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2 04, 2021

Easter Letter from our European Solidarity Corps Volunteers

April 2nd, 2021|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release|

  “There are always flowers for those who want to see them” - Henri Matisse   Dear friends and partners, We are writing you in this awakening time of the year when we celebrate Easter. We are four European Solidarity Corps volunteers – Marina, Marina, Margarida, Cristian - at YMCA Romania, in Baia Mare, serving [...]

22 03, 2021

Cycling in Bucharest!

March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release|

Our international volunteer Margarida Honório has been in Bucharest last weekend. She took a break from touristing to participate in an activity organized by "COSI - Civic Orientation and Social Integration", an association that also works with international volunteers in the capital. COSI has organized an afternoon of cycling through Calea Victoriei to promote the [...]

25 01, 2021

Green Club presents: World Café

January 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release|

We are pleased to say that last wednesday at 17h our international volunteers have held a World Café event at the Log Out in Baia Mare. This event had the purpose of sharing ideas about climate change and to contribute with what we think could be solutions to this problem. The YMCA's Green Club will [...]

9 11, 2020

October 2020 Vlog – Building Stronger Communities

November 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release, Projects|

Primul vlog al colegilor internationali realizat dupa prima luna de acomodare si activitati de instruire in Baia Mare,  in cadrul proiectului Building Stronger Communities. Check our our international colleagues 1st Vlog - October 2020, created after their 1st month of accommodating and training activities in Baia Mare, Romania in Building Stronger Communities project Shooting and [...]

1 04, 2019

Adapt, overcome.

April 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release, Projects|

Some weeks have gone since I last wrote here. It is not always easy to find the space for reflection and it is even harder to write the ideas down. Actually, until this last week, all in my mind was a bit messy and I could not put my thoughts in order; maybe if I [...]

2 03, 2019

Night reflection

March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release, Projects, Uncategorized|

We keep thinking that we are special souls that are living a unique experience. That what we do, what we achieve, what we want out of it is above any previous volunteer's expectations and reality. The EVS makes your feelings stronger, deeper and, therefore, more harmful sometimes. That's why an adventure like this is full [...]

18 02, 2019

Point to the stars

February 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Events, Press release, Projects|

Living abroad and trying new things, meeting new people is wonderful, but it is also a roller-coaster of feelings in many ways. You do not want to miss nothing that it is done and you always have will to try all the possibilities that appear in your way. I must say that I have learnt [...]

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

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 [...]

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 [...]