Up and Running

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Date(s) - 22/04/2024 - 28/04/2024

Vecstāmeriena, Latvia

Project type

Selected participants

Young people living in rural areas generally have fewer opportunities than their peers living in urban areas to engage in activities offered by youth workers, such as non-formal education activities, sport events or creative workshops. A lot of youth centers use a method called MOBILE WORK, to bring rural youngsters these opportunities.

“Up and Running” is a training course aims to provide youth workers better understanding of mobile youth work, to enhance youth participation, a way to ensure that every youngster has an opportunity to prove to themselves that they can and they will!

If you are a youth worker, ready to share your experiences, get to know other people and learn new mobile work practices and methods to enhance your organization’s competencies, THIS PROJECT IS FOR YOU!

This is a training course with a goal to provide a better understanding of mobile youth work. Learn, gather skills, practices, improve competencies and create new methods or resources of how to engage youth from rural areas or places that do not have a youth worker present.


  • To understand the concept of mobile youthwork
  • To strengthen competencies, skills and increase knowledge of youth workers about mobile youthwork
  • To reflect upon roles, responsibilities, challenges and needs, concerning mobile youthwork
  • To provide a meeting point for organizations to exchange information, to support contact and cooperation between organizations, to establish international partnerships
  • To to create a new activity for mobile work in theme of green practices, that can be brought back home and played out / implemented togehther with youngsters

Training course is mostly for youth workers, teachers, leaders, volunteers or for everybody who are interested in the topic, want to travel, learn and meet new people and cultures from the age of 18+.

Participants will be from more countries of EU. There will be 3 to 4 participants from each country. 

Accommodation HERE and food will be provided and financed from the Erasmus + program during the whole project. Travel costs will be reimbursed up to 275 euro. Detailed information regarding financial procedures are written in FAQ and will be further explained with selected participants.



Registration is open until form is closed. Closed form mean we already finished choosing participants and therefore it is not possible to apply anymore.