Worldwide volunteering EVS placements available Enroll now Volunteer work
  • You have a keen interest in furthering your career in international affairs? You are into the international policy realm ?
  • Different communities are at different stages of development; either the communities are facing underdevelopment in many areas either they need to work more on improving their status quo.
  • Volunteering abroad means also intercultural learning through intercultural communication and multi-linguism.
  • The lack of human resources in this field of care giving is a common situation in many parts of the world.
  • Volunteers are of great help when it comes to school tutoring. They offer assistance to build in necessary supports for children, at the same time improving their own pedagogical skills.
  • The volunteers will have, obviously, an impact on the organization in which they will be working.
  • Volunteers can practice their skills as fundraisers to sustain an already existing project, or to initiate sponsorship campaigning for a various range of issues, from social to environment.
  • The extra-curricular education is a very useful tool in volunteer work to bridge the gap between informal and formal education.
  • The International Volunteer Day has been celebrated on the 5th of December 2010 in the center of Targu Jiu by 60 EVS volunteers

Why doing World Wide Volunteering via EVS?

Annually, thousands of youths worldwide choose to do it- either it is your gap year, you feel are willing to experience new cultures, you want to strengthen your social skills and increase your employment chances, platform is ready to assist you through your life time experience in Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Caucasus, European Union in areas such as international affairs, community development, intercultural communication and multi-lingvism, care giving, school tutoring,organizational development, fundraising, extra-curricular education.
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Social Campaign, 20th - 26th June 2011
The Regional Association for Rural Development will organize between 20th - 26th of June 2011 a social campaign "SMILE FOR TOMORROW", in TG more
Working Meeting
The Regional Association for Rural Development held between 2nd -6th of February a residential Working Meeting within Act Now project, in Romania, Gorj more
Promoting YEP and EVS in Peru
The partner in the Youth Empowerment Network, from Peru, started in January a series of actions with the purpose of promoting YEP and EVS among organizations working in the youth field. Jovenes de Buena Voluntad had a structured and consistent work, unfolding until March in the region of Ventanilla-Lima, as more
 Meet a volunteer 

Hello, I'm Lida, I came from Jerev, Armenia. I'm 30 years old, I finished psychology, as volunteer I worked with autistic kids and with small kids, I've done art and theatre therapy with then. Now I live in Musetesti. I really like people, kids, they are open-minded, kids and friendly. I like that here is safe place. I work with different age kids, teach them French language, different kind of art and other. In this project I would like to learn new interesting things and to share my experience with others.
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May 2015 EVS Open vacancy: APPLY!

We are announcing the availability to apply for an EVS project that will take place in Romania.
Project name: H.O.P.E.S. 2
Duration: 9 months (1 August 2015 - 30 April 2016)
Location: Craiova, Dolj and Targu Jiu, Gorj
Read the complete Open Call, here you will find information about the project and how to apply!

Youth Empowerment Program- YEP

The ideas on cooperation in the youth sector in between the EU , Africa and Latin America is is in line with the Africa-EU Strategic Partnership- A Joint Africa-EU Strategy and Latin America Regional programming document 2007-2013 but also with the specific papers that touch on youth volunteering, White Paper on Youth, European Youth Pact and the newly launched strategy "Youth – Investing and Empowering".. Read further




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