Menue is exceptionally well organized and a resourceful professional with more than six years’ experience in advocacy, voluntarism and youth development with solid background in event planning and management, Information Technology and community mobilization. Menue has excellent analytical and problem solving skills and able to handle multiple projects while producing high quality work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
Menue Bainda, is a citizen of Liberia, West Africa. He is pursuing BBA degree in Management and is expected to graduate in 2020 from the United Methodist University, Liberia. Menue is a 2019 Accountability Lab Incubator fellow, a 2018 fellow of the Peace Not Pieces Fellowship, iBuild Africa and a 2017 fellow of YPLSA. Menue received a certificate in Campaign Planning and Political Leadership from NAYMOTE Liberia and in that same year, Menue received certificate in Campaign Strategy from Actionaid Global Platform Ghana. Additionally, Menue Bainda earned certificate in voluntarism and Advocacy from the United Nations Volunteers in 2016, certificates in advance ICTs courses from iLab Liberia, Cheale Vocational Training Institute and other renown IT institutions.
Job wise, Menue worked with many institutions as volunteer and Intern. Some as follows: Active Case Finder, (UNDP and Ministry of Health,) Social Media Reporter, (Association of African University), Crisis Mapper and Data Entry Clerk (iLab Liberia), Communications Intern(Millennium Challenge Account Liberia), Media and Communications Director (Millennium Stars Youth Development Program). ICT Trainer (Actionaid Liberia Youth Agriculture Project) and Communications Manager (United Methodist University Volunteer Movement).
As Executive Director of Volunteers Hub Liberia, Menue is responsible for the overall management of the organization and all aspects of the organization’s operations. This primarily involves the supervision and coordination of a Senior Management Team and volunteers. Key responsibilities include, but are not restricted to: 1) Resource development and maintenance, 2) Operation and program planning, 3) Community and public relations, 4) HR management, 5) liaison to the Board of Directors, and 6) Fiscal management.
Menue Bainda is seeking professional career in humanitarian work, working in a challenging environment, where there is potential for growth and development and utilizing his knowledge and skills effectively and efficiently.
His awards include;
- Global Goodwill Ambassador (2019), Global Goodwill Ambassadors
- Peace Ambassador (2018), iBuild Africa, Tunisia
- Special Organizer Recognition (2017), AYEESummit/YOCEL
- Special Taskforce Recognition (2016) , United Nations Volunteers
- Outstanding Volunteer (2016), United Methodist University Volunteer Movement
- Young Peace Ambassador (2016), Young Ambassador of Peace Liberia
- Active Case Finder Volunteer Recognition (2015), MOH/UNDP
- Ebola Task Force Volunteer Recognition (2014), iLab Liberia
Kou Amelia Dahn is a senior student of the Mother Patern College of Health Sciences. Her field of study is in Social Work. She is a Liberian, born and grew up in Kakata, Margibi County. As a female with passion for leadership, advocacy and community services at age 15, she started volunteering her services with reputable institutions in Kakata City and Liberia at large, which include, Liberian National Red Cross Society (LNRCS), Ministry of Youth & Sports, Liberian Youth Network formerly called Margibi Youth Network and also founding member of said institution, Right to Play, Federation of Liberian Youth (FLY), UNMIL community outreach, Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia, among others.
She successfully worked with Save the Children International and the Margibi County Health Team on a project called, Educating and Protecting Vulnerable Children in Family settings where she was able to document and reunified more than 1,500 children within their family. She worked with the Margibi County Health Team during the fight against Ebola epidemic in Liberia as a Social Worker, where she works closely with affected families, Survivors, and Orphans of Ebola. She worked with the Survivors to found the Survivors Network in Margibi County. She also worked with Youth in Action for Capacity Building (YMCA) to placed 80 Orphans in school.
As Program Director, Kou is responsible and accountable for the overall development, implementation and management of all VHL programs.
• Computer knowledge (Microsoft)
• Community Entrance and Mobilizations
• Interpersonal communication skill
• Work independently as well as in team
• Willingness to learn new skills and implement skills learned
• Report writing
Emmanuel Trokon Johnson is a youth development worker pursuing a BSc degree in Agricultural from the University of Liberia. Through his passion to help his peers identify their talents and reach their full potentials, he has volunteered with many Organizations and is still volunteering with several L-NGOS and I-NGOS. He is currently volunteering at Youth Alliance for life Skills, Inc. as Director of Program, Volunteers Hub Liberia, IsrAid Liberia/The Israel international Humanitarian Forum, as community entry liaison, Young African Gender Equality and End Stereotypes Initiative as Gender and stereotypes Ambassador. Johnson has received Social work trainings from many NGOs and at the same time volunteered with them. Some of these NGOs are: The Norwegian Refugee Council, The SGBV crime unit at the Minister of Justice Community empowerment project etc. Being in the classroom for the last eight (8) years, Johnson has served in many positions ranging from classroom teacher, career coach, to administrator. Since 2010 to present, JET has molded the minds of his pupils into becoming professionals and responsible Global citizens.
He has participated in several certificates as well as intensive non-certificate trainings. Currently, he He is a holder of several academic and non-academic credentials: “c” certificate in pedagogy/Child Development Education from the LEAD teachers Training Program in 2013, certificate in computer science from the 842 computer training institute, certificate in strategic planning from the Annual Youth Leadership Forum, certificate of Ambassadorship from YAGEES, certificate of participation in a Teachers’ development and refresher workshop at the Faimo Christian Academy, certificate from IsrAid-liberia as community GBV mobilizer, certificate of participation in ” The Game of Life” at MIFALOT, Certificate of ministerial and Leadership training from the End-time Glory Training Center, Liberia chapter, Certificate of Achievement in Biblical Training From the kingdom Institute of Ministries and professional studies.
As M&E Director, he is responsible for designing and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities for different initiatives of VHL by ensuring there is a reliable, up-to-date database of information of all program work and is responsible for the timely and accurate production of all project reports