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
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!
Velos Youth is, for the first time, building an Advisory Board to support broadly it's operations. A diverse and inclusive board sought, and so applications from those under the age of 25 and/or those who have experienced similar journeys to the young people we work with are particularly welcome. Experience of working in the humanitarian … Continue reading Open call for Advisors
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
Four years ago – in June 2017 – Velos Youth became the first youth centre in Athens to open its doors to young refugees and migrants. Since the beginning, we remain committed to our mission of providing safe spaces for displaced unaccompanied children and young people on the move through our holistic approach focused on each … Continue reading We are 4 years old!
It has been 18 months since the pilot project "Transitioning to Adulthood: A pathway to Autonomy and Self-Reliance" first began. The program funded by EPIM - the European Programme for Integration and Migration - has addressed the complex needs of young refugees residing in Athens, by adding two more core services to the holistic approach … Continue reading Transitioning to Adulthood – Practitioners Guide
Things I did when the lockdown started I was a bad sleeper, I used to go to bed around 5am in the morning and wake up during the day. I changed my sleep schedule because I was Idle at home and not doing much. Βefore the lockdown I used to go to African Clubs and … Continue reading My Lockdown Experience