List of support activities

List of support activities 2020

* Please note that due to spread of COVID-19 in Europe supporting participants to the international activities is ON HOLD. SALTO South East Europe RC at the moment won't be selecting and supporting any participants for activities taking place until the end of MAY 2020.

Time and venue: Activity: Aim: Status
ONLINE MOOC about Erasmus+ funding opportunities for youth The massive open online course includes organised learning resources covering all 3 Key-actions of the Erasmus+: Youth in Action programme. This course is constantly available, you can enroll now here: canvas.instructure.com/enroll/K7Y47K! MOOC is open, you can join now!
22 - 30 June, ONLINE Mentor in Volunteering activities - online training course - English / Spanish / Italian / Romanian languages The online course MENTOR IN VOLUNTEERING ACTIVITIES is about roles, responsibilities and other relevant aspects connected with the mentorship activity. You will arrive in a gamified world with e-books, tools, videos, 3D game and much more! The call for participants is open until 20 June.
22 - 30 June, ONLINE Facilitator in volunteering activities - online training course - English / Spanish / Italian / Romanian languages The online course FACILITATOR IN VOLUNTEERING ACTIVITIES is for people working with groups of local, national and international volunteers. You will arrive in a gamified world with e-books, tools, videos, 3D game and much more! The call for participants is open until 20 June.
August, Ireland Strategic Partnership on Inclusion - harvesting Conference To showcase the results of Erasmus+ projects resulted from the Strategic Partnership between the National Agencies and SALTO on inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities

The call for participants will be opened at a later stage.

The activity is a part of the Strategic Partnership between the National Agencies and SALTOs on inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities.

7 - 11 September, Germany

New dates & Online! ETS Trainer Skills Workshop (TSW) - Coaching mind-set and coaching skills for trainers

This is a skills-oriented workshop for trainers with a long-term experience in the youthfield, who have been in touch with coaching/mentoring practices & want to explore these approaches further when it comes to designing & delivering training activities. The call for participants is open until 20 July.
September, Germany Partnership building activity on the topic of youth work against violent radicalisation and extremism To enhance cooperation among NGOs active in this field who would like to develop new projects at European level The call for participants will be opened later this year.
September Annual meeting of ex-ESC/EVS/E+ volunteers The Event brings together former short- and long-term volunteers. It offers them a dynamic and creative place to network and share experiences from the volunteering projects. It also gives opportunity to the volunteers to discuss and evaluate their experiences and to equip them with knowledge how to pass them on to current and potential volunteers. The call will be opened at a later stage.
October, Montenegro Annual meeting of volunteering accredited organisations from WB These meetings, taking place annually from 2017 gather on the same place volunteering coordinators, mentors and/or other support persons involved in the work with EVS/E+/European Solidarity Corps volunteers. The meetings offer an opportunity to reinforce supportive communities in each country, to share experiences and good practices in sending and hosting volunteers, to discuss obstacles and plan common steps to overcome them.  The call will be opened at a later stage.
POSTPONED TO autumn, Montenegro Erasmus+ Project lab To encourage partner-finding and the development of project ideas within the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme in exchange with trainers, other participants and NA / SALTO staff and to give information about the specific aims and objectives as well as formal and financial aspects of the Programme.  The call will be opened at a later stage.
POSTPONED TO autumn, Slovenia Training Course "Cherry on the cake" Youth Exchange in the context of long-term work with young people To explore the role of a Youth Exchange as non-formal learning in long-term work with young people. 

Postponed to autumn / Possibly on-line.

The call for participants will be opened at a later stage.

More information about the activity is available here.

Autumn, Slovenia

Key to inclusion: European Solidarity Corps III

The aim of the activity is to encourage and support inclusive projects in the frame of the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) programme and give an impetus for the creation of the European network of organizations interested in inclusive ESC projects.

The call will be opened at a later stage.
POSTPONED TO autumn, Kosovo Study visit on inclusion of young people from rural and disadvantaged areas To learn more about the work of organisations targeting young people from rural and disadvantaged areas and to build partnerships for cooperation within the Erasmus+ Youth in Action and/or European Solidarity Corps Programmes. The call for participants will be open soon!
POSTPONED TO autumn, Germany European Symposium on the Development of Critical Youth Citizenship To introduce and debate the concept of critical youth citizenship, strengthen and promote the civic mission of youth work, foster synergies and collaboration amongst those supporting the political dimension of youth work. The call for participants will be open at a later stage.
Autumn, Jordan Partnership-building activity  for cooperation between organisations coming from Programme countries and all neighbouring regions To inform about opportunities for cooperation in the new Erasmus+ and ESC programmes, offer space to find new partners and develop joint projects The call for participants will be opened later this year.
Autumn, Portugal TOOL FAIR XV To bring together youth work experts to discuss and learn from each other about innovative methods and best practices from the field of youth work. The call for participants will be opened at a later stage.
2 - 6 November, Bosnia and Herzegovina Study visit focusing on entrepreneurship of young women  To get to know the work of organisations working on supporting young women's entrepreneurship and make new partnerships for future projects.

