The course will take place from 16 until 22 September 2012 in Crimea, Ukraine

Project aims:

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.

The training is aimed at:

for active volunteers and staff of youth and voluntary service organizations, Service Civil International branches and partners, NGOs interested in the topics of the training and willing to contribute to improving image of voluntary organizations and ways to promote international volunteer projects. Working language of the training is English.

blocks will be addressed during the project:

  •  social networks as facebook, google +, vkontakte and other. How can they be used for awareness raising on human rights, or social inclusion, climate change issues, intercultural learning and other (more than creating groups for training and sharing photos afterwards)
  • online project management tools. Sharing examples and best practices, how to develop and implement an international project on human rights, combating racism or social inclusion issues; working as international team of volunteers from different countries (online todo lists: planning and implementing together, sharing docs, communication and monitoring, presenting materials and disseminating results and materials. How online tools can make projects more participative for youth, and become a practical tool of experiencing and working in intercultural and international team?
  •   online face of youth and volunteer NGO – web-site (or blog, or facebook profile?). Nice makeup and hairdo: how to make interesting and appealing web-site, with awareness raising component on active citizenship, human rights, social inclusion or other issues relevant for youth or volunteer NGO, how to make a web-site to efficient tool in online awareness raising strategy on national and international level

Financial conditions:

All costs concerning meals and accommodation as well as the program and materials will be fully covered for the whole duration of the training

Travel costs will be reimbursed 70%, given that participants used cheapest way of travel as well as consider environmental impact of the trip.

The participation fee for CIS and SEE participants is 30 Euros


If you are interested in this training course, contact us at You can find the application form attached here


Application deadline is August the 1st. However applications will be  considered in the order of submission.

 Posted by Vera at 18:36 Volunteer activities

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