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Established in 2000, the Armenian Volunteer Corps (AVC) is a registered, non-profit foundation in Armenia that provides skilled volunteers, 21 years of age and over, with the opportunity to share their talents with Armenia for terms ranging from one month to one year.
Volunteers with AVC reap the unique rewards of living and working directly with the people of Armenia. While the commitment required of an AVC volunteer is great, the benefits of the work are immeasurable. Volunteer service frequently helps individuals to grow both personally and professionally, as well as gain new insight into their own identities.
The Armenian Volunteer Corps helps our volunteers integrate seamlessly into Armenian society. Since its inception, AVC has assisted over 450 people in finding fulfilling placements in educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and businesses. While the Armenian Volunteer Corps provides a range of services -- including job placement, assistance with home stays, cross-cultural/leadership/development training sessions, advice on life in Armenia, and arranging service trips throughout the country -- AVC volunteers are responsible for financing their own travel and, in most cases, their own lodging in Armenia.