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YIC NGO in the framework of ”Youth In Action” and ”Erasmus +” implements the ”European Voluntary Service” program. EVS gives European youth a chance to volunteer in Armenia.
EVS aims to instill in young people humanism, tolerence and to encourage active citizenship for community development.


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On June 17, 2017 the farewell event for Christian Kensmark (Denmark) took place, who used to do volunteering in Gyumri within the framework of European Voluntary Service (EVS) program. Christian has been volunteering for ten months at Gyumri Youth Initiative Center by organizing different projects like the "Friday Café" and English teaching at Lord Byron School No. 20. During the event, EVS Coordinator Mariam Gharagyozyan awarded the volunteer with a Certificate of Appreciation and YouthPass for his work. In turn, Christian shared his impressions of Armenia and experience gained over the past ten months.              ...


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When:  October 2016 – September 2017 Aim: to link art and intercultural learning for the empowerment of young people and enhance cultural awareness and artistic expression. Volunteer Tasks: to plan and run the “Handicraft” Club twice a month for the young people aged 13-30 from Gyumri and Shirak region, to support in organizational activities of "Intercultural Club" and "Friday Cafe", to implement different activities on the International Voluntary Day such as the launch of a photo exhibition, organization of an open air movie screenings and presentation of different countries, cultures, food, dances and so on, to lead language clubs and to design YIC’s mon...


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When: October 2016 – June 2017     Aim: to link art and intercultural learning for the empowerment of young people and enhance cultural awareness and artistic expression. Volunteer Tasks: to plan and run the “Handicraft” Club twice a month for the young people aged 13-30 from Gyumri and Shirak region, to support in organizational activities of "Intercultural Club" and "Friday Cafe", to implement different activities on the International Voluntary Day such as the launch of a photo exhibition, organization of an open air movie screenings and presentation of different countries, cultures, food, dances and so on, to lead language clubs and to design YIC’s mo...


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When: October 2015 – July 2016 Aim:to contribute to the formation of entrepreneurial mindset in young people as well as to increase youth competitiveness in the job market. Volunteer's Tasks: To plan, prepare and run “Soft Skills” workshops for the members, beneficiaries of YIC and for the young people aged 16-25 from Gyumri and Shirak region on CV designing, Motivation Letter Writing, Electronic Literacy, Job Interviews and Social Networks. Assist in preparation and organization of on-going project such as “Entrepreneurship Club”....


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When: October 2015 – July 2016 Aim: to contribute to the formation of entrepreneurial mindset in young people as well as to increase youth competitiveness in the job market. Volunteer’s Tasks: To plan, prepare and run “Soft Skills” workshops for the young people aged 16-25 from Shirak region on CV designing, Motivation Letter Writing, Electronic Literacy, Job Interviews and Social Networks; also to assist in preparation and organizing of “Entrepreneurship Club” and run a German club. ...


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When: October 2015 – August 2016 Aim: to promote the development of creativie and artistic skills as well as intercultural awareness and communication among youth. Volunteer’s Tasks: To run the “Handicraft” Club for the young people aged 13-30 and Shirak region, to assist in and organize on-going projects such as ‘’International club’’ and “Friday’s café” and to support in organizational activities of “Intercultural Club” and “Friday Cafe”....