Iris Group is inviting participants for international project SAVE!

Iris Group is inviting participants for international project SAVE!

15/01/18 Call / Iris Group news /

Deadline: January 23, 2018 
Project dates: April 09- April 18, 2018 
Place: Sulmona (Italy) 

Iris Group is looking for participants for the project: SAVE – Safe youth Against Gender based Violence.

Gender based violence (GBV) is recognized as a violation of basic human rights with impacts on the health and social status of survivors of GBV, as well as on society as a whole. The Training Course “Safe youth Against Gender based Violence” (SAVE), will introduce participants to general definitions, concepts and normative and legal frameworks related to concepts of gender-based violence. Indeed,   the course will cover forms, causes and consequences of GBV in different contexts. The course will provide basic knowledge and skills to youth workers on GBV through frontal lessons and practical workshops with a particular attention to “hate speech” topic.

Indeed,  the Training Course  “Safe youth Against Gender based Violence” (SAVE) is a 9-days training course and the main objective is to offer to participants useful and new  gender competencies and skills to implement in their workplace in order to prevent and fight  against GBV. The course will be addressed to 30-35 participants coming from 7 different countries. Participants will learn, practice and produce new graphic and video tools, learn how to use online space to fight gender stereotypes, prejudices, sexism, violence and online hate speech.

The training course will be based on non-formal education methods, encouraging active participation of young people involved: invited experts, intercultural and experiential learning and brainstorming and discussions both in working groups and in plenary will deepen the topic.

SAVE is looking for participants

  • Between 18 – 30 years old;
  • Are youth workers, youth leaders, trainers, organizers and coaches;
  • Have interest in the topic;
  • Willing to learn;
  • Able to work in English;
  • Committed to attend for the full duration of the Training Course.

Number of places: 5

Terms and Conditions: Please, be aware that the project covers 70% of the international travel costs (max in the amount of 360 EUR can be reimbursed), 30% of the travel costs has to be born by the participants. Participants purchase the tickets independently and the 70% of the travel costs will be reimbursed on spot in Sulmona. Ticket with extra days will not be reimbursed. Accommodation and lodging for the whole duration of the project is provided. Please, check the flights in advance via Rome

How to Apply!

Send your Europass CV and motivation letter in English answering to the following questions: a) My main motivation to take part in the project b) How do I connect myself to the SAVE project and it’s topic c) my previous experience with dealing the GBV d) how am I going to use the knowledge in my daily life and at work.

Please, send your motivation letter and Europass CV to the email: Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Would you have any questions, please, contact us via email.

Shortlisted candidates might be invited for the interview.

The project is funded by Erasmus + executed in cooperation of organizations Iris Group – Managing Diversity, Cooperativa Sociale “Horizon service”(Italy), EcoLab (Armenia), EuroCivis (Spain), Ofensiva Tinerilor (Romania), i,Slam (Germany).

SAVE_Call for Application_IG 2018.

Deadline for applications is 23.01.2018
Looking forward to your Applications!