Erasmus KA1 Courses - Course Details

Volunteerism and Involvement into Volunteering

Date :16-20 September 2019 Barcelona Confirmed

 

 

“Volunteerism and Involvement into Volunteering”


In the “Volunteerism and  Involvement into volunteering ” course, the emphasis has been placed on What the volunteerism is,  What the benefits of Volunteering to both individuals and to the community are, and How to find right volunteering oppurtunities in order to optimize volunteers’ potential, achievement and success. This program was designed universal in order to fit in volunteers frame notwithstanding their background or involvement strategies. Approaches, methods and techniques have been tested with different audiences and age groups. This course is mainly for the staff of NGOs and the volunteers.

 

This Course Has some Critical Aims:

* To define volunteerism in many ways

* To identify the Legal aspects of cooperation with NGOs in the scope of volunteering events

* To learn about the benefits of volunteerism to both the individuals and the community

* To learn about how to motivate people to social activities and to integrate the  individuals (at different age groups) into voluntary activities

* To focus on right volunteering opportunities

* To organize a visit to an organisation working with volunteers and give an opportunity to make a short film about volunteers and their work during the visit.

 

Target Group

  • All kind of volunteers, trainers, educators, NGO members, etc.

 

Preparation

Before the course,

  • A detailed pre-course questionnaire to indicate their level of experience, teaching backgrounds and training will be completed by participants.
  • They will also prepare a presentation to reflect their own techniques and methods to encouarge people to take part in volunteering events.

 

Validation

  • A course participation certificate will be given to all participants.
  • A Europass Mobility Document will be filled together according to the skills and competences to be gained during the course  by participants

Date

Sessions in 2019

  • 16-20 September 2019 Barcelona   (confirmed)

Sessions in 2020

  • 09-13 March 2020 - Vilnius
  • 20-24 July 2020 – Barcelona   (confirmed)


 

Course Duration: 5 days

Course Fee: 350€

 

Day 1

Activities

08.00 – 10:30

  • Getting to know each other – Presentation of participant organizations (a five-minute presentation)
  • Ice breaker  and Team building activities

10.30 – 10:45

  • Coffee Break

10:45 – 12:00

  • What is Volunteerism
  • Why Volunteer?

12:00 - 12:15

  • Coffeee Break

12:15 – 14:00

  • What the benefits of Volunteering are?

Volunteering connects you to others

Volunteering is good for your mind and body

Volunteering can advance your career

Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life

 

 

Day 2

Activities

08.00 – 10:30

       Visit to an NGO and meeting the volunteers

           Find out their ways of reaching Volunteers

           Learn from their experiences

       What are their focuses?, How do they reach right volunteers? How do they effect the community? ,etc.

10.30 – 10:45

  • Coffee Break

10:45 – 12:00

        Discuss the cooperation ways and right programs for cooperation and collaboration

         Plan a volunteering event together and determine the scheme of the event.

12:00 - 12:15

Coffee Break

12:15 – 14:00

          Evaluate the possible and targetted effects of the planned event

          Define the porssinle risks and try to find out the solutions or necessary precautions

 

 

Day 3

Activities

08.00 – 10:30

  • How to promote the Benefits of Volunteerism

Benefits of Volunteering to the Volunteers

Benefits of Volunteering to the community

10.30 – 10:45

  • Coffee Break

10:45 – 12:00

  • New and Innovative ways of  motivating people to social activities and to integrating the  individuals (at different age groups) into voluntary activities

           Identifying the needs of Volunteers

12:00 - 12:15

  • Coffee Break

12:15 – 14:00

      Identifying the needs of Community in which volunteers live

      Describing the best ways to motivate the people to take part in the volunteering events

 

 

Day 4

Activities

08.00 – 10:30

  • The Dynamics of Volunteering in Spain
  •  Right Volunteering Opprtunities in Spain and Poland

10.30 – 10:45

  • Coffee Break

10:45 – 12:00

  • Motives, Values and Beliefs

à Human Capital

12:00 - 12:15

  • Coffee Break

12:15 – 14:00

         Exchange Theory

         Social Resources

 

 

Day 5

Activities

08.00 – 11.00

  • Evaluating

         Describe your performance as a volunteer

         Design your action plans in volunteering as an individual

         Collect Data (volunteering opportunities, budget, time, etc)

          Analyze the Data

          Report Results

11.00 – 11.30

  • Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

  • Evaluation of the course program
  • Filling the feedback forms
  • Europass Mobility Certificate
 

 

 

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