European Voluntary Service


YMCA na Slovensku
(Slovakia, PIC number: 947980322) is acredited sending, receiving and coordinating organization for European Voluntary Service (EVS) funded by Erasmus+. We receive international volunteers every year who work as a part of Roma community centres in Jelsava and Liptovsky Mikulas and help with other activities such as informal language education, charity events, Summer camps, sport activities, etc. Volunteers are welcome to create own activity or small project during their EVS in cooperation with local YMCA.

revuca10 international volunteer placements are available each year in 2 receiving organizations (Jelšava and L. Mikuláš) , usually from July / September for 12 months but we are open to receive volunteers all year round, depending on mutual agreement and available funding. More information to each placement are below.

We are currently open for volunteer applications for new EVS project CROSSROADS 2017 / 2018:

for YMCA Revuca – Jelsava description of the project:


Project application:



YMCA Liptovsky Mikulas description of the project:


Project application:



Main activities:

  • daily activities in Roma community centre: kindergarten, afterschool club, music club, sport club and others depending on interest of local community
  • other YMCA activities according to current offer (non-formal language education, Summer and Winter camps, charity events, etc.)
  • own initiative/project  (e.g. involvement with local students, own workshops, etc.) according to volunteers interest and abilities

How to apply?

If you are interested to become a volunteer, please send filled application along with your CV by e-mail to our coordinator Helena. In the e-mail subject please write:
“Application for EVS 2017 Jelsava”  or “Application for EVS 2017 Liptovsky Mikulas”

Please note: If you wish to apply for both placements, you have to send application for each placement separately.

EVS volunteer coordinator: Helena Hajkova
Email contact: helena (at) ymca (.) sk