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PARTNER BOOK 2016

201
Member organisations and youth partners
of Don Bosco Youth-Net
Youth Net ivzw

Don Bosco Youth-Net ivzw
Naamsesteenweg 37
B-3001 Heverlee
Belgium

Tel.: +32(0)16.48.78.80
Fax.: + 32(0)16.48.78.90
Email: info@donbosco.net
Website: www.donboscoyouth.net

Partner book 2016

Colophon
This is a publication of Don Bosco Youth-Net
Youth
ivzw. Don Bosco Youth-Net
Net ivzw is an international
network of Salesian youth work offices and youth organizations which work in the style of don
Bosco.
The international secretariat of Don Bosco Youth-Net
Youth Net ivzw is financially supported by the European
Commission, through its ‘Erasmus
Erasmus+/Youth in Action’-programme.
programme. This programme supports youth
projects and organisations involved in the field of non-formal
non
education in Europe
ope and the rest of the
world.

The international secretariat of Don Bosco Youth-Net
Youth
ivzw is also financially
ancially supported by the
Council of Europe, through the European Youth Foundation. This foundation already supports
European youth work since the early 1970-ies.
1970

This publication reflects the views only of the author, and neither the Commission nor the Council
of Europe can be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained
therein.

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Index
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Index ................................................................
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Don Bosco Youth-Net ivzw ................................................................................................................................
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......................................5

Gesellschaft der Salesianer Don Boscos - österreichische Provinz .................................................................9
................................
Jugend Eine Welt ................................................................................................................................
................................
....................................................... 15
Jeugddienst Don Bosco vzw ................................................................................................................................
................................
................................... 21
Salesiánská asociace Dona Boska ................................................................................................
.......................................................... 27
Deutsche Provinz der Salesianer Don Boscos KdöR - Jugendbildungsstätte Aktionszentrum .............. 33
Salesian Youth Pastoral Office Ireland ................................................................................................
................................................. 39
Federazione SCS................................................................................................................................
................................
........................................................ 45
TGS - Turismo Giovanile Sociale ................................................................................................
.......................................................... 51
Salesian Pastoral Youth Service ................................................................................................
................................
............................................................. 57
NVU Don Bosco Centar ................................................................................................................................
................................
......................................... 63
Stichting Don Bosco Youthnet Nederland ................................................................................................
......................................... 69
Salezjańskie Centrum WDM ................................................................................................................................
................................
.................................. 75
Domka - Združenie saleziánskej mládeže ................................................................................................
........................................... 81
Društvo Mladinski Ceh ................................................................................................................................
................................
............................................ 87
Confederación de Centros Juveniles Don Bosco de España ................................................................
.......................................... 93
Charitable foundation Don Bosco Ukraine ................................................................................................
........................................ 99
Salesians of Don Bosco UK ................................................................................................................................
................................
.................................. 105

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Don Bosco Youth-Net
Youth
ivzw
Organisational structure
Because we are an international non-governmental
non governmental YOUTH organisation, we include as many young
people as possible in our structures. We are confident that by giving young people
people the chances and
responsibilities of creating their own projects, we keep DBYN young and relevant. The diagram is
divided somewhat arbitrarily into policy and practice. In reality this division is not so strict: there are
many young volunteers active in the member organisations on policy level, and some bigger project
can only be set-up
up by the help of the member organisations. On the other hand the diagram very
well reflects our vision on the task of the young people we are offering our services too.

POLICY

PRACTICE

supports

Member organisations
(Partners)

Local working
groups
informs

E
PR
RE

General Executive
Body

N
TIO
A
T
SEN

Volunteers

supports

International working
groups
informs

1 meeting a year
3/4 meetings a year

Administrative Body

Projects

SUPPORT
International
secretariat

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The Partners are the member organisations of DBYN. Only youth organisations that work in the style
of Don Bosco can become members of the network. The target group of the network is the sum of
those of the member organisations. Since 2015 we also allow local youth centres in countries where
we do not have a national organisation, and which fit the same conditions as our
o
member
organisations, to join our network in the form of a youth partnership. Such a youth partnership gives
the young people and the staff of these organisations access to our activities.
activities The aim is to gradually
build their capacity to become a national
national structure which is able to apply for membership. A youth
partner has not voting rights, but is allowed to participate in our General Executive Body as guest.
The International Working Groups are groups of young volunteers who create youth projects within
the framework
ramework of the network. They are connected to Local Working Groups of the member
organisations. The volunteers that are active in the network have a specific profile: age group
between 18 and 30 years old, a good knowledge of English, a strong international
internat
interest and
familiarity with the Don Bosco Movement. Experience in Youth work is recommended.
The General Executive Body is the highest decision making body of the network. All our member
organisations are represented in the General Executive Body and it is the place where the network
takes its decisions. We ask all member organisations to send a maximum of two participants,
participan of
which one should be a young volunteer. The Administrative Body is responsible for the daily
functioning of the network. The members of the Administrative Body are elected for a period of
three years out of the member organisations of the network. The President is the chairman of the
network and is personally elected out of the member organisations. Once elected the president only
can represent the network, not the member organisation he is attached to.
secreta
of DBYN.. It is responsible for the overall coordination
The International secretariat is the secretariat
of the network and it is also an exchange point for information and a facilitator of contacts. Through
the publications, the website, ... it aims to keep the member organisations up-to
to-date. Twice a year,
the International Secretariat organises a network weekend, in collaboration with a hosting member
organisation. In this way member organisations can work and meet together, which simplifies the
whole working process. The international secretariat
secretariat is also a point of support and advice for the
member organisations - it helps the member organisations with their search for funding, helps them
with applications for grants and helps with the preparation and organisation of projects.
There is a widee range of policy papers which are correlated with our organisational structure. We
will focus on the 3 main work areas and see how the different actors of the network are influenced
by the policy papers.

POLICY
The ‘Statutes’ form the legal basis in which the network operates. It not only describes the basic
aims of the organisation, but it describes the description of procedures for membership and for the
working of the governing bodies of the network. These procedures are elaborated in the ‘Rules
and regulations’.
The strategic planning, which is another essential part of the policy area, is laid down in a ‘Master
plan’ for a period of 3 years. The priorities put a focus on the actions the network wants to take in
that period. The concrete actions presented in the master plan are to be carried out within the
period of the master plan. It is the task of the Administrative Body and the General Executive Body
to see that these actions are implemented.
‘Few words and a lot of action’ describes the working style of DBYN.. The work we do is
rooted into the heritage of Don Bosco. This document translates that heritage to the working
reality of DBYN.
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In order to have a better understanding of our member organisations, we have a partner book. This
‘Partner book’ gives a full description
descr
of our member organisations. The partner book is updated
at least once a year at the meeting of the General Executive
Executiv Body.

PRACTICE
‘Involving volunteers’ forms the basis for the participation of young volunteers on all levels of our
network. Through its implementation,
implementation following policies and structures were developed:


It was already mentioned that at our meeting of the General Executive Body we have the
policy that each member organisation can send 2 representatives of which one needs to be a
young person. We are implementing this policy, because it makes sure our organisation is
youth-led.
Next to this we have developed
eveloped a ‘Training structure’ which empowers our volunteers
towards an active involvement within the network.
Finally our ‘Representation structure’ includes the policy of empowering volunteers to act as
youth representatives for our network.

All thesee procedures have the goal of empowering the young people involved as volunteers in our
network to be the real protagonists of DBYN.

SUPPORT
Every year the international
nternational secretariat put together an ‘Operational plan’ which determines the
tasks of the secretariat for that year. The operational plan describes 2 types of tasks: general and
specific tasks. The general tasks are related to day-to-day
day
day work of the secretariat and the
implementation of the policy papers. The specific tasks are related to the priorities and concrete
actions of the master plan.
Information takes many forms in an organisation: documents, publications, grant applications,
websites, books, flyers, ... The management of this information is important to make the organisation
run smoothly. At the same time we need to archive the information to preserve it for the future.
Without it the “memory” for the organisation will be lost. Next to this DBYN has the policy that all
our information should be accessible to all
all member organisations of the network. Therefore we
have developed a plan for our ‘Resource management’,, which bundles a set of procedures to
ensure the information is handled correctly inside the network.
DBYN wants to keep financial barriers for participation
participation in our network as low as possible. The lack
of financial capacity shouldn’t restrict any Don Bosco organisation of becoming a member of DBYN,
nor should it restrict any young person to participate in our activities.
activities. Therefore we have installed
following financial policies:

We try to create and maintain a ‘Solidarity fund’, aiming at making our statutory meetings
accessible to all mandated representatives. When a representative is facing financial obstacles for
attending such a meeting, he can request help from the solidarity fund through the international
secretariat. After assessment the international secretariat will forward the call to the
Administrative Body which makes a decision.
We try to create and maintain a ‘Project fund’, aiming at ensuring that crucial projects for the
network do not solely depend on public funds. If public funds do not come through for such a
project, a request can be send by the organising team to the international secretariat. After
assessment the international
ional secretariat will forward the call to the Administrative Body with
makes a decision.

