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    Meet the many faces of Professional Corps

      AVC Professional Corps volunteers are over age 32, of all ethnicities, and serve in the field of their choosing for a minimum of two weeks up to one year.…

    10 May 2017

    Meet the many faces of Professional Corps

      AVC Professional Corps volunteers are over age 32, of all ethnicities, and serve in the field of their choosing for a minimum of two weeks up to one year.…

    10 May 2017

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    Professional internships to test and hone your skills

    With over 700 placement partners in Yerevan and throughout Armenia, AVC offers many internship possiblities in every sector from A to Z.   Heather, from Canada, is currently pursuing a…

    01 May 2017

    Professional internships to test and hone your skills

    With over 700 placement partners in Yerevan and throughout Armenia, AVC offers many internship possiblities in every sector from A to Z.   Heather, from Canada, is currently pursuing a…

    01 May 2017

  • David Michael Stephen

    Our March arrivals!

      David is originally from the USA.  He has degrees in Mathematics and in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Sciences in Mathematics. An avid traveler who for the last six…

    03 April 2017

    Our March arrivals!

      David is originally from the USA.  He has degrees in Mathematics and in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Sciences in Mathematics. An avid traveler who for the last six…

    03 April 2017

  • Emily BronteSisters

    Premiere: "The Bronte Sisters"

    Wonder what sorts of things our volunteers do in Armenia?  Meet Emily -- an experienced teacher of English as a Second Language. She's been teaching at three different schools using…

    24 February 2017

    Premiere: "The Bronte Sisters"

    Wonder what sorts of things our volunteers do in Armenia?  Meet Emily -- an experienced teacher of English as a Second Language. She's been teaching at three different schools using…

    24 February 2017

  • Jennifer Davide Sarah

    Three more European volunteers join us this winter

      Jennifer is from the Netherlands. She is studying cutlural management and did an internship in the USA last summer with the Smithsonian Institution. She learned that the Smithsonian had…

    06 February 2017

    Three more European volunteers join us this winter

      Jennifer is from the Netherlands. She is studying cutlural management and did an internship in the USA last summer with the Smithsonian Institution. She learned that the Smithsonian had…

    06 February 2017

  • Magali Xavier Manon

    Our first three volunteers of 2017 join us from France!

      Magali, 26, is from Paris and she has Armenian roots. She is a film production professional. AFter spending 11 months in Armenia last year as a Europeian Voluntary Service…

    19 January 2017

    Our first three volunteers of 2017 join us from France!

      Magali, 26, is from Paris and she has Armenian roots. She is a film production professional. AFter spending 11 months in Armenia last year as a Europeian Voluntary Service…

    19 January 2017

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    Here are our 2016 volunteers....

       We're waiting for you in 2017!

    02 January 2017

    Here are our 2016 volunteers....

       We're waiting for you in 2017!

    02 January 2017

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    Upcoming winter highlights

      There's a whole lot to do in 2017!

    30 December 2016

    Upcoming winter highlights

      There's a whole lot to do in 2017!

    30 December 2016

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    Dylan Whitman Waller: "A dream come true"

    After traveling around 30 countries performing my own music and poetry, I've come to Armenia to savor a rare opportunity, one which AVC is helping to facilitate:  to assist the…

    19 December 2016

    Dylan Whitman Waller: "A dream come true"

    After traveling around 30 countries performing my own music and poetry, I've come to Armenia to savor a rare opportunity, one which AVC is helping to facilitate:  to assist the…

    19 December 2016

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    Julia, psychologue de Montpellier

    [English below] Julia vient de la ville de Montpellier, France. Elle a étudié la psychologie clinique et est diplomee depuis le mois de septembre. Elle restera six mois en Arménie…

    07 December 2016

    Julia, psychologue de Montpellier

    [English below] Julia vient de la ville de Montpellier, France. Elle a étudié la psychologie clinique et est diplomee depuis le mois de septembre. Elle restera six mois en Arménie…

    07 December 2016

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    Meet Maxence

    [English below] Maxence a 21 ans et vit à Hem, dans la nord de la France.  Après un baccalauréat littéraire et deux années d'études dans le domaine de la communication,…

    07 December 2016

    Meet Maxence

    [English below] Maxence a 21 ans et vit à Hem, dans la nord de la France.  Après un baccalauréat littéraire et deux années d'études dans le domaine de la communication,…

    07 December 2016

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    Volunteering is Giving. 7 Days of Giving campaign launched!

    Volunteering is Giving; it is also much more - sharing, learning, helping, gaining experience, supporting community, improving your world, fulfilment, joy, hope, challenging work, change. Every person who has ever…

    29 November 2016

    Volunteering is Giving. 7 Days of Giving campaign launched!

