Training


“I stepped into the flow and then I let it go, and I open my heart, my body, my soul… “ I still hear the echoes of this beautiful song, reminding me of the memorable experience from the epic adventure, the adventure of finding myself, the adventure of discovering myself, […]

Training course, Re-connection, The Netherlands






In the period from 1st-8th of December I attended FUND training (Finding Utilities for New Dreams) at the Olde Vechte Foundation in Ommen, Netherlands. I was part of a group of thirty youth workers from NGO’s, youth organizations and municipalities from fifteen countries. The goal of this training was to […]

TRAINING FOR FUNDRAISING


Which aspects we shоuld pay attention to when we are organizing youth exchanges and which criteria will improve their quality? I had opportunity to learn more about that on the ATOQ (Advanced Training on Quality) training that was held in Skopje from 24th – 29th of November where I was […]

IMPROVING QUALITY OF YOUTH EXCHANGES




In the spirit of youth empowerment, YMCA Bitola offers a range of opportunities for building your life experience, many which the formal education does not recognize. I had the opportunity to participate in the training “Economic empowerment of women” organized by Antico Macedonia in the period September-December 2015 together with […]

TRAINING FOR ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN


The training took place in the period from 17 – 26 October in Adamov, Czech Republic. The participants were youth workers, volunteers and people interested in the topic from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Latvia, Romania, Greece, Hungary and the Czech Republic. The training brought together youth workers, people working as professionals or […]

EMPOWERING THE YOUTH – TRAINING IN CZECH REPUBLIC



YMCA Netherlands offers trips to many different countries for young people between the ages of 19 and 25. The trips are active backpacking trips (with tents in tow) and transportation is most often via public transport. Each group is guided by two YMCA volunteers. This year YMCA Netherlands offered trips […]

YMCA NETHERLANDS – YOUTH EXCHANGE


 On 15th of July in Struga TACSO organized a workshop on online media for civil society organizations on which attended 11 organizations among the participant from YMCA Bitola. The aim was to enable participants to learn about the opportunities offered to them by the online media in order to improve […]

ONLINE MEDIA WORKSHOP FOR CSOs





Eleven different countries, forty-five young people, 18-30 years of age, eleven volunteer leaders, and two facilitators created an incredible twelve days at Olde Vechte in Ommen, The Netherlands. Europe Express was an international youth exchange focused on employability and volunteering and the relationship between them. Olde Vechte Foundation functions as a […]

UNEXPECTED CONNECTIONS, UNEXPECTED RESULTS


In Europe’s grey pearl Bucharest, in October 2014, was held a training called “Volunteer Today, Employee Tomorrow.” Its goal was to raise the quality of EVS (European Volunteer Service) projects with a focus on increasing the employability of EVS volunteers. The training had a major importance in determining the careers […]

VOLUNTEER TODAY – EMPLOYEE TOMORROW!