Joke Van Dooren


Creative connector with a passion for non-formal, intercultural learning and project management.

I am a socio-cultural worker in heart and soul. I love working with groups and I'm fascinated by group dynamics. I am a trainer and facilitator. I love to build bridges and bring people and sectors together, create synergies, stimulate exchange and facilitate powerful learning experiences.

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Joke Van Dooren

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Current occupation

Freelance trainer & facilitator| Project manager of youth projects | Digital marketing manager | living in Morocco

Work experience

Currently working a project manager in the integration field in Vilvoorde with the organization PIN (

In my free time, I am active as an (international) freelance trainer and facilitator. Besides training, also active as project manager with Swira and as project assessor for the Flemish National Agency.

Educational pathway

I have a Bachelor in Social Work, option sociocultural work and a Master degree in Sciences of Population and Development, option Sub-Saharan Africa and Arab region.

As a youth leader and trainer, I have a lot of experience in national and international youth work.

In 2011-2012 I participated in TOTEM II, Training of Trainers in EuroMed, a long-term training course within the EuroMed area and I'm since then a Euromed trainer.

In 2013-2014 I did an EVS of one year in Essaouira (Morocco) after 6 years of short-term volunteer projects in Morocco since I was 17.

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Fields of training expertise

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

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (expert) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering

Working with specific target groups

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

Experience with specific geographical regions

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

Other skills

Teambuilding / Event Management / Social Tourism Development / Proposal writing / Social Networking / Connecting people

Language Skills

  • (fluent) Dutch
  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) French

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2024-02-07

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