    Volunteering is Giving; it is also much more - sharing, learning, helping, gaining experience, supporting community, improving your world, fulfilment, joy, hope, challenging work, change. Every person who has ever…

    29 November 2016

  • Erin

    Meet Erin from the USA!

    Erin Pinon was born and grew up in Dallas.  As US Student Fulbright Research Grant recipient, she has dedicated her academic career to Armenian history and in 2016 decided to…

    17 November 2016

    Meet Erin from the USA!

    Erin Pinon was born and grew up in Dallas.  As US Student Fulbright Research Grant recipient, she has dedicated her academic career to Armenian history and in 2016 decided to…

    17 November 2016

  • rachel

    Meet Rachel from Brazil!

    We are happy to welcome Rachel (Brazil)! With a background that includes knowledge in Social Media and Marketing, she’s excited to work in these areas to learn about the Armenian…

    17 November 2016

    Meet Rachel from Brazil!

    We are happy to welcome Rachel (Brazil)! With a background that includes knowledge in Social Media and Marketing, she’s excited to work in these areas to learn about the Armenian…

    17 November 2016

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    Meet Emily and Alex

    Emily and Alex first visited Armenia in 2015 during a short break from teaching in Qatar. They determined then that they would find a way back, to immerse, learn, share,…

    11 November 2016

    Meet Emily and Alex

    Emily and Alex first visited Armenia in 2015 during a short break from teaching in Qatar. They determined then that they would find a way back, to immerse, learn, share,…

    11 November 2016

  • ThomasDilan01

    "What you get is what you give"

    Thomas Dilan joined AVC's Professional Corps for two weeks in July.  He was so fulfilled and excited by his experience that he immediately penned an article, which he submitted to…

    26 September 2016

    "What you get is what you give"

    Thomas Dilan joined AVC's Professional Corps for two weeks in July.  He was so fulfilled and excited by his experience that he immediately penned an article, which he submitted to…

    26 September 2016

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    25 amazing things you probably didn't know about Armenia

    Armenia is a land of epic vistas, crumbling churches and many surprises CREDIT: AP/FOTOLIA by Telegraph Travel • 21 SEPTEMBER 2016 • 3:32PM [read original article online] It’s 25 years since Armenia…

    22 September 2016

    25 amazing things you probably didn't know about Armenia

    Armenia is a land of epic vistas, crumbling churches and many surprises CREDIT: AP/FOTOLIA by Telegraph Travel • 21 SEPTEMBER 2016 • 3:32PM [read original article online] It’s 25 years since Armenia…

    22 September 2016

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    HARVESTING POTATOES FOR THOSE IN NEED

    Last Saturday, AVC volunteers joined children and team leaders from Lori region Impact clubs as part of the “Potato Harvest” project, a charity campaign initiated by World Vision Armenia –…

    15 September 2016

    HARVESTING POTATOES FOR THOSE IN NEED

    Last Saturday, AVC volunteers joined children and team leaders from Lori region Impact clubs as part of the “Potato Harvest” project, a charity campaign initiated by World Vision Armenia –…

    15 September 2016

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    Ingrid Cambaya ~ our first volunteer from the Philippines

    Ingrid Cambaya - our first volunteer from the Philippines!   Ingrid visited the Caucasus region a couple of years ago for the first time, then returned to Armenia last year.…

    31 August 2016

    Ingrid Cambaya ~ our first volunteer from the Philippines

    Ingrid Cambaya - our first volunteer from the Philippines!   Ingrid visited the Caucasus region a couple of years ago for the first time, then returned to Armenia last year.…

    31 August 2016

  • I met new challenges volunteering in Armenia

    I met new challenges volunteering in Armenia

    Our volunteer from the United States, Joan Bardez (73), recently completed her service and shared with us a few reflections about her experience.  I was in Yerevan with AVC for…

    12 August 2016

    I met new challenges volunteering in Armenia

    Our volunteer from the United States, Joan Bardez (73), recently completed her service and shared with us a few reflections about her experience.  I was in Yerevan with AVC for…

    12 August 2016

  • Learn one of the most influential languages in the ancient and modern…

        A multidisciplinary research team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has examined the languages of the world and categorized them on how widely certain forms of media are translated…

    10 August 2016

    Learn one of the most influential languages in the ancient and modern worlds

        A multidisciplinary research team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has examined the languages of the world and categorized them on how widely certain forms of media are translated…

    10 August 2016

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    3 reasons to volunteer in Armenia this Autumn!

        Reason 1: The weather! Autumn in Armenia is absolutely beautiful. We know summer gets the most hype, but autumn is way better. Not too hot, not too cold…

    29 July 2016

    3 reasons to volunteer in Armenia this Autumn!

        Reason 1: The weather! Autumn in Armenia is absolutely beautiful. We know summer gets the most hype, but autumn is way better. Not too hot, not too cold…

    29 July 2016

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    Our international summer!