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We have a rotary system for organising our activities and network meetings.
meetings The
decision of the host places is open to the meeting of the General Executive Body. In this way the
venues “travel” through all our member organisations countries, giving all member organisations
equal chances of hosting such an activity. At the same time it balances the travel costs, because
one doesn’t always need to travel far.
At thee same time we need to be conscious that “cooking costs money”. No organisation can
survive without funds, especially when trying to organise international activities. Therefore we
are constantly looking for sources of financing which can help us to achieve
achieve our goals.
goals We need
to be aware that public funds are largely determined by outset priorities of those funders. We
have to keep an eye on those priorities and see where they meet with our own. In this way
DBYN can link in with the budget lines, respecting
respe
our own identity.

SYM AT

Gesellschaft der Salesianer
österreichische Provinz

Don

Boscos

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General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Legal status in English
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Gesellschaft der Salesianer Don Boscos - österreichische Provinz
Society of Salesians of Don Bosco - Austrian province
SDB Austria
St. Veit-Gasse
Veit
Number
25
1130
Town
Wien
Austria
E-mail
provinzialat@donbosco.at
+43 (0) 87 83 95 30
Fax.
+43 (0) 18 78 39 534
Körperschaft öffentlichen Rechts
public body
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
6/10/1950
947693978
n/a
n/a

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
We, the Salesians of Don Bosco are a catholic congregation. We have 16.000 members and work in
more than 130 countries worldwide. Our aim is to contribute all our strength that the life of young
people succeeds.
The congregation of SDB was founded in 1859 by the priest John Bosco. Through his life and actions
he tried to give answers to the social questions of his time in Turin. He worked with rootless young
people and took
ok care of their holistic personality-development
development through education and religious
education.
Also today there are 4 categories of values, which connect directly with Don Bosco: provide a home,
through education to future, live community, and open chances in life.
For more than 100 years we, the SDB Austria are living and working in Austria. Our work includes
one high school, two pupils-homes,
homes, one students’ home, several parishes, kindergarten and youth
centres, one Youth training centre and the Salesian Youth movement.
In cooperation with Jugend Eine Welt we offer international voluntary service to young people who
want to work abroad as a volunteer in another Don Bosco centre for one year. In cooperation with
Jugend Eine Welt and the Don Bosco Sisters we have a home for minor refugees.
Currently there are 76 Salesians in the Austrian province of SDB in 10 different places.

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Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
The Austrian province is under the direction of Father Provincial Petrus Obermüller SDB supported
by the provincial-chapter.
The Salesianss are divided in 10 communities which are directed by house-directors.
house directors.
In almost all of the communities staff is employed to work along with the Salesians. All of them are
trained in their competences and taking responsibility of their tasks.
There are as well hundreds of volunteers working in different fields from youth work, organisation of
projects, support the work for young people... The volunteers feel highly connected with the values
of Don Bosco and spend lots of time and energy to support the young
young people. Most of the
volunteers themselves are young people who can work as peers with the others.

Number of employees

Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities
Explain the calculation method

100 (80 directly in 1 employee of the
contact with young Youth ministry
people)
Department
600 (400 directly in
contact with young 100 of the YMD
people)
2000
500 by YMD activities
The numbers are estimates. We don't have
membership registration methods. Some
numbers are fixed: the pupils in our schools &
homes, the students of the students’ home...

Member of the national youth council
yes
no
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
yes
no
• PGS International
• SYM Europe
Membership in platforms
• KOO - Network of catholic organisations
who are doing development work
• Superior-conference
conference of male congregations

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SYM AT

Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Other

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young
ung people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas, people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
who are pursuing dangerous and a social lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET
n/a

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshop (internal or external)
Workshops
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

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EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation
n/a

Southern
Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-America
America
Oceania

SYM AT

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

www.donbosco4youth.at
www.facebook.com/donbosco4youth
n/a
n/a
gutenachtwort.tumblr.com

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Petrus
Obermüller
Provincial
Petrus.obermueller@donbosco.at

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Katharina
Jordan
In charge of Salesian Youth movement
katharina.jordan@donbosco.at

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J1W

Jugend Eine Welt
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Jugend Eine Welt – Don Bosco Aktion Österreich
Youth One World – Don Bosco Campaign Austria
St. Veit Gasse
1130
Austria
0043 1 / 8790707-0
8790707
Verein / Association
Non
Non-profit
Autonomous
28.06.1997
943330045

Number
Town
E-mail
Fax.

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Vienna
info@jugendeinewelt.at
0043 1/ 8790707-15
8790707

Profit
Department of SDB

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
Main objective of the non-profit,
profit, independent and autonomous organisation Jugend Eine Welt – Don
Bosco Aktion Austria is to support aid and development programmes targeted at young people. Our
project partners are the Salesians of Don Bosco and the Don Bosco Sisters.
Main areas of activity are: Finding donors and financial support for Don Bosco projects in more than
130 countries worldwide; support of “VOLONTARIAT

bewegt” (international voluntary work
programme/ joint initiative of Jugend Eine Welt and the Salesians of Don Bosco/Austria) and other
social initiatives (like ecpat Austria or the Austrian Child Rights Network); educational
ducational and PR work
in Austria on issues of development policy (for example organisation of the campaign
“Streetchildren´s Day” around January 31st ); advocacy and awareness raising in Austria; raising funds
for projects and donor services as well as offers for fair investments and opportunities
pportunities for ethical
investment.
Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in yourr organisation,
The statutory bodies of Jugend Eine Welt are: Plenary meeting, Chair and Vice-Chair,
V
Executive
Secretary.
The Staff is organised in several sections: Organisation/Administration,
O
/Administration, International project funding;
PR, Advocacy & Fundraising,; Educational
ducational and Civil Society work in Austria on development policy
issues.
Volunteers
olunteers are mostly active in the last section (educational and PR work in Austria on development
policy issues).

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Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities
Explain the calculation method

31
5 fix, 500 potentially (all former volunteers)
40.000
The number of young people reached through
activities
es is an estimate based on 175 projects we
supported in 2013.

Member of the national youth council
yes
no
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
yes
no
• Global Responsibility – Platform for Development and
Humanitarian Aid
ic Benefit Organisations
• IGO – Interest Group of Public
• Network Child rights Austria
Membership in platforms
• Network for Peace and Non-Violence
• Association for ethical orientated investors
• Oikocredit
• Austrian Platform for Global Education

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J1W

Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream
m and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic
nic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas,
area people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Other

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

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EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation

Southern Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-America
America
Oceania

J1W

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

www.jugendeinewelt.at
jugendeinewelt
@jugendeinewelt
jugendeinewelt

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Reinhard
Heiserer
Chair of the Board
Reinhard.Heiserer@jugendeinewelt.at

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Reinhard
Heiserer
Chair of the Board
Reinhard.Heiserer@jugendeinewelt.at

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JDDB

Jeugddienst Don Bosco vzw
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Jeugddienst Don Bosco vzw
Youth Service Don Bosco
JDD
DB
Naamsesteenweg
Number
37
3001
Town
Heverlee
Belgium
E-mail
jeugddienst@donbosco.be
+3216241620
Fax.
+3216241629
vzw (organisation without lucrative purpose)
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
19/07/1990
948432342
2011
2011-befl-29

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
The origin of our organisation lays in 1959, with the then called ‘Kaderschool Don Bosco’ (training
school Don Bosco). The aim of the Kaderschool was to foresee in training for the animators who
were active on the playgrounds. Throughout the years the organisation
organisation developed different activities
and got more structured. From 1990 on, the organisation started to look for a place within the
Flemish youth work field. By doing this, the question arose for recognition as a Flemish youth
organisation by the Flemish
sh government of youth. Discussions with and support of the Youth Council
helped to receive this recognition in 1998. ‘Kaderschool Don Bosco’ became ‘Jeugddienst Don Bosco
vzw’ (Youth service Don Bosco). Since then, the organisation has evolved and grown. Next to
training, different new initiatives got more of importance: International activities, local summer
activities and Youth Pastoral activities found their place within the organisation. In 2009, Jeugddienst
Don Bosco vzw celebrated its 50th anniversary
anniversary with a lot of birthday activities throughout the whole
working year. All together about 1000 young people participated in these activities and this meant
the start for another 50 years of Joyful Commitment.
Our Mission Statement
“Joyful commitment” that’s
at’s what Jeugddienst Don Bosco vzw wants to be. By challenging young
people* to volunteering, formation initiatives and other ways of leisure activities, a contribution is
made towards their complete development. In this way they turn into able-bodied,
able
social and
engaged young people, who dare to occupy their place in society and shape it.
* We focus on people between 12 and 30, but with an emphasis on the age group of 15 to 25 years.
Our Vision
Our organisation is inspired by the pedagogical project of Don
Don Bosco. This leads towards some
basic assumptions that can be found at the basis of our functioning and that are finally translated into
the vision of our Jeugddienst.
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Basic assumptions
Young people are personally responsible for their own development. Communication and dialogue
with adults, as well as critical reflection on society are hereby important driving forces. Starting from
Don Bosco’s way of thinking and working we have chosen, to offer young people four particular
spots:

A place “of their own”, where young people feel at home and where they get the necessary
space to be themselves, to express their feelings and to shape their own personality.
A place” where to learn”, where they get the space or opportunity to enhance their skills and
knowledge,
wledge, where they learn to assume the responsibility for the surrounding reality, where they
become capable to play their part in society in a critical way.
A place “to play”, where young people can meet peers, can talk and discuss, can build up and
maintain
tain relations with others, where they can accept solidarity, can organise and experience
things together.
A place “of sensibleness”, where young people may find it possible to search for meaning in their
lives.

