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…And here I am in Portugal.

15 Jun , 2017  

Cristina in Vigo, spring 2017

Cristina arrived in September, from Romania, to do her EVS coordinated by Agora Aveiro, in Maternura. Almost 9 months have passed and so we asked her to write a short summary of her Portuguese life. We are sharing it with you here: “…And here I am in Portugal, Aveiro, 8 months after my arrival in…

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How about volunteering in Slovenia

2 May , 2017  

How about volunteering in Slovenia? Would you like to spend six unforgettable months doing an EVS project in KNOF social company, in a beautiful town od Sevnica, starting from June 1st? Agora Aveiro is a partner on “UNCOVER STEPS TO DREAMS” project and there is one placement for a youngster from Portugal. The only requirements are:…

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New spring, new EVS volunteer!

12 Apr , 2017  

Tibor in Porto

New spring, new EVS volunteer! In the framework of EVS project “S.P.R.I.N.G: Skills, Practices & Results for Inclusive Never-ending Growth”, our new EVS volunteer, Tibor from Serbia, arrived in March in Aveiro! During four months, Tibor will mostly collaborate on our big TEDxAveiro conference, designing contents, making videos and helping with anything needed. In the…

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New EVS opportunity in Agora Aveiro

26 Dec , 2016  

There is a new EVS opportunity in Agora Aveiro! Our long-term EVS project “SPRING: Skills, Practices & Results for Inclusive  Never-ending Growth ” has just been approved. We are now looking for a volunteer from Serbia, preferably with fewer opportunities, to join us between March and June 2017 here in Aveiro. The topics of the…

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EVS: Do something nice for Aveiro and yourself

24 Oct , 2016  

Since July Agora Aveiro is hosting 3 EVS volunteers under the ERASMUS+ project DO STH NICE – “Discover Opportunities, Seize the Hour, Never Ignore Creative Energy”.  Marko from Serbia, Beatrice from Romania and Katrina from Latvia, together with our local volunteers are developing different projects in Aveiro. But, besides “Doing something nice” for Aveiro, they…

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The new EVS volunteers are in town

3 Sep , 2016  

New EVS volunteers are in town!

There are new EVS volunteers in town! For the first time, Agora Aveiro will coordinate an EVS project for another institution. We selected two EVS volunteers, Martina from Hungary and Cristina from Romania, to work in Maternura, an association in Ílhavo, near Aveiro. They arrived this week, safe and sound, and are ready to start…

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Human Library about EVS opportunities

22 Aug , 2016  

Did you know that any European, between the ages of 18 and 30, has the chance to spend up to one year living in another country? Volunteer in different institutions with paid accommodation, travel expenses and health insurance? Come to our “Human Library” event that will take place in Mercado Manuel Firmino, on the 10th…

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Agora Aveiro coordinates an EVS project for MATERNURA

16 Jul , 2016  

Agora Aveiro coordinates an EVS project for MATERNURA

We would like to share some exciting news: for the first time Agora Aveiro will coordinate an EVS project for another institution, Maternura from Ilhavo, that will receive 2 EVS volunteers in 2016/17. The project was granted by Erasmus+ program and it’s entitled “PeeKaBoo: improving key competences while working with children”. Agora Aveiro has been…

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DO STH NICE in Aveiro: Our new EVS Project

2 May , 2016  

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DO SHT NICE: “Discover Opportunities, Seize The Hour & Never Ignore Creative Energy” is our new EVS project and it will take place between July and October of 2016, in Aveiro, Portugal. The project is financed by Erasmus+ program. We will host volunteers from 5 different European countries! Volunteers will be chosen based on their…

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What does it mean to be a volunteer of Agora Aveiro?

19 Nov , 2015  

what does it mean to be a volunteer of agora aveiro?

Many of you have been asking us what does it mean to be a volunteer of Agora Aveiro, to whom are we helping, what are we doing and why. We will try to respond your questions. Agora Aveiro is a youth association that promotes an active citizenship. We don’t fight for one specific cause or help…

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EVS opportunity for one Portuguese in Spain

2 Aug , 2015  

This week we got a great news from our Spanish partners, Oficina Jove Alt Urgell: their EVS project has been approved, and so there is an EVS opportunity for one Portuguese youngster in La Seu, Pyrenees, Spain! This project will last for 6 months and starts in September 2015. One Portuguese youngster will have a…

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What is EVS? Presentation at Casa da Juventude

22 Jun , 2015   Gallery

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What is European voluntary service (EVS)? How to go for an EVS? Is it possible to survive with the pocket money of an EVS volunteer?  These and other question were answered by our volunteers last Saturday at Casa da Juventude. Jasna (Croatia), Tanja (Latvia), Wiola (Poland) and Tea (Croatia), our four EVS volunteers, were speaking…

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Rita is going to Iceland!

29 Apr , 2015   Gallery

Our friend Rita is going to Iceland! She is about to start her six months EVS (European voluntary service) adventure on this beautiful island and we prepared her a pre-departure training. She will be leading different camps for youngsters all over the country. On her pre-departure training we bumped her with amazing photos of Icelandic…

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On arrival Training for EVS volunteers

19 Apr , 2015   Gallery

Last week, in Braga, there was an “On Arrival Training” for EVS volunteers. So, that’s where our four volunteers were. Every EVS volunteer has to take part in this training organised by the Portuguese National Agency. It’s a set of workshops, where new volunteers train their soft skills, learn about their rights and responsibilities, and…

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Guerrilla in Aveiro: Project Valentino

16 Feb , 2015   Gallery

Guerrilla Project Valentino happened in Aveiro and suddenly our town was in all the local and national media! YALA (Your Active Life in Aveiro), our brand new EVS project has started and volunteers got the first task: they had to invent, prepare and lead some guerrilla activity. Guerrilla is trademark of Agora Aveiro and so…