     Armenian Volunteer Corps volunteers are a truly international group representing 44 countries to date. This summer we welcomed our very first volunteer from Hong Kong, and are looking forward to…

    29 July 2016

    Our international summer!

     Armenian Volunteer Corps volunteers are a truly international group representing 44 countries to date. This summer we welcomed our very first volunteer from Hong Kong, and are looking forward to…

    29 July 2016

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    Wai Hung Ng - our first-ever volunteer from Hong Kong

    "My strong desire to volunteer in Armenia sprang from my experience of a one-year academic exchange programme in Koç University in Istanbul, where some 60,000 Armenians are denizens. This former…

    30 June 2016

    Wai Hung Ng - our first-ever volunteer from Hong Kong

    "My strong desire to volunteer in Armenia sprang from my experience of a one-year academic exchange programme in Koç University in Istanbul, where some 60,000 Armenians are denizens. This former…

    30 June 2016

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    Call for the International EYP Forum in Armenia (#IEFA2016)

    EYP Armenia is cordially announcing the call for Media Team members to grasp, capture and save the unforgettable moments of International EYP Forum in Armenia (IEFA) 2016, which will take…

    10 June 2016

    Call for the International EYP Forum in Armenia (#IEFA2016)

    EYP Armenia is cordially announcing the call for Media Team members to grasp, capture and save the unforgettable moments of International EYP Forum in Armenia (IEFA) 2016, which will take…

    10 June 2016

  • leon

    AVC PROCORPS: LEON BROWN

      Leon Brown, from Virginia, USA, has long been interested in the former Soviet Union and was happy to find AVC. He has worked in finance all his life, as…

    17 May 2016

    AVC PROCORPS: LEON BROWN

      Leon Brown, from Virginia, USA, has long been interested in the former Soviet Union and was happy to find AVC. He has worked in finance all his life, as…

    17 May 2016

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    Marijn van der Wal: the Netherlands

      Marijn van der Wal is from the Netherlands. He has a BA in European Studies and is now doing a Masters in European Governance at Sciences Po in Genoble,…

    10 May 2016

    Marijn van der Wal: the Netherlands

      Marijn van der Wal is from the Netherlands. He has a BA in European Studies and is now doing a Masters in European Governance at Sciences Po in Genoble,…

    10 May 2016

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    AVC PROCORPS: david duell

      David Duell, from the USA, joined us at the end of March for two months of service! David has 31 years of experience in the enviornmental field and has…

    08 May 2016

    AVC PROCORPS: david duell

      David Duell, from the USA, joined us at the end of March for two months of service! David has 31 years of experience in the enviornmental field and has…

    08 May 2016

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    System of a Down's Serj Tankian writes New Song "Artsakh"

    System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian wrote a passionate new political folk song, "Artsakh," supporting the people of Artsakh – the Armenian name for the region – and protesting…

    05 May 2016

    System of a Down's Serj Tankian writes New Song "Artsakh"

    System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian wrote a passionate new political folk song, "Artsakh," supporting the people of Artsakh – the Armenian name for the region – and protesting…

    05 May 2016

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    MARGUERITE BARANKITSE AWARDED INAUGURAL AURORA PRIZE

      Marguerite Barankitse from Maison Shalom and REMA Hospital in Burundi was named as the inaugural Laureate of the $1 million Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity. At a ceremony held…

    25 April 2016

    MARGUERITE BARANKITSE AWARDED INAUGURAL AURORA PRIZE

      Marguerite Barankitse from Maison Shalom and REMA Hospital in Burundi was named as the inaugural Laureate of the $1 million Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity. At a ceremony held…

    25 April 2016

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    Iran-USA-Armenia: Mehrzad Zahabi

    Mehrzad Zahabi, a Volunteer Corps participant, is a civil/structural engineer by profession. After fulfilling his B.Sc. requirements in his home country, Iran, he continued his Master studies at the University…

    07 April 2016

    Iran-USA-Armenia: Mehrzad Zahabi

    Mehrzad Zahabi, a Volunteer Corps participant, is a civil/structural engineer by profession. After fulfilling his B.Sc. requirements in his home country, Iran, he continued his Master studies at the University…

    07 April 2016

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    AVC PROCORPS: Tracy Chabala

    Meet Tracy, a recent ProCorps volunteer from the USA! Tracy is a professional writer and journalist. She loves traveling and is very passionate about social justice. "Though I am impressed…

    28 March 2016

    AVC PROCORPS: Tracy Chabala

    Meet Tracy, a recent ProCorps volunteer from the USA! Tracy is a professional writer and journalist. She loves traveling and is very passionate about social justice. "Though I am impressed…

