Call for a volunteer in Italy!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for a volunteer (18-30 years old) from Macedonia to participate in a long-term ESC project “Volunteering in Regen farm” in Italy. Place: Palombaio, Italy Date: June - November (6 months) About the project: The topics of the project are around agroforestry, permaculture, natural building and community living. More information: Infopack Project…

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Voices January 2024

Welcome in January and the New Year! The name-giver for the first month of the year is the Roman god Janus. He is the God of all beginnings and endings, doorways, transitions, and time. With his two faces, he looks into the future and the past at the same time. In the beginning of the…

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“Think Green” to avoid the “Nightmare”

Students from the technical secondary school "Gostivar" applied at home what they had learned from the trainings in Greece. Two groups of students from the municipal secondary technical school "Gostivar", representing Volunteers Centre Skopje, participated in trainings dedicated to climate change through Erasmus+ program organized in neighboring Greece. Seven students were part of a training…

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Call for a youth exchange in Macedonia!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for participants (18-30 years old) from Macedonia who want to participate in the youth exchange “HMB Soft and HEMA as a tool for battling youth inactivity” in Macedonia. Place: Ljubojno, Macedonia Date: 26.07 - 3.08.2023 About the project: The project allows young people to develop new skills and learn about their…

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Call for volunteers in Croatia!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for volunteers (18-30 years old) from Macedonia to participate in a team volunteering project “Green Fingers” in Croatia. Place: Zagreb, Croatia Date: 16.09 - 25.10.2023 (6 weeks) About the project: The project will bring together ten volunteers working as a volunteering team and engage them in maintaining urban school gardens in partner…

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Cloudy with a Chance of Lifelong Friendships

This article is a glimpse of my volunteering experience as a short-term volunteer for an ESC project in Zagreb, Croatia. Come and join me on this 1000-word journey, as I reminisce through my fondest memories of the month and a half spent on gardening, working with school children and forging lifelong friendships, all under Zagreb’s…

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“DigiTime” in Sweden

December 2022 in Varberg, Sweden. Participants coming from eight countries (Bulgaria, Italy, Türkiye, Portugal, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, and Sweden) had the chance to learn and share skills and knowledge about climate change and digital storytelling during the youth exchange “Digital Storytelling: DigiTime” on the dates 3-9.12.2022. Through different points of view and experience, youngsters confronted…

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Call for volunteer in Croatia!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for a volunteer (18 – 30 years old) from Macedonia to participate in the long-term ESC volunteering project “NEDS (Nature, Environment, Development and Sustainability)” in Croatia. Place: Knin, Croatia Date: 1.03.2023 - 30.11.2023 About the project: This project is focused on environmental protection, sustainable community development and solidarity. The volunteers involved will give…

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VOICES September 2021

“There are no rewards or punishments in nature: there are consequences.” – Robert Green IngersollA new edition of Voices is waiting for you, which introduces us to the new month – September. It is a breakthrough time of the year, not only for people but also for nature. In September, there is an autumn equinox…

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Marko’s Monastery cleaned from garbage

VCS staff and our volunteers together with the colleagues from "Za pocista Makedonija" ("For the cleaner Macedonia") cleaned around Marko's Monastery near Skopje. We collected twenty bags of waste, mostly plastic and food scraps. This place is commonly used as the picnic spot, especially during long weekends. The nature gives us comfort and lets us…

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Kozjak free from cans and bottles

The beautiful nature at the lake Kozjak near Skopje shone with all its splendor. On Saturday several dozen enthusiasts cleaned it from the garbage that burdened this picnic place. In the three hours that the action lasted, about 130 bags of garbage were collected, mostly plastic bottles, cans, paper and food scraps. "The action was…

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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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Friends of Caretta Carettas

Hello dear friends, My name is Nevin Kanzo and I am currently participating in the project that is happening in Antalya (Demre), Turkey. My project is a short-term project (57days). We are two participants from Macedonia and our main activity is protection of Sea Turtles (Caretta Caretta) in their hatchling season. Our volunteer’s daily tasks…

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Call for participants for Youth Exchange in Romania!

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for 5 Macedonians who want to participate together with young people from Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Spain, Latvia, Poland, Romania–in the Youth Exchange “The Land I Love” in Sarata Monteoru, Buzau, Romania. Date: 19. March - 28. March 2020 Place: Monteoru and Buzau, Romania About the project: Context of the project…

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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 volunteer for long-term ESC-project “SPORT FOR SOCIAL SUPPORT 3” in Turkey

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking a volunteer from Macedonia who want to volunteer in the ESC-project in Turkey Place: Antalya, Turkey Dates: 10.03.2020 - 04.12.2020   About the project: Lykia Scouting and Nature Sports Club Association (LIDOSK) was established in 2010 as a youth NGO that promotes intercultural learning, understanding, active citizenship, volunteerism, sport for…

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VOICES December 2019

Huh, finally we have the final month of the year and we can say GOODBYE to 2019, taking with us all good memories, learned thoughts of the experience and sharing all of them in a warm atmosphere with our friends, enjoying the beauties and relaxation effects of the essential oils. YES, the end of the…

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