Summary of the Multiplier Event 🇱🇹
Efektas Group, the Lithuanian partner of the “And what NEXT? Future professional paths for volunteers” project, orchestrated a dynamic Multiplier Event on November 24th, 2023. The event served as a captivating platform 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 Kaunas.
Efektas took the lead in hosting an engaging Multiplier Event in the vibrant city of Kaunas, shedding light on the transformative journey and tangible achievements of the “and what NEXT?” project. The event aimed to empower young people by showcasing the pivotal role of volunteering in shaping future professional paths.
The event 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.
Efektas 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 event included enhancements to the feedback mechanism within the online platform. Efektas showcased how this virtual recommendation system empowers volunteers by providing constructive feedback from host organizations, strengthening their profiles for future employment opportunities.
The event 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.
Efektas expressed enthusiasm about extending the success of the Multiplier Event beyond Kaunas. The organization is committed to inspiring further action, fostering collaboration, and leaving a lasting impact on the paths of young individuals in Kaunas and beyond.