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On September 29, 2017, at Bratstvo 1869 Community Centre was held selection of the volunteers who will be involved in activities under the project “Moving borders for volunteering”. The project is implemented under the IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bulgaria – Serbia with the leading organization „Timok Youth Center”, Zajecar, Serbia and Free Youth Center, Vidin, Bulgaria.

6 volunteers aged 16-29 were selected on the basis of their interests, experience and motivation to participate in volunteer activities.

Within the project in Bratstvo 1869 Community Centre was created Volunteer Club, which will be a meeting place for volunteers and to conduct training and evaluation of their work.

Early in October, the training sessions of volunteers will be launched and will be trained on the themes of Essence of volunteering, European Solidarity Corps, European Voluntary Service, Social Volunteering, Communication, etc.

All young people who have successfully completed the training course will receive a certificate of volunteering in the social sphere.

The aim of the training is to prepare young volunteers for the upcoming practical volunteering activities in social institutions in the town of Kyustendil.

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In the last week of June, in particular from June 27th to July 2nd 2017, training for Volunteer Centers leaders in the border region was held in Belogradchik, Bulgaria. During the training, 10 participants from 5 volunteer centers from the border region of Serbia and 10 participants from the 5 Volunteer Centers of the border region of Bulgaria had […]

In the last week of June, in particular from June 27th to July 2nd 2017, training for Volunteer Centers leaders in the border region was held in Belogradchik, Bulgaria.

During the training, 10 participants from 5 volunteer centers from the border region of Serbia and 10 participants from the 5 Volunteer Centers of the border region of Bulgaria had the opportunity to educate themselves in general about volunteering, selection and motivation of volunteers, volunteer supervision. The training also covered the topics of volunteer training, risk and unforeseen situations, as well as the annual cycle in working with volunteers. This was an ideal opportunity for participants to exchange experience in working with volunteers in Serbia and Bulgaria.

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Timok Youth Center in partnership with Free youth center from Vidin (Bulgaria) organized in Wednesday 19th of April 2017 in meeting room of RARIS press conference to present the activities under the project Moving borders for volunteering. This project TOC and FYC implements through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria–Serbia Programme. Speakers on the conference were Goran […]

Timok Youth Center in partnership with Free youth center from Vidin (Bulgaria) organized in Wednesday 19th of April 2017 in meeting room of RARIS press conference to present the activities under the project Moving borders for volunteering. This project TOC and FYC implements through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria–Serbia Programme.

Speakers on the conference were Goran Radisavljevic project manager, Ivan Zivkovic project coordinator and Nilolay Tsolov project coordinator.

On the same day has started a two day meeting of experts for finalization of common methodology for volunteer centers and other publication that will be published under the project.

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In Vidin in Bulgaria od 24th and 25th of March 2017 was realized first meeting of experts on volunteering under the project Moving borders for volunteering. The aim of the meeting was exchange of information and experience about social volunteering, working with volunteers and methodology for volunteer centers in Bulgaria and Serbia. During the meeting […]

In Vidin in Bulgaria od 24th and 25th of March 2017 was realized first meeting of experts on volunteering under the project Moving borders for volunteering.

The aim of the meeting was exchange of information and experience about social volunteering, working with volunteers and methodology for volunteer centers in Bulgaria and Serbia. During the meeting clear guidelines for common methodology for volunteering across border area of Bulgaria and Serbia are defined.

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On November 17th 2016. Timok Youth Center has signed the contract with representatives of Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria–Serbia Programme and with this act officially started with realization of project Moving borders for volunteering. Our aim is that throw this project create conditions for sustainable cooperation in cross-border region for increased youth participation in community life through […]

On November 17th 2016. Timok Youth Center has signed the contract with representatives of Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria–Serbia Programme and with this act officially started with realization of project Moving borders for volunteering. Our aim is that throw this project create conditions for sustainable cooperation in cross-border region for increased youth participation in community life through social volunteering. Project idea is establishing a network of volunteer centers across the whole border area and development of volunteering in social activities, established with a sustainable partnership between the TOC and the FYC. Main project activities will be development of common methodology for social volunteering across border area, nomination of local organizations to become providers of volunteer services in local communities of cross border area, TOT – Training for volunteer centers leaders, equipment of volunteer centers on both sides with basic tools, training of volunteers, Volunteer exchange visit. Project target group are youth workers from youth and working with youth NGOs and young people from 15 to 30 years old, potential volunteers, in whole Bulgarian – Serbian border region. Project Moving borders for volunteering implements Timok Youth Center in partnership with Free Youth Center from Vidin, Bulgaria, and will be co-financed by EU through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria–Serbia Programme.

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