V1Volunteer Global-Bulgaria “Focus - European Center for Development”

Code: V1Volunteer Global-Bulgaria “Focus - European Center for Development”



The aim is through direct and indirect participation in the life work of the host organization Association “Focus - European Centre for Development”, Volunteers plan activities under the project to acquire new knowledge and skills, competencies / non-formal education. Personal example of teamwork, communication, a new language, explore new rituals and traditions will enrich the volunteers and will provide:

  • Opportunities for acquiring knowledge and competencies;
  • Building communication skills and work with people with disabilities;
  • Acquisition of language skills / written and spoken Bulgarian language;
  • Direct work with people with disabilities over 18 years old in day care center for people with disabilities.
  • Skills in team work.
  • Gaining new creativity and methods of approaching when working with youth.
  • Create new friends and acquaintances.
  • Will be familiar with the customs and culture.
  • Will know the natural attractions in Pazardzhik, in Bulgaria.
  • Social and intercultural skills.
  • Acquisition of responsibility towards the disadvantaged groups.
  • Better understanding of people with disabilities. 


The activities proposed in the project allows volunteers to participate in more specific sub-activities related to their interests and abilities.

Sub-actions in three areas (entertainment, educational and practical) and strive to realize the main objectives.

       Support for disadvantaged groups / people with disabilities /;

       Promotion of activities / volunteering /;

       To develop areas of information, sensitivity to the topic and the formation of good practice;

       Volunteers to build their autonomy;

       To give volunteers a new way of life;

       To increase self-esteem, self confidence, and its functions;

       Providing opportunities for training and education for young people interested in social sphere.

Volunteers will always have the accompaniment of Bulgarian and monitors will be integrated into work teams.



1.1. - Social activities:

1.1.1. - Educational activities: individual, active, yet flexible, adapted to the specific needs of youth and to his personal rhythm.

1.1.2. - Socialization, sports and leisure activities.

1.1.3. - Support for the development of autonomy in self.

1.1.4. - Encouraging walking. Implementation of various motor - motor play, didactic games. Training in speech.

1.1.5. - Excursions, visiting agencies and institutions.

1.1.6. - Holidays and carnivals - organization and celebration.



2.2 - Education

2.2.1 - Monitoring and Prevention

2.2.2 - Meetings with students, public / presentations, discussions, workshops /

2.2.3 - Informal education / rights and obligations of volunteers, sending and hosting organization - keeping the EVS Charter /



This activity will enable volunteers to develop a personal project. Presentation of the home country in an unconventional way and / or innovative, creative ideas presented and implemented by the volunteer during EVS. Participation in festivals and traditions, celebrations of the Day Centre and the Association "Focus - European Centre for Development".


Upon arrival the volunteer organization committed to acquaint him with its rules on accommodation, food, spending, hours, schedule activities, weekends, holidays, duties and responsibilities.

Accommodation and Food:

Volunteers will be accommodated in apartments equipped with bathroom, kitchen, share bedroom. Resources /money/ for food will be provided to volunteers at the end of each working week.


Volunteers will carry out planned activities for a period of 3 hours per day from 10:00 - 13:00 during 5 days a week. 2 free days per month /holiday, vacation.

Allowance - pocket money:

Association "Focus - European Center for Development" will provide a monthly (150 Euro) allowance corresponding to the subsidy amount which will be paid in installments every week.

Local transport:

It will be no necessary to use public transport. When necessary underlying transport program, it will be the responsibility of the host organization. When the volunteers arrive representative of the organization will meet them at the airport.


Each volunteer will be able to get help and support from Mentor. Mentor is responsible for providing personal support of volunteers. Psychological and pedagogical assistance and support in case of crisis situations and problems. Information and guidance to clarify the issues exciting volunteer. Coordinator between volunteers and host organization.

Mentor will meet twice a week with volunteers to share concerns, problems, expectations, results, successes, joys and concerns. Mentor will respond correctly to the needs of volunteers.

