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Vocational Education and Training (VET) opportunities Catalogue

CONTACT SchopenhauerstraĂ&#x;e 34 14467 Potsdam, Germany Telephone: +49 (0) 331 971 980 Fax: +49 (0) 331 971 9834 www.sportjugend-bb.de

CONTACT Calle Gamazo 17. 41.001 Sevilla, Spain Telephone: +34 955 542 362 Fax:+34 955 515 045 www.gantalcala.org

CONTACT Unit 28, 30-38 Dock Street Leeds, LS10 1JF, United Kingdom Telephone: +44 (0) 113 242 0888 Fax: +44 (0) 113 242 0999 www.everythingispossible.eu


CONTENT PROJECT DESCRIPTION............................................................................................................................ 3 VET opportunities Catalogue Form ......................................................................................................... 4 BRANDENBURGISCHE SPORTJUGEND IM LANDESSPORTBUND BRANDENBURG E.V............................. 6 Youth Educational Centre Blossin ........................................................................................................... 7 Sport and health oriented Kindergarten and after school care center .................................................. 9 The Project center “Neuseddin” ........................................................................................................... 11 GANTALCALA ......................................................................................................................................... 13 Youth Educational Centre “La Gota de Leche” (Audio Department) interested in: ............................. 14 Youth Educational Centre “La Gota de Leche” (Video Department) interested in: ............................. 16 NGO Asociación Gantalcalá - Mobility Department (La Rioja) interested in: ....................................... 18 EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE ...................................................................................................................... 20 Environmental and Recycling project ................................................................................................... 21 Roundhay St John's School C.E Primary School .................................................................................... 23 Bradford Foyer ...................................................................................................................................... 25

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION In previous years, two partner organizations (“Brandenburgische Sportjugend im Landessportbund Brandenburg e.V.” from Germany and “Everything is Possible” from United Kingdom) of the current project worked together in order to develop a variety of good practice in Vocational Education and Training (VET) for trainees with a background of social obstacles and in order to offer them different vocational and pre-vocational opportunities. Through this past cooperation they already investigated the support needs of such a target group in accessing VET abroad and, through joint working, discovered the obstacles preventing them accessing VET. As a result ‘Leonardo pathway passport’ (booklet) was produced which would support the target group in their access to international VET and travel throughout their VET experience. This new partnership through project “Effective Inclusion”, starting in September 2011 and finishing in August 2013, has involved a new partner organization “Gantalcala” from Spain. Partners agreed to develop Guidelines for Sending and Hosting Organizations of trainees with fewer opportunities. The focus was to define common standards for the organizations in order to provide quality support for trainees and tackle specific challenges and problems. Also, recommendations and suggestions were gathered through sharing of good practice examples between the partner organizations. It was decided to investigate and improve VET-opportunities available to this target group in each of the partner areas and endeavor to develop a better service for these learners with fewer opportunities. The partnership was used to define for hosting and sending organizations the support that is necessary to give to the target group in order to make the VET opportunities more successful for each of the involved. Even if all the partners are experienced in working with the target group there is nevertheless a different approach of working in the international context. The purpose of this Vocational Education and Training (VET) opportunities Catalogue is to collect the descriptions of potential VET opportunities and learning possibilities for trainees in partner countries. Organizations chose their own design, font and formatting for the description of the traineeship. The amount and content of the information could vary dependent on the traineeship. Nevertheless, some basic information was included in all of the descriptions of the traineeship. For this reason, the special form had to be followed when preparing descriptions of the traineeships.

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VET opportunities Catalogue Form The purpose of Vocational Education and Training (VET) opportunities Catalogue is to collect the descriptions of potential VET opportunities and learning possibilities for trainees in partner countries. Organizations can choose their own design, font and formatting for the description of the traineeship. The amount and content of the information may vary dependent on the traineeship. Nevertheless, some basic information must be included in all of the descriptions of the traineeship. For this reason, the guidelines below are to be followed when preparing descriptions of the traineeships.

