Making An Impact… With Family!20210525121634

Making An Impact… With Family!

taniaMay 25, 20210 comments
“I would like to come and do Birthright Armenia but my father also wants to be useful in Armenia, is it possible?” Yes, it’s possibl...
AVC Offers Volunteers to Use Their Professional Skills to Assist Armenia20210426134304

AVC Offers Volunteers to Use Their Professional Skills to Assist Armenia

taniaApril 26, 20210 comments
  These experienced professionals came to Armenia with a very specific purpose – to provide psychological support to those affected by the...
Three Countries, Three Backgrounds, One Purpose in Armenia20210324133431

Three Countries, Three Backgrounds, One Purpose in Armenia

taniaMarch 24, 20210 comments
We’re delighted to share with you the stories of three diverse AVC volunteers: Darya Jumel, 29, from France, Vachagan Isanians, ...
Meet Four Professional Corps Volunteers in Armenia20210114124051

Meet Four Professional Corps Volunteers in Armenia

Recently, more and more professionals over age 32 are choosing to join AVC’s Professional Corps, through which they can mutually share work expe...
Artsakh’s Song | Elise Youssoufian20201026120649

Artsakh’s Song | Elise Youssoufian

taniaOctober 26, 20200 comments
By Elise Youssoufian (USA, 2019). (i) In the quiet, between bombs, there is a sound, A hum, My heart still beats. One day, soon, I will return. What i...
Support to Soldiers on the Frontline20201004122737

Support to Soldiers on the Frontline

taniaOctober 4, 20200 comments
On 27 September 2020, Azerbaijan, directly aided by Turkey, launched a massive attack on Artsakh targeting not only military forces but also the civ...
Welcoming “a first” from Zimbabwe | Lucia Mawoko20200925153737

Welcoming “a first” from Zimbabwe | Lucia Mawoko

taniaSeptember 25, 20200 comments
“When I saw Armenia on the map, I became curious to know more about it and what happens there, hence I decided to travel to this country which ...
Exciting News: Travel Updates20200913131222

Exciting News: Travel Updates

taniaSeptember 13, 20200 comments
Exciting news! As of September 12, 2020, Armenia’s air borders have reopened and now not only Armenia citizens but also foreigners can finally t...
Welcome to Armenia… Virtually20200910050837

Welcome to Armenia… Virtually

taniaSeptember 10, 20200 comments
When people choose Armenia as their volunteer destination, out of all the possible locations around the world they can go to gain experience and make ...
Empowering Women & the Next Generation20191125151321

Empowering Women & the Next Generation

hasmikNovember 25, 20190 comments
Are you thinking about bringing your professional skills to Armenia but not quite sure how to do it? AVC participant, Dzovig Harkian, from Lebanon, ...
Art Internships in Armenia20191003120033

Art Internships in Armenia

Noor VarjabedianOctober 3, 20190 comments
  In the last recent years Armenia has been transforming into a significant center of technology and innovation. However, as any ancient country ...
When thoughts come true. Volunteering services in Armenia20190830155254

When thoughts come true. Volunteering services in Armenia

hasmikAugust 30, 20190 comments
I hadn’t heard the name “Armenia”. Neither did I know it existed on the world map until I had an Armenian student attending my yoga ...
Working with the Armenian Volunteer Corps20190729151831

Working with the Armenian Volunteer Corps

hasmikJuly 29, 20190 comments
As a trainee healthcare scientist on the National School of Healthcare and Science (NSH) my training includes an elective, where I can go and experien...
The voice of my ancestors20190423102306

The voice of my ancestors

avcApril 23, 20190 comments
The Voice of my Ancestors “I hear the voice of my ancestors calling my name. The voice of my ancestors is within me. I am the voice of my ancestors....
No, You Don’t Have To Be A Teenager To Volunteer Abroad!20190417120430

No, You Don’t Have To Be A Teenager To Volunteer Abroad!

avcApril 17, 20190 comments
  No, You Don’t Have To Be A Teenager To Volunteer Abroad! By Eric Biglari That whole “Volunteering is only for youngsters” thi...
The Ultimate Guide To Tech Internship Opportunities in Armenia20190319142510

