Wojciech Szczepanik


good knowledge of the YOUTH Programme;
experience in an international voluntary service;
experience and knowledge about ICL;
theoretical and practical knowledge about communication, group work, group dynamic;
good knowledge about an NGOs sector (structure, fundraising, co-ordination, etc.);

Experience in:
leading training courses;
international short- and long-term voluntary service;
running and co-ordinating of the YOUTH Programme projects;
computer work (Windows, Wo

Wojciech Szczepanik has 4 references for past work as a trainer.

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Trainer connections

  • Gośka (Małgorzata) Tur
    Gośka (Małgorzata) Tur
  • Marta Brzezińska-Hubert
    Marta Brzezińska-Hubert
  • Michael Kimmig
    Michael Kimmig
  • Joanna Stompel
    Joanna Stompel
  • Anna Huminiak
    Anna Huminiak
  • Joanna Hoffman
    Joanna Hoffman
  • Henk Persyn
    Henk Persyn
  • Anna Krzeszowska-Hovanecz
    Anna Krzeszowska-Hovanecz

Current occupation

free-lance trainer within the Polish National Agency of the Erasmus+ Programme

Work experience

Trainer of the Polish National Agency of the Erasmus+ / YOUTH Programme; training courses for the EVS volunteers; since 2002 up to now;

Course and certification for information and consultation work about the Erasmus+ / YOUTH Programme; meetings and training courses for individuals and NGOs; since 2001 up to now;

Co-ordination of the We can dance; an (international) integration project for disabled and non-disabled youth (programme supported by the Youth Programme and the Poznan local administration; years 2001 - 2002

Co-ordination of the Poznan Voluntarism campaign; meetings for representatives of the Poznan NGOs, celebration of the International Volunteer Day, creating and editing publications (posters leaflets, brochures), educational programme in schools (campaign supported by the Poznan local administration; years 2001-2003;

Co-ordinating and running training events in the “Voluntarism for marginal groups” Project – training courses and local activities for Polish and international volunteers and representatives of NGOs on voluntarism, organising and leading international projects, working with marginal groups (programme supported by the EU ACCESS Programme and the Polish-German Youth Exchange); years 2002 – 2003;

Co-ordinating and running training events in the “Voluntarism 2002” Project – training courses for volunteers and representatives of the Polish NGOs on voluntarism, organising of a voluntary project, leading of a voluntary project (programme supported by the USA Embassy in Warsaw, the European Youth Foundation and the Poznan local administration; years 2000 – 2001;

Participating and running meetings, conferences and training events (national and international) in the frame of activities organised by Stowarzyszenie “Jeden Swiat” (One World Association) and Service Civil International (SCI) / East-West Working Group.

Educational pathway

August 2003 - Increasing Skills and Awareness for Transforming Conflicts; Poland; run by Hazel Low and Hagen Berndt and supported by the Polish National Agency of the YOUTH Programme

April 2003 - Training for Trainers course; Poland; run by Michael Kimmig and supported by the Polish-German Youth Exchange (PNWM/DPJW)

January – June 2001 – Training of Multiplicators; Portugal and Poland; run by the YOUTH Programme

March – December 2000 – Training course for coordinators of the Polish regional units of the YOUTH Programme; Poland; run by the Polish Agency of the YOUTH Programme

December 1997 – Training course on Human Rights (case study on Refugee issue); Wilga / Poland; run by UNHCR Poland

February 1996 – Training for active members of voluntary NGOs; Minsk / Belarus; run by Service Civil International (SCI) / East-West Working Group

June – September 1994 – Training course for leaders of youth exchanges; Poland and France; run by European Induction Programme

May 1993 – Training for workcamp leaders; Kiekrz / Poland; run by Service Civil International (SCI) / East-West Working Group

Fields of training expertise

  • (intermediate) Citizenship Education
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (intermediate) Communication Skills
  • (intermediate) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (intermediate) Creativity & Art
  • (intermediate) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (intermediate) Equal Opportunities
  • (expert) Event Management
  • (expert) Financial Management
  • (expert) Fundraising
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (intermediate) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (advanced) Leadership Development
  • (expert) Organizational Management
  • (intermediate) Peace Education
  • (intermediate) People Management & Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (expert) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (intermediate) Time Management
  • (intermediate) Training of Trainers
  • (intermediate) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (expert) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (expert) 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)
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (expert) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (intermediate) Solidarity Fund for Youth Mobility (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Institutions
  • (intermediate) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (intermediate) International Youth Structures
  • (intermediate) Private Foundations
  • (intermediate) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (intermediate) Children
  • (intermediate) Families
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (intermediate) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (expert) Minorities
  • (intermediate) Young People in/from Conflict Areas
  • (expert) Young People with a Physical Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

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

Other skills

Voluntary Service, Project Management

Language Skills

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

Other languages

Polish, communication in Slavic languages

Trainer references

  • On Arrival Training Event

    Validated (2022-01-31)
    The training activity took place
    in Warsaw / Poland
    organised by Polish National Agency of the Erasmus+: Youth Programme
    Reference person

    Kalina Strzałba

    (Organiser, representative of the Polish NA)
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  • Peace Education on cultural conflicts

    Awaiting validation (requested 2019-02-02)
    The training activity took place
    in Pustomyty / Ukraine
    organised by Service Civil International
    20 - 26/07/2015
  • Boomerang – inclusion through volunteering

    Awaiting validation (requested 2017-02-09)
    The training activity took place
    in Konstancin-Jeziorna / Poland
    organised by the Polish Agency of the Erasmus+: YOUTH Programme
    06 - 11/12/2015
  • Youth and School Exchange

    Awaiting validation (requested 2020-01-28)
    The training activity took place
    in Konstancin-Jeziorna / Poland
    organised by The Polish NA of the Erasmus+: Youth Programme
    10 – 13/09/2015

This profile was last modified on 2017-02-09

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