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"Vívete: Lives Inspiring Lives" seminar held today on Formentera

foto 2022x vivete AToday the third "Vívete: Lives Inspiring Lives" took place at the Sala de Cultura (Cinema) in Sant Francesc. Roughly 300 students from IES Marc Ferrer took part in the seminar designed to promote values and positive attitudes and help participants manage their emotions. Young people "heard stories of inspiring, emotional and stimulating lives that we hope will help them in the challenges they may encounter in their lives", said Vanessa Parellada, councillor of youth, who welcomed participants in the event.

The third "Vívete" includes adventurer and explorer Nacho Dean (the first person in history to circumnavigate the world on foot and swim between the seven continents), Afghan writer and refugee Nadia Ghulam (who for years posed as her late brother to evade the Taliban regime's rigid restrictions on women) and Menorcan swimmer Tita Llorens (the first woman to swim, without a wetsuit, from the Balearic Islands to mainland Spain).

The Consell de Formentera collaborates with this event to make it accessible to local youth.

25 October 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

"Vívete: Lives Inspiring Lives" returns to Formentera

The Formentera Office of Youth Affairs is pleased to report that the third "Vívete: Lives Inspiring Lives" will take place 25 October at the Sala de Cultura-Cinema in Sant Francesc. Roughly 300 students from IES Marc Ferrer will take part in this seminar designed to promote values and positive attitudes and help participants manage their emotions. According to Vanessa Parellada, councillor of youth affairs, young people at the event "will hear new stories of inspiring, emotional and stimulating lives".

This year's seminar welcomes adventurer and explorer Nacho Dean (the first person in history to walk around the world and swim across 5 continents), Afghan writer and refugee Nadia Ghulam (who for years posed as her late brother to evade the Taliban regime's rigid restrictions on women) and Menorcan swimmer Tita Llorens (the first woman to swim, without a wetsuit, from the Balearic Islands to the mainland).

Vívete director Carlos Ramón says the conference "grew out of a desire to work with leading experts in the field to promote human values, personal empowerment and the tools that lead us to a solid and conscious personal development in a fun way".

The Consell de Formentera collaborates with this event to make it accessible to local youth.

20 October 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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SOIB programme for unemployed under-30s posts three new listings

The Formentera Office of Local Development is pleased to report that selection processes for three positions at the Consell de Formentera –two children's educators and a labour relations manager– are currently under way as part of the 2022 round of SOIB Jove Qualificats – Local Entities programme. Applications will be accepted until 9 October.

The programme of the Balearic Employment Office (Servei d'Ocupació de les Illes Balears, SOIB) is designed to promote employment among jobless 18- to 30-year-olds registered with the SOIB and listed in the National Youth Guarantee System. Candidates must have completed university studies or possess accreditation from a higher vocational training programme. Previous work experience is not required.

Contracts will begin by 15 October and last one year.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the SOIB website by 9 October to register and learn about the offer.

Questions? Contact the Formentera Office of Local Development: 971 073 887 by phone and aodlformentera@conselldeformentera.cat via email.

6 October 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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Casal de Joves unveils October activities programme

The Formentera Office of Youth Affairs is pleased to announce the activities that have been organised at the Casal de Joves this October. Vanessa Parellada, Councilor of Youth Affairs, highlighted "the theme of terror" that will invade the youth drop-in centre at month's end: "All Saints Day and Halloween celebrations have been extremely well received in years past, though of course we'll be celebrating homespun traditions like the trencada de pinyons, too".

The kick-off hits today with an evening sofa-and-popcorn session, where youngsters can take in a horror film to set the mood for the holidays ahead. Additional Wednesday night movies are scheduled 19 and 26 October.

Friday 7 October, moonlighting singers choose their own songs at a live karaoke session. Saturday 8 October, team games and challenges as part of a gymkhana in and around the Casal. Friday 14 October, youth can join in a game of Twister. Saturday 15 October, table tennis aficionados are invited to the Casal for a tournament.

Friday 21 October, a climbing wall activity will be staged at Es Roco in Sant Francesc (places are limited, so register in advance at the Casal). Saturday 22 October the Casal will don horror regalia and host a trencada de pinyons. Finally, Sunday and Monday (30 and 31 October) will see the return of the Casal del Terror. The activity is for children over 12 and will take place at the Casa de Colònies from 8.00pm. (Tickets are required; pick them up at the Casal from Thursday 13 October. Participants must be in fancy dress.)

The Casal de Joves opens Tuesday to Saturday from 4.00pm to 10.00pm. All are welcome to visit and play board games, table tennis, table football and more. The Casal team of activity leaders is always there, too.


5 October 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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Consell announces seven positions for under-30s through regional employment office

The Formentera Office of Local Development is pleased to announce that this September, the Consell de Formentera will begin selection processes to recruit seven employees as part of an under-30s programme of the Balearic employment service (Servei d'Ocupació de les Illes Balears, SOIB).

On offer are positions for two early childhood educators, two assistant sports managers, one technical architect, one equality manager and one  technical engineer. The 12-month contracts start between 1 and 15 October.

SOIB Jove Qualificats seeks to promote employment among individuals aged 18 to 30 who are registered as job seekers with SOIB Jove or in the National Youth Guarantee System (Sistema Nacional de Garantía Juvenil, SNGJ). Candidates must have completed university studies, and little to no previous work experience is required.

Ana Juan, Consell de Formentera president and councillor of entrepreneurship, said that the programme, which meant work for two islanders in its previous round, "is a great chance for young people to get more training and enter the job market".

Once the offers are published, interested parties can apply on the SOIB website here.

Contact the Formentera Office of Local Development by phone at 971 073 887 and by email at aodlformentera@conselldeformentera.cat.

SOIB Jove Qualificats 2022 is financed with SOIB funds and co-financed by the European Social Fund under the Youth Employment Operational Programme 2014-2020 and the Youth Employment Initiative, and with Sectorial Conference funds.

Positions and qualifications:
OFFICE OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
- One technical architect, A2 (degree in Architectural Studies/Graduate in Technical Architecture and Building).
OFFICE OF EDUCATION
- Two early childhood educators, C1 (advanced vocational training in Early Childhood Education).
OFFICE OF EQUALITY
- One equality manager, A2 (degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology, Social Education, Labour Relations, Law, Business Administration or Education)
OFFICE OF SPORT
- Two assistant sports mangers, C1 (higher level professional training in Physical and Sports Activities).
OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENT
- One technical engineer, A2 (degree in Industrial Design Engineering, Energy Engineering, Civil Engineering or Technical Engineering).

9 September 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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