Within the project „Volunteer Centre Vukovar“, between May 2 and 5, an education week in the field of voluntarism was organized for both, volunteers and organizers of volunteers from Vukovar-Srijem county.
In cooperation with the City of Ilok Youth Council, within the European Youth Week, the education „To be volunteer“ on which 16 volunteers from Ilok attended, aimed at introducing young people with the world of voluntarism according to Croatian Law about voluntarism. Also, through presentation about European Voluntary Service provided by colleagues from partner organization Youth Peace Group Danube, young people were introduced with the volunteering possibilities on European level. Additionally, European Solidarity Corps were presented to the participants. Further, from May 3 to May 5 in cooperation with the Volunteer Centre Osijek, two sets of educations for representatives of organizers of volunteers from public and civil sector was organized in Vukovar. The aim of educations „Introduction to volunteering management“ and „The recognition of volunteers“ aimed at raising the quality of work with volunteers and their recognition through issuing the Certificate about competences gained through volunteering.
All educational activities are part of the project „Volunteer Centre Vukovar“ which is financially supported by the Ministry of demography, family, youth and social policy, Vukovar-Srijem County and the City of Vukovar.