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  • 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, www.yesforevs.eu 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.
 Breaking News

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 Jiu...read 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 county...read 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 following...read more
 Meet a volunteer 


Hello, my name is Justina, I am 24 years old, I came from Druskininkai, Lithuania. I volunteered in NGO Lietuvos Atgaja and worked as journalist before EVS. And now I came in Romania, Gorj county to be part of W.A.V.E.2 project. I live in very small Musetesti community (there are only 2000 people, but they are so friendly and open-minded). I would never change this place in any other. Other here I work with different age kids (from 4 to 16): teach them English language, different kids of painting, we are playing, acting and more other. And this is only start of project, but I know that this experience will change my life
 
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Group EVS project S.A.V.E. has started
S.A.V.E is a Group EVS project that will focus on social awareness raising and inclusion of people (in particular youngsters) with less opportunities from Targu Jiu, Targu Carbunesti and Suseni by means of non formal education, outdoor activities and cultural diversity set in place by ARDR with the support of European Volunteers.

 

Worldwide volunteering vacancies

Vacancies coming soon...

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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