Volunteer Chloe

My experience as a volunteer in the organization Hellenic Youth Participipation. The realization of poster and communication through the social networks. I was in charge of organizing each week:   LANGUAGE CAFE, one return one hour gathering about ten participants which studied or study the French language and which tries to improve and especially to…

EVS, experience, Athens!

Hello, I’m Moudasser from Sudan and for four years I live in France, specifically in Marseilles, and I’m volunteer in Athens for two month so in my previous experience I had a little background for such project because I participated in cultural exchange two times Austria, Spain for two weeks in each and the last…

Mapping day!

Hey there… so we are back with one more mapping day, this time with the French volunteer Moudasser, we thought on a place to write about and we came along with this cute place called “Anglais” in the heart of Monastiraki, a rooftop bar with a great view over the Acropolis and Lycabettus Hill and…

Mapping / Chloé – Maria

Today was mapping day and the weather was great, super sunny! Well, our first stop was in the National Library in Panepistimiou and like almost every other Greek building the architecture is amazing and the unexpected fact is that this library was actually designed by a Danish architect called Theophil Freiherr von Hansen. Like I said…

People come, people go!

Five months already done and I’m still very amazed about the number of people that went in my life and also left in this main time. Time runs faster and as far I can see it makes life more difficult when it comes to create connections! We all feel more septic after so many “hello”…

My experience so far

I’ve been living in Athens for almost 2 months, so much has happened so far and there are still 7 months left of my EVS experience. Before coming here I was struggling to find a job near my hometown in Italy and trying to figure out where I wanted my life to go. But I…

Enjoying the cultural events that the city offers…

  Two volunteer’s music lovers were talking about attending the Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival that was happening from the 4th to 10th June. It is such an interesting event especially if you enjoy music and jazz. For an Entire week, there were 3 different groups each night, representing different countries. We went on the 8th…

Chloé: her early experience

Text written by Chloé Athenès Hello everyone ! My name is Chloé I’m 19 years old and I come from France (Marseille more precisely) I am a new EVS volunteer at HYP for two months, which I think will be very short. I arrived May 10, a little over ten days and it goes very…

Mapping day / Exploring Athens

Today me and Chloé went for a walk around the city. We choose different places to go based on our previous experiences in those places. First we went to the National garden in syntagma, where we could enjoy the nature, seat, drink and talk for a while. Then we went to explore some of the…

Leaving Athens

After three months in Athens as a volunteer with Hellenic Youth Participation, my time is now up. Having spent my last weekend in Thessaloniki to get an experience of the second largest city of Greece, I am now doing my last week. It is a weird feeling. Since uprooting after three months requires some preparation,…