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    Cointe W. St. Brice

Community & International Development Practitioner 

Education

Aug 2010Aug 2015

BS Sociology: Community & International Development

Andrews University

Completed courses in:
- Research methods: Advanced Stats Analysis, Design & SPSS 
-Social Policy
-Fundamentals of Accounting 1 & 2
-Needs Assessment, Capacity Mapping  & Project Planning 

Work experience

Aug 2015Present

Congressional Intern

Office of Congressman Dan Kildee
  • Engage and respond to constituents via phone, email and in-person.
  • Attend Congressional sessions and briefings, creating summary memos for Congressman Kildee.
  • Research and analyze various policy proposals for the Congressman.
  • Assists in developing and editing form letters in response to constituent mail. 
  • Assists office staff with effective day to day running of the office.
Aug 2014May 2015

Creative Director

Andrews University- Campus Ministries

Berrien Springs, MI
Coordinated weekly worship services for 500-600 University & Community members 
Formulated ideas through focus groups and brainstorming
Developed dynamic creative programs that engaged college students
Conducted and led out in the worship programs

Aug 2013May 2015

Resident Advisor

Andrews University- Meier Hall

Berrien Springs, MI
Marketed/Developed/Led student centered hall programs to promote social, spiritual, education, diversity, health, emotional, understanding and growth
Provided one-on-one support for struggling students
Balanced policy enforcement with community development
Created/Developed a positive living environment designed to link community, faculty, and residents, often resolving conflict for resident hall of 600 young men

May 2013Aug 2013

Team Leader

Lifestyle Canada Education Service- Canada Youth Challenge

Toronto, Canada
Led a team of 14 individuals in cities across Ontario, Canada
Provided training for canvassing and fundraising skills
Carefully tracked income and expenses 
Managed the budget for the office 
Cultivated a welcoming and motivating atmosphere
Monitored house-to-house canvassing records
Motivated students to reach daily personal goals of $250

Sep 2011Jun 2012

Student Missionary

Adventist Volunteer Services- Pohnpei SDA Academy

Pohnpei, Micronesia
Developed and executed lesson plans for computer classes
Coordinated and implemented youth programs at the local church
Conducted evening health and evangelistic seminars at the College of Micronesia
Assisted with clerical work and record keeping

Activities

August 2013 - May 2014       Andrews University, Black Student Christian Forum President                                                          

-Hosted weekly campus worship events for 400-500 students and community members
-Participated in two community service events and three fundraising events
- Coordinated and created agenda items to support club goals and objects
-Successfully achieved yearly fundraising goal of $5,000
-Served as a student representative on the University's Black History Month Committee, where we organized and coordinated events throughout the month of February

Skills & Values

-Public Speaking                                       -Analytical/Research Skills
-Interpersonal Skills                                 -Leadership/Management Skills
-Multitasking & Prioritizing                    -Multicultural Sensitivity/Awareness
-Organization                                              -Dependability/Reliability/Responsibility
-Microsoft                                                     -Positive Attitude/Motivation/Energy/Passion
-Social Media Skills                                   -Professionalism/Confidentiality