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Training course "What the F*** is youth work?"

Training Course

8-16 October 2022 | Lavander Beach Villa, Saraiķi village, Latvia

This training course is created for the new youth workers who want to learn about youth work basics, youth work principles and experience practical methods from youth field.

The training course will bring 30 youth workers, youth mentors and volunteers for a 8-day training course to Latvia. The participants will come from Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Estonia, Georgia, Spain and Bulgaria.
Dates: 8th of October (arrival day) - 16th of October (departure day), 2022

Goal of this training course is to help local youth workers, mentors and volunteers to strengthen both their professional and mental capacity while working with young people and coordinating youth policy.

At the same time this training course is a great opportunity to visit Liepāja - the warmest and most exotic city of Latvija. Training course will be hosted in a camping place 10km from the city and just few meters from the beach. During the training course we will visit the city of Liepāja, historical russian war city Karosta and activities on the beach.

During this training you will have a chance to learna about youth work basics, youth work principles and experience practical methods from youth field.
Project is funded by the Erasmus + program;

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Training overview


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This Training Course is

for 30 participants

from Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Spain

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Volunteering mentors

Working language(s):



Development platform YOU+ (Youth NGO)

Development platform YOU+ is the strongest and largest youth organisation in Southwestern part of Latvia that is working with a huge spectrum of young people - starting from active and talented young people to young people with fewer opportunities.
Since the establishment of the organisation it has been working on helping local youth to implement their ideas through the non-formal education and EU provided support.
Organisation has organised more than 200 local youth trainings, more than 30 local and international projects in the last 3 years and involved more than 1000 active members that are developing the future projects and local community.
Daily activities include supporting and mentoring youth in the form of local youth mentoring network , coordinating voluntary work in Liepāja, coordinating Eurodesk information network of the west region of Latvia and organising local activities and projects. Also, the organisation is developing Erasmus+ KA3 projects, Erasmus+ Youth work Accreditation, Solidarity projects in European solidarity corps and Voluntary work and Work projects in European solidarity corps.

Contact for questions:

Andris Kāposts


Phone: +37120597141


Participation fee

Free of charge

Accommodation and food

During the project you will be provided with 3 meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), also 2 coffee breaks a day free of charge.

Travel reimbursement

Lithuania - 210 EUR/per person;

Poland - 210 EUR/ per person;

Estonia - 210 EUR/ per person;

Georgia - 320 EUR/ per person.

Spain - 360 EUR/ per person

Bulgaria - 360 EUR/ per person

Latvia - 0 EUR/ per person

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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