Trainings

 

P.E.A.C.E.
Promoting European Awareness to Contrast Extremism

Background of the project

“P.E.A.C.E. – Promoting European Awareness to Contrast Extremism”  is a 7 days training course from 11th to 19th November, that will take place in Morrano, Orvieto (TR), ITALY.

The project aims to to raise awareness, among youth workers and young people, on the wide-spread of different forms of populism in the nowadays societies using propaganda and rhetoric to incite racism and xenophobia and then consequently promote anti-racist approaches in Europe. 

The Training 

The training course will focus on the following topics:

  • to better discover what stand behind the definitions of: populisms, hate speech, racism and xenophobia and develop a common ground of knowledge about populism and racism;
  • to identify the different forms of populism in the nowadays society and the propaganda and rhetoric used in the different contexts;
  • to analyse the possible links among the propaganda/rhetoric and some of the current racist behaves/events taking place at European level;
  • to share good practices and pilot experiences to promote anti-racist approaches and actions in the involved countries;
  • to share the existing methods youth workers and organizations are using to raise awareness and to fight the racism wide-spread;
  • to develop tools and methods to raise awareness on the importance of understanding the phenomenon and consequently, to apply anti-racist approaches and behaves.

PLEASE read here all the detail information about the project.

Participants
  • Be 18 years old or older
  • be able to work in English language
  • youth workers and activists interested in sharing and developing new working methods to promote anti-racism actions.
  • be interested in the project topics and have strong motivation to act as multiplier
  • commit to implement the learned knowledge and skills in practice back home;
  • commit to send a report of the seminars to your sending organisation;
  • commit to actively participate from the beginning to the end of the project;
  • be motivated to work with people from different backgrounds
Financial conditions

There will be no participation fee and activities costs, insurance, food, and accommodation will be covered from the project budget, as well as travel costs in lines with rules and conditions of the Erasmus+ program.

Application

If you think this opportunity is for you, please fill the Application form below and send to our e-mail trainings@cvs-bg.org.

P.E.A.C.E._TC_Application Form

Deadline: 31th October 

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the project and your application, don’t hesitate to contact us at trainings@cvs-bg.org.

We are looking forward to receive your application!


Edumapping Project

Training on theatre of the oppressed and nonviolent communication tools

Background of the project

The project will be a 7 days training from 10th to 17th of November 2019 in Sri Lanka. 



Training on theatre of the oppressed and nonviolent communication tools
10-17 November 2019
(KANDY, Sri Lanka)

The Training 

The activity will be constituted by a greatest space for practicing theatre of the oppressed and its spin-off method, forum theatre, representing the moment to bring the change in the process of violence escalation.

Participants

  • be 18 years old or older
  • be able to work in English language
  • commit to actively participate
  • be interested in non-formal educaiton methods, theatre of the oppressed, forum theatre and non-violent communication
  • be ready to contribute to an international platform for methods sharing https://edumapping.org

Financial conditions

The participation fee is 150€

All the other activities costs, insurance, food, and accommodation will be covered from the project budget, as well as travel costs in lines with rules and conditions of the Erasmus+ program.

Application

If you think this opportunity is for you, please send your CV and short motivation to trainings@cvs-bg.org.

Deadline:  25th of October 2019

Contact

More information you can find in the infopack. If you have any questions regarding the project and your application, don’t hesitate to contact us at trainings@cvs-bg.org.

We are looking forward to receive your application!


Project Cafe – Inspiration and Caffeine  

9th – 15th December 2019 (Berlin, Germany)

Background of the project

Do you want to realize your own ideas? Have you been wanting to initiate your own project? You (and eventually your team) are ready to rock, but you just don’t know yet, how to get there and realize your idea(s)? Well, read this call carefully and – if interested -join us!

We are inviting you to create a network to connect with other volunteers, NGO staff or activists from all over Europe and with partners across branches. We want to create a platform to inspire each other and learn together to strengthen our project management capacities. 