1. Young people and freedom:
Young people are dynamic people that develop themselves into an integral and unique person.
This presupposes a growth in personal freedom. They want to acquire freedom, even if they
haven’t got immediately an ideal in view. Therefore, young people must get the necessary space
s
and means. This, however, is always dependent on the society they are living in.
This entails a double challenge: on one hand to support young people in their integration into the
society, on the other hand to let them be critically-constructive
critically
towards
ds this society.
2. Young people and responsibility:
Freedom that becomes absolute is the biggest lack of freedom. Responsibility creates the correct
balance. That’s why young people should get the opportunity to exercise responsibility in very
concrete situations,
tuations, adapted to their age and the already acquired skills.
By taking up responsibility, young people are challenged to shape the social context and at the
same time to stand up against unjust systems, poverty and oppression.
3. Young people and solidarity:
ity:
Young people do not stand alone in life. They should get the chance to experience solidarity, so
they can integrate it on their turn into their lives. This solidarity should not be limited to their
own peer group, but needs to be opened towards a broader
br
society.
4. Young people and meaningfulness:
A lot of young people are looking for ‘sense’ or meaning in their life, to see who they can be and
what they can mean for the broader world they are living in. That is why it is extremely
important to let them feel and let them search for what is valuable in their lives, for what they
are standing for, for how they make their lives meaningful. It is important to help young people
qualify their identity concerning the core problems of life and of living together.
together.
We have chosen to shape these four values by means of a playful, creative approach based on
experience.
Working Areas
Jeugddienst Don Bosco vzw is active in four main working domains:
1. Training and Formation
2. Youth Pastoral Activities
3. Summer activities, schoolschool and playground support
4. International activities and voluntary services abroad

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Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
Jeugddienst Don Bosco is a national recognized youth work organization, financially supported by the
Flemish government.
Volunteers are the motor of the organization. The young volunteers are involved in all layers of the
organization, from bottom till ‘top.
top. They are responsible for the dynamics of the organization. They
carry out activities. Staff members are there to support, execute, motivate, realize, mainstream and
coordinate.
Our offices are located next to a Salesian community. Jeugddienst is a part
part of the house's mission.
Currently, 1 Salesian and 1 Salesian Sister are working for the organization, 2 Salesians and 2
Salesians sisters are volunteers inside the Jeugddienst Don Bosco . The president of the organization
is a Salesian and vicar of thee Salesian province.
Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities
Explain the calculation method

6 full time and 3 part-time
120
ca. 1.500
We register our participants in our database. In
this way we get an overview on participants in
our activities.

Member of the national youth council
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
Membership in platforms

yes
no
yes
no
Vides International

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Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Other

24

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young
ung people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic
nic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas, people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

JDDB

Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshop (internal or external)
Workshops
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation

Southern
Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-America
America
Oceania

Specific countries

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Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube

www.jeugddienstdonbosco.be
https://www.facebook.com/jddonbosco?ref=hl
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=jeugddien
st+don+bosco

Other media

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Guido
Stoop
General Coordinator
jeugddienst@donbosco.be

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Fonny
Grootjans
Staff Member international training
fonny.grootjans@donbosco.be

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SADBA

Salesiánská asociace Dona Boska
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Salesiánská asociace Dona Boska
Salesian association of Don Bosco
SADBA
Kobyliské náměstí
Number
1000/1
18200
Town
Praha 8 – Kobylisy
Czech Republic
E-mail
sadba@sadba.org
+420 283 029 229
Fax.
Spolek (association)
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
26/07/2005
948021256
2013
2013-CZ-58

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
Mission of SADBA:
Developing volunteers – bringing (young) people to be able to help young people in need (minority
groups, children without family background, children and youngsters in developing countries ...) by
meaningful spending of leisure time with them and their spiritual
sp
education.
Help for developing countries.
• To implement Salesian prevention educational system and oratory criteria in every-day
every
work
with youth
• To enable the young people meet and get to know other young Christians and encourage their
involvement
nt in church and Salesian work in this way.
Background:
• NGO recognised by the Czech government
• Salesian platform – associates the Czech Salesian youth centres (appr. 13) together with the
Salesian province Prague
• New organisation (founded July 2005)
• Motivation for foundation – few years back we wanted to start a more professional training
program for volunteers, but we realised that to be allowed to do this, we have to be formally
registered by the government – first we registered the Salesian Province in Prague officially as the
organisation that is giving training for the volunteers, but still we were searching for another legal
form that would cover (co-ordinate)
(co ordinate) the Salesian activities exceeding the youth centres, the
activities on the national level
leve – and at the same time an organisation that would be an official
partner on the international level.+

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Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
Statutory representative
Board
Revision commission
Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities
Explain the calculation method

4
50
200
Qualified estimate from attendance lists from last
year.

Member of the national youth council
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
Membership in platforms

28

yes
yes

no
no

SADBA

Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas,
area people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Other

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
changes
Social projects
Residential youth
yout care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

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EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation
Bulgaria

Southern
Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco,
Morocc Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-America
America
Oceania

SADBA

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube

www.sadba.org
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCokl1GvPwcDg7VRW
N09C-_Q

Other media

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Jaroslav
Vracovský
President
jaroslav.vracovsky@sadba.org

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Ludvik
Rubas
Coordinator for international actions
dbyn@sadba.org

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AZ

Deutsche Provinz der Salesianer Don Boscos
KdöR - Jugendbildungsstätte Aktionszentrum
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Deutsche Provinz der Salesianer Don Boscos KdöR Jugendbildungsstätte Aktionszentrum
AZ
Don
Don-Bosco-Str.
Number
1
83671
Town
Benediktbeuern
Germany
E-mail
info@aktionszentrum.de
+49885788314
Fax.
+49885788349
Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
1/01/1969
948467941
2012
2012-DE-140

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
The Aktionszentrum is a youth centre (Salesians of Don Bosco) for young people, recognised by the
government. Aktionszentrum is a department of the German Province of the SDB. It has the task of
offering educational activities to young people in scholar age.
age. The German Province of the SDB has
different focuses of work: vocational trainings, formal and non-formal
non formal education, work with refugees,
parish work. Aktionszentrum focuses on cooperating with schools and offers different kinds of
training in order to support
upport the development of young people. Main points of action are:
• retreats for school classes
• courses for mediation in schools
• organisation of international youth exchanges and voluntary services
• organisation of courses for group leaders in the area of Youth
Yo
work
The Aktionszentrum is a department of the Deutsche Provinz der Salesianer Don Boscos KdöR and
is drawn in an international network of organisations in the area of youth work and voluntary
service. The mission of Aktionszentrum is to support young people in their development. The youth
centre cooperates with different institutions like schools and the Bavarian youth council. In the field
of international voluntary service the centre is supported by the Federal ministry for development:
in this way it focuses its offer on the cooperation with youth organisations operating in developing
countries.
Aktionszentrum has been organising EVS seminars on behalf of the German National Agency of the
Youth in Action Programme.

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Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
Aktionszentrum is a department of the German Province of the SDB and has a focus on non-formal
non
educational activities. A pedagogical team
team of 10 people (2 of them SDB) is in charge of the
educational activities. Local volunteers and volunteers who have been abroad for a voluntary service
are also involved in different activities in particular in the international area.
Number of employees

40

Number of volunteers

up to 50

Young people reached through activities
Explain the calculation method

up to 10000 per year
Data from 2013

Member of the national youth council
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
Membership in platforms

34

1.835
195 (40 from national
programmes)
94.455

yes
no
yes
no
Bayerischer Jugendring

AZ

Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas,
area people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Other

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
changes
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

36

EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Ru
Russian
federation

Southern
Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-America
America
Oceania

AZ

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

www.aktionszentrum.de
https://www.facebook.com/KircheJugendbildungsstatte?fref
=ts
-

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Franz
Wasensteiner
Director
info@wasensteiner.de

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Francesco
Bagiolini
Staff member
bagiolini@aktionszentrum.de

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SDB IRE

Salesian Youth Pastoral Office Ireland
General information
Salesians Cunamh Teoranta is the asset holding and funding body for the operational entity of the
Salesians of Don Bosco Ireland. Salesians Cunamh Teoranta is a registered Company limited by
Guarantee and holds charitable status. Salesian Youth Pastoral Office
Office is a department under the
operational entity Salesians of Don Bosco Ireland which also holds charitable status.
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Salesian Youth Pastoral Office Ireland
Salesian Youth Pastoral Office Ireland
SDB IRE
St Catherines Centre
Number
North Campus
Maynooth
Town
Co Kildare
Ireland
E-mail
paddysdb@gmail.com
+353868549304
Fax.
Salesian Province
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
19/12/1919
947531406
-

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
The Salesians have been working in Ireland since 1919. We work for young people in a number of
centres and services throughout the country. We are involved in schools, care homes, university
hostels, parishes, agricultural education, chaplaincy, spirituality centres, retreats and prayer, the social
media, drug rehabilitation and non formal education. The main focus and reason for any Salesian
mission or centre is ‘young people’ and their ‘needs’. We try to respond in a pastoral and educative
way to the holistic development of the young person and their families.
Organisational structure: what are the statutory
statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
The statutory operational body is the Salesians of Don Bosco Ireland province. Staff and volunteers,
tend to be financed with funding associated with the project itself. Salesians are in the role of
Trustees. Trusteeship is a legally recognised role in Ireland with responsibility for a number of areas
including Ethos, property, strategy and leadership. All work with minors and vulnerable adults are
subject to the requirements of National Child Safeguarding Vetting Standards. The majority of our
works or projects are either under Boards of Managements or Directors drawn from a combination
of Salesians and Lay collaborators. The Salesian Youth Office offers support to these Boards in terms
of ethos training, strategy planning, sourcing of funding and networking
networking facilities. Areas we engage in
under locally established Board of Managements or Directors are:

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Formal Education: Agriculture/Technical Secondary Education (12-18)
(12
Care Services: Don Bosco Care Service for marginalized youth, Crinan Community Drug
Rehabilitation Service
Explicit Evangelisation: Spirituality Centres/Hostels on two University Campuses,
Retreat/Chaplaincy, Parishes
Non Formal Education: ACRE Horticulture Therapeutic Education Service, Limerick (LEDP)
working with urban renewal programmes,
programmes
SAVIO Volunteering both National and International
Other Activities: Mission Funding Office, Social Communication

Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities

Explain the calculation method

230
100
15
15
2500
200
We have a register. However in our formal
centres employees are state funded and subject
to State set terms and conditions. There is
enshrined in Irish Law recognition of the role of
Trusteeship with rights and responsibility over
the Characteristic Spirit or ethos of any centre
under their governance. Ethos is defined as the
distinctive range of values, beliefs and customs
which define the schools or centres philosophy
or characteristic spirit.

