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‘’Become a Super MENTOR’’

Training Course

14-21 October 2019 | Gyumri, Armenia

Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO from Armenia and Foreningen Framtidstaget from Sweden will host a 7-days international TC aiming at empowering mentors in European Solidarity Corps to provide adequate learning support to the ESC volunteers.

This project is designed to enhance knowledge, transfer instrumental tools and methods to European Volunteering Projects Coordinators and Mentors to work productively with Volunteers in terms of raising their competitiveness in labour market.

Aim of the project is to increase the quality of European Volunteering Projects through developing capacities of coordinators and mentors by equipping them with vital methods and tools to support and guide volunteers towards the development of competences for future employment.

Objectives are:

- To introduce to the participants a wide variety of means and instruments for supporting volunteers’ growth and development process.  

- To explore tools and methods which help to transfer competences (knowledge-HEAD, skills-HAND, attitude-HEART) gained in the European Volunteering Projects to further life and enhance employability of ex-volunteers.

- To present different tools to reflect on key competences of Youthpass as a recognition of non-formal learning and Europass as an introduction of academic, training and professional accomplishments.

- To provide space to the participants to present challenges and share best practices in European Volunteering Projects.

- To build partnership network and peer learning support for further work on the local and international levels.

The anticipated impact of the Training is to ensure higher employability of ex-volunteers due to support and learning acquired in the course of European Volunteering Projects.

The project will bring together 22 participants. Age limit: 18 +

The participants should meet the following criteria/have the following criteria:

- Involved as an ESC Mentor/Coordinator/support person in an accredited organizations,

- Motivation and interest to take part in a mutual learning process in a very intercultural setting,

- Good level of English to follow the course and ability to participate fully in the event.

* European volunteers under the EVS/ESC programme are NOT allowed to participate.

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Applications are closed

The application deadline was 17 September 2019.

Date of selection: 21 September 2019

Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/8265

This Training Course is

for 22 participants

from Armenia, Belarus, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Sweden, Ukraine

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Volunteering mentors, Ex-EVS/ESC volunteers

Working language(s):

English

Organiser:

Gyumri "Youth Initiative Centre" (Youth NGO)

Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” (YIC) is a non-governmental organization which was established in 2008 by a group of active young people experienced and well-recognized in the field of youth work.

The vision of YIC: An initiative-taking, competitive, well-off young person.

The Mission of YIC: To contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of the youth through a youth-centred approach.

The strategic goals of YIC are:

Strategic Goal 1. To contribute to the improvement of the social-economic conditions for the youth
Objective 1.1. To engage young people in continuous non-formal learning processes,
Objective 1.2. To develop a healthy lifestyle culture among the young people,
Objective 1.3. To increase youth participation in cultural life,
Objective 1.4. To raise the competitiveness of the young people in the labour market.

Strategic Goal 2. To promote youth initiatives
Objective 2.1. To increase the role of young people in solving social issues,
Objective 2.2. To support the implementation of innovative ideas by young people,
Objective 2.3. To support the youth entrepreneurship,
Objective 2.4. To develop volunteering culture among the young people.

Strategic Goal 3. To contribute to increasing the role of young people in the society
Objective 3.1. To raise the level of legal awareness of the youth,
Objective 3.2. To strengthen the dialogue between the youth and the decision-makers,
Objective 3.3. To raise the awareness about the youth issues in the society,
Objective 3.4.To protect youth’s rights and interests.

Strategic Goal 4. Develop YIC as an accessible, creative, leading institution
Objective 4.1. To develop YIC’s potential,
Objective 4.2. To expand the scope and geography of YIC activities,
Objective 4.3. To preserve the creative and knowledge-based culture in YIC.
YIC is a member of the Network of Multipliers of the “Youth in Action” Programme administered by the Salto Eastern Europe and Caucasus (EECA) Resource Centre.

YIC is the Info Centre for Erasmus+ Youth and European Solidarity Corps Programmes in Armenia, a member of Armenia-Turkey "Beyond Borders Initiative" NGO platform.
YIC is a member of VIO (Volunteer Involving Organizations) Network supported by UNV (United Nation Volunteers).

Co-organiser(s):

  • Foreningen Framtidstaget (Sweden) (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

Mariam Gharagyozyan

E-Mail:

Phone: +37477477382

Costs

Participation fee

The selected participants will be asked to contribute 25 euro participation fee each (More details are in the Infopack).

Accommodation and food

Accommodation and food of participants are covered by organizers.

Travel reimbursement

Travel costs will be reimbursed per participant per country. Travel budget limits are given below per person, per country, which is given according to Erasmus+ distance calculator:

ARMENIA 20 EUR

SWEDEN 360 EUR

BELARUS 275 EUR

ROMANIA 275 EUR

CROATIA 360 EUR

GEORGIA 180 EUR

UKRAINE 275 EUR

MOLDOVA 275 EUR

RUSSIA 275 EUR

ITALY 360 EUR

GREECE 275 EUR

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity. Read more about Youthpass:

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