Apel inchis: Leader Training “Lead for Reason”, 17-22 aprilie, Sicilia [DL: 22 martie]

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Asociatia InformaGiovani din Italia, cu sprijinul programului Tineret in Actiune al Comisiei Europene, organizeaza cursul de formare pentru lideri – “United for social inclusion”. Cursul se va derula in Alcamo, Italia, intre 17-23 aprilie 2013 si va reuni 15 lucratori si lideri de tineret din tarile programului Tineret in Actiune.

Data limita pentru inscriere este: 22 martie 2013

Association InformaGiovani with the support of the European Commission “Youth in Action programmes” organize Leader Training “United for social inclusion”. Leader training will take place in Alcamo, western part of Sicily, Italy from 17-23 April 2013.

Workcamps, international youth and volunteer projects play central role in activities of many NGOs, and most of them need a camp leader, or coordinator, or teamer, or group leader. Names could be many, functions may vary – still, the leader is one of the keys to success of the workcamp and of other international projects.
With the proposed training we aim to prepare leaders in international atmosphere, discuss different aspects of workcamps and international volunteer activities and their preparation, international cooperation among organizations, leadership, preventing and solving conflicts and other issues related to leading an international youth project.
Training have a special feature too: we’d like to address educational aspect of international youth and volunteer activities, how to enhance possibilities for mutual learning and exchange in international context of a workcamp or youth exchange or any other international or local volunteer project.
Training is organized by InformaGiovani and its national and international partners in the frame of EU programmes, namely Youth in Action.
Training is going to take place in Alcamo, western part of Sicily, Italy.
Working language of the training course will be English.

Training is targeted at activists of youth and voluntary service organizations, who will be leading international volunteer workcamps or youth exchanges during summer 2013, who already have experience of participating to a workcamp or youth exchange as a volunteer/participant.

The program will include the following topics:
– Types of international youth and volunteer projects – workcamps and youth exchanges
– Responsibilities of different sides involved in a workcamp
– Leadership and group-dynamics, decision-making in the group
– Intercultural communication and learning in a workcamp
– Practical arrangements
– Self-organization of the group, delegating responsibilities
– Contact and activities with local community in international workcamp
– Conflicts and emergency situations, how to prevent and solve
– Educational activities in international youth and volunteer projects, how to make them interesting and engaging. Sharing topics
and methods (human rights, social inclusion, environmental sustainability issues will be covered here as well)
– Practical volunteering activity involving also local youth.

How to participate
Applications should be compiled and submitted at the following link:

The application deadline is March 22th, 2013.
The candidates will be informed about the selection result till 26. Of march directly by Informagiovani.

For more information or questions – please contact