Project Logo

Traineeship Title

Photo(s) and logo(s) from the traineeship place

Main working areas and themes for the trainee

Description of the Hosting organization

Mission and values Aim and objectives Working fields and achievements Working methods

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Description of the traineeship

Place of the traineeship Aim of the traineeship Main working area Role and potential responsibilities of the trainee Concepts and methods used during traineeship Information about mentor and insurance Other important issues related to this particular traineeship

Outcomes and benefits for the trainee

Gained professional skills (specify) Gained social competences (specify) Gained intercultural competences (specify) Gained qualifications and certifications Contribution to employability Contribution to personal development Other specific benefits

Contact details

Email and telephone number of the contact person Website(s) of the host organization

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BRANDENBURGISCHE SPORTJUGEND IM LANDESSPORTBUND BRANDENBURG E.V.

The Brandenburgische Sportjugend (Sports Youth Brandenburg) is an independent working youth organization in the 'Sports Federation Brandenburg'. Its members are children and teenagers as well as their youth representatives who are organized in more than 2.500 sporting-clubs. It counts more than 137 thousand members under the age of 27. Therefore it is the largest youth association in the state of Brandenburg. The 'Sports Youth Brandenburg' is of public utility and recognized as an independent supporter of the 'freie Jugendhilfe' (helping-service for young people). The organization stands up for the co-operation and co-determination of young people in sporting-clubs and associations and acts as a representative of their interests. The work of the 'Sports Youth Brandenburg' is guided by the aim to make as many children and teenagers as possible find their way into the sporting-clubs. The organization offers numerous projects regarding sport, youth-work and socialyouth-work. The projects correspond with the interests of children and especially teenagers inside and outside of the sport-organisations. Crime prevention, integration trough sport, street soccer for tolerance, mobile street projects, camps, spare-time activities but also education are some of the mile stones of our work. The “Sports Youth Brandenburg” has a lot of experience regarding European voluntary service and is recognized as sending, hosting project and coordinator for the different sport and health oriented projects. The “Brandenburgische Sportjugend” has many partners abroad and is always looking for new partners, new ideas for youth exchanges, international seminars and conferences.

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Youth Educational Centre Blossin

You are interested in: YOUTH WORK? PUBLIC RELATIONS? YOUTH GROUP LEADERSHIP?? EVENT AND LEISURE MANAGEMENT? SPORT, OUTDOOR, ADVENTURE AND NATURE ACTIVITIES?

IF YES, THIS TRAINEESHIP IS FOR YOU! The Brandenburgische Sportjugend is an independent working youth organization in the 'Sports Federation Brandenburg'. Its members are children and teenagers as well as their representatives who are organized in more than 2.500 sporting-clubs. It counts more than 137 thousand members under the age of 27. Therefore it is the largest youth association in the state of Brandenburg. The work of the 'Sports Youth Brandenburg' is guided by the aim to make as many children and teenagers as possible find their way into the sporting-clubs. It is not only the aspect of fun that comes up, the youth is supposed to have a place where they can spend their spare time in a sensible way. The organization offers numerous projects regarding sport, youthwork and social-youth-work.

Youth Educational Centre Blossin is a registered association of the free youth welfare situated 45km in the southeast of Berlin. With a huge capacity (240 beds), Blossin provides numerous possibilities of educational and leisure programs. Centre offers a qualitative educational program in the field of the extracurricular youth education to youth, youth workers and social workers. On the generous outside area, in the middle of pinery and besides the Wolziger Lake various projects of education, leisure and sport activities can be realized. Blossin centre has an own harbor with connection with the aquatic sports areas in Brandenburg. The centers activities include aquatic sports, adventure and experienced education and nature experience. Blossin aims on social competences like more personal responsibility and participation of youth.

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Briefly about TRAINEESHIP: The traineeship takes places in the Youth Education Centre Blossin. The project foresees the integration of the trainee in the Blossin center by supporting the staff in their daily tasks and various outdoor activities. Through daily work the trainee gains insight into the concept of the Blossin centre that sport is not only a tool for fitness but also as a method to teach about fair play, teamwork, leadership, discipline and other valuable social skills. He will also gain knowledge about the life of an educational institution from inside. Work experience in public relations and in reception is possible as well. There are other various activity possibilities for trainee such as train himself as a responsible youth group leader and acquire different qualifications. Trainee will have also a chance to try different sports. He will support his team with administration and office work, as well as in organization, preparation and execution of international youth projects. Furthermore, the trainee will have opportunity to organize his own project, e.g. about his country, culture and traditions. He will be insured for the period of traineeship and always supported by mentor.