Member of the national youth council
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
Membership in platforms

40

yes
no
yes
no
SYM and various National
Sector Trustee forums in
Ireland

SDB IRE

Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas,
area people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Other

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
changes
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

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Southern
Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa

EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
Asia
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Latin-America
America
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
North-America
America
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation
Oceania
Southern Africa including Lesotho and Swaziland, India

SDB IRE

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

http://www.salesiansireland.ie/
https://www.facebook.com/SalesiansIreland
https://twitter.com/Salesians_IE
http://www.youtube.com/user/salesiansireland
http://www.icatholic.ie/salesians/

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Patrick
Hennessy
Delegate Youth Pastoral
paddysdb@gmail.com

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Koenraad
Van Gucht
Youth Pastoral Delegate
kvangucht@hotmail.com

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SCS

Federazione SCS
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Federazione Servizi Civili e Sociali/Centro Nazionale Opere Salesiane –
SCS/CNOS
Social and Civil Services Federation/Salesian Works National Center –
SCS/CNOS
SCS/CNOS
(Unofficial name for communicative reasons: Salesiani per il Sociale)
Via Marsala, 42
Number
00185
Town
Rome
stefano@salesianiperilsociale.it
Italy
E-mail
andrea@salesianiperilsociale.it
0039 06 49 40 522
Fax.
0039 06 44 70 17 12
Non-profit
Non
Autonomous
09/07/1993
947519184

Profit
Department of SDB

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
The Federazione SCS/CNOS was founded in 1993. It is an association promoted by the “Salesiani
d’Italia” (Italian Salesian catholic congregation) with the mission of:
• promoting socio-educational
educational services;
• preventing youth discomfort and marginalization;
• coordinating Civil Service and voluntary activities in Italy and at international level.
It represents thee social action of the Salesian catholic congregation, founded by Saint Giovanni Bosco
in the 19th century.
The Federation SCS/CNOS is present all over Italy with a network of services, operators and
volunteers:
• 90 federated bodies, juridical autonomous and
and coordinated by the Federazione: voluntary
organizations, no-profit
profit organizations working for the promotion of social services, ecclesiastic
bodies legally recognized by the Italian government, social cooperatives; they promote
educational activities at Regional and Local level, developing innovation, the surveying of social
needs of the local communities and of the individuals and operating for the development of
welfare services.
• 783 employees;
• 2.032 volunteers;
• 30 foster homes for abandoned minors;

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22 daily care centers to prevent youth discomfort;
150 youth centers/oratories to promote the wellness and the social integration of adolescent and
young people;
6 care centers for drug addicted people;
540 structures developing Civil Services projects with young volunteers involved.

The objectives of the Federazione SCS/CNOS according to the Salesian educational method
introduced by Saint Giovanni Bosco , are:
• to overcome all kind of discomfort, having as main targets minors and young people;
• to carry out solidarity
olidarity activities, the volunteering culture and the participation of young people;
• to assert the rights of the social disadvantaged categories and especially the rights of the minors
and of the young people;
• to go over the economic, social, territorial and cultural imbalances;
• to carry on the rights of citizenship and the equal opportunities between women and men.
• The Federazione SCS/CNOS also promotes the following activities:
• training courses and training activities for its operators and volunteers;
• support
pport and coordination for the activities of its member organizations;
• designing and implementation of socio-educational
socio educational activities for minors and young people in
social disadvantage conditions.
The National Head Office of the Federazione SCS/CNOS mainly promotes following activities:
• designing of social projects;
• distance and traditional learning;
• dissemination and spreading of the activities and of the projects promoted;
• technical assistance to its member organizations (about educational issues, project designing, the
managing of the organizations, etc.)
• coordination activities and advocacy of its member organizations;
Since 2002, the Federazione SCS/CNOS has been recognized by the Italian State as a National
association for the promotion of social activities.
acti
It is also recorded in the National Register, held by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policies, as an
association promoting activities in favor of the immigrants.
Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what
w
is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
The statutory bodies of the federation are:
a) Assembly of the members ;
b) The Board;
c) The Regional Committees ;
d) The manager of the Regional and Interregional Committee;
e) The National President;
f) The accounting editor;
g) The College of Arbitrators;
The staff is employed in managing, organizational and educational roles.
The federation, according to its objectives commits in the promotion of the culture of voluntary
work and of the active citizenship; the volunteers have different roles: they can be mainly animators
and educators.

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Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities
Explain the calculation method

783
2.032
24.471
Collection of data from the member
organizations at the 31st December 2012

Member of the national youth council
yes
no
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
yes
no
Member of the following European networks:
• EAPN – European Anti-Poverty Network:: European Network
to contrast poverty;
• Educ-Europe:: European network to promote education and
an
Membership in platforms
training activities;
• Alliance:: European network to promote activities to support
the rights of the young people and of the families;
families
• Parenting Support Community:: European network to support
the rights of the families

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Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Other

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Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas,
area people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

SCS

Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
changes
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation

Southern Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-Americ
America
Oceania

Specific countries

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Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

www.salesianiperilsociale.it
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Federazione
https://www.facebook.com/pages/FederazioneScs/498539473505757
https://twitter.com/salesianifedscs
https://www.youtube.com/user/FederazioneSCS

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Giovanni
D’Andrea
President
giovanni@salesianiperilsociale.it

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Micaela
Valentino
Manager international activities
micaela@salesianiperilsociale.it

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TGS

TGS - Turismo Giovanile Sociale
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Turismo Giovanile Sociale
Youth and Social Tourism
TGS
Via Marsala
Number 42
185
Town
Roma
Italy
E-mail
info@turismogiovanilesociale.it
+39064460946
Fax.
+39064460946
Associazione di Promozione Sociale (APS)
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
28/02/1968
935890727

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
OUR MISSION
TGS promotes tourism as a social experience on an association form, to integrate and strengthen the
training of its members and contribute to the full education of young people, inspired by the
educational principles of St. John Bosco.
TGS in an association focusing particularly on youth tourism and, more generally, on the various
forms of social tourism,
rism, with emphasis on the cultural and educational aspects of the tourist
experience and the social experience.
OUR CULTURAL IDENTITY
TGS recognises the fundamental values of the education of the person through the tourism
experience, shaped on essential and qualifying choices such as:
- the Salesian Preventive System
- the youth
- the group
- the voluntary work
From the anthropological point of view, TGS identifies with a tourism which:
- supports a call to common European cultural roots and an awareness
awareness of social, religious and
spiritual traditions;
- supports the pleasure of being together and the development of common interests and language;
- helps to overcome loneliness;
- rejects culture massification;
- raises the protagonism of the youth and the assumption of responsibility;
- encourages exchange of views, dialogue, mutual understanding, unity and solidarity among men.

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OUR ACTIVITIES
- initiatives for youth animation integrated into the Pastoral Educational Programme at both
provincial and local level;
- initiatives for training tourism and leisure professionals in the Salesian style;
- conception, planning and implementation of tourism initiatives aimed at the local territory
enhancement, in terms of both its environmental and cultural aspects, to
t suggest for the
development of training offer plans;
- the organization of study stays abroad for language learning;
- the promotion of opportunities for cultural exchanges for different nations;
- research and experimentation of new forms of tourism, especially
especially youth tourism;
- initiatives to encourage multi-ethnic
ethnic meetings and exchanges.
numbers & figures
- 56 local TGS groups all over Italy, evenly distributed on the territory and linked to National TGS in
Rome
- 3.079 TGS members all over Italy
- average
rage of 55 members per group
Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
TGS is an Association for Social Promotion supported by the Salesians of Don Bosco.
The Association is run by lay people and promoted by CNOS (National Centre for Salesian Works /
Salesians of Don Bosco) and CIOFS (Italian Centre for Female Works / Daughters of Mary Help of
Christians).
The Association is part of the Salesian Youth Movement (SYM) co-ordinating
ordinating all associations and
activities for the youth.
Association offices:
- General Assembly
- Steering Committee
- Executive Body
- President
Salesians delegates are appointed by CNOS and CIOFS (one each) to take part in the Steering
Steeri
Committee and Executive Body, providing a link with both supporting bodies, in order to guarantee
the mission of the Association within the Salesian Pastoral-Educational
Pastoral
Project.
Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities

Explain the calculation method

1
500
15.000
Calculation method is an estimate only, starting
from the actual number of members (provided
with a membership card), either volunteers or
beneficiaries of our activities (3.079 TGS
members), adding an evaluation (by shortcoming)
of target groups and individuals (third parties)
directly involved in our events and activities all
year round.

