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AIESEC Constanta


EVS Accreditation Details
EVS accreditation type
organisation_acctype: 
Sending
Receiving
Coordinating
EVS accreditation expiry date 29/08/2015
Location Constanta, Romania
Organisation topics
organisation_theme: 
European awareness
Youth policies
Inclusion topics
organisation_inclusion: 
Cultural differences

EVS accreditation number

2012-RO-50

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Project Environment

We are looking forward to provide as many of this opportunities to the marginalised group of youth within our capacity. We do not have a wide infrastructure needed to accommodate the volunteer (hosting place, financial allowance, meals etc.), but we do have experience in hosting volunters in difficult financial conditions; we can solve hosting problems with less expenditure than real market prices, also we have members that can guide the volunteer and help him/her overcome any difficulty it may occure.

Outline the project environment for the suggested voluntary Service, including the local community where the project will take place (e.g. geographical, social and economical environment). If the host placement is located in a live-in community, please include the rules and conditions that apply also for the volunteer.

Constanta is a town with great economic and social potential in Romania. It is situated on the Black Sea Coast and its main economical activities are connected to port and shipping activities, tourism, constructions industry, and agro-food.
Constanta County has a hill-relief and important elements tourist-related features are specific for the region: the Black Sea Coast, the Danube River and the proximity of the Danube Delta. Also, Constanta is located 250 km-South from Bucharest, Romanian’s capital, and has a common border with Bulgaria. Constanta County is organised into 71 local communities, out of which 13 towns, including Constanta.
Historically, Constanta has a rich cultural heritage, including old vestiges of Greek cities and ports, of local civilizations, further colonized by Greeks and Romans. The histories research has evidenced local communities as old as the iron age. Also, the region between Danube and Black Sea Coast emulated between Romanian and Turkish rulers, and in 1858 has definitively been attached to modern Romanian state.
Since Romania is going now through significant social, cultural and economic changes and is a member state of the European Union, Constanta is likely to become an important economic centre of our country, being appointed as development centre (pole) of national interest. Constanta has currently approximately 34.000 active enterprises, of which 98% are small and medium enterprises, and its population counts app. 351.000 inhabitants. It is very important to mention that Constanta town ranks second in importance, after Bucharest (capital), taking into consideration the GDP per capita.
Concerning the social aspect, Constanta has a multiethnic society, due to its history of prolonged interaction with the Turkish Empire, neighbouring Bulgarians and Russians, Macedonians, etc. The town is a University centre, based on the three state universities and 5 private universities. Important cultural attractions, such as museums, libraries, theatres, festivals, cultural events, animate the region. Concerning involvement opportunities for young people, the number of volunteer organizations has registered an increasing trend in the last 3 years. Also, both local companies and the community have started to recognize the importance of volunteer activities and to support the implication of young people in dealing and solving specific problems such as education, entrepreneurship, finance, energy, and others.
In the non-corporate sector, Constanta has many organizations aiming at improving the quality of life for all social groups, such as homeless people, HIV infected people, women or youth. Even though this sector demonstrates a strong initiative and desire to create a better community, there are still many to be done in order to overcome reluctant mentalities and practically implement improvement measures. Also, as Constanta town and region faces important environmental challenges due to the Black Sea, the Danube and Danube Delta bordering, important environmental organizations are active in our area.
The new generation is starting to understand the importance of their implication in trying to change old mentalities. It is important to make enterprises and organizations aware of their great role in improving life standards and promote social responsibility. In the same time, these structures can speculate their full potential by getting involved in social issues. The main problem we have observed both at national and local level in Romania is the need to have active young people with initiatives, well informed on issues we deal with every day in our country, region and world. Also they are less aware of the impact they could have in society if becoming involved in projects with specific topics.


Due to the fact that the Romanian society is now oriented in aligning to the European standards and global tendencies, volunteering has become a required activity in the personal and professional development of young people. The problem is that they are not entirely aware of the opportunities and responsibilities they can take as a volunteer and they don’t have a well defined image and enough information on this matter.
To resume, the project environment is described by 3 problems:
 A low number of young people actively involved in society;
 A low level of interest in the world issues;
 The lack of information regarding the different aspects of the global, national and local issues.

