KRIK’s Team

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

Mila Karadafova-Executive Director

Simona Petrovska –
Finance and Administrative Director

Jovana Vujicik – Coordinator for European Educational Programs for Mobilities 

Mila, born 1991, graduated from Faculty of Business Logistics. Curently she is finishing her MBA studies in the field of Strategic Management at Business Academy Smilevski. She is youth worker and a trainer in the youth field since 2012. She is also part of the pool of trainers of the National Youth Council of Macedonia. She is active in the youth field and in youth policies on National level. She is President of the Board of the Union of Youth Work. She is passionate about different approaches of youth work and methodologies. Currently she is into systemic psychotherapy education at the Institute Alternativa. She is one of the founders of Krik and working in the organization since its beginnings. Since April 2018, she is working also as a field worker for the Youth Guarantee program in the municipality of Aerodrom.

Simona, born 1992, is a  youth worker. She’s studying architecture at the Cyril and Methodius university. She started at Krik on November 2017. She’s friendly person and likes to meet new people, she does joga on regular basis and likes to hang out on weekends. She works finance and administrative works in Krik and is responsible for logistics.  Since April 2018, she is working also as a field worker for the Youth Guarantee program in the municipality of Aerodrom.

Jovana, born 1991 joined the KRIK team in June 2018. Jovana is student at the Law faculty. She is positive person and a team player. She is working in Krik as the coordinator for the Educational program for mobilities and preparing group of young people for their Erasmus + experience. She is also delivering Macedonian language lessons to the EVS volunteers in KRIK.  Jovana is working in Krik as a field worker for the Youth Guarantee program in the municipality of Kisela Voda. She is also supporting the implementation of the activities on local and National level.

Oliver Andreevski – Coordinator for local youth programs and networking

 Aleksandra Petkova-Coordinator for Youth Programs 

Biljana Ivanova-Administrative and financial assistant 

Oliver Andreevski born 1995, student in the final year of the BA studies for Ethnology and Anthropology. He joined Krik in July as an Assistant for creating and developing youth programs. He is passionate about exploring different cultures and loves working with people. He has participated in many projects in the country as well as on international projects, mainly though the Erasmus+ program and has experience of organizing events and delivering workshops and trainings for young people.

Oliver is working as field worker for the Youth Guarantee process in the municipality of Gjorce Petrov.

Aleksandra Petkova was born 1991. She joined Krik’s team in October 2018 and currently is holding the position of Coordinator for Youth Programs in CYA KRIK. She has graduated Social Work. In 2015 she got her Master degree in the field of Social Policy.
After her graduation, she spent couple of years working in a Public Center of Social Work.
As a social and youth worker the past year she was working with people with disabilities, with young people who had problems with the laws, was giving marriage counseling, and as well as counseling and support to children without parents.
She is a member of Equal Rights Working Group of AEGEE-Europe.
Aleksandra also took part in many projects and researches on a national and a broader international level.

 

 Biljana was born in 1997. She is student at the faculty of Special Education in Skopje. She is very active in the activities in Krik and starting from November 2018 she started working as financial and administrative assistant. She is delivering youth programs in the special schools and she has been mentoring the EVS volunteers whit disabilities which Krik is hosting. 
 

Konstantin Karadafov-field worker 

Burim Rexhepi – field worker Mala Metaj-field worker 
Konstantin, born 2000 is one of the field worker for the Youth Guarantee program. Konstantin is working as a field worker in the municipality of Saraj. Konstantin is active in the activities in Krik since its begining. Until now he has been participating on many European Educational Program for Mobility and also on Local youth programs. Konstantin was one of the leaders on the Inclusive Youth Camps.

Burim Rexhepi was born in 1989. He is working as field worker for the Youth Guarantee process in the municipality of Saraj. He is also working on the new posts on the social media and providing Albanian language support.

Burim is working in the high school in Saraj as IT professor.

Mala, born 1985 from Skopje is one of the field workers for the Youth Guarantee program.  Mala is working as a field worker in the municipality of Butel. He is mapping young people which are not in education, employment or training and support them entering the Youth Guarantee program in the Employment Agency. He joined Krik in April 2018.

Marija Tanturovska-Field Worker 
Marija is born in 1981.

She is working as field worker for the Youth Guarantee program. She is field worker in the municipality of Kisela Voda. Marija joined Krik in September 2018 and is active member ever since.  She has graduated in the faculty of Tourism.

