Assertiveness Training

  by Felix Jatko Staalnake Hey once again! So far we mostly written about ourself and the life we have here. That’s why this post is going to be about the work we do, starting with assertiveness training. First off you need to understand what assertiveness is. Shortly put it’s being able to stand for…

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Cultural Differences

By Felix Jatko Staalnake Living and working with people from all over Europe is a challenge to start with. Doing this while living in a country far different from your own culture makes it even more of a challenge. A challenge we all gladly accept, something we all have grown from in numerous ways. To…

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Volunteer Life in Constanta – by an English girl

We’ve been here for just over four months now, but it feels like a lifetime. It’s very difficult to put into words the insane, crazy rollercoaster of a journey that this country and this experience has taken us on – but I shall attempt to. The prospect of moving to an unknown country for 8…

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Swedish View about the Volunteer’s Life in Constanta

You rarely encounter such open and giving people. We have received so much love since our arrival. People have opened their homes for us, others have invited us to their restaurants for a talk and coffee. Even the smallest gesture really lightens up your day. Otherwise the location of Constanta is both great and a…

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R.E.S.P.E.CT. (Responsibility, Education, Solidarity for People and Earth In Constanta)

Short description of the project: Time: 01/06/2018 – 30/09/2019 – 4 months long Place: Constanta, Romania – a big city near the Black Sea Coast The project will include 2 volunteers. We are looking for 1 volunteer from UE/SEE countries. The beneficiaries will be 10-18 years old students from 2 public schools and high-schools from…

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Open Call – Long Term Volunteering in Slovenia

Familija – Educational and therapeutic center from Škofja Loka, Slovenia (https://europa.eu/youth/volunteering/organisation/930133680_en ) as a supporting and and host organisation with the status of youth center is planning to apply for a new long-term volunteering project named »Familija – Kids in Action 6«, for which we’ll need 6 volunteers from different countries. The duration of the proposed project activities is 12 months…

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Creativity 4 Sociability: a Volunteering Experience near Black Sea Coast

Creativity 4 Sociability is the 3rd project of hosting 4 European volunteers in Constanta, Romania, by Association for Promoting Creative&Eco Education and Innovative Abilities CREATIVE+ Short description of the project: Place: Constanta, Romania – a big city near the Black Sea Coast Objectives: Increase awareness of the bullying phenomenon in the real and space, among…

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Real and Imaginary “Distances” of Rural Communities – Chronic of a Youth Exchange in Armenia

“Beyond the immense windows of the school, there were interested and examining looks of students and I could feel how excited they were.” This was the first thought of Florian Wick from Austria when he was speaking about his visit to Aygehovit village secondary school of Tavush province. He and his friends were happy to…

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Youngsters Are Updated, Not Misled

Youth Exchange “Be updated not Misled”  will gather 36 young people and youth leaders from 6 countries interested in the development of media literacy which implies a critical attitude towards media images and discourses as well as interested in developing certain skills of using media tools. During the YE  participants will have an opportunity through…

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What have I learned in Romania

My name is Mariam Akobia, I am from Georgia and I did a long European Voluntary Service in Constanta, a big city in Romania. The name of my project was: “Human skills for human life” and it started on 1 December 2017 and finished on 1 July 2018, so I had this experience during seven…

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