Apply for Seminar “Active youth – development of potential”

We are looking for Polish participants for a seminar “Active youth – development of potential” that will take place from 1st until 7th of July 2015 in Maddaloni (CE), Italy. The project will involve 28 youth workers who coming from Latvia, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Romania, and Italy.

Within the broad spectrum of lifelong learning youth work has played a vital part.
Its benefits to young people and closeness to their concerns mean that it is a profession often with insufficient public profile. Youth workers have play a central role in assisting the development of participative and democratic models for young people. Their work seeks to promote young people’s personal and social development and enable them to have a voice, influence and place in their communities and society as a whole.

In today’s Europe, youth work is guided and governed by the principles of participation and empowerment, by the values of human rights and democracy and by anti-discrimination and tolerance. It is framed by a range of policies and research knowledge. Youth work is delivered both by volunteers as well as paid workers. Youth work’ is defined in the Council Resolution on a renewed framework for European co-operation in the youth field (2010-2018) as: a broad term covering a large scope of activities of a social, cultural, educational or political nature both by, with and for young people. Exchange between youth workers and young people from different cultures, backgrounds and youth work experiences is important for quality development, for learning and support, for knowledge transfer and for extending opportunities to develop and implement youth work at local and international level.

The overall aim of the seminar is to provide space for youth workers as professional and voluntary based from European Union countries to share their realities, challenges and good practices as youth workers and define who can make youth work.

Travel costs:

Hosting organisation will reimburse your travel expenses at 100% of the overall cost up to 275 euro.

! Note: Please note if you bought your ticket in your local currency which might be different than Euro, they will calculate your travel costs according to the exchange rates from official European Commission website.

!!!! Note: Please make sure you have return tickets for all stages of your travel (return plane tickets,return bus tickets, etc.). Reimbursement will be given only on the basis of an existing ticket. No advance reimbursement for future tickets will be given.

!!!!! Note: If you plan to travel outside the official project dates you need an approval first.
Health insurance will not be provided or reimbursed by the organisers. All participants are required to purchase health insurance individually.

Accommodation and food are 100% covered during the project dates.

How to apply?

If you want to apply for this project, please complete the Application Form attached below  and send it back to , not later than 10th of May 2015.

Successful applicants will receive the results on 11th of May 2015, general INFOPACK from the organisers with relevant information, travel details and more.



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*applications out of the rule will not be taken into consideration



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