Call for Participants YTA 2017

# Do forward to members within your NGO if you find it relevant
# DL to apply 6th September 2017 23:00 CET
# Dates:  18th November – 27th November
# Place: Vilnius, Lithuania
# Send motivation letter to: yta@zerogeneration.org

Ever wanted to become a Trainer? What if this call was the opportunity you were looking for? Keep on reading and let’s find out! The Youth Trainers Academy is a unique opportunity to develop yourself along like-minded fellow trainers’ community from several organisations and backgrounds.

=== Where, when and how much? ===

Dates of YTA 2017: 18th November – 27th November 2017.

Participants are expecting to reach Vilnius, Lithuania, on Saturday 18th November 2017 by 16:00.

The organisers: Zero Generation

We will be hosted in a hostel of Vilnius, Lithuania.

The fee to be paid for the YTA 2017 will be:
– 250 EUR for students;
– 350 EUR for young professionals.

It includes accommodation, catering, travel cost in Vilnius, training materials and other event related expenses.

The catering will be provided throughout the event (3 meals per day + coffee breaks).

Part of the fee (150 EUR) will be expected as a confirmation of participation after acceptance (DL: end of September). An additional mail will be sent to selected participants.

=== Who can apply? ===

Any young individual aged from 18 to 35, involved in initiatives, projects, organisation for which transferring knowledge, experiences and best practices are key factors for individual and organisational development.

For many, becoming a trainer is a call, a wish to give back and/or a path towards self development. You can have a look at some elements about what it takes to be a trainer, that will illustrate some of the elements expected from you.

As you noticed, it requires a lot of dedication and next to the elements mentioned in the article above, we are expecting applicants who will demonstrate being:
– positive
– open-minded
– flexible
– hard worker
– responsible
– patient
– supportive
– team players

At Zero Generation, we tend to believe that what one gives is almost as important as what they can get from our events. If you think and feel that this event can benefit you, then keep on reading because this call is to host 30 participants.

training_crew
=== How to apply? ===

In order to apply to this event, we will ask from you:

* A motivation letter stating why you are the right person to attend YTA 2016 (2 A4 pages maximum)
* CV pointing out all the activities, initiatives, international projects you’ve been involved within and/or outside your organisation
* To be ready to transfer 150 EUR as confirmation of your selection when that time will come.

Moreover,
* A support letter from a Trainer, aka Angel, willing and ready to follow up on your development and support you for the next year (till December 2018) (**) (***).
This one is not compulsory, as we can provide an “Angel” if you don’t have any or request one among our volunteers.

Be aware that only complete applications will be considered for selection.

Do also take into consideration that, once selected, some preparation work will be expected from you before the event.

=== Selection criteria ===

* Self presentation
* Experience in your organisation
* Participated in at least 1 training event (3 working days minimum)
* Diversity (organisation, gender, country, etc)
* Be available to deliver training for the next *** 3 years ***

NOTE: Next to the elements mentioned above, there is a part of subjectivity also from the trainers involved in the project. Whatever the result of the selection, we are ready and willing to provide some feedback to the applications; this might take some time though, depending on number of requests.

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=== Application DL ===

All the requested materials for your application must reach the address yta@zerogeneration.org before 6th September 2017, 23:00 CET. We strongly advise you to start working on your application right away as collecting everything may take more time than you expect, especially choosing your future Angel.

=== Questions? ===

Still here… If you have questions about developing your application, further and for any questions, clarifications or just a chat about how it’s like to be a trainer, just talk to any trainer you know or find the people responsible for YTA 2017 online aka Milda Latakaite (milda@zerogeneration.org) & Herve Tunga (herve@zerogeneration.org). The choice is yours to make…

We highly recommend to you to take the needed time to read all the materials, ask questions or clarifications and start preparing your application.

Are you joining?

(*) You may be requested extra credentials to be recognise as Trainer in some of them. Contact your NGO Training Coordination for details.

(**) To support the development of YTA graduates, we set up an Angel Program. You can click to find the Angels Guidelines.

