Current Activities

CALL FOR General Service Providers 19.04.2013

   ·         1 Administrator- 40 hours over 4 months   Oversee the entire multimedia development of the Online Platform on Entrepreneurship and Youth, Micromanage individual teams of audiovisual and IT service providers and volunteers Provide feedback on all technical aspects of the process.  The administrator will provide a liaison between the various service providers and the Youth Power Secretariat.  Bachelor or preferably Masters degree in Communications Proven prior experience in multimedia design and NGO sector is required.   1 Web tutorials expert- 40 hours over 2 months   Oversee the development of a video course on Social Entrepreneurship for the Online Platform. Provide complete syllabus, presentations and downloadable workbooks. Deliver a series of 20 minute lectures in front of a live audience and be filmed, 12 videos in total. Liaise with the Platform Administrator and the Youth Power Secretariat. Bachelor or preferably Masters degree (such as MBA) in a related ...

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Youth Power Online Incubation Centre: Call For IT Service Provider 11.03.2013

  Background Information Unemployment rates for young people are currently on the rise in Cyprus, especially among University graduates. Cypriots value education and families tend to encourage their children to receive higher education. Unfortunately this does not decrease unemployment as jobs diminish with the current financial crunch. Youth Power has identified entrepreneurship as a possible way for young people to expand their options.   Entrepreneurship is something quite new for Cyprus. Most of the businesses on both sides of the island are small, family-run enterprises, handed down from generation to generation, a factor that does not really permit youth entrepreneurship. In order to be an entrepreneur, one necessitates not only financial means, but also guidance and education regarding the right steps to set up a business, including strategic planning, forming a business plan, financial planning, corporate ethics, branding, marketing and communication, production management and many more. In addition to ...

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Entrepreneurship Trainings 05.03.2013

If you are a passionate and creative young person, interested in developing your business ideas, join the new series of entrepreneurship trainings offered by Youth Power and conducted by established business professionals in March and April 2013.   The workshops include Business Plan Development, Communications, Marketing, Branding, Financial Planning, Production Management, Business Ethics, CSR and Green Line Trade.   The workshops take place at the Home Cooperation, at Ledra Palace Buffer Zone in Nicosia, 18:00 – 20:00 on the following dates: 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 26, 27 and 28 March 2013. 2, 3 and 4 April 2013.   More information will be coming up shortly on www.youthpowercyprus.org, http://www.facebook.com/youthpowercyprus  and https://twitter.com/YouthPowerCy.

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Making ENTREPRENEURSHIP Happen Street Party 02.03.2013

Youth Power is organizing the second of the Making It Happen street parties featuring the theme of Entrepreneurship for the youth, on Saturday 02 March 2013, 12:00 – 17:00, in Ledra Street, Nicosia. Local Entrepreneurs and Artists will feature with their own activities, as well as, a DJ and Freestyle Dancers.   You can promote your business and sell your products athe Making ENTREPRENEURSHIP Happen Street Party. Contact us for more information.   More information will be coming up shortly on www.youthpowercyprus.org, http://www.facebook.com/youthpowercyprus  and https://twitter.com/YouthPowerCy.

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CALL FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINERS 20.02.2013

CALL FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINERS Youth Power Entrepreneurship Workshops   We are currently looking for organizations or institutions that can provide entrepreneurship training in partnership with Youth Power, for a series of entrepreneurship trainings targeting youth.           Application Deadline: 20 February 2013         Projected starting date: 5 March 2013         Workshop dates: 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 26, 27, 28 March, 2, 3, 4 April         Title: Entities with expertise on business plan development, communication, marketing & branding, financial planning, production management, business ethics & CSR, Green Line Trade   General information   The current economic crisis has brought new challenges to the youth in Cyprus. Record rates of youth unemployment, increased pessimism towards local authorities and political processes, and even outbreaks of youth extremism and fanaticism set new priorities for Cypriot youth including additional skills development and access to alternatives beyond traditional employment methods. Youth Power has been ...

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Youth Power SMALL GRANTS PHASE III - ADVOCACY : Expression of Interest 15.02.2013

Youth Power announces the third round of Small Grants, whose initial phase has opened on Tuesday 15 January and will run until Friday 15 February, 2013. Registered organizations, informal groups and individuals are now able to apply for the grants, the overall figure of which amounts to €34,250. Each project is eligible for funding ranging from €1,000 to €15,000. A total of €23,500 were given to three projects during Round I and €32,250 were given to three more in Round II. Information days for Round III are held on Monday 21 January and Monday and 4 February 2013, 9:00 – 17:00, at the Crossroads Caffè, Home for Cooperation, Ledra Palace Buffer Zone, Nicosia.   Round III of the Youth Power Small Grants focuses on the theme of advocacy. For the purposes of this program, a youth advocacy project is defined as a project prepared by young people, targeting a sociopolitical ...

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