European Training Course for EVS Support People
|Activity organised by||SALTO
|Summary||International training for those who are directly involved in the support system around the volunteer (mentors and task-related support persons) on the hosting, sending and coordinating side in the European Voluntary Service (EVS) – Action 2|
|Activity date||2011-12-14 – 2011-12-18|
|Activity type||Training course|
|Target group||Youth leaders, Youth workers
Support people involved in EVS
|For participants from||Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, France, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic, Sweden, Iceland, Switzerland, Turkey, SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, EASTERN EUROPE AND CAUCASUS|
|Venue place, venue country||France|
|Details||The training course is designed for those who are directly involved in the support system around the EVS volunteer (mentors and task-related support persons) on the hosting, sending and coordinating side. The participants from Sending and Hosting organisations should already have some experience in EVS (minimum of being in the process of sending or hosting a volunteer, better having been already sending or receiving the first volunteer).
The overall aim of the SOHO TC is: To increase the quality of EVS activities through development of competencies (knowledge, skills and attitudes) of key actors involved in the support system around EVS volunteer. The specific objectives of the course are:
The programme of the SOHO TC is built around six quality aspects relevant to the support people around EVS volunteer. During the course participants will deepen their understanding and increase their competences in realation to the identified quality aspects (reflected practice – selection and inclusion – international partnership – support system – learning in EVS – recognition of learning through Youthpass) thanks to variety of training methods like simulation exercises, case studies, self-reflection tools, conceptual inputs and working groups.
The network of National Agencies for „Youth in Action“ organises a series of SOHOs each year. You’ll find an overview on all the upcoming SOHOs at http://www.salto-youth.net/SOHO/ .
|Costs||Hosting costs will be covered. Please check with the National Agency of your country if travel costs can be reimbursed.|
|Organizer||The network of National Agencies and SALTO|