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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 [...]

10 01, 2019

Open Call: Volunteering at YMCA Bournemouth, United Kingdom for 4 months placement!!

January 10th, 2019|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

YMCA Bournemouth in partnership with YMCA Romania announce the opening for the  following EVS roles in YMCA Bournemouth, United Kingdom, the services being for 4 months starting in 24th of April 2019 and finish in 4th September  2019. You can find down below more details about this short term placement and what consists the project. Info [...]

7 01, 2019

Finished the holidays 😃

January 7th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

These last two weeks have been very emotional for me. I went back to France for one week for Christmas. It allowed me to spend time with my friends and family. Two of my friends then followed me to my return to romania to celebrate the first of the year here in baia mare with [...]

19 12, 2018

“Finally see what it means to be living”

December 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release, Projects|

And here we go to face our last week as EVSers in Romania this year. Christmas is in the corner and our families are waiting for us at home. The snow made its first big appearence so we do not forget that winter is here to stay for a while. With it, our time for [...]

14 12, 2018

Let´s do a little break …

December 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release|

This was the last week, before Christmas because I'm going home. I will fly to Portugal, to spend time with my family and my friends who are waiting for me. Anxious to see them, for a short period of time but to tell the stories that I'm living here and all the aspects of my [...]

12 12, 2018

Stories in the bonfire V: Finding rainbow wildfires!

December 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events|

Baia Mare is a little city in the county of Maramures. It's very calmed and relaxed, almost like a big town. But to live here is very nice. I mean you don't have too many things to do but is a confortable place. In spanish we say "hogareño" that means the it feels like home. [...]

11 12, 2018

“Que tu curiosidad no desaparezca”

December 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release, Projects|

It is undeniable that Romania is treating me well and that I am having fun here by trying to delight in every moment that this opportunity is offering to me. It is also true that here I am learning a lot about myself; and that is always the hard part: getting to know myself and [...]