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ESCalator ~ new levels of European volunteering

Training Course

10-16 September 2019 | Trkmanka - ecocentre, Velké Pavlovice, Czech Republic

Training course with networking and study visit elements for ESC coordinators from the EU and Western Balkan/SEE regions.

Aim of the project
To increase the quality of ESC projects through personal development of coordinators and building long term partnerships of organisations. 


Becuase of some drop outs we are still looking for participants from following contries:
Bosnia, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Slovenia. If you fit the profile, please apply here:


Main elements of the course:

  • Excursions to different types of ESC projects;
  • ESC quality related themes;
  • Learning and service in ESC projects;
  • Roles, needs and competencies of ESC actors; 
  • Space for personal reflection and feedback;
  • Networking and partnership building sessions;
  • Intercultural experience - local wine harvest festival.

For participants from:
Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey 

ANEV – Association of Non-formal Education, Czechia, 
Team members:
Magda Wagenknechtová Svobodová, Helena Kosková, Petre Mrkev, Dan Janauer, Honza Látal.

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Applications are closed

The application deadline was 8 July 2019.

Date of selection: 9 August 2019

Training overview

This Training Course is

for 30 participants

from Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey, Western Balkan countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth project managers, Volunteering mentors, EU/Western Balkan-SEE ESC coordinators

Accessibility info:

This activity and venue place are accessible to people with disabilities.

Working language(s):

Good level of English


ANEV z.s. (Association of Non-formal Education) (Youth NGO)


  • Council for prevention of juvenile delinquency KAVADARCI (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

ESCalator Team


Phone: +420 608039629


Participation fee

33 €
This participation fee will be used to cover extra organisational costs and also works as a symbolic contribution.

Accommodation and food

The accommodation and food (breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch and dinner) will be provided and fully covered by organiser during activity dates (10. - 16. 9. 2019).

Travel reimbursement

The organizer will reimburse 100 % of participants travel costs and 100 % of visa costs. The travel costs has to be disscused and approved by organiser. 

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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