Wondering which spot in the world is hosting new event for sharing knowledge, information and experience?Castela, Split, is our new destination for new Erasmus+ experiences. What happens there? What we are learning? “EVS as One more step toward Inclusion!” is the title of a project, which in the first mobility connects 30 youth workers/leaders, staff members, mentors, associates active in the volunteering field, coming from 9 European countries. During the 10 day training, supported by experienced trainers, the participants have the opportunity to tackle all issues connected with the EVS and other volunteering possibilities, on European level, with special focus on developing programs for supporting young people with fewer opportunities.
VCS has the role of co-organizer and co-facilitation of the planned activities together with the host organization Udruga Andjeli from Split Croatia.
What we want to achieve with this training course? To increase the knowledge of the Erasmus Plus Programme, especially EVS as tool for empowerment of young people, with special focus on inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities; to learn how to guide the process of acquiring EVS accreditation and to increase their capacities in developing accreditations and programs for supporting young people with fewer opportunities; to learn more about the EVs cycles and how to prepare application for volunteering
project within the Erasmus Plus Programme; to develop partnership on European level, which they can use in the volunteering projects in the future; to gain knowledge and develop skills and attitudes needed for supporting volunteers before, during and after the end of the volunteering service; to improve their skills in the field of teamwork, communication, critical thinking, and creativity, skills that are every vital and important in the everyday work with the volunteers.