human development, social justice and sustainable social systems
Youth engagement in Caritas organisations
Workshop – How to set up or step up youth engagement in Caritas organisation
Caritas Europa organises workshop on starting and developing youth activities in Caritas organisations. It is aimed for all Member Organisations that want to strengthen their capacities in this field.
It will take place virtually on 12-15 October 2020.
The main objectives of the workshop are:
Sharing knowledge and skills necessary for engaging young people in the mission of Caritas organisations;
Accompanying Member Organisations in finding out the best way to engage young people in their work;
Accompanying Member Organisations In finding out what kind of opportunities they can create for young people to involve them in topics that youths are concerned with;
Workshop will be facilitated by Cristina Rigman and will include good practices from Member Organisations.
Cristina Rigman is an independent Strategist, Speaker & Trainer providing training and consultancy on strategic planning, organisational development, monitoring & evaluation, good governance, volunteer management, networking and leadership. She has 14 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector in Romania, mostly in leadership positions, and 6 years of experience as trainer, facilitator and consultant for CSOs in European Union, Western Balkans, South Caucasus and Asia. Cristina is a graduate of Political Science focused on social research methods and being awarded research scholarships and fellowships by Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies and Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars in the US. She currently studies the Maxwell method of leadership, coaching and speaking. Cristina has been collaborating extensively with Caritas Austria, Caritas Romania and Caritas Asia on volunteer management related training and exchange workshops in the context of EUAV funded projects.
Who can attend
The event is open only for Caritas Europa member organisations.
The number of participants is limited. In case the number of applications will be higher then of available spots, we will take into consideration applicants motivation to set-up or step up youth opportunities in his/her Caritas organisation. Each member organisation may send one participant. Exceptions need to be explicitly motivated and depend on available spots.
In case of organising the workshop on-line, the number of participants will increase and participants from a reserve list will be accepted to participate.
Please find here the draft agenda of the meeting. Please note that it might be subject to modifications especially in case of moving the workshops on-line.