On Sunday, August 5th, the President of the Catalan Parliament, Roger Torrent, visited the Open Cultural Center in Polykastro. He also visited the Nea Kavala Refugee Camp which is the main place of residence for the beneficiaries of OCC activities.
With proudness we are happy to announce that our wonderful book – My Friend: the Refugee Journey – is now translated in German and available via our website. The price/donation of the book is of 10€, which will go on to finance the activities of Open Cultural Center in Greece.
During this time volunteers will be actively involved in the different activities of the Open Cultural Center, Greece. Depending on the position volunteers will be carrying out different tasks.
A private secondary school in Austria is looking for Spanish Volunteers. It is a long term project starting in September. You will support during study lessons in the afternoon and with planning and implementing cultural, sportive and creative activities.
The Italian NGO Vicolocorto offers to Spanish youngsters 18-30 years old the possibility to live an European Voluntary Service (EVS) experience, short or long-term, in Pesaro or in the Marche Region (Italy).
The cooperation dinner has given the start of the cooperation project of the 2019-2020 city and has served as a closing for the initiative selected last year.
On May 14, 35 volunteers from the Dutch Branch of Salesforce.com came together for a day of service at the OCC Barcelona. The multicultural team of professionals undertook workshops for our team and beneficiaries, and executed IT, electrical and construction work in our center.
Open Cultural Center is looking for volunteers to teach Spanish to unaccompanied minors in Barcelona (Ciutat Vella). This is the opportunity to learn about the functioning of a non-profit organization that works for the social and labour inclusion of the refugee community and migrants
Just like last year we will be participating at Sant Jordi, the famous holiday that combines World Book Day and Valentine’s Day! On this day, it is custom for couples to exchange gifts: the men receive a book and the women receive a rose. However, this has developed over time, so both men and women can receive books and roses.
“I am a greek volunteer in Barcelona. I have studied applied informatics and Dairy science, both in Greece. I love to listen and play music, to hike and to explore new cultures and languages. I love nature, especially mountains and I would like living my life in a mountain running a farm but for sure having time for travels.”