Member of the national youth council
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
Membership in platforms

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yes
no
yes
no
Movimento Giovanile
Salesiano Italia (MGS)

TGS

Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young
ung people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic
nic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas,
area people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Other

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
changes
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

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EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation
Great
Great-Britain

Southern Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-Americ
America
Oceania

TGS

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

http://www.turismogiovanilesociale.it
https://www.facebook.com/turismogiovanilesociale
n/a
n/a

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Massimiliano
Spezzano
President
presidente@turismogiovanilesociale.it

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Igino
Zanandrea
Member of TGS Steering Committee
direttore@tgseurogroup.it

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SPYS

Salesian Pastoral Youth Service
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Salesian Pastoral Youth Service
Salesian Pastoral Youth Service
SPYS
Old Railway Road
Number
221
BZN 1615
Town
Balzan
Malta
E-mail
info@spysmalta.org
+356 99451359
Fax.
Voluntary Organisation
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
15/08/2014
946931655

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
Animated by a team of experienced religious and lay youth leaders, we at SPYS seek to develop and
implement a programme of holistic formation for young people. The whole thing started in
September 1995 by developing programmes with a particular target group in a local area, but the
constantly increasing demand for the programmes highlighted the need for a national
nation dimension to
this service. At the end of 1997, SPYS went online. In January 2009, SPYS became a recognized
Voluntary Organization under the 2007 Voluntary Organizations Act of Malta, with registration
number VO/0078.
Our vision is of person building and
and community building, the Salesian Pastoral Youth Service
accompanies young people towards the discovery of authentic life values. Through an optimistic view
of life in the light of the Gospel, it seeks to develop and implement a programme of holistic Christian
Chri
formation which enables the young to grow in friendship with the Lord and peace with the self and
encourages them to reach out in a ministry to others.
Our main areas include yearly animation of an oratory in Senglea consisting also of a two week
summer
mmer camp in Summer, also in this summer camp 2 animators from from another country also
attend and give a different yet special input to the project. Another stem of SPYS is its SPYS.int which
yearly trains Maltese volunteers to then do a voluntary experience
experience abroad, currently the SPYS.int
projects run in Ghana, Kenya and India where we have good connections with the Salesians who host
our volunteers.
Also SPYS undergoes constant different projects, currently it is undergoing one to help reduce
stereo types
es in Malta. Members of SPYS are encouraged to share any ideas or possible projects for
the future. SPYS hosts several seminars to both the SPYS members itself, other parts of the Salesian
community and also a yearly seminar to University students.
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Having a good link with the Salesians in Malta SPYS offers most DBYN opportunity to the youths
involved in different parts of the Salesian family. SPYS organises two weekends for its members yearly
to socialise and work on their current projects, there are also monthly activities which help the
members to socialise.
Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
SPYS is made up of only volunteers, monthly the core-team
core team meets up to discuss the current issues
and also future actions. The core-team
core team is made up with at least one member of each SPYS sector and
Fr. Paul, the director of SPYS, who is also the Provincial of
o Malta.
Sectors of SPYS are SPYS.int, YES, EveryBody Matters, DBYN, monthly activity, seminars and new
shorter projects.
Projects are fully supported by the SPYS team and new ones are encouraged, members are
encouraged to take part in the monthly meetings (can also be social) and also help build up one
meeting in a year. Also SPYS organises two seminar weekends for its members to see their current
projects and also work on various themes. Therefore a SPYS member is involved at least for these
two weekends,
eekends, a project and also help in one monthly activity.
Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities

Explain the calculation method

0
40 (all youth work)
140
No membership registration, there are currently
about 40 involved people in SPYS. The youths
are an approximate of the ones taking part in
activities. Note that the activity can be a seminar
as a one off whilst some activities are on a longer
bases such as the YES camp.

Member of the national youth council
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
Membership in platforms

58

yes
yes

no
no

SPYS

Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas,
area people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Other

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
changes
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

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Southern
Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa

EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
Asia
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Latin-America
America
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
North-America
America
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Ru
Russian
federation
Oceania
Apart from the European dimension, we current have contacts with
Salesian in Kenya, Ghana and India. A possible new opportunity for LatinLatin
America is present.

SPYS

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

http://www.spysmalta.org
https://www.facebook.com/SPYSmalta
-

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Paul
Formosa
Director
paulformosasdb@gmail.com

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Luca
Cacciattolo
Volunteer
luca_caci@yahoo.co.uk

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NVU Don Bosco Centar
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

NVU Don Bosko centar
NGO Don Bosko centre
DBC
Zagrebacka
Number
3
81000
Town
Podgorica
Montenegro
E-mail
volonteri.dbc@gmail.com
+38220607230
Fax.
+38220607231
Non
Non-governmental
organisation
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
2011.
925356333
2013
2013-SI-31
(Centar za obrazovanje i odgoj Don Bosko)
/

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
Mission:
NVU "Don Bosko centar" is a nonprofit, non-governmental
governmental organization that operates in Podgorica.
It was registered in 2011. Its main goal is suppression of socially unacceptable behavior of children
and young people, by organizing activities for them with purpose of spending quality and effective
effecti free
time. We are characterized by distinctive way of work, which is primarily preventive. All activities are
carried out through games and fun, and they are performed by animators - volunteers. This kind of
activities enables spontaneous acquisition of knowledge and skills. We strive to better integration of
young people in the community through education.
Background:
Youth center "Don Bosko" was founded in 1998. in Podgorica. It is very well known for its
preventive way of work. It is open to all children
chil
and young people aged 7 - 18, regardless of their
ethnic or religious affiliation. Most of our participants are coming from socially vulnerable families and
we give them a chance to acquire knowledge and skills through non-formal
non formal education in their free
fr
time. Here they can learn, make new friendships, develop healthy habits and grow into mature and
responsible people, who will become active citizens in the local community.
We realize that through activities by which we try to provide children with free and unxcehindered
development, giving them the opportunity to realize the potential that they have inside themselves,
but not forgetting their nature and spontaneity. Children and young adults get together in the youth
center, and with help of older and more
m
experienced animators - volunteers, they participate in
performing the activities of the oratorio, spors - recreational and cultural - entertaining activities, as
well as performing working - environmental actions and camps. By socializing (interacting)
(interactin with their
peers, young people learn to be creative, to express themselves and their potential. They adopt
certain knowledge and skills, recognizing in that the possibility of enriching and developing their own
personality. The center offers excellent space
s
and technical resources - halls for football, basketball,
stone games, a corner for animators, a hall for concerts. The performers of the programs are
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animators - volunteers, young people who used to participate in the activities of the center, and they
th
still regularly improve themselves in meetings, trainings, youth exchanges. Their work with children
takes place at the level of cooperation, where they try to engage and entertain all participants. The
goal of this kind of socializing in carrying out youth
youth work through games and having fun, and in the
purpose of quality education adn upbringing of children and youth. This includes primarily preventive
work that aims to prevent the occurrence of socially deviant behavior among children and
adolescents.
We are also active on European and international level. We are sending and hosting EVS
organisation, and we encourage our youngsters to participate in training courses, seminars, youth
exchanges, study visits organized within Erasmus plus and other youth programmes.

Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
Four persons are in charge for coordinating and leading the activities of the Youth Centre: one
Salesian representative, president of NGO, project coordinator and leader of activities for children.
They work together with around 25 animators.
Salesian representative
resentative has more than 20 years experience in youth work carried out through
Salesian methods, values and style, especially with street children and those with unaccepted
behaviour. He is a mentor for all animators. He is regularly leading school for animators
an
where he
introduces them to innovations in this field. Together with the president he is preparing and
developing new programmes. Two of them are making all the decisions regarding the Youth centre.
Animators are those who are leading the activities and working with children. They are mostly young
people who used to attend regularly the activities of the Youth centre and participated in similar
workshops. During time, they have developed necessary skills
skills and competences to be able to work
with children.
Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities
Explain the calculation methodTar

4 (honorary engaged)
25
300
The number of young people reached through
activities is based on our membership
registration.

