Have you ever felt lost in another country, not having any idea what is going on around you and people and culture throw you off balance? – “Going Abroad: How to deal with Culture Shock?” Online Course walks you through the process of transition entering a new, unknown culture in order to live and work abroad.Read more →
International Youth Work Resources – A list of my publications in English, Polish and German. Useful resources for working with interculturally mixed groups in the fields of International Youth Work and International Voluntary Service.Read more →
This brochure is a collection of games and exercises: from bringing individuals together, breaking the ice, activating groups, developing trust, untill reflecting and evaluating the group work and process.
Games & Exercises is meant for leaders and facilitators of international workcamps and seminars.Read more →
A propos Polski is above all directed at people who take on the challenge to live and work in Poland as volunteers in the frame of the YOUTH Programme. It includes some information on discovering Poland and a lot of useful practical hints as well as links to other sources.
All in all, this brochure serves as a starting point and aims at showing you a lot of doors. Some of them will allow you to get an idea of what’s behind, but to really see what the rooms behind the doors look like, you’ll have to find those doors yourself in Poland…Read more →
Kryzys migracyjny w Europie… Uchodźcy w Polsce… – Prezentacja w formie kwizu nt. migracji i uchodźców pokazuje fakty, definicje oraz liczby i odpowiada na podstawowe i mniej oczywiste pytania.Read more →
Im Rahmen der Bundesinitiative „Mäuse für Mobilität – Teilhabe an Jugendbegegnung und –reise für Alle“ ist die Broschüre „Praxiserfahrungen und Tipps zum Einwerben von Fördermitteln“ erschienen. Die Broschüre bündelt Beiträge aus der Praxis und Recherchen zu den Themen Unternehmenskooperationen, Förderung durch öffentliche Mittel, Einwerben von Spendenmitteln und Identifikation geeigneter Stiftungen. Ein praxisnaher Ratgeber mit Weblinks, Tipps zu weiteren Publikationen und Ansprechpartnern aus der Praxis.Read more →
The “Meant to be a Mentor” workbook is a practical guide for EVS mentors working with their volunteer(s). Its content and activities guide mentors step by step through the whole EVS project cycle. Mentors can carry out the activities with their volunteers, reflect on their experience and share their good practise in an online community (a link to this online community of mentors is provided inside the workbook).Read more →
The Polish-Lithuanian Blended Training Course for EVS mentors was organised by the Polish and Lithuanian National Agencies from October 2014 till May 2015. This pilot project was carried out with the support of the Erasmus+ Programme. The report serves not only as a retrospective presentation on whatRead more →
Are you working as a mentor for EVS volunteers?
Are you about to start or right in the middle of a mentoring process with an EVS volunteer?
Would you like to connect and engage in a long-term learning adventure with other EVS mentors?
Would you like to develop your competence as an EVS mentor?
Yes? – Then we are happy to invite you for a long-term journey to discover and develop yourself as an EVS mentor. On this journey, we would like to raise awareness of the importance of the mentors role as well as develop competences necessary for carrying out your job as a mentor. With this, we would like to raise the quality of mentoring within the EVS support structure.Read more →
“The undiscovered country” is about learning through experience during European Voluntary Service and introduces our three main topics. These topics are explored in the following three chapters “Future“, “Personal development“ and “Managing change“, both from a more or less “theoretical” and from a practical point of view. Thoughts, ideas, outlines of methods and tools may serve as an inspiration for how to work on this topic during EVS seminars and meetings.Read more →