We are Part

Velos Youth is excited to announce its partnership with Communia, an Italian youth association, for the implementation of the “We Are Part” project. This project, which is part of the Erasmus+ KA210 programme for small-scale partnerships focused on youth, seeks to address the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the social inclusion and overall […]

My first work experience!

On May 20th 2021, I was so lucky to work in one of the biggest hotels in Greece and one of the best ones in Athens. One fateful afternoon my phone rang and when I answered the call, it was my case worker from HR360, who told me: “I have a job vacancy for you […]

Our Housing Integration Project is Growing!

Velos Youth is delighted to announce the expansion of its Housing Integration Project, made possible through a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). The Foundation will fund the opening of a second Young Person’s Apartment, which will support 24 young people over the next two and half years, to build lives integrated within Greek society. The […]

Rent to Restart: Our monthly giving program

Why become a monthly sponsor? You will provide direct support to 8 displaced young people over a year by contributing to the rent of an apartment; in the knowledge that safe secure accommodation is essential for anyone building an autonomous life You will be providing vital long term financial support and stability for the Velos […]

Velos Youth Housing Integration Project: Our first success!

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 […]

Velos Youth Advisory Board: second round of applications open!

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 […]