Be the change!
Start date: Feb 1, 2016,
End date: Jan 31, 2018
Project participants will be:1. Volunteer from Austria, organization „akzente Salzburg – Initiativen für junge Leute” activities will be organized 01.04.2016 - 31.03.20172. Monika Křivánková from Czech Republic, date of birth 10.05.1989., organization Lužánky - Centre of Leisure Time, activities will be organized 01.05.2016 - 30.04.20173. Giuseppe Di Ciancia from Italy, date of birth 10.05.1988, organization “CITTA DI TORINO”, activities will be organized 01.06.2016 - 31.05.2017Project activities: during the project volunteers will participate in Latvian and Russian language courses, will organize activities for children and youth, prepare programs, assist during the children schools and international youth exchanges, help to prepare projects, that will give them useful skills in multicultural communication, they will learn how to make a cooperation between people from different countries and with different cultures. They will make placards, posters and booklet, make photos, prepare articles for EVS blog, organize discussion clubs, cultural evenings. Will assist during “ERFOLG” doors open days, they also will have enough time to prepare their own ideas and time to fill Youthpass diary. Volunteers will make presentations about EVS and ERASMUS+ and present it. They will assist in preparing advertisement for society “ERFOLG” in English and will send information to society’s international partners. They will also evaluate project activities in groups, with mentors and individually. Aims of the project:- to promote intercultural dialogue between volunteers from different countries and Latvian inhabitants;- to promote cooperation and tolerance between volunteers – representatives of different countries;- to motivate young people to be active and take part in non-formal education and in social life, to develop their competences that will help them to make a successful career in the future;- to provide information about Latvian history, culture, traditions and language.Project duration: 01.02.2016 – 31.07.2017Project methodology: ice breaking activities; sport activities; non-formal activities; games, that promote cooperation and communication between participants; presentations; discussions; public events; creating of posters/flyers; creation of booklet; work in groups; brain storm; non-formal evaluation activities; quizzes; organisation of national evenings; presentations of cultures, traditions; creative workshops; questionnaire; non – formal communication. Project results: during the project volunteers will learn basics of Latvian and Russian languages will learn more about Latvian culture and traditions will work in multicultural atmosphere and will become more tolerant. EVS will help young people to choose their path in life they will understand what is more interesting for them. Young people will learn more about ERASMUS+ and opportunities of this program. In this project will take part volunteers whose native language is not English. And they will improve their knowledge of English language, because during the project they mostly will communicate in English. Young people will develop their initiative, communication and organizational skills will learn more about non-formal education and methodology, volunteers will learn how to make public presentations. Young people will get useful experience and knowledge that will help them to get education and make a successful carrier. Impact of the project: project activities will have the impact not only for participants of the project, but also for people who will work together with volunteers in society “ERFOLG” during the project. Impact of the project also will concern local people who will take part in activities that will organize volunteers, for example discussion clubs, intercultural evenings, creative workshops. Long – term effect: during the project young people will get knowledge and skills that will help them in the future to make a successful career, volunteers will improve their language skills – English, Latvian and Russian. Society “ERFOLG” will get useful experience in hosting volunteers from different countries and also will raise the competiveness of society.
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