Open call - YOUTH WORKER - free online training course

Update 2017 - 2022:

You can continue to explore the courses and tools provided here on your own pace.

Update 18.07.2017:

You can subscribe for the second group HERE in order to explore the course in July-August. Enjoy the ride!


Update 01.05.2017:

The planned first month of the course is finished now. You can still explore this course HERE. Enjoy the ride!


Update 03.04.2017:

After the preparation period, a message with the enrolment key was sent to the participants, in a few waves, on 03.04.2017. Please check your email, spam included, you should get it before 23:00. If you do not, please write us a message after 04.04.2017.

Thank you for your interest!

theVOYAGE team


Update 25.02.2017:

An e-mail about selection was sent to all the applicants, please check your email, spam included. 

You can still apply before 25.03.2017 if you are coming from Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Belgium, Austria, Iceland or Latvia, countries which are not yet well represented in the group. 

Thank you for your interest!

theVOYAGE team


Youth worker - online training course



General description

Are you interested in the YOUTH WORKER world? Would you like to learn some basics in this area? Then we are here to provide you with the opportunity to do it from the comfort of your own living room. You will be able to connect with people from different countries and learn at your own pace. The online course we offer will allow you to read the content, watch short movies, work in groups or play short games and quizzes.


You can APPLY here.


Do you want to know more? Here is some relevant information.



The course is open for participants from Programme and Partner countries of E+.

Programme countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Turkey.


Objectives of the course – key elements

During this course we will support your acquisition of the following skills:

Understand the youth work profession and other related professions;

Recognise different forms of learning and efficiently use non-formal education tools;

Describe multiple intelligences and adapt the learning methods used accordingly;

Use efficient communication methods and thus easily overcome communication barriers;

Identify conflict management techniques;

Summarise and make the most of the benefits of group dynamics;

Virtually exercise cooperation inside a community.


Topics covered

 We will cover some main elements in the following areas: the youth worker profession, a short history of youth work, responsibilities of a youth worker in Erasmus+ programme, group dynamics, communication, types of intelligences, learning, motivation, goals, indicators, learning styles, experiential learning, learning diaries, managing diversity, conflict management, personal and professional plan, SMARTERS objectives, cooperation inside a community, informing young people and non formal learning.

Learning tools:

You will use different learning essentials during the course, including the following ones: online textbooks, workshops, peer evaluation, challenges - missions, short games, group tasks, short movies, supplementary bibliography, quizzes etc.



You will need between 32 to 50 hours (4-6 hours/week) to complete the course, depending on your study pace, as well. You can choose your own study period within the general course period proposed.


Our course is free of charge for the participants, thanks to the funds from Erasmus+ programme and the efforts made by the team of the project.


When you have fulfilled the basic requirements, you will get a course attendance certificate.



The course will be available in English and in Romanian.



Basic - Intermediate



Follow up

After the course:

  • you can join THE YOUTH WORKERS’ GUILD – a proposed virtual space for a community of youth workers in Europe;
  • you are invited to apply for a face-to-face meeting: a 3-day multiplier event taking place in Romania in July 2017;


The project

This course is provided through the E+ project ”The suitcase, the map and the voyage of a youth worker”, funded with support from the European Comission. More about the project and the other online modules developed in the project can be found at



The partners

The team of the project consists of: Predict CSD Consulting (Romania), Schultz Development (Romania), Aurel Vlaicu University in Arad (Romania), Millennium Center Association (Romania), Dacorum Council for Voluntary Service (Great Britain), Asociacion Cultural Integra (Spain), Fundacja Centrum Aktywnosci Tworczej (Poland), Organization for Promotion of European Issues (Cyprus) and EURO – NET (Italy).

Still undecided?

Check out our online offer at and try out the e-course we launched last year, still available to be explored self-paced: LEARNING TO LEARN – BASICS – ONLINE COURSE.

Direct link:


Do you need help?

You can call us at 0040722977094 or write to

Are you ready for enrolment?

Have you got all the information you need?

If you are ready, you can apply here



This material has been funded with support from the European Comission. The content of this material reflects the views only of the authors and the National Agency or the European Comission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information.

Last modified: Thursday, 26 August 2021, 9:36 PM