Conference About Challenges and Opportunities of Volunteer Work, Skopje

Deadline: 27 November 2012
Open to: People who are actively involved in the field of the non-governmental sector
Venue: December 4 2012, Skopje


In the framework of the celebration of the International Volunteer Day, 5 December, European Center SN7 organizes a conference on the topic “Challenges and opportunities of volunteer work”. European Center SN7 is a nongovernmental, non-profit and independent organization. Established in 2010, with headquarters in Tetovo, it works and operates throughout the territory of the Republic of Macedonia. European Center SN7 is committed to spreading the European spirit and ideas to us. The aim of the conference is to increase public awareness of volunteer work, facing the challenges and discussing the best opportunities for the volunteers.
Participants will join together to share ideas, experiences, views and their passion for volunteering.

The topics of interest

• Volunteer meaning and definition
• How do I become a volunteer?
• The rights of volunteers
• The legal status of volunteers
• Working abroad – find a volunteer work
• The duties and responsibilities of volunteers
• The challenges of volunteer leaders
• Youth volunteer opportunities
• Online or virtual volunteering
• Volunteering jobs in Macedonia and beyond


The conference is open to all those interested, but mainly dedicated to the people who are actively involved in the field of the non-governmental sector, volunteers, representatives of volunteers’ centers, young activists, youth workers, students etc.

Venue, date and working language

The conference “Challenges and opportunities of volunteer work” will take place on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, from 12:00h – 14:00h, at EU InfoCentre in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. Working languages of the conference are Albanian language and Macedonian language.


Papers/submissions by speakers will be considered on any related topics. The deadline for sending abstracts is November 27, 2012. The abstracts with maximum length of 150 words should be sent to the e-mail address: [email protected] If an abstract is accepted, a full length papers (up to 900-1000 words) should be submitted by Sunday, December 02, 2012.

Guest participants

The conference is open also for guest participants, who should confirm their presence in the conference by Sunday, December 02, 2012. The guests will have the opportunity to express their views and opinions about issues related to the topics presented. The number of the guest participants is limited up to 35 persons.


Phone: 00 389 70 523 764
E-mail: [email protected]

For more information, please visit the official website.

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