YMCA Moldova invites young people aged 15-18 to participate in “YMCA Volunteer School”

The YMCA Moldova Youth Organization invites young people aged between 15 and 18 to take part in the “YMCA Volunteer School”. Those wishing to enroll in the program can access the organization’s Facebook page, where they will find an application form to be completed. The “YMCA Volunteer School” program will last for five months, and the organizers assure that the activities will develop the personal and professional skills of each volunteer.

Lidia Jardan, project coordinator at YMCA Moldova, told a press conference at IPN that the YMCA volunteer school will be a project to engage and train volunteers in various fields. The aim of this project is to provide a platform for those interested in volunteering to develop their skills, enrich their knowledge and contribute to the wellbeing of the community in an efficient way.

Those who will apply to the program will have to be ready to participate in training seminars organized by YMCA and led by experts in the field, in theoretical and practical activities organized by YMCA staff, in events, fact-finding visits, international and national projects. Thus, says Lidia Jardan, the personal and professional skills of each volunteer will be developed and awareness and involvement in social and environmental issues will increase.

Vlad Nepoliuc, employment specialist at YMCA Moldova, said that within the project, training seminars will be organized in such areas as: time management, public speaking and effective communication, project implementation, the role of nongovernmental organizations and the motivation of the NGO sector, leadership and problem solving, cultural activism, environmental activism, social activism, online media activism and organization of public events.

According to him, the organization’s goal is to involve young people who have free time, have a desire for change, are eager  to develop, to know more, to interact with other young people and not only, who want to personally meet different experts, trainers or make fact-finding visits.

According to Dumitru Roibu, president of the YMCA organization, among the first activities within the volunteer school is the meeting with the secretary general of the Geneva-based World Alliance of YMCAs, who will visit Chisinau.

Dumitru Roibu added that YMCA Moldova is an organization operating in over 150 countries. The YMCA is present in every European country, and YMCA Moldova is also a member of the European YMCA Alliance. The purpose of the organization is to empower and create conditions and opportunities for the development of the young generation in Moldova. The organization is active in managing the refugee crisis. It provides free legal advice for refugees or assistance in employment. In cooperates with other partners and also offers food packages for refugees in rural and disadvantaged areas. It promotes and carries out various activities for young people.

Note: IPN Agency offers the right of reply to persons who consider themselves targeted in the news made from the statements of the organizers of this press conference, including by facilitating the organization of another press conference under similar conditions.

Вы используете модуль ADS Blocker .
IPN поддерживается от рекламы.
Поддержи свободную прессу!
Некоторые функции могут быть заблокированы, отключите модуль ADS Blocker .
Спасибо за понимание!
Команда IPN.