Kalle Ristikartano

About:

I am a 40 years old youth field trainer, teacher and community pedagog. Over the past 20 years I've worked with issues ranging from independent living, human rights and environmental activism to developing work in NGO's and social circus. I'm eager to learn new things and happy to share my experience from over 25 professions I've had and from all the multiple positions in the society I've been in ranging from NGO's to public services.

Kalle Ristikartano has 5 references for past work as a trainer.

Kalle Ristikartano

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Current occupation

Freelance trainer and support worker in the fields of youth work, social and immigration services and education

Work experience

I have worked
- with refugees, children and youth in custody, sexual minorities, disabled and environmental activist among others
- as a leader of camps, support worker, project worker, regional secretary, teacher and trainer between 20 other professions I have tried
- with NGO's like Allianssi, Scouts, YMCA, Inclusion Finland, Nature League and CARAVAN youth circus network just to name a few
- in public services like youth work, child care, education and disabled services
- both with Erasmus+ and Council of Europe's youth department as well as NGO's from Greece, Slovenia, West Balkans and Russia on top of my network in Finland

Educational pathway

I've graduated as a community pedagog, from the field of civil society and youth work, a vocational teacher and a Council of Europe trained trainer

Fields of training expertise

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

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) 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)
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (intermediate) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (beginner) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Institutions
  • (beginner) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (beginner) International Youth Structures
  • (beginner) Private Foundations
  • (intermediate) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

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

Experience with specific geographical regions

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

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) Finnish
  • (beginner) French
  • (intermediate) Greek
  • (intermediate) Swedish

Trainer references

  • EVS-arrival training at Villa Elba

    Validated (2020-04-27)
    The training activity took place
    in Villa Elba, Kokkola, Finland
    organised by CIMO and Villa Elba Youth Center
    17.5.-19.5.2013
    Reference person

    Paavo Pyykkönen

    (Programme adviser, Coordinator of the Finnish National Agencies trainers pool)
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  • CTF in Action 3 - The Act of Teaching

    Validated (2020-03-16)
    The training activity took place
    in Sorin Sirkus, Tampere, Finland
    organised by Sorin Sirkus and CARAVAN circus network
    4.-8.6.2018
    Reference person

    Taina Kopra

    (Director of Sorin Sirkus)
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  • CTF in Action 2 - Act of Teaching

    Validated (2020-03-09)
    The training activity took place
    in Sorin Sirkus, Tampere, Finland
    organised by Sorin Sirkus and CARAVAN circus network
    13.-17.2.2017
    Reference person

    Taina Kopra

    (Director of Sorin Sirkus)
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  • SUPPORTING YOUNGSTERS WITH AUTISM: How to deal with senzory issues

    Validated (2021-10-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Domzale, Slovenia
    organised by Youth center Domzale
    23.-29.8.2021
    Reference person

    Tjaša Slevec

    (Organiser)
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  • Building Bridges

    Validated (2021-10-14)
    The training activity took place
    in Trstenik, Serbia
    organised by South East European Youth Network
    25.9.-2.10.2021
    Reference person

    Marinela Sumanjski

    (Organizer of the training course, the Training manager of SEEYN)
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This profile was last modified on 2021-10-14

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