Call for Trainers

DAS – Dance, Art and Sport

Polish National Agency of the Youth in Action Programme is looking for


Application deadline:



Polish National Agency of the Youth in Action Programme is looking for trainers who will be responsible for preparation and carrying out of the „DAS – Dance, Art and Sport" Partnership Building Activity on Action 1.1, 3.1 (Youth Exchanges) and 1.2 (only Transnational Youth Initiatives) of the Youth in Action Programme.

Aim of the PBA

To enable participants to:
- establish and support partner-finding, networking and long-term international cooperation between organizations on the topics of dance, art and sport;
- increase the quantity and improve the quality of Action 1.1, 3.1 (YE) and 1.2 (TYI) projects.


- to develop new Youth Exchanges and Transnational Youth Initiatives projects under the YiA Programme on the topics of dance, sport and art;
- to exchange experiences and good practices among participants;
- better understanding of the eligibility and quality criteria of Youth Exchanges or/and Transnational Youth Initiatives among participants;
- to promote innovation in YiA projects;
- to give an impulse to improve and strengthen international cooperation in the field of Youth Exchanges or/and Transnational Youth Initiatives by giving participants possibility to work on preparing 1.1, 1.2, 3.1 YE projects so that after the course they are ready to send application to respective National Agency in the future.

How to achieve it
- by letting participants experience different stages of implementing the project;
- by combining diverse potential approaches towards problems and challenges;
- by working on practical tools to be implemented in youth organizations and youth groups.

Target group of the PBA

Participants of PBA: 10 Polish participants and 20-25 participants from all of the Programme Countries and Neighbouring Partner Countries. 30–35 adults who are:
- youth workers or representatives of NGOs, community centers, youth clubs, schools, local authorities, local governments or other public institutions, non-formal groups of young people that have a mandate to enter into a partnership with other organizations/groups;
- with (little or big) experience in YiA (in implementing 1.1, 3.1 YE and 1.2 projects);
- willing to develop and implement a Youth Exchange or/and TYI project on one of the topics of the PBA;
- having idea about the project and earnest interest and possibility within their organisation/group (green light from their hierarchy/colleagues) to set up a 1.1, 3.1 (YE) and 1.2 project after the PBA;
- able to communicate and work in English.

Dates and venue of the Seminar

Place: Konstancin-Jeziorna (in the neighbourhood of Warsaw), Poland

Proposed dates: 10-14 April 2013 (trainers may arrive one day before)

Requested trainer profile

- experienced in non-formal education;
- experienced in the topic of the seminar;
- experienced in carrying out trainings and seminars related to youth project management, risk management and international communication, partnership building;
- experienced in carrying out not less than 3 international seminars on similar content as a trainer;
- knowledge of the Youth in Action Programme with a special focus on Actions 1.1, 3.1 (YE) and 1.2;
- very good level of spoken and written English language;
- knowledge of youth policy.

Working conditions

6 paid days (240 € per day)
- 3 working days during the seminar
- plus 3 days for preparation and evaluation (including individual and team preparation, prep-meeting, on-going and final evaluation directly after the training + final report; prep-meeting dates and final report are not extra paid)
- board, lodging and travel costs are covered by organisers.

Preparatory meeting

The prep-meeting is planned on 14-15 January 2013 and will be held in Warsaw.

Team composition

- 2 trainers - responsible for the programme flow, methodology and final report. 1 European trainer and 1 member of Polish Trainers’ Pool;
- representatives of the Polish NA – responsible for the organisational part of the seminar (concept, promotion of the training, cooperation with other NAs, recruitment of participants, logistics, etc.).

Application & selection procedure

Apply no later than: 2012-12-20
How to apply:

Interested candidates should fill-in and submit the application form before 20 December 2012.

You will be informed about the selection by: 2012-12-23


For more information

Grzegorz Kucharyk, NA Officer
Phone: +48 22 46 31 413


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