No ESCape from Reflection:Training course about support systems in volunteering projects for mentors and coordinators

19 sep

Training Course

12-19 November 2022 | Boževce, KOSOVO * UN RESOLUTION

TC aiming at improving the quality of Volunteering ESC projects, with a focus on the elements of learning, support to learning and solidarity.

This training  course aims at improving the quality of Volunteering ESC projects  in the partner organizations, with a focus on the elements of learning, support to learning and solidarity. Participants are 16 volunteers’ coordinators, mentors and other persons involved in the supporting structure for volunteering projects.

Namely, participants will be better prepared for and more familiar with:

  • Support systems, different roles and methods in mentoring and supervising volunteers;
  • Their tasks of support and reflection on learning, personal growth, skills development, self-awareness for the volunteers;
  • How to support yourself when working with volunteers;
  • How to overcome challenges that can occur during the project;
  • Tools for critical reflection on volunteer’s lifestyle, impact and ecological footprint;
  • How to ensure context-awareness of the volunteers, reflection on their role in the local community and the true meaning of solidarity;
  • European Solidarity Corps, Erasmus+, Service Civil International and other volunteering programs/schemes.

We would like that this training is inspiring, empowering and productive, so bring your great ideas, knowledge and experience and critical, but constructive approach.

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Apply now!Application deadline (24h UTC): 30 September 2022Date of selection: 12 October 2022

Training overview

This Training Course is

for 16 participants

from Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Türkiye, Western Balkan countries 

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Volunteering mentors, Youth coaches, ESC coordinators and other coordinators of volunteers

Working language(s):



Velebitska Udruga Kuterevo (Youth NGO)


  • GAIA Kosovo (Youth NGO)
  • Volunteers’ Centre of Vojvodina (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

Francesca Fornari

E-Mail: [email protected]

Phone: +381 63 11 82 804


Participation fee


Accommodation and food

All costs of accommodation and food will be covered by the programme and free for participants.

Food will be vegetarian, vegan, seasonal and mainly local.

Travel reimbursement

The maximum amount of the travel costs (return ticket) reimbursed will be:

Kosovo:  23 EUR per person

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Serbia, Northern Macedonia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Greece:  210 EUR (Green travel:bus, train) per person

Croatia, Slovenia:  320 EUR (Green travel:bus, train) per person

More information here

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