The project Erasmus+ "European Union Volunteer for Inclusion", initiated by the Dominou Association Craiova, Romania brings together 28 youth workers working with the disadvantaged young people (from Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Portugal, Bulgaria, Romania, Nederlands, Croatia, France, Denmark, Estonia), who will participate for 7 days in Craiova, between 10-16.07.2019, in various activities aimed at facilitating cooperation and partnership.
Dominou Association, ROMANIA
Udruga Hyla, CROATIA
International Labour Association, NETHERLANDS
YINFO - Genclik Bilgi Merkezi Dernegi, TURKEY
Bokra Sawa, FRANCE
Danish Youth Team, DENMARK
La Vibria Intercultural, SPAIN
MITTETULUNDUSUHING VITATIIM, ESTONIA
Mladejki centar za razvitie-Vzaimopomosht, BULGARIA
Asociatia Nationala de Dezvoltare Continua a Tineretului din Romania, ROMANIA
SOCIAL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CIVIL NONPROFIT SOCIETY, GREECE
ASSOCIACAO JUVENIL DA LINHA DE CASCAIS ROTA JOVEM, PORTUGAL
Asociatia Comunitati Pentru Tineret, ROMANIA
Associazione Vagamondo, Roletto (TO), ITALY
Who are we?
The Dominou Association from Romania, Craiova ( non-governmental and not for profit) has been founded in 2004 and has 6 board members and 147 active members (teachers, trainers, volunteers, pedagogical advisers, young students). Our goals include supporting formal, non-formal and informal education of children, youth and adult people in order to acquire the necessary skills and personal development skills for future employment and active citizenship, including promoting of human rights, cultural diversity, equal opportunities and non-discrimination. It organizes accredited courses (by the National Council of Adult Development Training) in 32 fields.
In the Youth department, our activities involves promoting volunteering as a personal and professional development activity, sports and recreation games, youth exchanges, debates about non-discrimination, seminars, diversity promotion, workshops, exhibitions, etc. on topics of general and European Community interest, establishing and maintaining ties of friendship and mobilization between youth for knowledge purposes and encouragement for their initiatives; activities in support of cultural diversity, development of activities that promote equality between women and men, respect for religion, to support disadvantaged children and youth (coming from orphanages, school dropouts, delinquent, disabled, Roma, poor socioeconomic status, unemployed, etc.,), activities that promote healthy lifestyles among young people, offering healthy alternatives for negative behaviours spread in our society.
What is European Union Volunteer for Inclusion?
The seminar will aim to facilitate international contacts and projects between partner associations. It will also aim to familiarize participants with the changes that occur during this period (ESC) and will detail all the tools and phases of such a project.
Number of participants: 2 participants per association(Youth workers)
O1. Establishing a network of 14 accredited EVS organizations with the help of youth workers who will coordinate local activities with disadvantaged young people
O2. Developing with the youth workers 5 Erasmus + project plans, projects involving disadvantaged young people from local partner communities until the end of the project
O3. Equipping the 28 youth workers with key competences and specific competences (coordination of the volunteer team, mediation, volunteer training, etc.) needed to develop a successful international volunteer project.
-Toolkit describing the steps to activate organizations in international volunteering, a guide that will be posted on the blog, salto.
-Implementation of evs projects (follow up)
- Design a blog that shows the partner organizations the toolkit, videos about the disadvantaged young people they work with, links to the YouTube channel, disseminations, aspects captured during the seminar
- 14 videos illustrating the needs analysis of disadvantaged young people in each country, will be posted on the blog.
-In the "Project Ideas" activity, new projects will be drawn up to support young disadvantaged youth projects at the 2019 deadline.
- creating a network of organizations that are looking to implement volunteer projects for disadvantaged young people.
Have a look on: http://www.romaniatourism.com/maps/romania/romania_detail_map.html
How to reach Craiova: The training course will take place in Craiova (South part of Romania). There is an airport in Craiova, but with few flights. Most of the flights will likely go to Bucharest, and from there you can take a transport to Craiova. This transfer should cost between 15 to 20 Euros per person, one way. There is a direct bus from the airport to Craiova, as well as the option to go to the train station and take a train from there. We will assist with transfer information, as soon as we know your arrival dates and times. You should book your flights for Bucharest or Craiova; Craiova is 250 km far from Bucharest.
Our currency is the Romanian Leu (RON): 1 Euro = 4.70 RON
Romania is member of the EU since 1st of January 2007;
The necessary documents for reimbursement of travel (Reimbursements will be done after Dominou receives all coming-return original tickets by postal address, money will be sent to your sending NGO's account)
1. Tickets (bus, metro, train, boarding passes, flight tickets);
2. Invoice – where the price is, your name(if the case), time;
3. Provement of payment (bank excerpt, credit card online payment-emails, paper bill)
(Without any of these, we cannot reimburse your money for travel; NO TAXI –except for night hours is the case)
Down here you can find the travel budget / country / person. Please fit in and let us know if we can support you in choosing best way of traveling.
Travel budget :
Spain 360 EUR/participant
Greece 275 EUR/participant
Turkey 275 EUR/participant
Portugal 360 EUR/participant
Bulgaria 180 EUR/participant
Netherlands 275 EUR/participant
Croatia 275 EUR/participant
France 275 EUR/participant
Denmark 275 EUR/participant
Estonia 275 EUR/participant
Italy 275 EUR/participant
(soon these costs will be confirmed by our National Agency and we’ll send you more details)
Travel insurance: pls follow the link to make your own travel insurance: http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=559
Accommodation will be in rooms of 2
WHAT TO prepare before the seminar starts:
Please prepare a video(maximum 3 minutes) "How do you involve disadvantages young people (video)" The youth workers from each organization will prepare a video about the situation of disadvantaged youth from their community/country. (in the day two we are going to discuss about all the 14 videos of the partner organizations). Objective: -Awareness of to the problems of disadvantaged groups; Results: overview of disadvantaged youth groups in Europe
We kindly ask you to bring: Clear information (in English, if possible) about the main activities of your organization, so that you can present it at the "Organisation fashion parade" during the training course. Map, posters, postcards about your country/region/town to be displayed during the contact seminar. Please bring your national flag. Some gastronomic specialties (food and/or drinks) for the International Evening. Please do not bring too much and note, that it may not be possible to cook or heat food at the training centre!
For more details :
Ana Serban - 0040771739144; email:firstname.lastname@example.org; facebook:https://www.facebook.com/anagabriela.serban
Silvia Patru - 0040754764931 email:email@example.com facebook:https://www.facebook.com/silvia.patru.3
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