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th in Action activities –all initiatives included in the current Erasmus+ program. The participants find out insights from volunteers that were involved in programs mentioned above. Thus some solutions have been proposed in order to promote these programs in an efficient way, especially in rural areas where the information doesn’t reach its target so efficiently. The representatives of NGOs motivated the importance of creating your own NGO and how an organization can be considered an entrepreneurial start-up. The world café method allowed to the participants to gather as much details and insights about the NGO engine, how to motivate the vo-

lunteers and to promote their projects in a sustainable way.

animal welfare, and help them meanwhile to discover their career path.

In the last day, the main topic was how NGOs can help young people in the search of a job and what the path to entrepreneurship is. Volunteering can be an excellent way to learn more about a particular role or sector (particularly if you are coming from a for-profit job and hoping to switch to non-profit or government), workplace or office culture, or cause. Also, creating your own organization can be considered an entrepreneurial start-up. Lifelong learning includes hands-on experiences as a volunteer which can teach them about issues ranging from adult literacy to public health to

Emilia Radu presented a best case – NGOs Communication Camp, a 8 days Youth in action training course. The camp purpose was relevant with the communication and media labour market and was a a space for young people to develop their skills, knowledge and attitude (SKAs). The participants had the opportunity to experience and explore creative and innovative approaches in new media issues & bring their ideas forward in order to develop the field of Communication and New Media. At the end of this training course, the participants knew what the demands from the

employer are and how they can convince the media company to hire them from the resume creation until the interview stage. Youth in action trainee, Adrian Cocardan continued with an example of volunteering and entrepreneurship project implemented in Romania, mentioning the importance of entrepreneurship education in the early stages of young people studies. The vocational school system– also known as technical schools – should be one of the most important beneficiaries of this. At the end of the conference, the participants worked in groups at new projects to be implemented in the following mon-

ths to fight against youth unemployment and to offer support to the youngsters to find a job according to their skills.

“If we want to see more entrepreneurship down the road, we need to create a culture in our schools where entrepreneurial learning is pervasive.” — Adrian Cocardan

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Work in progress - Final report  

This booklet is a summuary of "Work in progress", a project funded by "Europe for citizens" Programme with the aim of establishing a platfor...

Work in progress - Final report  

This booklet is a summuary of "Work in progress", a project funded by "Europe for citizens" Programme with the aim of establishing a platfor...

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