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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 25, 2018 the farewell event for  Amalie-Charlotte Reddi (Estonia) took place. Amalie used to do volunteering in Gyumri within the framework of European Voluntary Project (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, holding the Handicraft Club at the “Mush” Development Center, teaching English at the “ASTER” Child Development Center and assuming the responsibilities of the administrative assistant in the “Youth House” Open Youth Centre. During the event, EVS Coordinator Mariam Gharagyozyan awarded the volunteer with a Certif...


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On June 22nd regular “Friday’s Café’’ of Gyumri "Youth Initiatives Center" took place in “Youth House”. This time football and World Cap was in the center of attention. In teams the participants competed with each other playing different games and sport quizzes. They also enjoyed the food prepared by EVS volunteers. At the end the team with higher scores won World Cup. ?⚽       ...


TITLE: ALLin PLACE: Pilismarot, Hungary DATES: August 26 – September 2, 2018 Main objectives of the Project: to understand the importance of Human Rights and diversity in our societies to provide opportunity for young people to experience intercultural learning to understand our role in the creation of social inclusion by respecting values as tolerance, equity, freedom and diversity to initiate a campaign in our local reality aiming to promote inclusive society and critical response to online/offline hate speech WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Participants should be 18-24 years old young people and youth workers who are eager to expand their knowledge on ...


NAME: ALIVE- Act, Learn, Improve, Volunteer, Empower PLACE: Ozalj, Croatia DURATION: September 10, 2018 - June 10, 2019 HOSTING ORGANIZATION: Lokalna akcijska grupa (LAG) Vallis Colapis AIM: To boost active participation of young people and professional development of youth and partner organisations linked to Erasmus+ programme. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: The program is for 18-30 years old, initiative, motivated young people with conversational level of English. TO APPLY you need to send your CV and a motivation letter in English to evs.sending@yic.am email address.   More details about the project can be found in the info pack.   APPLI...


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On behalf of Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO and every youngster attending the “Youth House” we would like to thank all the donors for their commitment to the “Youth House” Project. Their valuable support made the establishment оf the “Youth House: Open Youth Centre in Gyumri” possible and they have all become part of the “Youth House” family. Through the Generosity.com crowdfunding platform we have managed to raise $2,645.00 of which Generosity’s payment fees ($91.35) and international bank transfer fee ($25.00) are subtracted, thus coming to a total amount of $2,528.65 backed by 40 donors for the Youth House. Seven other donors have su...


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Gyumri "Youth Initiative Centre" NGO organized a series of surprises for children of "Lilit" kindergarten dedicated to International Children's Day. YIC international volunteers and staff members made their day bright and colourful with their interesting games, rhythmic music and dances. ??? ...