The Ultimate Guide To Tech Internship Opportunities in Armenia

avcMarch 19, 20190 comments
The Ultimate Guide To Tech Internship Opportunities in Armenia The fact is, although not every internship will give you sacks of cash, it will pay off...
My Experience with Armenian Volunteer Corps20181130140416

My Experience with Armenian Volunteer Corps

hasmikNovember 30, 20180 comments
Here I am back after one of the most enriching and rewarding volunteer experiences I ever had…. It all started with an article in the local bi-lingu...
AVC volunteer Juane (2014, Spain) travelled to Armenia by motorcycle:20180901143701

AVC volunteer Juane (2014, Spain) travelled to Armenia by motorcycle:

naneSeptember 1, 20180 comments
I did not think of volunteering in Armenia and then planned how to get there, it was rather the other way around. I was on a return motorbike trip to ...
AVC volunteer Garo (2015, Canada) cycled to Armenia from England:20180901143311

AVC volunteer Garo (2015, Canada) cycled to Armenia from England:

naneSeptember 1, 20180 comments
I cycled from London to Yerevan. It took approximately a month and a half. I set out on 1st August and arrived on or about the third week of September...
Volunteer In Armenia20180812150130

Volunteer In Armenia

hasmikAugust 12, 20180 comments
This summer I accomplished my dream by being a volunteer in Armenia with the Armenian Volunteer Corps (AVC). After following AVC’s well-defined ...
Getting back to his roots with Mother Nature20180706113340

Getting back to his roots with Mother Nature

naneJuly 6, 20180 comments
 With a lifelong goal of exploring Armenia, John Bollinger left his job in the U.S. and longtime home of Alaska to come back to his roots.   An ...
Adventures of Ines in Artsakh20180706112104

Adventures of Ines in Artsakh

naneJuly 6, 20180 comments
Like every year, and this, three times a year, Birthright Armenia and AVC organize a big 4 days excursion to Artsakh, better known to Europeans as Hau...
What Lies Within?20171219152000

What Lies Within?

naneDecember 19, 20170 comments
Armenian Volunteers Corps (AVC) offers myriad opportunities in connecting volunteers from all over the world with various organizations, associations ...
Of marshrutkas, slippery floors and lovely host families…musings of an Englishman in Armenia—a country with a big heart.20171113151000

Of marshrutkas, slippery floors and lovely host families…musings of an Englishman in Armenia—a country with a big heart.

naneNovember 13, 20170 comments
Stephen Brittain (United Kingdom) I recently completed a couple of months volunteering with AVC and was asked to write about my adventure.  Naturally...
Remniscences: Nareg Seferian20170622134600

Remniscences: Nareg Seferian

naneJune 22, 20170 comments
  The Imprint of Tpagrichneri Street on My Life Nareg Seferian (2002) I remember when I first heard about the Armenian Volunteer Corps. It was on TV...
Reminiscences: Sarah Ludwig20170210111400

Reminiscences: Sarah Ludwig

naneFebruary 10, 20170 comments
Sarah Ludwig (USA, 2002) My group and I had a fantastic year in 2002-2003.   We were thirteen volunteers, mostly serving in Yerevan, and we came at ...
Why I am a volunteer20161205081300

Why I am a volunteer

naneDecember 5, 20160 comments
Herb Schiff (74, USA)   December 5 is International Volunteer Day. Since I have taken more than my fair share of both gentle ribbing and congratulat...
Off the beaten path ~ a memorable journey20161202144900

Off the beaten path ~ a memorable journey

naneDecember 2, 20160 comments
Mario Bou Rouphael (Beirut, Lebanon, 2016) It has been around one year since I first contacted Armenian Volunteer Corps in late summer 2015 with my in...
Reminiscences: Arina Zorhabian20160429073300

Reminiscences: Arina Zorhabian

naneApril 29, 20160 comments
Arina Zohrabian (2002) Today I sat celebrating the birthday of a very close friend of mine. One I met and volunteered with 14 years ago when I first m...
Reminiscences: Antoine Terjanian20160318080700

Reminiscences: Antoine Terjanian

naneMarch 18, 20160 comments
Antoine S. Terjanian (Canada, 2002) Several times during my lifetime, opportunities opened up to me and in some cases I followed my intuition, someti...