Young Service Steward Program

NEET 4 Needs – YSS project for a better future

The “Young Service Steward Program” follows the aims of the EU Youth Strategy to engage NEET youth 25-29 in meaningful civic, economic, social and cultural participation and to empower them to take charge of their own lives through engagement in quality youth work.

The Grant

EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment
Unlocking Youth Potential

“Working together for a green, competitive and inclusive Europe.”

Tools

Competence development, self-assessment and other tools

Who are we working for?

Working together…

NEET’s will no longer be the “problem”, but a possible solution to the problems

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Local NEETs

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Local stakeholders

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Local communities

Young Service Steward Program

Activities

The Young Service Steward Program provide support to NEETs aged 25-29 by a 360° competence upgrade in a blend of digital skills, counselling, and employment in a flexible delivery system.

With this support the involved NEETs will become more competent, more motivated, and will find their place and role in local communities.

Counselling support

All together 10 hours personal counselling for each involved NEETs.

Competence development

Onsite digital competence development and life-skills training programs in three different topics.

Community service employment

Working opportunities with personal mentoring to the involved NEETs.

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Diversity – Challenges and opportunities

Diversity – Challenges and opportunities

We have reached a milestone in the preparatory phase of our “Young Service Steward” Program. In every potential implementation place of all partner counties (12 locations), we have reviewed the characteristics, current challenges and opportunities of the host...

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Interviews with local NEETs

Interviews with local NEETs

As a part of the preparation phase of our Young Service Steward Program, in the first quarter of the year, we have invited local NEETs to individual and focus group discussions at every planned implementation location (12 locations in 4 countries). We talked with them...

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Establish Local Service Committees

Establish Local Service Committees

As a part of the preparation phase of our Young Service Steward Program, in the first quarter of the year, the YSS Project was presented at the planned implementation settlements of the project to relevant local stakeholders in all beneficiary countries. In the...

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Our YSS Project on EBSN Café

Our YSS Project on EBSN Café

Mónica Aymerich from ACEFIR, one of the implementing partners of the Young Service Steward Program, presented our program at the EBSN Café. She briefly outlined the objectives of our YSS Program, the steps to be taken, and the expected results. She highlighted the...

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Focus on the Local Needs

Focus on the Local Needs

For the successful implementation of our YSS Program, it is essential to understand in each implementation site as much as possible the starting situation, the needs, goals, and expectations of the local NEETs involved in the program, and the community itself. This...

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Focus on the local cooperation

Focus on the local cooperation

4 countries - 12 locations. We started to build the local supporting network for the Young Service Steward Program. Local municipalities, NGO-s, education institutes, and other organizations are also interested in developing a better local community by involving the...

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Our programme fits the year – 2022

Our programme fits the year – 2022

2022 is the “European Year of Youth”. Our Young Service Steward Program focuses on young people aged 25-29, who are not in education, employment, or training (NEET). Although they are often seen as an issue in local communities, with the right guidance and support...

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