The call for participants will be opened at a later stage.

The activity is a part of the Strategic Partnership "Youth@Work" between the National Agencies and SALTOs. 

17 – 20 November, Romania Bridges for Trainers To invite key actors to reflect on trends and core issues in the youth field and their effects on the work of trainers in the field of youth. The call for participants will be opened at a later stage.
November, Serbia European Solidarity Corps: TOSCA To support and build up the capacities of organisations that actively participate in Volunteering Actions of the European Solidarity Corps, in order to ensure quality and impact of projects. The call for participants will be opened at a later stage.
November, Italy Youth@Work Bridging Conference To take stock of the Youth@Work developments and creating links with and preparing for the next Erasmus programme for Education, Training and Youth.

The call for participants will be opened at a later stage.

The activity is a part of the Strategic Partnership "Youth@Work" between the National Agencies and SALTOs. 

December, Ljubljana Meeting of SALTO SEE pools of experts To evaluate developments under the current Erasmus+ and ESC programmes, celebrate and prepare for the next generation of EU youth programmes No open call for participants.

Several activities, throughout 2020

Training courses on Youthpass, learning, mentoring, such as:

One 2 One – Supporting learning face-to-face

Tuning In: to Learning and Youthpass

The main aim of this training is to empower and equip youth workers with the competences needed to support learning and development processes of young people with volunteering projects.

Search for nearest TC on this in the Training calendar, by typing one of the following key words: Youthpass, learning, mentoring

Past open calls
16 - 22 February, Ireland ETS training course - COMETS on Designing Educational Programmes To explore and reflect on trainers' practice when designing educational programmes. 

Implemented

More information about the COMETS training courses is available here.

24 - 27 February, Austria Exploring the digital dimension of youth workers’ competences To explore the digital dimension of youth work by providing an overview of the current developments and exploring the competences of youth workers in the existing competence models. Implemented
24 - 28 February, Austria European Solidarity Corps: TOSCA To support and build up the capacities of organisations that actively participate in Volunteering Actions of the European Solidarity Corps, in order to ensure quality and impact of projects. Implemented
25 - 29 February, Slovenia Inclusion matchmaking – Find European partners for inclusion projects To encourage and support inclusive projects in the framework of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action and the European Solidarity Corps Programmes. The activity targets organisations working with young people with diverse abilities.

Implemented 

The activity is a part of the Strategic Partnership between the National Agencies and SALTOs on inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities.

2 - 8 March, Latvia YOCOMO - the 3rd ETS learning experience for youth workers: a systemic approach to competence development To reflect and exchange on one's practice using the ETS competence model for youth workers. 

Implemented

More information about the Competence Model for youth workers to work internationally is available here.

9 - 13 March, Germany Mobility Taster for Inclusion Organisations - Focus on Volunteering - Vienna To learn how to organise international volunteering projects within the European Solidarity Corps for your young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. Implemented
16 - 19 March, Slovenia Impact+: Youth Field To equip participants with knowledge and skills for successful planning and assessing impact of the projects in the youth field. Cancelled
18 - 22 March, Germany EuroPeers Training Course A training course for young people who took part in European Solidarity Corps/Erasmus+: Youth in Action projects and want to share their European experiences with their peers.

Cancelled

More information about EuroPeers is available here.

23 - 29 March, Germany “One 2 One” – supporting learning face-to-face To empower and equip youth workers with the competences needed to work in a One 2 One relationship with young people in order to support their learning and development processes. Cancelled
24 - 26 March, Romania Mentoring under construction! To put together resources and good practice from all over Europe in order to get inspiration for good quality mentoring. Cancelled
21 - 26 April, Belgium - FL EuroPeers Training Course A training course for young people who took part in European Solidarity Corps/Erasmus+: YOUTH IN ACTION projects and want to share their European experiences with their peers.

Postponed

More information about EuroPeers is available here.

April, Romania Study visit on inclusion of young people from rural and disadvantaged areas To learn more about the work of organisations targeting young people from rural and disadvantaged areas and to build partnerships for cooperation within the Erasmus+ Youth in Action and/or European Solidarity Corps Programmes. Cancelled
4 - 6 May, Estonia SALTO Youth Participation Forum To contribute to the newly developed Youth Participation Strategy. We will discuss its implementation and link it to different levels of youth work and youth participation. This will be the space to exchange on current developments within the youth sector and the future of the EU Youth Programmes in relation to youth participation. Cancelled
4 - 10 May, Germany

ETS course for youth workers - YOCOMO, the trigger for attitudes and behaviours

To offer you as youth workers a space to reflect and exchange on your practice and understanding with regard to developing attitudes, and to offer you an opportunity to be curious about your core attitudes as a youth worker and become aware of what shapes you now and where you would like to develop further, in your professional practice.

