Volunteers' Centres - active youth in communities
Start date: Dec 1, 2011,
"Volunteers' Centres - active youth in communities" is 7-days long training course that will be held from 13-21 March 2012 in Novi Sad, Serbia. The training course will gather 26 participants from 7 countries (Croatia, Turkey, Slovenia, Latvia, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia and Serbia). Themes of the project are European awareness and capacity building; enhancing overall participation of European volunteers through raising skills in volunteer management and development of volunteer programmes in communities.Objectives: Discuss concepts and values of volunteering; Share experiences and realities with volunteer work and legislation on volunteering; Provide opportunity to improve skills and knowledge on step-by-step development and implementing of volunteer centres and the volunteer programmes with(in) organisations, institutions and business sector; Empower participants to act as effective volunteer managers for benefit of local community; Get acquainted with the YiA program and develop future projects that will raise quality of volunteer programmes in our organisations.Project's activities are: preparation activities (including the participants, venue and travel, etc.), the training course with active participation of participants and the evaluation of the participants and the partners, with meeting on the spot of the team and online evaluation meeting of all the partners.The course is designed on bases of non-formal education principles and approach. Different participatory methods will be used by trainers and designed upon the profile of participants and their learning styles. CNELL, applicant organisation is also hosting this activity, besides sending participants from Serbia to the course.
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