About Mladinski Center Krško – Youth center Krško

Details of the member organisation / center

  • Name: Youth center Krško
  • Street address: Cesta krških žrtev 105
  • Postcode: 8270
  • City: Krško
  • Region: Posavje
  • Country: Slovenia
  • Email: info@mc-krsko.si
  • Website: www.mc-krsko.si
  • Telephone: +38674882286
  • Telefax: +38674882283

Contact person

Profile of the member organisation/center

  • Type of organisation: youth center
  • Status of organisation: governmental/public
  • Activity level of organisation local

Short description of organisation / center:

  • established in 2001 by the Municipality of Krško
  • app. 12 employees
  • app. 100 volunteers
  • have one cities youth center and 4 youth spots in rural area
  • great infrastructure (multimedia studio, 2 conference rooms, hall, climbing wall, computers room, youth hostel,…)
  • 8 local NGO-s have their premacies in our center
  • informing center, multimedia center, international work, children activities, club & culture field, prevention programs

Integration the intercultural learning, human rights education and education for active citizenship in its activities:

  • school programs (active citizenship lessons)
  • youth democracy projects
  • involved in planning local, regional youth strategy,…
  • structure dialogue with politicians
  • human rights workshops (through multimedia) and international projects on that topics
  • involving disadvantaged youngsters into our projects

Our experience in organization of international youth activities and the training of youth workers in multinational and multicultural context:

  • sending, hosting org. for EVS; app 25 volunteers hosted and app. 5 sent
  • group EVS projects
  • youth exchanges
  • youth initiatives
  • democracy projects
  • twinned towns
  • we participate on trainings for youth workers abroad

The mechanisms we use in our organization / center in terms of ensuring the participation of young people in preparation and realization of our activities:

  • informing young people on a personal level
  • to support young people that they organize their ideas by themselves
  • active participation of young people

Where we see the role of our organization / center in promotion and implementation of the youth policies of Council of Europe in our country, region and internationally:

  • by being involved in the ENYC, in international projects
  • by attend (via using web or attend meetings) dialogue about important questions in the youth field

The facilities of your organization / center (accommodation, educational facilities, training staff, specific methodologies etc.):

  • youth hostel (27 beds) – great facilities (described in the first line)
  • 12 fully employed staff (experienced)
  • great relations with schools, municipality, other NGO-s and youth org. on local/regional/national level
  • reliable partner
  • learning by doing methods; group work

Our priorities / fields of interest for cooperation with other members of the Network in the sphere of intercultural learning:

  • working together and sharing experience
  • have the same vision in the youth field.

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