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23 01, 2018

Advance Planning Visit for “Reaching Out in Dorset Through EVS Initiatives” project in Bournemouth, UK

January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

YMCA Romania is invited by YMCA Bournemouth -UK, to delegate a representative to an Advance Planning Visit to discuss the arrangements for the ‘Reaching Out in Dorset Through EVS Initiatives’ EVS programme 2018-19. APV Aims and Objectives - To significantly enhance communication between the project partners. - To bring all of the coordinators from each [...]

23 01, 2018

‘Empowering Summer Camp Youth Leaders’ training in Netherlands

January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

Empowering Summer Camp Youth Leaders (ESYL for short) is a short training course, hosted by YMCA Nederland, to strengthen the YMCA summer camp work in Europe. The training course takes place from 9 – 13 of May, and is located on one of the national camp sites of YMCA Nederland in Leusden, in the middle [...]

23 01, 2018

EVS vacancy in Oslo, Norway at YWCA-YMCA Global

January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

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 host 2 young people from Palestine , 1 from YMCA Romania and 1 from YMCA Macedonia for 12 months from 1 May 2018. Two people (1 from Palestine, 1 from Romania) [...]

17 01, 2018

Lost in Baia Mare: Volunteers’ Blog

January 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

The first week of the new year was a peaceful one. We had few activities, and we had all the world to reflect on our future and to prepare our workshops. We rediscovered the Library. This place has become an anchor-point in Baia Mare and is now one of our favourite places in the city. [...]

9 01, 2018

We celebrated, went, and we returned! Volunteers’ Blog

January 9th, 2018|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

Here we are, back towards our Romanian reality. How long ago was it, since we published our last Blog? How much did we live, what did we see, to what extend did we discover new things? During the few days before the start of the holidays, we committed ourselves to our last activities. The last [...]

21 12, 2017

Ateliere nonformale gratuite oferite copiilor si tinerilor baimareni de catre cei 6 voluntari ai Serviciului European de Voluntariat ai YMCA Romania

December 21st, 2017|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

Incepand luna ianuarie 2018, tinerii voluntari ai Serviciului European de Voluntariat (SEV) gazduiti de Federatia YMCA Romania vor oferi copiilor si tinerilor din Baia Mare ateliere non formale gratuite. Astfel, Jonathan van Varik din Olanda va sustine un program de invatare a limbii engleze pentru incepatori, focalizandu-se pe comunicare. Voluntara Angelika Petritz din Austria va [...]

21 12, 2017

Counting the days to Christmas: Volunteers’ Blog

December 21st, 2017|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

A new and long week has passed. While the activities on the various schools in Maramureș do take place with increasing ease, work becomes never dull. None of the passing weeks are the same and every activity offers space to learn. In addition, the last week was a festive one. The approaching holidays made our [...]

12 12, 2017

We see, we hear, we taste: Volunteers’ Blog

December 12th, 2017|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

After we spend our long weekends travelling in Maramureș and discovering Budapest, we returned to Baia Mare. After four days of separation we were back together; everyone except for Juan. He was still in Barcelona, and would remain there for the entirety of the week. Our week promised to be a stressful one. Our first [...]

5 12, 2017

Volunteers’ Blog: multiple stories, many pictures!

December 5th, 2017|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

Another week has passed in Baia Mare and thanks to the National Holiday only a short week of work can be described. Only five of us were in Baia Mare during the first days of the last week. Circumstances brought Barbara in Portugal, where she presented her final thesis. The first two working days, Monday [...]

28 11, 2017

Volunteers’ blog: One week more in this small North-Romanian city.

November 28th, 2017|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

At the start of the new week our fabulous crew was divided into two separate groups: Juan and Cecilia, our Mediterranean fellows, went to Bucharest for their On-Arrival Training whereas Jonathan, Maeliss, Barbara and Angelika stayed in Baia Mare and continued their regular activities. The On-Arrival Training in Bucharest was a great experience! Apart from [...]