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Bastian Bender

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I love facilitating, inspiring and transfering knowledge and it is always a huge gift to notice the growth of every participant through my trainings. Therefore I adapt every training new to the goals, group and environment and try to make it entertaining as possible. Discover it and benefit from every second!

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Bastian Bender

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Current occupation

Freelancer | Facilitator | Trainer | Moderator | Coach | Consultant | Project Manager

Work experience

10+ years of experience in delivering trainings, non-formal education & project management for Not-for-Profit organisations covering variety of topics like:
• European Voluntary Service
• Different Voluntary Services (weltwärts, Volunteering Ecological Service, National Volunteering Service, Volunteering Social Service, Cultural Volunteering Service)
• Intercultural learning
• Youth worker training
• Youth policy development
• Youth entrepreneurial learning
• Social Entrepreneurship plus impact measurement & impact reporting
• Inclusion
• Cooperational learning
• Team management & development
• Organizational development
• Leadership & personal development
• Soft Skills
• Global Learning
• Research, evaluation & impact analysis

I have been delivering and designing training activities and projects at national, European and international level, working for European programmes (YiA), National ministries (BMBF) and NGOs.

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Educational pathway

FORMAL EDUCATION:
+ University of Hagen, Germany, Business Administration, 2014
+ Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, Business & Electrical engineering, 2010
+ Ellental Highschool Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany, 2005


NON-FORMAL EDUCATION:
+ 2010 - now: Facilitator in international youth programmes, volunteering services, international projects, teambuildings & job preparations
+ 2017/2018: educated as systematic consultant & coach by isb Wiesloch
+ 2010: Train-the-advanced-Trainer, educated & certified in group processes & intercultural competence by AIESEC e.V. & Neuland & Partner GmbH
+ 2008: Certified in project management for not-for-profits, fundraising, non-profit law, marketing, public relations & soft skills by Freiwilligenkolleg, Robert Bosch foundation & Stiftung Erinnerung, Verantwortung & Zukunft
+ 2008 - now: Trainer in project management, time management, strategic management & soft skills
+ 2008: Train-the-Trainer educated & certified by AIESEC e.V. & Neuland & Partner GmbH
+ 2005: Drivers license
+ 2005, 2013, 2015: First-Aid course through German Red Cross
+ 2003: C-Level certified table-tennis coach through Table-Tennis association Württemberg-Hohenzollern e.V.
+ 2001: Youth group leader for Lutheran Churches by Lutheran Church Friedenskirche, Bietigheim-Bissingen


INTERCULTURAL EXPERIENCE:
+ 2005 - now: working and living in a cultural diverse and international environment (international teams, international projects, international conferences,...)
+ 2013: educated as coach for intercultural work by Jugendbildungsstätte Unterfranken
+ 2009: working as project & change manager for Henkel in the Islamic Republic of Iran
+ 2005 - 2006: working as project manager & teacher for renewable energies, sustainability & cultural understanding in a German volunteer programm (ecological volunteer service) at a local vocational technology training centre in Kashasha, Bukoba, Tanzania
+ 2004: international school project including school exchange in Boissy-Saint Léger, France
+ 2003: international music project including exchange between the participating music students with Downers Grove, USA & Overland Park, USA
+ 1999: school exchange with school of Sucy-en-Brie, France
+ 1995: school exchange with school of Sucy-en-Brie, France

Fields of training expertise

  • (expert) Animation
  • (intermediate) Bullying & Harassment
  • (advanced) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (expert) Change Management
  • (advanced) Citizenship Education
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (expert) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (expert) Creativity & Art
  • (intermediate) Crisis Management
  • (advanced) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (beginner) Drama & Theatre
  • (advanced) Environment & Ecology
  • (expert) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (intermediate) Equal Opportunities
  • (expert) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (expert) Event Management
  • (advanced) Financial Management
  • (advanced) Fundraising
  • (beginner) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (expert) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (beginner) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (intermediate) Labour Rights & Employment
  • (expert) Leadership Development
  • (advanced) New Information Technologies
  • (expert) Open Space Technology
  • (expert) Organizational Management
  • (advanced) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (beginner) Peace Education
  • (advanced) People Management & Cooperation
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (intermediate) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (advanced) Public Speaking
  • (advanced) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (intermediate) Social Media
  • (beginner) Storytelling & Humour
  • (intermediate) Time Management
  • (advanced) Training of Trainers
  • (intermediate) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (expert) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Youth Information Work
  • (advanced) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (advanced) Youth Policy
  • (beginner) Youth Violence & Criminality
  • (advanced) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (expert) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (expert) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (intermediate) Solidarity Fund for Youth Mobility (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Institutions
  • (advanced) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (expert) International Youth Structures
  • (expert) Private Foundations
  • (beginner) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (expert) Children
  • (intermediate) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (advanced) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (intermediate) Men's Issues & Groups
  • (advanced) Minorities
  • (advanced) Religious Youth Groups
  • (beginner) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (advanced) Young People in/from Conflict Areas
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Mental Disability
  • (advanced) Young People with a Physical Disability
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Sensory Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (expert) Africa
  • (advanced) Asia
  • (advanced) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (intermediate) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (advanced) Global Cooperation
  • (advanced) North-North Cooperation
  • (advanced) North-South Co-operation
  • (intermediate) South East Europe

Other skills

Experience based learning methods, design thinking method, world café method, creatvity methods, teambuilding, seminar design, advanced researcher

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (intermediate) French
  • (fluent) German

Other languages

Swahili, Farsi

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2017-01-10

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