During Your traineeship YOU will: • learn about sport structure and organizations in Germany • learn about Blossin structure and its concept • support by daily educational youth center activities  support by other activities, e.g. administration, office work, reception, etc. • learn about the educational and pedagogic methods • gain work experience in all of these sport fields or the one You choose: aquatic, adventure, outdoor and nature sports • support the team by the organization and planning of the Youth exchanges and meetings • have possibility to gain qualifications and certificates: youth leader card, do the climbing course/rope course/canoeing license/inline skating course, Certificate of participation, etc. • develop Your social competencies and personality • gain teamwork skills • gain intercultural experience • have an introduction to German culture and language • be fit and sportive • increase your employability chances in the future

AND MUCH MUCH MORE! For further questions, please contact: E-Mail: v.ozolina@sportjugend-bb.de; +49(0)33205 207934 Website: www.sportjugend-bb.de www.blossin.de

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Sport and health oriented Kindergarten and after school care center

You are interested in: WORK WITH YOUNG CHILDREN? SPORT AND HEALTH ORIENTED WORK? CHILD EDUCATION? EVENT MANAGEMENT? GROUP LEADERSHIP?

IF YES, THIS TRAINEESHIP IS FOR YOU! The Brandenburgische Sportjugend is an independent working youth organization in the 'Sports Federation Brandenburg'. Its members are children and teenagers, as well as their representatives who are organized in more than 2.500 sporting-clubs. It counts more than 137 thousand members under the age of 27. Therefore it is the largest youth association in the state of Brandenburg. The work of the 'Sports Youth Brandenburg' is guided by the aim to make as many children and teenagers as possible find their way into the sporting-clubs. It is not only the aspect of fun that comes up, the youth is supposed to have a place where they can spend their spare time in a sensible way. The organization offers numerous projects regarding sport, youthwork and social-youth-work.

The ''LSB SportService Brandenburg gGmbH'' was set up in August 2004 as a 100% subsidiary of the Sports Youth Brandenburg within the Sports Federation Brandenburg. The organization owns 5 movement - and health orientated Kindergartens and 1 HORT; 2 Kindergartens are under construction. The slogan of our Kindergartens is ‘always on the move’. The move in our Kindergartens is seen as a mean to implement the education and healthy development of children. This concept was developed in collaboration with the University of Potsdam. The main idea is that by moving children gather important social and emotional experiences, discover themselves and the environment. Also, fun factor is important because it is considered to be precondition for movement

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Briefly about TRAINEESHIP: The traineeship can be done at any of our Kindergartens. The project foresees the integration of the trainee in the "on the move and health orientated" program of the Kindergarten by supporting the pedagogues in their daily activities. Through daily work the trainee gains insight into the concept of the sport and health oriented Kindergartens. The trainee will help the pedagogues with the on the move exercises, as well as play games with the children or organize events such as excursions, birthday parties, celebrations, visits to swimming pool or sports hall. This will help the children to activate the reduced actions to move their body, as well as opposing their impoverished actions during leisure time activities. With it, the "on the move" education has the highest priority as a pedagogical basic principle. The main aim is the maximization of children’s sports activities in their daily life. In addition, the trainee should communicate to the children that doing sports and being active are fun. At the same time, this approach should lead the children to a better consciousness for health. Furthermore, the trainee will opportunity to organize his own project, e.g. about his country. He will be insured for the period of traineeship and always supported by mentor.

During Your traineeship YOU will: • • •  • • • • • • • • • • • •

learn about sport structure and organizations in Germany learn about the concept “movement- and health oriented Kindergarten” support the staff in their daily educational Kindergarten activities support by other activities, e.g. excursions, visits, celebrations, etc. learn about the educational and pedagogic methods develop Your own project about Your country/culture develop Your social competencies and personality develop responsibility gain teamwork skills develop Your creativity be able to cope with challenges and problems gain intercultural experience be involved in other Sport Youth Brandenburg organization’s activities have an introduction to German culture and language increase your employability chances in the future gain certification of participation

AND MUCH MUCH MORE! If you have any questions, please contact: E-Mail: v.ozolina@sportjugend-bb.de; +49(0)33205 207934 Website: www.sportjugend-bb.de www.lsb-sportservice.de

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The Project center “Neuseddin”

You are interested in: SOCIAL YOUTH WORK? SPORT ORIENTED WORK? MOBILE STREET SPORT PROJECTS? PROJECT AND EVENT MANAGEMENT?

