Between the US and Armenia: Starting a musical movement with Carpet Jam20240708190529

Between the US and Armenia: Starting a musical movement with Carpet Jam

July 8, 2024
“I’m living my childhood dream through these young musicians!” – Arthur Aghadjanians, Founder, Carpet Jam...
Navigating Work Culture in Armenia: Insights from Our Volunteers20240620151433

Navigating Work Culture in Armenia: Insights from Our Volunteers

June 20, 2024
  Armenia’s Work Culture – a Hit or Miss?   At the heart of the Armenian Volunteer Corps (AVC) is the commi...
Discovering Armenia Through Its Generous Souls20240617142640

Discovering Armenia Through Its Generous Souls

June 17, 2024
I was in Armenia two years ago. The moment I got on the plane to return to Brazil I already felt the urge to go back and for ...
Exploring Armenia through the Eyes of International Volunteers20240530125952

Exploring Armenia through the Eyes of International Volunteers

May 30, 2024
Armenia offers immersive cultural and historical experiences that attract volunteers from around the globe, not just Armenian...
Izabella Hayrapetyan’s History of Volunteering at AVC20240524102716

Izabella Hayrapetyan’s History of Volunteering at AVC

May 24, 2024
  Why did I choose AVC?   When I decided to go back to my homeland, I carefully thought through my plans long befor...
Leaving sunny Southern California for another taste of Armenia20240419195206

Leaving sunny Southern California for another taste of Armenia

April 19, 2024
I was originally scheduled to stay in Armenia for a month, that was back in August of 2023. I left sunny Southern California ...
Exploring Gyumri: A Cultural Journey20240327112745

Exploring Gyumri: A Cultural Journey

March 27, 2024
My name is Lise, and I spent six months on a Service Civique in Gyumri, Armenia through the Armenian Volunteer Corps. The ada...
Continuing the Story: Navigating Armenia Through AVC20240320105846

Continuing the Story: Navigating Armenia Through AVC

March 20, 2024
Read the first part of Brian Kamajian’s story here   “AVC is the quintessential organization for someone seeking...
From Cultural Reawakening to Activism20240229174349

From Cultural Reawakening to Activism

February 29, 2024
Nyiri Karakas, a Canadian-Armenian with a background in political science, public policy, and acting, embarked on a transform...
From Anxiety to Bliss: How Volunteering in Yerevan Restored My Spirit20240208105712

From Anxiety to Bliss: How Volunteering in Yerevan Restored My Spirit

February 8, 2024
I arrived in Yerevan in October of 2023 broken, exhausted, and filled with anxiety to the brim. The ethnical cleansing in Art...
Finding Future, Joy, and Soul: My Armenia Chronicles20240117144246

Finding Future, Joy, and Soul: My Armenia Chronicles

January 17, 2024
Imagine a Metro Station.  Picture this for a moment: the dark sundry tunnels of the Garegin Nzhdeh metro. If you have never ...
Two Torontonians Making a Difference in Armenia20231226144214

Two Torontonians Making a Difference in Armenia

December 26, 2023
With its rich history and vibrant culture, Armenia has always held a special place in the hearts of its diaspora. For Rosa Sa...
A Journey of Reconnection in Armenia with the AVC20231130094803

A Journey of Reconnection in Armenia with the AVC

November 30, 2023
I was exhausted on the evening of my fifth day in Yerevan. I had spent the entire day indoors, so despite my fatigue, I motiv...
Bringing a Unique Perspective to Armenia20231120145824

Bringing a Unique Perspective to Armenia

November 20, 2023
In the vibrant and culturally rich city of Yerevan, Logan Brosius found a unique platform to shine at the Armenian State Univ...
Healing Hearts and Minds in Armenia20231031191739

Healing Hearts and Minds in Armenia

October 31, 2023
Making a Significant Leap as an AVC Volunteer   After living in Armenia for several years, I decided to extend my stay a...
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