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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 [...]

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 [...]

9 12, 2018

The month of December begins.

December 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The month of December begins with this magical Christmas atmosphere. Here again even more because the city is filled with beautiful decorations as I love them, the first snowflakes are falling and receive little chocolates and gifts for the Saint Nicholas of the people around me, gives me a taste of Christmas and filled me [...]