Previously employees of Krik

Irena Krsteva – Program coordinator for Social Inclusion  

Elisabeta Buloska – Technical and logistical assistant

Baki Azemi – Field Worker
Irena, born 1991 is graduated Social Worker, active in the NGO sector since 2013. She is member of the Supervisory Board of the National Youth Council of Macedonia. Her main focus is working on the inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities in the society by delivering different activities for them. In Krik she is also mentor to the EVS volunteers. She is also youth worker, trainer and facilitator, designing, delivering, monitoring and evaluating projects and programs that are delivered in Krik.  In Krik she started as volunteer, than youth worker and then the Program Coordinator for Social Inclusion. Irena worked in Krik since March 2013 till October 2018 and is currently part of the Managing Board. Elisaveta Buloska, born 1993, was responsible for technical and logistical support in CYA KRIK, which covers providing technical and logistical support in organizing events and implementing activities, preparation of young people in participation on projects and educational events in Macedonia and outside. She is graduated psychologist and right now she is into Gestalt psychotherapy training . She had participated in many projects, local and international, on different topics. Furthermore, she is youth worker in training. In her work she uses holistic approach in order to help people enhance awareness, self – direction, gain motivation, looking at things from a different perspective and take responsibility for their actions. Since April 2018, she was working also as a field worker for the Youth Guarantee program in the municipality of Aerodrom. Elisaveta was working in Krik from March 2017 till September 2018. Baki, born in Skopje is a friendly and ambitous person with strong communicative skills and also a team player.

Acting as a most active Krik member before, he has started working for Krik from April till July 2018. He worked as field worker on Youth Guarantee program.
He also worked on implementing youth programs in the special schools in Skopje.

He worked in Krik from April till July 2018 and is currently part of the Managing Board.

 

 
Sasha Stefanovska-field worker  Hyrijeta Kolari-Intern Viktorija Ivanovska – Intern
Sashka, born 1994 from Skopje graduated Business and Administration.  She is youth worker and a trainer in the data base of the National Youth Council of Macedonia. She is working as a field worker in the municipality of Butel. She is mapping young people which are not in education, employment or training and support them entering the Youth Guarantee program in the Employment Agency. She joined Krik in April 2018.

Eta is graduated  in Public Administration and political science South East European University, Tetova (former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) Curently she is finishing her MBA studies ( South East European University Tetovo)

She is friendly, confident person with communication skills she is a team player with a positive attitude and professional ability to motivate and encourage other.

She have experience in private sector in human resources and its her passion to work with people. She had participated in many projects, local and international, on different topics. Furthermore, she is youth worker in training

She was an intern at Krik from April  of 2017 till Avgust of 2017.

Viktorija Ivanovska, born in Skopje in 1993. After finishing high school in Josip Broz Tito she enrolled at the Special Education Faculty of Philosophy where she graduated in 2017. Viki joined Krik’s team end of March 2017. During her internship in Krik she is learning about youth work and supporting the youth workers in delivering youth programs with young people with disabilities and without. She was an intern at Krik from April  of 2017 till Avgust of 2017.
 
Valmira Arifi – Program assistant for social inclusion  Sanja Mihajlovska – Coordinator for Youth Programs Stefan Bozhinovski – Field Worker
Valmira Arifi is a 23 year old  youth worker, graduated in Special Education and Rehabilitation. She started going in Krik as a participant on workshops and trainings, but from  July she is working as Program assistant for social inclusion. She loves helping people, especially those with special needs to smile and be important for what they are. In Krik she is helping about the work and activities for social inclusion, but also she is learning how to interact, work, organize, support, motivate the youth in their work and aim to develop themselves.

She has worked in Krik from June of 2017 till November of 2017.

Sanja is graduated from Pedagogical Faculty, active in the civil sector for more than a decade, and working as a youth worker/trainer more then 6 years. Her field of working is human rights and gender equality. With the project From the heart vol. 2 she come in Krik as a volunteer and now she is working as Coordinator for Youth Programs. For the last year she is really active on the process of recognition of youth work in Macedonia, part of the Union of Youth Work of Macedonia.

She has worked in Krik from September of 2015 till October of 2017.

Stefan, born 1999 is an intern at KRIK since he moved to Skopje to study at university in 2017. He is promoting different trainings and workshops that KRIK creates or provides as a partner organisation. Furthermore he’s taking part in different workshops with youths with typical and atypical development and expends his knowledge about youth work to gain experiences in order to be able to create workshops himself. Starting july 2018 he is working as a field worker for the Youth Guarantee program in the municipality of Kisela Voda. Stefan was active in Krik from November 2017 till September 2018. 

 

Simona Paunovska-youth worker

Simona is graduated Translator and Interpreter of Albanian language.

Her volunteer experience is extensive. Since she was a 15 years old, she started to get involved in youth organisations.

She is working in CYA Krik since July 2018 on translations on posts and documents from Macedonian in Albanian. She is working on the process of implementing the Youth Guarantee in the municipality of Saraj. Simona is really nice and sociable, always open to new adventures and challenges. Simona worked in Krik from July till September 2018.