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Group Coordinator Training April 2019

Concordia will be running a 2 day training course on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April 2019 to train group coordinators for UK international projects.

Where:  The training weekend will take place in Portslade, near Brighton. Accommodation will be at a local and friendly hostel in Brighton, with all facilities provided. Sleeping in dorm rooms. Meals will be provided.

Cost:  Although we make no charge for the training itself, there will be a small fee (£40) to cover food and accommodation. Participants will be expected to pay their own travel expenses initially, however, those who go on to co-ordinate a project for Concordia can apply to have these travel expenses reimbursed at the end of the project.
Travel expenses are paid within the UK only – we do not reimburse for flights to the UK.

Why:  These training weekends are a fun way of getting lots of practical advice on leading a project, as well as gaining useful information on group dynamics, cultural awareness, conflict resolution, budgeting, health and safety and cooking for large numbers! All co-ordinators receive a comprehensive ‘co-ordinator survival pack’ detailing the practical tips and advice covered during training and much more…

Most importantly though, the weekend provides an excellent opportunity to meet and chat with other experienced volunteers and co-ordinators in an informal setting.

“The Co-ordinator training was informative, thorough and fun. At the end of the weekend I felt confident I could lead a project and deal with any problems that arose.” – Coordinator training weekend participant.

How to apply

If you would like to know more about co-ordinating a UK project simply download and have a read through ourAdobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24 Co-ordinator Booklet.

If you’d like to apply, please complete the Word-icon Co-ordinator Application form and return the form to Concordia at

You can also book your place on the coordinator training here.

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