Being a volunteer at Zavod Voluntariat, I was offered the possibility to apply to SCI grants. I was happy about the opportunity to receive funding for activities that will benefit the community. After all, I’m a millennial and we search […]
Volunteering in Festivals: Doubling the Fun
This summer, in addition to my EVS volunteering experience, I decided to help in some Slovenian Festivals. I enjoy reggae music, as well as the vibes and the atmosphere it generally generates. That’s why, when I saw on facebook that […]
A Portuguese Heart in Maribor
Hey everyone, My name is Rafa, I am 25 and even though I was born in Spain, my heart is Portuguese, where I have lived for the past few years. In February 2018, I moved to Maribor, the second largest […]
Why is it going to end soon?
Every day I wake up happy that I am on this EVS and that I can experience all the things that are happening to me right now. Please do not wake me from this dream! It was almost 18 months […]
No Borders Corner – A Way to Intercultural Exchange and Integration
Did you know that in Ljubljana’s Municipal Library you can find books in Pashtu, Farsi, Arabic and other languages? This section of the library is called No Borders Corner and was established through the SCI Refugees Grant by Zavod Voluntariat […]
A journey inside – out
Being an EVS volunteer means a bunch of things. The shortest way to phrase it: you simply have the time of your life. Why do I dare to say this? Because when you participate in the program, you have the […]
The Sun after the Storm: Life in a “Peaceful” Village
After my MSc and 2 years of science educator work in my country, Spain, I felt stack. I needed to make a change and move forward. I’ve always loved discovering new places and I’d been living in other countries before, so […]
Itchy Feet? Learn About International Volunteering: We are ready to act!
Do you remember the 7 days training we held in April? You can refresh your memory here. From the 17 to the 19 of May our participants gathered for a 3 days training in Ljubljana. In this second stage of […]
How EVS can help you boost your career
As a person who has always been interested in sports, since the very beginning I hoped to work in sport related field. But very quickly I’ve stopped being that naive and knew that life is not that simple. It’s like […]
From Germany to Bela Krajina: The Story of an EVS Volunteer.
It was a morning in the beginning of January when I saw Črnomelj for the first time at daylight. The evening before, I got off the train and I was welcomed by rain, so I thought it couldn’t become worse. But […]