“Youth Work and Volunteering against Radicalisation”
Call for Participants
8 – 15 November 2016
Seven days management training course with a main goal to build professional development of youth workers, equipping them with competences and methods needed for transferring the common fundamental values of our society and preventing violent radicalisation of young people especially those who are marginalized as well as young migrants. The activities are highly interactive and with a participative approach.
What are the objectives and main activities?
Share methods and skills of including young people in community service and volunteering (especially young marginalized people), through taking part in workshops based on active participation and sharing good practices;
Improve your volunteer management skills, through case studies, supervision and expert input of experienced volunteer managers;
Get you more prepared to transfer the common fundamental values of our society to young people, through discussions, brainstorming and simulations exercises.
Help you acquire methods and skills on noticing and preventing radicalization of young people, through expert inputs, discussion and practical challenges;
Ensure foster quality improvements in youth work, in particular through enhanced cooperation between organisations in the youth field and/or other stakeholders;
Increase the international dimension of youth work organizations partner, through networking session and preparing future projects.
Build capacity of participating organisations on the topic of the training course, through building professional skills of their employees and volunteers.
Disseminate results of the project, through undertaking planned activities after the training course.
Why is it important for the world?
We believe that this training course will have a strong impact on participants and their organisations and local/national communities.
Impact on participants:
You will acquire and develop skills, knowledge and competences, will obtain higher degree of understanding key principals of volunteering as a tool in youth work with marginalized young people and migrants. You will become a better and more skilled professional.
Why is it important for you? Why should you come?
This is a unique opportunity to learn with an ‘old subject’ – volunteer’s management and its importance – with a fresh perspective that proved good results with extraordinary trainers.
Through this training course, you will acquire and develop various skills and competences:
1. Specific competences concerning the topics of the training course:
Knowledge and understanding of the key principles of volunteering and community service.
Undertaking action against violent radicalisation of young people especially those who are marginalized as well as young migrants.
The ability to use engage volunteer as social action and use it as a youth work tool.
The knowledge, attitudes and skills for enhancing volunteering with young people in non-formal settings.
Practical expertise and knowledge on how to use volunteering as an instrument to increase active participation and provoke sustainable social changes.
Expertise in the field of volunteer management, techniques and tools for achieving educational outcomes while working with youth.
The knowledge, attitudes and skills for work with marginalized young people including young migrants.
Understanding of the different work-style types and their needs.
Competences on how to use volunteering for empowerment, how to advocate for civic volunteering and how to become multipliers of the acquired knowledge and values within their local communities.
Development of responsibilities related to project development, international teamwork on future joint projects as well as into their work with youth on daily basis.
Understanding of current migrant crisis.
2. Personal and social skills:
Awareness of the European common fundamental values of our society such as solidarity, tolerance and respect to other points of view and different opinions.
Self-esteem, self-confidence and ability to take responsibility over actions.
The ability to work in an international group, which will enhance their social and civic competences, their cultural awareness and expression.
Better use of English language and its practice in international environment.
Methods and skills on noticing and preventing radicalization of young people
There is no participation fee.
Travel costs will be reimbursed for every participant 30 days after you deliver all required documents. Please keep the invoices and tickets.Sending organization will assist you in organizing the trip and managing travel costs.Hosting organisation will facilitate relevant information and tips for organizing the trip as economically as possible.
Costs of food and accommodation are 100% covered by project.
All participants will be accommodated in a hostel in a double-bed room (bedding included) with shared bathroom. The hostel has free Wi-Fi connection. We provide meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and 2 coffee breaks. If any of the participants have any special requirements regarding food and/or health issues, please inform us in advance.
You can ask for an application on e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 places for participants from SPPMD
Deadline for application 15 of October 2016