A Volunteering Invasion 2018/2019

Man develops solidarity as a fundamental human characteristic, the need for solidarity is one of the reasons for the development of volunteering activities in the world as well as in Slovenia. If we look at the “Joint Volunteering Report” in 2015, it is evident in statistics that volunteering activities in Slovenia are growing and there…

Let’s waste no more , 2017

Every country today is battling the danger of everincreasing waste that is the byproduct of our lifestyles. Exaggerated consumerism, “the style” of the western world, leads to waste overload of the environment, overexploitaton of natural resources, social inequality, less social responsible society and worsening mental health of individuals. These problems are more and more recognized…

Contagious Creativity, 2017

The project »Contagious creativity« is an EVS project that involved three organizations: Youth center Trbovlje, Primary school Ivan Cankar and Jugendkulturarbeit e.V. From 1. 2. 2017 till 30. 6. 2017 we hosted one volunteer that worked in the primary school four days per week and in the youth center one day per week. The main…

Back in Time, 2019

Project “Back in time” was developed by a group of young people who found their safe haven in Youth centre Trbovlje where they can freely express themselves. They have brainstromed their common poblem, caused by the widespread use of social media applications among their peers. They decided that the main problem is a judgmental attitude…

Finding Humanity, 2017

Nowadays, when we are facing with refugee migrant crisis and their consequences and states close their borders and part of the European Union is surrounded by barbed wire and fences, we are aware of the importance of young people to spread tolerance and intercultural dialogue, interculturalism about the problem of discrimination. Both in our country…

European Street Games, 2017

The »European Street Games« youth exchange hosted 18 young participants from 3 countries: Portugal, Romania and Slovenia. Throughout 6 days, 9 boys and 9 girls in 4 mixed groups worked on developing innovative board games with the objective of getting to know the process of entrepreneurial creativity and with the goal to create prototypes of…

Acceptance is the key, 2018

Acceptance is the key is an international youth exchange, written by three girls from Trbovlje and an EVS volunteer. The girls were thinking about different questions: What is bullying? Is stating your opinion also bullying? Can someone be offended by that? Where is the line between expressing yourself and being insulting? When discussing the later…

Flux Zone Unity, 2017

»Flux zone unity« was a EVS project that involved 3 EVS volunteers who worked in organizations Youth center Trbovlje (MCT), Cultural centre Delavski dom Trbovlje (DDT) and Cultural association youth theatre Svoboda (KDS) in the filed of creativity, new media, theater, project development, expression and understanding the importance of unity and tolerance in today’s society.…

See, hear and act, 2018

See, hear and act was an international youth exchange held at Youth Center Trbovlje in the period from 28 October to 3 November 2018. 21 participants between 15 and 29 years from Slovenia, Croatia, Latvia and Greece took part in the exchange, accompanied by four youth leaders. During the Autumn school holidays, participants explored the…