are leading, collaborating with and coming up with. The brainstorming to think about brand-new ideas is really fun and important, I can almost say that that is the easy part. Who would not love a space to be heard and to be able to imagine colorful [...]

20 01, 2019

Stories in the bonfire VI: And after three days he came back to life…

January 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hello everybody!!! I strike back again!!! I spent the whole Chistmas holidays in San Fernando (Cádiz, Spain) with my family and friends. This holidays use to be very special for me, concretely the day that we celebrat the most is the 6th of January. Maybe for you this date is not importan but in Spain [...]

15 01, 2019

Open Call: Wider Horizon short-term EVS in Netherlands!

January 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

Olde Vechte Foundation in Ommen, the Netherlands in partnership with YMCA Romania announce the opportunity of doing a short-term EVS in spring for 10 youngsters coming from disadvantaged background. There will be two terms: the first one is from 13th March 2019 - 12th May 2019 and the second one from 15th May 2019 - [...]

15 01, 2019

YMCA 175

January 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Who is YMCA175 for? Aimed at 16 to 35 year old young leaders from around the world, the programme will provide opportunities for all delegates to engage, with the event open to all young people, young at heart, and adults at every level of YMCA, including staff and volunteers past and present. YMCA175 will connect [...]

14 01, 2019

WELCOME BACK

January 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release, Projects|

The new year is already here and so we are the volunteers. Things have not changed that much: just a little bit more of snow and a bit colder, but the same faces that we were willing to see when we thought about coming back. These days back home have recharged our batteries due to [...]

11 01, 2019

“I knew for sure that I wanted to dedicate my life to working in an organization which is built on the principle of changing the world.” – Irina Georgiana Stroia, an EVSer in Norway YMCA

January 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Irina Georgiana Stroia, is 29 years old and  she´s from Romania. She has a degree in International Environmental and a master level in Energy Law. She decided to change a little bit the way how to live and to see her life so since mid-May 2018 she´s in Norway doing volunteering in an organization called [...]