Youth Leader Training - Chenini Gabes (Tunisia)
VSFr organized the first training in Chenini Gabes from 22nd march to 29th march 2022.
In the Chela Center, within the heart of the oasis, the participants are introduced to leadership, workshops, energizers, group discussion, and interactions. Then, the program is about issues of conflict, resolution and nonviolent communication. Volunteers walked on the canyon of Ras el wad to implement the workshop activity of eco-camps ended by reflection groups.
To finish the training, volunteers made a field visit to VSFr garden where they are learning new techniques about eco-volunteering and how to be eco-sensitive by planting some baby palm trees, revolting salades and cleaning up the field.
The first training was focused on youth leadership and Eco-volunteering and took place in Chenini, Tunisia from 22-29 of March 2022. The training gathered together 22 participants from different countries who deepened their knowledge about Eco-volunteering (or setting up international voluntary service projects combining study sessions on environmental issues and practical hands-on work) and practiced their skills to be a group leader in an Eco-volunteering project. Some of the participants was accompanied a group of young volunteers who was took part in the planned youth exchanges over summer and others was conducted some workshops in their own organization on the topics dealt with in the training : group dynamics, intercultural communication, setting up educational activities around environmental issues, conflict resolution and being a group leader.