Being an EVS volunteer puts you in a very special position: living and working in a country you know nothing or a little about, having to learn the language and the codes, having to meet a lot of people and memorize names, places, schedules, and a lot more. This can be confusing, a lot. But… Continue reading The EVS reunion: training week in Pesaro!
From 8th to 15th July 2018, the Italian team left for Riga, Latvia! We were three participants, Elena, Gian Marco and Iurij ready to take part into “Inside Outside”, a training course about social and emotional intelligence. Ten associations from ten countries were involved in the project, sending three participants each: Austria, Bulgaria, Greece, Estonia, Italy,… Continue reading Social and Emotional Intelligence in Latvia
From the 12th to the 19th of August, Daniele Grassetti and Erica Cacioppollini left for Deutschlandsberg in Austria for a training course about inclusion. This training was part of a bigger project called “ALL IN”, which includes 8 partner associations that work together to create training modules in order to help youth workers to make… Continue reading ALL IN – A training course about Inclusion in Youth Work
As some of you may already know, the Erasmus+ programme promotes international training courses in partnership with international NGOs, where participants from different countries are invited to go abroad and gather together for 8 – 10 days. During this period the participants learn about a certain topic and improve their skills and competences through a… Continue reading EVS Project Making – when Europe comes to Pesaro!
La scorsa settimana siamo stati tutti insieme - cioè lo staff di Vicolocorto e i nuovi volontari SVE (servizio di volontariato europeo) della Croce Rossa – per partecipare ad un corso di primo soccorso. Siccome è molto importante sapere come reagire nelle situazioni di emergenza, anche noi siamo stati invitati a fare questo corso presso… Continue reading Il primo soccorso può salvare la vita – noi di Vicolocorto siamo parte della squadra!
“If the EVS volunteer is like Luke Skywalker, I am Obi-Wan Kenobi” - Jan says. “Or I am Gandalf and you are Frodo!”, Fabiana replies. No, they are not talking about the rules of a role-playing game. I heard this discussion today morning while we all were organizing the project “Mentoring in EVS”. Mafalda Morganti… Continue reading If heros are like Luke Skywalker, I am Obi-Wan Kenobi