Hi everyone, I am Gabija Petkevičiūtė from Lithuania. I am a Youth Work assistant in Ireland and I want to tell the story of how I got here.
At a recent Eurodesk Time To Move event in Ballinasloe, we met Robin Kaiser from Germany and asked him to tell us about his European Voluntary Service (EVS) experience in Ireland with Youth Work Ireland Galway.
Nadine Eckmann from Germany did European Voluntary Service (EVS) placement with Friends of the Elderly Ireland in Dublin. Here, she explains how EVS on-arrival training helped her settle into her placement and new life in Ireland.
David Andrés, an EVS volunteer with Citywise Education, a not-for-profit organisation running education, sporting and personal development programmes in Tallaght, Dublin shares the benefits of EVS for youth organisations and volunteers.
Jason Dillon, youth worker with Voluntary Service International, explores youth volunteering as a pathway to independence, social change and sustainable peace.
Three Irish volunteers talk about their EVS experience in this video produced by Eurodesk Ireland multipliers.
Michael Ward shares his long-term EVS experience in Georgia in a video.
Read this inspiring article written by Nicola Quinn from Dublin who found her EVS placement in Macedonia to be a truly life-changing experience...
A new EVS leaflet for potential EVS volunteers, prepared by Eurodesk Ireland Multipliers from Crosscare, explains all the steps to be taken to become an EVS volunteer.
Péter Mester, a 27-year-old Hungarian, shares his EVS experience in Ireland and invites you to live your own!
Catherine Terrett, shares her great EVS experience in Finland
Nacho Orellán, a 26 year old Spanish man from A Coruña (Galicia), has been taking part in the European Voluntary Service programme in Prato, Italy, since October 2013