Training Course for EVS Support People, France

Deadline: 28 February 2011
Open to:
youth leaders, Youth workers, Support people involved in EVS
Activity date: 25 – 29 May 2011
hosting costs will be covered

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).

For participants from

Bulgaria, Finland, France, Hungary, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania, Slovenia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey, SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, EASTERN EUROPE AND CAUCASUS, Switzerland

The overall aim 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:
To get a better understanding of the concept of EVS as “learning service” and related quality aspects in EVS
To improve the ability for co-operation and working in international partnership
To reflect on the roles, responsibilities and challenges within the EVS volunteer support system
To raise awareness of the learning dimension in EVS and provide tools for learning support
To support the recognition of non formal learning in EVS through the implementation of the Youthpass


Hosting costs will be covered. Please check with the National Agency of your country if travel costs can be reimbursed.


SOHO Info Pack for Participants (161.8 kB)

Official website

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