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Vienna Association of Educational Volunteers

Vienna Association of Educational Volunteers is a non-profit making, non-political organisation, which aims at empowering youth, promoting peace and tolerance among people through assisting people in acquiring knowledge and developing their skills and competences.

Our main aim is to provide community-based educational opportunities for disadvantaged people; train disadvantaged people leaders committed to peace, democracy and inclusion; contribute to nonviolent processes of conflict transformation in the Europe by providing competences, skills development.

Our vision is provide non-formal educational and voluntary based opportunities for disadvantaged people to give a chance to be educated, to learn, to be guided along a career path and social and vocational life.

Vienna Association of Educational Volunteers promotes training and implementation of systems relevant to the support of the young people. It cooperates with social sector organizations to promote policy changes and improvements to services. The scope of the association is to provide flexible non-formal education programs in various fields within the framework of lifelong learning. It has oriented its services toward the main guidelines and priorities stressed out by the European Commission. Main focus is given to skills training and initiatives that will enable people to be active in social and vocational life.