Member of the national youth council
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
Membership in platforms

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yes
yes
/

no
no

DBC

Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainsteam and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas,
area people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Other

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
changes
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

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EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation

Southern Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-Americ
America
Oceania

DBC

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

www.donbosko.me
https://www.facebook.com/DBC.PG
/
/
www.vimeo.com/user33888779

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Boris
Banjac
president
boris.banjac91@gmail.com

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Jela
Radovic
Staff member
volonteri.dbc@gmail.com

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DBYn NL

Stichting Don Bosco Youthnet Nederland
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Stichting Don Bosco Youthnet Nederland
Don Bosco Youthnet Nederland
DBYn NL
Apollolaan
Number
91
1077 AM
Town
Amsterdam
Netherlands
E-mail
mail@dbyn.nl
+31206792095
Fax.
Stichting (Foundation/NGO)
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
10/09/2008
947614244
2013
2013-NL-37

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
Don Bosco Youthnet Nederland is an organisation with several national and international activities
carried out in the style and spirit of Don Bosco.
The organisation works to organize, send out and bring together young people across Europe. We
organize international
ternational activities and initiatives that contribute to the full development of young
people. There is high preference for young people with difficulties and who are excluded from the
main stream of education.
Organisational structure: what are the statutory
statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
Donn Bosco Youthnet Nederland has one paid staff members but has an active board consisting of
Volunteers and several work groups consisting of several young people. At the moment we have 5
board members and a coordinator who carry out the planning and daily activities of the organisation.
Next to this we have 4 work groups:
1. Work Group Training: Consisted of 5 European volunteers and 5 Dutch volunteers. And 4
trainers with international experience. They made the training possible by making the practical
arrangements, logistics, finance and accommodation. They met together six times and during the
training they came together to do the daily evaluation. After the training there was a general
evaluation and concluded with a Dinner in Den Haag.
2. Work Group Short EVS: Consist of 6 European volunteers
volunteers and 8 Dutch volunteers. They take
care of the logistics, program and practical arrangements of the volunteers who are coming. They
met together 8 times during the year to prepare for the Short Group EVS.
3. Work Group Long term EVS: Consist of 6 mentors,
mentors, 1 coordinator, 1 tutor and 6 buddies. Each
of them take care that the volunteers who are coming for a year to the Netherlands can make
the best of experience. There is monthly mentoring, and buddy activity.

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4. Work Group Communication: Consist of 3 young
young people with 1 coordinator. They take care of
the promotion of Don Bosco Youthnet Nederland and Youth in Action local, national and
international level. They also take care of the website and posters. There are two Salesians part
of the board and one Salesian
sian who coordinates the daily tasks of the organisation.
Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities

Explain the calculation method

1
27
120
We do not have membership registration but we
have active volunteers who help in the work
groups and daily activities of the organisation.
We have regular activities especially connected
to active volunteering through (European
Voluntary Service, Exchangess and Trainings).

Member of the national youth council
yes
no
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
yes
no
St. DBYn NL is a full pledged member of the
Don Bosco umbrella organisation in the
Membership in platforms
Netherlands: Donn Bosco Werken Nederland
(DBWN) which is supported by the DutchDutch
Flemish Salesian Province BEN.

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Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Other

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young
ung people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic
nic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas,
area people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET
We work also young people with an immigrant background.

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

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EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation

Southern Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-America
America
Oceania

DBYn NL

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

www.donboscoyouthnet.nl
DonBoscoYouthnetNederland

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Dominiek
Deraeve
President Don Bosco Youthnet Nederland
dominiek.deraeve@gmail.com

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Biju
Oledath
Coordinator Don Bosco Youthnet Nederland
bijuole@dbyn.nl

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WDM

Salezjańskie Centrum WDM
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Salezjańskie Centrum Wychowania I Duszpasterstwa Młodzieży
Salesian Centre of Education and Youth Ministry
WDM
Tyniecka
Number
39
30-323
323
Town
Kraków
Poland
E-mail
wdm@sdb.krakow.pl
+ 48 / 12 267 67 66
Fax.
+ 48 / 12 26 63 471
Church related legal entity
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
1994
947788068
N/A (separate EVS numbers of different SDB organisations under WDM
umbrella)
N/A

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
One of the most important characteristics of Salesian movement in Poland is that it is very large.
Poland is divided into 4 provinces of SDB and 2 provinces of FMA. There are about 190 Salesian
centres which carry out youth work in the fields of oratories, schools, parishes, PGS etc.
et
The main tasks of WDM centre is to support the operation of this local Salesian centres. It is
therefore an umbrella organisation, that concentrates on:






analysing current problems of young people and finding the possibilities of getting into their
environment through a Salesian approach
collecting the best experiences and achievements in the field of youth service from all the
members of Salesian movement in order to share them during various meetings on country level
developing and publishing work plans
plans and supporting materials: books, manuals, games, projects
forming animators
organizing training courses, study visits, seminars for youth volunteers and teachers
organizing periodic meetings of youngsters, Salesian animators and volunteers on provincial
provinci or
national level
disseminating information and work from the Salesian congregation and other stakeholders (i.e.
DBYN)

The local youth organisations and youth centres under the umbrella of WDM work in most cases
with young people with fewer opportunities, mostly due to socio – economical reasons.

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Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations,
organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
WDM is an umbrella organisation for all the youth education and pastoral activates is 4 SDB and 2
FMA provinces in Poland. That means, it entails a large number or local organisations, which can be
more formalized (i.e. associations), or less structured. The head-office
head office of WDM is in the PLS
province (Krakow), where National Youth Ministry Delegate resides.
The organisational structure is as follows:
follow
1) The national council (gathers once a year to set the direction of work)
a. 6 Provincial Youth Ministry Delegates (SDB / FMA) – one from each of abovementioned
provinces
b. 12 youth representatives – 2 from each province
2) Provincial Youth Councils
a. A group of young representatives from every local SDB youth centre / organisation in
the given province. The sizes of the councils and terms of their functioning vary between
provinces.
3) The WDM office
a. Currently there are no employees in the office. There
There is an SDB assigned to run it
(National Youth Ministry Delegate). He works in close cooperation with a group of
young volunteers, who support him in diverse areas of work.
For the purposes of work within DBYN structure, a task force, consisting of the Youth
Yo
Ministry
Delegate and two volunteers have been set up. The task force meets once a month, to follow on the
development of DBYN related work.
Currently (as of 2014) the contact person is Ela Jakubek – e.jakubek@gmail.com

Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities
Explain the calculation method

N/A (WDM office is run by an SDB, no other
employees, there are employees in the local
organisations)
~815
~20.000
An estimation based on the information received
from the local organisations / communities.

Member of the national youth council
Structural support from local/regional/national authority

Membership in platforms

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yes
no
yes
no
One of the organisations
under the umbrella of WDM
(SWM – also an observer
member of DBYN) is a
member of the polish NYC
(PROM)

WDM

Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream
m and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young
ung people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers,
busers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas, people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Other

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshop (internal or external)
Workshops
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

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Southern Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa

EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
Asia
(FYROM,
FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Latin-America
America
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
North-America
America
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation
Oceania
Changes over time, depending on hosting organisations (SDB
communities) needs

WDM

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

www.donbosco.pl
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family
name
Function
E-mail
Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Wojciech
Krawczyk
SDB – National Youth Ministry Delegate
wkrawczyk@sdb.krakow.pl
Ela
Jakubek
Volunteer, National Council member; Youth Ministry
Team member, PLS Province
e.jakubek@gmail.com

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DOMKA

Domka - Združenie saleziánskej mládeže
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number

Domka - Združenie saleziánskej mládeže
Domka - Association of Salesian Youth
Domka
Miletičova
Number
7
82108
Town
Bratislava
Slovakia
E-mail
ustredie@domka.sk
+421903296526
Fax.
občianske združenie (Civic Association)
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
30/10/1991
947744030
2011
2011-SK-10
(validity date 7.6.2014, we are in process of applying for new
accreditation)

Other EU registration
number

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
Domka has been working with and for children and young people since the year 1991. The
organization has got much experience with children and youth through the systematic work with
them.
Domka is spread all around Slovakia and has very close cooperation with Salesians of
o don Bosco. It is
open for everybody no matter what education, religion, descents, culture or nationality. Target group
we generally work with consists of children and youth mostly between 10 and 26 years. The activities
of our organization are regular team
team meetings which include sport, art, technical and other interest
groups. Social and educational activities are also the natural part of the life of Domka (festivals, social
events, music concerts, seminars, training for trainers etc.). Domka provides also
als different camps,
trips and whole day activities during the year. Domka actively participates in organizing various
international activities such as international youth exchanges or meetings mostly as a member of Don
Bosco Youth Net.
Domka has 32 youth centres and more than 7500
7500 members around Slovakia who participate on all
these activities and cooperate them together. The main aim of our organization is mostly to educate
independent responsible young people, who engage in public and who live their life according to the
human and Christian values.

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Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
Supreme body of Domka is the General Assembly. It consists of representatives of the youth centres
and usually meets once a year. General Assembly elects the members of Administrative Body, Audit
Committee and decides on important issues of the organization.
organizatio
Administrative Body is the supreme body at the time outside the General Assembly. It is headed by
the President. Administrative body appoints director of headquarters. President together with the
Vice-president
president and director of headquarters are the statutory
statutory representatives of the organization.
Headquarters and Audit Committee help the youth centres better carry out their activities.
Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities

Explain the calculation method

7
1.500
7.497
The number of employees consists of
headquarters members, director of headquarters
and President. The number of volunteers is
estimated, the number of young people reached
through activities is based on our membership
registration.

