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Open Call for Junior Coaches at the AntetokounBros Academy

AntetokounBros Academy is a community program that combines basketball training and educational inspiration aimed towards undeserved young boys and girls, 12 to 16 years old.
The program involves 90 minutes of basketball training once a week for 100 athletes per year at two training grounds: Ampelokipoi court and Lambrini court (50 athletes per court).
Within the Program context 12 trainee placements are offered for women and men, aged 18-25 years old at the coaching team for 2019-2020 season (the placements are educational and non payed). Only applicants with basketball playing or coaching experience will be considered (experience with children will be preferred) and only those who speak at least 2 of the following languages: Greek, English and French (additional knowledge of Farsi or Arabic will be preferred).

Selected Junior Coaches must be committed to their participation for up to 4 months, which is the training’s duration as they will be part of the coaching team and be actively involved to the Program’s trainings and events.

The second trainee cycle for Junior Coaches starts on March and ends on June 2020. Applications for this cycle are open and the submission deadline is February 10th 2020.

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New round of free web design courses from Co{de} + Create (January 2020).

If you are between 18-30 years old and have some basic knowledge of coding and using Web tools, then this course is for you! Co{de}+Create will help you take your skills to the next level.

See details below.

WHO: Ages 18-30 can apply. Basic computer knowledge and understanding of English is required, since all courses will be in English.

WHEN: Three times a week (weekdays) for 3 hours each day from January to March 2020.

WHAT: Free advanced Web design courses using open source software

WHERE: The workshops will take place in Athens in the Kypseli Municipal Market.

WHY: Digital literacy is a critical skill for the 21st century. We want to introduce you to computer skills that will help you advance in your future and your career. Everyone deserves a chance to learn new skills, so these courses are open to Greek students and newcomers to Greece.

Free snacks and public transportation tickets will be provided for all participants. Participants will also receive a certificate after successfully completing the 2-month course. Free access to the lab will also be provided for practice and experimentation.

Space is limited so If you are interested, apply now at:
https://ellak.gr/code-create-registration-form/


Selected participants will be contacted by email and/or phone.

More information on the content of the course

During the course, students will become familiar with the usage of Web tools such as source code editors and node.js, which let developers use JavaScript to produce dynamic web page content. They will also learn to use Git and Github as Version Control Systems to track changes in computer files and coordinate work on those files among multiple people, through a Web server which they will be using throughout the course.

Next, they will advance their HTML- CSS knowledge by working with a very powerful tool for acquiring new and modern skills, the Bootstrap framework, to build a modern and mobile-responsive website. Bootstrap is a free front-end framework for faster and easier web development. Bootstrap also gives the ability to build responsive, mobile-first projects.

Bootstrap includes HTML- and CSS-based design templates as well as optional JavaScript plugins. JavaScript is the most popular language among web developers. They will also explore and understand the p5.js JavaScript library which makes coding accessible for artists, scientists, designers and educators. Students will also learn the Angular framework, which will enable them to create Single Page Applications for Web and Mobile Web applications.

The goal for students who participate in this course, after they successfully complete it, is to be able to develop Web applications, or applications that are run over HTTP from a web server to a web browser, and combine many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites. They will learn important and up-to-date tools that every web developer-designer has to know!

Full description of code+create at https://gfoss.eu/code-create/

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Applications for the AntetokounBros Academy Try Outs are open untill 3 November 2019

AntetokounBros Academy is a community program that combines basketball training and educational inspiration aimed towards underprivileged young boys and girls, 12 to 16 years old.

The program involves 90 minutes of basketball training once a week for 100 athletes per year at two training grounds: Ampelokipoi court (Argolidos 23) and Lambrini court (Amiklon & Teo, Agios Andreas) (50 athletes per court).

Moreover, the program provides 12 training positions for junior coaches, 18 to 25 years old. The junior coaches will be able to participate in the training sessions of the AntetokounBros Academy under the supervision of the Head Coach Anastasia Kostaki, the first Greek woman to play in WNBA.

