Training course: Reassessment of Volunteer Recognition

Location: Ankara, Turkey

Dates: 7-13 July 2018

Number of participants: 28

Participating countries: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Turkey

Organizer: ILA

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Deadline to apply: 16 May 2018

Date Of Selection: 7 June 2018

Inquiries about this training course: Mehmet ALTUNBAS at


This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Programme. Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by project budget limits.

There is no participation fee in this activity.

Organizers will reimburse transport expenses after mobility. Maximum reimbursement per participant will be as follows.
Italy – 275 Euro
Macedonia – 275 Euro
Netherlands – 360 Euro
Poland – 275 Euro
Romania – 275 Euro
Spain – 530 Euro
Turkey – 0 Euro

Reassessment of Volunteer Recognition

As 7-days Training Course RVR gathers 28 participants from 7 countries to discuss recognition tools in volunteer management system.

A report published in 2011 by the United Nations Volunteer Programme on the ‘Status of the World’s Volunteerism’ recognizes that there are strong links between volunteerism and its contribution to the global common goods of peace, security, human rights and development. But the report also says that this link is still not adequately recognized. Volunteerism, it says, is “one of the missing components of a development paradigm which still has economic growth at its core”. It is thus very important for all of us to continue to find ways to include volunteers’ voices and efforts in the conversation around the kind of societies we want to build.

In a lifelong learning perspective, RVR aims to bring an international dimension of volunteering for professional development of youth workers through the implementation of mobility activities. It also links non-formal learning methods with youth fields and provides open access to useful online documents and media that produced during the training.

RVR invests on the skills and competences and quality improvements in youth work to strengthen links between the youth field and the labour market. Besides, it focuses the international dimension of youth activities and searches opportunities for cooperation and mobility with partner countries by laying a foundation for a volunteer network.

The key objectives of the project are as follows: 
• to exchange and transfer knowledge and know-how on volunteer recognition
• to improve the level of key competences, social abilities and digital skills of participants
• to enhance the volunteer management capacity of partner and beneficiary organizations
• to foster quality improvements in youth work
• to promote recognition of volunteering to strengthen links between the youth field and the labour market


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