Arsen Simonyan

Arsen Simonyan has 3 references for past work as a trainer.

Arsen Simonyan

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Current occupation

Chairperson; Program manager; Trainer

Work experience

[2018 February – up to date]
Save the Children International Armenian Representative Office - Regional Program Manager

[2017 Dec – up to date]
American University of Armenia - Trainer

[2019 Mar – up to date]
Youth@Work Partnership of National Agencies and SALTO Resource Centers - Member of Trainers’ Pool

[2017 Nov – 2018 Nov]
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Armenia - Consultant

[2016 April – 2017 Dec]
OxYGen Foundation for Protection of Youth and Women Rights - Disaster Risk Reduction Program Coordinator; Youth Program Coordinator; Team Lead for “Youth and Inequality” research project

[2006 - up to date]
Stepanavan Youth Center (SYC) NGO - President

[2012 September – up to date]
European Commission SALTO Eastern Europe and Caucasus - European Solidarity Corps Quality Label Expert

[2016 October – 2018 October]
STRONG Civil Society Organisations for Stronger Armenia project - Trainer

[2015 – 2016, 2017]
Youth Policy Labs - National Facilitator for “Age Matters!” Project; National Consultant for “A Needs assessment and development of strategic directions for UNICEF Armenia engagement in the youth area” report

[2015 Sep – 2015 Nov]
Galway Development Services International - National Expert within the Eastern Partnership Youth Regional Unit Programme, EuropeAid/132439/C/SER/Multi

[2014 Aug – 2014 Nov]
Peace Corps Armenia - Pre-Service Training Community and Youth Development Technical Trainer

Educational pathway

Masters’ degree with Honor from Yerevan State University Faculty of Economics (09/2011 – 05/2013), Major in International Economic Relations;

Bachelor's degree Yerevan State University Faculty of Physics (09/2003 – 05/2007)

Fields of training expertise

  • (intermediate) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (beginner) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (advanced) Communication Skills
  • (beginner) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (advanced) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (advanced) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (advanced) Event Management
  • (intermediate) Financial Management
  • (expert) Fundraising
  • (beginner) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (advanced) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (intermediate) Human Rights
  • (beginner) Intercultural Learning
  • (intermediate) International Youth Work
  • (intermediate) Leadership Development
  • (expert) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (intermediate) New Information Technologies
  • (advanced) Open Space Technology
  • (expert) Organizational Management
  • (expert) People Management & Cooperation
  • (advanced) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (intermediate) Public Speaking
  • (advanced) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (advanced) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (intermediate) Time Management
  • (advanced) Training of Trainers
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (expert) Youth Policy
  • (advanced) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (advanced) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (beginner) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (beginner) International Youth Structures
  • (beginner) Private Foundations
  • (intermediate) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (advanced) Children
  • (advanced) Intercultural Teams
  • (intermediate) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (advanced) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Physical Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (advanced) Eastern Europe and Caucasus

Language Skills

  • (fluent) Armenian
  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) Russian

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2019-12-07

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