Armenian Progressive Youth NGO Conflict vs. Connection - Page 11

18 . The Organizers

Armenian Progressive Youth NGO ( Armenia ) is based in Yerevan , Armenia . It was founded in 2009 by a group of young people in order to promote personal and professional growth of young people in Armenia and supporting the Civil Society development . Today it counts 10 employees , local and international volunteers , hundreds of members and followers , thousands of direct and indirect beneficiaries from Armenia and all over the European continent . The organization has already 6 years of experience in the fields of non-formal education , youth policies , volunteerism , human rights , gender equality , active citizenship and participation . The mission of APY is to promote active citizenship and active participation of young people in civic life , to increase the activism of young people and contribute to the development of civil society in Armenia . The organization acts as an information source for hundreds of EU projects and implements lots of local and international projects .
TeachSurfing ( Germany ) is a global a platform to connect travellers to knowledge-sharing opportunities in schools and non-profits in their travel destination . Today TeachSurfing community reached 1310 users and 144 organizations from 12 countries . Since May 2015 , a dedicated team in Armenia helped to organize 11 TeachSurfing events . Travellers visiting Armenia shared their skills with over 250 students in schools and organizations all over the country . As a traveller , you can search for volunteer teaching opportunities based on your skills , experience , and travelling preferences . TeachSurfing will also notify you of new teaching opportunities . As an organizer or member of a school , NGO , or any community with learning needs , you can post teaching opportunities . Moreover , you can search for travellers with special skills and invite them to your school or organization .