(***) If you don’t have a Trainer as Angel, let us know. We do have volunteers willing to take care of you.

Call for Participants YTA 2016

# Do forward to members within your NGO if you find it relevant
# DL to apply 6th September 2016 23:00 CET
# Dates:  26th November – 05th December 2016
# Place: Vilnius, Lithuania
# Send motivation letter to: yta@zerogeneration.org

Ever wanted to become a Trainer? What if this call was the opportunity you were looking for? Keep on reading and let’s find out! The Youth Trainers Academy is a unique opportunity to develop yourself along like minded fellow trainers’ community from several organisations and backgrounds.

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=== Where, when and how much? ===

Dates of YTA 2016: 26th November – 05th December 2016.

Participants are expecting to reach Vilnius, Lithuania, on Saturday 26th November 2016 by 16:00.

The organisers: Zero Generation

We will be hosted in a hostel of Vilnius, Lithuania.

The fee to be paid for the YTA 2016 will be:
– 250 EUR for students;
– 350 EUR for young professionals.

It includes accommodation, catering, travel cost in Vilnius, training materials and other event related expenses.

The catering will be provided throughout the event (3 meals per day).

Part of the fee (150 EUR) will be expected as a confirmation of participation after acceptance. An additional mail will be sent to selected participants.

=== Who can apply? ===

Any young individual aged from 18 to 35, involved in initiatives, projects, organisation for which transferring knowledge, experiences and best practices are key factors for individual and organisational development.

For many, becoming a trainer is a call, a wish to give back and/or a path towards self development. You can have a look at some elements about what it takes to be a trainer, that will illustrate some of the elements expected from you.

As you noticed, it requires a lot of dedication and next to the elements mentioned in the article above, we are expecting applicants who will demonstrate being:
– positive
– open-minded
– flexible
– hard worker
– responsible
– patient
– supportive
– team players

At Zero Generation, we tend to believe that what one gives is almost as important as what they can get from our events. If you think and feel that this event can benefit you, then keep on reading because this call is to host 30 participants.

training_crew
=== How to apply? ===

In order to apply to this event, we will ask from you:

* A motivation letter stating why you are the right person to attend YTA 2016 (2 A4 pages maximum)
* CV pointing out all the activities, initiatives, international projects you’ve been involved within and/or outside your organisation
* Support letter from a Trainer, aka Angel, willing and ready to follow up on your development and support you for the next year (till December 2017) (**) (***).
* To be ready to transfer 150 EUR as confirmation of your selection when that time will come.

Be aware that only complete applications will be considered for selection.

Do also take into consideration that, once selected, some preparation work will be expected from you before the event.

=== Selection criteria ===

* Self presentation
* Experience in your organisation
* Participated in at least 1 training event (3 working days minimum)
* Diversity (organisation, gender, country, etc)
* Be available to deliver training for the next *** 3 years ***

NOTE: Next to the elements mentioned above, there is a part of subjectivity also from the trainers involved in the project. Whatever the result of the selection, we are ready and willing to provide some feedback to the applications; this might take some time though, depending on number of requests.

communication_training
=== Application DL ===

All the requested materials for your application must reach the address yta@zerogeneration.org before 6th September 2016, 23:00 CET. We strongly advise you to start working on your application right away as collecting everything may take more time than you expect, especially choosing your future Angel.

=== Questions? ===

Still here… If you have questions about developing your application, further and for any questions, clarifications or just a chat about how it’s like to be a trainer, just talk to any trainer you know or find the people responsible for YTA 2016 online aka Milda Latakaite (milda@zerogeneration.org) & Herve Tunga (herve@zerogeneration.org). The choice is yours to make…

We highly recommend to you to take the needed time to read all the materials, ask questions or clarifications and start preparing your application.

Are you joining?

(*) You may be requested extra credentials to be recognise as Trainer in some of them. Contact your NGO Training Coordination for details.

(**) To support the development of YTA graduates, we set up an Angel Program. You can click to find the Angels Guidelines.

(***) If you don’t have a Trainer as Angel, let us know. We do have volunteers willing to take care of you.

