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Natasha Lendjel

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Enthusiast in non-formal educational methodologies. Devoted to transforming civic courage.
Passionate about redefining old and building new attitudes considering the issue on examples of positive life values, as opposed to negative authority and dictators of power in society.
Wholeheartedly strengthening the courage and boldness of non-violent struggle against the abuse of power and certain social exclusion and injustice of individuals and groups.
Keen on deep listening.

Natasha Lendjel has 6 references for past work as a trainer.

Natasha Lendjel

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Current occupation

Freelance trainer, trainer of trainers, peer educator, project coordinator, youth worker, researcher, activist, volunteer and CEO of KOMPAS

Work experience

• In KOMPAS – Kreativni omladinski centar Pančeva za borbu protiv side
(Creative youth centre of Pančevo fighting AIDS) (since 2004) :

- Volunteer, peer educator, activist, member (since 2004)
- Training of peer educators, training coordinator assistant (2005)
- CEO of KOMPAS/Chairman of the Administrative Board (since 2006)
- Training of peer educators, Training coordinator (since 2006)
- Trainer of trainers of peer educators (from 2007)
- Coordinator of the Department of Peer education (2005 - 2009)
- Held over 500 workshops on HIV/AIDS & discrimination in primary and secondary schools

• Coordinator of the program "Prevention of HIV / AIDS in Pancevo" (since 2006), supported by Municipality of Pancevo's city budget

• Coordinator of the "Give a hand! - Help others, help yourself" project, Volunteer Youth Activities MLADI SU ZAKON! ("Young people rule!") South-Banat (Ministry of Youth & Sport Serbia, 2010)

• Training coordinator on projects "Take matters into your own hands", "It's your decision" and "Creating a quallity life - YOU WANT IT = YOU CAN DO IT!“, in partnership with the Union of secondary school students of Pancevo and The Students' Union of Pancevo, motivating young people to be involved in youth activism, to develop the skills of teamwork, communication, motivation and conflict resolving (Youth Office, City of Pancevo, 2012)

• Coordinator of educational and informative training "I really wanna work!", youth employment, organized by the Youth Office of Pancevo (Ministry of Youth and Sports of Vojvodina, 2012)

• Coordinator of the work group "Youth health and evolvent," the development of the Youth care Strategy, City of Pancevo 2014-2017

• Trainer of „Towards economical empowerment of Roma youth“ TC (Erasmus+, organized by ADRA Germany, Kopaonik, Serbia, 12-20th December 2014)

• Trainer of „Easier implementation of social rights for the unemployed, refugees & internally displaced young people“ TC (European Youth fondation, Council of Europe, organized by People's Parlament Leskovac, Leskovac, Serbia, 3-9th June 2015)

• Trainer of „Your voice matters!“ TC (Erasmus+, organized by ADRA Czech Republik, Novi Becej, Serbia, 19-27th June 2015)

• Trainer of „YOUth participation in ACTion!“ TC (Erasmus+, organized by "Tontorino" Croatia, Samobor, Croatia, 18-18th August 2015)

• Project coordinator of "RETOOLED - Rethinking and Envisioning TOOLs for EDucation"

Programme: Erasmus+
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Capacity Building for youth in neighboring and enlargement countries
Project Reference: 573269-EPP-1-2016-1-RS-EPPKA2-CBY-WB
Duration: 01-08-2016 - 28-02-2018
EU Grant: 59288 EUR

- Training courses of youth workers and NGO managers on:

1. SOCIAL DIAGNOSIS
(on how to gather data, do empirical research, examine real society needs and respond with appropriate measures and activities)
2. COACHING AND MENTORING
(learning how to support and engage youngsters in activism and manage organization in participatory way, transforming a working space into a learning space)
3. SOCIAL IMPACT MAKING
(learning how to understand digital media and data, use creative technology, IT and visual data presentation in social campaigns, youth work and public activities so they are reaching young people and making impact)
4. CO-MANAGEMENT
(involving all stakeholders into social problem solving, cooperating with public authorities, creating common strategies, implementing changes together)

- E-learning platform on international level among YNGOs
(international quality alliance among partner and other YNGOs in whole Europe and beyond, through sustaining efficient communication skills and mutual learning support)

Participation in scientific research:

• Researching the needs of young people "Dialogue with the youth of Pancevo", draft of the Action Plan for the Youth care Strategy of Pancevo 2007-2012, surveying and data entry;