We consider that our impact, as a volunteering organization, could be greater with our involvement in the education children’s from the kindergarten to university, as it is important to assume their social roles since their early ages. In this way we can offer them the basic skills and knowledge they need in order to take an active role in society and become positive change agents.
The EVS volunteers that we will host will be involved in cultural activities/events to promote their European citizenship and cultures in projects organized by AIESEC Constanta. In this way, they will bring direct contribution to our local community, by supporting our activities for the mentioned target groups, and bring a more culturally opened attitude towards volunteering and education practices.



Please explain:
• what you can offer to volunteers in terms of Service and learning opportunities,
• what will be the role of EVS volunteers in the Host Organisation,
• the activities in which the volunteers could be involved and the activities the volunteers could create in your organisation. Please give examples of typical activities/tasks for the volunteers.

AIESEC CONSTANTA is an organization that offers their members leadership opportunities and international EXCHANGE stages every year. The EVS volunteers will actively involve in youth project activities, but also will benefit of a reception plan with activities run especially for them.
In terms of cultural support, each volunteer will have the support of a personal “trainee buddy”, meaning a person (member of the organization) who will help him/her with becoming acquanted with Constanta area (accomodation, local and regional orientation, local transport, etc.), and also support him/her during the volunteering stage.
In terms of facilites, our organisation will ensure free-of-charge and permanent access to internet, telephone and fax, translation services, meeting area, and other logistics in order to prepare the activities properly.
The role of the volunteer:
The volunteer will be involved mainly on one of the project organized by AIESEC Constanta, as described in section II “Description of the organization”, and also in the current activities developed by AIESEC.
The volunteer will have a job description. The potential tasks he/she could get involved in are:
1. promoting to over 300 pupils (young teenagers from high schools) an international view about non-formal education;
2. building, along with the organizing committee, outdoor activities for pupils: theatre forum, team building, realize togheter with a group pf pupils an english play, global village;
3. organize learning circle & debates on formal education vs. non-formal education or about his/her international experience, etc.;
4. organizing creativity workshops and a photography contest where pupils involved in the project will participate;
5. evaluate the outdoor activities run;
6. research upon games, plays, general activities for team buildings and implement them along with the pupils;
7. organize cultural transfer sessions, in which the volunteer will represent his/her country and present specifinc and interesting aspects about his/her country;
The tasks can vary from a volunteer to another (they are flexible), so that the volunteer could come up with new activities to promote international experiences for young people and also give feedback for the projects developed by AIESEC CONSTANTA.The schedule is between 09:00 – 15:00, 5 days per week.
The reception plan consists in several activities in which the volunteer could be involved. The purpose of this plan is to support the volunteer to overcome cultural differences that might appear and also to know the organization better:
A. AIESEC CONSTANTA involvement:
1. The volunteer receives all formal information concerning Romania
- Reception Booklet containing information about Romania, Constanta before the arrival;
- Magazines, newspapers, etc. about the local issues and news about Constanta’ s environment;
2. The volunteer has a clear picture on activities and current reality of AIESEC CONSTANTA
- In the first weekend spent in Constanta the volunteer will know the activities where he/she can involve and also will meet the members of the organization;


3. The accommodation
- The organization will facilitate the rental of an apartment for the volunteer and solve all accommodation issues it may appear (relation with the owner, utilities, telecommunication, etc.);
B. Cultural Involvement. The volunteer has knowledge on his/her own culture and is able to present it to others:
- She/he presents his country at meetings and seminars of AIESEC CONSTANTA;
- AIESEC CONSTANTA develops a cultural shock presentation for the volunteer about the host country;
-He/She participates at Global Village-an interactive presentation of the culture.
C. Personal & professional development. The volunteer has identified his/her personal long and short-term vision and sees a link between this stage and his/her goals:
- Participate at outdoor activities: team building, sports games, cooking night, etc;
- The volunteer could have a mentor (a member of the organization or a person from a company) with whom he/she could have coaching meetings. He/She will set some personal goals for this stage;
- The volunteering period will be evaluated at the beginning of the stage, during it and after 1 year to measure the impact of this experience.
D. The volunteer gets to know and participate at AIESEC CONSTANTA events and activities:
- Assist to local meetings;
- Assist to AIESEC CONSTANTA local conferences;
- Assist to reception weekends, organized for the volunteers in different regions of Dobrogea;

