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„Meant to be a MENTOR"

Training Course

27-31 January 2015 | Vilnius, Lithuania

Meant to be a MENTOR"-an innovative long-term support model for EVS mentors that encompasses raising their awareness of the importance of the mentors' role as well as developing competences necessary for carrying out the job as a qualified mentor.
„Meant to be a MENTOR"-an innovative long-term support model for EVS mentors that encompasses raising their awareness of the importance of the mentors' role as well as developing competences necessary for carrying out the job as a qualified mentor. Meant to be a MENTOR"-this Project aims at raising the quality of Mentoring within the EVS support structure. This Project could serve as a pilot project for other National Agencies which would like to set up a long-term support that combines on-line consultations, an on-going support with a classic training course. Expected outcomes of the Project: 1. Awareness about the learning process of a volunteer and a Mentor. At the end of the project participants will: 1. be conscious about the learning processes volunteers and Mentors are involved in; 2. be able to identify key moments in volunteer’s and their own development, 3. understand better how learning, development and personal change happens. Knowledge and skills of a Mentor. At the end of the project participants will: 1. see EVS Mentoring as a long-term process and know their various roles and tasks as a Mentor within this process; 2. be able to define their role in the entire EVS volunteer support structure within the new Erasmus+ Programme and understand better their valuable contribution, 3. develop skills and to apply different tools and methods to support EVS volunteers, 4. extend own reflection skills and be able to better facilitate the reflection of learning process and outcomes of another person. Experience in working in an intercultural setting: At the end of the project participants will: 1. be experienced in acting in an intercultural setting; 2. be able to facilitate volunteers and support their learning reflections taking into account cultural influences; 3. know good practices of Mentoring. And last but not least, Mentors will be more motivated to be engaged in their organisations because they are able to „advertise” the value of their work within their organisation. Target group of this Project. This projects is for EVS mentors, who: 1. have experience as EVS Mentor; 2. are currently starting or in process of being a Mentor in at least one long term EVS, 3. value the subject of personal change, learning and are curious to explore more of it, 4. would like to commit themselves for a long-term involvement both in this project and in their organization 5. are at least 18 years old residents of Lithuania or Poland. Estimated number of participants: Approxamitly 30 participants 1. 15 participants from Poland; 2. Up to 15 participants from Lithuania.
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Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/4463

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This Training Course is

for 30 participants

from Lithuania, Poland

and recommended for

Volunteering mentors, EVS mentors

Working language(s):

English

Organiser:

Agency of International Youth Co-operation (National Agency)

Administrating Erasmus+ programme.

Co-organiser(s):

  • Narodowa Agencja Programu Erasmus+,Fundacja Rozwoju Systemu Edukacji (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Aistė Čiplinskienė

Mobile: +37067169348

E-Mail:

Phone: +370 5 2507440

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.

Costs

This project is financed by Erasmus+ Programme. Being selected for this course, the costs of accommodation and food relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the Lithuanian National Agency - except the participants travel costs. Travel costs of participants will be covered by each National Agency according to the national practice. Aistė Čiplinskienė (Lithuania NA):aiste@jtba.lt Urszula Buchowicz (Poland NA): Urszula.Buchowicz@frse.org.pl

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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