The Training 

The training course will focus on the following topics:

  • to better discover what stand behind the definitions of: populisms, hate speech, racism and xenophobia and develop a common ground of knowledge about populism and racism;
  • to identify the different forms of populism in the nowadays society and the propaganda and rhetoric used in the different contexts;
  • to analyse the possible links among the propaganda/rhetoric and some of the current racist behaves/events taking place at European level;
  • to share good practices and pilot experiences to promote anti-racist approaches and actions in the involved countries;
  • to share the existing methods youth workers and organizations are using to raise awareness and to fight the racism wide-spread;
  • to develop tools and methods to raise awareness on the importance of understanding the phenomenon and consequently, to apply anti-racist approaches and behaves.

Please read here all the detail information.

Participants

• Be able to attend for the full duration of the Berlin seminar.

• Ideally be active and be able to influence decisions of their sending organisations and have experience in volunteering, and related topics, such as Climate Justice, Gender, Social Inclusion, Human Rights, Community Development…

• Be willing to commit yourself to spreading their new skills and competences to your sending branch in whatever capacity.

• Bring ideas for workshops, methods, tools, best practices and approaches to be shared if you some

• Be 18 years old or older.

• Be able to work in English language.

• Be motivated to work with people from different backgrounds.

Financial conditions

There will be no participation fee and activities costs, insurance, food, and accommodation will be covered from the project budget, as well as travel costs in lines with rules and conditions of the Erasmus+ program.

Application

If you think this opportunity is for you, please fill the Application form below and send to our e-mail trainings@cvs-bg.org.

Find here the application form.

Deadline: 22th October

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the project and your application, don’t hesitate to contact us at trainings@cvs-bg.org.

We are looking forward to receive your application!

 

 

 

“Climate Beyond Individual Action“

Training focus on climate change, 18th – 24th October 2019, Kagel (Elsensee), Germany

 
Background of the project

“Climate Beyond Individual Action”  is a 7 days seminar that will take place in the education center “Zebra Kagel”, around 35km of Berlin.

In this seminar, 33 participants of climate justice organisations and peace/volunteering organisations from 15 European countries will come together to learn from each other in how to organize youth, how to do activism for climate justice and how we can mobilize more young people into the climate justice movement.

The Training 

The training course will focus on the following topics:

  • Climate justice

• Active citizenship and resistance

• Organized action around climate justice within the volunteering and peace movement

• Ideas and inspiration for local campaigning, events and activities.

Participants
  • be 18 years old or older
  • be able to come to the seminar by train or bus if possible, due to the high impact of flying on climate change  
  • be active in sending organisation
  • be able to work in English language
  • be interested in the project topics and have strong motivation to act as multiplier
  • commit to implement the learned knowledge and skills in practice back home;
  • commit to send a report of the seminars to your sending organisation;
  • commit to actively participate from the beginning to the end of the project;
  • be motivated to work with people from different backgrounds

Please note that there will be opportunities to visit Berlin, but that this is not a “getting to know Berlin” project. On some days the seminar also foresees evening sessions.

Financial conditions

There will be no participation fee and activities costs, insurance, food (the food will be vegan and vegetarian, in line with the project’s objectives), and accommodation will be covered from the project budget, as well as travel costs in lines with rules and conditions of the Erasmus+ program.

Application

If you think this opportunity is for you, please fill the Application form below and send to our e-mail trainings@cvs-bg.org.

Application Form Climate Beyond Individual Action

Deadline: 29th September

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the project and your application, don’t hesitate to contact us at trainings@cvs-bg.org.

We are looking forward to receive your application!



“FREE LIKE A BIRD”

 
 
 
 
 
 
TRAINING FOCUSED ON CRITICAL GENDER AWARENESS 18-26 OCTOBER, 2019
BALESTRAND-CIDERHUSET, NORWAY

Background of the project

The main need that this project wants to answer to is the lack of gender critical awareness and sensitivity in youth work field and especially of the ones active and working in international, multicultural or global settings. This project will empower and enable youth workers with gender critical awareness, practical competencies and sensitivity which will be transferable towards vulnerable groups as well for changing the believes of young people having discriminatory thoughts and also in more sensitive and not easily detectable settings.

The Training 

The training course is strongly based on experiential learning (learning by doing) and non-formal education principles, with adequate time allocated for debriefing and reflection throughout the whole program as the process will be highly personal and aims at attitudinal changes, hence reflection is very important part of the process.

