“AdvantAGE" TC in Szeged, Hungary | 25/05-01/06 2022

Updated: May 15

Project Name: AdvantAGE

Activity: Training of Youth Workers for fight against stereotypes and promote tolerance and solidarity through different experiences and viewpoints for a better life and society

Training in Denmark: Szeged, Hungary

Project Dates: 25th of May - arrival day 1st of June – departure day

You can stay up to 1 day before and after the project dates. Your transportation costs will be reimbursed. However, you will have to cover your own the other expenses!

Accommodation: The training will take place in Szeged, Hungary. Szeged is located in the Southern Great-Plains region in Hungary, it takes 2 hours by train to get to from the Airport of Budapest. The accommodation for the participants will be in Hotel Centrum, which is located at a comfortable walking distance from the venue. Participants will be placed in gender based rooms with 3-4 separated beds and bathrooms.

Food: The venue of the training will be close to the hotel, to serve the participants with 3- times-a-day meals and snacks and beverages for the coffee breaks.

3 Youth workers and trainers (above 18 years old) from our organization will take place to the program. Travelling food and accommodation all are paid from the program (For an application you must be member of our organization, if you want to apply for membership you can go for the application to the link: https://www.acpelia.org/be-a-member

We are looking for participants with the following profile:

· wish to develop professionally and personally;

· over 18;

· willing to be an active participant for the entire duration of the course;

· motivated, open-minded, willing to cooperate and share from experience;

· has knowledge, experience and tools from previous work or projects about mindfulness;

· open to reflect on their experiences in youth work related to the topic;

· desire to explore new ideas and promote mental health awareness;

· have the motivation and capacity to disseminate the project result;

· speak (or open to try to speak) in English.

Summary of the project:

Age-related stereotypes and discrimination are more typical characteristics of our society than ever. Representatives of different generations are victim and guilty at the same time, because they discriminate people of other generations while they are also often discriminated. Lack of intergenerational communication causes misunderstanding, and leads to stereotypes and discrimination. Our society needs well-prepared youth workers who are able to understand and engage each generation, promoting this way intergenerational communication and. With these in mind, the objective of the project is to introduce tools and methods to engage multiple generations in activities that bridge the ever increasing generation gap.

The aims of the activity are the as follows:

1) develop mutual acceptance and understanding between people from different generations;

2) fight against stereotypes and promote tolerance and solidarity through different experiences and viewpoints for a better life and society;

3) make youth workers able to involve also the elderly in their activities in order to bring closer young and old generations.

Partners organisations:

· Crveni krst Krusevac – Serbia

· INNONET – Slovakia

· DCTR – Portugal

· EURO SUD – Italy

· ACPELIA – Cyprus

· Walk Together – Bulgaria

· BRIGHT – North Macedonia

· Young Folks – Latvia

Aplication for Interest of Participation: https://forms.gle/cvNSQd9fFZsmeNRB7

If you want to be a candidate of our program please complete the application form and don't forget to complete the membership form if you are not a member of our organisation. Link for completing the application of membership: https://www.acpelia.org/be-a-member

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