Employouth: Youth Workers for Young People Empowerment

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Title: Employouth: Youth Workers for Young People Empowerment
Venue: Larnaca, Cyprus
Date: July 22 – 29, 2017
Participant’s profile: trainers, youth workers/youth leaders with experience in the organization and participants with knowledge regarding non formal education.
Should be aged between: 20 – 35
we’re looking for: 2 participants

Please, donate 15 000 HUF (Hungarian organization) in case of selection.
Deadline to submit your completed application is April 22nd, 2017
I’m your application form! :)
Only selected participants will be informed on April 23rd, 2017.

What’s the main goal?
The main aim of this project is to enable and build capacity of youth workers (group leaders, trainers, mentors, facilitators, officers etc.) of coaching and guiding young people’s career and boosting their resilience to facilitate their entrance in the labour market.

Why?

To support young people in their employability, especially due to the high unemployment rates but also due to different reasons (early school leavers, lack of resilience, lack of new skills
for new jobs etc).
To empower young people through the equipment of Youth Workers of coaching tools and let them act as
multipliers in their organisations and communities.

Methodology and methods
– Supportive coaching methodological approach.
workshops delivery based on the principles of non-formal education (e.g. experiential learning, theoretical
and practical knowledge shared, cooperative learning, shared responsibility, personal reflection
etc.).
– Activities such as: plenary discussions for sharing and exchange of views, thoughts, ideas, etc., multimedia
presentations, co-coaching,simulation exercises for skills development,
work in small groups and workshops for detailed exploration ofspecific issues.

Expected Impact
– Practical competences developed within the subject matters covered during the course and ways to tackle it;
– Greater confidence and better quality of interventions applied in a wide range of contexts related to getting young people into employment;
– Getting more young people into employment or training
– Changing young people’s perspectives regarding the job search.
– More resilience of the Youth Workers as they apply tools learnt to themselves and their own work contexts
– Developed better understanding and more holistic perspective on youth unemployment

Venue
The Training Course will take place in Larnaca town and it’ s 45 kilometers away from Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus

Accommodation
The accommodation and the activities of the training course will be held at Flamingo Beach Hotel just 5 mins from Larnaca Airport. Flamingo Beach Hotel is a modern 3-star hotel. The participants will stay in 4-beds room. Breakfast and both meals will be served at hotel restaurant. Free wi-fi is available in the lobby, conference room and bedrooms as well.

Financial conditions
Reimbursement of travel costs will only be done upon full attendance of the training course and presentation of the original tickets with boarding passes and all receipt/
invoices. Reimbursement will be done by bank transfer, in EURO, to the NGO bank account,
regardless of the currency indicated on your ticket and receipt or invoice. Please note if you buy your ticket in your local currency which might be different thanEUR, we will calculate your travel costs according to the exchange rates from official European Commission web-site for the month of ticket purchase.
The organisers will reimburse the travel costs up to 275 EUR, from Hungary to Larnaca or Paphos, Cyprus.

Participation Fees
Due to the increased prices for the summer period (food and accommodation) and since
costs are important to keep the quality of the structures which will host the activities letting
let participants live in a more comfortable accommodation and environment, organizers
decided to ask for a 30 euro participation fee from each participant.

Please, donate 15 000 HUF (Hungarian organization) in case of selection.
Deadline to submit your completed application is April 22nd, 2017
I’m your application form! :)
Only selected participants will be informed on April 23rd, 2017.