Call for Trainers YTA 2016

# DL to apply 24th of August 2016 23:00 CET

 

Hello Trainers!

 

Here is the Trainers’ call for YTA 2016. Here below you will find information related to:

– General information about the event

– Expectations towards YTA Trainers

– How to apply

– Selection criterias

– and who you can contact for questions

 

Let’s go! 🙂

 

==== General Event Information ====

* What: YTA 2016

* Dates for trainers:  23th November – 6th December 2016

* Dates for participants:  26th November – 5th December 2016

* Organisation: Zero Generation

* Place: Vilnius, Lithuania

* Working time: 12 working days including pre/post YTA.

* Accommodation and catering will be provided for the whole duration of the event

* Travels costs will be refunded (up to 200 € per Trainer)

Youth Trainers Academy 2015 YTA Vilnius

YTA 2016, Vilnius, where past and present joins to build the future

==== Expectation towards YTA trainers ====

* Be a Trainer… (Seriously, it did happen in the past!)

* Be example, knowing what it takes as you will be in these situations 😉

* Be a team player.

* Take active part in the online preparations of the event from October on

* Be fully available during the event including pre-YTA ( 2 days – for final preparations) and post-YTA (1 day – for evaluation)

* Set learning goals of YTA sessions and design the event with other trainers.

* Analyse strong NGO TNT points, improvement points and synthesize it within an event schedule.

* Coach your trainees before, during and after the event

* Get involved 120% during the event (deliver, coach, interact with 20 participants max, trainers AND organisers)

* Document properly sessions you will be responsible for and co-delivering (including writing reports)

* Give a hand on logistic as we might be on our own

* … be a model of PMA!

We are looking for 4 additional Trainers.

 

==== How to apply ====

If you are willing to join us, we are expecting from you:

– Motivation letter (2 pages maximum);

– TNT/TtT experience (if any);

– Design of a creative session based on the document attached here

(In case of several files, please ZIP them in a folder);.

– Review of your trainers’ career

(Date – Session name – Session topic(s) – Duration – Event) ;

– Your availability before and during the event;

– Trainer to refer to for additional information.

When all elements are ready, please send them as attachment in an e-mail to yta@zerogeneration.org  with the topic entitled: [YTA2016] Application: MyTrainerName

Before the 24th August 2016 23:00 CET.

By 1st September, you will receive result about your application result..

 

==== Selection criteria ====

When selecting, we will take into consideration:

* your motivation,

* availability,

* background,

* your experience,

* attitude as trainer,

* the elements of the session you’ll design,

* inputs about your referrer and NGO,

* the expected match with the other trainers of the team.

… and the subjectivity of the selectors from Zero Generation.

====  Contacts  ====

For any question related to the event, your role or anything else, please send your mail to: yta@zerogeneration.org.

Will you join us?

Master Builders Assembly

Call for Participants YTA 2015

The world keeps on moving at an unprecedented rate. Organisations are all looking for skilled people who will be keys in implementing innovative and creative ideas; employees, colleagues, members who can learn fast, acquire skills rapidly and implement them efficiently to support personal and organisation development in order to find solutions to any problem they’re facing.

To be a master doesn’t happen instantly though. We are still in need of Soft Skills Trainers who’s main aim is to facilitate knowledge acquisition and transfer, skills mastery, even attitude change.

Do you want to become a Trainer? What if this call was the opportunity you were looking for? Keep on reading and let’s find out! The Youth Trainers Academy is a unique opportunity to develop yourself along like minded fellow trainers’ community from several organisations and backgrounds.

When, where and how much?

Dates of YTA 2015: 21st-30th November 2015.
Participants are expecting to reach Vilnius, Lithuania, on Saturday 21st November 2015 by 16:00.
Together with awesome fellows, Zero Generation is preparing the event.

We will be hosted in a hostel at the city centre.

The fee to be paid for the YTA 2015 will be:
– 250 EUR for students;

– 350 EUR for young professionals.

