UDRUGA ZA MLADE ALFA ALBONA
description of organisation
Youth Association ALFA ALBONA is a non-profit and non-political association of young people, established in January 2011. to promote the interests and activities of youth. The purpose of the association is to encourage involvement of young people to fulfill their needs and create a lasting foundation for the development of communication among young people to promote their interests and addressing the specific problems with which this segment of the population faces. The ultimate goal is to help young people integrate into society in all its spheres to achieve their permanent socio-economic independence.
The objectives of the association are: encouraging the development of creativity of young people, guiding young people towards the acquisition of additional skills and knowledge, encouraging young people into organized and meaningful use of leisure time, expanding volunteerism, solidarity and communication among young people, encouraging non-institutional education of young people in all areas, integration of youth in international educational and cultural trends, protecting the health of young people and especially the fight against all forms of addiction, IT education of young people, encouraging young people to an active involvement and participation in all spheres of public and social life, building partnerships with non-governmental youth organizations and local governments to achieve goals for the benefit of youth.
The Association is working on the following activities: designing and implementation of projects to improve the quality of life for young people, developing and implementing non-formal education to build a civil society, organizing workshops, counselling, lectures and public discussions regarding the topics engaging young people organizing and coordinating volunteer support network for young people, organizing concerts and festivals for young people, provide information and advisory service to help young people in finding the (first) job, encouraging young people to engage in science, culture, education, entrepreneurship and other aspects of public life, publishing magazines, books, leaflets, brochures, organizing cultural and sporting events, establishing cooperation with other NGOs in the formulation and implementation of programs and activities of common interest and performing other appropriate activities to achieve the objectives of the Association.
Target groups of the Association are young people and young people with fewer possibilities from 15 till 30 years old who differ in gender, ethnicity, religion, lifestyle, experience and education level, have different cultural and economic background.
Regular activities of the Association are leading Youth information centre, Youth club and Local volunteer centre, implementing International youth summer camps, promoting and working in the field of non formal education, social entrepreneurship, volunteerism and mobilty of young people.
Participants with fewer opportunities
- This organisation has additional mentoring or other support suitable for young people with social obstacles, educational difficulties, cultural differences or similar.
- Other experience, infrastructure and resources:
In our association we have the capacity, experience and knowledge as well as trained stuff ready to cope with different kind of situations that may occur during EVS projects. In the last three years we have send a lot of volunteers broad, and hosted short and long term volunteers in our association. We have faced different kind of situations during our hosting but also during our sending role, and each time we solved it in a way that was the best option for volunteers. We have also a big support of our National agency who is always ready to help us and provide us support.
This organisation is willing to involve volunteers who face situations which make their participation in activities more difficult, from the following categories for different types of project:
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