EVS Week 21 – Farewell

I’ve been back in the UK less than 48 hours and I already miss Austria! Thanks to Jugend:info Nö, Campus and City Radio 94.4 and the other great people I met, my European Voluntary Service (EVS) experience was fantastic. I would do it all again in a heartbeat, and if you want to contribute to aContinue reading “EVS Week 21 – Farewell”

EVS Week 20 – The Best Day Ever

To say I am lucky is an understatement. Austria, my volunteer placement at Jugend:info Nö, my accommodation, my friends, and my main hobby – Campus and City Radio 94.4, have all been incredible. And to top it off I had the best day ever on Friday! On Tuesday 28th June my colleague Gerda made aContinue reading “EVS Week 20 – The Best Day Ever”

EVS Week 19 – Donauinselfest

Hallo Week 19 included editing videos and lots of music! The first video I edited was an interview with three European Voluntary Service (EVS) volunteers. The interview was from episode 4 of Volunteer Stories which was recorded in May. The video only contains the questions that were about EVS. To hear the full interview, whichContinue reading “EVS Week 19 – Donauinselfest”

EVS Week 18 – Neuland Für Alle

Hallo! Week 18 was busy – so busy it’s making Week 19 feel boring! Here’s what happened: On Saturday 11th June I attended the third round of “Das Größte Talent” competition which my friend Barbara was competing in. Barbara’s performance was amazing – and I’m not just saying that because she’s my friend. Her performanceContinue reading “EVS Week 18 – Neuland Für Alle”

EVS Week 17 – Summer Party

Hallo und herzlich willkommen! I hope this blog is inspiring you to consider being an EVS volunteer if you’re not already. Through EVS you can have lots of fun, make new friends, and gain new skills. For more information about EVS visit the European Youth Portal. Youth is up to 30 years old and you don’tContinue reading “EVS Week 17 – Summer Party”

EVS Week 16 – World No Tobacco Day

Hallo! Week 16 was primarily about World No Tobacco Day but I also fit in a few other things! On Monday 30th May I attended a play about refugees by The Silent Majority. The play involved over 30 refugees. It was really interesting to watch and at the end they did a Q and AContinue reading “EVS Week 16 – World No Tobacco Day”

EVS Week 15 – I interviewed a band!

Hallo! I’m still recovering from Week 15 as it was super busy! Here is what I got up to: On Monday I saw She and The Junkies and The Coronas at Chelsea Bar in Vienna. She and The Junkies are from St Pölten and The Coronas are from Dublin. She and The Junkies gave 1Continue reading “EVS Week 15 – I interviewed a band!”

EVS Week 13 – On Arrival Training

Hallo! Week 13 of my EVS placement was fantastic! I spent four days in Vienna with 26 EVS volunteers who are all volunteering in Austria. Every EVS volunteer does “On Arrival Training” to learn about EVS, goal setting, Youthpass, individual projects, and to meet the National Agency. There were lots of activities to get usContinue reading “EVS Week 13 – On Arrival Training”

EVS Week 9 – A little bit extra

Having finished my sugar fast on Sunday 17th April this week was sweet – very sweet as I made sure to make up for all the missed chocolate and biscuits! But the fast wasn’t completely in vain as I learnt some useful lessons:   The weekend I made the most of the good weather atContinue reading “EVS Week 9 – A little bit extra”

EVS Week 8 – A little bit extra

This week I wrote an article for 14-24 magazin, finished a video about the Filter Europe training event in Austria, and hosted the second episode of Volunteer Stories. 14-24 magazin The 14-24 magazin is sent out to 30,000 young people in Lower Austria quarterly. I was asked to write an article about my European VoluntaryContinue reading “EVS Week 8 – A little bit extra”