Jamaica 55 Conference – Day of Service Projects

Area Description Volunteers Needed Project Lead
Health Community Health Fair (St. Thomas)· Blood pressure screening

· Nutritional screening and counseling

· Diabetes screening

· Vision screening

· Physicians· Nurses· Social workers

· Psychiatrists

· Ancillary personnel.

· Claudette Powell, RN· Jamaica Nurses Group of New York
Health Nurses Professional Development(Location TBD)· Two specialty trained nurses from the US will be providing training sessions at a hospital or school of nursing. · Experienced Nurses · Claudette Powell, RN· Jamaica Nurses Group of New York
Special Education Autism Management(Location TBD)For Educators, Parents, Caregivers

· Functional Behavioral Assessments

· Habitualization

· Gradual desensitization

· Special Education Teachers· Other Support Volunteers · Melanie Gooden Baker· Elaine Powell, JET UK

 

CrimeIntervention Community Policing(Location TBD) · Law Enforcement Personnel· Other Support Volunteers · Rupert Francis· Crime Intervention & Prevention Task Force
Education RoboticsJamaica College · Robotics Experts· Other Support Volunteers · John Warren, JMED· Marcia Clarke, JMED· Dr. Hansel Fletcher, Loma Linda University
Youth Entrepreneurship Youth Day(Location TBD)This youth day session will give young people a realistic idea of what it truly takes to become a successful entrepreneur. Jamaican youth entrepreneurs will share stories of their ventures and representatives from support Programs will explain support resources available. · Youth Volunteers with Entrepreneurship experience· Other Support Volunteers · Tianna Thomas· Grace Kennedy Birthright Program
YouthForum Youth Forum(Location TBD)Format being developed · All Youth Volunteers Welcome · Akelia Lawrence· Matthew Robinson· Scherie Murray
Agriculture Farm DayClarendonHelp establish a one and a half acre farm for a Children’s home in Clarendon · All lovers of Agriculture & Foreign Farmers welcome · Kimone Gooden

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