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Youth Trainers Academy - Open Call for Participants (DL 10/09/2016)

Training Course

26 November - 5 December 2016 | Vilnius, Lithuania

Ever wanted to become a Trainer? his call the opportunity Keep on reading and let’s find out! The Youth Trainers Academy is a unique opportunity to develop yourself along like minded fellow trainers’ community from several organisations and backgrounds.
# Do forward to members within your NGO if you find it relevant # DL to apply 10th September 2016 23:00 CET # Dates: 26th November - 05th December 2016 # Place: Vilnius, Lithuania # Send motivation letter to: yta@zerogeneration.org === Who can apply? === Any young individual, involved in initiatives, projects, organisation for which transferring knowledge, experiences and best practices are key factors for individual and organisational development. For many, becoming a trainer is a call, a wish to give back and/or a path towards self development. You can have a look at some elements about what it takes to be a trainer, that will illustrate some of the elements expected from you. -> http://www.dummies.com/careers/career-planning/having-what-it-takes-to-be-a-trainer/ As you noticed, it requires a lot of dedication and next to the elements mentioned in the article above, we are expecting applicants who will demonstrate being: - positive - open-minded - flexible - hard worker - responsible - patient - supportive - team players At Zero Generation (http://www.zerogeneration.org/), we tend to believe that what one gives is almost as important as what they can get from our events. If you think and feel that this event can benefit you, then keep on reading because this call is to host 20 participants. === How to apply? === In order to apply to this event, we will ask from you: * A motivation letter stating why you are the right person to attend YTA 2016 (2 A4 pages maximum) * CV pointing out all the activities, initiatives, international projects you’ve been involved within and/or outside your organisation * Support letter from a Trainer, aka Angel, willing and ready to follow up on your development and support you for the next year (till December 2017) (*) (**). https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_Qe-rXTZ3H8alJOMEdwOHQ4ems/edit * To be ready to transfer 150 EUR as confirmation of your selection when that time will come. Be aware that only complete applications will be considered for selection. Do also take into consideration that, once selected, some preparation work will be expected from you before the event. === Selection criteria === * Self presentation * Experience in your organisation * Participated in at least 1 training event (3 working days minimum) * Diversity (organisation, gender, country, etc) * Be available to deliver training for the next *** 3 years *** NOTE: Next to the elements mentioned above, there is a part of subjectivity also from the trainers involved in the project. Whatever the result of the selection, we are ready and willing to provide some feedback to the applications; this might take some time though, depending on number of requests. === Application DL === All the requested materials for your application must reach the address yta@zerogeneration.org before 10th September 2016, 23:00 CET. We strongly advise you to start working on your application right away as collecting everything may take more time than you expect, especially choosing your future Angel. === Questions? === Still here… If you have questions about developing your application, further and for any questions, clarifications or just a chat about how it’s like to be a trainer, just talk to any trainer you know or find the people responsible for YTA 2016 online aka Milda Latakaite & Herve Tunga – (Zero Generation): herve@zerogeneration.org or milda@zerogeneration.org. The choice is yours to make… We highly recommend to you to take the needed time to read all the materials, ask questions or clarifications and start preparing your application. Will you go for the Trainers' pill? (*) To support the development of YTA graduates, we set up an Angel Program. You can click (https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_Qe-rXTZ3H8alJOMEdwOHQ4ems/edit) to find the Angels Guidelines. (**) If you don’t have a Trainer as Angel, let us know. We do have volunteers willing to take care of you.

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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Training Course is

for 20 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries , Other countries in the world , Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU

and recommended for

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

Working language(s):



Zero Generation (Youth NGO)


Contact for questions:

Milda Latakaite


Phone: +4792888393


The fee to be paid for the YTA 2016 will be: - 250 EUR for students; - 350 EUR for young professionals. It includes accommodation, catering, travel cost in Vilnius, training materials and other event related expenses. The catering will be provided throughout the event (3 meals per day). An additional mail will be sent to selected participants. Participants will be asked to cover own travelling expenses too.
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