I’m doing work here I would never be able to do back home20191018153105

I’m doing work here I would never be able to do back home

  Global Co-op programs are unparalleled international career opportunities for university students to work on the front line in diverse cultures...
Street Art in Yerevan20190916071652

Street Art in Yerevan

hasmik09/16/20190 comments
The best way to know a city is to get lost in it. I like to walk in town – sometimes going somewhere, often going nowhere. Yerevan is an ideal playg...
Why Should You Do Your Internship in Armenia?20190820064741

Why Should You Do Your Internship in Armenia?

Every time I reflect on my time in Armenia, I remember something that makes me realize how lucky I was to have that adventure. Going in, I thought I h...
Artsakh: Ghost City | Chapter 320190416152116

Artsakh: Ghost City | Chapter 3

hasmik04/16/20190 comments
[…] Joy is but a momentary memory of dreams, Laughter and high spirits the echoes of some fleeting hope, The smiles of men just shimmerings of moonl...
Artsakh: Encounters | Chapter 220190329130442

Artsakh: Encounters | Chapter 2

nane03/29/20190 comments
[…] Only the misery of our life is real, Mysterious and profound our suffering, A bubbling broth of tears, food for the soul, Only the misery of our...
The Ultimate Guide To Tech Internship Opportunities in Armenia20190319142510

The Ultimate Guide To Tech Internship Opportunities in Armenia

avc03/19/20190 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...
Yerevan Survival Guide20190307124539

Yerevan Survival Guide

avc03/07/20190 comments
Yerevan Survival Guide Upon arrival in Yerevan, there is sometimes confusion. New smells, sounds, systems, and for many a new language. After spending...
Armenia’s Wide Range of Hiking Destinations20190226142627

Armenia’s Wide Range of Hiking Destinations

avc02/26/20190 comments
Armenia, a hiking destination? Who would have thought?! Not only is Armenia filled with beautiful landscapes and trails to enjoy through every season,...
Artsakh: Encounters | Chapter 120190213144131

Artsakh: Encounters | Chapter 1

hasmik02/13/20190 comments
Perhaps all this around us is a dream, Our human eyes the screen of this delusion, The occurrences of life a motion picture show, Perhaps all this aro...
Exploring Armenia and Learning About It’s Culture20190207145906

Exploring Armenia and Learning About It’s Culture

Exploring Armenia and Learning About It’s Culture So what is this country where I’ve chosen to live, where all the names end in –yan, and wh...
AVC. One of the best volunteering abroad programs20180911150000

AVC. One of the best volunteering abroad programs

hasmik09/11/20180 comments
Armenian Volunteer Corps (AVC) has been chosen by GoAbroad as one of the best volunteer abroad organizations for 2018–2019. GoAbroad broke out their...
First NEU Global Co-op participant joins AVC20180709084659

First NEU Global Co-op participant joins AVC

AVC has a new partnership with Northeastern University (NEU) and their Global Co-op program. NEU Co-op students can now choose to do their co-op inter...
Six weeks in Yerevan20171213140000

Six weeks in Yerevan

Armenia is unlike any place in the world. From the Syrian restaurants decorated with Arabic letters, to the Hindi roots within the language, to the p...
Open Your Heart to the Pulse of Armenia20170427131100

Open Your Heart to the Pulse of Armenia

nane04/27/20170 comments
(Dylan Whitman Waller, USA) I knew before coming that Armenia would be a very special place to visit, but I could not have imagined beforehand how wo...
Reminiscences: Sarah Ludwig20170210111400

Reminiscences: Sarah Ludwig

nane02/10/20170 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 ...
Blessed to be part of this journey20161208065300

Blessed to be part of this journey

nane12/08/20160 comments
Antranik Kababejian (Canada, 2016) When Tania from Armenian Volunteer Corps was interviewing me regarding my placement preferences I specifically requ...
Off the beaten path ~ a memorable journey20161202144900

Off the beaten path ~ a memorable journey

nane12/02/20160 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...
We have the choice to do more20161130131900

We have the choice to do more

nane11/30/20160 comments
Maral Assilian Ceulen (Cyprus) In 2015, I made my first visit (at the tender age of 58) to Armenia with my husband from the Netherlands. We currentl...
Une histoire de fou20161012065400

Une histoire de fou

nane10/12/20160 comments
Camille Pinson (France)  Depuis 2005 en France se déroule le festival d’adaptation ‘De la page à l’image’, une compétition de films adapt...
Моя Армения, моя любовь, моя история20160912075900

Моя Армения, моя любовь, моя история

nane09/12/20160 comments
Для того, чтобы узнать Армению, у меня было не так много времени: чуть больше трех н...
Mon expérience en Arménie a changé ma vie20160825114600

Mon expérience en Arménie a changé ma vie

nane08/25/20160 comments
(Remy Brun on the right, Gabriel Anselmo on the left)   Il y a des  expériences difficiles à partager, des histoires qui, même si elles sont bell...
I didn’t hesitate to sign up20160513110100

I didn’t hesitate to sign up

nane05/13/20160 comments
Natalie Nevart Griffith  (United Kingdom, October 2014) AVC Professional Corps My mother is Armenian from Iran and I always wanted to visit the count...
Moviendo y Cuidando Montañas20160314071200

Moviendo y Cuidando Montañas

nane03/14/20160 comments
Cuando mis padres se mudaron a Armenia, no sabía ni que pensar! Ellos siempre han sido nómadas toda sus vidas pero esta vez se estaban yendo a un pa...
The Experience of Lifetime20160229110600

The Experience of Lifetime

nane02/29/20160 comments
I was born in Beirut, Lebanon and reside in Montreal, Canada.  My roots are from Western Armenia, from the region of Ourfa. There has not been one mo...
Volunteer in Armenia: Garo Avakian20151207145700

Volunteer in Armenia: Garo Avakian

nane12/07/20150 comments
I volunteered as a teacher in Armenia for two months.  My placement as a volunteer teacher was organized by AVC.  AVC secured placement for me with ...
Армения выбрала меня20151113160500

Армения выбрала меня

nane11/13/20150 comments
Говоря об Армении, мне трудно удержаться от волны эмоций, которая накрывает меня с...
TOURING IS GREAT. VOLUNTEERING IS EVEN BETTER20151109125200

TOURING IS GREAT. VOLUNTEERING IS EVEN BETTER

nane11/09/20150 comments
Last year, my (not-Armenian) husband and I went to Armenia for three weeks as tourists.  We took day trips near (Garni/Geghard) and far (Sanahin/Hagh...
Impressions from Artsakh20151106124300

Impressions from Artsakh

nane11/06/20150 comments
Our volunteers went to a 4-day trip to Artsakh in October.  Kerri and Marie decided to share their impressions from the excursion. Artsakh is a place...
Acrostics by Tamar Arevian20151102103800

Acrostics by Tamar Arevian

nane11/02/20150 comments
                                           HAYASDAN Home away from home feeling instantaneously Artistic expression and innovati...
JE VOULAIS ETRE ENTOUREE D’ARMENIENS20151019203000

JE VOULAIS ETRE ENTOUREE D’ARMENIENS

nane10/19/20150 comments
Blanche Myiriam Shahbaghlian, citoyenne de France, du Canada et du Royaume Uni a 64 ans. Avec une expérience de 35 ans, elle est spécialiste de la c...