Member
ber of the national youth council
yes
no
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
yes
no
Membership in platforms
RmS, Fórum života, Aliancia za rodinu

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Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas,
area people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Other

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
changes
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

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EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation

Southern Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-America
America
Oceania

DOMKA

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

www.domka.sk
www.facebook.com/zdruzenie.domka
https://www.youtube.com/user/DomkaUstredie

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Lýdia
Ondrejkovová
President
predseda@domka.sk

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Andrea
Boboková
Coordinator for Foreign Relations
zahranicie@domka.sk

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Ceh

Društvo Mladinski Ceh
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Društvo Mladinski Ceh
Youth guild
Ceh
Rakovniška ulica
Number
6
1000
Town
Ljubljana
Slovenia
E-mail
ceh@mladinski
ceh@mladinski-ceh.si
0038631 313 031
Fax.
nacionalna mladinska organizacija (national youth association)
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
28/11/1992
947300061

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
Mladinski ceh/Youth Guild is a national non-governmental
non governmental youth organization, established in 1992.
Youth Guild's mission is to enable young people opportunities for growth in a responsible member of
different communities according to the principles of Christian ethics and Don Bosco preventive
educational method. Our vision is a society in which young people develop into responsible creators
of new ideas, creative solutions, bold products and successful companies and organizations. Our
members are individuals who either join in project or territorial groups. We have been developing
our own contacts with otherr youth organizations as well as governmental and non-governmental
non
organizations and institutions working in other fields.
Our fields of activity are:
• Social innovators of the future (education, consulting and mentoring in the field of social
entrepreneurship
rship and social innovation);
innovation)
• Youth Academy (trainingg for youth leaders and others);
• Think-tank (publications of literature for young people, youth leaders and workers and all oth
others
who deal with young people);
• Hacker’s School (computer training and advice
advi in setting up web pages).

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Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
Our organization consists mainly of volunteers who are members of different interest and local units.
These local units are mainly engaged with a summer camps for children and young people. Interest
units are organized at the seat of the association and are
are engaged with their interest activities which
are currently international field, games, social entrepreneurship, project 72 hours, ...
The staff of the association represents the president and seven members of the board. We have
more than 15 local units – territorial groups (small groups of youth) all over Slovenia. All of them
are volunteers. We only have two employees.
Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities
Explain the calculation method

2
200
1500
We have membership registration

Member of the national youth council
yes
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
yes
Membership in platforms
National youth council of Slovenia

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no
no

Ceh

Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young
ung people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic
nic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas, people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Other

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

90

EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation

Southern
Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-America
America
Oceania

Ceh

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

http://www.mladinski-ceh.si/
https://www.facebook.com/mladinski.ceh?fref=ts
https://twitter.com/mladinskiceh

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Matjaž
Knez
President
matjaz@mladinski-ceh.si

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Jana
Jemec
International activity
jana@mladinski-ceh.si

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Confe Don Bosco

Confederación de Centros Juveniles Don Bosco
de España
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country

Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Confederación de Centros Juveniles Don Bosco de España
Confederation Don Bosco of Spanish Youth Centres
Confe Don Bosco
C/ Alcalá
Number
164 , 3º
28028
Town
Madrid
internacional@confedonbo
sco.org
Spain
E-mail
donbosco@confedonbosc
o.org
0034 963 656 988/ 615 943
Fax.
00340963664872
876
Asociación (Association)
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
12/05/1991
947029722
2015
2015-1-ES02-KA110-006133

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
The Confederation Don Bosco is a partnership that works with the Federations and Youth Centres
in advocacy for children and youth, especially the one at risk of exclusion through youth leadership
and educational style of Don Bosco. The Confederation Don Bosco
Bosco is currently composed of 9
federations operating in 14 Autonomous Communities and, in turn, up to 136 youth centres.
centres We
work close to 3.481 volunteers. In addition, 146 people contracted serve approximately 40.827
beneficiaries in various programs and activities.
MISSION: The Confederation Don Bosco is a partnership that works with the Federations and Youth
Centres in advocacy for children and youth, especially the one at risk of exclusion through youth
leadership and educational style of Don Bosco.
VISION: The Confederation Salesian Don Bosco is an organization committed to youth and qualified
in the field of youth regarding Education and Leisure, which manages projects with criteria of
continuous improvement and innovation by federations and Youth Centres
C
VALUES: personal development and prevention
St. John Bosco was an exceptional educator. His sharp intelligence, his common sense and his deep
spirituality led him to create an education system capable of developing the whole person; body,
heart, mind
nd and spirit. He gave his new method called "preventive" system because it looks for ways

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to prevent the need for punishment by placing the child in an environment which is capable of being
the best you can be.
The core values of the Confederation Don Bosco
Bo
are:
• A person-centred education
• An education that is inserted into the society and transforms
• An education grounded in faith and Gospel values
• Education according to educational style of Don Bosco
• The Youth Centre is our education community
• The youth is our role model of social participation
• The unconditional acceptance to everyone
• The special attention to the most disadvantaged youth
The Confederation Don Bosco develops a series of actions and programs in their prevention efforts,
education and integral
gral development of children and youth. His execution is carried out by youth
centres and associations at the local level, and federations at regional level.
Programmes:
1. Education Program values for the social integration of young
2. Program for Promotion off children's quality of life
3. Education Program for Health
4. Volunteer Training Program
5. Training Programme and Youth Employment Aid
6. Volunteer Awareness Program
Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
We are an organization of volunteers, so they are the most important people in our statutory
bodies. The Structure of the Confederation Don
Don Bosco is based on networking, which results in a
flow chart showing the various governing bodies that are the same are reflected.
Our governing bodies are:
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The General Assembly of members is the organ of the will of the Confederation. It shall consist of
the Executive Assembly and one or two representative from each Federation, designated / as by
them. It shall meet in ordinary session once a year and special meetings as often agreed by the
Executive Assembly or request a third of the partners.
EXECUTIVE ASSEMBLY
The Executive Assembly is the representative body and executive of the Confederation and acts
delegated by the General Assembly. The term of the mandate of the members elected by the
General Assembly shall be three years and may be reappointed. The Executive Assembly consists of
the following persons:





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The President elected in the General Assembly.
A Vice in the case of the General Assembly deems it appropriate.
The Secretary and or Treasurer elected in the General Assembly
The National Coordinator Youth Centres designated by the Iberian Conference.
Someone, preferably young, secular, representative of each Federation.
A representative of the SDB - chosen by the Iberian Conference - and a representative from the
FMA - Chosen by CIEP - both chosen from the Salesians and Salesian working in the Youth

Confe Don Bosco

Centre environment.
The manager, with voice but without vote.

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
It is the body responsible for monitoring the ordinary affairs of the Confederation and making
emergency
gency decisions. Part of the Executive Assembly and shall be automatically formed after the
election of officers of the Executive Assembly. It will consist of at least: the President; National
Coordinator; the Secretary, and the Manager of the organization.
organizatio
STAFF
Besides the manager, there is a group of people who are engaged in order to realise technical
functions as administration, technicians of programs or communication.
Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities

Explain the calculation method

4 directly (146
146 in youth centres)
centres
3.481
40.827
We have a membership registration and, of
course a registration of all our volunteers and
employees (4 directly in Confe and 146 in the
local Youth Centres and the 9 regional
Federations)

Member of the national youth council
yes
no
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
yes
no
National Youth Council (since 1993, member of
its board since 2011 to 2016, three periods)
Membership in platforms
Platform
m of childhood organizations (since 2000,
member of its board since 2013 to 2016)
201
Platform of Volunteers organizations (since 2010)

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Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Other

96

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA
youth....
Young people with chronic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas,
area people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Confe Don Bosco

Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
changes
Social projects
Residential youth
yout care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM,
FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation

Southern
Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco,
Morocc Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-America
America
Oceania

Specific countries

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Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

www.confedonbosco.org
https://www.facebook.com/confedonbosco
@ConfDonBosco
http://vimeo.com/user3815406/videos
http://issuu.com/formacion

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

David
Arduengo Fernández
President
davidarduengo@confedonbosco.org

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Santiago
Domínguez Fernández
National Coordinator of Youth Centres
centrosjuveniles@pjs.es

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DB Odessa

Charitable foundation Don Bosco Ukraine
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code
Country
Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

Charitable foundation Don Bosco
Charitable Foundation Don Bosco
DB Odessa
Malinovskogo
Number 35a
65074
Town
Odessa
Ukraine
E-mail
odessadonbosco@gmail.com
+38 0482 37 68 64
Fax.
(Foundation/NGO)
Non
Non-profit
Profit
Autonomous
Department of SDB
12/11/2000
942920026
2016
2016-1-PL01-KA110-026029
no

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
The Salesians of Don Bosco in Odessa work from 1958. They work in elementary school, konder
garden, hostel for students, parish, and charitable foundation.
Charitable foundation “Don Bosko” was created in 2000. From beginning is born as oratory. For
more than 12 years it has been carrying out different projects directed at creative,
creativ sports, cultural
and mental development of young people. At the hub of their work is a vibrant group of young adults
across the province working alongside them as lay Salesians, they make up the group known here as
the youth ministry team.
One of the essential activities of the foundation is volunteering. There is also an Oratory for youth,
attached to Charitable foundation, where teenagers can spend their time. It was created like an
alternative to street for teenagers to have a positive example
example and to have an opportunity for selfself
development. Also there exist a group for children «Svetlitsa», in which teachers-volunteers
teachers
gladly
organize interesting activities for children. We have emergency projects (clothes, electricity ...),
support families,
ies, psychological & social help for IDP, after school activities (English theatre, sports ..).
The work of volunteers is possible also in the frame of EVS from 2015. For many youths is very
interesting and various. Our creative and active volunteers make
make different performances, help
children, take part in various social projects.

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Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
What are the statutory bodies of your organisations ?
• Director
• Supervision board (Education – pastoral council)
What is the role of staff ?
• Salesians - 2
• Pedagogue – 5
• Responsible for volunteers – 1
• Accountant – 1
• Technical personnel - 2
What is the role of volunteers?
• service in oratory
• service in jail
• service with refugees and IDP
Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities
Explain the
he calculation method

9
13
200
?

