In the period 02.10.2017 – 27.10.2017 in “Bratstvo 1869” Chitalishte was trained 16 volunteers at the Volunteer Club – Kyustendil within the framework of the project “Moving borders for volunteering”. The project is implemented under the IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bulgaria – Serbia with the leading organization „Timok Youth Center”, Zajecar, Serbia and Free Youth Center, Vidin, Bulgaria.
The aim of the training was to prepare youth volunteers for the upcoming practical volunteering in social institutions in the town. Kyustendil.
For 40 hours the volunteers were trained in the topics – Essence of volunteering, European Solidarity Corps, European Voluntary Service, social volunteering, communication, Feelings and Emotions, etc.
They were conducted practical sessions and role-playing games to improve communication skills and problem solving skills, use of attention skills, empathy and aggregation in communicating with others people, improving listening skills, asking questions and counseling, etc.
At the end of the training was conducted exam test and awarded certificates for volunteering in the social sphere of young people who have successfully completed the training course.