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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.  

2 12, 2020

F.R.I.E.N.D.S.- Stagiu de Voluntariat in Siderno, Italia

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

1. About the project: F.R.I.E.N.D.S. “F.R.I.E.N.D.S. (Favorire Relazioni Inclusive Europee Non Discriminanti e Solidali)” project will be held in Siderno city (Southern Italy) and its surroundings for 11 months, between 1.10.2020 – 31.03.2022. The period of service for the volunteer will be 1st February – 31st December 2021. The project will host 2 volunteers from [...]

29 11, 2020

Activities in Cavnic!

November 29th, 2020|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

This past Friday we were with the kids from Colegiul Economic Pintea Viteazul Cavnic! We talked about gender-based violence and with this topic also came the gender identity theme. We hope that this workshop helped the kids to be more familiarized with these kind of topics, that are extremely relevant these days. With the teenagers, [...]

24 11, 2020

World Children’s Day!

November 24th, 2020|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

It was World Children’s Day on the 20th of November! A day to reimagine a better future for every child. We discussed with the children of the Colegiul Economic Pintea Viteazul Cavnic about the children's rights , had a Kahoot quizz and talked about the ideal school. The project is co-funded by European Union through [...]

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 [...]

9 10, 2020

WIDER HORIZON- Short term ESC volunteering activity in Olde Vechte Foundation, Nederland

October 9th, 2020|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

Would you like to live a joyful and unique volunteering experience for two months, thanks to which you can create new opportunities in your personal and professional life once back home? Wider Horizon is a short-term volunteering project of Olde Vechte Foundation, that takes place in Ommen, The Netherlands. By participating you have the opportunity [...]