It includes accommodation, catering, travel cost in Vilnius, training materials and other event related expenses.
The catering will be provided throughout the event (3 meals per day).
Part of the fee (150 EUR) will be expected as a confirmation of participation after acceptance. An additional mail will be sent to selected participants.

Who can apply?

Any young individual aged from 18 to 35, involved in initiatives, projects, organisation for which transferring knowledge, experiences and best practices are key factors for individual and organisational development.

For many, becoming a trainer is a call, a wish to give back and/or a path towards self development. You can have a look at some elements about what it takes to be a trainer, that will illustrate some of the elements expected from you.
As you noticed, it requires a lot of dedication and next to the elements mentioned in the article above, we are expecting applicants who will demonstrate being:
– positive
– open-minded
– flexible
– hard worker
– responsible
– patient
– supportive
– team players

At Zero Generation, we tend to believe that what one gives is almost as important as what they can get from our events. If you think and feel that this event can benefit you, then keep on reading because this call is to host 20 participants.

Master Builder Assembly

How to apply?

In order to apply to this event, we will ask from you:
* A motivation letter stating why you are the right person to attend YTA 2015 (2 A4 pages maximum)
CV pointing out all the activities, initiatives, international projects you’ve been involved within and/or outside your organisation
Support letter from a Trainer, aka Angel, willing and ready to follow up on your development and support you for the next year (till December 2016) (**) (***).
* To be ready to transfer 150 EUR as confirmation of your selection when that time will come.

Be aware that only complete applications will be considered for selection.

Do also take into consideration that, once selected, some preparation work will be expected from you before the event.

Selection Criteria

* Self presentation
* Experience in your organisation
* Participated in at least 1 training event (3 working days minimum)
* Diversity (organisation, gender, country, etc)
* Be available to deliver training for the next *** 3 years ***

NOTE: Next to the elements mentioned above, there is a part of subjectivity also from the trainers involved in the project. Whatever the result of the selection, we are ready and willing to provide some feedback to the applications; this might take some time though, depending on number of requests.

Deadline

All the requested materials for your application must reach the address yta@zerogeneration.org before 15th October 2015, 23:00 CET. We strongly advise you to start working on your application right away as collecting everything may take more time than you expect, especially choosing your future Angel.

Questions?

Still here… If you have questions about developing your application, further and for any questions, clarifications or just a chat about how it’s like to be a trainer just talk to any trainer you know or find the people responsible for YTA 2014 online aka Herve Tunga – (Zero Generation / BEST): herve@zerogeneration.org.

Do you want to take this opportunity and train Emmets’ to become Masters?

Time is short and requirement might need some work. so take the needed time to read all the materials, ask questions or clarifications and start preparing your application. This go, of course, if you feel the vibe like a master builder!

Best regards!

(*) You may be requested extra credentials to be recognise as Trainer in some of them. Contact your NGO Training Coordination for details.
(**) To support the development of YTA graduates, we set up an Angel Program. You can click to find the Angels Guidelines.
(***) If you don’t have a Trainer as Angel, let us know. We do have volunteers willing to take care of you.

Call for Participants YTA 2014

In order to adapt, grow and develop in an ever changing world, organisations are all looking for skilled members who are keys in implementing innovative and creative ideas; members who can learn fast, acquire skills and implement them to support personal and organisation development, such as in the fiction illustrated below…

As it is not yet possible to acquire skill sets that fast, we are still in need of Soft Skills Trainers who’s main aim is to facilitate knowledge acquisition and transfer, skills mastery, even attitude change.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUBdyntL2Ag

Ever wanted to become a Trainer? What if this call was the opportunity you were looking for? Keep on reading and let’s find out! The Youth Trainers Academy is a unique opportunity to develop yourself along like minded fellow trainers’ community from several organisations and backgrounds.

When, where and how much?

Dates of YTA 2014: 14th-22nd November 2014.
Participants are expecting to reach Budapest, Hungary, on Friday 14th November 2014 by 16:00.
The organisers, FDE – umbrella organisation gathering Higher Education Student Organisations, are preparing the event.

We will be hosted at the Hostel California of Budapest.

