Volunteering in learning organizations and communities

The project, ,,Volunteering in learning Organizations and Communities" is  implemented within Youth in Action Programme, Action 2 - European Voluntary Service.

The project will be implemented in partnership with The European Federation of Mentoring for Girls and Young Women (Austria), Amals Kommun / Europa Direkt Fyrbodal (Sweden) si Gaziantep Training and Youth Association (Turkey).  

A total number of four volunteers will be involved out of which two with fewer opportunities. The EVS stages will take place in  Turkey, Austria and Sweden for a period of four months (1 st of august – 31 november 2012).

 The main themes of project are the Urban / Rural development and media and communications / Youth information.

Intercultural learning, non formal education and learning by doing approaches will ensure an intercultural dimension to the project and the self development of the volunteers. The activities to be implemented from the 4 EVS volunteers will help in achieving the goal and the objective set for this project.
The project  objectives are:
• To create new learning opportunities for the young volunteers, especially for those with fewer opportunities;
• Promoting the idea of ​​volunteering for the local community;
• Acquireing new knowledge and experiences and methods (sharing best practices as well) in the field of the Yourth programs management   in Europe, learning approaches youth participation and local community development;
• Learning the  volunteers management, planning and implementation of youngsters initiatives addressing different  community issues.

Working in and for the local communities in the partener countries, the volunteers will learn new skills and competencies such as intercultural communication, organizational management and organizational culture, project management and planning, supervising , advising and guiding the even younger volunteers in the partner organizations, solidarity and tolerance among youngsters, understanding the local context (economic, social, people needs with focus on youth, creativity and entrepreneurship).

More information from hello@womentor.eu 

Volunteer Profile

Name : Alina Vlasa
25 years old, from Romania

Studied: Economic Sciences 

Interests:  ride bicycles, reading outdoors, traveling , Project Management

Wants to do: Work in the NGO field ,

Bring a positive impact on society