IF YES, THIS TRAINEESHIP IS FOR YOU! The Brandenburgische Sportjugend is an independent working youth organization in the 'Sports Federation Brandenburg'. Its members are children and teenagers as well as their representatives who are organized in more than 2.500 sporting-clubs. It counts more than 137 thousand members under the age of 27. Therefore it is the largest youth association in the state of Brandenburg. The work of the 'Sports Youth Brandenburg' is guided by the aim to make as many children and teenagers as possible find their way into the sporting-clubs. It is not only the aspect of fun that comes up, the youth is supposed to have a place where they can spend their spare time in a sensible way. The organization offers numerous projects regarding sport, youth-work and socialyouth-work.

The Project center “Neuseddin” is located about 15 km south of Potsdam. It implements the social projects of Brandenburgische Sportjugend which contribute to democracy, social integration; strengthen civil engagement, violence prevention and creation of alternative free time activities for youth. The aim is to support sporting and social talents of youth as well as integrate immigrants through sports and strengthen democracy. Sport is used as a method to teach about fair play, teamwork, leadership, discipline and other valuable skills. The Neuseddin team organizes numerous adventure, beach, fun and street sport tournaments which are oriented towards interests of youth, especially with fewer opportunities. Center also gives assistance to sporting clubs in enlarging their offers for youth and in the execution of their sport events.

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Briefly about TRAINEESHIP: The project foresees the integration of the trainee in the social project “Street soccer for tolerance”. The trainee will be supporting the colleagues in their daily tasks. Through daily work the trainee will gain insight of “Street soccer for tolerance” where social rules can be developed through sport rules which contribute to the development of fair play, tolerance and social skills for young people. The method is seen as low level conflict management in a playful manner. In the framework of the project, citizen involvement and societal participation of youth, particularly disadvantaged youth and immigrants is being developed. There are various activity possibilities for the trainee such as train himself as a responsible youth group leader and acquire different qualifications. He will support his team with administration and office work, cooperate with other German volunteers and assist with the organization of regional sport events which present a highlight in the youth social work in the respective communities or regions and serve the networking of youth social work locally. Furthermore, the trainee will gain knowledge in order to organize a project in his home country. He will be insured for the period of traineeship and always supported by mentor.

During Your traineeship YOU will: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

learn about sport structure and organizations in Germany learn about Brandenburgische Sportjugend structure and its concept support staff members in their daily Neuseddin Project center’s activities assist with preparation and implementation of the tournaments and events support the team by the organization and planning of local and international youth exchanges have possibility to become youth leader, to do a climbing course, inline skating course cooperate with volunteers, local organizations, youth offices and clubs, projects, etc. develop ideas for projects in Your home country get acquainted with financial funding in youth work develop Your social competencies and personality gain teamwork skills gain intercultural experience have an introduction to German culture and language increase your employability chances in the future Gain certificate of participation

AND MUCH MUCH MORE! If you have any questions, please contact: E-Mail: v.ozolina@sportjugend-bb.de; +49(0)33205 207934 Website: www.sportjugend-bb.de

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GANTALCALA

Gantalcalá is a non-profit organization of European dimension whose mission is to contribute to the development of a participative, tolerant and supportive society, through education, culture and social inclusion. Our activities (carried out by professionals and local or international volunteers) are taking place mainly in the regions of La Rioja and Andalucía. The activities are divided in seven programmes: Learning Mobility; Intercultural Learning and Multilingualism; Health& Sports; E-Inclusion; Creativity & Social Initiative; Participation & Active Citizenship; and Volunteering. Gantalcalá promotes with success the participation of young people and volunteers of all ages in local and international activities of formal and non-formal education based on intercultural dialogue, solidarity and employability. Gantalcalá has also a wide network of international contacts that includes every kind of European organizations, public administrations, NGOs, secondary schools, universities and companies involved in the field of voluntarism and formal or non-formal education.

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Youth Educational Centre “La Gota de Leche” (Audio Department) interested in:

YOUTH WORK? AUDIO RECORDING? MUSIC RECORDING? EVENT AND CONTESTS MANAGEMENT?