The fee to be paid for the YTA 2014 will be:
– 200 EUR for students;

– 300 EUR for young professionals.

It includes accommodation, catering, travel cost in Budapest, training materials and other event related expenses.
The catering will be provided throughout the event (3 meals per day).
Part of the fee (100 EUR) will be expected as a confirmation of participation after acceptance. An additional mail will be sent to selected participants.

Who can apply?

Any young individual aged from 18 to 35, involved in initiatives, projects, organisation for which transferring knowledge, experiences and best practices are key factors for individual and organisational development.

For many, becoming a trainer is a call, a wish to give back and/or a path towards self development. You can have a look at some elements about what it takes to be a trainer, that will illustrate some of the elements expected from you.
As you noticed, it requires a lot of dedication and next to the elements mentioned in the article above, we are expecting applicants who will demonstrate being:
– positive
– open-minded
– flexible
– hard worker
– responsible
– patient
– supportive
– team players

At Zero Generation, we tend to believe that what one gives is almost as important as what they can get from our events. If you think and feel that this event can benefit you, then keep on reading because this call is to host 20 participants.

How to apply?

In order to apply to this event, we will ask from you:
* A motivation letter stating why you are the right person to attend YTA 2014 (2 A4 pages maximum)
CV pointing out all the activities, initiatives, international projects you’ve been involved within and/or outside your organisation
Support letter from a Trainer, aka Angel, willing and ready to follow up on your development and support you for the next year (till December 2015) (**) (***).
* To be ready to transfer 100 EUR as confirmation of your selection when that time will come.

Be aware that only complete applications will be considered for selection.

Do also take into consideration that, once selected, some preparation work will be expected from you before the event.

Selection Criteria

* Self presentation
* Experience in your organisation
* Participated in at least 1 training event (3 working days minimum)
* Diversity (organisation, gender, country, etc)
* Be available to deliver training for the next *** 3 years ***

NOTE: Next to the elements mentioned above, there is a part of subjectivity also from the trainers involved in the project. Whatever the result of the selection, we are ready and willing to provide some feedback to the applications; this might take some time though, depending on number of requests.

Deadline

All the requested materials for your application must reach the address yta@zerogeneration.org before 1st October 2014, 23:00 CET. We strongly advise you to start working on your application right away as collecting everything may take more time than you expect, especially choosing your future Angel.

Questions?

Still here… If you have questions about developing your application, further and for any questions, clarifications or just a chat about how it’s like to be a trainer just talk to any trainer you know or find the people responsible for YTA 2014 online aka Herve Tunga – (Zero Generation / BEST): herve@zerogeneration.org. The choice is yours to make…

We highly recommend to you to take the needed time to read all the materials, ask questions or clarifications and start preparing your application. This go, of course, if you go on and take the Trainer’s pill!

Best regards!

(*) You may be requested extra credentials to be recognise as Trainer in some of them. Contact your NGO Training Coordination for details.
(**) To support the development of YTA graduates, we set up an Angel Program. You can click to find the Angels Guidelines.
(***) If you don’t have a Trainer as Angel, let us know. We do have volunteers willing to take care of you.

Call for Participants YTA 2013

In order to adapt, grow and develop in an ever changing world, organisations are all looking for skilled members who are key to develop innovative and creative ideas; members who can learn fast and acquire skills even faster.

As it is not yet possible to acquire a skill that fast, we are still in need of Soft Skills Trainers who’s aim is to facilitate knowledge transfer. YTA is a unique opportunity to develop yourself along with like minded fellow from several organisations and backgrounds. Ever wanted to become a Trainer? What if this call was the opportunity you were looking for? Keep on reading and let’s find out!

When, where and how much?

Dates of YTA 2013: 30th November – 8th of December 2014
Participants are expecting to reach Budapest, Poland, on Saturday 30th November 2013 by 16:00.
The organisers, Young Pharmacy, Section Krakow, are preparing the event.

We will be hosted at the City Hostel of Krakow.

