Summary of the Multiplier Event 🇪🇸
Asociación Arrabal-AID, the Spanish partner of the “And what NEXT? Future professional paths for volunteers” project, orchestrated a series of dynamic Multiplier Events throughout September and October 2023. These events served as vibrant platforms to disseminate and champion the project’s remarkable outcomes to a diverse audience, including young individuals, current and former European Solidarity Corps (ESC) volunteers, youth workers, and stakeholders from Malaga.
Asociacion Arrabal-AID took the lead in hosting engaging Multiplier Events in the vibrant city of Malaga, shedding light on the transformative journey and tangible achievements of the “and what NEXT?” project. The events aimed to empower young people by showcasing the pivotal role of volunteering in shaping future professional paths.
The events highlighted the successful integration of YouthPass into profiles, focusing on ESC volunteers. This integration underscores the project’s commitment to recognizing and validating the valuable experiences gained through volunteering, enhancing the employability of the participants.
Attendees experienced live demonstrations of the project’s online platform, illustrating its user-friendly features. The platform, a central project output, provides a dynamic space for key actors in the youth field to connect, post opportunities, and engage with the broader volunteering community.
Asociacion Arrabal-AID unveiled the comprehensive Employability Guide designed for youth practitioners. In-depth sessions delved into the guide’s contents, equipping youth workers with valuable tools and resources to guide and counsel volunteers effectively on their career paths.
A significant announcement during the events included enhancements to the feedback mechanism within the online platform. Asociacion Arrabal-AID showcased how this virtual recommendation system empowers volunteers by providing constructive feedback from host organizations, strengthening their profiles for future employment opportunities.
The events emphasized fostering networking synergies among key actors in the labor market. Attendees engaged in collaborative discussions, promoting the idea of volunteering as a strategic tool for enhancing employment prospects.
Asociacion Arrabal-AID expressed enthusiasm about extending the success of the Multiplier Events beyond Malaga. The organization is committed to inspiring further action, fostering collaboration, and leaving a lasting impact on the paths of young individuals in Malaga and beyond.