Volunteering

Statement on the occasion of International Volunteers Day, 5th of December 2018
Modified:04 Dec 18

Statement on the occasion of International Volunteers Day, 5th of December 2018

Volunteers build resilient communities. For almost 100 years in the world and 70 years in Yugoslavia and Serbia international volunteers build the resilience of the global community through workcamps – resilience against omnipresent intolerance among peoples, growth of nationalistic ideas that place people either on black or white side. We celebrate the International Volunteers Day […]

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Want to volunteer as a workcamp leader in Serbia this summer?
Modified:22 May 18

Want to volunteer as a workcamp leader in Serbia this summer?

For becoming a workcamp leader in Serbia, you should have participated in a workcamp as a volunteer first, be at least 20 years old, speak good English and be able to see yourself in the situations of the leaders in this web documentary – www.youthleaders.online, motivated for challenges and leadership! We can provide you national […]

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The web documentary “Diary of a camp leader” presented at the Alliance Technical Meeting to 50 voluntary service organizations from 29 countries
Modified:27 Mar 18

The web documentary “Diary of a camp leader” presented at the Alliance Technical Meeting to 50 voluntary service organizations from 29 countries

6/03/2018 20 youth leaders came through the XCHANGE project to practice their skills of leading international groups of volunteers in volunteer workcamps in small communities across 9 involved countries. Workcamp leaders are volunteers able to trigger a process of intercultural learning through a meaningful project of public interest in a local community, and thus durably […]

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The project XCHANGE finished after 2 years – new practice in International Voluntary Service movement established: exchange of international leaders of workcamps
Modified:27 Mar 18

The project XCHANGE finished after 2 years – new practice in International Voluntary Service movement established: exchange of international leaders of workcamps

1/2/2018 The project XCHANGE finished on 1/2/2018 after 15 months. It was supported within the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission, KA2 Capacity building in the field of youth. It gathered 13 organisations. 11 partners are members of Alliance of European Voluntary Service organisations and one (Croma, Italy) brought an added value to the project […]

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The project XCHANGE was presented at the International Volunteers Day and the final conference of the national youth volunteering programme “Youth Rules” held in Sremski Karlovci 5-7 December 2017
Modified:27 Mar 18

The project XCHANGE was presented at the International Volunteers Day and the final conference of the national youth volunteering programme “Youth Rules” held in Sremski Karlovci 5-7 December 2017

8/12/2017 YRS has started a strategic partnership with the Ministry for youth and sport of Republic of Serbia, which allows expansion and growth of the movement in Serbia. However, it in itself is not self-sustainable and must rely on combination of resources, local, national and international. This experience is a valuable share to other partners, […]

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The project XCHANGE presented at the Alliance General Assembly to 50 voluntary service organizations from 29 countries
Modified:27 Mar 18

The project XCHANGE presented at the Alliance General Assembly to 50 voluntary service organizations from 29 countries

1/11/2017 A new practice of exchange of workcamp leaders was presented on the network’s level at the Alliance’ General Assembly in Athens, Greece, from 1 to 3 November 2017. General Assembly is a busy time. In 3 days main projects are presented, new proposals to innovate the network discussed. XCHANGE was one of those projects […]

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Web documentary “Diary of a camp leader” is online!
Modified:27 Mar 18

Web documentary “Diary of a camp leader” is online!

15/10/2017 There are 4 main pillars crucial to the International Voluntary Service (IVS) movement. Beside the networks and IVS organisations, local community that hosts the project, international volunteers that participate in it, the connecting thread are – the workcamp leaders. Workcamp leaders are volunteers able to trigger a process of intercultural learning through a meaningful […]

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Busy summer is over as well as a very successful exchange of workcamp leaders in 9 countries
Modified:27 Mar 18

Busy summer is over as well as a very successful exchange of workcamp leaders in 9 countries

1/10/2017 20 workcamps in local communities in 9 countries, 20 international leaders, 400+ international volunteers – a recipe for long lasting impact of voluntary service to to personal stories in terms of intercultural learning, active participation, promotion of gender equality, sustainable development and above all – peace and understanding. Workcamps are usually organised in small […]

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A new adventure is ahead – exchange of international youth leaders in workcamps over the summer
Modified:27 Mar 18

A new adventure is ahead – exchange of international youth leaders in workcamps over the summer

10/06/2017 Twenty trained workcamp leaders embark on the practice phase of the project XCHANGE. Leaders from Estonia, France, Italy, Germany, Turkey, Czech Republic, Spain and Finland will come to Serbia this summer and 10 Serbian leaders will in turn go to their peers’ countries to lead workcamps. Their task is not easy, but they have […]

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