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Up for Debate

Asociatia Comunitati Pentru Tineret

Craiova, Romania

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Project description

UP FOR DEBATE attеmpts tο prеparе studеnts tο facе challеngеs basеd οn thе ability tο arguе and cοuntеr-arguе οn civic and sοcial issuеs. It aims tο gеnеratе and stimulatе in yοungеr gеnеratiοns a trustful attitudе in ratiοnal rеsеarch, in thе frее cοmparisοn οf idеas, in thе nοn-viοlеnt cοnduct οf discussiοn, as wеll as a critical attitudе. Aims tο hеlp studеnts tο acquirе thrοugh gaming a dееpеr awarеnеss οf thеmsеlvеs, οf thеir abilitiеs and οf thеir οwn intеrеsts in thе mеrits οf ratiοnality. Promoting the spirit of collaboration, the teamwork attitude and listening ability.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

International travel, local transport, accommodation and utility fees, monthly communication costs, costs related to activities are covered directly by Association ACT. Monthly food allowance: 150 euro/month Pocket money: 90 euro/month.

Training during the project

On-arrival training and Midterm Training will consist in meetings with trainers from Romania National Agency Upon arrival we will organize our most intensive preparation measure, a capacity building program that addresses 5 main pillars: - Project Understanding and organizational integration - Youth work and non-formal methods training - Team building and team work development - Tools and project instruments understanding etc. Romanian lessons 2 times per/week.

Volunteer profile

- Age range between 18 and 30 - Outgoing and communicative, can work with groups and has a good spirit of initiative - A medium level of English – this requirement will not be enforced very strictly, the ideas is for the level of English of the volunteer to be sufficient for day to day communication and to allow for the Romanian language lessons to be carried out - Has a solid motivation for his participation in the volunteering activity - Is interested in working with young people, organize and implement non-formal activities

Activity Dates

A total of 27 week(s) during the period 01/03/2020 to 31/08/2020


Activity Location

AI Cuza Nr. 48, 200530 Craiova Romania


Looking for volunteers from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom


Activity Topics

Citizenship and democratic participation

Education and training


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 01/03/2020