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Training courses

Momentum World projects:

Free EuroPeers Training for Young People

EuroPeers UK is a network of young people who have taken part in European projects, training or volunteering, or want to get involved in these in the near future. As a member of the network you will develop skills as presenters, peer mentors, and event organisers; and... read more

Hands Up For EuroPeers

A three-part project comprising  a seminar in Berlin, Germany, 20-24 February 2017, trainer training for young or more experienced trainers, in London, UK, 12-17 March 2017 , peer-to- peer training and film / media training for new EuroPeers, in London, UK. 25-31... read more

One Step Ahead, UK

2nd to 9th December 2016 – A UK-based training course for group leaders and managers aged over 21 from UK, Armenia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Greece, Hungary,  Macedonia, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. The course will train and develop staff or volunteers in youth... read more

Into Europe, Greece

Training course for youth workers with no knowledge of international projects for applicants from UK, Greece, Azerbaijan, Croatia, Georgia, Lithuania, Spain, Turkey and Ukraine – 25 September to 2 October 2016

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Partner projects open to applicants from the UK only:

Youth Work and the Integration of Young Migrants, Ireland

30th October to 3rd November 2017 – The aim of this project is to initiate collaboration between youth workers and researchers. This collaboration will develop the capacity of local organisations to address the challenges to integration facing young migrants and... read more

Volunteering Today, Ireland

8th to 14th October 2017 – A five day symposium for youth workers on volunteering focusing on how the challenges faced running a rural youth club.  We we will look at the Irish and European context, in particular.  The event will include a full days training on... read more

Mountains Youth Exchange, Portugal

“Mountains – what’s behind our fears” will promote integration of refugees, development cooperation and healthy lifestyles among youngsters and local community.  Mainly through outdoor/nature activities and forum theatre, the participants will... read more

Youth Work & Volunteering Against Radicalisation

8th to 15th November 2016, Črnomelj, Slovenia – Training course for youth workers aged over 18 in the methods needed for transferring the common fundamental values of our society and preventing violent radicalisation of young people especially those who are... read more

Virtual Youth Work, Ireland

Postgraduate course for youth workers interested in gaming, citizenship and youth work. Specialist training by Limerick Institute of Technology – Dates TBC

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Helping The Helpers, Spain

Training course for youth workers on new trends and effective strategies for developing civic competencies in young people – 4th to 9th July 2016

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Volunteering opportunities

The following opportunities are open to young people age 18-30 from the UK only:

City Youth Council EVS, Germany

Placement available from February 2018 at the City Youth Council (Stadtjugendring Würzburg) of the Bavarian Youth Council (Bayerische Jugendring) which is a public corporation and the consortium of 40 youth organizations in Würzburg with approximately 25,000 members... read more

Lucina Hagman School EVS, Finland

Placement available working with young people aged 13-19 at a school in rural Finland, from January for 6-8 months. If you are aged between 18 and 30 and interested in how the education system works in Finland this is a great opportunity. Work with local teachers,... read more

Join Our Journey EVS, Turkey

Placement in Ankara, Turkey for 10 months – January to October Tasks include:- Office work Conducting Conversation Club activities Participating in local activities Developing/implementing and participating in Erasmus + projects Writing and editing articles about the... read more

DAPHNE Institute of Applied Ecology EVS, Slovakia

2 placements available in Bratislava – January to July 2018 The volunteers will:-  work together on creating educational programmes  assist teachers and teach English language and environmental subjects  help with creating educational materials  participate in the... read more

Busy Building EVS, Portugal

Placements available in Palmela for 2 months from 12th October to 7th December helping to renovate an innovative community space.  The “Busy building” volunteering activities (masonry, carpentry, painting, gardening and cleaning) will be developed in... read more

Elf Around! Finland

2 EVS placements available in Kokkola, Finland from 6th November to 15th December.  The volunteers will:- help to prepare Villa Elba’s Christmas project learn the history and secrets of Finnish elves and help to plan and create an elf path for children and families... read more

English For Kids, Spain

October for 12 months – 1 placement available working in the Molí de Baix in Menorca, Spain. The volunteer will:- teach English to children aged between 3 and 15 while assisting the teachers during the non-formal afternoon classes. help planning and preparing... read more

Painting The Future, Spain

3 EVS placements in Lugo, Galicia, Spain Tasks include:- working on an eco-garden, creating and participating in an intercultural exchange activity at the farm school with local children, participating in a weekly intercultural exchange with local youth at City Hall,... read more

Tittle Tattle EVS, Hungary

“Tittle Tattle”, Nagyvázsony, Hungary – 14th November to 12th December 2017 – 2 participants required from the UK – working with children doing craft activities, music workshops, visiting various kindergartens, primary schools and youth... read more

Island of Opportunity EVS, Finland

From 1st June to 31st October – 4 placements available on the island of Livonsaaren yhteisökylä – learn how a self-sustainable and well organised community works, learn farming related work, construction work from mostly natural materials and have... read more