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Katarina Vuckovic

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Trainer from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Whole her life she spend in BiH and started her community participation in high school. She was Executive director at PRONI Center for youth development in Brcko District. Now, project coordinator in Institute for Youth Development KULT. Member of Youth Express Network. Interested in youth work recognition, youth policy, enjoys life, books, music and morning coffee :)
In free time I pretend to be a photographer and member of fire show group.

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Katarina Vuckovic

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Current occupation

Project coordinator

Work experience

April 2015 - up to date, Project coordinator in Institute for Youth Development KULT
July 2013 - April 2015. PRONI Center for youth development
January 2011 - up to date. Salto EVS Accreditator
January 2009 – July 2013.: Youth work manager, PRONI Center for youth development
 Working as member of management team on strategic planning, budgeting and project proposals
 Working with local stake holders on youth issues
 Evaluating and reporting on monthly, quarterly basic and yearly to board
 Managing paid staff members and volunteers
 Fundraising
 Organizing and implementing staff support meetings

January 2010. – up to date – member of Commission for coordination of youth issues of Bosnia and Herzegovina, advice body to Ministry of Civil affairs
October 2010. – up to date - member of advice body for standardization of youth centers in B&H

February 2005 - January 2009. Youth worker - senior, PRONI Center for youth development
o Working with local stake holders to assure effective youth club work
o Organizing trainings
o Organising workshops for youth and children,
o Organizing youth exchanges
o Organizing round tables, debates and such on youth issues
o Reporting and planing for youth club activities
o Leading, monitoring i supervision with small scale project teams
o Organizing, supporting and training volunteers

September 2004 – February 2005 Youth worker - junior, PRONI Center for youth development
o Organizing trainings
o Organising workshops for youth and children,
o Reporting and planing for youth club activities

April 2003-April 2004 Administrative assistant, OBAYASHI CORPORATION JAPAN
Project in B&H phase 2.
o Organizing office administration
o Organizing cash flow for local staff members
o Translation of meetings with local partners
o Organizing accommodation for Japanese staff members

October 2007 – 2012. Volunteer, Gradsko kulturno umjetničko društvo GKUD BRČKO
o Organizing office administration
o Organizing music festivals
o Assisting in contacting local sponsors and media
2002 – 2004. Board member, Youth Fund Balkan
o Awarding youth projects
o Evaluating youth projects

Educational pathway

Currently: Student, Social work, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Mostar, B&H
2004. Youth work and leadership – training for trainers, School of communication, Jonkoping Sweden
2003. Youth work and leadership – youth worker training, School of communication, Jonkoping Sweden

Fields of training expertise

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

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) European Voluntary Service
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (intermediate) 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
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (advanced) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (intermediate) Solidarity Fund for Youth Mobility (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Institutions
  • (intermediate) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (beginner) International Youth Structures
  • (advanced) Private Foundations
  • (intermediate) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

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

Experience with specific geographical regions

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

Other skills

Photography

Language Skills

  • (fluent) Bosnian
  • (fluent) Croatian
  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) Serbian

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This profile was last modified on 2018-03-12

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