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Training Sponsorships for Voluntary Organisations

Training Sponsorships for Voluntary Organisations

Calls Close Thursday, 29th March 2018 at NOON

INFORMATION MEETING - Wednesday, 14th March 2018 at 5:30pm at the Valletta Volunteer Centre, 181 Melita Street Valletta.

Designed to offer training sponsorships abroad to support employees/members of Voluntary Organisations that support disadvantaged and/or vulnerable groups

A number of sponsorships to attend training courses, job shadowing, conferences/seminars/ workshops are being offered under ESF.02.063 – Knowledge, Training, Communications and Support Measures in Support of Vulnerable Groups that is being led by the Ministry for the Family, Children’s Rights and Social Solidarity.

Eligible to apply for these opportunities are official members and employees of registered voluntary organisations, that are enrolled and compliant with the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations and that are active in the field of the provision of support and services for disadvantaged and/or vulnerable groups.

This initiative aims to:

• Promote and facilitate the acquisition of skills and competencies for volunteers/employees to address the needs of vulnerable/ disadvantaged groups.
• Foster quality improvements in the services and initiatives implemented by voluntary organisations for the benefit of vulnerable/disadvantaged groups.
• Facilitate lifelong learning opportunities and continuous professional development for volunteers/employees working with vulnerable/disadvantaged groups.
• Enhance the international dimension of education and training, through cooperation with organisations and training institutes that work with or specialise in the provision of services for vulnerable/disadvantaged groups.
• Foster transnational cooperation across difference regions of the world through the sharing of good practices and cooperation.
• Empower volunteer organisations and improve the quality of volunteering

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