E. The volunteer keeps contact with AIESEC CONSTANTA during his stage:
- The volunteer will have a trainee buddy with whom he/she will go on a city tour and maybe a road trip around the country;
- Set expectations with the members and the organizing committee;

F. The volunteer learns about the host country on certain issues and also surpass the cultural shocks it may appear. She/he also connects himself/herself to his/her culture in the host country.
- The volunteer will be invited to get to know foreign students on the University;
- AIESEC CONSTANTA organizes coffee talks, in other words discussions about local and world issues (learning circles).

There are several activities the volunteer could create in the organization, like:
- feedback on the projects developed by AIESEC CONSTANTA;
- Global Village – a social event where the volunteer will present elements of his culture
(presentation of the country where he comes from, food, specific songs or dances, etc) ;
- promoting volunteering and international spirit during recruitment period to over 500 students;
- participate at local trainings and seminars organized by AIESEC CONSTANTA in collaboration with the companies;
- organize a training or event about cultural differences and cultural shocks that may appear during an international stage;
- organize a learning circle. He will have the possiblity to choose the subject of the disscussion.

Learning opportunities for EVS volunteer. The learning environment offered by the organization is comprised of some specific elements of AIESEC:
 Learning circles: During his/her stage in Constanta, the volunteer will participate at 3 learning circles, where he/she will share different perspectives about the subject of the discussions. The themes will concern the volunteering issue in Constanta’s environment. In this way the participants would come up with solutions concerning this issue (related to the environment and cultural differences). These learning circles have as learning objectives the development of ethic spirit, level of knowledge and also the interaction between the organization and the volunteer. They will be organized inside the University and externals are invited.
 Team Experiences: The EVS projects will be organized by an organizing committee. The volunteer will be involved in the organizing committee meetings, at outdoor meetings, etc. Also he/she will participate at creating a team culture and have the opportunity to express his/her own feelings and ideas regarding a team culture. She/he could participate at team buildings organized by the project’s team, building with them other future activities for the project.
 Individual discovery and reflection: This international experience will have a great impact upon his/her personal & professional development. Along with his trainee buddy or a certain mentor chosen, the volunteer will have the possibility to reflect upon the progress of learning and activities in order to find, together, solutions to any possible issues. In this way he/she will actively involve in the learning process. Why is it important? The world is dynamic and one must always be proactively learning. Also it is the only way people will be really committed to the process.
 Confrences and Seminaries: The EVS volunteer will participate, before coming to Constanta, at a preparation conference (ICPS = International Cultural Preparation Seminar). This preparation will help them cope with cultural differences. Also, AIESEC CONSTANTA organizes every year 3 local conferences, at local level. The volunteer will have the opportunity to participate at one of these conferences, comprised of trainings on leadership, outdoor activities or meetings for planning youth policies. In April-May, a planning conference for future projects run by AIESEC CONSTANTA will take place and he/she could have a significant role through his/her proposals/ arguments/ ideas during the planning process.
 Virtual Spaces: AIESEC has a virtual learning platform. The volunteer will have access to AIESEC CONSTANTA’s forum, being constantly up to date with the organizational activities. Also he/she will have access to different informative materials and benefit from the promotion of external and internal trainings & preparation on society issues, personal development, leadership or practical abilities development. There will also be a blog of the project, where he/she will have the possibility to keep an online journal and, in this way, share the international experience to other young people.




Volunteer profiles and recruitment process:
Please describe the profiles of volunteers you would like to receive in your organisation. Include information on how you ensure an open and transparent recruitment process as well as the overall accessibility of EVS to all young people. Consider further information about the type of Sending Organisation you want to cooperate with. This information can help the match-making between volunteer candidates, Sending Organisations and your organisation.

