Fighting digital illiteracy is is becoming crucial to reduce risks of social & economic exclusion created by the digital skill gap.
Involving volunteers is an interesting way to contribute to reducing this major issue of today world. Volunteers can teach, show & tell but also inspire, motivate and therefore bring a different outlook than the one in provided in formal education. However if working with volunteers is also a way to reduce cost of implementing activities & tapping into a network of non-professional trainers, this does not mean that this strategy is ressources-free for organisations.
With lot of new players on the field of youth work in digital education & the arrivals of a large pool of highly motivated volunteers by the cause new opportunities & challenges our have been identified for capacity building & improvement of youth work quality.
This project aims to support non-profit organisations in the field of digital education to strengthen their capacity bringing new methods to manage volunteers & implementing projects in this specific field.
Our volunteering survey
Raivotech has at the centre the needs of the volunteers and their work for the society. However, it sometimes encounters difficulties relatd to a number of field. Hence, we feel that we can make a change. Take part in our online Survey
Soon more material from the web about volunteering experiences!
Women in Digital Initiatives Luxembourg
Associazione Futuro Digitale
Private Institute Emphasys Centre
HELLAS FOR US
In early September, the four partners of the projects met for a second time in the beautiful (and cool) premises of Emphasys center in Nicosia, Cyprus. It was a productive meeting and great opportunity to meet in person all Emphasys center staff as well as their great robot equipment. More on Emphasys center activities and[…]
Early April our join-staff training, part of our innovation project Raivotech took place in Thessaolinki Greece where our partners Hellas for us are based. During this 3 days of collaborative training, youth workers were able to build on knowledge and share a lot about their experience in involving with volunteers in the digital field. We[…]
The Erasmus + Youth in Action project kicked off in November 2016 in Luxembourg with a representative of each partners. Futoro Digitale, Italy A&A Emphasys Center in Cyprus Hellas for Us in Greece Women in Digital Initiatives (WIDE) in Luxembourg. This first meeting was important for all the partners to get to know each other[…]
This project is innovative in developing learning material to improve leadership thanks to volunteers (amongst ICT practitioners & e-leaders) who have a knowledge, expertise & enthusiasm to share to fight the digital divide. The expected outcome is to improve quality of awareness raising activities and also encouraging young talents especially from diverse, fewer opportunities /disadvantaged[…]