Cancelled / Postponed

The call for participants is closed.

5 - 9 May, Cyprus Towards Collaborative Practice (TCP) 2020 Forum on “Social Innovation for Social Inclusion” To explore the potential of youth work and Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme to foster social entrepreneurship and social innovation among young people.

Postponed

The call for participants is closed

The activity is a part of the Strategic Partnership "YouthatWork" between the National Agencies and SALTOs. 

11 - 15 May, Slovenia InnoCamp - develop your digital youth work services To contribute to the development of digital youth work in Europe by encouraging and helping youth organisations innovate their youth work services and add a digital dimension to them

Cancelled

The call for participants is closed.

11 - 15 May, Germany Let's go civic! Youth Exchanges for Civic Engagement To make civic education an integral part of your youth work and Youth Exchanges.

Cancelled / Postponed

The call for participants is closed.

5 - 8 May, Austria ETS Trainer Skills Workshop: Well-being in training practices To expand trainers’ practice exploration with regard to how they deal with well-being in training. It aims to equip them with the necessary skills to plan and approach 'well-being' as part of the learning process. Cancelled
17 - 21 May, Finland Study visit on the topic of Youth Work in Schools in Finland To have an overview of different kind of co-operation models and methods used in youth work in schools in Finland. A specific aim is to support the increase of knowledge and competencies of participants and organizations involved. Cancelled

18 - 22 May, Croatia

Let's volunteer!

This training course aims to attract new organisations and institutions in volunteering projects within the European Solidarity Corps programme, especially targeting formal educational institutions, such as school and kindergartens.

Cancelled

24 - 29 May, Hungary Solidarity: Opening the door to new volunteering fields To bring together different organisations, newcomers and the ones that have experience and are interested in new fields of volunteering.

Postponed

The call for participants is closed.

25 - 31 May, Austria From Knowing to Being - ETS Training for Trainers To live through and reflect on using and applying the ETS competence model for trainers working internationally with a focus on attitudes, values and inner readiness?

Cancelled

More information about the ETS Competence Model for trainers is available here.

26 May - 17 June, Germany MOVE IT - Youth mobility in the digital era - Online event

To give an overview of the state of research and to exchange a variety of good practice examples. To discuss potential for development, needs and requirements in the field of youth mobility in the digital era and to explore different aspects and perspectives. To offer a space for debate and exchange of visions. To put forward common ideas regarding the direction youth mobility in the digital era could and should take on local, national and European levels.

The call for participants is closed.

6 - 12 June, Germany ETS training course - COMETS on Being Civically Engaged  To train trainers focusing on the dimension of being civically engaged, based on the ETS competence model for trainers working at international level.

The call for participants is closed.

More information about the COMETS training courses is available here.

8 - 12 June, Poland European Solidarity Corps: TOSCA To support and build up the capacities of organisations that actively participate in Volunteering Actions of the European Solidarity Corps, in order to ensure quality and impact of projects.

The call for participants is closed.

9 June, On-line 3rd Europe - Western Balkan Youth Meeting To take stock of achievements of past Europe – Western Balkans youth cooperation projects and to explore what is needed to increase impact and positive societal change and to initiate ways forward under the EU youth programmes after 2020. The call for participants is closed.
3 - 8 August, Georgia Competencies of Youth Workers in preventing violent radicalization and extremism To develop a framework of competences for youth workers involved in preventing violent radicalisation and extremism.

The call for participants is closed.

31 August - 4 September, Germany

European Solidarity Corps: TOSCA

The training aims to support and build up the capacities of organizations that actively participate in volunteering actions of the European Solidarity Corps, in order to ensure quality and Impact in the respective projects.

The call for participants is closed.

5 - 11 October, Belgium - FL “One 2 One” – supporting learning face-to-face To empower and equip youth workers with the competences needed to work in a One 2 One relationship with young people in order to support their learning and development processes. The call for participants is closed.
POSTPONED TO October 2020 and January 2021, Latvia and Albania

"Eutopia" Diversity in a Changing Europe - Creative lab for Rethinking Diversity in Youth Work

To provide youth field professionals with an opportunity 1) to explore the complex and diverse realities of young people in a changing Europe, 2) to prepare to better respond to those realities by applying values-based perspective of diversity, and 3) to reshape existing youth work practices.

The call for participants is closed.

More information about the activity is available here.

POSTPONED TO autumn, Slovenia

Volunteering & solidarity as a social capital of the city

An international conference to promote wider and system social and economic dimensions and impacts of volunteering and solidarity in urban setting.

The call for participants is closed.
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