Tsvetina Zaharlieva


I am an open-minded, sociable and energetic person who loves experiencing new cultures, meeting people, sharing ideas, knowledge and best practices. I like delivering quality trainings with non-formal methods carefully chosen for the topic and meaningful energizers:))I am an avid reader and like to be well-prepared for the topic of the training course I am invited as a trainer. That is why I have a big "home library" of useful NFE resource books and materials.

Tsvetina Zaharlieva has 9 references for past work as a trainer.

Tsvetina Zaharlieva

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Current occupation

I am a free lance trainer in NFE and the executive director of one of the most active youth NGOs in Bulgaria- "Youth and Civil Initiatives in the Rose Valley"

Work experience

Since 2007 I have been working in the field of non-formal education as an executive director of the "Youth and Civil Initiatives in the Rose Valley" NGO which we set up and a free lance trainer, delivering trainings on various topics.
Prior to my NFE experience I worked in the project development department of the Municipality of Karlovo, which experience gave me the useful skills of developing quality projects and maintaining good relationships with the local and national stakeholders.
My previous experience as an English teacher helps me a lot with the international training courses as I am used to working with different age groups, carefully planning my sessions according to participants'needs.
I have first-hand experience with all the fields of training expertese I have mentioned by delivering trainings on these topics or attending specialised courses- all listed in my CV attached to the profile.

Educational pathway

In 2001 I graduated from “St. St. Cyril and Methodius” University, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria with a Master's degree in English linguistics and a second specialty as a manager in tourism, hotels and catering field.
I have undergone various trainings all mentioned in my CV.

Fields of training expertise

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

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (expert) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (advanced) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (advanced) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (intermediate) Solidarity Fund for Youth Mobility (CoE)
  • (expert) European Institutions
  • (advanced) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (advanced) International Youth Structures
  • (advanced) Private Foundations
  • (intermediate) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (advanced) Children
  • (intermediate) Families
  • (advanced) Intercultural Teams
  • (advanced) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (advanced) Minorities
  • (advanced) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Mental Disability
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Physical Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

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

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2023-01-17

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