Have You Ever Heard of Dolný Kubín?
I like being a volunteer so much! Today, I will tell you about one of the reasons why. Ehm, actually, there are two reasons – two special people. Their names are María and Jorge and they come from Alzira. They decided to do the EVS in a Slovak town named Dolný Kubín. The town situated in the northern part of Slovakia had been connecting trade between Balkans, territory of nowadays Slovakia and Poland during the Middle Ages. It is also a birthplace of poets, writers and invent
Training Course Entrepreneurship ANKARA
Hello my name is Félix Sanz Párraga, I am volunteer for the organization Idea Alzira, developing European voluntary service (EVS) Erasmus +. From the 13th to the 20th of April I was participating in the training course called Creative Young Entrepreneurship held in Ankara (Turkey) by Ankara Social Sciences University. This course hosted 35 people from all over Europe, to discuss the topic of entrepreneurship. The main objective of this project was to encourage the creation an
BE READY TO TRANSFORM! – ANKARA, Erasmus + Project
Me llamo Isabel, tengo 24 años y soy maestra de Educación Primaria. Esta es la primera vez que participo un proyecto de Erasmus + (un Training Course), cuya finalidad era tratar sobre el funcionamiento de las ONGs; conocer su proceso de creación en los distintos países participantes, promover el uso y creación de asociaciones de esta índole. En esta aventura no participé sola, me acompañaron dos chicas de Alzira (Eugenia y Fabiene) junto a las cuales he vivido una experienci
Welcome to … Ayuntamiento!
On the international Children’s day we the volunteers and interns paid our visit to the mayor of Alzira at his office. It was us and our “parents” – supervisor Carmen and mentor Jose Manuel who lead us to the City Hall and interpreted for us (as our Spanish is still not top level). A number of volunteers and interns gathered in a City Hall of Alzira to be greeted by the mayor and to learn more about local culture. The mayor welcomed us and clarified history of Alzira and the
Karolina : My EVS Experience
My name is Karolina, I am 24 years old and I am from the Czech Republic. In the summer of 2016, I finished the first year of my masters. To gain and improve my skills and learn something new, I decided to take a gap year and go abroad as an EVS (European Voluntary Service) volunteer. Even though I have never studied teaching I decided to try something new and I applied for an English assistant position in a high school in Alzira, Spain. Now, my project is about to finish and