6 Everyday Objects Invented by Armenians20210929114221

6 Everyday Objects Invented by Armenians

tania09/29/20210 comments
Throughout its development, the world has seen many inventions. While they aim to facilitate people’s lives, not many of them can be experienced...
Community Service or a Conversation Hub?20210920090817

Community Service or a Conversation Hub?

tania09/20/20210 comments
The sun is beaming. Karine is cutting sunflowers, saying she will do it, “Even though Kazakhstan doesn’t allow to hold two passports, I will get A...
In your 50s and above? We Need You!20210812113912

In your 50s and above? We Need You!

tania08/12/20210 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...
Stereotypes, Lifestyle, Safety, and More: Get Answers on Clubhouse20210730075136

Stereotypes, Lifestyle, Safety, and More: Get Answers on Clubhouse

tania07/30/20210 comments
We started a series of talks on Clubhouse together with Birthright Armenia and Repat Armenia to give answers to questions that are beyond factual awar...
Following His Daughter’s Path Brought Craig to Armenia20210611191741

Following His Daughter’s Path Brought Craig to Armenia

tania06/11/20210 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...
My 307 words to describe Armenia | Sandra de Castro20210526090000

My 307 words to describe Armenia | Sandra de Castro

nane05/26/20210 comments
Sandra De Castro volunteered with Armenian Volunteer Corps in 2017. Here is a throwback blog post about her experience in Armenia. She spent about fiv...
Making An Impact… With Family!20210525121634

Making An Impact… With Family!

tania05/25/20210 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...
Three Countries, Three Backgrounds, One Purpose in Armenia20210324133431

Three Countries, Three Backgrounds, One Purpose in Armenia

tania03/24/20210 comments
We’re delighted to share with you the stories of three diverse AVC volunteers: Darya Jumel, 29, from France, Vachagan Isanians, ...
A Mechanical Engineer in Armenia | Manvel Grigoryan20210323115518

A Mechanical Engineer in Armenia | Manvel Grigoryan

tania03/23/20210 comments
What can you tell us about your project? I am volunteering in the Armenian Start Up called ArmBionics as a mechanical Engineer. ArmBionics is making u...
It is Always a Good Idea to Volunteer | Tatev Antonyan20210118085900

It is Always a Good Idea to Volunteer | Tatev Antonyan

tania01/18/20210 comments
My name is Tatev Antonyan, I am 23 years old, and I am a local volunteer from Gyumri. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, and now I am studyin...
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...
Insights from a local’s perspective | Melanya Khachatryan20210112124417

Insights from a local’s perspective | Melanya Khachatryan

tania01/12/20210 comments
Whenever I think about Armenian Volunteer Corps (AVC) or Birthright Armenia (BR) or my friends ask me to tell them about it, a whole bunch of emotions...
#5PercentForArtsakh: 6-Month Challenge20201028113401

#5PercentForArtsakh: 6-Month Challenge

tania10/28/20200 comments
JOIN THE CHALLENGE AND CHALLENGE YOUR FRIENDS! In these times of critical national need and security, the staff at Armenian Volunteer Corps and Bir...
Volunteer with Armenian Humanitarian Organizations20201009091447

Volunteer with Armenian Humanitarian Organizations

tania10/09/20200 comments
Due to the intense situation on the frontline, and the human rights and humanitarian disaster caused by the Azerbaijani aggression, Armenians all arou...
Support to Soldiers on the Frontline20201004122737

Support to Soldiers on the Frontline

tania10/04/20200 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

tania09/25/20200 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

tania09/13/20200 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

tania09/10/20200 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 ...
Volunteering Opportunities for Creative Minds20200820083544

Volunteering Opportunities for Creative Minds

tania08/20/20200 comments
Are you a “creative”, someone who enjoys experimenting with different ideas, colors, concepts? We have many opportunities for you in Armenia! With...
Volunteering and Exploring Armenia I Tom Hunt20200812081023

Volunteering and Exploring Armenia I Tom Hunt

tania08/12/20200 comments
We know you love reading our volunteers’ stories about their experience and stay in Armenia. Here is a piece from Tom Hunt, from the United Kingdom,...
Volunteer in Armenia. Contribute to the Advancement of the Health/Medical Sector20200717090435

Volunteer in Armenia. Contribute to the Advancement of the Health/Medical Sector

tania07/17/20200 comments
The health/medical industry is growing faster than ever. Here in Armenia, we have several partner organizations that are happy to welcome volunteers a...
Working Towards Change and Sustainability20200623000040

Working Towards Change and Sustainability

Noor Varjabedian06/23/20200 comments
To care for ourselves we must care for nature. In recent years, environmental issues have been at the forefront with people around the globe taking ac...
Discovering Armenia: an Experience of a Lifetime I Marie Fratacci20200606120007

Discovering Armenia: an Experience of a Lifetime I Marie Fratacci

When I told my family that I was going to volunteer in Armenia, on an impulse and without any reason to leave, nobody questioned my choice. Of course,...
Once you let Armenia into your heart, it stays | Lene Lilledal20200605114259

Once you let Armenia into your heart, it stays | Lene Lilledal

Noor Varjabedian06/05/20200 comments
  What I always miss the most about any place I visit, is the people. However, for Armenia, this is not the case. One of my placements in Armenia...
Volunteering in the Time of Coronavirus: Part 220200515143659

Volunteering in the Time of Coronavirus: Part 2

Noor Varjabedian05/15/20200 comments
Back when social distancing first began, we shared a story of what our volunteers were up to and how they’re staying creative! Now six weeks int...
A Journey in Armenia: Vanadzor, Gyumri & Yerevan | Sacha Torikian20200513101840

A Journey in Armenia: Vanadzor, Gyumri & Yerevan | Sacha Torikian

Noor Varjabedian05/13/20200 comments
In which city should I volunteer in Armenia? What should I expect? Congratulations! You took the plunge and are about to leave to Armenia for an unfor...
Van life with Armenian Volunteering – How that happened | Ines Kiesling20200429114720

Van life with Armenian Volunteering – How that happened | Ines Kiesling

Noor Varjabedian04/29/20200 comments
After traveling with my van from Germany to Georgia via Russia many people told me to checkout Azerbaijan, Armenia and Iran instead going directly to ...
Love –and Volunteering– in the Time of Coronavirus20200407141129

Love –and Volunteering– in the Time of Coronavirus

Noor Varjabedian04/07/20200 comments
As social distancing has taken over, we decided to use Zoom to our advantage. We got to see almost all of our in-country participants and catch up! We...
Invest in the Future of Armenia20200318125442

Invest in the Future of Armenia

Noor Varjabedian03/18/20200 comments
The children and the youth are the future of a country. So what better investment can you think of, than contributing with your knowledge and skills f...
“So why did you come to Armenia?” | Camille Perrusson20200312123413

“So why did you come to Armenia?” | Camille Perrusson

Noor Varjabedian03/12/20200 comments
  “Are you Armenian?” “No” “So why did you come to Armenia?” “Why not?”   At the dawn of my ...
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