Seminar in Klaffer

„Ehrenamtliche Arbeit in Europa“: Ein internationales Seminar in Klaffer!

Unterstützt von der Europäischen Union veranstalten die Kinderfreunde Mühlviertel von 14.11.2011 – 20.11.2011 ein internationales Seminar zum Thema: „How can volunteering benefit your life?“

Die Arbeitssprache ist Englisch. Deswegen erfolgt nun die genaue Seminarbeschreibung ebenfalls in Englisch:

The workshop will deal with general information about volunteering in Europe. The participants should reflect on their own situation as a volunteer. We will have a look on the main motives for volunteering and the habitual compensation for the efforts of volunteers.

We will get an input from the Volunteer Center in Upper- Austria and we will have a meeting with journalists, local politicians and representatives from local associations. During the workshop we will make an excursion to Linz, where we will visit projects, which works with volunteers. We will work with different kinds of methods like group work, brainstorming, presentation, country-evenings, discussion with experts and we will organise a theatre-workshop.

Expected outputs:
As a participant you will get a lot of information about the situation of volunteering in Europe. You can reflect on your own situation as a volunteer and you get many inputs how to motivate people for volunteering. Furthermore you will make the acquaintance of people from other countries, learn about their culture and improve your English language.

Practical arrangements:
The workshop takes place in the Mühl-fun-viertel in Austria – at the border to Germany and Czech (, Vorderanger 16, 4163 Klaffer. You will be hosted in single rooms at the Mühl-fun-viertel, an education house in Klaffer am Hochficht. Food included breakfast, lunch and dinner.


14.11. Day of arrival, Dinner

15.11. Get to know each other, situation of volunteering in Europe
16.11. Basics of volunteering (Motivation, benefit,..)

17.11. personal situation of volunteering

18.11. Excursion (organisations, which works with volunteers)

19.11. practical things in the field of volunteering

20.11. breakfast, Departure day


Kinderfreunde Mühlviertel
Mag. a Gabriela Wall
Gewerbestrasse 7
4222 St. Georgen/Gusen

Further information can be found in the following PDF Info:


Kinderfreunde Mühlviertel / Familienakademie Mühlviertel
Gewerbestraße 7, 4222 St. Georgen/Gusen
Tel.: 07237/2465