The training focuses on equipping 30 youth workers from at least 4 EU countries (Belgium, France, Romania and Bulgaria) as well as members from all Europe from the YMCA Europe and CCIVS networks with the skills and tools needed to better access and serve young people through digital youth work, especially marginalized young people.

30 youth workers from EU countries will benefit from a comprehensive digital youth work training course hosted in Bulgaria, developing both their topic related skills in an intercultural context, as well as having the opportunity to attend co-creation innovation labs to improve the Intellectual Outputs of the project.

We are looking for

  • youth workers, engaged in partner the organizations and their networks
  • social assistants
  • psychologists
  • volunteer coordinators
  • youth center managers
  • + who are interested in participating in full framework of activities
  • youth field and its challenges
  • standards in youth work
  • real cases from our partners’ experience
  • outreach youth work in pandemic and post pandemic context
  • work with disadvantaged youth
  • digital inclusion tools
  • digital safety
  • ensuring wellbeing for youth
  • fake news, deep fakes
  • evaluate the learning process and
  • the impact of digital youth work
  • overview on the situation in the pandemic and post pandemic period
  • follow up plan
  • co-creation innovation labs

Participants and procedures

  • YMCA Romania – 6 participants
  • YMCA Europe – 6 participants
  • Young Initiative – 6 participants
  • Nadejda-CRD – 6 participants
  • CCIVS – 6 participants

Selection criteria

  • interest and motivation for participation and development of activities using digital youth work
  • motivation to learn and improve
  • will to put what learned into practice
  • willingness to try another approach at a personal level
  • previous experience is recommended
  • aimed at including youth with fewer opportunities
  • must be able to use English as a working language.
  • age 18+

Dates and location

  • 31.08. 2022 – travel day
  • 01.09 – 07.09.2022 – training course activities
  • 08.09.2022 – travel day

Budget: all EU countries: 275 euro/ pax; BG: 180 euro/pax

Location: Bansko, Bulgaria

Participants should arrive at Sofia (SOF) airport by 16h on 31.08.2022 and all together be transfered with a bus to Bansko

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The AlwaysOn for Youth Project is co-funded by European Union through Erasmus Plus  Program.