This is a reference for Monika Novosadova

Be a leader in an environmental organisation'

The training activity took place
in Bela u Jevicka, Czech Republic, Ecological Center Renata
organised by Youth and Environment Europe
5. - 12.10.2012

Aims & objectives

To train participant's leadership skills crucial for environmental organisations
To improve various skills (communication skills, conflict resolution skills, time management skills, human management skills)
To practice how to raise environmental awareness (motivation skills)
To support youth leaders from YEE network and their youth NGOs in self-development
To exchange leadership techniques and experience of leaders from various organisations from different countries (involving volunteers, motivating)
To strengthen the network and plan the strategy of supporting youth leaders (follow-up activities)
To raise the quality of international projects based on non-formal education

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

Target group: youth workers and youth leaders from YEE member organisations
Countries involved: CZ,DE, PT, RS, ARM, FYROM, ALB, LT, IT

Training methods used & main activities

Ice-breakers and energisers
Case studies
Discussions and group work exercises
Presentations done by trainers as well as participants

Outcomes of the activity

Revision of current leadership practices in participants┬┤organisations
Improvement of leadership competences in connection with working in environmental youth organisations
Publication: Booklet "How to be a leader in an environmental organisation"
Web site:

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Senior trainer
- co-responsible for creating of the concept of the TC
- running sessions and supporting other trainers in their work
- Contributing to the text of the booklet
- Supporting creation of materials for participants

I worked on this training for 6,5 days as a full time trainer.

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