Happy 15th Birthday, VCS: Home of Volunteering

Interview with Nikola Stankoski, director of Volunteers Centre Skopje When he left for a one-year stay in Lithuania in the summer of 2004 through the European Voluntary Service (EVS) program, 19-year-old Nikola Stankoski probably could not have imagined that it would change his life forever. The desire to discover something new, the inspiration to enable…

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On Saturday we are cleaning Kozjak

After the effective action of cleaning Vodno, volunteers from "За почиста Македонија" ("For a cleaner Macedonia") led by our Petar Stevanović continue with the activities for preservation of nature and maintenance of a clean environment. On Saturday (the 3rd of October) on the agenda is Kozjak, more precisely the beautiful place "Terrace of Kozjak" which…

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Panel discussion “The Youth and Europe”

Volunteers Centre Skopje on 22th of September in the premises of Municipality of Kisela Voda – Skopje held a panel discussion on the topic “The Youth and Europe” as part of the project “The Youth and the European Values” implemented by the Coalition of youth organizations SEGA, and supported by the General Secretariat of the…

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Building up a human(itarian)

Volunteers Center Skopje continues with the activities connected to the TEHV project. With the knowledge acquired from the training of the organizers (ADRA SK, ADICE) we have continued toward practical implementation of the methods and tools necessary for building the VCS capacities and toward harmonization of the existing policies according to the standards of the…

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“From Trash to Cash” magazine

From Trash to Cash was a Youth exchange in the frame of the Erasmus+ programme. It took place in Busteni, Romania, between 04-13 December 2019 and participants from eight European Countries were involved (Bulgaria, Czechia, Greece, Italy, North Macedonia, Poland, Spain and Romania). The project main topic was connected with a responsible attitude towards wastes…

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Call for ESC “Disabled Festival 2020” in Aydın, Turkey

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking 3 volunteers from Macedonia who wants to volunteer in the ESC-project “Disabled Festival 2020” in Turkey Dates: 21.04.2020 – 21.05.2020 Place: Aydın, Turkey About the project:  The project will take place in Didim which is a popular seaside holiday resort, and district of Aydın Province on the Aegean coast of western Turkey. The…

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Shake it, shake it or just move

Volunteers Centre Skopje has the honour to introduce you to another KA2 project where the team of VCS is one of the leading ones in developing and implementing this project. The team is a group of five young people that with the help of the organization are going to lead the way in the activities…

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Kickoff: European Youth at the Frontlines of active citizenship, a Roadmap towards a collective “South-North-East-West” Momentum

Starting from 12th till 19th of March 2020 VCS Skopje was hosting the Planning Meeting for the Erasmus+ KA3 European Youth Together Project: "European Youth at the Frontlines of active citizenship, a Roadmap towards a collective “South-North-East-West” Momentum". VCS Skopje is honored to be the Coordinating organization of this project. Co-Creating future opportunities tailor-made for young…

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CALL FOR NEW INITIATIVES

DO YOU HAVE AN IDEA THAT WILL MAKE THE WORLD A LITLE BETTER? Are you between 16 and 28 years old, enthusiastic, willing and able to improve your community? More specifically, do you have an idea or an initiative that could fit within these areas: Education and lifelong learning Social and Community Issues Environment and…

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Call for participants for Training Course in Montenegro!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for 2 Macedonians who want to participate together with young people from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Estonia, Greece, Italy, Serbia, Slovenia and Montenegro in the Erasmus+ Training Course "#YouthToo - Gender based and sexual violence in love relationships of youngsters" in Montenegro. Place: Bar, Montenegro Dates: 20.02. - 29.02.2020…

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Call for volunteers for short and long term projects in Hungary!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for 3 Macedonians who want to volunteer in one out of 3 ESC volunteering projects in Hungary! Place: Hortobágy / Debrecen Hungary Dates: 1st project (short term): 01.05. - 30.05.2020 (in Hortobágy) / 1 placement 2nd project (short term): 01.06. - 30.06.2020 (in Hortobágy) / 1 placement 3rd project (long…

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Call for participants for Training Course in Cyprus!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for 3 Macedonians who want to participate together with young people from Cyprus, Croatia, Spain, Latvia, France, Portugal, Lithuania, Poland, Serbia and Greece in the Training Course “Stitching to Explore: Introducing Etextiles in non-formal education” in Cyprus. Place: Larnaca, Cyprus Dates: 06.05.2020 - 10.05.2020 About the project: With this Training…

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Call for a Training Course in Slovenia

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for one participant from Macedonia who wants to participate together with young people from Algeria, Italy, Georgia, Moldova, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia in the Training Course “(Un)mapped grounds” in Slovenia. Place: Gorenje nad Zrečami, Slovenia Date: 26.7. – 3.8. 2021 There might be possible changes regarding the project dates depending…

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Call for participants for Training Course in Cyprus!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for 3 Macedonians who want to participate together with young people from Cyprus, Croatia, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Latvia in the Training Course "Developing digital competences for young entrepreneurs -  DDC4YE" in Cyprus. Place: Larnaca, Cyprus Dates: 22.04. - 29.04.2020 About the project: The primary aim…

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Call for a volunteer in Portugal

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for Macedonian who wants to volunteer in the “Solidarity, yes we can” -project in Portugal.   Place: Arrouquela, Portugal Time: May 2020 till April 2021 About the project: The ESC, “Solidarity, yes we can” -project is located in Arrouguelas which is a small village near the city of Rio Maior.…

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Call for participants for seminar in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for 4 Macedonians who want to participate together with young people fromAlbania, Romania and Serbia in the seminar „Volunteering connecting communities“ in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Place: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Dates: 16.12. - 23.12.2019 About the project: This project aims at increasing youth potential in civic education and especially…

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Kickoff meeting for a project “Volunteering Connecting Communities”

On Friday, together with our partners Udruzenje " Mladi Volonteri ", Asociația Allons-y, Beyond Barriers - Pertej Barrierave and NGO Iuventa, we had a kick-off meeting for the project Volunteering Connecting Communities (VCC). Volunteering connecting communities (VCC) is a project which involves 500 youth workers, 5 organizations and over 2500 young people (members/activists/young people of the whole consortium) to get…

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