The Project

“Volunteering Circles” is a long-term initiative of the organization CVS-Bulgaria, which includes 6 motilities in 3 circles (Cinema, Refugees and Volunteering) as well as a number of complementary activities to improve the quality of the project results achieved in Bulgaria with international participation.
The envisaged activities will lead to strategic changes in the field of volunteering, the inclusion of young people from marginalized/ vulnerable groups as well as small settlements, encouraging active participation by young people and capacity building for critical thinking.

More about the project and the context you can find here:

Volunteering positions

Dates: July 2019– July 2020
12 months
Venue: Sofia, Bulgaria (some of the activities may require travelling within Bulgaria)
Working language of the activities: English, Bulgarian

Placement themes: 
VOLUNTEERING CIRCLE: Number of vacancies: 2

CINEMA CIRCLE: Number of vacancies: 2

REFUGEE CIRCLE: Number of vacancies: 2


Each circle will have its main focus but the volunteers will work as a team and will be included in all the tasks and events provisioned within the project. Along with the regular activities the volunteers will be included in several complimentary activities envisaged in the project. Detailed description of the regular and complimentary activities you can find here:


The practicalities of the project are arranged according to the Erasmus + guidelines, allowing the volunteers to enjoy a free participation. All necessary costs for the implementation of the project are covered, including accommodationa and utilities, food and pocket money, international, local transport and insurance. Detailed information can be found here:

How to apply

If you think this is your dream volunteering project and you are ready to join The Volunteering Circles, please send us an e-mail with title the circle you wish to join and your name (example: Refugee Circle_Marina Costa) at

– your CV

– motivation letter

Deadline for applications: 25th June 2019.  All shortlisted candidates will be invited for a skype interview. 

For any further questions, please contact us at cvs.kа


We asked our volunteers to share their experience and help you choose CVS-Bulgaria as your future hosting organisation:

Information about CVS-Bulgaria

CVS-Bulgaria is a non-governmental organisation that has been working in the field of international volunteer exchange since 1998 and was officially registered in 2002 as an organisation working in public benefit. CVS-Bulgaria is a branch of the international peace and volunteer-exchange network of Service Civil International (SCI – and a full member of South Eastern European Youth Network (SEEYN –

CVS-Bulgaria aims to promote the values of volunteer work through organizing variety of voluntary activities; to motivate young people to be active and participate in volunteer actions – thus taking part in the development of the civil society; to promote and support intercultural understanding and solidarity, social justice and environment preservation.

Main activities of CVS-Bulgaria are: organizing short- and long term volunteer projects, youth exchanges, trainings, hosting and sending volunteers for projects in public benefit in Bulgaria, Europe and the world, as well as working in partnership with other NGOs on local and international level to promote volunteering as a tool for active citizenship.

Volunteering Circles project / 2018-2-BG01-KA125-048262/ is co-financed by the Erasmus+ program of the European Union.

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