The recruitment process of the volunteers gives access to every young people interested in having an international experience. The volunteer is selected by the Vicepresident In-Comming Exchange and his team, taking into consideration the profile, the job description and motivation of the candidate. The selection process is a simple process of matching between the personal interests and key learning points of the volunteer that applies and the opportunities available. All volunteers that participate and involve in AIESEC projects must go through a process of preparation- both from our organization and EVS-, integration (first weeks of the stage) and re-integration activities (upon return, the sending organization’s responsability) to ensure maximum benefit of this international opportunity for each volunteer.
The transparency will be assured by:
All the information about this international opportunity will be posted on european and worldwide yahoogroups accessed by young people;
We have a newsletter that is sent to over 300 members and young students, especially in our recruitment campaigns, that will contain also messages to promote this opportunity and it will be sent throghout the entire EVS network;
There will appear annoucements in EVS database about the recruitment process and also articles that will promote this opportunity;
Each volunteer that wants to access this opportunity will be interviewed, according to the profile described, and selected by the sending organization.The results will be posted on the internet, on the website of AIESEC CONSTANTA, together with the reasons for that decision.
Profile of the EVS volunteer:
The volunteer should be an enthusiastic person and eager to learn more about educational system and non-formal education methods and also to get involved in youth projects. It should be open-minded, cultural sensitive and flexible to work in different teams. Taking in consideration that AIESEC CONSTANTA is part of the world’s largest international organization, a special requirement for the volunteer is to speak, read and write basic English in order to better communicate with the members of the organization. The volunteer will be recruited from a wide target group of young people, which consist of students, fresh graduates and open to youth right up to the age of 30 years old that are looking for a international volunteering experience.
The basic competences and experience as a volunteer will have to match the specific requirements in order to carry out all the responsabilities, as presented in the “Proposed activities for the volunteers”.
Profile of sending organization:
The Sending Organisation have to be involved in youth projects and recruit its volunteers also by their desire to learn and experience an international volunteering stage in our host country. It should have a similar profile and background as AIESEC Constanta, it should present simmilarities with our objectives, and have clearely distinguished projects, presented in an Annual Report 2011. We will appreciate a transparent recruitment process, and a common understanding on the competences we are looking for, as well as the way we measure them durring the selection. This way we can be sure to find the suitable volunteer candidates to host and cooperate with on our projects.

Number of volunteers hosted: 8 volunteers.


The community where the volunteer will spend his/her EVS stage is not a live-in-community. We shall guarantee a safe living and working environment & prevent risks and crises through 4 main activities:
1. Preparation related to cultural differences and overcoming crises :
Two weeks before the volunteer’s arrival, he/she will receive a guide presenting the main rules of the community and traditional manners. The “reception booklet” also contains information about the host country (Romania) and Constanta’s city main sightseeing.
Participation at ICPS conference - International Cultural Preparation Seminar. Its main objectives are to prepare the volunteer and prevent cultural shocks that may appear during his/her staying in Romania, to create his/her personal network and learn about cultural adaptation. The conference is organized by the hosting organization and is supported by externals and specialized trainers. The ICPS is organised the very first week after the volunteer’s arrival.
Participation at a Global Village organized by AIESEC CONSTANTA team. Its purpose is to facilitate the interaction between AIESEC members and the volunteer. He will have the opportunity to present his origin country in an interactive way, to prepare a specific stand and also to learn more about our culture (popular dances, traditional food, elements of folklore, etc). This will be organized in the first month after the volunteer’s arrival.
Participation at the specialized preparation offered by the National Agency, before and after the arrival, that is required for all volunteers.
Romanian Learning Lessons will be organized in order to help the trainee cope better with our culture and better understand issues in critical situations; these will be delivered weekly, during 2 hours of learning, by one of the members, with proficient English and training skills.
2. The main risks implied and overcoming methods:
Culture shock is a term used to describe the anxiety and feelings (of surprise, disorientation, confusion, etc.) felt when people have to operate within an entirely different cultural or social environment, such as a foreign country. It grows out of the difficulties in assimilating the new culture, causing difficulty in knowing what is appropriate and what is not. Often this is combined with strong disgust (moral or aesthetic) about certain aspects of the new or different culture. This is the biggest risk exposure that a volunteer can face when working in another country.
3. Assuring volunteer’ s security:
The volunteer will have a trainee buddy, a person (member of the organization) responsible for his/her proper staying. His/hers main role is to accommodate the volunteer and make sure he/she has a safe and healthy time here. He/she will also have to help the volunteer surpass easily cultural shocks that may appear.
Before the volunteer comes in Romania, he/she will have to purchase a medical assurance, if he/she is from a non-European Union country, or the medical assurance European Card, for E.U. citizens.
Visa issues (that may appear) will be solved by AIESEC CONSTANTA. If the volunteer decides to prolong his/her staying, the host organization will assure the necessary papers for it and liaise with the consular authorities representing the volunteer’s origin country.