• Cultural Development Strategy of Pancevo 2010-2015, surveying;

• "I want to know! – Research of the educational needs of young people in Vojvodina", a project in the framework of implementation of the Action Plan for Youth Policy in Vojvodina, a member of the project team, surveying;

• "Cultural policy as a tool for community and regional development", Centre for Study of Cultural Development, surveying;

Educational pathway

• Formal:
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Philosophy
Anthropology and Ethnology
2010 – now

• Non-formal:

Via KOMPAS :
• Training for peer educators on HIV / AIDS (KOMPAS, Pancevo, Serbia, 2004)
• "HIV and AIDS" training in the Children's Summer School (Vrdnik, Serbia, 2005)
• "The series of lectures and workshops on psychosocial aspects of HIV infection" (KUM - Coalition of associated youth organizations and KOMPAS, Pancevo, Serbia, 2006)
• Training course "Youth in Action - European Voluntary Service Programme" (CGE Erfurt e.V, 2007, Ključ, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
• "SEE Regional Youth Summit in HIV / AIDS prevention" (OJAZAS, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2007)
• Seminar "East-East, learning the law and the rights of consumers" (Serbian National Consumers Organization, Leskovac, Serbia, 2007)
• Training "Status, rights and opportunities for persons with disabilities" organized by NGO „VelikiMali“, in a partnership with KOMPAS and „Field unit of the Red Cross Pancevo“ (Serbia, 2013)
• Training AIDWatch "Towards active participation of CSOs in the process of international development assistance" (supported by the Fund for an Open Society Serbia, organized by the Association of National Parliament, Leskovac, Serbia, 2014)
• Training "Fundamentals of the project development cycle in international youth projects and meeting with Key Action 1 (KA1) in the ERASMUS+ EU" (ERASMUS+ Contact Point "Let’s ... "group, Sremski Karlovci, Serbia, 2014)
• 12th International Youth Conference of Krusevo 2014, „European values for the future of SEE countries“; interactive workshop groups „Post-socialist nostalgia – do the past still exist?“ (Elma Besli & Avdyl Gashi); „Good practices from the youth work from
• Training „Protection and safety of children and young people“ (organized by Centre for Youth Work and Youth Center Pancevo, Pancevo, Serbia, 6-7th October 2014)

Independent Coursework

• Training Course „Speak out louder“ (Erasmus+, organized by ADRA Polska, Grzybowo, Poland, 13-19th October 2014) (Participant)
• Training Course „We are the change“ (Erasmus+, organized by ADRA Slovenija, Portoroz, Slovenia, 23-29th November 2014)
• Training Course „Let’s talk!“ (Erasmus+, organized by Kobiety, Łódź, Poland, 8-15th April 2015)
• Youth exchange "Snapshot of European Citizenship" (Erasmus+, organized by Europe4Youth, Krakow, Poland, 1-11th May 2015)

Fields of training expertise

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

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (advanced) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)

Working with specific target groups

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

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (good) Hungarian
  • (beginner) Polish
  • (fluent) Serbian

Trainer references

  • TC - Youth Participation in ACTion

    Awaiting validation (requested 2017-11-26)
    The training activity took place
    in Samobor, Croatia
    organised by NGO - Tontorino
    12 - 18th August 2015
  • TC - Towards economical empowerment of Roma youth

    Awaiting validation (requested 2017-11-26)
    The training activity took place
    in Kopaonik, Serbia
    organised by ADRA Germany
    12-20th December 2014
  • TC - Your voice matters!

    Awaiting validation (requested 2019-04-12)
    The training activity took place
    in Novi Becej, Serbia
    organised by ADRA Czech Republik
    19-27th June 2015
  • TC - I take ACTion

    Awaiting validation (requested 2017-11-26)
    The training activity took place
    in Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia
    organised by Big Box Creativity
    15 - 23 October 2015
  • TC - Words shape identity

    Validated (2019-03-05)
    The training activity took place
    in Ljubljana, Slovenia
    organised by Legebitra
    20th - 28th February 2016.
    Reference person

    Eva Gračanin

    (Project coordinator)
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  • RETOOLED - Social Diagnosis

    Awaiting validation (requested 2019-12-03)
    The training activity took place
    in Kraków, Poland
    organised by KOMPAS - Kreativni omladinski centar Panceva za borbu protiv side
    18th - 25th of October, 2016.

This profile was last modified on 2017-11-27

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