“Raise Volunteers in Tech” focuses on promoting high-quality volunteer youth work in the digital field and aims to create innovative resources for youth work.
Fighting digital illiteracy is becoming crucial to reducing risks of social & economic exclusion created by the digital skill gap.
Involving volunteers is an interesting way to contribute to reducing this major issue of today world. Volunteers can teach, show & tell but also inspire, motivate and therefore bring a different outlook than the one in provided in formal education. However, if working with volunteers is also a way of reducing the cost of implementing activities & tapping into a network of non-professional trainers, this does not mean that this strategy is resources-free for organisations.
With lot of new players on the field of youth work in digital education & the arrival of a large pool of highly motivated volunteers by the cause new opportunities & challenges our have been identified for capacity building & improvement of youth work quality.
This project aims to support non-profit organisations in the field of digital education to strengthen their capacity in bringing new methods to managing volunteers & implementing projects in this specific field.