Youth Center Plovdiv http://youthcenter.local Община Пловдив Our team http://youthcentre.plovdiv.bg/en/detail/6/450 <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="/uploads/assets/images/img_8362.png" alt="" width="522" height="303" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span lang="EN-US">Dimitriya Todorova- Andonova - Director </span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span lang="EN-US"><img src="/uploads/assets/images/img_.png" alt="" width="176" height="225" /><br /></span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span lang="EN-US">&nbsp;I have a master degree in public administration at Plovdiv University Paisii Hilendarski. My professional experience started at the beginning of 2009 in the Department of "Sport and Youth Activities" at Plovdiv Municipality. I have been working as director of Plovdiv Youth Center since January 2015. The project of the youth centre is one of the most significant projects in our city where young people can develop their skills and feel socially responsible. For me and my team there are only two words that we can define the "Youth Center Plovdiv" namely: "Cause" and "Sense"!</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Ivanka Sarnenova - Chief Accountant</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><img src="/uploads/assets/images/img_8342.png" alt="" width="180" height="229" /><br /></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;">My professional experience so far is mostly in the Accounting Department of Plovdiv Municipality where I have been an expert for more than 7 years. I am working in Municipal enterprise "Youth Centre Plovdiv" since May 2017. I think that the youth centre is a place that gives many opportunities for children and young people in our city. They can develop themselves improve their knowledge and be active member in society.</p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span lang="EN-US">Mariya Angelova &ndash; Educational Adviser </span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span lang="EN-US"><img src="/uploads/assets/images/img_4452.png" alt="" width="177" height="217" /></span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span lang="EN-US">I have a master degree in Translation and Business Communications from Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski". My previous professional experience is in the field of foreign language teaching with groups of students and adults.</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span lang="EN-US">I have been part of the team of the "Youth Center Plovdiv" for four years. Here I implement non-formal educational activities. Being part of Youth centre Plovdiv team is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the development of young people. Together with them we are trying to change our surrounding reality in a better direction.</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span lang="EN-US">Sofia Totozova &ndash; Youth Worker&nbsp;</span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span lang="EN-US"><img src="/uploads/assets/images/img_4324.png" alt="" width="176" height="213" /></span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span lang="EN-US">I have graduated the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts in Plovdiv. I have been part of the team Youth Center Plovdiv for four years and I am happy to work for the young people. My professional experience is in the field of music and I have international practice in singing. I have been trained by the Council of Europe and<br />I work toward improvement of the interpersonal communication and<br />mutual learning.<br /></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span lang="EN-US"><strong style="background-attachment: scroll; background-clip: border-box; background-color: transparent; background-image: none; background-origin: padding-box; background-position-x: 0%; background-position-y: 0%; background-repeat: repeat; background-size: auto; color: #000000; font-family: ' lucida grande',helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 12px; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; height: auto; line-height: 18px; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Mariyana Sekulova - Youth Worker</strong><br /></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;<img src="/uploads/assets/images/img_3957.png" alt="" width="189" height="228" /></p> <p style="background: none; margin: 12px 0px; padding: 0px; height: 36px; text-align: center; color: #000000; text-transform: none; line-height: 18px; text-indent: 0px; letter-spacing: normal; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; word-spacing: 0px; white-space: normal; orphans: 2; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">I am glad to be part of the team of Municipal enterprise "Youth Centre Plovdiv". Me and my colleagues work actively to promote youth work and make our center recognizable. I believe that our work brings new knowledge, skills and contributes to the full development of young people.</p> <p style="background: none; margin: 12px 0px; padding: 0px; height: 36px; text-align: center; color: #000000; text-transform: none; line-height: 18px; text-indent: 0px; letter-spacing: normal; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; word-spacing: 0px; white-space: normal; orphans: 2; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="background: none; margin: 12px 0px; padding: 0px; height: 18px; text-align: center; color: #000000; text-transform: none; line-height: 18px; text-indent: 0px; letter-spacing: normal; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; word-spacing: 0px; white-space: normal; orphans: 2; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">&nbsp;<strong>Vesela Rozens- <strong style="background-attachment: scroll; background-clip: border-box; background-color: transparent; background-image: none; background-origin: padding-box; background-position-x: 0%; background-position-y: 0%; background-repeat: repeat; background-size: auto; color: #000000; font-family: ' lucida grande',helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 12px; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; height: auto; line-height: 18px; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Youth Worker </strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><img src="/uploads/assets/images/img_4415.png" alt="" width="182" height="226" /></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;">My professional experience so far is in the field of tourism and marketing. I work in the Municipal enterprise "Youth Center Plovdiv" because I believe in the potential of young people. I think that if we can motivate young people to educate themselves, develop their knowledge and creativity, to teach them how to be good and sympathetic, we will leave them a legacy of a better world. I love visiting new places and learning about the traditions and customs of people there, reading books and listening to music.