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True Essence

(Training course)



For Youth Workers who care!


/10. 8. - 18. 8. 2023/ Frankolovo/ Slovenia

Project organizator: Družstvo Metta

The training course will take place between the 10th and 18th of August, 2023, in Frankolovo, Slovenia.

The project aim: An intense 7-day explorative journey to discover my innermost essence, my true call, the gift I need to SHARE with the world, and what is the essence of my work with YOUTH, how can I genuinely SUPPORT them on their way?

Objectives of the meeting:

  • acquire experience and key skills on how to create a safe and inclusive space;
  • embark on a stunning journey of discovering the body's resources and wisdom, and be encouraged to explore our body's emotional intelligence and use of somatic practices when working with youth;
  • be inspired to express themselves through art and to use different art materials and their psycho-dynamic properties;
  • be invited towards in-depth self-exploration, to meet and integrate their shadows, and to better understand the mechanisms of the shadow;
  • increase their level of empathy and resilience;
  • be called towards greater sustainability both in interpersonal relations and about nature;
  • gain skills on how to support young people in an effective and holistic way.

Working language: English

Number of participants: 27

Participating countries: Italy, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Poland, Germany, Croatia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece and Slovenia.

 Participant requirements:

  • able and willing to commit fully to all phases of the project  (preparation, main activity, follow-up) 
  • dedicated to your work with youth, and want to use the acquired competencies to support your groups in a better way
  • ready for intense inner work (this is NOT a holiday) 
  • willing to follow a NO ALCOHOL and no substance use policy for your entire stay 
  • 18+

Important info:

Accommodation, meals, and the program throughout the project are fully reimbursed according to the rules of the Erasmus + program through the project organizer.

Travel costs will be reimbursed to the participant for up to 275€.

There’s a PARTICIPATION FEE on a sliding scale from 60 to 120 euros (to be paid in cash upon arrival).  The amount is based on participants' judgment and financial ability.*  *Money shouldn't be an obstacle to your participation! If you cannot afford the contribution, please contact the project organizer.The participants are invited to use the cheapest means of transportation.

Each participant is individually responsible for the planning and implementation of the trip. Extremely important: The participant must keep the travel document to and from the destination and hand it over / send it to the project organizer according to his instructions.

Insurance: Travel insurance is NOT paid by the organization or subsequently reimbursed. Each participant must take out health insurance, which is valid in Slovenia. 

How to apply for the project?

Send us your CV (in English) + motivation about why YOU should go to this project at

INFO PACK can be found HERE!!!


Deadline: ASAP


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