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EVS Architects of Change

EVS Architects of Change

Asociatia Voluntariat Pentru Viata

Focsani, Romania

4 , Closed

Project description

A 7-month project that aims to increase the chances of social integration of children and young people from rural areas by improving their life skills. Project activities will be done by a group of 4 volunteers and will take place in Focsani city in ”Gheorghe Asachi” High School; Children’s Palace, The Elementary School – Grades I-VIII Garoafa, institutions which are schooling many youngsters from rural areas. Project activities will have the form of thematic workshops, organized in schools during the homeroom/advisory classes, civic education classes, English language classes, sports classes, art and craft classes. Volunteers' tasks: - plan, organize and implement thematic workshops in schools where they will carry out non-formal education activities focussed on financial education and healthy lifestyle and leisure education; - propose and run afternoon activities/workshops in Palatul Copiilor Focsani, focussed on English language, drawing, dancing, art craft, gastronomy.


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Accommodation: Volunteers will live in a flat accommodation in Focșani, in shared bedrooms, individual beds, with common area, shared cooking, washing, laundry and social facilities, free wi-fi included. Food:Volunteers will receive a monthly food allowance to buy food products and cook for themselves and a monthly allowance of 60 Euro in form of“pocket money”.Travel: Volunteers together with their Sending Organisations will be responsible for arranging their travel. Travel costs will be reimbursed at the end of the project according to the distance band limits imposed by European Commission.


Training during the project

The volunteers will be accompanied and supported at all times during the activities by the teachers from classes and they will receive training at the beginning of their stage to become familiar with the way the activities will be implemented. They will receive ongoing support from activity coordinators, teachers and staff of our organization. The volunteers will attend the On-Arrival Training and Mid-Term Evaluation, organized by the Romanian National Agency. The volunteers will also receive Romanian language training during the first 3 months.


Volunteer profile

- Young people aged 18-30 years old, motivated by the project’s theme; - the volunteers should be willing to spend time with children/youngsters, patient, empathetic, eager to learn new things; - The volunteers should have a good level of English; be willing to learn Romanian, able to work in a team; - The volunteers should be responsible, flexible, non-discriminatory; - They should be motivated by this project and able to attend the full duration of the project.


How to apply

You should send an email with your CV and a video presentation of yourself at Then we will send an application form to be filled in. Please mention the name of the project you are applying for.


This opportunity is offered in the frame of an Erasmus+ volunteering project and will be confirmed as soon as funding is approved.
For further information on the status of the project, please get in touch with the organisation.

Project dates

A total of 30 week(s) during the period 15/11/2017 to 15/06/2018

Project location

Nicolae Balcescu 2, 625200 Focsani Romania

Looking for volunteers from

Spain, Turkey, Italy, Armenia

Project topics

Entrepreneurial learning - entrepreneurship education

Access for disadvantaged

Inclusion - equity

Application deadline

No application deadline


Name: Cristina Tuchilus

Phone: +40772277079

Hosting organisation

Asociatia Voluntariat Pentru Viata

Marasesti, Romania

Coordinating organisation

Asociatia Voluntariat Pentru Viata

Marasesti, Romania