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EVS iHIGHER – volunteering for youth participation and employability

Smokinya Foundation

Sofia, Bulgaria

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Activity description

Smokinya Foundation contributes in creating a world that works for everyone. In our core we act out of love, care and cooperation. We have a fresh new long-term project approved: iHIGHER – volunteering for youth participation and employability (EVS) 1-2 August 2018 – Advanced Planning Visit (APV) 1 September 2018 – 31 August 2019 – Project activities Sofia, Bulgaria Participating countries: Greece, Czech Republic Deadline for applications: 27 May 2018 Join our team now! Smokinya's best practices are in training communication and coaching skills, personal development through awareness trainings, body-mind-field methods for discovering inner strength and power. Read more: Apply here:

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Two volunteers sharing a room in a flat in Sofia. Equipped with all basics of a household. Live and cook healthily and comfortably. Our best intention is to find suitable apartment that might allow living in separate rooms, BUT be ready to also share. Housing in Sofia is not easy to find and part of the international experience is also sharing space together in creating great experience. Read more: Apply here:

Training during the activity

You will get on-arrival internal training for cultural differences, communication and orientation. Also we provide on-the-job induction and training on the topics you will work on. We focus on the skills you want to acquire. We provided supervision, mentorship and coaching. Also, the NA organises on-arrival for all foreign volunteers, as well as mid-term evaluation meeting. This is great opportunity for you to network, make friends and expand your contacts and opportunities to learn and explore. Apply here:

Participant profile

1 person from Greece, 1 person from Czech Republic Profile of participants • 17-30 years old • unemployed or at risk of unemployment • in transition between two educational levels or career paths • having fewer opportunities, including those who have problematic social or cultural background Read more: Apply here:

Activity dates

A total of 24 week(s) during the period 11/03/2019 to 31/08/2019

Activity location

12 Prof. Nikola Mihailov Str., 1142 Sofia Bulgaria

Looking for participants from

Greece, Czech Republic

Activity topics

Education and training

Employment and entrepreneurship

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 10/06/2018