    28 March 2016

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    Service Civique: Gabriel et Remy

    Et voila. Nos nouveaux volontaires français sont arrivés sains et saufs! Gabriel et Remy vont travailler avec les enfants pour les 3 mois à venir dans le cadre du programme…

    17 March 2016

    Service Civique: Gabriel et Remy

    Et voila. Nos nouveaux volontaires français sont arrivés sains et saufs! Gabriel et Remy vont travailler avec les enfants pour les 3 mois à venir dans le cadre du programme…

    17 March 2016

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    AVC ProCorps: Connie Koumjian

    Cheers! One of our wonderful Professional Corps alumni, Connie Koumjian, has returned to volunteer again this year, for 6 months! Connie enjoyed her first experience as a volunteer in Armenia…

    08 February 2016

    AVC ProCorps: Connie Koumjian

    Cheers! One of our wonderful Professional Corps alumni, Connie Koumjian, has returned to volunteer again this year, for 6 months! Connie enjoyed her first experience as a volunteer in Armenia…

    08 February 2016

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    AVC ProCorps: Vatche Nikoughossian

      Meet our newest Professional Corps volunteer, Vatche Nikoughossian. As an Armenian Canadian born in Iran, Vatche always wanted to come to Armenia on an extended stay with the main…

    02 February 2016

    AVC ProCorps: Vatche Nikoughossian

      Meet our newest Professional Corps volunteer, Vatche Nikoughossian. As an Armenian Canadian born in Iran, Vatche always wanted to come to Armenia on an extended stay with the main…

    02 February 2016

  • marianolaura

    What can be better than volunteering together?

      Laura and Mariano are both studying at the University of Padua, in Italy, where they're majoring in Human Rights and Governance. As part of their Master's program, they are…

    11 December 2015

    What can be better than volunteering together?

      Laura and Mariano are both studying at the University of Padua, in Italy, where they're majoring in Human Rights and Governance. As part of their Master's program, they are…

    11 December 2015

  • martin

    Martin Ocknecht: our journalist fro the Czech Republic

      Meet our second volunteer from the Czech Republic! Martin Ocknecht, 27, is a journalist at the Czech Public Radio. He is very interested in the Caucasus region and in…

    26 November 2015

    Martin Ocknecht: our journalist fro the Czech Republic

      Meet our second volunteer from the Czech Republic! Martin Ocknecht, 27, is a journalist at the Czech Public Radio. He is very interested in the Caucasus region and in…

    26 November 2015

  • stanley

    Where in the world could it be better for me to travel…

    Stanley Boghossian, 68 years old, joined us from Berkeley, United States. He was born and raised until the age of 15 years in the Armenian community of Fresno. A mechanical…

    17 November 2015

    Where in the world could it be better for me to travel and serve than in Armenia?

    Stanley Boghossian, 68 years old, joined us from Berkeley, United States. He was born and raised until the age of 15 years in the Armenian community of Fresno. A mechanical…

    17 November 2015

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    Nouvelle collaboration franco-arménienne: Service Civique en Arménie

    Nous sommes fiers d’annoncer le lancement de notre collaboration avec le Service Civique français. Deux volontaires français ont commencé leurs missions internationales en Arménie le 1er novembre 2015. Rémy Carrette,…

    06 November 2015

    Nouvelle collaboration franco-arménienne: Service Civique en Arménie

    Nous sommes fiers d’annoncer le lancement de notre collaboration avec le Service Civique français. Deux volontaires français ont commencé leurs missions internationales en Arménie le 1er novembre 2015. Rémy Carrette,…

    06 November 2015

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    Come to Armenia as a "Voluntourist" in 2016

    If you ever thought of doing something like Habitat for Humanity in Armenia, there is now another option to make your visit more meaningful - whether this is your first…

    28 October 2015

    Come to Armenia as a "Voluntourist" in 2016

    If you ever thought of doing something like Habitat for Humanity in Armenia, there is now another option to make your visit more meaningful - whether this is your first…

    28 October 2015

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    AVC ProCorps: Garo spends sabbatical in Armenia

      Garo, who is originally from Canada, but has lived and worked in London for the past 20 years, had been thinking about taking a sabbatical for a while, with…

    19 October 2015

    AVC ProCorps: Garo spends sabbatical in Armenia

      Garo, who is originally from Canada, but has lived and worked in London for the past 20 years, had been thinking about taking a sabbatical for a while, with…

    19 October 2015

  • marrie

    I want to be of actual service

      Meet Marie Panchesson, our new volunteer from the United States. With a double major in Political Science and Religion, she is interested in working with people, mostly with women…

    09 October 2015

    I want to be of actual service

      Meet Marie Panchesson, our new volunteer from the United States. With a double major in Political Science and Religion, she is interested in working with people, mostly with women…