The volunteer will join the Group Insurance Plan for EVS participants, before the departure, and valid for the hole period of the traineeship;
4. Assuring volunteer’ s security:
The volunteer will have a trainee buddy, a person (member of the organization) responsible for his/her proper staying. His/hers main role is to accommodate the volunteer and make sure he/she has a safe and healthy time here. He/she will also have to help the volunteer surpass easily cultural shocks that may appear.
Before the volunteer comes in Romania, he/she will have to purchase a medical assurance, if he/she is from a non-European Union country, or the medical assurance European Card, for E.U. citizens.
Visa issues (that may appear) will be solved by AIESEC CONSTANTA. If the volunteer decides to prolong his/her staying, the host organization will assure the necessary papers for it and liaise with the consular authorities representing the volunteer’s origin country.
The volunteer will join the Group Insurance Plan for EVS participants, before the departure, and valid for the hole period of the traineeship;
5. Meeting community’s rules:
As a UE Member State, Romania enjoys the same legislation as any other Member State, thus facilitating the volunteers that come from the participating countries, the understanding and observation of national and local rules;
Safety at workplace: AIESEC Constanta will deliver a 4 hours separate presentation of specific safety and health work regulations, applicable for the type of activities in which the volunteer will involve;
The volunteer will not work on a shipyard or any kind of risk places, but in a secure & organized environment. Where he will spend most of the working program, there will be a first-aid stand. Also he will have a 30 minutes lunch break.
The trainee buddy will assure that the volunteer will learn fast how the transportation work and how he/she could arrive at his/her hosting place: the main routes for certain destinations (the beach, the Casino, the hospital, the police, banks, the post-office, etc). Also he/she will be informed about useful phone numbers (police, hospital, etc).
He/she will have access to internet services and also to AIESEC CONSTANTA’s office.
If he/she needs to exchange money, he/she will be informed where the most appropriate bank with exchange services is by its trainee buddy.
The volunteer will be informed about the last night hours and the risks related to distant parts of the city, if he/she goes out after 11 p.m.
Smoking is restricted in public transport and in most shops. In restaurants there are special locations for smokers and non smokers. In clubs and pubs you are allowed to smoke. In Romania it is illegal to deal unprescribed drugs.

Motivation and EVS experience

AIESEC is an international platform for young people to discover and develop their potential. Through the European Voluntary Service, we want to promote European culture and diverse Youth policies. The main reasons we want to participate in EVS program are the following:
To extend our voluntary cooperation activity into new sectors and with different youth groups (European Union, institutions, formal and non-formal education - young workers, young entrepreneurs etc.);
To stimulate good practice and the exchange of experience in voluntary services;
To explore the European voluntary systems and techniques in order to promote European youth policies;
We have never hosted any foreign volunteers through the EVS program. Still we have experience in hosting and sending volunteers, as well as in coordinating voluntary activities, as our organization’s current activity involves international volunteers recruited in AIESEC, who work on specific projects or in the non-profit sector in Constanta. Thus, an average of 8 students/graduates is sent as volunteers in other organizations, and other 15 youngsters are hosted in Constanta, every year.
The AIESEC system implies that each member, usually at the end of their internal AIESEC experience, after 3-4 years, go throw an exchange program. Some of them choose to work as volunteers in other organizations around the world, to complete their personal and professional development, and also to become more tolerant and cultural sensitive.

