Milestone no 28:Volunteering

"Milestone no28: Volunteering" a youth exchange aiming at developing the volunteering spirit among youth.

"Milestone no28: Volunteering" is a youth exchange that will take place in Nicosia district in Cyprus on August 2017. 36 participants will be involved from 6 EU countries : Slovenia, Spain, Czech Republic, Portugal, Poland and Cyprus

The main aim of the project is to inspire volunteering spirit among youth and to guide 36 young people on designing and implementing a local voluntary project.

- promote volunteering as a new way of living, a new way of thinking
-increase the knowledge on volunteering projects , management and implementation
-share knowledge and experience from each other regarding Evs
-inspire more participants to participate in an EVS
- increase creativity and contribute to personal development of participants
- Provide theoretical and practical knowledge of "Volunteering"
- Communication in foreign languages: During the cultural evenings and throughout the exchange participants will be exposed to and encouraged to learn at least some basics of each other's language.
- Increase understanding of intergeneration: Young people will be actively involved with older people in some activities of this project
- Establish European friendships and network among participants
- Improve cross cultural understanding and European citizenship
- Inclusion of people with fewer opportunities: this is a practical workshop with no previous experience or skills required. It is thus welcoming people with fewer opportunities.
-enhance sense of initiative

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Project overview

Milestone no 28:Volunteering is a project by
PlanBe, Plan it Be it
taking place
from 2017-08-30 till 2017-09-08
This project relates to:
Youth Exchanges
and is focusing on:
  • Coach for Youth Initiative
  • Integration
  • Non-formal learning
  • Unemployment/employability
  • Volunteering
This project can include young people with fewer opportunities like
  • Social obstacles
  • Economic obstacles
  • Cultural differences
  • Geographical obstacles
Background and Needs: Young people participating in this project should have strong interest in volunteering. They should further be interested in society problems and to have volunteering spirit. We particularly welcome participants that could benefit the most from it such as young people currently are searching for an EVS or want to create a volunteering project, or to get involved with volunteering actions , and or seeking employment. Through this project we further provide a platform for young people to collaborate at European level for both employment and Erasmus+ opportunities. Age: Youth exchange:Participants will be aged between 18-30 with the majority between 18-26 years old. The group leader of each team will not have any age limit.

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