In addition to the core basketball training, the program involves athlete clinics, tournament events, a series of mentorship workshops, inspirational speeches and basketball school sessions that athletes and junior coaches will also need to attend as part of their participation. The educational sessions will be held at the Onassis Stegi

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1st Job Fair Connecting Refugees and Migrants with the Labor Market in Athens

The 1st Job Fair for candidates with refugee or migrant background will be organized by the Livelihoods Committee on Tuesday 5 November, at Serafio of the City of Athens from 11:30 to 17:00. The event is going to take place with the participation of companies and organizations from various sectors of the Greek economy, wishing to meet candidates of different professional backgrounds and explore job and collaboration opportunities.

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Odyssea's New Courses 2019 - Open for registration

Odyssea schedules the organization of 9 different courses, covering diverse thematic areas, prioritizing social integration and connection of our beneficiaries with the World of Work.

Makers Residency, Programming, Basic IT, Sales, Presentation and Entrepreneurial Skills, Woodworking, Metalworking, CNC operation, and Line cooking belong to the main pillars of our Training Program, accompanied by a series of soft skills training, namely; Analytical Thinking, Agile Training, Life Coaching and Career Counselling.

Entrepreneurial training is additionally backed by Digital Social Marketing and introduction to Greek Taxation, for those trainees interested in working as freelancers.


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Caritas Hellas-Music Workshop at the Social Spot of Neos Kosmos

We invite you all to the music journey that is about to begin at the Social Spot Of Caritas Hellas in Neos Kosmos (Rene Pio 2Α), to an activity where the participants will have a first meeting with singing(elocution, breathing exercises, tutoring of traditional Greek music and folk style music) which will give them the chance to meet with artistic procedures. The goal is to get a better knowledge of expressing through art and using art as mean of communication and sentimental expression. Come to sing and fill our lives with music! *** Applications for participation until 13th of September 2019 in the Social Service of the Center (Rene Pio 2A) at 2130909940 or send us e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. // .

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Photography workshop“Social and Cultural Integration”

Solidarity Now in cooperation with Fred Roberts Photography Foundation are implementing a photography workshop“Social and Cultural Integration”. The workshop includes lectures and photography workshops at selected locations in the center of Athens. The workshop will be completed with a photography exhibition which will be open to the public and will be followed with a diploma ceremony to participants. Participation is free.

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Sabir on board - an upside-down language course on the sea

Sabir, the old Mediterranean lingua franca, recalled in every sailor the sense of belonging to the Mediterranean people. The sharing of words, prayers and colourful characteristic expressions built the heart of the union among people sailing the sea. Every person who went aboard learned a name, a verse but also brought in a word.

Thinking today of Europe as a union of diverse people from different parts of the world, we invite a group of young people from different parts to continue this archaic way of creating a new, mutual language. „Sabir on board“ is not a language class being taught but an adventure of “building together an everybody's language”. The most beautiful, expressive and meaningful words from each language of the individual crew members will be shared and integrated into a new language: „our personal Sabir“.

Aboard two small sailing yachts, two crews formed by Europe’s young generation, will live an extraordinary experience of sailing together in the South of the continent, meeting local communities, listening to stories and sharing their own story.

Ships have always been a cultural melting pot and - in the words of Foucault - the biggest reservoir of imagination ever. Ships constructed the world as we know it, in the beginning by scientific and geographic discoveries, later by becoming preferred carriers of trade between distant countries.

As Pessoa said, “Our homeland is our language”, thus integrating other people's words into our own language means welcoming other people as messengers of meanings, emotions and expressions. This way of understanding language does not only make us richer, but is also the ground of people’s union, where diversity and multitude turn into essential values.

Ships were also the first vehicle of transporting knowledge and the first cosmopolitan place in history. This is why two small sailing yachts can be the fruitful womb of conceiving a new sense of homeland. Departing from a language we all share and communicate with, we can build a temporal unique society on the water, remembering that man is always and just a part of nature and life itself.

The experience will be accompanied by a small two people film team and end up in a cinema documentary about the Mediterranean Sea and its people called „Stories from the Sea“. All participants should be okay with being filmed and to be part of the film.

You can read more about the documentary herehttps://forms.gle/78M2GmBAPapYnwXQ7 Also feel free to contact the director directly if you have more questions, writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. //
If you want to become part of this unique experience of navigation, sharing, reaching out to others and discovery, please apply here. Refugees and migrants are more than welcome to apply too. Just bear in mind to be able to travel within the European Union. The film production might be able to take over the participation fee and traveling costs for participants with no funancial stability.

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