Volunteer for Social Inclusion

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Date(s) - 16/10/2022 - 24/10/2022

Floda, Sweden

Project type

Selected participants

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Volunteerism is a basic expression of human relationship, it expresses the people’s need to participate in their societies and to feel that they matter to others. It is infused with values including solidarity, reciprocity, mutual trust, belonging and empowerment, all of which contribute significantly to the wellbeing of individuals, their communities and societies. It enables people to play a fuller and more satisfying role in the lives of their communities and societies.
At the level of communities, where some groups, or the entire population, suffer from exclusion, volunteerism fosters an enhanced sense of belonging and community well-being that helps to build resilience in rural communities, in particular, people are better able to mobilize through volunteerism to manage resources, minimize the impact of climate change and create sustainable practices that lead to a better quality of community life.

In fact, volunteering is an amazing experience that allows youth to become aware of their value and power, their aspirations, and their social utility and thus participate in their social inclusion.
At the local or global level, volunteerism through campaigning and activism can make huge changes in hindering inclusion. It helps in to dispel prejudices, challenge stereotypes and create acceptance of diversity.

Youth Exchange is for everyone who is interested in the topic more, to meet new people and culture and wants to travel abroad from the age of 18 until 30, leader can be anyone over 18 with at least little experience with projects or working with youngsters.

Participants will be from Sweden Sweden, Italy Italy, Serbia Serbia, North Macedonia North Macedonia,Poland Poland, Turkey Turkey and Slovakia Slovakia. There will be 8 participants from each country. 

Accommodation HERE and food will be provided and financed from the Erasmus + program during the whole training. Travel costs will be reimbursed up to 275 euro and a 50 euro fee (which can be returned after the project for organizing a small event, more info will be given after returning back home)