Ukrainian activists, join the Grow seminar
18-09-2023 - 24-09-2023
Are you passionate about volunteer engagement, organizational development, and youth participation? Do you want to explore the topics of dialogue, inclusion, democratic culture, and organizational growth? Do you want to meet, learn, and share experiences with youth organizations and volunteers from Ukraine and Denmark?
Then, it's the sign to join the GROW seminar in Moldova.
Together with Danish Youth Council, we invite you to participate in an international seminar in Moldova focusing on dialogue, cultural exchange, and building strong, democratic, and inclusive youth organizations in Ukraine and Denmark.
During the seminar, you will:
- Get concrete tools to build a strong organizational culture focusing on dialogue, participatory democracy, teamwork, volunteer engagement, and conflict management
- Analyze your own organizational culture and identify potential areas of development and growth
- Develop a small change project or a workshop to carry out in your own organization
- Engage in intercultural dialogue and exchange of experiences with young volunteers from Denmark
- Practice and build your personal skills within communication, dialogue, and giving and receiving constructive feedback
- Become part of a network of passionate Ukrainian and Danish youth engaged in developing strong democratic organizations with a culture, where volunteers can thrive, develop, and feel safe
You will have the opportunity to participate in thematic workshops of your choice on some of the following topics: Dialogue and communication, Inclusion and diversity in organizations, Youth participation and influence, Organizational development, Volunteer well-being and creating safe organizational spaces, Conflict management and Volunteer engagement, motivation, and leadership
You will work on current challenges and areas of potential development in your own organization. All participants are expected to carry out a small change project or a workshop in their own organization after the seminar related to one or more topics covered by the GROW seminar.
Who can participate?
- Actively engaged in a youth organization / initiative in Ukraine
- Between 18 and 30 years old
- Highly motivated, aiming to network and learn more about the topics of the GROW seminar
- Able to participate in the seminar, and a follow-up meeting
- Committed to implementing + you have the support from your organization to carry out a small change project or a workshop in your organization after the seminar
- Applying together with a co-volunteer from your organization
Dates of the seminar: September 18-24
Location: seminar takes place in Chisinau, Moldova.
Costs: expenses for the transportation, accommodation, food, insurance, etc. related to the seminar are covered
How to apply?
The application should be developed together with your co-volunteer from your organization and must consist of:
- Your motivation for participating in the GROW seminar
- Reflections on how your organization can benefit from your participation
- No need to send a CV or list of achievements – we value engagement, commitment, and motivation
The application deadline is August 20 at 23:59. Apply now via the link: https://bit.ly/GROW_apply.
We cannot wait to meet you and get stronger together 💚