We are glad to inform, that Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO announces a new English clubs for beginners and advanced learners. If you want to learn English or improve your knowledge, then hurry up to register online through this link. Any person over the age of 14 can be the club member. The deadline for registration is October 20, 12:00 pm. The first meeting of Beginners Club will take place on October 23, at 15:00 Advanced Club will take place on October 30, at 15:00 In case of questions call 095 91 91 97 (except Mondays and Sundays) or visit YIC office at Shahumyan 69 (Arevamanuk bld, 1st floor)....


TITLE: TRAINBOW PLACE: Kysak, Slovakia DATES: December 3-11, 2018 The project aims at empowering and building up the competences of educational practitioners to design, facilitate and evaluate meaningful educational activities in value-based youth work, with a view to strengthen diversity and participation. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Participants should be at least 18 years old youth workers, trainers, educators and facilitators who are interested in improving their skills and competences in the field of youth work.   PARTICIPATION FEE: 30 EUR For more details, please read the infopack. Working language is ENGLISH. To apply for the proje...


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On September 29, 2018 the farewell event for Alex Hooikammer (Belgium) took place. Alex used to do volunteering in Gyumri within the framework of European Voluntary Service (EVS) programme, has been a volunteer at Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” for a year organizing activities within the framework of "Friday’s Café" and various events, taught English with non-formal methods at Nº 7 basic school and “Aster” kindergarten in Gyumri and implemented Diversity and Equality Week in Youth House . During the event, EVS Coordinator Mariam Gharagyozyan awarded the volunteer with a Certificate of Appreciation and YouthPass for his work.     ...




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We are delighted to share about one of our most impressive projects of this summer, “Girls Leading Our World” (GLOW) which is a joint project of Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” and the U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers with the financial support of the U.S. Embassy Armenia. GLOW is a girls’ leadership and empowerment project that promotes leadership, friendship, civic engagement, gender equality, rights awareness in young Armenian women through targeted curriculum and participant-led community projects implementation. Three day camps and one overnight camp were implemented during July-August in the communities of Gyumri, Kapan, Gavar and village Torosgyugh of Shirak ...


Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO is looking for English club leaders for beginners and intermediate levels. The duration of the clubs is six months, which will be held twice a week. The clubs will be launched on October 15. Applicants can send their CVs to the following email hr.yicngo@gmail.com mentioning which club they are applying for. The deadline is October 5, 15:00. Should you have additional questions, please contact Syuzanna Sekepyan  at syuzanna.sekepyan@yic.am or call the YIC office by the following phone number: 095 91 91 97 (except Sunday and Monday)....


On September 21, 2018 a non-formal meeting took place at YIC office with volunteers involved in the organizing activities of the International Youth Day events. Volunteers shared their impressions and made new proposals. At the end Gyumri YIC NGO handed certificates to volunteers for active participation and support in organizing activities of IYD events.              See more......


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  On September 22 Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO members meeting was held in the Youth House. During the meeting members were presented the semi-annual reports of Managerial and Supervising Bodies (President, International Board, Controller), the implemented projects of the organization and the upcoming actions. Besides the new members were introduced to the others and were handed membership cards. Then the meeting continued in non-formal atmosphere, allowing the members to communicate with each other and to enjoy a pleasant time.           ...


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Within the framework of the Armenia-Germany School Exchange Program, Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” hosted a seven-member delegation from the Berlin largest school - Carl Von Linne special school. The goal of the project is the promotion of partnership between schools in Armenia and Germany, exchange of experience of the school children and teachers. The students and teachers from Shirak State University High School and Gyumri Photon College SNCO are involved in the programme from Gyumri. Within the framework of the programme, the German delegation made a tour in educational institutions, education development centers, as well as numerous historical and cultural pla...


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On September 13th, the final event of the YIC Girl’s Bicycle Project was held in Emili Aregak Center. During the event the participants showed their riding skills. Afterwards there was a small celebration at the “Youth House” Open Youth Center, where participants and trainers of the program were awarded with certificates. * Girl’s Bicycle Project is implemented by Gyumri's Youth Initiatives Center NGO in cooperation with Peace Corps Armenia and Emili Aregak Center.                  See more......