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MOMENTUM WORLD OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND YOUTH WORKERS FROM THE UK

Do you work with young people who are looking for the next step to boost their employability? We have the following life-changing experiences on offer.  All you need to do is put them in touch with us at office@momentumworld.org and we will do the rest…

 


FRANCE – Erasmus Generation Vs EuroSkeptics Training Course – 16th to 24th June

 

Seminar in Etoile sur Rhone on the future of the European Union. Places available for 1 Youth Worker and 1 young person (age over 18) who is passionate about this subject.

 

PORTUGAL – Mountains Youth Exchange – 21st to 29th June for 4 young people aged between 18 to 25 plus 1 Youth Leader

 

“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 raise awareness about these topics and be involved in several performances all over the region, in close interaction with local communities, also using ICT technologies as a tool.

 

SPAIN – Painting The Future – EVS for young people aged 18-30 – See below for dates

 

3 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, Workshops (music, creative. dance, art) Dates available: A1 From 5th July to 3rd August, A2 From 8th August to 6th September, A3 From 14th September to 13th October 2017 plus 2 travel days for each phase.

 

FINLAND – Eco Village – EVS for young people aged 18-30 – June to October 2017

 

From June to October placements available in the eco village on a beautiful island in Finland. Find out how  how the community works, learn about farming and construction from natural materials and get to know  what permaculture is. Hike in the forests, pick berries and mushrooms and swim and fish in the Baltic sea.

 

TURKEY – Join Our Journey EVSfor young people aged 18 to 30 – 2 months See below for dates 

 

2 placements in Turkey – 1 for 2 months and 1 for 10 months.  Office work such as as website admin, social media, updating database and helping disabled people, organising creative workshops and planning fundraising activitie. 1 to start in August for 2 months and 1 to start in November for 10 months.

 

SLOVAKIA – DAPHNE Institute of Applied Ecology – EVS for young people aged 18-30 – 10 to 12 months – Immediate Start!

 

Working in environmental education – 1 placement is in the main office in Bratislava and 1 in Banska Stiavnica helping to organise and run workshops and camps for children.

TURKEY – Meeting of Generations – EVS for young people aged 18 to 30 – 2 months – Dates below

 

3 placements based in Ankara for 2 months each between now and the end of 2017.  Volunteers will work with a social worker facilitating services and organising activities for elderly and disabled people and children.

 

PORTUGAL – Okupados a Construir (Busy Building) – EVS for young people aged 18 to 30 – 2 months – Dates below

 

2 placements available as follows:-  1st August to 14th September and 12th October to 7th December. Support the renovation of the different departments of the Youth House.  Activities will include masonry, carpentry, painting, gardening and cleaning. Help with workshops on painting for non-artistic people, rustic home decor, furniture makeovers, etc. Help to create, develop and organise summer and holiday activities for children with fewer opportunities.  The final group will create and develop the eco garden at the Youth House. This will be an interactive space for the children. They will work in the garden and help with workshops on gardening, recycling etc

 

HUNGARY – Tittle Tattle – EVS for young people aged 18 to 30 – 14th November to 12th December

 

2 placements available working with the local community doing craft activities.

For further details or to apply for a place on any of the above projects please email office@momentumworld.org

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International Opportunity

Opportunities for Young People
  • Are you a young person aged between 18-25?
  • Are you looking for volunteering and leadership opportunities?
  • Do you love Europe?

If you answered YES to all of these questions then EuroPeers UK is the scheme for you. A 4 day residential which aims to motivate and provide skills in organisation and leadership.

For more information visit: www.europeers.uk

In a separate scheme there is also the opportunity to travel to Portugal from 21st June to 29th June 2017, on the Youth Exchange project called “MOUNTAINS: what’s behind our fears”. You will be involved in social mobility and community projects through the medium of theatre and outdoor activities! This will also include the integration of refugees, development cooperation and healthy lifestyles among youngsters and local community.

These are incredible opportunities to apply to!

To apply contact: Europeers UK (europeersuk@momentumworld.org)

Get There – Journey to Employment

On the 9th of June EuroPeers UK will join the guests of the Get There Project at Europe House.

We have been invited to give a presentation about our work which we are looking forward to share with the representatives of other organisations dedicated to youth education.

The Get There Project developed with the help of Erasmus+ programme seeks to identify and tackle the main issues contributing to youth unemployment today.

To find out more go to: https://getthereproject.eu

Our new coordinator- Olga

A warm welcome to Olga who has joined Momentum World as the EuroPeers UK Coordinator! 

This is the next big step in the development of the network. 

Thanks to the EC Representation in the UK for their support which has made this possible.

Europeers Training Germany

EuroPeers Training Course in Bonn, Germany between 2-6 September 2017  

For 25 participants representing Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Western Balkan countries.

For more information and the application please go to: 

https://www.salto-youth.net/tools/european-training-calendar/training/europeers-training-course.6454/

Training Opportunities



FREE EUROPEERS TRAINING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AGE 18* – 25
NOTE DATE CHANGE!

12-15 JUNE, Scotland

3-6 JULY, Northern Ireland

24-27 JULY, Wales

4-8 SEPT England (near London)

* Applications may also be considered from those age 16-18, subject to parental consent
Learn how to be a EuroPeer and become an active member of the network. There will be immediate opportunities to put learning into practice and organise your own local activities after the course, and to volunteer for leadership positions. These are fully residential courses (shared rooms) with all meals included. All courses are open to participants anywhere in the UK.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply personally, to nominate a young person, or for further information, please email: europeersuk@momentumworld.org

A fantastic week in Newlands Park

10 countries and 25 young people all wanting to develop Europeers – what a great week! The weather on the whole was great and the group highly motivated. Thanks to the great trainers, Sabrina, Karolina, Maria and Ben who motivated the group and then sent them out into London to promote the Europe’s project in a day of social action.

Countries involved were:

  • UK
  • Spain
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Poland
  • Germany
  • Turkey
  • Czech Republic
  • USA

Why are you a EuroPeer?

These are the main reasons why we are EuroPeers.
Have you found at least one reason which you identify with?
Then it is easy- become a EuroPeer as well!

 

EuroPeer