Mendin - National Program and Communications Officer - Monrovia, Liberia

Luther Mendin

Monrovia, Liberia

Summary

Personal Traits and Characters:
 Hardworking; like to see work done as soon as possible: avoid procrastination;
 I seem to have a real propensity for making order/peace out of disorder/commotion;
 I have a great human relationship (teamwork);
 I always want to positively impress my boss at all times especially in his/her absence: strive to do the job
he/she wants me to do speedily with efficiency and care;
 I have a burning desire to learn new things at job that would enhance efficiency and proficiency;
 I am energetic and result-oriented;
 In time of pressure and chaos, I seek to do what is best for my employer and me;

Services

National Program and Communications Officer

Summary:

Personal Traits and Characters:
 Hardworking; like to see work done as soon as possible: avoid procrastination;
 I seem to have a real propensity for making order/peace out of disorder/commotion;
 I have a great human relationship (teamwork);

Work History

Training and Communications Officer

Associazione Amici Di Raoul Follereau-AIFO

January 2014 - June 2014

The Training and Communications Officer will be responsible for helping to enhance the relevance of AIFO in Liberia. He will do this by developing and coordinating the implementation of a Communication Strategy and by engaging with the electronic and print media.; by supporting local and national efforts to achieve the universal goal of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) which Liberia has fully deposited and ratified and as well coordinate and supervise all training related activities related to the organization. He will also work closely with the Country Director in promoting the overall implementation of AIFO CBR National programme as deemed necessary.

Nationtional Programme and Communications Officer

Associazione Amici Di Raoul Follereau-AIFO

June 2014 - December 2014

The National Programme and Communications Officer will be responsible for helping to enhance the relevance of AIFO in Liberia. He will do this by supervising the implementation of AIFO Liberia Projects; by supporting local and national efforts to achieve the universal goal of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) which Liberia has fully deposited and ratified and as well work closely with the Country Director in achieving the overall goals of AIFO Liberia project activities as deemed necessary.

CBR County Supervisor-Margibi County

Associazione Amici Di Raoul Follereau_AIFO

January 2011 - January 2014

 Provided and supervised the
activities of 23 community
based rehabilitation workers
posted in cluster of
communities
 Advocated for the rights and
social inclusion of persons
living with disabilities in
Margibi County

CBR Project Officer

Sampson Saywon Boah Institute for Community Based Rehabilitation

January 2011 - December 2011

Received all field reports
from supervisors (there were 4
field supervisors)
 Prepared general report and
presented same to Executive
Director
 Viewed and rewrote clients
(People with disabilities
(PWDs) reports regarding
acquisition of disabilities and
living conditions of persons
with disabilities (PWDs)
 Informed Education Director
of the intuition as to how
PWDs would enroll at
academic or special schools
 Used the media to propagate
the importance of PWDs’
integration into the society.

Press Club Coordinator

Lombardia International School System-LISS

July 2008 - January 2011

 Worked closely with the Press
Club Coordinator in
administering the affairs of
the school’s media department
 Ably supported the press club
in training for high school
journalists and printing of
high school newsletters

Projects

Community Based Rehabilitation National Program for Persons with Disabilities

The CBR national program seeks to ensure a “twin-track” approach of empowerment of persons with disabilities through access to health, education and liveli-hood services and advocacy for inclusive development,

Qualifications & Certifications

Term of English as Foreign Language-TOEFL: TWE Score: 4.0

Certificate of Achievement

Mid Level Training in Community Based Rehabilitation

Certificate of Achievement- AIFO/NCD

Child Development

Certificate of Achievement-Starshine Academy Field School Teacher Training

Project Cycle and Financial Management

Certificate of Achievement-Liberia Education Trust

Micro-Computer Applications (MS-DOS/Windows/Word/Excel/Publisher

Karl Axel Elmquist Vocational Training Center

Diploma-St. Mary's Catholic High School

Sophoremore Student-Agriculture and Forestry

University of Liberia

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