VUM is among the mentors in the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – a leading youth program for personal development and achievement in which the participants challenge themselves to find out what they are capable of.
As a mentor in the program VUM will give advice and support young people so that they could develop and achieve their goals in the following areas – administrative, culinary, measures, training and Coaching, presentation and management skills. VUM will assist the participants in setting a specific goal in their chosen field and will meet regularly with them to discuss their progress and the next steps as well as encourage them to continue to develop. The mentoring centre is also a space for exchanging experience, creating new friendships between participants and a lifetime experience.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Bulgaria Foundation was founded in 2014 and is officially licensed to provide and coordinate the Award in Bulgaria. The Award is held under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev.
Since the award was established in 1956, more than eight million young people from over 140 countries have taken part in the program. Currently, over 900,000 young people around the world achieve their personal goals as part of the Award.
For more information about the Award, visit website here.