Project tittle: Moving borders for volunteering

Lead partner: Timok Youth Center, Zajecar, Serbia

Other partner: Free Youth Center, Vidin, Bulgaria

Project duration: 23.11.2016 – 22.02.2018.

Project objectives: The overall objective of the project is to create conditions for sustainable cooperation in cross-border region for increased youth participation in community life through social volunteering.

Specific project objective 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.

Project activities:

  1. Research of situation and needs of social volunteering in border region of both countries
  2. Development of common methodology for social volunteering across border area
  3. Nomination of local organizations to become providers of volunteer services in local communities of cross border area
  4. Equipment of volunteer centers on both sides with basic tools
  5. TOT – Training for volunteer centers leaders
  6. Orientation and training of volunteers
  7. Testing period – practice of volunteers in social services/organizations
  8. Volunteer exchange visits (cross-border volunteering)
  9. Closing forum for evaluation of results
  10. Web platform creation
  11. Publications for dissemination of project achievements

Project number: CB007.1.22.039

Contract number: RD 02-29-275

The project is co-funded by EU trough the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria–Serbia Programme, CCI No 2014TC16i5CB007.