“Youth Initiative Center” (YIC) NGO invites youth workers over the age of 18 from all regions of the RA to participate as mentors in a four-day training aimed at developing professional skills and promoting effective involvement in the youth sector.

Training details:

When: June 6 to 9

Where: Aghveran, Kotayk

The aim of the training is:

provide youth workers with practical mentoring skills and prepare them to mentor in various programmatic and organizational settings.


Thematic framework of the training:

-Promoting youth participation

-Matching the needs of youth and organizations

-Delineation of the professional boundaries of the mentor and related fields

-Supporting the implementation of youth initiatives

-Development of mentor skills


What to expect from the training?

– Expand your experience in the field of youth work,

– Develop the skills essential to effectively engage and motivate young people,

– Get new contacts in the professional field and have the opportunity to exchange experience,

– Discover new methods and approaches of informal learning,

– If possible, get involved as mentors during the further actions of the project (idea labs, hackathons, and Model Armenia program, etc.).


Who can apply?

– Individuals aged 18 and older,

– At least 2 years of professional or voluntary youth work experience.

* Participation is free. Food, accommodation, and transportation expenses of the participants are covered by the organizers.

** Participants will be given a certificate of participation.


Application procedure:

To apply, please complete the online registration application. The deadline for registration is May 26 at 23:59.

For questions and further details, you can contact the training coordinator, Margarita Grigoryan, by emailing or by calling the YIC NGO office at 095 91 91 97. Our office hours are Monday to Friday, from 10:00 to 17:00.


“Youth in Action:  Youth Empowerment and Leadership Development in Armenia” Project is a co-funded initiative by the European Union and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) implemented together with the World Vision Armenia (WVA), Media Initiatives Center (MIC), and Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” (YIC).