TITLE: Youth Workers And Rural Heritage Development

Phase 1: Online course

PLACE: Online platforms

DATES: 1 July – 24 August, 2021

Phase 2: Job shadowing

Place: Cantabria, Spain

Dates: 25-30 September, 2021

The project aims:

  • To raise awareness among young people and local communities about the importance of rural heritage in order to promote economic growth, social inclusion and cultural diversity in rural areas,
  • To promote rural heritage and activities that guide to creativity and innovation,
  • To increase entrepreneurship and the use of digital skills among young people in rural areas to promote rural heritage,
  • To increase skills in youth workers to support the transition to a sustainable and innovative economy in rural areas,
  • To bring the reality of rural life closer to the cities and supporting the visibility of rural heritage.


WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Participants should be at least 18 years old active young people, youth workers and youth leaders with particular interest in the topics of rural heritage, culture and tourism.


Working language is ENGLISH.

The Armenian team will consist of 4 participants.

The selected participants will be required to take part in both phases of the project.


Food and lodging is fully covered. The travel limit for Armenian participants is 530 Euros which will be reimbursed via bank transfer after the project upon submitting the ticket receipts to the organisers. In the light of Covid-19 pandemic, it might be required to have a Vaccination or in specific cases a PCR negative test result prior to your travel to Spain. In case PCR test is requested, it will be reimbursed from your travel budget.



  • 20 EUR

There is no participation fee for YIC members and for participants nominated from institutions with agreement to YIC.


To apply for the project, please go through this link:

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS:  June 17th, 2021 by 15:00.


Should you have additional questions, please contact Valya Martirosyan at or call the YIC office by the following phone number: 095 919197 (except Sunday and Monday).