Feedback about « Stay Human 4 » Youth Exchange

Last week me (Demetri) and Sergio, the volunteers from Hors Pistes we got the chance to participate in the Youth Exchange “Stay Human 4” in Rome, Italy. Stay Human’s goal is to educate and empower young people to advocate for human rights and to get inspired to do small actions in their own communities. We…

Getting started as a volunteer

Last week, us the volunteers of Hors Pistes travelled to Sommières, a commune here in France, to participate in the Erasmus+ National Agency seminar. We discussed about the importance of the Youth Pass, we had an extended discussion about non-formal education and also about the issues that we might face in our volunteering period. The tutors…

There is no Revolution to make without women (publication)

The project Connecting Memories, in which Hors Pistes is a partner, is coming to an end and the consortium happily present the output of the project.   During our cooperation we have also developed educational materials. The methodological part III is based on the experiences we made during two workshops. We had jointly tested the…

Volunteering Matters!

Here are some news from our two volunteers Estelle and Florian who are doing at the moment their EVS in Wroclaw, Poland in the association TRATWA! They have been involved in several projects, activities and events which you can discover below: In the project Jazda z Pomyslami (Let’s go with ideas) they visited schools in smaller towns…

Youth Exchange « Words matter » told by the Egyptian team!

Six young Egyptians participated in one of the intercultural exchange programs organized by Hors Pistes organisation. This youth exchange was about non-violent communication. The youth traveled from Egypt through Sting organisation. Through workshops, the program aims to create an interactive environment for eight days and in six teams from different countries: Egypt, Italy, France, Croatia,…

Discover Learning Zone Project!

We are happy to introduce you the new project called LEARNING ZONE coordinated by our partner organisation from Spain, Cazalla Intercultural: This project aims at giving an aswer to needs developed in the current migration context. Newly-arrived migrants and refugees seeking to adapt as soon as possible to the host country usually follow language courses for foreigners, taught…

A road trip to Digne les Bains

Today is a good sunny day for a road trip to visit EVS (European Volunteer Service) in the nearby city. The journey takes about 1.40 hour drive from Marseille with beautiful scenery of leaves changing from green to yellow and red, the mountain of rock and blue sky. The place I visited today is called…

First site visit to Cosmos

Today, I travel by local train from Marseille city to the north of Marseille, Saint Antoine, just 15 minutes away. In 1920s, this area was home to a camp of Armenian refugees, the Oddo Camp. Nowadays, there is no longer the camp, but you can find Armenian people live in the neighborhood. Cosmos Kolej is an…

Act Locally, Think Internationally, Union(S) elections – A.L.T.I.U.S.

The project « Act Locally, Think Internationally, Union(S) elections – A.L.T.I.U.S. » was funded with the support of the European Union under the Programme « Europe for Citizens ». 6 events have been carried out within this project: Event 1 Participation: The event involved 79 citizens, including 1 participant from the city of Kalamata, Greece, 1 participant from the…

REC’ON the future : une formation internationale sur la vidéo

Qu’est-ce que Rec’on the Future ? C’est une formation qui s’est déroulée 2016, pour 27 professionnels du domaine de la jeunesse originaires du Kosovo, d’Albanie, de Bulgarie, de Bosnie et Herzégovine, de Serbie, de Macédoine, de Roumanie, de Grèce, de Croatie, d’Italie, d’Espagne et de France. Les participants (18 – 25 ans) des pays du…

Robin: 11 mois de SVE au Maroc

My name is Robin DURAND, I am thirty years old. I chose to go volunteering for a year for several reasons. First, I already taught english and french as foreign languages in a private school for three and a half years and I wanted to teach these skills for free. I personnally wanted to get…

The ALTIUS network

Let us introduce the Altius Network! This network gathers european organisations that worked together for 18 months on the Altius project. Have a look at the website and its facebook page! ALTIUS was an international project seeking to bring together EU citizens and citizens of the Candidate Countries in order to become more active in the policy-making…

REC’ON the future : intercultural training about video

What is Rec’on the Future ? It is a training course that happened in 2016, for 27 youth workers from Kosovo, Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia, Romania, Greece, Croatia, Italy, Spain and France. The participants (18 – 25 years) from South-Western European countries and the Balkan region had the chance to engage into…