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MENTOR plus - Improving mentorship in EVS

Training Course

30 October - 3 November 2017 | Vienna, Austria

The main aim of the training is to increase the quality of mentoring in EVS and to support active mentors working with their volunteer(s).
The main aim of the training is to increase the quality of mentoring in EVS and to support active mentors working with their volunteer(s). You are active as a mentor within EVS? You are about to become a mentor in EVS? You have been a mentor in EVS for some time and feel the need to reflect on your role, your responsibilities and challenges? You are ready to share your experiences, get to know other people and new practises and methods? Go and apply now! Aims and objectives: The overall aim of this activity is to increase the quality of mentoring in EVS and to support active mentors working with their volunteer(s). This should be fostered through: - increasing the knowledge about mentoring in EVS, basic knowledge in EVS in general and about the framework Programme Erasmus+: Youth in Action - developing a common understanding of mentoring within EVS - reflecting about roles, responsibilities, challenges and needs concerning mentorship in EVS - sharing best practice and tools for supporting EVS volunteers Who? This training activity invites active mentors (newcomers that are already involved in an ongoing project as well as experienced mentors) that feel the need of developing their competences further and improving the quality of their mentorship. What? This training activity offers the opportunity to further develop competencies that are needed as a mentor within EVS. There will be time to reflect on the roles, responsibilities and challenges of actors involved in Mentoring, to share experiences and to get to know about other people´s practices. The educational approach of the training activity is based on non formal education methods and experiential learning as well as the contribution of participants and on active participation in all parts of the programme. Working language will be English – participants need to be willing and able to actively participate and communicate in English throughout the whole activity.

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Training overview


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This Training Course is

for 24 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries

and recommended for

Volunteering mentors

Working language(s):



Interkulturelles Zentrum (National Agency)


  • Spanish National Agency (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Michael Gugimeier


Phone: 0043 1 5867544 13

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.


This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme. Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs involved in this project - except a participation fee which 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. (Info for sending NAs: This TCA activity is financed by TCA 2017)

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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