TRAINEE: Training and Raising Awareness through In-service Networks for Employment and Entrepreneurship is a 24-month partnership funded under the Key Action 2 of the Erasmus+ programme for youth initiatives coordinated by Neo Sapiens SLU (Spain) with the support of Pista Mágica and 4 other organisations: the Coordinadora de ONGs de Desarrollo de La Rioja (Spain), Center for Social Innovation LTD (Cyprus), LVIA (Italy), Klaipeda Ernestas Galvanauskas VET centre (Lithuania) and Youth Network MaMa (Slovenia). The main aim of this initiative and partnership is to disseminate and adapt the Service-Learrning methodology for young people so that their learning processes may contribute to their communities. The project also aims to develop a platform of Service-Learning opportunities and a manual about the topic.

Organisations involved
Neo Sapiens | Pista Mágica - Escola de Voluntariado
Neo Sapiens – Spain

Training and mobility entity. With the objective to design, manage and execute educational, training, cultural and international mobility projects.

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The CONGDCAR (Coordinator of Development NGOs of the Community of La Rioja) was born in 1997 with the aim of supporting all the organisations registered in La Rioja and focused on development projects at local level and on third developing countries. Its main objective is to run different activities focused on the visibility, technical support and staff training of the mentioned entities and other public authorities (and their staff) working on the same field.

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Center for Social Innovation – Cyprus

It is a Research and Development organization which focuses on fostering social innovation that can bring about a positive change to local, national, regional and global entities. These entities include but are not limited to governments, local administrative agencies, non for profit agencies, commercial entities, and educational institutions.

Associazione Internazionale Volontari Laici – Italy

Established in 1966, LVIA is a non-profit membership organisation, seeking effective and innovative means of action, acknowledging the core values and the commitment to volunteerism in all its diversity. LVIA seeks to promote responsible citizenship based on the principles of solidarity, to act effectively to promote change, to sustain dialogue and mutual understanding among peoples for building a more just and united world.

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Klaipedos E. Galvanausko PMC – Lithuania

Ernestas Galvanauskas Vocational Education and Training Center is one of the strongest training providers the region of Western Lithuania offering learners of different age and background to obtain qualifications that are in demand in local and international labour market.

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Zavod Mladinska mreža MaMa – Slovenia

Youth Network MaMa combines and represents organizations that run youth centres or are active in the field of youth work in Slovenia in order to support the youth, their spending of quality free time and a better life in the society.  With its activities, the Youth Network MaMa stimulates and promotes creative activities of the youth and emphasizes the principles of tolerance, cooperation and at the same time social awareness among the Club MaMa members (50 member youth centres) and the wider public.