Member of the national youth council
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
Membership in platforms

100

yes
no
yes
no
1. Ukrainian Council of
Charitable Foundations
2. Council of Charitable
Foundations in Odessa

DB Odessa

Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainsteam and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young
ung people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas, people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Other

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
rnship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

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EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM,
FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Russian federation

Southern Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-America
America
Oceania

DB Odessa

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

http://odessadonbosko.net/
https://www.facebook.com/BlagotvoritelnaaOrganizaciaDo
nBosko/

http://vk.com/club32034909 http://vk.com/club79085392

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Michal
Vocial
director
odessadonbosco@gmail.com

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Kateryna
Dyshel
coordinator
ekateryna1309@gmail.com

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Salesians of Don Bosco UK
General information
Official name
Full name in English
Acronym
Street
Postal code

Salesians of Don Bosco UK
Salesians of Don Bosco UK
SYM UK
Ingersley Rd
SK10 5RW

Number
Town

Country

United Kingdom

E-mail

Tel.
Official legal status
Type
Link with SDB
Date of foundation
PIC number
EVS number
Other EU registration
number

001625 560724
Legal Person
Non
Non-profit
Autonomous
1/08/2003
948457659

Fax.

Savio House
Bollington
sue@salesianyouthministry
.org.uk

Profit
Department of SDB

Description of the organisation
Description of the organisation: backgrounds, mission, scope of work, areas of specific expertise,
social context
Salesian Youth Ministry (SYM) forms an integral part of both the vision and embodiment of the work
of Salesians of Don Bosco UK. The Salesians of Don Bosco work in schools, universities, parishes,
youth clubs and retreat centres. At the hub of their work is
is a vibrant group of young adults across
the province working alongside them as lay Salesians, they make up the group known here as the
youth ministry team. This ministry has steadily grown in numbers over the past 15 or so years, and
prides itself on helping
ing young people to realise their skills and abilities in a distinctly Salesian setting,
as well as offering them the opportunity to reflect spiritually on God and their individual Salesian
charism.
Youth Ministry is made up of different projects and organisations
organisations who come together three times a
year to share updates and experiences. The nature of these projects can be very desperate, but all
are drawn together by their passion for Salesian youth work.
Projects include: Phoenix Days - holidays in the summer for under-privileged
privileged children, BAT (BOVA
Action Team) - this group decides the direction of BOVA (Bosco Volunteer Action), which sends
young people around the world, usually to Salesian communities, where they work in schools etc and
help to develop the
he area. There is a good amount of involvement with DBYN (Don Bosco YouthYouth
Net), and SYM is currently developing links within Salesian schools to ensure more young
participants for training courses across Europe. Infrastructure is important in the continued growth
of the organisation, and so members of SYM are looking at sustainable ways in which to attract
volunteers.

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SYM is heavily involved in Greenbelt, a Christian festival held in London each August where the
Salesians have a growing presence. SYM is also home to the Youth Advisory Team (YAT), whose
responsibility it is to advise the Salesian Provincial about issues facing young people. As well as these
individual interests, SYM also runs its own pilgrimages, study days, retreats and parties.
Organisational structure: what are the statutory bodies of your organisations, what is the role of
staff and volunteers in your organisation,
Salesians of Don Bosco UK employ only one person specifically with regards to SYM - Susan
McDonald. Sue is responsible
nsible for the smooth-running
smooth running and continued expansion of Salesian Youth
Ministry within the province. The volunteers have an important role to play in the progress of
Salesian mission here in the UK and the provincial meets with this group three times a year
ye to hear
and share the vision of Salesians in the future here in the UK. The youth ministry team form a solid
background of support and animation at provincial level working alongside schools and parishes
throughout the year.
Sue co-ordinates the whole group SYM activities, such as retreats and update weekends, and also
acts as a point of information for those in need of advice, support and/or help.
SYM volunteers are usually invited to join a project, and typically volunteers move from one project
to another as time goes on. One of the ongoing interests of SYM is the attraction of new volunteers
to projects - and indeed having enough projects to accommodate them.
Number of employees
Number of volunteers
Young people reached through activities

Explain the calculation method

1
?
35
?
1.500
?
The no. of volunteers is an estimate based on
typical attendance at 'update' events which we
have three times a year.
The number of young people reached is an
estimate based on 'definite' numbers. Some of
our volunteers work in schools, and so they may
encounter several hundred young people. Events
such as those organised for the upcoming bibi
centenary celebrations, will mean that our
volunteers will work with potentially thousands
of young people that they wouldn't typically
spend time with.

Member of the national youth council
yes
no
Structural support from local/regional/national authority
yes
no
Membership in platforms
Yes, we are members of SYM Europe.

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Target groups
Age groups

Do you work
on social
inclusion

Young people
facing fewer
opportunities

NEETs

Toddlers
(3 – 6 years old)
Young adults
(18 – 30 years old)
Children
(6 – 12 years old)
Adults
(31 – 64 years old)
Teenagers
(13 – 17 years old)
Seniors
(over 65 years old )
We only work with mainstream youth (young people with normal
opportunities)
We work with mixed groups of young people: mainstream and young people
facing fewer opportunities and NEETs
We only work with young people facing fewer opportunities and in NEETs
Young people with mental, physical, sensory or
FO1:: Disability
other disabilities, ...
Young people with learning difficulties, early
FO2:: Educational
school-leavers,
leavers, lower qualifications, poor school
difficulties
performance, ...
Young people with low standard of living, low
FO3:: Economic obstacles income, dependence on social welfare, in poverty,
homeless, debts, ...
Young immigrants, young refugees, young people
FO4:: Cultural differences from national or ethnic minorities, ROMA youth,
....
Young people with chronic health problems,
FO5:: Health problems
severe illnesses, psychiatric conditions, ...
Young people facing discriminations because of
gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ...
young people with limited social skills, anti-social
anti
FO6:: Social obstacles
or risky behaviours, people in a precarious
situation, (ex-)offenders,
)offenders, (ex-)drug
(ex
or alcohol
abusers, young and/or single parents, orphans, ...
Young people from remote or rural areas,
area people
FO7:: Geographical
living in small island or peripheral regions, living in
obstacles
urban problems zones, ...
We do not reach any young person facing fewer opportunities
Young people which are conventionally
NEET1:: Unemployed
unemployed, short-term
term or long-term
long
Young people with family responsibilities (young
NEET2:: Unavailable
carers) or are sick or disabled
Young people who are not seeking jobs or
education and are not constrained from doing so
NEET3:: Disengaged
by other obligations, or incapacities, and takes in
discouraged workers as wells as young people
peopl
who are pursuing dangerous and asocial lifestyles
Young people with who are actively seeking work
NEET4:: OpportunityOpportunity
or training, but are holding out for opportunities
seekers
that they see as befitting their skills and status
Young people with who are travelling and those
NEET5:: Voluntary NEET constructively engaged in other activities such as
art, music and self-directed
directed learning.
We do not reach any young person in NEET

Other

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Actions

Type of
activities

Oratory / youth club activities
Summer camps / playgrounds
Spiritual retreats / Pastoral activities
Cultural & Sports activities
Workshops (internal or external)
Seminars & Training courses
Youth exchanges
changes
Social projects
Residential youth care

Other
Which type of voluntary service do you offer?
When offering VS, do you send or host or both?
Do you send volunteers in group or individually ?

Voluntary service : National
Voluntary service : EVS / CS
Voluntary service : International
Life learning trips
Internship/apprenticeship
Vocational training
Formal education
Specialised publications
Campaign
Long term
Hosting
Group

Short term
Sending
Individual

Geographical focus
Local / regional

National
Geographical focus

Specific countries

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EU (28 members states)
EU pre-ascension
pre
countries
(FYROM, Turkey)
EFTA (Norway, Iceland,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
Eastern Europe and Caucasus
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
Ru
Russian
federation

Southern
Mediterranean
(Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine,
Syria, Tunisia)
Western Balkans (Albania,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Serbia)
Africa
Asia
Latin-America
America
North-America
America
Oceania

SYM UK

Communication
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Other media

http://www.salesians.org.uk/salesian-youth
youth-ministry/youthministry-home-page.html
https://www.facebook.com/SalesianYMUK?fref=ts
http:/www.twitter.com/SalesianYMUK

Contacts
Legal representative First name
Legal representative Family name
Function
E-mail

Martin
Coyle SDB
Provincial
provincial@salesians.org.uk

Contact person first name
Contact person Family name
Function
E-mail

Susan
McDonald
Head - Salesian Youth Ministry
sue@salesianyouthministry.org.uk

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International network
represented in
15 European countries

www.donboscoyouth.net

Austria

Malta

Austria

Poland

Belgium

Slovakia

Czech Republic

Slovenia

Germany

Spain

Italy

The Netherlands

Italy

Ukraine

Ireland

United Kingdom

Montenegro

... and still growing !

Mission statement DBYN
We, the partners of Don Bosco Youth-Net,
Youth Net, wish to contribute to the total development of all young people by bringing
them together through various international activities. We hereby look to broaden the opportunities for these young
people who are, through various reasons, excluded. By concrete activities of co-operation,
co operation, we wish to be a living example
of tolerance and mutual understanding.
Through our own Salesian
an identity, we aim to keep the heritage of Don Bosco alive and look to offer a ‘youthful voice’ in
the Europe of today. By doing this, we want to make a real difference in the lives of all young people, especially for those
most in need.