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><br /></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span lang="EN-US">Tsonka Draganova &ndash; Lazorova &ndash; Roma Mediator</span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span lang="EN-US"><img src="/uploads/assets/images/img_4456.png" alt="" width="189" height="230" />&nbsp;</span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span lang="EN-US">I have graduated "Pre-school Pedagogy" and "Psychology of Social Activities" at the Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski". My professional experience is in the field of formal education of children and young people. I also have experience in the implementation of non-formal educational activities and work with disadvantaged children and young people. I believe that we can inspire the young people, give them hope and courage, support them in order to educate themselves and to develop their skills and competences. This will ensure that they become full and equal members of society, as well as active participants in public life.</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Slavcho Stoyanov - Mediator</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><img src="/uploads/assets/images/sait_slavi.png" alt="" width="177" height="223" /><br /></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span><span>I am a student at&nbsp;</span>Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski" and</span>&nbsp;work in the Municipal enterprise "Youth Centre Plovdiv". I like to contact with&nbsp; young people and I think that despite my age I have a lot of life experience and I can support the young people. I love to sing, to travel and to learn new things.</p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong style="background-attachment: scroll; background-clip: border-box; background-color: transparent; background-image: none; background-origin: padding-box; background-position-x: 0%; background-position-y: 0%; background-repeat: repeat; background-size: auto; color: #000000; font-family: ' lucida grande',helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 12px; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; height: auto; line-height: 18px; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;"></strong><strong></strong> <strong>Sabina Boudurova - Cheif Expert</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;<img src="/uploads/assets/images/sab1.png" alt="" width="179" height="227" /></p> <p style="background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; margin: 12px 0px; padding: 0px; height: 72px; color: #000000; text-transform: none; line-height: 18px; text-indent: 0px; letter-spacing: normal; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; word-spacing: 0px; white-space: normal; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-align: center;"><strong style="background-attachment: scroll; background-clip: border-box; background-color: transparent; background-image: none; background-origin: padding-box; background-position-x: 0%; background-position-y: 0%; background-repeat: repeat; background-size: auto; color: #000000; font-family: ' lucida grande',helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 12px; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; height: auto; line-height: 18px; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;"></strong>I am a student at the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts with specialty "Musicology". I have experience in student self-governance. I have been a chairman of the local Student Council witch is a part of the National Representation of Student Councils. I participate actively in youth politics and hope to be useful with my experience in my work at Municipal enterprise "Youth Centre Plovdiv". I love working on various music projects, singing and to composing music.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Nadezhda Garova - Chief Expert</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><img src="/uploads/assets/images/img_4227.png" alt="" width="181" height="227" /><br /></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;I have graduated jurnalism&nbsp; at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski and I continue my training in the area of business communications and public relations. My practice in the PR sphere and my eagerness for adventures brought me to the next endeavour - to challenge the young people to get to know the media world. I think that this will help them shape their public position and find their place in the global world.</p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Veselin Nikolchovski - Chief Expert</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><img src="/uploads/assets/images/img_8318.png" alt="" width="196" height="252" /></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;">I have graduated master degree in business economy at Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski" and I have been part of the team of the "Youth center Plovdiv" ,where i have the opportunity to develop my skills and competences in dynamic environment. I love challenges and that is why i find working with young people for both - interesting and important task.