European Voluntary Service

European Voluntary Service

Youth In ActionThe Youth in Action programme offers young Europeans the chance to make a real difference to the world – and to their own lives – through the European Voluntary Service.

The European Voluntary Service (EVS) provides young Europeans with the unique chance to express their personal commitment through unpaid and full-time voluntary activities in a foreign country within or outside the EU. In this way, it seeks to develop solidarity, mutual understanding and tolerance among young people, thus contributing to reinforcing social cohesion in the European Union and to promoting young people's active citizenship.

Open to all young people aged 18 to 30, EVS is a true ‘learning service’. Beyond benefiting the local communities, by participating in voluntary activities, young volunteers can develop new skills and, therefore, improve their personal, educational and professional development. Volunteers can benefit from specific training throughout the activity and agree on their expected learning outcomes, processes and methods in advance. Their learning experience is formally recognised through a Youthpass. Participation is free for the volunteers who also get board and lodging, insurance cover and an allowance for the duration of the project.

In the period from 10th until 14th of October was held „European Volunteering Forum“ in Maribor (SLO). The aim of the Forum was to promote a volunteering as positive social phenomenon and also promoting of European Volunteering Service as program for volunteering and volunteers around the world. On the Forum there was 28 representatives of goverment institutions, repsresantatives from National agencies, former volunteers of European volunteering service and representatives of non-govermental organisations whose aim is to further promotion of volunteering. Forum enabled participants to exchange experiences as well as to obtain new contats between organisation who dealing with volunteering or…
LDA Zavidovici realize activities within the European Voluntary Service (EVS), and continues successful cooperation with the partner organization "System and Generation“ from Ankara, within the project "Meeting of Generations". Edin Omerovic is a third person sent by the LDA Zavidovici for sixth months volunteering in "System and Generation" continuing good cooperation and partnerships with this organization. Within the project "Meeting of Generations", Edin will have the opportunity to work with people with mental disabilities, people with Down syndrome, to attend workshops in rehab center Saray, and to work in the Cafe "Down" whose employees are persons with special needs. Edin…
Local Democracy Agency Zavidovici has recently sent it's second EVS volunteer, Adnan Zahirovic, to a volunteering project in Ankara, Turkey. The organisation has been accredited since 2009 as a sending, coordinating and hosting organisation in European Comission programme European voluntary service - EVS, which is a part of Youth in action platform. The host of this EVS project is Sistem&Generation, from Ankara. Now, at the beginning of May, a new volunteer from Zavidovici, Dino Sinanovic, also went to Ankara to join Adnan in project activities. The LDA has previously hosted total of 6 EVS volunteers in it's Zavidovici office, and…
The European Voluntary Service (EVS) is a platform by European Commision that provides young Europeans, aged 18 to 30, with the unique chance to express their personal commitment through unpaid and full-time voluntary activities in a foreign country within or outside the EU. In this way, it seeks to develop solidarity, mutual understanding and tolerance among young people, contributing to reinforcing social cohesion in the European Union and beyond, and to promoting young people's active citizenship. The Association of Local Democracy Embassy (ALD) Zavidovici is accredited as a sending and hosting organisation in EVS system. After the second EVS experience…
During 2014 the Local Democracy Embassy Zavidovici (LDA) will participate in three projects of European Volunteer Servis. Within these project there will be sent young people to volunteer in Turkey and Croatia, and hosted two volunteers from Turkey . European Voluntary Service within the program "Youth in Action" of the European Commission, provides young people uniqe chance for volunteer activities in a foreign country within or outside the EU. To the volunteers it is provided accommodation, food, insurance, travel expenses, language course and pocket money. Meeting of Generations LDA Zavidovici in cooperation with the association "System and Generation" from Ankara…
Local Democracy Agency Zavidovici has recently sent it's first EVS volunteer, Edin Fazlic, to a volunteering project in Croatia. The organisation has been accredited since 2009 as a sending, coordinating and hosting organisation in European Comission programme European voluntary service - EVS, which is a part of Youth in action platform. The host of this EVS project is Eco Centre Latinovac. The LDA has previously hosted total of 6 EVS volunteers in it's Zavidovici office, and this is the first time it acts as a sending organisation. There are plans for both sending and hosting more volunteers in different EVS…
The European Voluntary Service (EVS) is a platform by European Commision that provides young Europeans, aged 18 to 30, with the unique chance to express their personal commitment through unpaid and full-time voluntary activities in a foreign country within or outside the EU. In this way, it seeks to develop solidarity, mutual understanding and tolerance among young people, contributing to reinforcing social cohesion in the European Union and beyond, and to promoting young people's active citizenship. The Association of Local Democracy Embassy (ALD) Zavidovici is accredited as a sending and hosting organisation in EVS system. After the first EVS experience…

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