    09 October 2015

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    Kerri and David volunteer together

      Kerri Fitz and David Hatem have joined us from the USA. They thought that it would be fascinating to experience an ancient country like Armenia through immersion, an opportunity…

    02 October 2015

    Kerri and David volunteer together

      Kerri Fitz and David Hatem have joined us from the USA. They thought that it would be fascinating to experience an ancient country like Armenia through immersion, an opportunity…

    02 October 2015

  • geoffrey

    Ce n'est pas du simple volontariat

      Geoffrey CHANAL-RAFFIER vient de la France. Avec un master en Sciences Politiques et Relations Internationales de l'Université Jean-Moulin Lyon 3, Geoffrey a déjà fait du volontariat en Lettonie et…

    28 September 2015

    Ce n'est pas du simple volontariat

      Geoffrey CHANAL-RAFFIER vient de la France. Avec un master en Sciences Politiques et Relations Internationales de l'Université Jean-Moulin Lyon 3, Geoffrey a déjà fait du volontariat en Lettonie et…

    28 September 2015

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    Volunteer at any age!

    Meet Herbert Schiff and Linda Shahinian from the USA. They have been married for 33 years and are 73 and 71 years old respectively. They were tourists in Armenia last…

    23 September 2015

    Volunteer at any age!

    Meet Herbert Schiff and Linda Shahinian from the USA. They have been married for 33 years and are 73 and 71 years old respectively. They were tourists in Armenia last…

    23 September 2015

  • maya

    I feel a sort of kinship with Armenians

      Meet Mayaan! Our new volunteer from Canada.   As a professional makeup artist, Mayaan is teaching theatrical makeup classes at the Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography, by…

    23 September 2015

    I feel a sort of kinship with Armenians

      Meet Mayaan! Our new volunteer from Canada.   As a professional makeup artist, Mayaan is teaching theatrical makeup classes at the Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography, by…

    23 September 2015

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    AVC Professional Corps: Sarpuhi Kaprielian

      Sarpuhi Kaprielian was born and raised in Bulgaria. Her family is one of the long-established Armenian families of Plovdiv, where there is an old and active community. She has…

    17 September 2015

    AVC Professional Corps: Sarpuhi Kaprielian

      Sarpuhi Kaprielian was born and raised in Bulgaria. Her family is one of the long-established Armenian families of Plovdiv, where there is an old and active community. She has…

    17 September 2015

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    AVC Professional Corps: Harout Ourichian

      Meet our Professional Corps volunteer Harout Ourichian fro Canada. Harout's first placement was the Yerevan Zoo. Currently he volunteers at the Green Lane organica farm.  "For the first time…

    04 September 2015

    AVC Professional Corps: Harout Ourichian

      Meet our Professional Corps volunteer Harout Ourichian fro Canada. Harout's first placement was the Yerevan Zoo. Currently he volunteers at the Green Lane organica farm.  "For the first time…

    04 September 2015

  • peter

    “To do a media internship in the Caucasus was almost the perfect…

      Peter Liakhov, was born in Russia and moved to Toronto at the age of 7.  He has done bachelor’s in Peace and Conflict Studies; worked as a journalist. Petr was…

    05 August 2015

    “To do a media internship in the Caucasus was almost the perfect opportunity.”

      Peter Liakhov, was born in Russia and moved to Toronto at the age of 7.  He has done bachelor’s in Peace and Conflict Studies; worked as a journalist. Petr was…

    05 August 2015

  • ivy

    Meet Ivy-our first volunteer from Myanmar

    Ivy Shin was born and raised in Myanmar (former Burma). Currently student at Royal Holloway, University of London studying Geography, Politics and International Relations, Ivy will be volunteering in Armenia for one…

    03 August 2015

    Meet Ivy-our first volunteer from Myanmar

    Ivy Shin was born and raised in Myanmar (former Burma). Currently student at Royal Holloway, University of London studying Geography, Politics and International Relations, Ivy will be volunteering in Armenia for one…

    03 August 2015

  • marina

    Falling in love with Armenia

    Our volunteer Marina from Moscow had started to search for opportunities particularly in Armenia from the very beginning.   "For me Armenia is an incredible country. I am attracted so…

    16 July 2015

    Falling in love with Armenia

    Our volunteer Marina from Moscow had started to search for opportunities particularly in Armenia from the very beginning.   "For me Armenia is an incredible country. I am attracted so…

    16 July 2015

  • dilyara

    Диляра-наш первый волонтёр из Казахстана

      Диляра наш перый волонтёр из Казахстана. На вопрос "Почему ты выбрала Армению для волонтёрства?" Диляра ответила: "Я несу кусочек Азии для Армении, которая открыла для меня свои двери". По…

