Vacancy for EVS Volunteers in Macedonia

Posted on February 20th, 2017 in Volunteering, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: persons aged 18-30, coming from Portugal and Slovakia Venue: Mladiinfo International Office – Skopje, Macedonia


Mladiinfo International – Skopje, Macedonia is looking for two enthusiastic EVS volunteers from Portugal and Slovakia for an already APPROVED project, for a period of 9 months, starting from April 2017.

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Activities of the volunteers will include:

Creating and editing content on the web platform; Contributing to new Mladiinfo community building platform that will start from April 2017; Working on our Social Media Channels in an international team environment (; 25-30 volunteering hours per week; Free weekends and 2 additional free days per month. Eligibility Individuals aged 18-30 coming from Portugal and Slovakia; Willing to work in an international environment. Costs Covered single room in a shared flat in a... Read More »

EVS: True Stories Behind the Scenes – Part 4

Posted on February 10th, 2017 in Articles, My StoryRespond to this post »

This is the final part of the short series of true EVS stories. The idea behind this series was for young people to understand what EVS actually is, and to hear that there is information that is actually hidden behind the official statistics.

«2.4. Practical arrangements

The Receiving Organisation must take care of the practical arrangements in order to support and guide the volunteer from the moment of his/her arrival in the host country. The volunteer is entitled to free board and lodging. Her/his accommodation must remain available for her/him throughout the entire service period, including holidays. The Receiving/Coordinating Organisation must ensure that the volunteer can live in safe and clean accommodation and can eat... Read More »

Online Volunteering with UN

Posted on February 8th, 2017 in VolunteeringRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing Open to: non-profit organizations and volunteers worldwide Venue: online


The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. Online volunteering allows organizations and volunteers to team up to address sustainable development challenges – anywhere in the world, from any device. Online volunteering is fast, easy – and most of all, effective. When skilled, passionate individuals join forces online with great organizations working toward sustainable development goals, everyone wins.

Online volunteers, organizations and partners join the global push toward sustainable development. Volunteers contribute directly to the work of development organizations, working from a computer, tablet or mobile phone anywhere in the world.

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Officially registered; Non-profit; Active in the field... Read More »

Refugees Welcome: an Organization, a Lifestyle, a Beacon of Hope

Posted on February 2nd, 2017 in Articles, Mladiinfo TopicRespond to this post »

We met Raoul Kopacka, 29-year-old documentarist and journalist, in Café Prosa, one of the Austrian headquarters of Refugees Welcome. This is an organization established in direct response to migration upsurge, with offices fully functioning in 13 European countries. The idea behind Refugees Welcome is really simple: bringing locals and refugees in the same flat-share, and it seems to be a workable one. For instance, Raoul himself decided to join the organization as a volunteer after his girlfriend hosted a refugee in her home. Firstly, he was engaged into matching the refugee profiles with most suitable apartment shares. Later on, he took over the entire PR section.

Destination for many, home for a few

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EVS at the International Short Film Festival in Bulgaria

Posted on January 30th, 2017 in VolunteeringRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: candidates aged 18-30 coming from Greece, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, Slovakia, Spain and Portugal Venue: Veliko Tarnovo and Varna (Bulgaria)


IN THE PALACE is a festival that presents contemporary film art from Bulgaria, Europe and the whole world and provides an exceptionally favorable environment and platform of expression for both young film artists and established professionals. After successfully concluding the first event in Sofia, the 14th edition of IN THE PALACE continues its tour around Bulgaria with two events in Veliko Tarnovo and Varna.

This project will give the volunteers an iNsider’s look at the organization of several cultural events in the framework of the 14th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival.... Read More »

EVS: True Stories Behind the Scenes – Part 3

Posted on January 23rd, 2017 in Articles, My StoryRespond to this post »

We continue our series of true stories about EVS life. Taking Erasmus+ Programme EVS Info Kit «What to expect from EVS» as an official guide into volunteers life and the examples of real experiences, we compare how it should be and how it might happen. Read carefully, maybe one day it can save your life as a future EVS volunteer:)

«2.2. Financial and administrative rules

The volunteer can request and must receive help from the organizations in obtaining a visa if so required by the legislation of the host country. If asked to do so in due time, the National/Executive Agency or SALTO can also issue letters supporting the volunteer’s visa application».

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Volunteering Abroad Could Help You With Starting a New Career

Posted on January 20th, 2017 in Articles, Tips & TricksRespond to this post »

There are many different prejudices around volunteering. Some people still tend to think that this is simply a non-paid job. Despite this, thousands of young people use this opportunity to spend time abroad and find answers to important questions about their career, life values, family relationships, and other important life issues. It also helps to travel and find a perfect place of residence. Volunteer abroad programs offer much more than non-paid job opportunities; it helps to build a basis for strongly motivated and successful career path.

Volunteer job is a perfect start of your career

The big question is how someone can choose to study a field of expertise without realizing what the real job in this field looks like? European Voluntary... Read More »

TACSO People2People: Leadership Workshop

Posted on January 17th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 January 2017 Open to: CSO representatives or human rights activists, active in the areas of human rights Cost: fifteen participants will be provide with travel costs, visas, accommodation, meals and refreshments


TACSO People2People is organizing a Leadership Workshop for Rights-based CSOs between 27-31 March 2017 in Mavrovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

This workshop aims to:

Nurture, support and strengthen the leadership capacity and resilience of CSO representatives and activists who are operating in changing and volatile circumstances; Bring together CSOs and activists working in the fields of human rights, LGBTIQ rights, women’s rights, children’s rights, minority rights and other rights based focus, from the Western Balkans and Turkey to share experiences working in various contexts; To share and develop tactics... Read More »

EVS Place Open for Macedonians in the Youth Center Postojna!

Posted on January 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 3 February 2017 Open to: young person aged 18-30 from Macedonia Venue: 1st of March – 30th of September, Postojna, Slovenia


The Association of societies Youth Center Postojna is non-profit and non-governmental and it operates, in accordance with its mission, in the public interest in the youth sector (the status was granted by the Office of the Republic of Slovenia for Youth in 2012).

Youth Center Postojna (MCP) is a place where youth can simply hang out, but also take part in various activities. There are various workshops and events that offer alternative and creative ways of spending free time and of developing each individual’s potential. The Centre provides a well-equipped rehearsal place for bands, which also serves as a... Read More »

EVS in Italy for Young Macedonians!

Posted on January 6th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 17 January 2017 Open to: young person aged 18-30 from Macedonia Costs: monthly pocket money, accommodation, food and tickets for local transport


SMART is a non-profit organisation running an EVS project through four different towns, one of them being Poggiardo in Southern Italy. SMART is currently looking for one EVS volunteer coming from Macedonia. The EVS project will last from 1 March until 30 September 2017 i.e. 7 months.

Some of the tasks of the EVS volunteer would be the following:

Organizing cultural events for local people using the skills or interests of the volunteer and the background of her/his country (e.g. concerts, exhibitions, theatre, dance or sport groups); Offering non-formal education opportunities in form of language conversations or discussions on actual... Read More »