IF YES, THIS TRAINEESHIP IS FOR YOU! La Gota de Leche is a youth educational centre that belongs to the Municipality of Logroño (Ayuntamiento de Logroño), capital city of the North region of La Rioja, famous area for its wines and hospitality. The main aim of the centre is to provide any kind of resources needed by the young people living in La Rioja, and especially those living in Logroño, in order to develop any kind of activities related to their training, education and personal growing. Located in an historical building on the heart of the old center of the city, it offers a multifunctional space with different areas and services: -

Audiovisual department: all that young people need to make their own music and videos. Computer room: for courses, e-learning and public use. Seminary rooms: for meetings, workshops, courses and everything you need! Youth Info Point: to receive any kind of information related to youth (employment, accommodation, language learning, youth policies, etc.). Exhibition hall: concerts, photo exhibitions, presentations and public events.

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Briefly about TRAINEESHIP: The traineeship takes places in the Youth Educational Centre of “La Gota de Leche” within its Audio Department. The department offers regular support and advice for those young people or music groups who aim to record their own discs, singles or audio tracks. Furthermore, the facilities, materials and equipment of the department are used to develop training courses related to sound recording and editing. Through daily work, the trainee will not only learn about the use of these materials (computers, instruments, microphones, etc.) but also about the programs and tools needed on this field to create any kind of audio material. Furthermore, the target group of the Studio and its main aim (to support the youth of Logroño) will give to trainees the opportunity of developing their social competences when dealing with young people and will help to develop their empathy and other social skills. The department also organizes an annual music contest for local bands, which main songs are included in a Cd that is yearly distributed among the whole population of La Rioja. Thanks to all these tasks, trainees will not only improve their social competences, but will have also the opportunity of taking part in all the stages of an audio/music production. The trainee will be insured for the period of traineeship and always supported by mentor (a sound technical with wide experience on the field).

During Your traineeship YOU will:           

learn about the management of a music/audio project learn about the use of recording instruments, equipments and programs gain experience when dealing with different musical instruments discover how set up an space/studio for sound recording support by regular youth activities acquire the knowledge needed to run public events related to music (music contests) improve his/her social skill when dealing with youth gain the experience needed to run and manage public facilities and spaces be able to work in a team and sharing common tasks with others improve the intercultural and linguistic skills related to the hosting country increase your employability chances in the future

AND MUCH MUCH MORE! For further questions, please contact: E-Mail: d.castillo@gantalcala.org Website or the hosting organization: www.lojoven.es/la-gota-de-leche/ Website of the intermediary organization: www.gantalcala.org

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Youth Educational Centre “La Gota de Leche” (Video Department) interested in:

YOUTH WORK? VIDEO RECORDING? CLIPS AND VIDEO EDITING? EVENT AND CONTESTS MANAGEMENT?

IF YES, THIS TRAINEESHIP IS FOR YOU! La Gota de Leche is a youth educational centre that belongs to the Municipality of Logroño (Ayuntamiento de Logroño), capital city of the North region of La Rioja, famous area for its wines and hospitality. The main aim of the centre is to provide any kind of resources needed by the young people living in La Rioja, and especially those living in Logroño, in order to develop any kind of activities related to their training, education and personal growing. Located in an historical building on the heart of the center of the city, it offers a multifunctional space with different areas and services: -

Audiovisual department: all that young people need to make their own music and videos. Computer room: for courses, e-learning and public use. Seminary rooms: for meetings, workshops, courses and everything you need! Youth Info Point: to receive any kind of information related to youth (employment, accommodation, language learning, youth policies, etc.) Exhibition hall: concerts, photo exhibitions, presentations and public events.

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Briefly about TRAINEESHIP: The traineeship takes places in the Youth Educational Centre of “La Gota de Leche” within its Video Department. The department offers regular training, support and advice for those young people who want to create their own videos and do not have the knowledge or equipment needed to achieve this. The main facility of this department is a tv studio and an editing room that offers technical support (computers, Macintosh, printers, programs, etc.) for those who want to edit their own products. Besides these facilities, the department also offers to young people the possibility of borrowing high definition cameras, tripods and other materials, in order to be used out of the building to record any kind of clips, short movies, etc. The department also works in cooperation with the audio branch of the centre and offers youth bands the possibility of creating their own music videos. To sum up, the target group of the Studio and its main aim (to support the youth of Logroño) will give to trainees the opportunity of developing their social competences when dealing with young people and will help to develop their empathy and other social skills. The department also organizes an annual short video contest for local young people who aim to start their career as directors or actors. Thanks to all this tasks, trainees will not only improve their social competences, but will have also the opportunity of taking part in all the stages of a video production. The trainee will be insured for the period of traineeship and always supported by mentor (a video technical with wide experience on the field).

