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Short but meaningful: My story in Armenia20230125111826

Short but meaningful: My story in Armenia

taniaJanuary 25, 2023
I came to Armenia by chance. When I graduated from school, my knowledge of this country was only in books. But when my classmates asked me if I wanted to come t...
Life lessons and genuine people in Armenia20230116084141

Life lessons and genuine people in Armenia

hayk.kocharyan.1987@gmail.comJanuary 16, 2023, ,
A warm welcome from Armenians reconciled my language barrier The decision to come to Armenia was on my mind for quite some time. It was going to be my third tim...
Teaching German in Armenian villages during his retirement20230110134711

Teaching German in Armenian villages during his retirement

taniaJanuary 10, 2023
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 headmaster and ...
Why Armenia? Why not Armenia?20221128115515

Why Armenia? Why not Armenia?

taniaNovember 28, 2022
“To serve Armenia is to serve civilization” -William Gladstone, Former UK Prime Minister “Why Armenia?” A question often posed to me wit...
AVC with a Disability: How I Did It20221117072329

AVC with a Disability: How I Did It

taniaNovember 17, 2022
The lack of an author picture and an “anonymous” byline are neither accidents nor signs of shame. They are meant to convey a message: “Disabil...
Success: Establishing the Film Commission20221114132738

Success: Establishing the Film Commission

taniaNovember 14, 2022
Do you remember Eva Minassian? She is an AVC volunteer who was determined to create a film commission to help promote Armenia as a filming destination and provi...
ABCs of AVC20221007121603


taniaOctober 7, 2022
The ABCs of AVC: A Poem by Michael Collins Are you ready to step outside your comfort zone, Bringing your best self to the fore every day? Can you spend your ti...
Emie’s Impactful Volunteering Well Timed20221011072420

Emie’s Impactful Volunteering Well Timed

taniaOctober 11, 2022
It was August 2021, in peak COVID lockdown in Melbourne, Australia, where I sat in my lounge room in silence. I knew I wanted to go to Armenia again. But this t...
French student does his internship abroad with AVC20220912140129

French student does his internship abroad with AVC

taniaSeptember 12, 2022
Without Armenian roots or knowledge of the language, Adrien Catry journeyed from Lille, France to volunteer with the Armenian Volunteer Corps (AVC) in January o...
Exposing Adventurous Travelers to Armenia20220831081609

Exposing Adventurous Travelers to Armenia

taniaAugust 31, 2022
After volunteering as an English teacher in Yerevan, AVC alumnus Ric Gazarian (2004) strongly maintained his connections to his ancestral homeland. Fast forward...
Days of Mourning after Surmalu Explosion20220819134408

Days of Mourning after Surmalu Explosion

taniaAugust 19, 2022
No time is convenient for tragedy to strike, But Yerevantsis got a chance to see what it looks like. Yerevan’s characteristic peace was shattered; Armenians w...
“I’ll be back” by Chad Bell20220812064510

“I’ll be back” by Chad Bell

taniaAugust 12, 2022
“I’ll be back.” That’s what I said as I gazed out the window towards the beautiful Armenian landscape and Mt. Ararat. I just finished my month-long tenu...
Here is my Armenian story20220731194139

Here is my Armenian story

taniaJuly 31, 2022
My Armenian story started in 2019, when, wanting to travel after long years of work in Law school, law firms, law department, I booked a hiking trip in Armenia ...
I Thought I Was Just Passing Through…20220720115502

I Thought I Was Just Passing Through…

taniaJuly 20, 2022
I don’t know how other non-Armenian volunteers learned about AVC or how long it took them to commit to the program, but I discovered AVC several years before ...
New Start for Olga in Armenia20220629083425

New Start for Olga in Armenia

taniaJune 29, 2022
Olga Kuzamichёva is not Armenian – she is Russian. Along with her husband and three year old son, Sasha, she left Irkutsk for Yerevan on April 25 of this...
Meet Another ABC of AVC – Mario to Narek20220531134612

Meet Another ABC of AVC – Mario to Narek

taniaMay 31, 2022
“I will teach my kids what it means to be a real Armenian,” says Mario Sanz Gonzalez, a young man of Spanish descent, who himself is taking the first steps...
Marching, Commemorating and Recycling20220520133915

Marching, Commemorating and Recycling

taniaMay 20, 2022
Armenians recently commemorated another April 24th, bringing with it over a century of pain and anguish for the Armenian people. This day marks the day the Otto...
Armenia From The View of a Young Non-Armenian Genocide Studies Researcher20220503173347

Armenia From The View of a Young Non-Armenian Genocide Studies Researcher

taniaMay 3, 2022
People often ask me why I decided to spend three months in Armenia as a researcher. As a volunteer with the Armenain Volunteer Corps, I was placed with the Amer...

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