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Voluntary Youth Work Recognition for Employability

A campaign on recognition of voluntary youth work successfully implemented

Local action campaign on the recognition of volunteer youth work, as a part of the long term international capacity building Erasmus + KA2 project implemented in Georgia.

During previous stages (TC and Study visit) of the project participants from our organization developed online tool for recognition of competencies gained during the voluntary youth work. The tool was created on the platform and is open online badge system that consists of a set of 10 badges that are considered to be rewarded for the voluntary youth work done at organization Umbrella or other youth organization.

As a dissemination phase of local action campaign, we have implemented online and offline activities in various youth led or youth related organizations and universities. The campaign started in November 2019 and has been run till February 2020. During the local action the following activities have been held.

Explanatory animation video about the tool (in Georgian with English subtitles) 

Meetings at Youth Centers

  • Tetritskaro Youth Center – video 7/12/2019

  • Algeti Youth Center – 1/12/2019

  • Akhalsopeli Youth Center – training video 19/01/2020

  • Gurjaani youth - 18/12/2019

Meetings and training at Universities

  • Sulkhan Saba University - 12/12/2019

  • Tbilisi Open University - 13/12/2019

Trainings/workshops in Lagodekhi and Kvareli municipalities

  • Lagodekhi – informational meeting video 26/12/2019 

  • Lagodekhi - training video 18/01/2020

  • Kvareli - evaluation meeting video 29/01/2020

  • Kvareli Eniseli community center - video 26/12/2019

It should be noted that participants of the training courses from Kvareli and Lagodekhi have also implemented small local activities at their communities and schools..

This activity is implemented as part of “Voluntary Youth Work Recognition for Employability” Erasmus+ KA2 capacity building project’s Local awareness-raising and information campaign.

The project is developed by the organisation Social and Youth Workers (Armenia) and its European partners and aims to increase recognition of voluntary youth work in society and among youth field employers, to acknowledge and validate youth volunteering.

Within the scope of the project following activities were implemented:

  1. Armenia – Conference meeting (April 2019)

  2. Sweden, Stockholm – Study Session (June 2019)

  3. Spain, Mallorca – Training Course (Aug 2019)

  4. Local action campaign (Nov 2019 - Feb 2020)

  5. Belgium, Brussels – evaluation meeting, due to the pandemic situation evaluation meeting has been cancelled. (March 2020)

Find out and register to the tool here

Tutorial on how to register

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