Corina Pintea


I am passionate about volunteering and volunteer management, I am open, playful and a strong believer in non-formal education as a means of free, structured and effective learning.

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Corina Pintea

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Current occupation

Executive Director of Pro Vobis; Eramsus+ and ESC Trainer (in Romanian pool od trainers)

Work experience

Pro Vobis - National Resource Centre for Volunteering
Project manager “Coalition for Volunteering” (Active Citizens Fund project)
Project manager "EVS Realm - Masters of the Learning Path" - Erasmus+ Youth Strategic partnership project;
Project manager “The Initiative Bookshelf – developing volunteering programs in public libraries”;
Financial manager for the entire organization functioning;
Trainer (national and international contexts – on topics related to volunteerism, active participation, mentoring, service-learning and other);
Consultant (offering advice, support, information on volunteering-related topics to organizations, institutions and citizens);
ESC/EVS Coordinator – sending ESC volunteers abroad (recruiting, selecting and mentoring the volunteers);
Previously held other positions: Development director; Executive Director; Moderator for the national working group on the volunteering law; Volunteer Coordinator.
Trainer in the National Pool of Trainers for Youth in Action program (2007-2011) and Erasmus+/ESC programd (since 2014 until the present).
International trainer on volunteerism-related and youth-related topics.
Mentor for 2 EVS volunteers in Romania.
Cluj-Napoca Volunteering Center - Program Coordinator.
Project manager "Pupils for the community".
Consultant for OSI New York – UEP Home Country Project Alumni Advisory Committee - 2007-2009 – advising students on community projects implementation.

Experience as trainer (national and international):
+ International Trainer in:
o Forging Mentors’ Powers – TC for beginner and experienced mentors in ESC projects (Croatia, Sep 2021)
o In the Kingdom of Volunteering: the Mentor’s Journey - a long-term training project for youth workers with 2 activities (online, Apr 2021 + Cyprus, Oct 2021)
o VOLU.M.E ESVP – Volunteer Management Enhanced European Solidarity Volunteering Projects – a long-term training project for youth workers with 2 activities (Germany, Dec 2019 + online, Mar 2021)
o Route 60+ - Stories that shaped a better Europe (storytelling and promoting learning and impact of EU educational programs) (Italy, Nov 2017 + May 2018)
o VOLU.M.E – Volunteer Management Enhanced – a TCA training as well as a Mobility project with 2 activities (Cyprus, Mar, Sep, Dec 2015; Jan 2016, Jul 2018; Germany, Mar 2018)
o Communication - Managing and promoting an NGO through communication techniques and tools (Republic of Moldova, Oct 2017)
o Becoming a Strong House in the EVS Realm – Introduction in EVS Project management (Romania, Aug 2017)
o Partnership Building Activity and Project Writing - Yes for EVS (hosted by Romanian NA under TCP -Romania, Nov 2016)
o European Volunteering - Introduction to EVS (Republic of Moldova, Feb 2016)
o Alphabet of Volunteering – managing volunteering programs in adult literacy Grundtvig Workshop (Romania, April 2014)
o Mentoring in EVS and volunteering (Cyprus, June 2011)
o Project Management – From an Idea to a Quality Result (Cyprus, October 2011)
o Management of Volunteers and Volunteering Programs (Republic of Moldova, Jul 2010)
o Activism, a lifestyle – YiA (Romania, February 2010)
o Management of Volunteers (Youth in Action project by Pro Vobis) (Romania, Jul 2008)
o European Neighbourhod - Ways to Active Participation” – YiA (practice training within the SALTO TOT7, Cyprus, May 2008),
o Volunteer Management (Youth in Action project “Promoting Volunteerism and Active Participation”, by Outward Bound), Romania, Oct 2007)

- Trainings for European Volunteers (integration in the local community, soft skills, awareness of learning):
o ESC/EVS On-Arrival Training (Romania, Aug, Oct 2014; Nov 2015; Aug, Oct 2016; Jun, Dec 2017, Dec 2018, Oct 2019)
o ESC/EVS Mid-Term Evaluation Meeting (Romania, Aug 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015; Feb, Jun 2016, Feb 2017; Dec 2020, Nov 2021 – ONLINE trainings)
o EVS Final Evaluation (Jan 2016)

