Comhlámh are calling for applications from people to take part in an Erasmus + training course. This is being hosted in the Czech Republic from the September 30th – October 5th 2016.
The course is aimed at people that have worked in the global south and want to bring their experience back to their home communities. The course will be an opportunity to meet other returned volunteers from across Europe in an inspirational setting. It will be a space for reflection and outlining next steps for practising change making at home.
Applications are opened now, with full details below. The application form can be found here and also below.
WHAT NEXT? Returned Volunteers mobilising for Global Justice
Date: September 30th – October 5th 2016.
Location: Chata Doubrovka, a rural residential setting in Czech Republic
Who’s involved: International volunteers & experts from Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland and the UK. This course is happening as part of the “Volunteering for the Future Project”, funded by the Erasmus+ programme.
The course will cover the following:
- Opportunity to meet other returned volunteers in an inspirational space;
- Discussions on next steps and your potential role in the ‘bigger picture’ of change-making and wave-riding;
- Preparing for an Action Project – putting your experience and skills into practice for change-making at home.
What we hope you get out of it:
v Space for exchange and reflection on international volunteering and your role as a multiplier for global justice on returning to Ireland;
v Recognition for your participation in the course through the Global Citizen Award;
v Thematic skills training including project planning, media skills, ethical communications;
v Opportunity to practically put these skills into practice through an Action Project.
You are welcome to participate if:
– You have served as a volunteer in a global south country
– You are interested to be involved in promoting global justice
– You are willing to share with others from different backgrounds
-You are willing to carry out an action project as a result of participation in the course.
The places for the training are limited. Thus unfortunately we cannot accept all applicants.
We will let you know by July 8th if you are in.
Expenses for all international travel costs, accommodation and food will be covered for you. Successful applicants will be asked to book their own flights, and we will reimburse this upon completion of the course in October.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me: [email protected]
Looking forward to your application!
Gareth and the Comhlámh team