“I used my experience of football coaching…I ran a few sessions” Ayesha about her EVS project in Brazil

DCIM100MEDIA   It’s been 3 months now for my voluntary project with Everything is Possible in Sao Paulo, Brazil and so much work has been done! I’m here for 6 months in total alongside my husband Simon and we are really enjoying working with the children here at the organisation called ACER. When we first arrived we didn’t know what …

D-6: Olympic Legacy youth exchange and project closing seminar – July 24-28 Budapest, Hungary

As the closing event of the Olympic Legacy project, over 20 young people and youth workers will come together in Hungary. The event is realized on the margins of two major sport events taking place in the last weeks of July. The European Youth Olympic Festival 2017 hosted by Győr, between 23 and 30 July is the most important youth …

“We have started delivering small games within the futebol sessions” – Simon about his EVS volunteer in Brazil

In the beggining So…São Paulo, Brasil? What to make of You… Having spent the last month or so underneath your palm trees and endless skyscrapers, I’m just beginning to understand your language (and I don’t mean Portuguese; we’ll come to that in a bit). Your constant warmth and Paulista smiles help to remind you that everyday is a gift and …

“Without any doubts, EVS transforms lives” – Douglas about his EVS volunteer in the UK

English version I’m Douglas Oliveira, a Brazilian, 28 years old, and I’ve been involved in social impact projects since my 16th, because I believe that everyone can help change the world for the better. The EVS project that I did was related to the Olympic Legacy and I developed sports activities in a public school and in a football academy …

“I feel more mature, independent and confident” – Ruama about her EVS volunteer in the UK

I worked at Poppleton School with Ms Armstrong and it was an incredible experience. Basically I helped her in various activities in the classroom. I monitored children in their daily chores and play. I had the privilege of living with special children and this was very important for me, because I had never had this contact, they are incredible, loving …

“EVS strengthens you and no doubt make you a much better person” – News from Douglas, EVS volunteer in the UK

Six months after arrive in England a lot of feelings and experiences took place, now I can understand better the cultural differences and local habits, this make my life easier and I’m not afraid to make big mistakes with people. On the other hand the homesickness of my home, family, friends, places and brazilian’s habits just increases. The winter is …

“My role is to help the teacher in the class with about 29 childrens” – News from Ruama, EVS volunteer in the UK

”Hello Guys, my name is Ruama, I am 24 years old. I arrived here some weeks ago and I’m participating the Olympic Legacy Project, here in York. When I arrived here, I had my first challenge: I went a green messenger at the Leeds Festial. Basically this is a sustainability project in one of big musical festival here in Yorkshire. …

“I’m enjoying the opportunity of teaching and I started to think about a new project in Brazil” – News from Victor, EVS volunteer in the UK

The summer is going now. Was a great time here. I have enjoyed so much all the experiences. I worked at Popsoc (a nursery) during 3 weeks and now I’m missing all the kids. I had a lot of work at the marketing office at i2i and it was wonderfull to develop my degree skills. But the best activitie in …