+ Trainer on the national level in topics such as:
- Volunteer Management - over 25 instances ( from 1 day workshops to 5 -days training, both face-to-face and online)
- SDGs and Volunteering, within Build Solid Ground EU project, (Nov 2018, Apr 2019)
- Coaching and Personal Development, for highschool students in ROSE project (Dec 2018, Mar 2019)
- Erasmus+ Project Writing (Feb, Nov 2015; Apr, Oct, Dec 2016, Jan 2017, Feb 2018, Jan 2019)
- Communication Skills, for Maltese Service volunteers(Mar 2018)
- Volunteering and Personal Development - for Together for Cancer Children Foundation Tg. Mures (Nov 2013); for Decebal National College Deva (Jun 2017)
- Erasmus+ Dissemination and Exploitation of Results (Mar 2016, Apr 2017, Jun 2021 (online))
- EVS Project Writing (Jun 2016)
- Designing Learning Activities in Erasmus+ (Jan, Apr 2015, Jun 2016)
- Organizational Development–NGO Update, for youth NGOs, Baia Mare (Jul 2016)
- Volunteer Program Management, for 16 public libraries in Romania, Cluj (Sep 2014)
- Mentoring in EVS context (November 2010)
- Development and Functioning of a Volunteer Center (November 2010)
- Volunteering as a Community Resource (2006-2008)
- Service Learning (June 2005)

Educational pathway

Master in Human Resources Management - "Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca - Faculty of Economic Sciences and Business Administration
Bachelor's Degree in Economy - International Economic Relations - “Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca - Faculty of Economic Sciences and Business Administration
International Relations non-degree one year scholarship at University of Georgia, USA
Project Management course - accredited Project manager
Accounting course - accredited Accountant
Photography school - ArtImage Cluj-Napoca
„Training of Trainers for EVS Mentors” Training course, Oradea, Romania - Youthpass certificate
„European Citizenship” Training course, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK - Youthpass certificate
„Mission ACTivate!” Training course, Belgium - Youthpass certificate
“Sending Organization, Hosting Organization – SOHO EVS”, Finland - Youthpass certificate
Training of Trainers for European Youth in Action Projects 2007/2008 - 3 seminars, Austria, Turkey, Germany - Youthpass certificate

Fields of training expertise

  • (intermediate) Animation
  • (intermediate) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (beginner) Change Management
  • (intermediate) Citizenship Education
  • (expert) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (intermediate) Communication Skills
  • (beginner) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (intermediate) Crisis Management
  • (beginner) Drama & Theatre
  • (beginner) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (beginner) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (beginner) Event Management
  • (intermediate) Financial Management
  • (beginner) Global Education
  • (advanced) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (intermediate) Intercultural Learning
  • (intermediate) International Youth Work
  • (intermediate) Leadership Development
  • (beginner) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (beginner) Open Space Technology
  • (advanced) Organizational Management
  • (beginner) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (advanced) People Management & Cooperation
  • (advanced) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (advanced) Project Management
  • (beginner) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (beginner) Public Speaking
  • (advanced) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (beginner) Social Media
  • (beginner) Storytelling & Humour
  • (beginner) Time Management
  • (intermediate) Training of Trainers
  • (intermediate) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (expert) Volunteer Programmes
  • (beginner) Youth Exchanges
  • (beginner) Youth Information Work
  • (advanced) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (intermediate) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (expert) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)

Working with specific target groups

  • (beginner) Children
  • (intermediate) Families
  • (intermediate) Intercultural Teams
  • (beginner) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (beginner) Minorities
  • (beginner) Young People with a Physical Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (advanced) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (beginner) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (advanced) European Cooperation
  • (beginner) Global Cooperation
  • (intermediate) South East Europe

Other skills

Volunteer management, Corporate Social responsibility, Service-Learning, Activism

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (intermediate) Spanish

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2022-02-10

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