This interactive article is about the involvement of young Ukrainians in the European Voluntary Service (EVS). It tells the story of Irina Kolotilo, from the small town of Vizhnitsya in Southern Ukraine who spent an year as a volunteer in Góis, Portugal, the challenges and opportunities she met and describes in detail how other can get involved and avoid some of the mistakes Irina did. Irina travelled on European Voluntary Service (EVS), a programme helping young people to volunteer abroad which is a part of the European Union’s Erasmus+ Programme (2014-2020).
Author: Stanislav Bilyi
Link to publication (in Ukrainian)