Posted on the 09/12/2017– Organisations from 5 different countries will work together on this transnational project focused on covering the demand that volunteering organisations have of new tools to set volunteer management programmes and train those responsible of coordinating them.
“Levol-app” is a 28-month strategic partnership funded by the Erasmus+ programme under its Key Action 2 for the development of VET that aims to gather organisations from different contexts but working on the development of programmes to train volunteering organisations and managers. Coordinated by Pista Mágica – Associação (Portugal) with the support of Neo Sapiens (Spain), Associazione di Promozione Sociale Futuro Digitale (Italy), Platforma dobrovolnickych centier a organizacii (PDCO) (Slovakia) and the Birmingham voluntary Service Council (BVSC) (United Kingdom), the objective of this initiative is to work together and exchange good practices related to the training of those responsible of the creation and coordination of volunteer management programmes (at local or international level). To achieve this, partner organisations will create an online platform on five languages to support NGOs to improve their volunteer management in order to better engage volunteers as active citizens and improve the competences and professional skills of volunteer managers.
The first transnational activity of the project will be a meeting that will join representatives from all the partner organisatiosn from the 16/01/2018 to the 19/01/2018 in Logroño (Spain) to establish the specific learning goals that the project materials to be created will have. The meeting will be also used to share the results of the researches that partner organisations are currently carrying out one ach partner country to get to know more about the sector needs and invite volunteer organisations on the future phases of the project (For more information or taking part on this process, please contact contact details of your organisation).
The project will also offer the possibility of following its activities thanks this online site. You can also join its Facebook page in order to be aware about the project development and get to know more about volunteering coordination and management.
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.