EVS/EVASENDING
YIC NGO in the framework of “European Solidarity Corps” (former: ”Youth In Action”) the ”European Voluntary Activities” program. EVA gives Armenian youth a chance to volunteer in EU countries.
EVA aims to instill in young people humanism, tolerance and to encourage active citizenship for community development.


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Hosting organization: “Wiatrak” Foundation   When:  July 2019 - August 2019   Where:  Bydgoszcz, Poland   Aim: To raise the intercultural awareness of local children and youth through organizing various cultural events and games.   Volunteers Names:  Anna Hovhannisyan, Hayarpi Poghosyan, Narek Sahakyan   Volunteer's Tasks: To organize summer camp and different events for youngsters and kids from local community as well as to promote own culture with games.  ...


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On July 30, 2019 the farewell event for Jozef Banas (Slovakia) took place. Jozef has been volunteering for ten months at Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO, he was involved in public relations work, organizing different projects like the “Friday’s Café”, Photography and Video Editing club at YIC and Youth House, English club in Bavra and making monthly videos. During the event, EVS Coordinator Mariam Gharagyozyan awarded the volunteer with a Certificate of Appreciation and YouthPass for his work.   ...


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“EVS: Open Up”    Hosting organization: Stowarzyszenie “Dorośli – Dzieciom”   When: April 2019 – April 2020   Where:  Sępólno Krajeńskie, Poland   Aim: To empower and assist young people in their personal and social development, to provide a safe and supportive environment for young people to realize and achieve their full potential.   Volunteer Name:  Lyudmila Kocharyan     Volunteer's Tasks: To prepare and lead classes for young people on the topics art, music, theatre, cooking, photography, journalism, to organize and take part in various social and art events such as exhibitions, shows, help in creatin...


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“EVS between East and West - Young Ambassadors of the Future”   Hosting organization: Europejskie Forum Mlodziezy   When:  April 2019 - July 2019   Where:  Klodzko, Poland   Aim: To develop local youths’ cultural sensitivity, tolerance, to introduce history, customs, traditions and problems of Europeans, as well as to increase self-esteem and improve language skills of youngsters.   Volunteer Name:  Armine Khudoyan   Volunteer's Tasks: To promote local and international volunteering opportunities among young people in the community, to organize different events, write articles and make promotional videos about her vo...


When: October 2018 – June 2019 Where:  Ozalj, Croatia Aim: To boost active participation of young people and professional development of youth and partner organisations linked to Erasmus+ programme. Volunteer's Tasks: To organize thematic workshops about Armenia in the local community by presenting their country, culture, traditions, language, etc., as well as to promote Erasmus+ programme and share the knowledge about Erasmus+ posibilities for youth and youth organisations.              ...


Hosting organization: Centre Francais de Berlin gGmbH When: February 2018 – November 2018 Where:  Berlin, Germany  Aim: To empower and assist young people in their personal and social development, to provide a safe and supportive environment for young people to realize and achieve their full potential. Volunteer's Tasks: To support the organization in implementing international projects, to conduct daily work with the youngsters in the Youth Centre, organize leisure time and intercultural activities for them and implement own ideas and initiatives.       ...


Hosting organization: Stowarzyszenie “Dorośli – Dzieciom”  When: April 2018 – September 2018  Where:  Sępólno Krajeńskie, Poland  Aim: To contribute to the development of local youth work and local community through increasing activity and well-being of children and young adults. Volunteer Name:  Diana Kocharyan   Volunteer's Tasks: To prepare and lead classes for young people on the topics art, music, theatre, cooking, photography, journalism, to organize and take part in various social and art events such as exhibitions, shows, help in creating a web blog about activities in Young Creators’ Club.        ...


Hosting organization: “K.A.NE.” Social Youth Development Organization When: November 2018 – July 2019 Where:  Kalamata, Greece Aim: To foster youth motivation, promote the sense of initiative and develop the competences of young people to implement those initiatives. Volunteer Name:  Anna Khlghatyan   Volunteer's Tasks: To conduct daily work with the youngsters in the Youth Centre, organize leisure time and intercultural activities for them, to organize thematic workshops in the local community, to be involved in the on-going projects of the organization, write articles and lead the EVS blog, implement own ideas and initiatives.     ...


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Receiving organization: Talentum Foundation When: July 2018 – August 2018 Where:  Szeged, Hungary Volunteers: Asya Sepkhanyan, Elena Babayan Aim: To develop local youngster’s cultural sensitivity, increase self-esteem and improve language skills. Volunteer’s Tasks: To organize two summer camps for Hungarian teenagers, interactive games for young people, write a one-day-length training programme about their country including games and presentations, hold intercultural nights, organize and participate in public activities. ...


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Receiving organization: Wyższa Szkoła Gospodarki w Bydgoszczy When: September 2018 – September 2019 Where:  Bydgoszcz, Poland Aim: To develop local youngster’s cultural sensitivity, increase self-esteem and improve language skills. Volunteer’s Tasks: To organize various events and trainings for international students, hold intercultural nights, to be involved and assist the Erasmus + Youth Exchange organizational team, organize exhibitions and public events in the Museum of Photography.   ...