Participants

  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Be able to work in English language
  • Be youth workers, leader’s coordinators, facilitators and trainers
  • Be ready to be challenged beyond their mental comfort zone
  • Have a high multiplicative potential and motivation;
  • commit to implement the learned knowledge and skills in practice back home;
  • commit to actively participate

Financial conditions

There will be no participation fee and activities costs, insurance, food, and accommodation will be covered from the project budget, as well as travel costs in lines with rules and conditions of the Erasmus+ program.

Application

If you think this opportunity is for you, please fill the Application form below and send to our e-mail trainings@cvs-bg.org.

PLEASE read here all the information about this call.

Download Here_Application Free Like a Bird

Deadline: 30th August

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the project and your application, don’t hesitate to contact us at trainings@cvs-bg.org.

We are looking forward to receive your application!


International Training in Campaigning 

19 – 24 November 2019, Rome, Italy

Background of the project

This international training will bring together activists interested in the gender topics with a broader group of volunteers who want to improve their competences in campaigning. It will provide a platform to present the results of a research on gendered realities in SCI that was implemented throughout 2019 and to use the results as a basis for developing a broader campaign. This campaign should help young people understand why gender issues matters to all of us as well as contribute to the main goal of our Work plan: combating gender stereotypes and sexism and making SCI activities inclusive and safe for all.

The Training 

The main goal of the training is to equip volunteers with competences to organize and run campaigns.

In this Campaigning training, you will:

  • Enlarge your capacities in designing and organizing successful campaigns;
  • Get to know the results of the research on gendered realities in SCI and help develop a creative campaign;
  • Understand the importance of effective strategy, including clear targets, communication tools and digital/ social media outputs in formulating a campaign;
  • Be able to work on your own campaign or help shape the “campaign on gender”;
  • Get inspired to reflect on gendered realities in your countries, and encouraged to join the campaign.
Participants
  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Be resident in a Council of Europe Member State or partnering countries
  • Be involved in a local SCI branch or partner organization
  • Be able to communicate and work in English
  • Attend and participate for the whole training duration (there is no possibility to make exceptions)
Financial conditions

SCI will reimburse 80% of the participant travel expenses after submitting the original tickets within the set deadline. The maximum amount of reimbursement is 180€. 

Participation fee is 30€. Please contact us in case these financial conditions would prevent you in participating in this training course.

Application

If you would like to join this training, we welcome you to apply using the following link: https://forms.gle/99Z5BuyEdZAnCPPs5

PLEASE read here all the information about this training.

Deadline: 18th August

The results of the applications will be communicated after August 26th

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the project and your application, don’t hesitate to contact us at trainings@cvs-bg.org.

We are looking forward to receive your application!


 

Inclusive Solidarity: ESC as a tool for social inclusion for youth with fewer opportunities

Background of the project

The Inclusive Solidarity Seminar will be a 6 days seminar from 4th to 10th of October 2019 in Madrid. 

Starting in Fall 2018 youth organizations in Europe have been confronted with a programme change, from EVS to ESC. They are grateful for improvements and at the same time are discussing the changes and their implications. Organisations like SCI Madrid that have always pushed a focus on the involvement of young people with fewer opportunities would like to take this moment to bring together organisations working with the ESC program and hosting volunteers.

The Training 

The seminar will focus on the involvement of young people with fewer opportunities in the ESC programme:

  • Exchange of best practices
  • Sharing of challenges and coming up with solutions
  • Understanding the implications of the new program
  • Creating a network and new partnerships

The seminar will be carried out in accordance with the principles of non-formal education.

Participants

  • be 18 years old or older
  • be able to work in English language
  • work in a NGO or with people with fewer opportunities 
  • be interested in the training topics and have strong motivation to act as multiplier in the field of promoting peace work;
  • commit to implement the learned knowledge and skills in practice back home;
  • commit to actively participate

Financial conditions

There will be no participation fee and activities costs, insurance, food, and accommodation will be covered from the project budget, as well as travel costs in lines with rules and conditions of the Erasmus+ program.

Application

If you think this opportunity is for you, please fill the Application form below and send to our e-mail trainings@cvs-bg.org.

Deadline: 10th August

 

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the project and your application, don’t hesitate to contact us at trainings@cvs-bg.org.

We are looking forward to receive your application!


