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Youth Work, You(th) Lead Training Course

Training Course

3-11 April 2020 | near Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

The training course will be implemented from 3rd - 11th April 2020 (incl. travel days), in Bulgaria. Looking for youth leaders interested in participating in full framework of activities including designing, implementing and evaluating youth activities

YOUTH WORK - YOU(TH) LEAD aims to address two major aspects of the NEETs phenomenon, mainly to increase the quality and number of actions in youth work addressing NEET youth and professionalisation of youth workers in order to increase the competencies of youth workers and to deliver learning in an appropriate manner for NEET young people and other socially-at-risk young people.

Project objectives are: 

= To increase the impact and professionalisation of Youth leaders in their work with young people in local communities

= To develop the competencies of 27 Youth leaders to prepare, design and deliver activities aiming at NEET young people and their personal development, career development opportunities, social and communication conflicts

= To develop a group /network of 46 local young people actively involved in the community life and ready to take the role of leaders to identify, involve and motivate NEET youth

= To develop a framework for youth NGOs to work together and develop new projects aiming at NEET youth around Europe using NF learning methods and instruments

We are looking for: 

Youth leaders (especially), Youth workers, Social assistants, Psychologists, Volunteer coordinators, etc. who are interested in participating in full framework of activities including designing, implementing and evaluating youth activities

You are the right person if: 

= 18+ and are resident in the country of one of the sending organisations

= Ready to participate in all stages of the project (Training course in April 2020, Youth exchange in July 2020 and Local Activities)

= Fluent in English as a working language, willing and committed to work about 8 hours per day

= Are  involved in youth work at a local / national level or with great motivation for involvement

= Are able to replicate the methods and activities learned at the training course in your organisations

Participants are chosen by the project team according to the following criteria:

= interest and motivation in the training course topic and results

= opportunities for personal and professional development offered by the activities resulting from the application form,

= capacity and interest in multiplying the project’s results and methodology,

= gender balance

= age 18+,

= must be able to use English as a working language.

Please apply by filling an online application form



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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Training Course is

for 27 participants

from Bulgaria, Estonia, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Volunteering mentors, Youth coaches, Psychologists, Mentors, Socia assistants

Working language(s):



Sdrujenie Nadejda-CRD, Bulgaria (Others)


  • Curba de Cultura, Romania (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

Dilyana Vuchkova


Phone: +359 894 62 11 23


Participation fee

Participation is free of charge.

Accommodation and food

Costs are covered by project budget.

Travel reimbursement

Romania – 180 EUR/ pax

Slovenia – 275 EUR/ pax

Italy – 275 EUR/ pax

Spain – 360 EUR/ pax

Portugal – 360 EUR/ pax

Latvia – 275 EUR/ pax

Estonia – 275 EUR/ pax

Slovakia – 275 EUR/ pax

Bulgaria – 180 EUR/ pax

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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