The fee to be paid for the YTA 2013 is 200 EUR. It includes accommodation, catering, travel cost in Krakow, training materials and other event related expenses.
The catering will be provided throughout the event (3 meals per day).
50 % of the fee (100 EUR) will be expected as a confirmation of participation after acceptance. An additional mail will be sent to selected participants.

Who can apply?

Any young individual aged from 18 to 35, involved in initiatives, projects, organisation for which transferring knowledge, experiences and best practices are key factors for individual and organisational development, can apply.

For many becoming a trainer is a call, a wish to give back and/or a path towards self development. Have a look at some elements about what it takes to be a trainer.
As you noticed, it requires a lot of dedication and next to the elements mentioned in the article above, we are expecting applicants who will demonstrate being:
– positive
– open-minded
– flexible
– hard worker
– responsible
– patient
– supportive
– team players

At Zero Generation, we tend to believe that what one gives is almost as important as what they can get from our events. If you think and feel that this event can benefit you, then keep on reading because this call is to host 20 participants.

How to apply?

In order to apply to this event, we will ask from you:
* A motivation letter stating why you are the right person to attend YTA 2013 (2 pages maximum)
* CV pointing out all the activities, initiatives, international projects you’ve been involved within and/or outside your organisation
* Support letter from a Trainer, aka Angel, willing and ready to follow up on your development and support you for the next year (till December 2014) (**) (***).
* To be ready to transfer 100 EUR as confirmation of your selection when that time will come.

Be aware that only complete applications will be considered for selection.

Do also take into consideration that, once selected, some preparation work will be expected from you before the event.

Selection Criteria

* Self presentation

* Experience in your organisation
* Participated in at least 1 training event (3 working days minimum)
* Diversity (organisation, gender, country, etc)
* Be available to deliver training for the next *** 3 years ***

NOTE: Next to the elements mentioned above, there is a part of subjectivity also from the trainers involved in the project. Whatever the result of the selection, we are ready and willing to provide some feedback to the applications; this might take some time though, depending on number of requests.

Deadline

All the requested materials for your application must reach the address yta@zerogeneration.org before 6th October 2013, 23:00 CET. There seems to be quite some time until deadline and we strongly advise you to start working on your application right away as this particular application may take more time you expect, especially reaching your future Angel.

Questions?

For any questions, clarifications or just a chat about how it’s like to be a trainer just talk to any trainer you know or find the people responsible for YTA 2013 online aka Herve Tunga – Zero Generation / BEST: herve@zerogeneration.org.

We highly recommend to you to take the needed time to read all the materials, ask questions or clarifications and start preparing your application.

Best regards!

(*) You may be requested extra credentials to be recognise as Trainer in some of them. Contact your NGO Training Coordination for details.
(**) To support the development of YTA graduates, we set up an Angel Program.You can click to find the Angels Guidelines.
(***) If you don’t have a Trainer as Angel, let us know. We do have volunteers willing to take care of you.

YTA 2011 Photo Gallery

  • Ljubljana welcomed YTA 2011 Ljubljana welcomed YTA 2011
  • The crossing... The crossing...
  • Ingeniosity requested Ingeniosity requested
  • Fun games Fun games
  • Training Session Training Session
  • @ YTA, Trainees are Trainers @ YTA, Trainees are Trainers
  • Exercise Management Practice Exercise Management Practice
  • Visualisation Workshop Visualisation Workshop
  • YTA Training design YTA Training design
  • Some "me" time Some "me" time
  • Not forgetting hugs and love Not forgetting hugs and love
  • Self directed discussions Self directed discussions
  • YTA is international YTA is international
  • ... With party time... ... With party time...
  • ... Even when working ... Even when working
  • Energisers are basic need Energisers are basic need
  • Develop along Angels Develop along Angels
  • Greet our fresh Trainers Greet our fresh Trainers
  • We said goodbye to Slovenia... We said goodbye to Slovenia...
  • ... see you on these shores! ... see you on these shores!
  • Charlie greets you from Paris! Charlie greets you from Paris! Who's Charlie?

     

 

If you are curious about the results recorded so far, please consult: YTA 2011 Impact Evaluation Document