A.C.S.E.S.O – virtual youth centre
Created in 2018, the AVYC is Spain’s only international online youth centre.
You can use it to hang out, meet friends and chat with youth workers and with other reliable adults.
The site is open to all young people, and it operates from all the main online communities that young people at A.C.S.E.S.O.org and social media.
Its aims are to:
Enable participation in youth club activities online. The service suits those who for whatever reason do not want or cannot take part in youth club activities in their own municipality, country etc.;
Provide enjoyable free time activities online;
Strengthen and support youth development by providing company of peers, adult help and communal activities in the online environment;
Increase the scope for young people to make new friends online;
Create a safe discursive environment on the internet;
Prevent problems by providing a forum for support and opportunities to talk about your own worries to a trustworthy adult;
Multi-professional input to AVYC activities
Just as with a real youth club, AVYC has professionals working for it who are trained in youth work, and who are from several cities in Europe and Turkey. We are also joined by staff members from other organisations and adult volunteers also take part in the initiative.
AVYC uses a variety of technology to provide services, ZOOM.US for youth meetings, workshops, virtual exchanges, European solidarity corps preparation, interview practice and preparation etc.
We also use Learning Management Systems such as Google Classroom and Moodle.