CAROL VALJAOTS EUROOPA SOLIDAARSUSKORPUS/ EUROPEAN SOLIDARITY CORPS
Name: Carol Väljaots
Age: 22 years old
Region/City: Tallinn, Harjumaa
Activity Dates: 05.06.21 – 05.12.21
Total Months of Volunteering: 7 months
Hosting Country: Greece, Thessaloniki
Hosting Organisation: United Societies of Balkans (USB) – under Balkan Hotspot (ESC project run only by volunteers. Its goals are to promote Human Rights and fight stereotypes, bring Balkans and Europe together, assist in the cultural exchange between Balkan countries and enhance youth mobility and education.)
Main Activities Developed:
- Video- and photography – My main activity in the organization is to make videos and photos. After attending a workshop I made a video about a beach cleanup.
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgjsKb4xNN8&ab_channel=UnitedSocietiesofBalkansNGO) Also some short videos on our social media. Made photos of events happening and also from our new volunteers who joined the team.
- Writing articles to our blog – Even though my main job is to make videos and photos, I also write articles. I collaborated with a girl from Poland and wrote about greenwashing, traveled to Mount Olympus and wrote about that and now preparing to write more and more – to our blog and also to our magazine called “Balkan Beats”.
- Attending/organising different events – Our team already participated in two cleanups, made a social language event in the park and also debated about Erasmus+.
External Links of Blog or Description:
Personal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cvaljaots/
Balkan Hotspot facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BalkanHotspot.org
Balkan Hotspot blog: https://www.balkanhotspot.org/
United Societies of Balkans Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo2ri60MZ60Y4wgItuTTJsA