Noored Ühiskonna Heaks (NYH) is promoting a call for participants for a Youth Exchange called “Active Citizens Can Change Our Community” which will take place from 26th April until 8th May 2018 in Milcoveni, Romania.
The activities of this exchange will be based on practice and will use non-fomal education methods, with a main focus on learning by doing.
During the 11 days we will have sessions about volunteering, civic involvement, we will organize an cleaning activity in Berliste together with the volunteers from the village, we will organize a debate with the public authorities from Berliste, we will discover the traditions from the five countries, we will cook, we will learn more about the five countries involved in this project and we will involve the youngsters and the adults from the village in our activities. The project aims to develop entrepreneurship among rural young people.
The objectives of the project:
- Increase the motivation of young people from Romania, Macedonia, Greece, Estonia and Turkey to engage in civic and volunteer activities;
- Increase knowledge of young people about non-formal working methods that can be used to promote engagement and volunteering;
- Increase the awareness of young people about how we can influence local decisions and their role in developing communities where they come from;
- Increase knowledge of young people about customs, food, traditions and local stories from the five countries involved in the project;
- Develop the spirit of initiative of young people involved in this project;
- Increase the knowledge of participants about telling stories and activating the community with their help;
- Promoting volunteering in a local community in each partner country within the project;
This event will bring together 60 participants from Estonia, Turkey, Romania, Greece and Macedonia. The event will be held in English. There are 12 vacancies available and participants should be 16 until 25 years old.
The Erasmus + Programme will cover 100% of the accommodation, food and activities and will reimburse 100% of the travel costs for the participants – up to 275 euros. There will be a participation fee of 40 Eur. per participant.
All the interested people should fill the application form below.
Application deadline: 27th February 2018
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