    13 July 2015

    Диляра-наш первый волонтёр из Казахстана

      Диляра наш перый волонтёр из Казахстана. На вопрос "Почему ты выбрала Армению для волонтёрства?" Диляра ответила: "Я несу кусочек Азии для Армении, которая открыла для меня свои двери". По…

    13 July 2015

  • diego

    Alums come back to volunteer again

    YES, our volunteers come back over and over to experience Armenia once again and to implement bigger project. This time Diego is back to Armenia for the third time! "Instead of…

    08 July 2015

    Alums come back to volunteer again

    YES, our volunteers come back over and over to experience Armenia once again and to implement bigger project. This time Diego is back to Armenia for the third time! "Instead of…

    08 July 2015

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    Mariam Baghdasaryan: Volunteer Corps

    Meet our new volunteer Mariam, born in Yerevan, but actually living in Toronto, Canada. As a student of University of Toronto she is double majoring in Political Science and European…

    06 July 2015

    Mariam Baghdasaryan: Volunteer Corps

    Meet our new volunteer Mariam, born in Yerevan, but actually living in Toronto, Canada. As a student of University of Toronto she is double majoring in Political Science and European…

    06 July 2015

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    А вот и Армен Тадевосян из Москвы

    А вот и Армен Тадевосян из Москвы ~ После года работы в девелоперской компании на должности ведущего специалиста интернет маркетинга, Армен уехал в Италию и получил диплом Мастер по специальности Работа…

    02 July 2015

    А вот и Армен Тадевосян из Москвы

    А вот и Армен Тадевосян из Москвы ~ После года работы в девелоперской компании на должности ведущего специалиста интернет маркетинга, Армен уехал в Италию и получил диплом Мастер по специальности Работа…

    02 July 2015

  • blanche

    AVC Professional Corps: Blanche Shahbaghlian

    Blanche Myriam Shahbaghlian is a Canadian citizen, currently living in UK. Her field of expertise is counseling, psychology, body work.  Her skills have taken her places throughout Canada as well…

    08 June 2015

    AVC Professional Corps: Blanche Shahbaghlian

    Blanche Myriam Shahbaghlian is a Canadian citizen, currently living in UK. Her field of expertise is counseling, psychology, body work.  Her skills have taken her places throughout Canada as well…

    08 June 2015

  • Jaclyn

    Meet Jaclyn: AVC Professional Corps

    Jaclyn Assarian has joined us from the United States. With a background in International Education, she volunteers at American University of Armenia and French University of Armenia. To date, Jaclyn…

    08 June 2015

    Meet Jaclyn: AVC Professional Corps

    Jaclyn Assarian has joined us from the United States. With a background in International Education, she volunteers at American University of Armenia and French University of Armenia. To date, Jaclyn…

    08 June 2015

  • arevik

    Do something useful for the ‘Hayrenik’

      Arevik was born in Armenia, and later moved between Armenia and different countries – Georgia, Russia and Germany – with her   family. She was a mentor when she…

    03 June 2015

    Do something useful for the ‘Hayrenik’

      Arevik was born in Armenia, and later moved between Armenia and different countries – Georgia, Russia and Germany – with her   family. She was a mentor when she…

    03 June 2015

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    Experiencing an entirely new culture

    Matthew Abbey has joined us from Melbourne, Australia. Quite the globe-trotter, he has volunteered in China, India and Thailand mainly teaching English and working with refugees. Matthew believes that the…

    20 May 2015

    Experiencing an entirely new culture

    Matthew Abbey has joined us from Melbourne, Australia. Quite the globe-trotter, he has volunteered in China, India and Thailand mainly teaching English and working with refugees. Matthew believes that the…

    20 May 2015

  • arsak

    AVC Professional Corps: Arsak Karsavarian

      Arshak Karsavarian, was born in France and grew up in Australia. At the age of 35, he decided he wanted to make a career transition from the construction industry…

    13 May 2015

    AVC Professional Corps: Arsak Karsavarian

      Arshak Karsavarian, was born in France and grew up in Australia. At the age of 35, he decided he wanted to make a career transition from the construction industry…

    13 May 2015

  • rony

    Rony - our first ever volunteer from Indonesia

    Rony Johan is our first ever volunteer from Indonesia. Having had an Armenian friend in Indonesia, Rony had a big dream to one day be a volunteer in Armenia.  So…

    05 May 2015

    Rony - our first ever volunteer from Indonesia

    Rony Johan is our first ever volunteer from Indonesia. Having had an Armenian friend in Indonesia, Rony had a big dream to one day be a volunteer in Armenia.  So…

    05 May 2015

  • annie

    Couples volunteer together

    Annie Sweers (USA) and her husband John decided to volunteer in Armenia together.  Annie is here with AVC, while her husband John, who is of Armenian heritage, is volunteering through…