During Your traineeship YOU will:          

learn about the management of video products and materials learn about the use of video recording instruments and equipments to edit videos gain experience when dealing with different computer programs and tools discover how set up an space for video recording acquire the knowledge needed to run public events related to video (contests) improve his/her social skill when dealing with youth gain the experience needed to run and manage public facilities and spaces be able to work in team and sharing common tasks with others improve the intercultural and linguistic skills related to the hosting country increase your employability chances in the future

AND MUCH MUCH MORE! For further questions, please contact: E-Mail: d.castillo@gantalcala.org Website or the hosting organization: www.lojoven.es/la-gota-de-leche/ Website of the intermediary organization: www.gantalcala.org

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NGO Asociación Gantalcalá - Mobility Department (La Rioja) interested in:

YOUTH WORK? INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY? SOCIAL INCLUSION OF YOUTH? EUROPEAN PROJECTS MANAGEMENT?

IF YES, THIS TRAINEESHIP IS FOR YOU! Gantacalá is a non-profit organization of European dimension whose mission is to contribute to the development of a participative, tolerant and supportive society, through education, culture and social inclusion. Our activities (carried out by professionals and local or international volunteers) are divided in seven programmes: Learning Mobility; Intercultural Learning and Multilingualism; Health& Sports; EInclusion; Creativity & Social Initiative; Participation & Active Citizenship; and Volunteering. With a national scope, the mobility department of the NGO located in La Rioja offers to all the members of the organisation any kind of mobility projects thanks to the support of the European Commission through different programmes (Youth in Action, Lifelong Learning, Europe for Citizens, etc.). Within this programmes, the department offers different mobility opportunities for youth and adults:       

Youth exchanges Training courses for youth workers European Voluntary Service (EVS) for young people Senior volunteering activities European partnerships among organisations Internships for trainees International seminars, etc.

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Briefly about TRAINEESHIP: The traineeship takes places in the Mobility Department of Gantalcalá (located on the office of the NGO in Logroño, La Rioja) that offers a regular service of advice and support for those people (from any region) interested on taking part on any kind of international activity that could contribute to the education and training of its participants thanks to formal and/or non-formal methodologies. Each year, the department participates in 10 to 15 projects that contribute to the mobility of around 60 people from different places, social backgrounds and of any age. Furthermore, the department also runs different projects in La Rioja with the aim of hosting international participants from other European NGOs who could contribute to improve the services and regular projects of the organisation (European Seminars, International Training Courses, etc.). Besides this, the department offers regular support to other organisations or local partners interested on developing European projects but that do not have the required staff or knowledge to do it. Thanks to all these activities, trainees will not only improve their social competences when dealing with different target groups (especially those who could suffer any kind of exclusion), but will have also the opportunity of taking part in all the stages of a mobility project for education and inclusion (preparation, submission, implementation, reporting, justification, etc.). The trainee will be insured for the period of traineeship and always supported by mentor (a social trainer and international programmes expert with wide experience on the field).

During Your traineeship YOU will:        

learn about the management groups of participants learn about the guidelines of the programmes existing for learning through European mobilities gain experience when dealing with different groups (adults or youth) on risk of social exclusion acquire the knowledge needed to run any kind of local project hosting international participants gain the experience needed to run and manage education activities or exercises thanks to formal or non-formal methodologies and materials in one or two languages be able to work in an intercultural team and sharing common tasks with others improve the intercultural and linguistic skills related to the hosting country increase your employability chances in the future

AND MUCH MUCH MORE! For further questions, please contact: E-Mail: d.castillo@gantalcala.org Website or the intermediary organization: www.gantalcala.org

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EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE

Since 1999, Everything is Possible has developed partnerships with organizations who support young people with fewer opportunities. Our organization was set up to support the most excluded young people, such as homeless young people, those with drug & alcohol problems, those in prison, young people with no education or excluded from school, individuals with a history of mental health, black & minority ethnic groups, those who have been through the system of local authority care and young parents. We specialize in offering international mobility experiences to young people with less opportunities, however our programmers are open to all young people, not exclusively this target group. We run formal and informal courses on European citizenship & intercultural awareness for young people, in various settings including prisons, youth centres, schools & non-formal education centers. Our current aims and the work we have done over the last few years have allowed us to work with more & more marginalized young people.