Volunteers will receive support from Supervisor - a former volunteer, realized the EVS in Slovakia. It will support volunteers in the implementation of activities set out on schedule.


Pazardjik, Bulgaria. From Sofia (Capital city) 1.5 Hours


Volunteers will participate in instructive activities, educational services. Their role would be consistent with the opportunities and responsibility. Mission volunteers will always be led by supervisor and rehabilitator. Volunteers will have the opportunity to submit their own country and culture by organizing food, exhibitions, slide-show examples. Volunteers will participate in educational activities educators by helping people with disabilities in the manufacture of pottery, cards, posters and more. Together we will organize their time to visit the institutions, cafes, public spaces, galleries, theater, movies and more. Volunteers will support people with disabilities in their daily activities - nutrition, hygiene, dressing, working, walking in the city/park and others. Will participate in festivals and celebrations of the association and the day care center. Volunteers will organize activities during leisure customers - such as painting, music, hiking, and more. Finally, the volunteers will have the opportunity to develop a personal project related activities and objectives of the day care center and the host organization. Organizing volunteers missions will be based on 30 hours per week, 5 days, 6 hours per day including language courses and meeting with the mentor. Volunteers will have holiday/vacation two days a month.



  • Facilitate the implementation of the project by offering administrative and quality support to all project partners and ensuring their good work in the network;
  • Preparation of necessary documentation;
  • Provide information volunteers country, its culture and tradition, the host organization, conditions, tasks, duties and rights under the project;
  • Inform volunteers for pocket money;
  • Ensuring interim and final evaluation meetings;
  • Assures the project participants that in any moment of execution of the activities there will be no substitution of labor.;
  • assist in the solution;
  • Support for volunteers in all matters relating to insurance, visa and residence permit;
  • Ensure that enrollment of volunteers Insurance Plan for EVS volunteers is done;
  • Provides support of volunteers in crisis situations and in solving problems.
  • The development of activities and tasks of the volunteers - scheduling by time and date.
  • Accommodation for volunteers. Provide intensive language course.
  • Keeping the exchange of information related to a project between the sending and host organization;



      Participation in non-profit activity;

      Be aware of the importance of the project for themselves and for local communities;

      Participation in activities with responsibility;

      Actively participate in all phases of crossing sending, reception and realization of the EVS departure.

      Compromise to comply with the rules and methods of work and host organization;

      Participate in all training sessions: before departure, intermediate term, the final assessment;

      Participation in a given language course (informal);

      Getting support from personal mentor.

      Support from partner organizations.


Successfully coordinated and implemented the EVS project - national importance and visibility. Cultural exchange in the form of informal education. Acquired different skills and knowledge in different areas for volunteers and the host organization. Increased self-esteem and motivation of the local population as well as greater transparency and awareness of the nature of EVS volunteering and its principles. To have a nice time and a lot of fun. 


Volunteers to be motivated, ambitious person who want to show and prove their skills. Able to prioritize tasks and allocate work in a team. Be interested in the social sphere and to work with people with disabilities. Have knowledge of English.

  1. ค่าลงทะเบียน
    เข้าร่วมโครงการ 1 เดือน 7,000 บาท
    เข้าร่วมโครงการ 2 เดือน 8,000 บาท
    เข้าร่วมโครงการ 3 เดือน 9,000 บาท
    เข้าร่วมโครงการ 4 เดือน 10,000 บาท
  2. ค่าเดินทาง 
  3. ค่าวีซ่า
  4. Participation Fee  จ่ายที่ Host Organization เมื่อเดินทางไปถึง 250 ยูโรต่อเดือน
  5. ประกันการเดินทาง นักเดินทางทุกคนต้องมีตามกฎหมาย ขึ้นอยู่กับระยะเวลาเข้าร่วมโครงการ 
อาสาสมัครได้รับ Pocket Money สำหรับเป็นค่าใช้จ่ายของตนเองในแต่ละเดือน จาก host Organization 150 ยูโรต่อเดือน เทียบเท่ากับเงินเดือนของ Social Worker ในประเทศบัลแกเรีย