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  • Giving the chance to un-employed youth

    Sunday 08 December 2013

    Many youth have in mind the high rates of un-employment around many European countries. There is a huge gab in between finishing studies and finding a job. There are not many opportunities since the labor market is very limited. In order to set an example and to motivate other organizations, the Spanish Youth Committee offers the possibility of doing an internship in the office of the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation –RFEA- (Madrid).

    This opportunity is aimed at any young person interested in the management and administration of sports initiatives directly related to athletics. Applicants must preferably be in the range ...

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  • Being a youth representative of Norwegian Athletics South Trøndelag

    Monday 02 December 2013

    My name is Annveig Birkeland, and I am a former participant at Norwegian Athletics Ung:leder (Young:leader). Ung:leder is a course where youths learn about leadership and volunteering. I have recently become a youth representative in South Trøndelag Athletics, and had it not been for Ung:leder, I probably had not had this duty today .

    As a part of my tasks as youth representative, I attended the Norwegian Confederation of Sports children and youth conference at the end of November. I looked forward to attending the conference to learn more about my passion; sports. The days were filled ...

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