The project Youth Workers United mainstreams the involvement of youth CSOs in policy making and participation in the decision making mechanisms at national level aimed at recognizing the youth work. Moreover, the project will enhance the quality and benefits of youth work that are in line with best practices on regional and European level. This will enable better prospects for recognition of non-formal learning outcomes and skills that will benefit the young people in the country. Overall objective of the project is to enhance institutional mechanism for cooperation of youth CSO’s with governmental departments as equal partners in tailoring youth policies and decision making regarding youth work. Specific objectives: To improve the legal framework on youth work and implement effective policies regarding youth work; To strengthen the capacity of youth CSO’s for sustainable development and facilitate the networking process of youth workers; To ...


Volunteer Center

YCC-Bitola is coordinating office of non-formal network “Volunteer Center of Macedonia” that coordinates volunteer exchanges and placements on local, national and international level. We offer consultative and administrative services and training in volunteer management and we cooperate with other local, national and international organizations that promote the values of volunteering.

Training Center

YCC-Bitola is a training service provider for local, national and international workshops and trainings for development of skills, knowledge and competencies of young people. Various modules and programs include but are not limited to: communication and presentation skills, team work, leadership, project cycle management, fundraising, work readiness and employability, volunteer management, youth activism, peace building and others.

Civil Society

  • Elections monitoring and training of observers,
  • Local youth initiatives,
  • Official UNESCO youth club,
  • Free legal assistance

Cultural Agenda

Continuous program activities for support, development and promotion of creative potentials of youth in form of various cultural events: exhibitions, promotions and concerts among others. Music studio We provide services of our music studio for young artists that recognize the music as form of communication and expression. This resource supports creation and playing of music as a way of living and secures space for rehearsals of young music bands.

Bitola Open City

YCC-Bitola organizes this festival since 2002 and it presents an opportunity for promotion of urban culture of domestic and international artists. The main aim of “Bitola open city” festival is to unite the young artists from Europe and wider, to secure space for intercultural exchange and promotion of experiences, attitudes and values using art as a tool. The festival also promotes Bitola as a city with genuine cultural identity, European spirit and a place for intercultural dialogue.