Working Towards Change and Sustainability20200623000040

Working Towards Change and Sustainability

Noor VarjabedianJune 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 VarjabedianJune 5, 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 VarjabedianMay 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 VarjabedianMay 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 VarjabedianApril 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 ...
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...
Love –and Volunteering– in the Time of Coronavirus20200407141129

Love –and Volunteering– in the Time of Coronavirus

Noor VarjabedianApril 7, 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 VarjabedianMarch 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 VarjabedianMarch 12, 20200 comments
  “Are you Armenian?” “No” “So why did you come to Armenia?” “Why not?”   At the dawn of my ...
My Experience in Gyumri | Coline Guyot20200226142320

My Experience in Gyumri | Coline Guyot

Noor VarjabedianFebruary 26, 20200 comments
“Would you be interested in starting your experience in Gyumri?” It is a pretty town in the north of Armenia, its people are very hospitab...
Teaching English through AVC | Clark Long20200207075439

Teaching English through AVC | Clark Long

Noor VarjabedianFebruary 7, 20200 comments
  Just graduated from university? Looking for a chance to go abroad but don’t want to want to commit to two years in the Peace Corps or a whole...
Educational Internships in Armenia20200116064007

Educational Internships in Armenia

Noor VarjabedianJanuary 16, 20200 comments
It doesn’t really matter where in Armenia you are, there is an exciting internship waiting for you. From Gyumri and Vanadzor to Yerevan there are ma...
Saying Thank You to 2019 and Hello to 202020191230134010

Saying Thank You to 2019 and Hello to 2020

hasmikDecember 30, 20190 comments
Looking back on a whole year can bring a mix of emotions; excitement for what’s ahead, but satisfaction and nostalgia for all that was accomplished ...
Gain Experience in Agriculture. Volunteer or Intern in Armenia20191216151106

Gain Experience in Agriculture. Volunteer or Intern in Armenia

hasmikDecember 16, 20190 comments
Armenia is a country of diverse landscapes, varied climatic regions, and significant biodiversity. Its economy is strongly rooted in agriculture, whic...
Become an Advocate for Human Rights in Armenia20191202084034

Become an Advocate for Human Rights in Armenia

  Do you have a background in law or human rights advocacy? If yes, then join us and have your input in building an equal, prosperous and just so...
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, ...
Hitch-hiking to the Caucasus | Joanny Carrabin20191028072050

Hitch-hiking to the Caucasus | Joanny Carrabin

hasmikOctober 28, 20190 comments
  Once I reached my destination [Armenia], dirty and exhausted after eleven days on the road, during our first meeting at the AVC office [the dir...
Do Good, Feel Good; Together20191028065458

Do Good, Feel Good; Together

hasmikOctober 28, 20190 comments
  Thought you couldn’t have a professional internship or volunteering experience together with your significant other? Think again. Thanks to A...
7 Reasons To Volunteer in Armenia20191024130341

7 Reasons To Volunteer in Armenia

Noor VarjabedianOctober 24, 20190 comments
  Are you bored of the same daily routine? You wake up, go to work and after a long work day you come back home, eat something and sleep. The sam...
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

hasmikOctober 18, 20190 comments
  Global Co-op programs are unparalleled international career opportunities for university students to work on the front line in diverse cultures...
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 ...
Winter Adventures to Have in Armenia20190925151739

Winter Adventures to Have in Armenia

hasmikSeptember 25, 20190 comments
  Armenia is a country that is unique and attractive at all four seasons. Many people say that Armenia is a land of sun and mountains. Armenian s...
AYOlingo. The language Teacher Right on Your Phone20190923084609

AYOlingo. The language Teacher Right on Your Phone

hasmikSeptember 23, 20190 comments
Coming to a different country where you don’t speak the language is always scary. I know when I first arrived, I was nervous because I had never...
Street Art in Yerevan20190916071652

Street Art in Yerevan

hasmikSeptember 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...
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 ...
Why Should You Do Your Internship in Armenia?20190820064741

Why Should You Do Your Internship in Armenia?

hasmikAugust 20, 20190 comments
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...
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...
Stop Wasting Your Time And Start A Journalism Internship in Armenia!20190510142422

Stop Wasting Your Time And Start A Journalism Internship in Armenia!

avcMay 10, 20190 comments
Stop Wasting Your Time And Start A Journalism Internship in Armenia! Journalism is one of the most important professions the world relies on – it is...
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....