Description of the organisation


AIESEC CONSTANTA is part of the world’s largest global organization for youth leadership. It is a non-political, independent, not-for-profit organization run by young people. AIESEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, creed, and religion, national, ethnic or social origin. Present in over 110 countries and territories and with over 60,000 members, AIESEC is the world's largest student-run organisation. Focused on providing a platform for youth leadership development, AIESEC offers young people the opportunity to be global citizens, to change the world, and to get experience and skills that matter today. This objective is achieved by three major opportunities our organization offer to young people:
 Through the EXCHANGE Program, young people from Romania benefit of international stages in companies and NGOs from all the 110 countries and territories, and also young students from all over the world come in organizations from Romania.
 Access to a global learning platform that consists of the whole AIESEC network.
 Leadership opportunities through active involvement in the projects organized by AIESEC CONSTANTA.
AIEAIESEC CONSTANTA is a juridical body, registered under the Romanian legislation regulating the non-governmental organizations (Governmental Ordinance no. 26/2000 concerning associations and foundations, modified and completed with Governmental Ordinance 37/2003).
Headquarters: Our organization carries on its current activities in the main office, located in Constanta University “Ovidius” Campus, at the following address: University Alee, no.1, P 40 Room, Constanta.
Organization and staff: AIESEC Constanta has a matricidal structure consisting in the following departments: International Internships, Corporate Development, Non-Corporate Development, Talent Development, Internal Programs Development, Communication and Finance. The members of the organization have between 18-25 years old and their aim is to develop networks of young entrepreneurs that can make a positive change in society and in the world. We perceive our role as offering individuals a learning platform through which they can develop knowledge, skills and attitude, so that they can generate the change in a global society and enhance their leadership abilities. AIESEC CONSTANTA offers to the 50 young volunteers currently involved approximately 25 leadership opportunities.
Management: The president of the organization is a young recent graduate with a relevant experience in project & event management and also finance area. The EB (Executive Board) is formed of 8 young talented people, with relevant backgrounds for one of the 8 departments of the organization and the president. The continuous professional and personal development of members and the coaching & mentoring system facilitate the transfer of experience gained from a generation to another, generating young people competent and responsible for their own actions. Each year, the top management, as well as the specialists of the organization are elected by the voting members, following a strict process. The selection involves several fazes: application form, with general and specific questions, an oral presentation of their strategies, followed by questions and answers sessions, and a final interview with HR specialists.
Partners: AIESEC Constanta has developed long term relationships with several important stakeholders in our community, in order to support and develop our activities. First of all, we have a positive interaction with the biggest local University, “Ovidius”, which provides the main office and logistics in order to operate, as well as support us in out recruitment campaigns. Also, we have established a small local group of sponsors that offer us in-kind or financial contributions to implement our projects, or specialized trainings on different topics. A special group of partners are the AIESEC Alumni who maintain the contact with us after leaving AIESEC, and have a major impact on the current members, as coaches, mentors, trainers, etc.



