Here's how I got here!
I have been able to acquire more than a decade long arrays of skills that have enabled me to adequately make an impact on the youth that I work with. A few of my skillsets are as follows but not limited to; Youth workforce development; Curriculum design; Lesson planning; Youth program marketing; Youth program implementation; Grant writing; Project design; Project supervision; Youth supervision; Program fiduciary budget management; Auditing; Youth development; Staff supervision; Collegiate inter-organizational supervisory work; Critical & cultural pedagogical-based organizational programmatic approach; Policy initiative and changes; Youth environmental education; Linguistic readiness of Black & Brown youth; Eclectic environmental educational approach and more.
Genesee Land Trust-Program development and management
Designed a curriculum focused on environmental science-based learning and workforce development for a target audience of 14-18 year old students.
Taught environmental science-based curriculum, develop academic, soft skills, and workforce readiness
Led and supervised youth in land stewardship, work projects, and field activities
Administrative management and logistics
Responsible for Human Resource Management of youth (i.e. onboarding, management of employment records, performance reviews, hiring, and termination of youth.)
Responsible for the supervision of youth staff program assistant which included but not limited to performance reviews, employment record, and administration of timesheets and payroll.
Agape Haven Of Abundance-Program delivery & Professional development
Designed and taught environmental science-based lesson plans and activities from prepared materials for youth in the program
Designed and delivered a workshop around essential skills that focused on future workplace success
Rochester Ecology Partners-Environmental Organization Landscape Analysis Advisory Board
Provided expertise and guidance in relation to taking a holistic and eclectic approach to gather and create an environmental community database
Advocated for the need for an Environmental Justice lens when performing research work relating to gathering data
Assisted and influenced project leaders in taking a multifaceted approach when performing any research project and how to involve equity in such work
Friends of Washington Grove-Rochester City Youth summer camp inter-organizational collaboration
Designed environmental science-based unit curriculum-focused lesson plans for youth 6-14
Coordinated with board members and city staff to deliver adequately planned lesson plans
Employed an inclusive method of program development and lesson plan delivery
Current organizational partners
Agape Haven of Abundance
Corn Hill Waterfront and Navigation Foundation
"The work you're doing is important"
"The youth needs you"
"Yeah Carter taught me how to weed properly and stuff"
-Former youth staff