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YOUTH EXCHANGE

DATA
Receiving organization: Outward Bound Croatia
Location: Samobor, Croatia
Dates: 2nd 10th November 2015
18 participants from 3 countries: Croatia, Romania
and Bosnia and Herzegovina

MAIN GOAL
The main goal of the project is to enrich the
participants with a highly valuable experience for
their future steps in getting a job through different
non-formal methods of learning and interactive
workshops, practical real life examples, role plays,
simulations, personal action plan, every day
reflections and intercultural learning.

OBJECTIVES
to develop and improve participants key competences and skills
to give them basic competences necessary in searching for a job and
getting a job
to improve their communication and presentation skills, how to write a
quality CV, how to act on a job interview
to learn about virtual communication tools most common in
business/NGO/project management
to see real life examples, through interaction with representatives of
companies/handicrafts/factory manager/free artist
to stay in an international environment that contributes to the
enhancement of the international dimension of youth activities

PARTICIPANTS
6 participants + 1 team leader from each country
18 30 years old
youth leaders 18+
interested in the topic of the project
young people that are not in employment, education or training
(NEET)
we will include 2/3 of participants that fit in the category of fewer
opportunities that will be economical difficulties like unemployment,
educational difficulties like no opportunities or difficulties in education
and geographical difficulties coming from underprivileged regions like
rural areas

LOCATION AND ACCOMODATION


Samobor is a small town 25 kilometres from Zagreb. Its known for a
number of successful small companies and young entrepreneur initiatives

We will be accomodated in a hostel Samobor, located in the historical


city center: .
http://www.hostel-samobor.hr/eng/gallery.html

DAILY PROGRAM
DAY 1
Arrival and
intro day

DAY 2
Interactive morning

Introduction to Youth
Exchange and Outward
Bound Croatia

Citybound

Interactive presentation
about the youth
unemployment

DAY 3
Visit of a local successfull
entrepreneur company
and handicrafts
Visit of a free artist

DAILY PROGRAM
DAY 4

DAY 5

DAY 6

Interactive visit to an
international company

Communication skills
(workshops)

How to write a CV
(workshop)

Youth unemployment
in Europe (workshop)

Job interview roleplay

Traditional Croatian
evening

Intercultural
evening

DAILY PROGRAM
DAY 7
Personal
project and
personal
action plan

DAY 8
Erasmus +
opportunities

Reflection and
evaluation
Closing ceremony

TRAVEL COST REIMBURSEMENT


Country

No. Of
participants

Travel grant per


participant ()

Travel grant per


organization

Croatia

20

140

Romania

170

1190

Bosnia and
Herzegovina

80

560

We ask you to keep all your tickets, boarding passes and receipts (originals).
We will only reimburse your travel cost if you participate in the whole project.
Travel costs are reimbursed to account of organization by 2nd December 2015.

PRATICAL INFORMATION
Deadline for application: 22nd September 2015
Arrival: 2nd November by 3 p.m.
Departure: 10th November after breakfast
Bring with you:
passport or other official identification
personal medications (if you need it)
personal things (towels)
invoices and travel tickets
European Health Insurance Card
(http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=559)
currency in Croatia is Croatian kunas make sure to change your
money

HOW TO APPLY?
We ask you to fill in the application form and answer all the
questions in it. If you have any physical limitations, disease
and/or use medicine we need to know about, indicate it on
the application form.
After we get applications, we will send you back the
confirmation letter after which you arrange your travel.
If you are a vegetarian or have special diet, also let us know,
indicate on your application form what you cannot or dont
want to eat and what you can so that we can arrange
suitable food.

HOW TO APPLY?
For any questions and informations about the project and
application process contact the sending organizations:
Romania Asociatia Tineri Parteneri Pentru Dezvoltarea
Societatii Civile; contact: Iulian Nicolae Ghinoiu
iulianghinoiu@yahoo.com
Bosnia and Herzegovina Udruzenje Snaga Mladih
Youth Power; contact: Armin erzek armin.yp@gmail.com
Croatia Outward Bound Croatia; contact: Alessandra
Morciano ale.morciano89@gmail.com

ENRICH AND
PAINT YOUR
FUTURE!