Member of Council for Ethical Questions, National Association of Youth Workers of Serbia (NAPOR) and Coordinator of Programmes in Youth Work
Branislav is an experienced youth worker and activist, with almost 9 years of engagement in civil society organizations in Serbia. When Branislav is working and supporting different groups of young people, he is developing and learning at the same time, shaping the experience, expanding mutual critical thinking and enhancing empathy and compassion for different vulnerable groups with whom he would like to work more in the future. Currently, Branislav is a licensed trainer for the 4th educational module Leadership and trainer for human rights education on National training for human rights educators’ programme of CoE and SEC. He designed and implemented developmental programmes for youth leaders and youth workers in Novi Sad, Sombor, Bečej, Temerin and Belgrade in past. Branislav has been involved in around 30 different projects and developmental programmes, hosted by many different local, national and international organizations, in different roles: from youth worker and trainer to consultant for strategic planning and project manager. Most of the developmental programmes were aimed for young people, youth leaders and volunteers in mentioned communities, preparing them for community youth work and activism. Programmes lasted between 3 months and one year containing different educational modules based on non-formal education methodologies and youth work, one-to-one mentoring, couching and practical work of the participants in the communities. Branislav also delivered different projects and programmes in social and peacebuilding education in Serbia, for different intercultural groups of young people in the period 2008-2015.
He found himself quite resourceful for groups of young people and youth workers and open for sharing and developing joint initiatives. Branislav is passionate to explore youth work concepts, to discuss them, to possibly define its community authenticities with a group with whom he is going to work. While designing and delivering youth work, Branislav is goal-oriented, trying to find a balance between products, results, and processes within different settings and love to partner with the others and groups of people.