DATES & LOCATIONS

21-25/03/2022 - Barcelona, Spain

21-25/03/2022 - Barcelona, Spain

25-29/04/2022 - Barcelona, Spain

25-29/04/2022 - Barcelona, Spain

08-12/05/2023 - Barcelona, Spain

08-12/05/2023 - Barcelona, Spain

14-18/08/2023 - Barcelona, Spain

14-18/08/2023 - Barcelona, Spain

21-25/03/2022 - Paris, France

21-25/03/2022 - Paris, France

26-30/06/2023 - Paris, France

26-30/06/2023 - Paris, France


CONTENT

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 opportunities to optimize volunteers’ potential, achievement, and success. This program was designed universal 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.

Learning Outcomes:

All the participants will:

- Define volunteerism in many ways

- Identify the Legal aspects of cooperation with NGOs in the scope of volunteering events

- Learn about the benefits of volunteerism to both the individuals and the community

- Learn about how to motivate people to social activities and to integrate the individuals (at different age groups) into voluntary activities

- Focus on right volunteering opportunities

- Organize a visit to an organization working with volunteers and give an opportunity to make a short film about volunteers and their work during the visit.

Objectives of the Course:

- Getting familiar with volunteerism and volunteer

- Discussing the benefits of volunteerism

- Focusing on to reach right volunteers

- Discussing the cooperation ways and right programs for cooperation and collaboration

- Evaluating the possible and targeted effects of the planned event

- Finding new and Innovative ways of motivating people to social activities and to integrating the individuals

Methodology:

- Visiting an NGO and meeting the volunteers

- Planning a volunteering event together

- Determining the scheme of the event.

- Brainstorming

- Working in group cooperatively

Target Group:

- Teachers, trainers, educators, school administrators, 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 teaching method.

Validation:

- A course participation certificate will be given to all participants.

- A Europass Mobility Certificate will be given if the participant demands it, as well.

DAILY SCHEDULE

1st Day

09:00 – 10:00 Ice-breaking activities and introduction of the course program

10:15 – 11:15 Getting to know each other – Presentation of participants (a five-minute presentation)

11:30 – 12:30 What is volunteerism?

- Why volunteer?

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 What the benefits of volunteering are?

14:45 – 15:45 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

2nd Day

09:00 – 10:00 Visit to an NGO and meeting the volunteers

- Find out their ways of reaching Volunteers

10:15 – 11:15 Learn from their experiences

- What are their focuses? How do they reach right volunteers? How do they effect the community?

11:30 – 12:30 Discuss the cooperation ways and right programs for cooperation and collaboration

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Plan a volunteering event together and determine the scheme of the event.

14:45 – 15:45 Evaluate the possible and targeted effects of the planned event

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

3rd Day

09:00 – 10:00 How to promote the benefits of volunteerism

10:15 – 11:15 Benefits of volunteering to the volunteers

11:30 – 12:30 Benefits of volunteering to the community new and innovative ways of motivating people to social activities and to integrating the individuals (at different age groups) into voluntary activities

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Identifying the needs of volunteers

- Identifying the needs of community in which volunteers live

14:45 – 15:45 Describing the best ways to motivate the people to take part in the volunteering event

4th day

09:00 – 10:00 The dynamics of volunteering in Spain

- Right volunteering opportunities in Spain and Poland

10:15 – 11:15 Motives, values, and beliefs

11:30 – 12:30 Human capital, exchange theory, social resources

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Describe your performance as a volunteer

- Design your action plans in volunteering as an individual

14:45 – 15:45 Collect data (volunteering opportunities, budget, time)

- Analyze the data

5th day

09:00 – 10:00 Report results

10:15 – 11:15 Overview of the course program

11:30 – 12:30 Evaluation of the course program

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Filling the feedback forms

14:45 – 15:45 Europass Mobility Certificate, Participation Certificate