The "Book(s) for EVS" project is a follow up of another EVS project, which was implemented by ATFPDR between 1 June 2015 and 30 May 2016. (http://ruraltraditions.blogsp
One of the valuation and follow-up measures of the EVS project "Discovering the rural traditions" was the realization of a new EVS project, which involved new partners. For this purpose has been formed a team of two former EVS volunteers (Ana Montahna and Fatih Yusuf Ocuklu) who together with ATFPDR team’s started up the realization of this new EVS project.
The specific objectives of the project are:
- The social inclusion of 8 young people belonging to the NEET category, by their involvement in voluntary activities in support of the local Vâlcea community.
- Promotion of social entrepreneurship among 8 EVS volunteers and 200 young people with fewer opportunities in the Vâlcea community.
-Promoting active citizenship, non-formal education, tolerance and solidarity among 8 EVS volunteers and 300 young people from the local community.
- Initiation, development and implementation of 3 non-formal education methods specific to voluntary service activities.
- Constitution of a long term partnership between youth organizations in the EU (4) and the organizations from the EU’s Partner Countries (4), partnership that will promote volunteering as a form of social inclusion of young NEETs.
The main activities of the project will focus on a 12 months EVS internship with the participation of 8 young from NEET category. This EVS stage will include implementation of intercultural education workshops, personal development workshops, and public speaking, forum theatre performances, photography exhibition and film projection. The methodology used is based on non-formal education methods like: Forum theatre, living library, photo-voice, film-voice, debates, workshops, open space.