IMG_4440
When: September 15-22, 2017 Where: Gyumri, Shirak Shirak region Aim: To empower 30 European Voluntary Service Mentors, to improve the quality of EVS projects through building capacities of EVS Hosting organizations and equipping EVS Mentors with vital methods to support and guide the volunteers towards the development of competences for future employment.  Description: “Youth Initiative Centre” (Armenia) in cooperation with ''The Globe" (Czech Republic) is hosting a 7 days training course on mentoring in the framework of “Erasmus+” programme. The training course is hosting participants from Armenia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Netherlands, Croatia, ...


21034743_1661123097254453_2609793742214156342_n
When: August 17-25, 2017 Where: Toros, Shirak region Aim: To bring young people together in order to create their own piece of culture by merging national musical components with intercultural dialogue and learning because music is so much more than just tunes and melodies – it is about a common language, connection, expression, celebration, culture and friendship. Description: Gyumri“Youth Initiative Centre” NGO(Armenia) in cooperation with “Fishbowl Youth” (Ireland) is hosting a 7 days international youth exchange from 17-25 August in Toros. The project, which is entitled “Inspire through Music” is being implemented in the frames of Erasmus+ pr...


Employ your Ability 2 (17)
When: June 10-17, 2017 Where: Toros, Shirak region Aim:  To empower youth workers and leaders from Programme countries and Eastern Europe and Caucasus countries supporting the employability of young people they work with, especially those from vulnerable backgrounds and with fewer opportunities.  Description: Gyumri Youth Initiative Centre from Armenia in cooperation with “Bremanger kommune” from Norway is hosting a 7 days training course on youth employability and entrepreneurship in the frames of European Commission “Erasmus+” programme from 10th to 17th of June, 2017.  Training course is hosting 30 youth leaders and youth workers from Norway,...


Do it Right (10)
When: May 19-26, 2017 Where: Toros, Shirak region Aim: To develop competences of project managers on how to structurally design educational activities within KA1 projects of Erasmus+ programme by focusing on the aspects of its quality, monitoring, learning and evaluation.  Description: Gyumri Youth Initiative Centre from Armenia in cooperation with “Kultur Aktiv” e.V. from Germany is hosting a 7 days training course on project management, monitoring and evaluation in the frames of European Commission “Erasmus+” programme. The training course is hosting 30 youth leaders, youth workers and project managers from Georgia, Germany, Italy, Poland, Moldova,...


14725478_1313847265315373_6258148873768138487_n
When: October 24-31, 2016 Where: Toros, Shirak region Aim: To empower 29 European Voluntary Service Mentors from Armenia, Germany, the Russian Federation, Moldova, Estonia, Spain, Turkey and Ukraine to improve the quality of EVS projects through building capacities of EVS Hosting organizations and equipping EVS Mentors with vital methods to support and guide the volunteers towards the development of competences for future employment. Description: Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” in cooperation with Fairbund e.V. organization (Germany) hosted a 7 days training course on mentoring in the framework of “Erasmus+” programme from 24th to 31st of October, 201...


Life after mobility
When: May 15-22, 2016 Where: Gyumri, Shirak Region Aim: To improve the quality of non-formal learning mobility programs and to strengthen their impact on young people’s employability through equipping youth leaders and mentors with tools and competences for designing efficient support systems to guide youth throughout their mobility experience. Description: Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” in cooperation with “Kultur Aktiv” e.V. (Germany) hostеd a 7 days training course on mobility projects in the framework of “Erasmus+” programme from 15th to 22nd of May, 2016. The training course hosted 28 participants from 8 countries: Armenia, Belarus, Geo...


12301703_1076206035746165_2349516673085798961_n
When: November 8-15, 2015 Where: Toros, Shirak region Aim: To promote volunteering as a learning mechanism for increasing youth employability. It introduces types of voluntary activities that lead to youth capacity development and increased competitiveness in the job market. Description: Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO in cooperation with Fairbund e.V. (Germany) organization is hosting a 7-days international training course on Volunteering and Employability in the framework of "Erasmus+" programme from November 8th to 15th, 2015.  The training hosted 30 participants from Armenia, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belarus, Georgia and Ukraine.       ...


12119018_1056729491027153_1308702479115729606_n
When: October 20-27, 2015 Where: Toros, Shirak region Aim: to enabling the youth workers to demonstrate a more constructive and systematic approach when dealing with conflicts in youth work Description: Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO in cooperation with Czech ''The Globe" organization hosted a 7-days international training course on conflicts in youth work in the framework of "Erasmus+" programme from October 20th to October 27th, 2015. The Training Course is designed for Youth Workers and Youth Leaders who are directly working with groups of young people and want to develop their individual skills and create an international cooperation in youth wo...


10455919_1050469778319791_3155281538608548930_n
  When: October 6-13, 2015 Where: Toros, Shirak region Aim: To foster cooperation between EVS Organizations in Europe aiming at increased quality and innovation in EVS through the exchange of good practices. Description: YIC NGO hosted a 7-days international partnership building seminar on European Voluntary Service in the framework of "Erasmus+" programme from October 6th to October 13th, 2015.  The participants of the seminar were 28 EVS coordinators coming from Armenia, Germany, Moldova, Spain, Austria, Greece, Portugal, and Italy, who would acquire skills of improving the quality of EVS projects through building capacities of EVS Hosting orga...


11705299_1000729316627171_5867829764193154102_n
When: July 8-15, 2015 Where: Toros, Shirak rgion Aim: To empower 24 European Voluntary Service Mentors from Armenia, Georgia, Poland, Moldova, Romania, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine to improve the quality of EVS projects through building capacities of EVS Hosting organizations and equipping EVS Mentors with vital methods to support and guide the volunteers towards the development of competences for future employment Description: “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO hosted a 7-days international training course on EVS Mentoring in the framework of "Erasmus+" programme. The participants of the training course had an opportunity to visit to various EVS Sending and Hosting o...