Donate monthly with our ‘Rent to Restart’ programme to support 8 young people in 2022 to restart their lives in Athens. What is the Velos Youth Housing Integration Project? Velos Youth’s Housing Integration Project supports young people to build lives integrated within Greek Society. The project complements the Velos Youth holistic model and benefits young people … Continue reading Rent to Restart: Our winter campaign is live!
This month we held the first assembly of our Advisory Board, welcoming two new members. Applications are now open for the second round as we seek another three members to join us in preparation for the January assembly. Velos Youth Advisors are responsible for: Attending 4 strategy days/meetings per year (alongside directors), for a minimum … Continue reading Velos Youth Advisory Board: second round of applications open!
Velos Youth's Housing Integration Project supports young people to build lives integrated within Greek Society. The project complements the Velos Youth holistic model and benefits young people already accessing other Velos Youth services. Through the program young people are supported by a range of local professionals to find work, organise their finances and subsequently source … Continue reading Velos Youth Housing Integration Project: Our first success!
Status: Full time, one year with a possibility of extension Position summary Velos Youth is looking for a professional psychologist to help meet the complex mental health needs of displaced young people. The psychologist will be licensed to practice in Greece and will have a Bachelor's degree and preferably a Masters degree. The Psychologist will … Continue reading We’re Hiring! Velos Youth is looking for a psychologist to join its team
Last Tuesday, a group of 6 young people met in Velos Youth centre to participate in the weekly Bloggers workshop. During the workshop they had a vivid discussion on "What Velos Youth means to me". They came up with the following ideas: "Velos has given us a great deal of help. People from Velos have … Continue reading Velos Bloggers: ‘What Velos means to me’
On June 7, 2021 I started working in one of the best hotels in Attika. During the first month of my work there it was not easy because I had a lot of thing to learn and everything was overwhelming for me. HR360 applied for me in the hotel and Velos Youth supported me to … Continue reading My first job in Greece!
In the continuation of the "Bloggers workshops", the young persons discussed and shared ideas upon important issues that affect their lives, such as education. After having a fruitful discussion, Bernard, 20 years old, shared: "In my view, I think that education is important to human beings because it starts from an early age and more … Continue reading Velos Bloggers: ‘What education means to me’
After a pause due to the Covid-19 pandemic, "Creative Bloggers" workshops have started again in Velos Youth centre. New ideas and new discussions already took place last Tuesday and we are full of creativity for the months to come. If you are interested in participating, contact us through our social media (Facebook, Instagram) and we … Continue reading Bloggers meet again!
Under "My Rights!" project we have created an informative leaflets regarding family reunification procedures in order to inform the young asylum seekers who want to be reunified with their families! You can find all the necessary information on the leaflets. Please, do not hesitate to contact us for further clarifications. The leaflets are available in … Continue reading Informative leaflets – My Rights! project
We are happy to announce that in June Velos Youth and Equal Rights Beyond Borders will offer two legal workshops under “MyRights!” project, which is being implemented under the Active citizens fund in Greece. These workshops are part of our efforts to create spaces for informative discussions for young asylum seekers and refugees regarding their human rights … Continue reading MyRights! Project Workshops – June 2021