Borh - Social Worker - Manhattan, New York, NY, USA

Klubosumo Johnson Borh

Manhattan, New York, NY, USA

Summary

Experienced change agent interested in community development. Strong innovation, organizational skills and proven non-for-profit management ability with training and development position utilizing over 10 years practice experiences and reputable performance trying to help some of the poorest, most excluded and most violent youth in Liberia, West Africa improving their lives to become better people and citizens with focus on youth development, empowerment, and employment opportunities, strengthened community capacity for peace consolidation and fostering national reconciliation. Strong background in War Trauma Counseling, Psychosocial, Trauma Healing, Life Skills, Social Reintegration Training and comfortable working in fast-paced environment, and effective working independently or as a member of a team. Over the years, I have developed competencies in non-for-profit management, human resource management, conflict management, financial management, program development, program management, strategic management, strategic planning, Program Evaluation, advocacy, project supervision, facilitation, dialogue, training, developing training, research methods.

Services

Social Worker

Summary:

Experienced change agent interested in community development. Strong innovation, organizational skills and proven non-for-profit management ability with training and development position utilizing over 10 years practice experiences.

Work History

Social Work Intern/Program Manager Eminyeeto Boy Project

Columbia Earth Institute & Global Center, New York, NY 10027

From September 2014

Research, plan, develop and implement a program for the boys in Ruhiira community in Uganda that is complementary to the Girl Empowerment Project,
Participate in monthly and annual report writing for the project,
Research funding sources and grant search for the boys’ project.
Plan and developed research instruments for the evaluation of the boys’ project in Uganda.
Write government grants and or project proposals in order to fund the implementation of the boys’ project.
Monitor the project implementation and evaluate the project impact as well as have oversight and financial management activities of the boys’ project.
The development and modified internal policy and procedure manual for the project
Develop financial forms and set up a financial system that generate financial report for the project.
Assist the project team with understanding implementation modality of the boys’ project.

Short Term Consultant

Innovation for Poverty Action

July 2013 - July 2014

Develop a Cognitive Behavior Therapy Transformation Training Program Manual for street youth in Liberia

Social Intern

New York City Department of Education, Bronx Bridges High School, Bronx, New York

September 2013 - May 2014

Strengthened students social and emotional skills and explore coping techniques,
Co-facilitated family group sessions to help student develop life skills,
Advocated for any related services required in the community for students and assist in linking students with these services,
Handled paperwork assignments include intake forms, student contact information, consent forms, progress notes, process recordings to document student information, get parent approval, and summary of conversation with students,
Served as a member of the Youth Development Team address the social-emotional needs of students and the school as a whole,
Provided crisis intervention, conflict mediation sessions, and parent and teacher consultations,

Executive Director

NEPI

January 2004 - June 2010

Chief executive officer of (NEPI) rendered technical; professional and administrative services;
Developed and implemented appropriate policy to ensure the fulfillment of NEPI mandates;
Planned, designed and approved programs agreements and or contracts (staff, donor and individuals) with full commitment, transparency and accountability;
Ensured that the NEPI books of accounts are open for review and clarity by board members and partners;
Ensured periodic audits of accounts and assets by appropriate independent bodies;
Supervised and managed programs and activities within and out of Liberia;
Raised fund for programs and projects implementation
Analyzed and adapted research to the Liberian context and conducted research survey

Projects

Eminyeeto Boy Project at the Millennium Village Project

Research, plan, develop and implement a program for the boys in Ruhiira community in Uganda that is complementary to the Girl Empowerment Project,
Participate in monthly and annual report writing for the project,
Research funding sources and grant search for the boys’ project.
Plan and developed research instruments for the evaluation of the boys’ project in Uganda.
Write government grants and or project proposals in order to fund the implementation of the boys’ project.
Monitor the project implementation and evaluate the project impact as well as have oversight and financial management activities of the boys’ project.
The development and modified internal policy and procedure manual for the project
Develop financial forms and set up a financial system that generate financial report for the project.
Assist the project team with understanding implementation modality of the boys’ project.

Women Hold Yp Half the Sky

Provider training for project staff, provided consultancy to the project

NEPI/MBB Reintegration Program

provide training and reintegration assistance in partnership with Mediator Beyond Borders -MBB targeted 81child soldiers from Buduburam Camp in Ghana, West Africa to Buchanan Grand Bassa County in Liberia West Africa. The project lasted for twelve (12) months (October 2008 – October 2009)

NEPI Psychosocial Program

Conducted training in partnership with CHF International now Global Community in three of the six districts (Salayea, Zorzor and Voinjama) in Lofa County Liberia for one thousand two hundred (1200) beneficiaries (ex-combatants, disadvantage women and girls, orphan and abandoned children, child soldiers and single mothers)

NEPI/ CHF Community Empowerment Program

Provided training for community peace council in partnership with CHF International now Global Community in Lofa County targeting 100 beneficiaries (community peace council, community leaders, community youth and ex-combatants)

 NEPI/Stanford Community Research Development Program

Conducted survey in partnership with Stanford University targeting 2,200 community dwellers

NEPI/IRC Liberia Community Driven Development Survey

Conducted survey in 83 communities in Lofa County Liberia in partnership with International Rescue Committee targeting 1800 community dwellers

NEPI Life Skills for Social Reintegration

Provided training in partnership with United Nation Development Program for 1,557 residue case load of former fighters from the Liberian civil war

 Sustainable Transformation of Youth in Liberia (STYL)

In partnership with Innovation for Poverty Action (IPA - Christopher Blattman) targeting 2000 vulnerable high core street youth in Monrovia, Liberia with funding from the World Bank and other private donors. The project started in 2008

Qualifications & Certifications

Master of Science - Social Enterprise & Administration/Management Fellow Program

Columbia University in the City of New York

Bachelor of Science in Economic, Minor in Management

AME Zion University

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