VOLS: Promoting voluntarism in EU and Western Balkans
The international training ‘’Volunteer Management in Europe’s Youth sector’’ is the main activity of the project VOLS EU - Volunteer Management in Europe’s Youth sector. The training taking place in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina from March 27th – April 3rd and is organised by the Local Democracy Agency Mostar, which is the project’s lead partner. Young representatives from 12 partner organizations from EU and Western Balkans are participating in the workshops and lectures.
The Training focuses on two key topics: volunteer management and the process of managing volunteer competences. Its consisted of several workshops using various creative techniques and methods such as working in smaller groups, expressing our thoughts with drawings, researching and presenting to the group and many more.
The aim of the project is to promote volunteer work among young people and youth organizations, Erasmus + as a stimulus for volunteering, to empower youth workers in their efforts to encourage active (social / civic) participation of young people in promoting European values of volunteer work and improve volunteer management in partner organizations.
The trainees will have the opportunity to learn all about volunteering realities in Europe. They will learn to articulate competencies acquired through volunteering, be able to plan the learning process before local volunteering activities, learn how to facilitate and evaluate learning and acquired competences during volunteering.
The international training ‘’Volunteer Management in Europe’s Youth sector’’ is funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union within the project VOLS EU - Volunteer Management in Europe’s Youth sector.