Dedicated Community Engagement Specialist and innovative thinker with a passion for developing creative solutions to develop low income, at risk communities. Seeking a position with the opportunity for new challenges and professional development and advancement.
Effective Outreach Coordinator
Experience with conflict resolution
Passionate public speaker
Community Engagement Specialist 11/2015 to Current Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth AmeriCorps VISTA – Las Vegas, NV
Responsible for assisting of planning, coordinating and implementing informational activities concerning homeless youth in Las Vegas.
Represent organization at community and professional city meetings.
Responsible for planning and executing corporate and non corporate service activities focused on eradicating homelessness for youth age 12-24.
Training, guiding and supporting large groups of volunteers with educational information and resources.
Lead the planning and execution of school based outreach.
Gathered and analyzed local and national data about continuum of care for homeless youth.
Conducted feasibility studies and recommended actions for proposed projects.
Lead housing renovation projects.
Community Engagement Specialist/Youth Empowerment Specialist 07/2014 to 07/2015 Marietta YELLS AmeriCorps VISTA – Marietta, GA
Served as liaison for YELLS with professional, business and civic groups, community organizations and individuals.
Supervise staff and conduct training's on community initiatives with YELLS employees.
Build capacity through developing a sustainable volunteer and partner recruitment and management system for YELLS programs.
Develop marketing and engagement plans to reach and mobilize the entire Franklin Gateway community of over 8,000 residents.
Lead communication with family and referral sources- critical incidents as well as
pro social behaviors.
Works with executive
leadership and staff to design a cohesive and comprehensive youth development
program for youth ages 5-18.
Cultivate donor relationships
Bachelor of Arts: Communication 2013Grambling State University -