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July 10, 2017  |  

My first YMCA Change Agent experience

It’s quite difficult to find appropriate words to articulate my experiences from Avignon, in France, however as a Communications Officer for YMCA England & Wales – I will try my best. As many say, and for some reading this, a YMCA international experience is an incredibly powerful. In unfamiliar territories, with people who are often […] Read more…

July 10, 2017  |  

Change is continuing!!

The best part about being a volunteer in any particular organisation is that you will experience a lot. But “A lot” is never enough in YMCA; YMCA gives you more than a lot, more than just a new experience; it gives you life changing moments.  This is a story, a story of how I just […] Read more…

July 10, 2017  |  

TO BE THE CHANGE

I am Rezarta from YMCA Tirana/Albania and for me it was a big privilege to be among 50 young leaders from 22 countries in Avignon France, who share the same vision. Coming from different countries and backgrounds we face different challenges but the YMCA works to bring social justice and peace to young people and […] Read more…

June 21, 2017  |  

The Confidence in me

I must admit, my journey began when I came across young people from diverse backgrounds in Africa who are desperate for change like me; it gave me hope and strength to build my self-confidence because I’ve always had problems with self-confidence. I had little idea on the kind of Africa I wanted but I did […] Read more…

June 21, 2017  |  

YMCA is a safe place for Children and Young People – Safety Policy released.

World YMCA have recently developed and adopted the Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. This policy aims to make World YMCA an even safer place for children and young people. The policy, which aligns with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, outlines staff and volunteer’s code of conduct when working and […] Read more…

June 21, 2017  |  

World YMCA Position Paper on Employment

170426 Employment Position Paper

June 21, 2017  |  

World YMCA Position Paper on Civic Engagement

170426 Civic Engagement Position Paper