All activities carried out by AIESEC CONSTANTA take place in a non-formal education environment, where personal and professional development of young people is encouraged in order to become agents of positive change in today’s society, this being the major objective of AIESEC at international level. At local level, AIESEC Constanta has the following objectives:
To develop leadership skills and abilities in our members, in order to make them prepared for future challenges.
To offer a high quality volunteering experience to students in Constanta, students that are ready to become agents of positive change;
To encourage international experiences in organizations all around the world and promote cultural understanding and tolerance;
Target groups: AIESEC Constanta addresses the following target groups:
Students and recent graduates: aproximately 50 students join AIESEC Constanta every year, 200 students come in direct contact with us in the Induction and Selection Period, 6 youngsters are sent as volunteers in other countries, other 50 students benefit of our programmes developed in the University, and other several hundreds come in contact with us in the Media Campagnes, at youth events or other projects.
Young pupils: 250 pupils participated at our non-formal education based projects like Crazy Frog, Summer School!, Money Sense and Grow. Beside our projects, we have other 200 pupils that are being teached english and french in interactive ways by our volunteers working in schools.
Local Business Community: in order to have an impact in the business comunity as well, we facilitate every year for aproximately 10 companies, internships on specific departments, meening that students or recent graduates come and work for several months inside the firm. This helps the business community be more opened to cultural diversity, put into application new international methods and interiorize a more social responsible attitude towards the social community.
AIESEC Constanta’s objectives, mentioned earlier, are achieved by the implementing current activities such as:
The Exchange Programme, whitch is the single ongoing programme, with no time limit, that aims to increase, quantitative and qualitative as well, the internships of Romanian students abroad, as well as the internships of foreign young people here in Romania, both the volunteering type, and the business, remunerative type as well;
Learning activities for our members; the conferences at local, national and international level are the major learning events AIESEC CONSTANTA is involved in, and through non-formal learning methods the participants have the opportunity to increase their knowledge on leadership, personal awareness and global & local issues. Conferences allow young people to learn, discuss about problems in society, establish strategic directions and plan future projects and strategies in order to have a positive impact in society.
Each year, the current activities and main projects are planned in detail during a special Local Planning Meeting, and compiled into a Year Plan. Thus, the 2012 – 2013 Plan identified and addresses four topics: education, social responsibility and entrepreneurship. For 2012-2013 period, the projects to be developed are the following:

1. „GROW” is a long-term non-formal education program addressed to the high school students in Romania from 9th to 12th grade. It is run by School of Values, the non-governmental organization and AIESEC, the biggest student worldwide organization. The program is designed for the teenagers from 22 Romanian cities (Arad, Bals, Brasov, Bucuresti, Campulung – Moldovenesc, Cluj, Constanta, Craiova, Curtea de Arges, Dorohoi, Galati, Iasi, Lugoj, Oradea, Ploiesti, Pitesti, Ramnicu – Valcea, Sibiu, Suceava, Targu Mures, Timisoara, Turda) and created as a four-year educational cycle. The main purpose of the program is to give the students a chance to develop certain skills such as project management or communication skills and to take part in an international experience. The project includes outdoor activities (team building, team work exercises, etc), indoor (training sessions), all based on non-formal education. Seven high schools from Constanta are involved in this project.

2. „Money Sense”, is a program of financial education addressed to high school students. In is run by AIESEC in collaboration with RBS. The project goal is to educate pupils how to manage their money, how to benefit from the banking services and ow to create their own business. Money Sense in a national project present in 14 cities from Romania.
3. „DRAW” is a non-formal education project that has as target young students from 6th to 7th grade. The project will include sessions to stimulate creativity, improve English Language and facilitates direct beneficiaries latent personal skills development, giving them the chance to choose their future career they may perform.
4. “Constanta Fluiera Fault” ( “CFF” ) is a long term social responsibility program for the entire environment from Constanta, but the special target are students and the corporate part. In this program, students can take part in different activities (Beach volley ball contest, flash mob, movie days etc ) who have the purpose to understand that it is important to have a healthy life style. In the same time, corporate partners delivers workshops for incresing knowledge about social responsibility and offer their support in organizing all the activities.
5. “AIESEC University” is a project based on workshops from different fields: marketing, sales, finance, addressed to the students from Universities from Constanta. They have the chance to participate at trainings delivered by Local Team of Trainers and Alumni from AIESEC Constanta, and by representative person from companies. Students can find out what is in real life to work in a specific area and they have the chance to improve their future career.

Contact details
Organisation name AIESEC Constanta
Street Aleea Universitatii, nr.1
Postal code 900470
Town/city Constanta
Country Romania
Email address constanta@aiesec.net
Website www.aiesecconstanta.ro
Telephone number +40 0341 409 800
Fax number

Last update: 30/08/2012