    30 April 2015

    Couples volunteer together

    Annie Sweers (USA) and her husband John decided to volunteer in Armenia together.  Annie is here with AVC, while her husband John, who is of Armenian heritage, is volunteering through…

    30 April 2015

  • Tamar

    Meet April Tamar Arevian from USA

      AVC PROFESSIONAL CORPS   April Tamar Arevian, originally from the USA, joins us from her current home of Barcelona. With a background in Child Development and Elementary Education, Tamar…

    14 April 2015

    Meet April Tamar Arevian from USA

      AVC PROFESSIONAL CORPS   April Tamar Arevian, originally from the USA, joins us from her current home of Barcelona. With a background in Child Development and Elementary Education, Tamar…

    14 April 2015

  • MarketaPavkova 2015

    AVC - Bringing the world to Armenia, one volunteer at at time

       Yerevan, Armenia — For many years, Armenian Volunteer Corps (AVC) has been welcoming diverse volunteers from around the world to serve in Armenia. In 2014, AVC volunteers came to Armenia…

    17 February 2015

    AVC - Bringing the world to Armenia, one volunteer at at time

       Yerevan, Armenia — For many years, Armenian Volunteer Corps (AVC) has been welcoming diverse volunteers from around the world to serve in Armenia. In 2014, AVC volunteers came to Armenia…

    17 February 2015

  • Summer is right around the corner...time for some voluntourism!

    Summer is right around the corner...time for some voluntourism!

             This summer, be more than just a tourist! Join AVC's Southern Discovery 2015 tour from June 19 to 30 and explore some of the ancient and…

    26 January 2015

    Summer is right around the corner...time for some voluntourism!

             This summer, be more than just a tourist! Join AVC's Southern Discovery 2015 tour from June 19 to 30 and explore some of the ancient and…

    26 January 2015

  • Meet James-he returned to Armenia to see more of it

    Meet James-he returned to Armenia to see more of it

        James Glover is an electrical engineer and PhD student from the UK.  James is interested in artificial intelligence, robotics, computing, and is an avid reader. He enjoys cycling;…

    13 January 2015

    Meet James-he returned to Armenia to see more of it

        James Glover is an electrical engineer and PhD student from the UK.  James is interested in artificial intelligence, robotics, computing, and is an avid reader. He enjoys cycling;…

    13 January 2015

  • Meet Alejandro - our first ever volunteer from Mexico

    Meet Alejandro - our first ever volunteer from Mexico

            Hector Alejandro Santos Ortega, (22), is from Mexico City, Mexico. A recent university graduate in International Affairs, Alejandro first heard about Armenia his last year of…

    05 December 2014

    Meet Alejandro - our first ever volunteer from Mexico

            Hector Alejandro Santos Ortega, (22), is from Mexico City, Mexico. A recent university graduate in International Affairs, Alejandro first heard about Armenia his last year of…

    05 December 2014

  • Meet Essa - our first ever volunteer from Egypt

    Meet Essa - our first ever volunteer from Egypt

    AVC VolunteerCorps       Mostafa Essa, 25, was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. He is a graduate of the German University in Cairo with a degree in Communications…

    06 October 2014

    Meet Essa - our first ever volunteer from Egypt

    AVC VolunteerCorps       Mostafa Essa, 25, was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. He is a graduate of the German University in Cairo with a degree in Communications…

    06 October 2014

  • BikramjitChaudhuri 2015

    Meet Bikram - our first ever volunteer from India

    Bikramjit Chaudhuri, 36, was born in India.  He completed his undergraduate and graduate education in Germany and then moved on to work in Switzerland.  He has lived in Europe for…

    11 September 2014

    Meet Bikram - our first ever volunteer from India

    Bikramjit Chaudhuri, 36, was born in India.  He completed his undergraduate and graduate education in Germany and then moved on to work in Switzerland.  He has lived in Europe for…

    11 September 2014

  • Couples volunteer too: Meet Araks and Frederic

    Couples volunteer too: Meet Araks and Frederic

    AVC ProfessionalCorps    Araks and her fiancé Frederic live in Milan, Italy and both work for the same large international corporation. Their daily grind is hectic, to say the least.…

    11 August 2014

    Couples volunteer too: Meet Araks and Frederic

    AVC ProfessionalCorps    Araks and her fiancé Frederic live in Milan, Italy and both work for the same large international corporation. Their daily grind is hectic, to say the least.…

    11 August 2014

  • First AVC volunteer from Italy ~ Ian Davide Bugarin

    First AVC volunteer from Italy ~ Ian Davide Bugarin

    AVC Volunteer Corps   Ian Davide Bugarin first came to Armenia as a participant in an international training course about volunteerism organized by the Youth In Charge NGO through the…

