Offie Wortham

Freelance Annual Report Writer & Article Writer

3243
Location:Montpelier, Vermont, United States
Phone: 8024793339
Website: http://transculturalawareness.blogspot.com/
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/offiewortham
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
OFFIE C. WORTHAM
125 Vermont Route 100C
Johnson, Vermont 05656

802-479-3339 • E-mail: itxinc@yahoo.com

Data Source Researcher with ability to locate funding sources for public and private agencies:

? Coordinated the submission of grant applications for 160 youth-serving agencies in the city of Philadelphia to prevent duplication of services as Director of Planning for Youth Services.
? Conducted city-wide workshop for 40 non-profit agencies in Philadelphia to advise them on how to avoid the ten most common mistakes when applying for a grant.
? Administered focus groups of foundation executives in Atlanta to help them better understand the needs and concerns of applicants in the not-for-profit sector.
? Researched and created model supportive services program for the College Board, Rockefeller Foundation and Ford Foundation for elite colleges enrolling non-traditional students.
? Devised nation’s first Crises Intervention Network in Philadelphia to reduce gang violence and hostility. Worked with LEAA to get a $100,000 grant for the model program.

Grant and Proposal Writer with over 30 years of writing experience:

? As treasurer for Pete Seeger’s Sloop Club in Beacon, NY for three years wrote more than ten proposals to foundations for maintenance on our ship, The Woody Guthie, and for general upkeep of the building.
? Visited Scotland Yard to research an idea on how to predict where burglaries would occur by a computer. With a $10,000 grant hired a programmer to write a program that was implemented in Philadelphia that reduced the burglary rate by 20%.
? Presently working as a volunteer with The Encampment For Citizenship raising funds for 2013 project.
FORMAL EDUCATION
Ph.D. Higher Education Administration/Interracial Education, Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio
MA Community Psychology/Counseling, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
BA International Relations/Political Science, San Francisco State University
A.A. Liberal Arts, San Francisco City College
A.S. Computer Technology, IBM Apprenticeship and Dutchess Community College
Physics Major for two years at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio
RECENT PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
Johnson State College, Johnson, VT ………..……………………………….….…….………....... 2008 – 2010
• Adjunct Professor in Psychology and Sociology
TransCultural Awareness Institute© …………………………………………..………..…….… 1998 - Present
• Consultant to organizations developing multicultural, trans-cultural and affirmative action programs.
• Telephone counseling for individuals requesting psychotherapy.
• Grant Source Researcher, proposal and grant writer, business plan development.

Blog: http://transculturalawareness.blogspot.com/