Type: Medical & Health Care, Teaching & Education, Working with children,
Organisation: Volunteers for International Partnership
With a landscape including rugged mountains and a lengthy stretch of Adriatic coastline, Albania is home to a rich blend of religions and cultures. After World War II, Albania remained staunchly isolationist until its transition to democracy after 1990. The 1992 elections ended 47 years of communist rule, but the latter half of the decade saw a quick turnover of presidents and prime ministers. While there have been signs of economic progress with inflation under tighter control and some growth, the country remains one of the poorest in Europe. Unemployment is high and poverty widespread.
VIP works with a number of NGOs and host organizations all over Albania. Available Host Projects reflect changing needs and priorities and may vary from those shown. After you apply, we work closely with your Sending Country and our Host Project organizations to find an appropriate placement that best matches your skills, preferences and capabilities. In some cases your volunteer placement will not be finalized until after you have visited on-going projects during your in-country orientation. Opportunities are available in many areas for volunteer service such as:
Come try VIP and let us help you to find a meaningful way to contribute in Albania.
Contact: Altin Qefalia, Director
Vedat Kokona Street, No.76/2
Telephone 1: 355 42 378724
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