Continuing the Story: Navigating Armenia Through AVC20240320105846

Continuing the Story: Navigating Armenia Through AVC

taniaMarch 20, 20240 comments
Read the first part of Brian Kamajian’s story here   “AVC is the quintessential organization for someone seeking to get involved in Armen...
Two Torontonians Making a Difference in Armenia20231226144214

Two Torontonians Making a Difference in Armenia

taniaDecember 26, 20230 comments
With its rich history and vibrant culture, Armenia has always held a special place in the hearts of its diaspora. For Rosa Safarian and Goharik Mirzai...
Sheila’s Extended Stay as a Retired Volunteer20230731163631

Sheila’s Extended Stay as a Retired Volunteer

taniaJuly 31, 20230 comments
In June 2022, after a long flight from California, I found myself standing at Zvartnots Airport in Yerevan, ready to embark on a one-year volunteer jo...
Health Concerns and Using Insurance as an AVC Volunteer20230613073813

Health Concerns and Using Insurance as an AVC Volunteer

taniaJune 13, 20230 comments
If you stay at home for the most part for 3 years during a pandemic, then get on a crowded airplane from Chicago to Europe, there’s a chance that yo...
Leaving? Come Back Anytime!20230613065236

Leaving? Come Back Anytime!

taniaJune 13, 20230 comments
An Unforgettable Journey with AVC I was newly retired and wanted a safe, productive, and fun adventure, so I checked out AVC’s website and signed up...
Silva Bedian Knew Age wasn’t a Factor to Volunteer20230331155407

Silva Bedian Knew Age wasn’t a Factor to Volunteer

taniaMarch 31, 20230 comments
We at Armenian Volunteer Corps have welcomed over 1,100 volunteers from around the world since 2005. Even though people of all walks of life have alwa...
Being a Retiree Shouldn’t Restrain You from Volunteering20230224120351

Being a Retiree Shouldn’t Restrain You from Volunteering

taniaFebruary 24, 20230 comments
My husband and I retired recently and decided to spend a few months in Armenia. As Diasporan Armenians, we have visited Armenia many times, but only o...
Teaching German in Armenian Villages During his Retirement20230110134711

Teaching German in Armenian Villages During his Retirement

taniaJanuary 10, 20230 comments
Age is not an obstacle to volunteering When Hans-Christopher Pocha, a 66-year-old participant from Germany retired from his position as a former headm...
Volunteer in your 70s… with your child20220731195829
Senior Volunteers, Armenia Needs You!20210913133312

Senior Volunteers, Armenia Needs You!

taniaSeptember 13, 20210 comments
There was a special type of microscope at the Armenian National Agrarian University (ANAU) that they had for over a year, but didn’t know how to use...
In your 50s and above? We Need You!20210812113912

In your 50s and above? We Need You!

taniaAugust 12, 20210 comments
Many believe that volunteering should cover the first years of their career path and lead toward the real door of opportunity. In other words, volunte...
Following His Daughter’s Path Brought Craig to Armenia20210611191741

Following His Daughter’s Path Brought Craig to Armenia

taniaJune 11, 20210 comments
Children look up to their parents, but parents also follow their children’s lead sometimes. This is what many of our volunteers do. Since the Ar...
Six Reasons Why You Are Never Too Old To Volunteer20200417150313

Six Reasons Why You Are Never Too Old To Volunteer

Noor VarjabedianApril 17, 20200 comments
Some people believe that volunteering is only for young, fresh graduates who have just completed their studies at school, college or university. But h...