Natalia Seriakova


Natalia was born in Russia. She graduated with a degree in pedagogy and philology. In 2001, Natalia moved to Germany. In 2008, she co-founded organization, JuBuK, for which she now serves as director. Natalia has led many successful educational projects. Since 2009, she has trained others in the areas of diversity, inclusion, gender and interfaith dialogue all over Europe, Africa and Middle East.
Her main focus is in development of skills in international youth work.

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Natalia Seriakova

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Current occupation

Free lance trainer, director at JuBuK e.V. Germany

Work experience

15 years of professional experience with different NGOs as a trainer, facilitator, a manager, youth worker and co-ordinator of educational, social, development and cultural projects in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Central Asia.
-Expertise on field of non-formal education, youth policy and social work in Europe
-fundraising and resource mobilisation skills as well as administrative skills connected to project management
-freelance trainer in different educational projects and European youth projects on inclusion, human rights, minorities, active participation, cultural diversity, gender.
In 2016 the trainer made job shadowing in the Institute for Youth Development in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
In 2019 coordinated development project in Malawi
In 2019 the trainer was selected for the fellowship In Indonesia by IFA (Institute of Foreign Relationships)

Educational pathway

Formal education:

Bryansk State University Russia, 1996-2001
Diploma on Pedagogics and Philology
Hamburg College of Tourism Management, 2003-2006
Diploma on Management and Tourism

Non-formal Education:

A lot of training courses for trainers, facilitators and coaches

Fields of training expertise

  • (expert) Bullying & Harassment
  • (expert) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (expert) Change Management
  • (expert) Citizenship Education
  • (expert) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (intermediate) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (intermediate) Crisis Management
  • (expert) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (intermediate) Drama & Theatre
  • (expert) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (expert) Equal Opportunities
  • (expert) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (expert) Event Management
  • (expert) Financial Management
  • (expert) Fundraising
  • (expert) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (advanced) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (expert) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (advanced) Labour Rights & Employment
  • (expert) Leadership Development
  • (intermediate) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (intermediate) New Information Technologies
  • (expert) Open Space Technology
  • (expert) Organizational Management
  • (advanced) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (expert) Peace Education
  • (expert) People Management & Cooperation
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (intermediate) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (expert) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (expert) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (intermediate) Social Media
  • (intermediate) Time Management
  • (expert) Training of Trainers
  • (intermediate) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (expert) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Youth Information Work
  • (advanced) 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
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (advanced) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Institutions
  • (intermediate) International Youth Structures
  • (advanced) Private Foundations

Working with specific target groups

  • (advanced) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (expert) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (expert) Minorities
  • (expert) Religious Youth Groups
  • (expert) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (intermediate) Young People in/from Conflict Areas

Experience with specific geographical regions

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

Other skills

Living in divided communities, working with youngsters with migrant background

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (beginner) French
  • (fluent) German
  • (fluent) Russian

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This profile was last modified on 2020-05-05

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