Youth Exchange: Care About (E)Urself, Italy

Posted on February 20th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing Open to: young people 18-30; coming from Italy, Romania, Cyprus, Turkey, Poland, Macedonia Venue: 2 – 10 May 2017; Colletorto – Italy

Description

The project is a youth exchange under the Erasmus+ programme, KA1 mobility of young people to be held in Colletorto (CB), Italy in May 2017 during the Europe day celebration. The main idea of the project is to reflect on the feeling of young people related to their belonging to European Union and its values and how this affects their self-development as active young citizens.

There will be 30 participants, young people 18-30 and group leaders with no age limitation coming from 6 European youth organization, from Italy, Romania, Cyprus, Turkey, Poland, Macedonia. During the project, participants... Read More »

Youth Work Role in the Prevention of Violent Extremism

Posted on February 13th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 February 2017 Open to: youth workers aged 18-30 from Council of Europe member states and partner neighbouring countries Cost: fee of 50 Euros, other costs covered by European Youth Foundation

Description

European training dedicated to sharing best practices in youth work as a method of prevention of violent radicalisation of youth.

This European training is dedicated to sharing best practices in youth work as a method of prevention of violent radicalisation of youth. This activity will consist of workshops, lectures, group work and the sharing of experiences and challenges. This activity will also include input from experts researching religious radicalisation and young extremist behavior. Participants will share best practice examples and engage with their own nations’ policies and responses to... Read More »

Youth Exchange – YES Culture

Posted on February 13th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 February 2017 Open to: young people from 18-30 years old Cost: accommodation and lodging (breakfast/lunch/dinner) will be 100% covered by the host organisation

Description

The Mountain District – XI Comunità Montana dei Castelli Romani e Prenestini, coordinating organisation of the Erasmus+ KA1 Project “YES Culture” and its partner organisations from Romania, Portugal and the UK, are opening the opportunity to 48 young people (18-30 years old) travelling from the four partner countries to take part in a Youth Exchange that will be held in the Italian town of Zagarolo, just about fifteen miles east of Rome.

Eligibility Young people from 18-30 years old; Commitment to the training for maximum two days; Have command over the working Language; Experience in one or some of the topics covered by this... Read More »

EVS: True Stories Behind the Scenes – Part 4

Posted on February 10th, 2017 in Articles, My StoryRespond to this post »

This is the final part of the short series of true EVS stories. The idea behind this series was for young people to understand what EVS actually is, and to hear that there is information that is actually hidden behind the official statistics.

«2.4. Practical arrangements

The Receiving Organisation must take care of the practical arrangements in order to support and guide the volunteer from the moment of his/her arrival in the host country. The volunteer is entitled to free board and lodging. Her/his accommodation must remain available for her/him throughout the entire service period, including holidays. The Receiving/Coordinating Organisation must ensure that the volunteer can live in safe and clean accommodation and can eat... Read More »

Fire Safety Engineering Erasmus+ Scholarship

Posted on January 26th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2917 Open to: EU and non-EU students with a Bachelor’s degree in civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, chemical, industrial engineering, material sciences, chemistry, physics, applied physics, architecture, urbanism and spatial planning or a related discipline Scholarship: total amount of the scholarship is around 49,000 EUR

Description

The IMFSE programme is jointly offered by three Full Partner Universities: Ghent University (Belgium), Lund University (Sweden) and the University of Edinburgh (UK). The IMFSE programme consists of 4 semesters of 30 ECTS-credits each, i.e. 2 years and 120 ECTS-credits in total. The mobility structure, with the possible change in study location after each semester, gives students the opportunity to gain from the strengths and expertise of more than three universities in the field of... Read More »

EVS: True Stories Behind the Scenes – Part 3

Posted on January 23rd, 2017 in Articles, My StoryRespond to this post »

We continue our series of true stories about EVS life. Taking Erasmus+ Programme EVS Info Kit «What to expect from EVS» as an official guide into volunteers life and the examples of real experiences, we compare how it should be and how it might happen. Read carefully, maybe one day it can save your life as a future EVS volunteer:)

«2.2. Financial and administrative rules

The volunteer can request and must receive help from the organizations in obtaining a visa if so required by the legislation of the host country. If asked to do so in due time, the National/Executive Agency or SALTO can also issue letters supporting the volunteer’s visa application».

M: I... Read More »

EVS in Environmental Education

Posted on January 19th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 January 2017 Open to: candidates aged 18-30 with motivation to work with children and live in the rural environment Venue: May – October 2017, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Description

Ostello dei Balocchi is looking for two volunteers. The two volunteers will be involved in environmental education activities within the hosting organization:

Assist in the creation of eco-sustainable touristic path for visitors, with the goal of widening the offer for foreign visitors; Assist in the preparation and implementation of didactic workshops for primary school students; Design and implement didactic workshops proposed by themselves; Provide assistance during excursions with donkeys, trekking and summer camps; Provide assistance to the staff for daily activities: welcoming of the guests, in particular foreign ones, cleaning of the hostel and of the... Read More »

EVS: True Stories Behind the Scenes – Part 2

Posted on January 4th, 2017 in Articles, My StoryRespond to this post »

This is a continuation of the short series of true EVS stories. The idea behind this series is for young people to understand what EVS actually is, and to hear that there is information that is actually hidden behind the official statistics.

Story 2 «I woke up dizzy and without memory of what actually happened…»

«2.7. Risk and conflict management.

The volunteer must not act in any way that could put others or her/himself at risk of being injured. If a conflict situation arises, the volunteer may ask her/his mentor to facilitate communication between the volunteer and the local environment or Receiving Organization.

The mentor should be able to provide an independent... Read More »

Short term EVS in Zagreb

Posted on January 2nd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 January 2017 Open to: applicants from Italy, Macedonia, Estonia, Lithuania or Latvia Costs: pocket money 90 EUR, food money 150 EUR, travel expanses reimbursed, accommodation provided

Description

This project will take place in Zagreb, Croatia, and it will consist of 2 short-term EVS activities that will last one month each. The volunteer can choose and participate only in one of the activities. The first short term EVS, “Syncro EVS Reloading”, will happen from 1st April 2017 to 30st April 2017 and will gather 10 volunteers from Italy, Macedonia, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. This first project is focused on the promotion of ERASMUS+ opportunities and non-formal education.

The second activity,”Syncro EVS reloading 2.0” will be from 2nd May 2017 to... Read More »

EVS: True Stories Behind the Scenes – Part 1

Posted on December 26th, 2016 in Articles, My StoryRespond to this post »

Voluntary activities play an important role in Europe. The best-known Programme helping young people to volunteer abroad is the European Voluntary Service (EVS), which is a part of the European Union’s Erasmus+ Programme (2014-2020). Started as a pilot action in 1996, EVS celebrates 20 years in 2016. Just imagine, close to 100,000 young people have taken part in international volunteering through EVS! To make this experience possible for everyone, Programme covers volunteer’s travel and living costs, pocket money, insurance and a discount card. And there is only one requirement: you must be between 17 and 30 years of age. No school grades, university degree or minimum TOEFL scores. You don’t even have to speak the host country’s language.

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