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Environmental and Recycling project

You are interested in: FAUNA? FLORA? ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITES AND EVENTS? NATURE CONSERVATION AND NATURAL HABITAT PROTECTION? WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE IN AN ENVIRONMENTAL SETTING?

IF YES, THIS TRAINEESHIP IS FOR YOU! The trainees will have opportunity to work across various environmental & community projects, depending on which town they are situated in. Bradford Environmental Education Service (BEES) is the environmental department of the City of Bradford YMCA and as such maintains both urban and fringe areas for the benefit of wildlife and local people. BEES is an organisation that relies heavily on the participation of volunteers to carry out its remit, whilst offering an excellent opportunity for learning to the young people that participate. Bradford Environmental Projects are committed to sustaining the environment and educating local people in environmental and sustainability issues. Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is a registered charity, established in 1980 to provide services to inner city communities. From the Farm’s humble beginnings operating from two old caravans, it has grown into a 24 acre site. It’s not only a working farm with a wide variety of animals, but also a major centre for community and environmental work.

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Briefly about TRAINEESHIP: The trainee will travel around different local areas maintaining conservation sights, keeping the green areas both aesthetically beautiful for the community and also making sure the local wildlife is secure in its natural habitat. Trainees are given the opportunity to learn about conservation in the UK and are given a close insight into the day-to-day maintenance that takes place in both rural and urban environments. He/she will learn first-hand about nature by taking part in a variety of seasonal activities such as tree-and-bulb-planting, path building, painting, sculpture and general outdoor maintenance such as weeding and grass cutting. The trainee of BEES will work outside, in tasks such as repairing paths, dry stone walling and planting an orchard. Meanwood Valley Urban Farm trainees will support horticulture or community engagement activities supporting excluded young people or animal care. All trainees will be insured for the period of traineeship and always supported by mentor.

During Your traineeship YOU will:              

Gain knowledge and working experience in nature, environment and nature conservation Gain understanding and knowledge about wildlife and natural habitat protection Support the staff in their daily educational activities Be able to work with children & marginalized young people Learn about educational methods Develop responsibility Be able to share your experiences with people from different countries Be able to try different activities Improve your interpersonal and social competences Develop cultural awareness Learn to cope with new challenges, Gain teamwork skills Improve the intercultural and linguistic skills related to the hosting country Increase your employability chances in the future

AND MUCH MUCH MORE! For further questions, please contact: E-Mail: clair@everythingispossible.org, + 44 113 2420 888 Website: www.everythingispossible.org

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Roundhay St John's School C.E Primary School

You are interested in: WORK WITH YOUNG CHILDREN? SPORT AND ARTISTIC ORIENTED WORK? CHILD EDUCATION? EVENT MANAGEMENT? GROUP LEADERSHIP?

IF YES, THIS TRAINEESHIP IS FOR YOU! Roundhay St John's School C.E Primary School, based in Roundhay, North Leeds, is one form entry primary school with 210 children as well as, 52 part time nursery children. The school population represents the multicultural community it serves and is made up of children from many ethnic, cultural, religious and social backgrounds. This diversity plays an important part in making Roundhay St John's School C.E Primary School a special place for both children and adults. Roundhay St John's School C.E Primary School's main objective is to develop children mentally, physically and spiritually through the provision of an excellent and enjoyable curriculum. It is an inclusive school that nurtures the individual, helps the children grow and encourages the pupils to make a positive contribution to the community. As the school is developing its global awareness and has recently received the full International Schools Award, hosting an overseas trainee very much fits into its ethos of increasing children's knowledge of the wider world around them.

