What We Need
General help, regarding volunteer's profile and current organization need
When & Who
Upon acceptance to the program (and before arriving), there is a one-time donation of $ 89 USD.
All costs associated with accommodation, transport and meals (here in Sofia) must be covered by the volunteer himself. We can only help for an informed choice
Other Ways to Help
Additional Info about Us
Depending on the profile of the volunteer, our needs are generally in the areas of:
Marketing and Advertising
Sports and social activities
Information campaigns and dissemination of results
Current project activities - planning/execution (connected with sport and the social dimensions of sport)
Organizing and conducting open sporting events
Fundraising and business communication
We are situated in Sofia, capital of Bulgaria. It is a big modern city - with a lot of opportunities for social, cultural and sports activities, tours, intercultural work, etc.
Every volunteer must know English
(Currently) We are not able to assist on VISA applications
The main objectives and activities of the UNION FOR DEVELOPMENT OF SPORT AND SPORTS CULTURE – FOOTURA are the development and promotion of various sports and all kind of activities connected with sport, sport scientific researches and exchange programs. The association aims at promoting amateur and college sports in order to motivate young people to be active and to see the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. High priority for us is the development of youth activities, initiatives and projects, supporting healthy lifestyles and physical education of children and youths.
Working in sport, our main purposes are:
-More children, youths and amateurs in Sport
-Social inclusion through Sport and active work with disadvantaged groups in peripheral areas of Sofia
-Sport as the best tool for better physical culture, for fighting against depression, addictions, overweight, agression etc.
-Sport as life perspective and Role-model