Teamer Preparation Seminars

General information on the EYS Preparatory Seminars for volunteer Work Camp leaders
The Ecumenical Youth Services offer two free team-makers’ seminars per year, which focus on the following topics:

  • Accompaniment of group processes in linguistically, culturally and denominationally mixed groups
  • Crisis intervention plan
  • Methods and forms of intercultural learning (language animation )
  • Conception and implementation of thematic work
  • Preparation of the camp theme under theological, creative and biographical aspects
  • Organisation and planning of the camp
  • Legal and insurance
  • Camp Billing/Finances
  • Camp follow-up

The next digital meetings will take place on the following dates: :
Saturday March 23rd, 2024 3.30 – 5.30p.m. at Zoom
Saturday April, 20th, 2024 3.30 – 5.30p.m. at Zoom

Potential topics:

  • Getting in touch again
  • Group dynamics
  • Diversity
  • EYS Instagram strategy
  • P-types according to Fritz Riemann
  • Information on the 2024 camp programme
  • Composition of the camp teams (who leads where with whom?)

In addition to the digital meetings, there is also a plan to meet in person. This will take place on the following date:
Friday, May 31st (from 3.00p.m.) – Sunday, June 2nd (till 12.00p.m.) 2024

Important: Travel expenses to the seminar (return trip) can be reimbursed:
max. 95€ for the journey from Germany on presentation of the original ticket
max. 120€ for the journey from abroad on presentation of the original ticket

The seminars take place in the Fuchsbau in Berlin-Reinickendorf .
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Fuchsbau Reinickendorf
Thurgauer Str. 66
13407 Berlin
(U-Bahnhof Paracelsusbad)

In addition to teaching content and expanding skills, the seminars serve to get to know the other team members.

If you work with the Ecumenical Youth Services for 2 years (i.e. lead one camp per year and participate in the preparation seminars), we can award you the Berlin Volunteer Pass.