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Briefly about TRAINEESHIP: The trainees will be fully integrated into the daily practice of the school setting. They will work alongside the teaching staff in several years’ groups (from nursery to year 6) and will be asked to support children, as well as, to organize various sports and artistic activities. The trainees will learn to evaluate what a child is doing, how the child should progress, as well as, to adapt their approach to the children's needs, interest and abilities. They will also learn to assist the children who need extra support in Literacy and Mathematics, to prepare lesson plans and deliver sports and Artistic sessions. Moreover, they will support activities at break and lunch time in the dining room and playfield. We also like to give the trainees opportunities to undertake personal projects. We are particularly keen to develop cultural awareness within our curriculum and would certainly be happy for the trainee to talk to the children about their own country and culture and perhaps teach some basic language. We would offer the trainee the opportunity to develop thematic topics to deliver either across the whole school or specifically in reception class, topics could include international festivals, information on home country or set up of a mail exchange involving pupils from Rounday school and pupils from a school located in the country from which the trainees come . All trainees will be insured for the period of traineeship and always supported by mentor.

During Your traineeship YOU will: • • • • • • • •  • • • • •

Support the staff in their daily educational activities Learn about the educational and pedagogic methods Learn how to deal with different ethnic, cultural, religious and social backgrounds Support by other activities, e.g. excursions, visits, celebrations, etc. Develop Your own project about Your country/culture Develop Your social competencies and personality Develop responsibility Gain teamwork skills Develop Your creativity Be able to cope with challenges and problems Be able to try different activities Improve your interpersonal and social competences Improve the intercultural and linguistic skills Increase your employability chances in the future

AND MUCH MUCH MORE! For further questions, please contact: E-Mail: clair@everythingispossible.org, + 44 113 2420 888 Website: www.everythingispossible.org

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Bradford Foyer

You are interested in: WORK WITH YOUTH? SOCIAL WORK? EDUCATION? GROUP LEADERSHIP? COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES?

IF YES, THIS TRAINEESHIP IS FOR YOU! Bradford Foyer, one of over 100 nationwide, supports young people aged 16-25 who, for a number of reasons, are unable to live at home, bridge the gap between leaving home and becoming successful and confident adult members of society. Bradford Foyer aims to help young people make the transition to independence in a planned way and at a pace suited to their individual development. Young people benefit from the 'campus style' environment, which provides safe, secure and modern accommodation and a Foyer community that supports them to develop social skills and build friendships with other young people from a variety of backgrounds. Bradford Foyer achieves this by providing youth with access to supported accommodation with a range of integrated facilities and support services education and vocational guidance; skills training; links with employers and work training placements in their local community and in other European countries. Bradford Foyer’s hope for each young person who comes to live and learn there, is that they start to believe that they have much to give to their City and that in return, they will be part of the success of the regeneration of the City of Bradford.

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Briefly about TRAINEESHIP: There are two activities for trainees either working directly with residents, supporting them in general Foyer/community work, such as budgeting skills and preparation for independent living or working in the Foyer Media centre where young people will be engaged in radio & film activity. Part of the time will be spent on these core activities, the rest of the time will be spent on community activities such as supporting education programmes in the National Media Museum or in local schools running media diplomas with Bradford Foyer & college staff. All the activities on this project will focus on social inclusion. The trainees will be fully integrated into the daily practice of our setting. They will be working with young people and will be able to try different activities. It offers the trainee excellent opportunities for cultural exploration, arts, music, sport and social work. We also like to give the trainees opportunities to undertake personal projects. We are particularly keen to develop cultural awareness within our curriculum and would certainly be happy for the trainee to talk to the youth about their own country and culture and perhaps teach some basic language. All the trainees will be insured for the period of traineeship and always supported by mentor.

During Your traineeship YOU will: • Support the staff in their daily educational activities • Learn about the educational and pedagogic methods • Learn how to deal with different ethnic, cultural, religious and social backgrounds • Support by other activities, e.g. excursions, visits, celebrations, etc. • Develop Your own project about Your country/culture • Develop Your social competencies and personality • Develop responsibility • Gain teamwork skills • Develop Your creativity • Be able to cope with challenges and problems • Be able to try different activities • Improve your interpersonal and social competences • Improve the intercultural and linguistic skills • Increase your employability chances in the future

AND MUCH MUCH MORE! For further questions, please contact: E-Mail: clair@everythingispossible.org, + 44 113 2420 888 Website or the hosting organisation: www.everythingispossible.org

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