Deina Fortes is part of the team of Hope for Children as Child Development Officer since October 2018. She is a Sociocultural Animator and she worked in the past years in the youth center of the city of Alcobendas (Madrid) as a group dynamizer and coordinator of three leisure and educational projects addressed to kids, teenagers and adults.
She combined her job with voluntary work in her field participating in several European projects as Training and Youth Exchanges in Sweden, Netherlands, Spain and Hungary with the topics of youth participation, social inclusion and community development.
Out of non-formal education she has worked as an English teacher in a private school.
She worked as a coordinator of summer camps for children before her enrollment in the European Voluntary Service in Hope for Children.