<strong><br /></strong></p> Youth Centre http://youthcentre.plovdiv.bg/en/detail/6/225 <p>Youth Center Plovdiv was built&nbsp;under the project: BG06 - 103 "Establishing of a Youth Center in Plovdiv", Component 1 "Care for young people at risk", Program "Children and Youth at Risk, financed through the financial mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009 - 2014, which takes place within the framework of a contract for the implementation of project No D03-9 / 28.01.2014</p> <p>From May 2, 2017, the center functions as a municipal enterprise of Plovdiv Municipality.</p> <p>The center has:</p> <p><strong>Reception</strong></p> <p>You will be warmly welcomed with a smile and given detailed information on all current and forthcoming events, non-formal educational activities, clubs, and all other activities run at Youth Centre Plovdiv.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Rooms</strong></p> <p>The Plovdiv Youth Centre has 17 rooms for accommodation. Each room offers its guests a wonderful view of the Regatta Venue &ndash; the biggest Regatta Venue on the Balkan Peninsula &ndash; or a splendid view of the state-of-the-art multifunctional sport facilities.</p> <p>The center offers double and triple rooms, one suite and 3 rooms adapted for disadvantaged people. Each room has its own bathroom and all necessary facilities for a stay. Placement of young people at the Youth Center improves their social skills and their ability to live independently.</p> <p><strong>Dining area</strong></p> <p>The dining area is located on the first floor and has 60 dining places, some of which are adapted for people with special needs.</p> <p><strong>Halls</strong></p> <p><strong> </strong>The Youth Center has a conference room with a capacity of 35 seats and a study hall, which can be divided into three smaller&nbsp;rooms with 12 seats.</p> <p><strong>Library </strong></p> <p><strong></strong>The library is located on the second floor of the youth centre. Sunny and cozy, with a wonderful view of the sports facilities. Besides the rich selection of literature, you can also find entertaining games.</p> <p><strong>Computer room</strong></p> <p><strong></strong> The computer room is spacious &nbsp;with a view of the sports facilities. The area is 68 square meters and is equipped with 14 computers.</p> <p><strong>Multifunctional sports complex</strong></p> <p>An integral part of the Plovdiv Youth Center is a multifunctional sports complex, which has 3 small football field playgrounds, 2 basketball playgrounds, 4 tables for&nbsp;tennis, a combined playground that can be used botth for playing volleyball and tennis, outdoor fitness equipment with a tent and a running track. The complex also includes mobile stands for 500 people.</p> <p><strong>Changing rooms</strong></p> <p><strong></strong>The Plovdiv Youth Center has 6 modern dressing rooms, each with its own bathroom, bathroom, cupboards and benches.</p> <p><strong>Parking</strong></p> <p>Outdoor parking with 47 parking spaces, of which 3 parking spaces are available for car parking for people with disabilities.</p> About the project http://youthcentre.plovdiv.bg/en/detail/6/17 <p><strong>About the project</strong></p> <p>In 2014 Professor Anelia Klisarova, the minister of Education and Science, hands to Georgi Tityukov &ndash; the then deputy mayor of &lsquo;Sport, Youth and Social Policies&rsquo; in the municipality of Plovdiv &ndash; a signed contract for establishing a youth centre in the city of Plovdiv. &nbsp;</p> <p>The project &lsquo;Establishing a youth centre in the city of Plovdiv&rsquo;, Programme BG06 &lsquo;Children and Youth at risk&rsquo;, Component 1 &lsquo;Caring for youth at risk&rsquo; is funded through the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009-2014 and amounts at 1 354 593.94 EUR (2 649 314.82 BGN). The project is funded on 100 per cent.</p> <p>The youth centre is being built near the Regatta Venue Park in the city of Plovdiv. It is&nbsp;a three-story building with different functional areas: an accommodation area, offices and interactive educational centre area and a canteen area. There&nbsp;is a number of meeting rooms and spacious halls for conducting conference, seminars and non-formal educational activities. A state-of-the-art computer and multimedia rooms as well as a modern library&nbsp;are specially equipped to suit the purposes of the centre.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>The work of the centre&nbsp;is geared towards supporting and improving the life and well-being of the young people, aged 15-29, through developing and implementing non-formal educational activities. The services and programmes offered at the youth centre will be accessible to all people, including such coming from low-income families, social institutions, ethnic minorities as well as young people, living in remote and rural areas around Plovdiv.</p> <p><strong>Objective</strong></p> <p>The main objective of the project is to establish a youth centre in the city of Plovdiv by building an appropriate infrastructure and implementing services and programmes for young people at risk and underprivileged youngsters; a centre that meets the requirements for a Quality Label &ndash; modern standard of the Council of Europe.</p> <p><strong>Vision</strong></p> <p>The Youth Centre to be a place where young people are the driving force that leads to social change; a place which works towards establishing international cooperation in the youth sector and fosters the intercultural dialogue, respectful of Council of Europe&rsquo;s values &ndash; human rights, democracy and the rule of law.</p> <p><strong>Mission </strong></p> <p>Youth Centre Plovdiv exists to show equal <strong>CARE</strong> for all young people, regardless of their colour, ethnicity, social background and religion; <strong>REACH OUT</strong> to fulfill their deepest needs and cravings and work towards <strong>TRANSFORMING</strong> the lives of young people through <strong>OFFERING</strong> relevant and high standard services and programmes in line with the Council of Europe&rsquo;s values, so that young people may <strong>DEVELOP</strong> their own knowledge, skills and attitude</p>