22 02, 2021

YMCA Work with Refugees and Migrants Conference

February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

On the 19th of February we all watched the "YMCA Work with Refugees and Migrants" online conference. It was a very informative experience for all of us, given the high level of speakers there. We truly appreciated to have such a deep insight on different perspectives, because the speakers came from different backgrounds, such as [...]

22 02, 2021

Teaching Sustainable Lifestyle in Cavnic

February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

During the last two weeks the international volunteers have been doing workshops with Colegiul Economic Pintea Viteazul in Cavnic about sustainable lifestyle. We started with questions to the kids about this type of lifestyle and discovered that when it comes to food, the kids know some good sustainable practices. Since they live in Cavnic, a [...]

29 01, 2021

JOIN OUR TEAM: CALL for European Union countries VOLUNTEERS for “Building Stronger Communities” project in Baia Mare, Romania

January 29th, 2021|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

Updated edit: 29.01.2021 -We are looking for 2 volunteers from any EU country to complete the team of this project. ( citizens or residents) Activity dates: service between 1.03.2021-31.08.2021 with the possibility to extend 1 month ( 31.09.2021) Deadline to apply: 14.02.2021 Other info,  CV and motivation letter to be sent to office@ymca.ro till 14.02.2021. [...]

27 01, 2021

Ghidul Vaccinării Anti-Covid pentru Societatea Civilă

January 27th, 2021|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

Cum pot sprijini ONG-urile campania națională de vaccinare anti-covid? La această întrebare ne propunem să venim cu răspunsuri, idei și recomandări în sprijinul oricărei organizații care dorește să susțină direct sau indirect vaccinarea anti-covid în România. Ce găsești în ghid? -Provocările campaniei de vaccinare -Rolul societății civile -Activitățile ce pot fi întreprinse -La ce să [...]

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 [...]

19 01, 2021

Back to work!

January 19th, 2021|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

After the winter holidays, our international volunteers from "Building Stronger Communities" project are back to work! Coming back with a lot of energy from having seen their loved ones during Christmas holidays, our international volunteers started to be active in YMCA Romania again this past week. They have discussed with students from Colegiul Economic Pintea [...]

15 12, 2020

Let’s Talk About Mental Health

December 15th, 2020|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

Mental health is a worldwide taboo. This difficulty to talk about our mental problems can cause them to grow bigger in our heads. Lack of perspective of our problems can make them look like something so big that we can never overcome it and eventually be a big obstacle to our personal relationships and even [...]

11 12, 2020

November 2020 Vlog – Building Stronger Communities

December 11th, 2020|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

This month, we continue with the monthly vlog of the Building Stronger Communities project. November was greatly different from October. The volunteers stayed in quarantine for 14 days. With this in mind, November's vlog is about overcoming this situation and what we can do to make the most of this time instead of letting it [...]

4 12, 2020

Cultural Exchange!

December 4th, 2020|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

With the arrival of December, Christmas seems to be getting closer. With this is mind, our international volunteers organized online workshops with Colegiul Economic Pintea Viteazul in Cavnic where they shared their experiences of how Christmas is like in their home countries. Passionatly, the volunteers talked about this special day in Spain, Finland and Portugal. [...]

2 12, 2020

Young People Can Change The World!

December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

Today we were discussing how young people can change the world with the kids from Spiru Haret Vocational High School! Our international volunteers shared their personal experiences in their own countries, describing events they have created back in their hometowns or other examples of how young people can make their voices heard.