Call for Training Course in Denmark!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for participants (+18 years old) from Macedonia who want to participate in the training course “Digital Community Radio for Youth Inclusion and Diversity” in Denmark. Place: Aarhus, Denmark Date: 11 - 16.03.2023 About the project: The training aims to provide participants (youth workers) with the competencies to work with young…

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Making music from trash – KA2 project Musicling

On September 2021 we started an interesting KA2 project with international partners: Musicling - Social entrepreneurship with recycled instruments. The project was developed between partners from Spain, Italy, Greece, and Macedonia. It aimed to get youth to develop skills for their future through creativity and arts, specifically music and crafting. Another key element was to…

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Annual Report 2022

How did 2022 look like through our eyes? We hosted a total of 60 international volunteers who participated in different activities in Skopje. We were partners in multiple local and international projects throughout Europe and sent almost 300 locals abroad to exchanges, trainings, and volunteering projects. Our team organized 45 public events for the community,…

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Framework for promoting anti-bias education using collaborative communities – PeerAct

This report from the project PeerAct provides the results from the evaluation and makes a series of recommendations on the program's future development. The impetus for the PeerAct project was the perceived upward trend in discrimination and intolerance among youth based on religion, gender, ethnicity, race, disability, sexual orientation or simply not fitting the social…

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VOICES January 2023

Welcome to the January edition of VOICES! As the first month of the year begins, it's natural to think about the past and the future. But instead of focusing on cliches like "new beginnings" and "fresh starts," let's take a moment to consider the present. What are you passionate about right now? What are you…

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Skopje you will be clean

It may seem pretentious to you, but the hygiene in our city is really high. The parks, streets, and lawns around Skopje are not what they were many years ago: full of all kinds of garbage, leftover food, empty bottles, discarded packaging… Let’s not lie, it is far from a metropolis as befits a European…

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Купена возачка може да чини живот

Кај кандидатите за возачи при стекнување со возачка дозвола, особено младите лица кои се во тек со истата, се соочуваат со предизвици. Како најизразен предизвик и аномалија е корупцијата. Таа најчесто е изразена преку мито, кое е барано од страна на комисијата која одлучува дали возачкиот испит е положен или не. Сепак не смееме да…

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Skopje SOUP – For strong community

Are you tired of waiting for someone else, mainly politicians, to solve the problems that burden you in everyday life? And you want to take action? In doing so, to establish a close relationship with the community? Then the “SOUP” concept is ideal for you. It is a model that was used a few years…

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Call for Youth Exchange in Portugal!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for 5 participants (18-30 years old) and 1 group leader (+18) from Macedonia who want to participate in the Youth Exchange "Marriage of Cultures" in Maceira - Fornos de Algodres, Portugal. Place: Maceira, Portugal Date: 13.06 – 20.06.2022 “Marriage of cultures” is intended for young people and youth leaders who are interested…

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Skopje SOUP – For strong community

Are you tired of waiting for someone else, mainly politicians, to solve the problems that burden you in everyday life? And you want to take action? In doing so, to establish a close relationship with the community? Then the "SOUP" concept is ideal for you. It is a model that was used a few years…

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Call for mentoring workshop!

Are you a social, outgoing person, maybe looking new challenges and friendships? In VCS, we host several international volunteers from Europe, who are part of the European Solidarity Corps programme. Usually they come to Macedonia for the first time and as the cultural change might be a bit confusing – we are providing them with…

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Call for Training Course in Macedonia!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for 4 participants (18+ years old) from Macedonia who want to participate in the Training Course “Get Eco, Stay Friendly!” in Struga, Macedonia. Place: Struga, Macedonia. Date: 23.9 – 29.9.2021 !! There might be possible changes regarding the project dates depending on the current situation with COVID-19 The project will focus on…

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A Roadmap for Active Citizens & Future Shapers | Booklet

Do you have an idea that can change the future? This interactive planner has been designed to motivate you to shape the future and guide you along the way. It has 6 chapters, with each offering insights, tools and techniques compiled to support you with making your ideas reality! Think of it as your coach,…

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Volunteerism is alive… And it’s here in Macedonia

Six young Catalans decided to step outside their comfort zone and despite the situation with “Covid-19” to come to Macedonia in late October 2020 for vocational education and training (VET) purposes. Bianca, Maria, Antoni, Jostyn, IIlya, and Oscar studied trade, tourism, and sports. In the next two months, Volunteers Centre Skopje as a host of…

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Volunteer in Macedonia! (several projects)

We are looking for young people between 18 – 30 years old, from Finland, Poland, France, Germany and Slovenia for three different projects in Macedonia. If you are a citizen or you have a residency in these countries, you can apply and start your adventure abroad! All the projects are European Solidarity Corps projects under…

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