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Boomerang – inclusion through volunteering

The training activity took place
in Konstancin-Jeziorna / Poland
organised by the Polish Agency of the Erasmus+: YOUTH Programme
06 - 11/12/2015

Aims & objectives

To raise awareness about volunteering as a toll for inclusion
To give methodology to work with disadvantaged youth on volunteering
To create common projects with disadvantaged youth on volunteering

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

The participants were from the following countries: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Spain, Turkey. They represented various institutions, like: schools, youth centers, NGOs, public and local administration.

Training methods used & main activities

games
role plays
interactive presentations
reflection
working groups
plenary discussion
open space

Outcomes of the activity

The participants could reflect on their target groups and adapted volunteering in their everyday work. New methods, how to work with disadvantaged youth through volunteering were introduced and trained by the participants. Several groups to develop common projects were set up.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I was the full-time trainer

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

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