“It is not by running away from the world that you will change it. It is by working there, modestly, humbly but with a fire in the heart, something that burns like an offering”
~ Mirra Alfassa
Co-create a space to be yourself.
Explore oneself through collective learning.
Manifest in the spirit of offering service.
Seek transformation through innovation.
YouthLink provides information on opportunities in Auroville related to workshops, internships, apprenticeships, job opportunities and exchange programs. Information on career counseling, life coaching and specified mentorship is also available.
YouthLink also designs its own courses which are Certified by the Global Ecovillage Network or by Gaia Education which are then also recognized as a Contributor to the UNESCO 'Global Action Program on Education for Sustainable Development'.
Integrative whole systems design for sustainability and self discovery
YouthLink designs curriculum and implements courses exploring the four dimensions of community - Ecology, Economy, Social and Worldview, based on the Auroville model. These courses invite participants to 'come for unity' and to explore 'community' life by exploring themselves and learning to Do-It-Together. The course is an immersive program held over 6 weeks, discovering all aspects of the community through the Heart, Head and Hands.
Next Course: 6th-31st Jan 2019
Comm4unity in weekly modules - optional to take each week separately or all together. Exploring Waste, Health and Green aspects of Auroville. Including 13 activities in Auroville, with ~20 facilitators per course, and a field trip.
Upcycling Waste 1 Week 18th-23rd Feb
What Health? 1 Week 25th-2nd March
Green Safari: 1 Week 4th-9th March
Next Course: Feb-March 2019
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Empowering young adults as educators with facilitation skills training
YouthLink supports young educators with tools for conscious facilitation and designing curriculum in their field of interest.
Next Course: 12th-18th Oct 2018
Tools for project design, implementation and management
YouthLink aims to support the manifestation of projects and startups desiged by young adults in Auroville.
Next Course: March-April 2019
YouthLink conducts various other workshops based on interest expressed youth.
Y-PEER Training: Peer-facilitator training to build a 'Auroville Peer Education Network' respond to difficult situations.
Next Course: 25th Feb-3rd March 2019
YouthLink as a bridge between Auroville, its bioregion, India and the World
Feb 1st-10th Feb 2019: "The Power of Community" Online Summit: Screening Hub & Talks at YouthLink Prosperity Hall, Humanscapes Campus. summit.ecovillage.org.