MOMENTS OF INSPIRATION
VOLUNTEERISM - 3 inspiring stories!
Y-TRAINING - several trainings
CAMPS - current and future
Y-MOVIE - new videos
ACID TRIPLE - fire & magic shows
Y-COMICS - toxic
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE - the challenge
YMCAs IN THE REGION
CIVIL SOCIETY EVENTS
LIFE IN BITOLA - the coffee
ABOUT YMCA BITOLA
The working hours of the office are: Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 16.00 o'clock.
Open hours for membership, questions, ideas, information for ongoing activities, etc. are in Thursdays from 19.30 to 21.00 o'clock.
Group EVS service
Group EVS is a project for 30 volunteer from 10-12 different countries, organized by the Olde Vechte Foundation for already the fifth year.
This Group EVS is targeting exclusively those youngsters who have less chance of participating in an international event because of various obstacles they have to face. In the application form you can also find volunteers’ eligibility criteria.
More details you can find here.
Volunteer EVS at YMCA Bitola!
Please complete this EVS application form in WORD and send it to: email@example.com by 23th May!
“Look Like Teen Spirit“
It is a training for promoting active, inclusive and responsible citizenship in Europe, developing tool for fighting against prejudice, stereotypes, discrimination, xenophobia. This training will bring together 30 youth leaders and young volunteers from Moldova, Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia, Italy, Malta, Ukraine, Kosovo and Romania in working with inclusion of differences based on personal responsibility. Period: 30 May - 7 June 2013. Location: Izvoare in Baia Mare, Romania. 3 people from YMCA Bitola can apply to participate. Application form, info letter and details - in the Macedonian version of the web site.
The Young Men’s Leadership Project (YMLP)
The Young Men’s Leadership Project (YMLP) is a program designed to develop and engage young men in Macedonia to help mold them into the future leaders of tomorrow.
Wonderful Days 2013 camp
This summer we will be part of an interesting and great fun event with approximately 2000 young people organized by YMCA/YWCA Denmark. So please read through the following info pack to find out more about Wonderful Days.
YMCA Festival in Prague 2013
The "Love 2 Live" Festival will provide a unique opportunity for 10,000 young people from across Europe and the world to come together to celebrate life, celebrate culture, celebrate diversity and celebrate all that is inspiring about being young in Europe and the wider world. See the video and more info at: www.yefestival.com
Volunteer in YMCA Bitola (for local volunteers)
Open positions for local volunteers at the moment:
- Assistant in Y-Movie
- Program assistant
- Assistant in NotifY.
NOTE: We don't expect professionalism, but enthusiasm and good will!
Personal Development Trainings
Personal Development Trainings organized by the Olde Vechte Foundation in the following period:
Open calls for youth trainings
As members of YMCA Bitola you can apply in numerous trainings happening in the country and abroad. On a weekly basis you will receive the "Y-Training" newsletter with detailed information for all available trainings and urgent open calls for trainings. Official language of the trainings is English and therefore the newsletter is in English too. Most of these events fall under the "Youth in Action" program funded with 100% of training costs and 70% of travel costs. In every open call there are details for participation in that specific call. For support visit us in the open hours every Thursday at 19.30 o'clock or contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are coming for first time in Bitola, take a look the three videos for Bitola which are at the bottom of the menu multimedia / videos.
In general, in this Annual Report for 2011 you can have a look at the most important activities for the year, presented in a simple way without bothering with too many details.
Also here we dedicated attention to the visual expression and relevant photos from events too!
Have a look at out activities in 2011.
"I am sure that no man can derive more pleasure from money or power than I do from seeing a pair of basketball goals in some out of the way place"- James Naismith
We gathered on this special day, 13th of October 2012, to bring back the main idea of Naismith to invent this sport. Thousands of people on 5 continents were mobilized on this day and tried to break the record in throwing basketball. The event was supported by UNESCO and FIBA. In Macedonia the event was organized by YMCA supported by KK Mladost and took place in Bitola.
Read the whole story in NotifY 39.
Amateur video made to promote the program European Voluntary Service (EVS) among the young people in Bitola. The video is made from two EVS volunteers in Bitola: Zuzu from Turkey who is in the video and Angele from Spain who is behind the camera.
The video it self tells a lot about this great camp. The event was organized by YMCA Bitola, Peace Corps Macedonia, YMCA of West Kent and other partner organizations. It was held in the mountain lodge "Tajmiste" in July 2012. This was the fourth such camp organized in Macedonia, dedicated to leadership skills and personal development.
Read the whole story in NotifY 39.
Аbout 30 participants gathered from 10 countries to work for a week in may 2011 during the seminar "United we stand" in the YMCA centre in the beautiful Poggio Mirteto in Italy.