Vakantibos 2019 APV

Today (07/06/2019) was the last day of the Advance Planned visit for our annual Vakantibos summer camp, coming the following August. For two days, together with our 19 participants from all over Europe, we stayed in the remote vila of Don Bosco Assel. We enjoyed each other’s company and set the foundation for the family that will be this summer. We had many fun activities, trust-building games, energizers, a walk-and-talk into the wilderness of Assel and workshops on non-verbal communication. On [...]

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Youth Exchange in Armenia!

APV: 25 June – 28 June 2019 (1 person + coordinator) Project: 9 september – 17 September 2019 (4 person + leader)   This program aims to help young people to travel to a new culture, meet new people, speak a new language and cross own mind set up to help out other people and participants themselves by sharing and learning from each other. The main goal of this project is to show young people, regardless of the difficult background they have, how to take an [...]

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Group ESC project in Georgia!

APV: 17 October – 20 October 2019 (1 person + coordinator) Project: 10 November – 30 November 2019 (10 person + leader)   This year we are organizing a Group EVS in Georgia – Rustavi. This Group EVS Program would be organized by Georgian Youth for Europe. With this project we aim to promote an artistic inter-cultural exchange through voluntary work between Dutch participants and Georgian Youth. At the same time Georgian Youth for Europe and their community will benefit from the support provided by the [...]

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Short Term ESC in Montenegro for Dutch Volunteers!

Don Bosco Youthnet is searching for Dutch volunteers between 18 – 30 years of age for a short-term volunteering project in Don Bosco Montenegro!   APV: 20 May – 24 May 2019 (1 person + coordinator) Project: 9 June -29 June 2019 (5 people + leader) This year we are organizing a Group EVS in Montenegro – Podgorica. This Group EVS Program would be organized by Don Bosco Youth center Podgorica, with stress on diversity of cultures. This program aims to help young people to travel [...]

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Short-Term EVS Project in Spain!

Our partner in Spain is looking for short-term EVS volunteers! IMAGINA – Alcobendas youth, childhood and adolescence Institution promotes and organizes training and information activities for young people aged from 14 to 35 years and for children and teenagers aged from 4 to 15 years all over the municipality. As a part of our policy of opportunities and access to international programs in Europe, we are sending and hosting European volunteers for the last 20 years. We are looking for volunteers with good comunication skills, [...]

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EVS Opportunity in Don Bosco Montenegro!

ATTENTION, ATTENTION! Our Partner in Podgorica is looking for volunteers! Don Bosco center is an organization based in Podgorica, engaged in youth work. Main goal for our organization is to offer educational and fun programmes to children and young adults, in order to give them the possibility to spend free time doing something useful and creative instead of spending time in the streets where they are unsupervised. Non-formal education is used at our center, where our youngsters acquire skills and knowledge through different activities. For [...]

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On Arrival Training

Last week, I attended the On Arrival EVS training, together with 2 other fellow EVSers from Don Bosco Rijswijk. Stuck in a phase of confusion — not knowing who I am, what I am suppose to do or how to make new friends in a forign country; the training turned out to be just the experience I needed to get out of that mindset. Together with 28 more EVSers from allover Europe, we stayed in the cozy Stayokay hostel in [...]

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Home Away from Home

My name is Kristijan and I recently started my EVS in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 2000km away from home. I will be reporting my experience throught this whole year. Settling a new life at a new place is always promising and full of hopes. A new blank page, new everything, new me. Or so it seems? But it is so exciting and gives the feeling of freedom! Especially if it’s another side of the continent with a completely different culture, climate [...]

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Startup Boomerang – Erasmus+ Youth Exchange

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