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European Solidarity Corps for Newcomers

Training Course

9-12 December 2019 | Latvia

European Solidarity Corps for Newcomers (ESC for Newcomers) aims to be a concrete and positive first step into European Solidarity Corps Programme.

ESC for Newcomers creates space to learn and reflect on how organisations can use European Solidarity Corps Programme in their work. The training aims to encourage and inspire the participants to take their first steps in the European Solidarity Corps projects. The training gives deeper understanding of the quality elements of the programme.

ESC for Newcomers will tackle all the different opportunities inside of the Solidarity Corps Programme: hosting or sending volunteers, recruiting trainees and young employees, supporting local solidarity projects.  Diverse programme and working methods will make sure that everybody’s needs are taken into account, regardless of their experience on the European Solidarity Corps or Erasmus+. After the training participants will be equipped with the tools to start their own project European Solidarity Corps

We are looking for participants who

  • are working in different field of solidarity like youth work, cultural work, environmental field, social work;
  • have an active role in the organisations such as NGOs, public bodies, social enterprises interested in implementing projects in the frame of European Solidarity Corps;
  • are acting in organisations who want to increase organisations focus on social responsibilities, societal needs and local impact;
  • are over 18 years old.

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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Training Course is

for 30 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries , Western Balkan countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers, Youth coaches, other type of organisations with various profile

Working language(s):



NA Latvia (National Agency)

Contact for questions:



Phone: +371 67358066

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.


Participation fee

Participation fee varies from call to call and country to country. Please contact your NA to learn more about the financial details, and how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

Accommodation and food

The hosting National Agency of this offer will organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

Your sending National Agency will support your travel costs. After being selected, please contact your NA to learn more about how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses. 

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