Tag Archives: Volunteering

Being a Volunteer during the Pandemic

The situation we live in has been changing the way we are used to communicating, learn, and even how to behave outdoors. It has also worsened social inequalities. Due to the outbreak of the pandemic, all sectors were affected globally and were forced to take measures. Volunteering was no different. This sector was also heavily […]

VOICES April 2021

Ah, Spring! It finally feels like Spring. We hear the birds,feel the sun warming our faces, start to ditch the scarfs and boots…So much more daylight, so much more energy. Parks become the place to be – nobody wants to stay inside on days like these. Camping starts to sound good after months of not […]

My one-year European Solidarity Corps mission: a tailormade very positive journey

Time is up, my twelve months European Solidarity Corps project within Volunteers Centre Skopje – Волонтерски Центар Скопје (VCS) is behind me. Now is debriefing time.

From USA to Macedonia: why the Steads came to volunteer in Skopje

With their two small Maltese, the retired North American couple is already used to move around – after living in the Bahamas for five years, their latest choice was Skopje, Macedonia. Edward Stead and Elen Wright-Stead are looking forward to helping out as they can in a foreign country while they enjoy the landscape and history of the region.

VOICES March 2021

As VCS is turning 15 years old, we are celebrating all the people that were inspired to grow in that time. But let’s be more specific! What is VCS all about? For me, it’s all about change and joy through small actions. Sure, volunteers are leaving their comfort zone behind to have new beginnings in […]

На ЕСК во Португалија: Авантура што мора да се доживее

Решивме да дојдеме во Арукелас, мало село лоцирано во центарот на Португалија со неверојатна глетка и гостопримливи луѓе.

Our ESC in Portugal: An adventure that must be experienced

Two months ago we moved to Arrouquelas, a tiny village located in the center of Portugal with an amazing landscape and very welcoming inhabitants.

Добредојде Бланка, нашиот нов ВЕТ студент од Шпанија

Здраво! Јас сум Бланка од Шпанија (Барселона), моментално престојувам во Македонија, живеам прекрасен живот, ги уживам сите придобивки што оваа земја може да ги понуди и откривам нова култура и нов начин на живот за првпат, учам да живеам со себе си и со моите Еразмус пријатели што ги запознав кога дојдов овде. Се чувствувам […]

Welcome Blanca, our new VET student from Spain

Hello! I am Blanca from Spain (Barcelona), currently staying in Macedonia, living an amazing life, enjoying the benefits this country offers and discovering new cultures and a new way of living for the very first time, learning to live by myself and with my Erasmus classmates whom I have just met when I came here. […]

Волонтирај

Сакам да ви ја раскажам мојата приказна за тоа како станав младински работник и волонтер. После повеќе од 20 години работа во канцеларија, решив да ја напуштам работата и да сменам нешто во мојот живот. Секогаш ме привлекувало да помагам на луѓе кои се нашле во неповолна ситуација и на кои им е потребна помош. […]

Volunteer

I want to tell you my story about how I became a youth worker and volunteer. After more than 20 years of working in the office, I decided to leave my job and change something in my life. I have always been attracted by helping people who have found themselves in an unfavorable situation and […]