Valters Melderis


"Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward." /Kurt Vonnegut/

Valters Melderis has 4 references for past work as a trainer.

Valters Melderis

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Current occupation

Free lance non-formal education trainer

Work experience

July - September 2010 - camp animator in an outdoor education summer camp "Viata", Straja, Lupeni, Romania
January 2011 - October 2013 - assistant director/program director of an outdoor education summer camp "Viata", Straja, Lupeni, Romania
January 2013 - till now - member of trainers pool of Latvian National agency
January 2014 - till now - free lance trainer collaborating with adventure organization "Lūzumpunkts" ( and other organizations in Latvia and Romania

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Educational pathway

2003. - 2008. - bachelor degree in Nature Sciences, Faculty of Geography, University of Latvia
Participant in "Training of Trainers for Erasmus+: Youth in Action Projects 2014/2015"

Fields of training expertise

  • (advanced) Animation
  • (intermediate) Citizenship Education
  • (advanced) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (advanced) Communication Skills
  • (intermediate) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (advanced) Creativity & Art
  • (beginner) Crisis Management
  • (intermediate) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (intermediate) Drama & Theatre
  • (beginner) Environment & Ecology
  • (intermediate) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (intermediate) Event Management
  • (beginner) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (intermediate) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (beginner) International Youth Work
  • (advanced) Leadership Development
  • (beginner) New Information Technologies
  • (expert) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (intermediate) People Management & Cooperation
  • (advanced) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (advanced) Project Management
  • (intermediate) Public Speaking
  • (intermediate) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (intermediate) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (beginner) Social Media
  • (advanced) Storytelling & Humour
  • (intermediate) Time Management
  • (beginner) Training of Trainers
  • (beginner) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (intermediate) Volunteer Programmes
  • (intermediate) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (advanced) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (expert) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering

Working with specific target groups

  • (advanced) Children
  • (advanced) Intercultural Teams
  • (beginner) Marginalized & Excluded Youth

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (intermediate) European Cooperation
  • (intermediate) South East Europe

Other skills

Guitar playing; juggling; basic knowledge about clowning

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) Latvian
  • (fluent) Romanian
  • (fluent) Russian

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2017-04-07

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