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1/7 Curriculum vitae PERSONAL INFORMATION First name/Surname: Date and place of birth: Sex: Current address: Personal

e-mail: Linked In profile: Facebook profile: Related to ACT E-mail: Telephone: Mobile phone: Related to NGO Dawn E-mail: Telephone: Mobile phone: +385 40 395 344 +385 95 920 9682 +385 40 390 047 +385 99 259 1662 Filipa Blaon (Filipa Blazon)

Filipa Blazon, 2013

04. 06. 1985., akovec, Medjimurje County, Croatia F Novo Selo Rok, Marala Tita 21, HR-40000 akovec

Experienced Project Manager, Trainer, Youth mentor, EVS Coordinator and Supervisor. Specialised in Inclusion projects (Young, Roma, PWD) and in Volunteer Management. TRAINER FOR TOPICS: - Forum theatre (with the emphasis on issues regarding gender based violence) - Volunteer management - Photo comic development - Organising public actions - Collaboration and teamwork - Working with the media - Community activism FORMAL EDUCATION 2011-2012 University of Panonia, Nagykanizsa, HU Study program: EU Project management Qualification awarded: Specialist for EU Project management EQF: 7.2. Specialised with the thesis topic: How can the Pre-accession instruments help NGOs to prepare themselves to participate in the European Social Fund Supervisor: Andreja Vugrinovi Qualification awarded: M.A. in Philosophy; Professor of Croatian language and literature and of

2003-2009 University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia


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Faculty of Humanities and Social Philosophy Sciences EQF: 7.1. (Filozofski fakultet Rijeka) Graduated with the topic in Croatian language: Study program: The usage of the Internet in writing high school essays on Croatian language and literature mandatory literature and Philosophy Mentor: Karol Visinko 1999-2003 Gymnasium Josip Slavenski Cakovec (Gimnazija Josipa Slavenskog akovec) Study program: Language gymnasium NON-FORMAL EDUCATION 2008. 2010. 2010. CEEPUS scholarship (II CII-AT-0103) on University of Wiena Department of Philosophy and Cognitive science Austrian language degree, B2 (SD- sterreichische Sprachdiplom Deutsch, B2 Mittelstufe Deutsch) HREYN Certificate (Human Rights Education Youth Network) Trainer for forum theatre with the emphasis on issues regarding gender motivated violence Education in Autonomus centre akovec "EU school" How to write the EU project application and the budget, PRAG (Practical Guide to Contract procedures for EC external actions), Social entrepreneurship (workshop cycle) Volunteers' Centre Zagreb course Volunteers' centres in North-West Croatia their needs and challenges within the Regional conference "Volunteers in community" Course for Computer operator (120 hours) in ACT Education in NGO Dawn: (courses) Women and leadership, Women rights, Non-violent communication, Volunteer management, PR course, Operational planning (short-term planning), The basics of bookkeeping for non-government organisations, Budgets and operational tables, Payments and Internet banking, How to improve your presentational skills, PRAG, SOKNO system for ensuring the work quality in non-government organisations. Agency for mobility and EU programmes Workshop about European voluteering programme From an idea to a project France National Agency for mobility and EU programmes: Qualification awarded: 4.2. EQF High school final thesis in Philosophy with topic: Aristotel- aestethics Mentor: Barbara Marka-Despini, prof.



2011. 2011.




Filipa Blazon, 2013 SOHO France; Training for the coordinators of the EVS programme (European Voluntary Service)


UNDP; I participated on the conference (round table) that had a topic Social inclusion and integration of Roma people in Meimurje county According to the comprehensive approach on the local level UNDP in coordination with REF; Discusion for the development of a new Strategy on Roma people in Meimurje county ACE International consultants; Structural Funds Inter- Actions Luxemburg; Europe Without Barriers! Grundtvig workshop, 3-9 March 2013, Subject area: Active citizenship addressing target groups with special needs


2012. 2013.

WORK EXPERIENCE 2013- now; Occupation or position held: Autonomous centre - ACT Project manager (CRO- Autonomni centar- ACT), akovec Project manager on IPA IV. Project: Centre for home care and assistance in Medjimurje County Company website: Main activities and responsibilities: project implementation, management of the project References: coordination and supervision of all project activities Igor Roginek, Executive director Public procurement implementation for the project communication with project partners, associates and subcontractors drafting progress reports and continuous monitoring of project implementation communicating projects values, objectives, activities, outputs and results Research conducting writing press releases preparing publicity brochures/leaflets/publication, handouts, video documentary 2011. -2013; NGO Dawn (CRO- Udruga Zora), akovec Company website: References: Occupation or position held: Project manager Project assistant Coordinator of Volunteering programme in NGO Dawn Coordinator and Supervisor of the EVS programme Trainer Mentor


