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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 - [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

10 12, 2018

A week of good moments

December 10th, 2018|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

Another week passed and new moments were always lived with a good mood. The beginning of the weeks is always marked by activity planning and this week we felt successful. We received a positive feedback from the students and the teachers about the activity of conflict management. Even better, we always learn from "our students." [...]

10 12, 2018

EU Youth Strategy 2019-2027. 11 European Youth Goals

December 10th, 2018|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

The EU Youth Strategy is the framework for EU youth policy cooperation for 2019-2027, based on the Council Resolution of 26 November 2018. EU youth cooperation shall make the most of youth policy's potential. It fosters youth participation in democratic life; it also supports social and civic engagement and aims to ensure that all young [...]

3 12, 2018

Always about sharing

December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

So, the last week began with our coordinator where, in the office, we did a summary of the previous week. This analysis is called "SWOT" evaluation and which letter means: "S" (strengths), "W" (weaknesses), "O" (opportunities) and "T" (threats"). After this dialogue, we made a schedule for the following weeks. The teamwork was very satisfactory [...]