European Association “World-Our Home” organized the Erasmus + Youth Worker Mobility Project – Training course “Power of volunteering projects” from 16th – 22nd October 2023.
35 participants from 10 European countries participated in the project – Latvia, Croatia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Poland, Greece, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova. Project was financed by the Erasmus + programme.
The AIM of the training course “Power of Volunteering projects” was to improve and raise the quality of the implementation of volunteering projects with a focus on ESC and thus ensuring the higher-quality of the project activities for all actors in the project cycle (volunteer, host organization, supporting organization, mentor, supervisor) as well as for the other target groups – different institutions, local volunteers, local community, etc. With this project, we want to achieve understanding, transparency and successful implementation of all steps of the volunteering projects as well as to provide space and opportunity for networking and collaboration with partners in which organizations can help and support themselves during the realization of their current and future volunteering projects.
The aim was reached and participants got a lot of new ideas, new information about ESC and Erasmus+ projects, new partners, raised the capacity of NGOs, by providing youth workers with new skills and competencies in the field of youth work.
The project “Power of Volunteering projects” was the Erasmus + training course. During the project workshops the organizations discussed about different opportunities, challenges, develop their knowledge about volunteering projects, ESC programme.
During the project there was a visit to Eastern Latvian creative service center “Zeimuls”,and common orientation game with local Rezekne volunteers and youth council representatives “Find the democracy in the dark”.
Many thanks to all people who helped to realize this project, also Erasmus + programme and Agency for International Programs for Youth for funding. And also many thanks to our trainer Stanislavs Babins, who created the wonderful space for learning in non-formal, creative way.