Events and Training Courses

What other activities can you join?

If  you are interested in exploring the world with a purpose, here you can find diverse events and training opportunities to join. Take a look and don’t hesitate to apply.  Believe in your power and share with the SCI movement. Create with us a different reality!

Events

Branches often organise events on different themes throughout the year for their local volunteers and communities. To see what they are doing, check out their websites and social media to keep up to date.

Events are also organised at the international level. Below you can find the latest calls for participants to SCI International meetings, study visits to deeply understand and discuss different issues or themes and many other types of activities, including learning exchanges, online campaigns, team calls, etc…

Training courses

SCI organises training courses and seminars that focus on a variety of themes. These events are all organised according to the principle of nonformal education and take place in different countries during the year.

Whenever we have open calls we will publish them below.

Usually there is a link to an application form or otherwise you will find an email address where you can request the application form. Please read carefully all the information and keep to the application deadline.

Calls for participants

Long-term volunteer wanted in Poznań!

Long-term volunteer wanted in Poznań!

SCI Poland is looking for a broad-minded young person with a positive attitude that likes to work in a team and has his/her own initiative to join their team in Poznan.
📅 01.09.2022-31.10.2023
📍 Poznań, Poland
⏰ Apply as soon as possible

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Call for Applications: International Training “Media (red)using stereotypes and divisions among youth”

Call for Applications: International Training “Media (red)using stereotypes and divisions among youth”

Are you a young person, youth worker, activist, or volunteer who is eager to enhance your understanding of media literacy, take an active role to promote intercultural dialogue, and combat hate speech and discrimination in the community you live in by using digital tools? The project: “Media (red)using stereotypes and divisions between youth” is for you! 📅 24-29th of September 📍 Durres, Albania ⏰ Apply by 1 September 2022

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Workcamp in project “Gotas de Agua” in Peru

Workcamp in project “Gotas de Agua” in Peru

Are you interested in environmental conservation work of a dry forest in Peru? Say no more! Participate in the workcamp by “GOTAS DE AGUA” in Jaén, Región de Cajamarca (Perú), from 25 July to 15 August 2022! Apply through your local organisation.

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SCI Italy is looking for 2 ESC volunteers!

SCI Italy is looking for 2 ESC volunteers!

If you are interested in both grassroots political activism and the world of project management, and you would like to improve your professional skills in social project and group management, this ESC project by SCI Italy is for you! From September 2022, for 12 months, in Rome (Italy). Read the call and apply by 30 June 2022.

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Service Civique at the International Secretariat of SCI – apply!

Service Civique at the International Secretariat of SCI – apply!

*Long-term opportunity for residents in France*: The International Secretariat of SCI, based in Antwerp, Belgium, is looking for one Service Civique volunteer to join their office as Project and Office volunteer. Read more and apply as soon as possible. Starting date: 5 September 2022, for 1 year.

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Vision Seminar: second workshop

Vision Seminar: second workshop

You are invited to the second event of the Vision Seminar series: What is the way to achieve peace today? Are volunteering and the International Voluntary Service still useful and relevant? 📅 Saturday, July 9 – 11h00-13h00 CEST, 📍 Online on zoom. ⏰ Register by 4th of July

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Polish workcamps are waiting for volunteers

Polish workcamps are waiting for volunteers

“Is it safe to come to Poland?” is a question many people are asking now, during the invasion of Ukraine, Poland’s neighbor. But don’t worry, the majority of the country does not fear the invasion, and life goes on as usual. If you are interested in ecological education and working with kids, either in a summer school or in a refugee center, apply now to support Poland !

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Call for participants: training course FUNding Peace

Call for participants: training course FUNding Peace

We are opening applications for an in-person 6-day training course in De Hoge Rielen, Belgium. The FUNding Peace training course will connect 24 (future) project leaders in an open and supportive platform, empowering them to exchange ideas and boost their capacities to plan and implement successful international projects which are sustainable and inclusive. ⏰  Apply as soon as possible

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What about online learning?

Have a look at our online learning platform to gain more knowledge and tools to become a peace envoy and a more prepared SCI activist. You can learn at your own pace, with practical exercises and access to additional resources.