TDM2000 POLSKA invites you to take part on the Youth Exchange
YES!, How to become Young Entrepreneurs for Social Innovation
which is organised by our partner organisation – GoEurope
and will take place on 1st -9th September 2015 in Rocafort (Valencia), Spain.
What should you know before applying?
What? YES! How to become Young Entrepreneurs for Social Innovation is a 8-days youth exchange targeting unemployed young people between 18-30
years old who might be interested in social entrepreneurship and digital tools.
Who? It will involve 42 participants from 8 countries of the European Union: Italy, Greece, Croatia,Slovenia, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Poland and Spain. Each of the national teams will be composed by 4 young people (aged 18-30) and 1 youth leader (no age limitation).
Where and When? It will be implemented in Rocafort (Valencia), Spain from 1st (Tuesday) to 9th(Wednesday) of September 2015.
Why? It aims to give inspiration, tools and new methodologies to young people, by providing ideas on how to make an impact on society through social entrepreneurship and exploiting the opportunities offered by on-line and digital tools.
Participants will learn about social entrepreneurship and its value, and will acquire new skills through an innovative methodology combining non-formal activities and practical training using virtual tools. The youth exchange will also allow young people to socialize with other young Europeans and understand other contexts.
Through the exchange of good practices and case studies, while interacting with local social entrepreneurs, the participants will learn the benefits of social entrepreneurship for the society and innovation and they will come up together through various steps to reach an innovative solution for a specific social problem in the local context through a common social entrepreneurship project, including the draft of a business plan, the exchange of ideas and sharing, a virtual lab training on on-line and digital tools, while interaction with the local community and some social entrepreneurs in Valencia that will act as “mentors” for the young people involved in the project.
- Accommodation, living and other project / exchange related expenses: 100% funded by
the Erasmus+ programme.
Travel (flights, other means of transport) expenses are compensated (up to 100%), based
on the distance from your location of residence to the location of the project. These distances
must be calculated using the distance calculator supported by the European Commission.
- Please, note that it is your responsibility to take care of your own health and travel insurance.
Since we are in the EU, you should bring your European Sanitary Card.
If you still haven’t, please contact with your national Health Insurance point:
The travel expenses (from your home town till the venue of the course) are reimbursed on presentation of the relevant receipts up to the 170 euro.
Note that, only participants attending the entire training course can be reimbursed.
There is NO participation fee for this training course!
Accommodation and venue:
Venue: Casal d’esplai de Rocafort (Recreational house of Rocafort).
Rocafort is a municipality situated 10 kms at north of Valencia city, in an area called “Horta
Recreational house in Rocafort has availability for 48 people. Rooms: 6 beds (separated, male
Bring bath towels ( as they are not provided). Bed linen will be provided.
Do you want to apply for this Youth Exchange?
If you are interested in participating in the project, then please fill in the APPLICATION FORM and send it back to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 25th of June 2015.
If you have any questions, doubts or you want to know more, do not hesitate to contact us on the same mail.