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Marina Kolar, Executive director Projects on national level: -Project manager for Connected for non-violent relationships (Povezani- za veze bez nasilja) in coordination with 4 other non-government organisations from Croatia. EU projects: - Project assistant, and then Project Manger for Include me (Ukljui me) - Coordinator and Supervisor of EVS project Mark my day! (Obiljei moj dan!) - Mentor for Youth initiative Abusive relationships are not cool (Nasilne veze su bezveze) - Coordinator on a EVS project Bunkr- a variety of language and cultures -Project manager for Person.Women.Friend. (Osobe.ene.Prijateljice.) Main activities and responsibilities: Project implementation, management of the project Coordination and supervision of all project activities Communication with project partners, associates, participants and subcontractors on National and International level Drafting progress reports and continuous monitoring of project implementation Compiling data Project administration, proper document filing, keeping archives, administrative book-keeping and other financial issues related to the project Writing Project proposals, reports and evaluations Coordination of educational activities Coordination and organising of Public campangnes and events Work with Media and Public Writing educational and promotional material (brochures, leaflets, videos, ect.) Research implementation Admin of project and NGO web and Facebook site Conducting trainings for Educational Centre of NGO Dawn Mentoring and supervision of numerous volunteers Coordination and supervision of EVS (European Voluntary Service) Program and Projects in NGO Dawn

5/7 2011. 1st Primary School akovec (CRO- I. osnovna kola akovec) 2010- now NGO Dawn (CRO- Udruga Zora), akovec Company website: References: Marina Kolar, Executive director 2006- 2008 Student NGO Furija, Rijeka (CRO- Udruga studenata Furija) Company website: _udruzi.html

Filipa Blazon, 2013 I volunteered one month from 5th to 8th grade as a Croatian language teacher. I got to know different types of lectures and many teaching methods. Volunteering: I conducted series of 14 lectures in High schools and Universities in Medjimurje County regarding the European Year for Volunteering. Administrative work in office, proofreading, translation, photo editing. One of the conductor of Youth initiative I choose to volunteer funded by EU Youth in Action Programme

Organising and conducting lectures and debates on philosophic topics.

2003-2010 Proofreading, translation from English and German, I Variety of part time jobs with the conducted some questionnaires, presentation and sell of some help of Student Service Rijeka products, apple picking. 2003- 2010 Garden centre Salve Regina (CRO- Vrtni centar Salve Regina), enkovec Company website: /Vrtni-centar-Salve-Regina%C5%A0enkovec/18484925822 0370 SKILLS AND COMPETENCES Computer skills and competences I actively use the Windows and OpenOffice operational system. I know how to use all internet services - WWW (online newspaper, Facebook, forums, Wikipedia, etc.), e-mail. On everyday basis I use Linux Ubuntu operational system. I have basic knowledge in editing the photography with GIMP programme. And I know some basic web page editing in HTML. Admin of Work in a shop (sale, communicating with suppliers and clients), help in seeding, planting and transplanting flowers and vegetables.

7/7 PR activities

akovec, 2013. Writing the news, press release, weekly communication with written and audiovisual media. Interviews, statements and hosting in TV thematic shows. ENGLISH- Speak and write proficiently (C2), everyday use. Experience in simultaneous translation. GERMAN- Actively speak and write (B2). Experience in work and communication with native German speakers. SLOVENIAN- Actively speak and write (B1). Experience in work and communication with native Slovenian speakers. Osobe.ene.Prijateljice.- photo comic on human rights. Bilingual, Croatian and Baja (Roma) Za veze bez nasilja- research results and analysis of strategies and programmes about the prevention of violence in youth partner relationships Nasilne veze su bezveze- Brochure on the prevention of violence in youth partner relationships. Bilingual, Croatian and Baja (Roma) Dobro biram- volontiram!- Brochure on voluntarism Ukljui me!- Brochure on human rights. Bilingual, Croatian and Baja (Roma)

Foreign language


All mentioned publications can be found and downloaded on: Promotional/educational videos Filming, script and text writing, acting in cooperation with other NGO Dawn work members/volunteers for the following videos: Driving licence Characteristics

Categories B, F, G, M. Active driver. I am communicative, ambitious, empathic, motivated, multi skilled, adaptive, agile, creative, eager for new experience and knowledge. Communicational skills and work experience with people on different languages make me accessible and flexible person. I like working independently but also I like to work in a team were roles are clearly defined.

FREE TIME Reading, movies, travelling, baking cakes and cookies, acting,


Filipa Blazon, 2013 drawing, singing, writing, foreign languages, slang, trees, meeting new people and cultures.