Youth bank connects Europe

Európska dobrovoľnícka služba Youth bank connects Europe v Talsi, Lotyšsko
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Dátum konania
01/03/2017 - 28/02/2018

Miesta konania
Talsi, Lotyšsko

Typ projektu:

Lukáš počas svojej EDS blogoval, dávame do pozornosti najmä prvý článok, kde opísal dôvody rozhodnutia vycestovať na EDS –

a posledný diel kde zosumarizoval túto skúsenosť a odporúčania o EDS pre ďalších – 

Video z jedného z jeho organizovaného workshopu si môžete pozrieť tu:

Čo robí organizácia kde bol Lukáš na EDS?

Talsi Region Community Foundation is the first community foundation in Latvia. It’s created with aim to develop purposive charity traditions and to promote community development in Talsi and region, to support public benefit projects and positive social changes in local society.

The goals of foundation:

  • to attract funds from local sources and to interest in charity local citizens and companies;
  • to grant public benefit projects;
  • to promote participation of inhabitants in improvement of life quality in their neighborhood;
  • to organize social events for different kind of target groups;
  • to award scholarships for young talents in music, art and sport from social risk groups;
  • to promote voluntary work.

Tasks of the volunteer in project “Youth bank connects Europe” were:

In 2016 Talsi Region Community Foundation is hosting our first EVS from Turkey and France. This spring both guys established Youth bank in Talsi. During this project they are interesting in charity local youngsters and organizing different events to collect money for Youth project program. To continue Youth bank activities were the main task Lukas and other volunter:

  • to participate in all activities of Talsi Region Community Foundation;
  • to create charity ideas and realize activities together with local youngsters;
  • to prepare promotional materials for social campaigns and other Talsi Region Community Foundation activities;
  • to make photos and videos during social campaigns, edit and publish it online;
  • to prepare own initiatives (for example, language courses, national evenings or art workshops) to introduce local society and youngsters to volunteer’s homeland