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“VOLU.M.E” - Volunteer Management Enhanced

Training Course

10-17 December 2015 | Cyprus

“VOLU.M.E” Volunteer Management Enhanced training course is focused on offering an experience in Volunteering management to persons in organization which already have at least 1 experience as international Hosting organization.
Volunteerism, a term extensively used and supported by European mobility projects. Promoted as an educational experience and process, includes a number of processes and measures for it to become a quality experience. Volunteerism – therefore a relation amongst, Volunteers, Volunteer managers, Mentors, Sending, Coordinating and Hosting organizations - needs a process which is referred to as VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT. “VOLU.M.E” Volunteer Management Enhanced training course is focused on offering an experience in Volunteering management to persons in organization which already have at least 1 experience as international Hosting organization. The term Enhanced promotes the idea of going deeper into Volunteer management steps, exchange of expertise, good practices, stories, disappointments, bad practices etc .. It will also work on the Role of the Mentor of the volunteer as an important element in the whole process. Within the framework of this training, there will be a one day interaction with local hosting organizations in Cyprus. The training course aims at developing competencies of youth workers and organizations in volunteer management and mentoring of EVS volunteers. The purpose is to enhance the quality of EVS projects as learning experiences in all levels from the writing of a project right through the closing and evaluation. Specific topics addressed: 1. Volunteering as a learning process 2. Quality in Volunteer management 3. Volunteerism Volunteer management steps: o Preparation of the organization o Recruitment of volunteers o Selection of volunteers o Orientation and training of Volunteers o Supervision of volunteers o Motivation of volunteers o Recognition of volunteer merits o Evaluation of volunteers In the framework of this activity, NA Cyprus is planning to organize a national activity (training), between 12-13 September 2015, for the Cypriot EVS accredited organizations. The purpose of this 2-day training is the exchange of good practices and the successful tackling of possible challenges and problems that might arise during the implementation of the Cypriot organizations' EVS projects.

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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Training Course is

for 25 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries

and recommended for

Volunteering mentors, participants should be involved in EVS projects, EVS coordinators or Ex EVS volunteers. It is crucial that participants have been involved in at least 1 EVS project; are ready to cooperate on an international level and create a network of organizations fo

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NA Cyprus "Erasmus+:Youth in Action" (National Agency)


  • NA Italy (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Stella Rousou

E-mail: ekalli@onek.org.cy

E-mail: mchristodoulou@onek.org.cy


Phone: 22-402691

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 Erasmus+: Youth in Action 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.

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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