Jan Van Hove


* born, grown up, educated and trained with, by and in the Flemish and European/International youth work;
* worked between 2000 and 2008 as international training coordinator and EVS coordinator in MJA and as coordinator of its European umbrella organisation
* worked between 2008 and 2016 as director of the Public Service Interpreting Ghent
* is since 2017 European Director Membership & Programs for Kiwanis International
* is free lance trainer, consultant and expert for E+

Jan Van Hove has 11 references for past work as a trainer.

Jan Van Hove

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Current occupation

trainer, consultant and expert

Work experience

2001-...: free lance trainer in Non Formal Education, consultant, expert for E+
2017-...: European Director of Membership and Programs of Kiwanis International
2014-2016: Director Social Interpreting in the Ghent Agency of Migration/Integration
2008-2014: Director of the Public Service Interpreting Ghent
2005-2008: coordinator of the Healthy Network iNGO & coordinator international projects in Maatschappelijke Jongeren Actie - Social Youth Action
2000-2005: in MJA: coordinator training courses, NFE & Action5: coordinating and conducting international and national training courses for youth workers, team leaders, trainers, professional youth workers and youth-associations.
2002-2004: in Jemp (Youth&Participation): youthcouncil-training
2001-2008: in ReserveWiel (NGO for training on environmental topics): trainings on different environmental topics for other youth associations (free lance)
1998-2001: in JNM (Youth for Nature-study & Environmental Protection): trainings on different environmental topics as well as on organisational topics for youth workers

Educational pathway

Coordinator/contact or report trainer in:
training courses on intercultural learning, basic youthwork-training courses, training courses for teamleaders, trainings for trainers, training for peer-educators, training for multiplyers, trainingcourses on project management, volunteer management, organisational management, competence management,...

Fields of training expertise

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

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

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

Working with specific target groups

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

Experience with specific geographical regions

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

Other skills

* quality management in NGO's * participation in youth information work * cultural diversity policy

Language Skills

  • (fluent) Dutch
  • (fluent) English
  • (intermediate) French
  • (beginner) Italian

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2018-01-26

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