Call for participants to a Training for Youth Workers, 17-21 June 2019, Scout Center Ohrid

Title of the project: Combating social exclusion of young people

Leading organization: CYA KRIK, Skopje

Project partners: Youth Center Perspektiva Durres and Center for Education and Training Prizren

About the project: In Western Balkan region people with disabilities are facing lot of problems. Within this project, regional activities will be made in which youth with and without disabilities will learn from each other and learn about cultural cooperation while increasing the number of educational-mobility activities. Moreover, youth workers will gain knowledge and built their capacities in working in mixed groups, so indirectly the capacities of the organization included in this project will be fostered.  Best practices and ways of working with mixed groups will be shared and tested.

The project is supported by the Western Balkan Fund.

On behalf of the project activities, CYA KRIK issues call for participants to a Training for youth workers

A1. Training for youth workers – The training will be happening in the Scouts Centre in Ohrid Macedonia and will gather 15 youth workers coming from Skopje, Durres and Prizren.

WHO: 15 youth workers

WHEN: 17th till 21st of June 2019

WHERE: Scouts Centre Ohrid

THEME OF THE TRAINING: During the training, the youth workers will learn how to work with people with disabilities in mixed group and how to adapt their regular programs. Furthermore, they will work on mapping the special schools/institutions on local level where people with disabilities can be found.

OBJECTIVE OF THE TRAINING: Building the capacities of youth workers and youth organizations which are working with young people with typical development to include young people with disabilities in their activities and achieve social inclusion of the target group.

FOLLOW UP ACTIVITIES: After the duration of the training, in the period of July, the youth workers will implement the programs they designed during the training.

For the participants coming from Prizren and Durres, the follow up activities will be agreed with the National partners.

For the participants coming from Skopje, the programs will be consisted of organizing activities during 2 different events. The target group that will participate at the program will be mixed group of participants (young people with disabilities and without). The venue for the program will be:

Group 1: D festival in Dojran 12th till 14th of July

Group 2: Summer Inclusive Scout Camp in Ohrid 16th till 21st of July

Participation on the whole duration of the training and the whole duration on the follow up events is mandatory.


Training for Youth Workers: The costs for the accommodation and food during the events is covered by the organizer. The travel costs are reimbursed up to 50% of the regular costs of the ticket.

Follow up activities-Group 1 D Festival: The accommodation is in tents (tents are provided). The transport to Dojran is covered and organized by the organizer of D Festival. 4 day pass for the festival is provided for the group.

Follow up activities-Group 2 Summer Inclusive Scout Camp: The accommodation and food is covered by the organizer. The travel costs to Ohrid and back are covered by the participants.

WHO CAN APPLY: The call is open for participants which have more than 18 years old and have basic understanding and experience in youth work. The applicant need to have implemented at least one youth activity in the past years and be motivated to take part in the training. The applicant need to be available during the whole duration of the training and the whole duration at one of the follow up activities.

HOW TO APPLY: fill this online form

DUE TO: The call is open due to 10th of June.


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