Training course: Youth Trainers Academy

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania

Dates: 1-10 December 2018

Number of participants: 30 participants

Participating countries: Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries , Other countries in the world , Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU 

Organizer: Zero Generatrion

Apply here: Application form

Deadline to apply: 12 September 2018

Date Of Selection: 26 September 2018

Inquiries about this training course: Milda Latakaite at


The fee to be paid for the YTA 2018 will be:
– 250 EUR for students
– 350 EUR for young professionals.

It includes accommodation, caterin, training materials and other event related expenses. The catering will be provided throughout the event (3 meals per day + coffee breaks).

In order to confirm a participation each selected participant will be asked to transfer a deposit of 150 eur (rest of the fee paid later depending on attendants priorities). An additional mail will be sent to selected participants with more information

Traveling costs to and back from the event is should be covered from by the participant of his/her supporting organization.

Youth Trainers Academy

Youth Trainers Academy is probably one of the strongest and impactful train-the-trainers project for Youth workers in Europe and Beyond. This year we are again inviting apply and join us in beautiful Vilnius!

Ever considered passing knowledge, skills, influencing attitude changes? Would you like to learn the craft which will engage your participants in sustainable personal growth? Would you want to become a Trainer?

Keep on reading! ^^

The Youth Trainers Academy is a unique opportunity to develop yourself along like-minded fellow trainers’, from various backgrounds, and connected with communities from several organisations.

=== Where, when? ===

Dates of YTA 2018: 1st – 10th December 2018.

Participants are expecting to reach Vilnius, Lithuania, on Saturday 1st December 2018 by 16:00.

The organisers: Zero Generation

We will be hosted at Hostel Fabrika in Vilnius, Lithuania.

We are expecting applicants who will demonstrate being:

– positive
– open-minded
– flexible
– hard worker
– responsible
– patient
– supportive
– team players

At Zero Generation, we tend to believe that what one gives is almost as important as what they can get from our events. If you think and feel that this event can benefit you, then keep on reading because this call is to host 30 participants.

Would you join us?

=== How to apply? ===

In order to apply to this event, we will ask from you:

* A motivation letter stating why you are the right person to attend YTA 2018 (2 A4 pages maximum)
* Clearly state whether Student (it’s compulsory to provide a copy of a valid a time of the event student ID/card, picture or scan) or Young Professional. If not mentioned, you’ll be subjected to Young Professional fee by default.
* CV pointing out all the activities, initiatives, international projects you’ve been involved within and/or outside your organisation
* To be ready to transfer 150 EUR as confirmation of your selection when that time will come.


* A support letter from a Trainer, aka Angel, willing and ready to follow up on your development and support you for the next year (till December 2019) (**) (***). Make sure that we have her/his email address.
This one is not compulsory, as we can provide an “Angel” if you don’t have any or request one among our volunteers.

Be aware that only complete applications will be considered for selection.

Do also take into consideration that, once selected, some preparation work will be expected from you before the event.

=== Selection criteria ===

* Self presentation
* Experience in your organisation
* Participated in at least 1 training event (3 working days minimum)
* Diversity (organisation, gender, country, etc)
* Be available to deliver training for the next *** 3 years ***

NOTE: Next to the elements mentioned above, there is a part of subjectivity also from the trainers involved in the project. Whatever the result of the selection, we are ready and willing to provide some feedback to the applications; this might take some time though, depending on number of requests.

=== Application DL ===

All the requested materials for your application must reach the email address before 12th September 2018, 23:00 CET. We strongly advise you to start working on your application right away as collecting everything may take more time than you expect, especially choosing your future Angel.

=== Questions? ===

Still here… If you have questions about submitting your application or just a chat about how it’s like to be a trainer, reach out to the people responsible for YTA 2018 aka Milda Latakaite ( & Herve Tunga (

We highly recommend you to take the needed time to read all the materials, ask questions or clarifications and start preparing your application ASAP.

The choice is yours to make… Are you joining?

(*) You may be requested extra credentials to be recognise as Trainer in some of them. Contact your NGO Training Coordination for details.
(**) To support the development of YTA graduates, we set up an Angel Program.
(***) If you don’t have a Trainer as Angel, let us know. We do have volunteers willing to take care of you.

Find guidelines and extra needed information in our website: