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EasierTransitions Helping Hands
Start date: Jul 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The project aim will support the priority inclusive education, training and youth of the Erasmus+ Programme. It will aim to build on the success of Easier Transitions project and share best practise about mentoring across five Europe countries. This will be done by:1. Developing materials that educate youth workers, young people and mentors in the use of mentoring and befriending as an approach to support youth work in 5 European countries.2. Training youth workers and young people from the partnership NGOs on observing, naming and measuring outcomes of mentoring in youth work on young people3. Building an open source website with training materials and tools to enable young people and youth workers to identify, evidenced and note the skills and competencies they acquire during youth work. This open source website will be designed and developed by young people with the help of skilled professional animators.4. Writing case studies that will inspire more young people/ youth workers and organisations to use mentoring to support their existing youth work, to develop young people’s personal and social skills leading to strong good habits and skills needed for active citizenship and employability. This will lead to:-Greater skills and employability of young people and youth workers in 5 NGOs-Excellent resource available and use friendly to expand mentoring and befriending as approaches and tools to many other NGOs in EU and beyondthe long term impact-A well informed youth sector and better prepared youth workers that can support vulnerable young people through the effective use of mentoring-the facilitation of skills training for youth workers and young people on th benefits of mentoring-increased youth aspirations and employability in regional communities using social media and ICT tools.
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