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401 - Relations with Volunteers

About the Training

Civil society organizations consist of volunteers who have come together around a common goal and formed domestic law. However, as organizations develop and their institutional structures expand, they need regular human resources. This human resource consists of volunteers, members or supporters, as well as professional staff.

Considering that there is one paid employee for every three civil society organizations in our country, it will be better understood how important volunteers are for civil society organizations.. However, working effectively with volunteers requires good planning of important points, starting with the definition of volunteering.

401-Relations with Volunteers course is designed to understand volunteering within the framework of citizenship, to analyze the expectations of our organization and volunteers well, to be aware of the scope of local legislation and exemplary policies, and to determine the steps to be followed in order to create a sustainable policy so that the relationship and cooperation to be established with volunteers is ongoing, effective and planned.

What Will You Learn?
  • Taking a brief look at the historical background and etymology of volunteerism and in what context it is handled in the current context,
  • How some local, international and supranational institutions and dictionaries define volunteering,
  • The reasons and motivations of people to volunteer,
  • What participation and citizenship mean and how volunteering is included in these concepts,
  • The emergence and historical development of volunteering policies step by step, relevant United Nations and European Union policies, policies and legislation in various countries and the scope of legislation in Turkey,
  • what to follow and what needs to be considered in order to create a sustainable volunteer policy.
How Much Time Should You Spare?

All it takes is 3 days for the "401 - Relations with Volunteers" course to be held face-to-face. This face-to-face training will take place between 07-08-09 December 2022.

If you have decided to participate in “401 - Relations with Volunteers” online only, good news! There is no set start and end date. You can start at the time you set and finish at the pace you set. Our suggestion to you is to spend 1.5 hours a day and finish the whole program in 2 days. The video content in 401 - Relations with Volunteers lasts 1.5 hours, and the reading materials take 1.5 hours. So the total duration of all content is 3 hours.

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Çağlar Yenilmez
Çağlar Yenilmez

He graduated from METU/SUNY (Double Degree Programme) Global Politics and International Relations in 2014 and completed his minor in History. He completed lectures at Istanbul Bilgi University, NGO Management and Social Projects, but was unable to submit his thesis.

Since 2014, he has been working as a volunteer and professional in youth work in different institutions. Experiential learning is his biggest companion on this path, which he started as a literally naive person. He tries to think about issues of local youth participation, advocacy, non-formal learning and citizenship.

Hatice Kapusuz
Hatice Kapusuz

Hatice Kapusuz is a graduate of METU International Relations. She has conducted academic studies in the fields of poverty, folk culture and social movements. She volunteers in different CSOs such as IHD, Demos, Deep Poverty Network. Mentor at STGM. Also a lover of children's books and fairy tales. Co-creator of Mino's Song and Feminist Alphabet Set, author of the blog Myths of a Time. It is about solidarity, gender, memory and peace.

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