P.R.I.M.E. – Participatory Research on Impact Measurement and Evaluation (Training Course)

Holloko, Hungary

2nd to 7th of June

The objective of this training is to provide capacity to youth workers in order to assess the impact of their social inclusion projects. This will allow staff members and organizations to improve the quality of their initiatives and to better present their results to media, funders and to the public

The Training

Through a 5-day training course coordinated by experts on impact measurement, participants will gain skills to assess the impact of their social inclusion projects. More specifically, you will:

–  explore the intercultural dimensions of International Volunteering Service projects and of field research, as well as the notion of social inclusion;

–  acquire competences related to qualitative methodology of social research, such us collection of data through surveys, interviews, observation, and interpretation and evaluation of results;

–   gain know-how on how to conduct their research “on the field” and in their international voluntary projects;

–  learn how to present data, results and impact of their projects using media and publications.

The training course will use a non-formal education methodology, combined to group and individual work, practical exercises, debriefing sessions and evaluation.

Financial conditions

All essential costs of the program in Hungary (including food, travel costs, accommodation and training) will be covered through a project.

Max travel cost for Bulgaria is 275€.

Each participant will be requested to pay a 20€ participation fee.

Application

If you think this opportunity is for you, please fill the application below ithe application form and drop us a short message at trainings@cvs-bg.org.

More information can be also found here: Prime CALL for Participants

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the project and your application, don’t hesitate to contact us at trainings@cvs-bg.org.

We are looking forward to receive your application!

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“100 Voix – migration & screen printing” Seminar

9-16 October 2017 | Near Rennes, FranceCover pic

What’s the situation of migration in Europe? How can we use art and non-formal education to help young migrants, refugees and asylum seekers integrate in local communities? What’s the best way of exchanging such experience and cooperating on international level? The seminar “100 voix – migration & screen printing” in France aims to answer these and more questions. It will bring together for 8 days participants from Italy, Portugal, Estonia, Turkey and Bulgaria, who actively work with young refugees and asylum seekers and who will share their knowledge and experience in the international group.

Food and accommodation for the participants in the seminar are covered. Travel costs will be reimbursed up to 360 euro after participants provide the organisers with the original tickets. More information about the seminar as well as the application form you can find here: 100 voix infopack. The filled in application form should be sent to volunteers@cvs-bg.org no later than 1 September. The selection process will be until 10 September.

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Peace Messenger training in Berlin

(28.11 – 07.12.2014)

The seminar will bring together a group of 12-15 active volunteers from Germany and the Balkans, in order to exchange ideas and experiences on the main topic as well as to further educate, train & empower them with methods how to develop and implement self-conceived awareness-raising and educational workshops on peace issues.

Besides that, the training will also provide the opportunity to exchange views on current developments in Germany and the Balkans and also have some fun together.

Main topics: Peace, conflict resolution, human rights’ violations (stereotyping, prejudice, discrimination, sexism, homophobia, romaphobia, anti-Semitism, islamophobia, xenophobia etc.)…

Recruitment of participants

All participants selected for this project must meet the following criteria:

  • be 18 years old or older
  • be able to work in English language
  • be interested in the training topics and have strong motivation to act as multiplier in the field of promoting peace work;
  • preferably have nomination and support (and if possible have been prepared for the project) of the sending SCI branch or Partner organisation;
  • commit to implement the learned knowledge and skills in practice back home;
  • commit to report thoroughly the content of the project to other activists of sending organization;
  • commit to actively participate

Please note that there will be opportunities to visit the city, but that this is not a “getting to know Berlin’s night-life” project.

Financial and practical conditions of participation:

All essential costs of the program in Berlin (including food, accommodation and training) will be covered by SCI-D.

The volunteers cover their travel expenses. More information about the training, including the application form can be found Peace Messanger Berlin AF

Application should be sent to cvs.katerina@gmail.com and outgoing@sci-d.de as soon as possible.

Good luck!

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Training course :

Weaving volunteer world wide web (aka www.wvwww.vol)

The idea of the seminar is to deal with such issues as usage of internet tools to promote international volunteer and youth projects and activities, learning and awareness raising opportunities of internet on human rights and social inclusion issues, possibilities to get involved and develop international youth projects online as practical tool for intercultural learning and dialogue, support of local initiatives and active citizenship, and other.

For more information look at http://cvs-bg.org/uncategorized/wvwww/?lang=en&preview=true&preview_id=2835&preview_nonce=64676fb067

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