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Concordia offers different types of training and events in Brighton such as Training for Project Co-ordinators, North South Preparation Weekends and Post Season Event.

These trainings and events are available throughout the year, please check the calendar of events to find out when they are taking place.

Training Name:

FREE WORKSHOP DAY AT SUSSEX UNIVERSITY

Dates:
01/04/2017
Ages:
18 - 99
No. of places:
30
Accommodation:
N/A
Location:
SUSSEX UNIVERSITY, FALMER CAMPUS, FALMER HOUSE, CAFE AREA - ROOM 76 - 11:00 to 16:00
Details:
Concordia is a charity based in Portslade offering International Volunteer opportunities worldwide. We’ve been around since 1943 and we would like to offer the students at Sussex University the opportunity to join a series of workshops related to international volunteering to share with you our experience and launch our new volunteering programme for summer 2017. WHAT WORKSHOPS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE DAY. 11:00 -11:30: PRESENTATION ABOUT INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME 2017. 11:30 - 12: 30: Workshop 1: BREAKING GENDER STEREOTYPES. 12:30 - 13:30: Workshop 2: NO HATE SPEECH CAMPAIGN. 14:00 - 15:00: Workshop 3: HOW TO TRAVEL SAFELY OVERSEAS. 15:00 - 16:00: Workshop 4: HOW TO BECOME A GOOD LEADER. During the day there will also be an information table about Concordia’s programmes and you can come anytime during the day to ask us any questions you might have. WANT TO JOIN IN? Participation is Free and you can join as many workshops as you like during the day. If you are interested please contact Concordia via email on info@concordiavolunteers.org.uk or call us on 01273 422218 to register your interest and book a place on any workshop. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS 11:00 – 11:30 PRESENTATION ABOUT NEW INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME 2017. Francesco, the international volunteer programme coordinator at Concordia, will give a brief introduction to Concordia’s programmes and volunteer opportunities might be available to you in 2017. There will be a short presentation and Q&A session. 11:30 - 12: 30: Workshop 1: BREAKING GENDER STEREOTYPES. Susie, an experienced leader and trainer at Concordia, has recently come back from an international training in Italy focused on understanding Gender and how to address gender issues, especially in a multicultural environment such as a volunteer project abroad. The workshop will involve you in activities and discussions about Gender, sharing the main results of the training Susie attended. 12:30 - 13:30: Workshop 2: NO HATE SPEECH. Nicola, an experienced trainer and leader at Concordia, will take you through her recent experience at an international training in France focused on fighting ‘Hate Speech’, from hate campaigns on newspapers and social media to bullying and more. She will share the results of the training though activities and discussions. 14:00 - 15:00 Workshop 3: HOW TO TRAVEL SAFELY ABROAD. This will be a presentation with information about how to be safe when travelling overseas, with tips and advice on what to do when planning a trip overseas, especially with regards to volunteering abroad. 15:00 - 16:00 Workshop 4: HOW TO BECOME A GOOD LEADER. Nicola and Susie, our experienced volunteers, will explore the concept of Leadership, especially when working with groups of young people, and share their experience of leading international volunteer projects both in the UK and overseas.
Location:
Falmer train station
Course Fee:
£ 0.00
Special remarks:
THESE WORKSHOPS ARE OPEN TO SUSSEX UNIVERSITY AND BRIGHTON UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ONLY. WHEN APPLYING PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH WORKSHOPS YOU WANT TO ATTEND or whether you want to attend the whole day.

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