    04 August 2014

    First AVC volunteer from Italy ~ Ian Davide Bugarin

    AVC Volunteer Corps   Ian Davide Bugarin first came to Armenia as a participant in an international training course about volunteerism organized by the Youth In Charge NGO through the…

    04 August 2014

  • Passion for music: Meet Lili

    Passion for music: Meet Lili

    AVC VolunteerCorps    Lilian Misao Grote from Germany

    27 July 2014

    Passion for music: Meet Lili

    AVC VolunteerCorps    Lilian Misao Grote from Germany

    27 July 2014

  • First AVC volunteer from Czech Republic ~ Marketa Pavkova

    First AVC volunteer from Czech Republic ~ Marketa Pavkova

    AVC Volunteer Corps   Marketa Pavkova's passions are art history, ancient monuments and preservation.  Having discovered Armenia's history and monuments by chance during her study/research semesters in Lyon, France, she…

    10 July 2014

    First AVC volunteer from Czech Republic ~ Marketa Pavkova

    AVC Volunteer Corps   Marketa Pavkova's passions are art history, ancient monuments and preservation.  Having discovered Armenia's history and monuments by chance during her study/research semesters in Lyon, France, she…

    10 July 2014

  • Line Ghoghanj2011

    From Denmark with love: Meet Line and Tatevik

    AVC Volunteer Corps Line Knudsen doesn’t have a single drop of Armenia blood. So what could possibly make her want to volunteer in Armenia – not once, but twice? Her…

    12 June 2014

    From Denmark with love: Meet Line and Tatevik

    AVC Volunteer Corps Line Knudsen doesn’t have a single drop of Armenia blood. So what could possibly make her want to volunteer in Armenia – not once, but twice? Her…

    12 June 2014

  • Profile: Dickran Fabricatorian, 67, Australia

    Profile: Dickran Fabricatorian, 67, Australia

    AVC Professional Corps: "Just do it." Dickran Fabricatorian, age 67, was born in Sudan, grew up in Lebanon and has lived in Australia since he was 18.  Dickran, a scientist,…

    02 June 2014

    Profile: Dickran Fabricatorian, 67, Australia

    AVC Professional Corps: "Just do it." Dickran Fabricatorian, age 67, was born in Sudan, grew up in Lebanon and has lived in Australia since he was 18.  Dickran, a scientist,…

    02 June 2014

  • Profile: Anoush Jakeman, 36, UK

    Profile: Anoush Jakeman, 36, UK

    AVC Professional Corps   Anoush Jakeman was born and raised in the UK of an Armenian mother and English father.  Although she and her sister attended Armenian school as children…

    14 May 2014

    Profile: Anoush Jakeman, 36, UK

    AVC Professional Corps   Anoush Jakeman was born and raised in the UK of an Armenian mother and English father.  Although she and her sister attended Armenian school as children…

    14 May 2014

  • Profile: Dave Perry, 58, USA

    Profile: Dave Perry, 58, USA

    AVC Professional Corps: "The volunteer work I perform in Armenia is given in thanksgiving for the delegation from that country that opened my heart and mind to a more global…

    30 April 2014

    Profile: Dave Perry, 58, USA

    AVC Professional Corps: "The volunteer work I perform in Armenia is given in thanksgiving for the delegation from that country that opened my heart and mind to a more global…

    30 April 2014

  • WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS THIS SUMMER?

    WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS THIS SUMMER?

            This summer, be more than just a tourist! Join AVC's Southern Discovery tour from July 18th-29th and explore some of the ancient and natural gems of…

    25 March 2014

    WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS THIS SUMMER?

            This summer, be more than just a tourist! Join AVC's Southern Discovery tour from July 18th-29th and explore some of the ancient and natural gems of…

    25 March 2014

  • Profile: Elizabeth Audrey, 23, Canada

    Profile: Elizabeth Audrey, 23, Canada

    "I may never have thought I’d come here, but now, I’m in no rush to leave."         Growing up in Toronto, Elizabeth Audrey always considered herself a…

    21 February 2014

    Profile: Elizabeth Audrey, 23, Canada

    "I may never have thought I’d come here, but now, I’m in no rush to leave."         Growing up in Toronto, Elizabeth Audrey always considered herself a…

    21 February 2014

  • Profile: Connie Koumjian, 59, USA

    Profile: Connie Koumjian, 59, USA

    AVC Professional Corps:   Getting to Know Armenia through Service                 In her application to Armenian Volunteer Corps (AVC), Connie Koumjian, 59, wrote “The…

    31 January 2014

    Profile: Connie Koumjian, 59, USA

    AVC Professional Corps:   Getting to Know Armenia through Service                 In her application to Armenian Volunteer Corps (AVC), Connie Koumjian, 59, wrote “The…

    31 January 2014

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