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Y@W Greening Youth Work


21-26 October 2024 | The Ranch Sofiko Korinthos, Greece

The seminar will enhance awareness, inspiration, skill development and provide tools for youth workers to understand and implement the EU sustainability competence framework, the EU Green Deal, Circular Economy Action Plan, and Social Economy Action Plan.


This activity aims to create space for youth workers and youth organizations to learn about the EU sustainability competence framework, social innovations, green economy and green jobs, as well as, the integration of the vulnerable groups.


  • Raise awareness and competencies of youth workers to teach and share knowledge about social and green economy, green skills, green jobs, using the EU sustainability competence framework;
  • Equip youth workers with knowledge, skills and tools to realize youth work projects in in a more environmentally responsible way in the framework of Erasmus+ and EU sustainability competence framework;
  • Showcase and share practices of social businesses and environmentally responsible enterprises and ways of integration of vulnerable groups in the green economy;
  • Foster networking and cooperation between youth organizations and youth workers to continue to work on green economy, green skills and green jobs, in the framework of Erasmus + and the EU sustainability competence framework;

Target Group

The activity is recommended for Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers, Youth researchers, and professionals representing various fields of the market that:

  • are interested in EU sustainability competence framework, social innovations, green economy and green jobs, as well as, the integration of the vulnerable groups.
  • can communicate in English;
  • are over 18 years old.

Expected Outcomes

As a result we would expect that participants become more conscious of their own impact on the environment (and society) and they are able to use their skills and knowledge gained in order to run projects in a more sustainable way and also inspire new projects that will be continued after the seminar. We would like to create and expand the community of like-minded youth workers that are passionate about creating a social and environmentally responsible society and connect them with other communities from different sectors in order to strengthen the social movement.

Important to know

  • This activity is implemented within Youth@Work Strategic Partnership (https://youthatworkpartnership.org/)
  • The working language will be (international) English. Your English does not have to be perfect, but you need to be able to follow presentations and have discussions in English.
  • The activity will take place in The Ranch (https://ranch.gr/en)
  • You will be by default accommodated in twin rooms (a great opportunity to get to know a colleague youth worker better).
  • A transfer bus will be scheduled from Athens to The Ranch and the way back. 21/10 & 26/10 are the travel days.
  • 22-25/10 are the working days (4 full working days). The draft programme will be uploaded here before the 20th of July.

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Training overview


This Seminar is

for 30 participants

from Eastern Partnership countries , Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries , Western Balkan countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers

Working language(s):



Youth and Lifelong Learning Foundation (Hellenic National Agency) (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Apostolos Alexiadis, TCA Officer


Phone: +302131314450

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

This project is financed by the participating National Agencies (NAs) of the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps Programme. The participation fee varies from country to country. Please contact your National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre (SALTO) to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Accommodation and food

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

Travel reimbursement

Please contact your NA or SALTO in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA or SALTO again to learn more about the overall procedure 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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