Seminar EUROPEAN YEAR OF VOLUNTEERING –
BEST PRACTICIES AND QUALITY IN
We spent the last week in the montains in Nowy Gierałtów. It is a village south-western Poland, near the border with the Czech Republic.With a really beautiful landscape
The Evs of MLC we were invited to participated we were in this seminar with people from Romania, Spain, Bulgaria, Portugal, Norway, Germany, Turkey and the Polish
partner organizations involving in EVS and other forms of volunteering, foreign
volunteers, mentors and youngsters who come back from EVS.
The seminar aimed to:
· develop cooperation in the field of volunteering (EVS and Grundtvig)
· exchange good practices of our work (and find inspiration)
· develop quality of our future projects
On Tuesday MLC volunteers we presented our activites, and after we helped in the presentation about our countries, was a night enjoyble, chill out music, our best traditional food and drinks.
On Wednesday Morning we were looking for a definition for Volunteer and for European Volunteer.
On Wednesday afternoon we went to one Bear Cave, was a big experience.
On Thursday we come back to Wroclaw for visiting hosting organizations where Semper have or will have Evs, Mediateka, Ostoja and one old castle that now is used like a special school for tennegers with difficulties, in few months will be short EVS there.
On Friday, we have presentation about other kind of programs from UE and about Senior Voluntering, was really interested.
Sadly, our week in the mountains have yet finished with a conclusion. At least, we have lots of ideas, about how improve EVS, about other ways to work in the other organzations, and lots of new friends =)