Venture Spring 2017 is an excellent, comprehensive programme delivered over four weekends between February and May 2017. Provisional dates below.
|Course / Module||Date|
|Global Awareness, Health||11-12 February 2017|
|Community Development and Leadership||11-12 March 2017|
|Cultural Adaptation, Challenge & Conflict, Research Methodologies (New module)||8-9 April 2017|
|Project Cycle Management, Monitoring & Evaluation||13-14 May 2017|
Who is this for?
Prospective development workers, missionaries or volunteers who intend to work and live in a developing country.
What will you learn?
While providing a some keys skills and knowledge in practical overseas development it will also help participants to discern if a long term volunteer commitment is for them. It is crucial that development workers, missionaries or volunteers are well prepared; this helps ensure that they can remain committed to the challenges of living and working overseas.
|Module 1||Introduction and Logistics sessions.|
|Module 2||Global Awareness.|
|Module 3||Mission and Development –This is aimed at those working in the faith-based sector and is held after the returned volunteer speaker each Sunday morning.|
|Module 4||Returned Volunteer Speakers. Four speakers will input, one on each weekend|
|Module 6||Community Development and Leadership|
|Module 7||Cultural Adaptation|
|Module 8||Challenge and Conflict|
|Module 9||Research Methodologies|
|Module 10||Project Cycle Management and Monitoring & Evaluation|
|Module 11||Online Security Course mandatory for all trainees (UNDSS)|
|Module 12||Comhlámh Volunteer Charter|
|Other||Induction Training for Specific Countries once Role has been identified|
The programme is delivered by facilitators who are experts in the sector.
Course fee €400 (less 20% for unwaged)
Register and pay online here.