Examiner of the application (part of the examining process)
RoihuAkatemia Mandatory information. This question is a part of granting the Open Badge and examining the application. Choose your village leader from the dropbox.
The recipient of this badge has worked in camping environment as a Youth Adviser and understands different guiding methods. (A camp is an event lasting three nights or longer)
Guiding (Where have you been an youth adviser?) *
Mandatory information. Describe the work environment. Which camp have you been a youth adviser on? Abilities in guiding are planning and having aims, directing an individual, directing a group, responsibilities in upbringing, upbringing aims, special support, working with differences, seeing the whole picture, being supportive and group dynamics.
Guiding (Describe your assignment shortly. What were the groups to be guided like?) *
Mandatory information. How old were the campers you guided?
Guiding (Describe the guiding methods you use.) *
The recipient of this badge is able to guide young people interactively, encourage them and share responsibilities.
Interaction skills (Describe your interaction skills which are a strength when guiding young people) *
Mandatory information. Abilities in interaction are controlling conflicts, supervision of interests, representing, crisis work, compassion, negotiation skills, group work skills, social observation, tolerance and respecting others, emotional intelligence, coaching and directing, mutual understanding and communality.
The recipient of this badge is able to maintain his or her performance throughout the whole task.
Life management (Explain how you maintain your performance during a guiding assignment? What motivates you as a youth adviser at a camp?) *
Mandatory information. Abilities in life management are desire and ability to learn, ability to organize and control use of time, recognizing personal strengths, independent work, self-guidance, self-esteem, self-image, self-understanding, learning from experience, maturity, practicality, logicality, reliability, motivation and ability to get motivated, recognising your role, not giving up, positive attitude, inner motivation, ability to set and reach personal goals, commitment, working under stress, handling emotions and stress, responsibility and taking responsibility.
has goals and plans of action. They recognise their role as an adviser.
Flexibility and iniative (What makes you work towards a goal and according to a plan?) *
Mandatory information. Being flexible and taking initiative includes being open to change and adapt to it and being able to function in new situations.
Professional skills/other working environment abilities (What has being a youth adviser taught you?)
Tell about your abilities with your own words. Has the assignment strengthened your professional skills? Are you going to use your guiding abilities later in similar assignments, studies or work? Remember that you may possibly use the Open Badge when applying to transfer study credits or seeking a new job.
The recipient of this badge is able to work as a Youth Adviser in an international environment (in case of an international camp).
International abilities (How is it like to guide international campers?)
Optional. Tell about your experiences in leading international youths, in case of an international camp. International abilities are language skills, cultural encounters and tolerance.
What did you succeed best in as a Youth Adviser? *
What was challenging in being a Youth Adviser? *
What kind of feedback did you receive from your assignment? *
INSTRUCTIONS: Tell more about the feedback you received from your supervisor, staff friends or "clients".
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