Alvina Reynolds

Alvina Reynolds

Alvina Reynolds

Candidate

Babonneau

A Strong Woman Who Cares for Babonneau

A qualified social worker who has been a pillar in her church and community. Alvina Reynolds continues to inspire the youth and provide leadership through the various initiatives she has founded. A strong willed woman with the character and personality to lead is ready to work towards the social development of her country.

She has been Family, when SUPPORT was needed
Teacher when KNOWLEDGE was needed
Leader and organiser when the COMMUNITY needed DIRECTION
Counsellor and motivatator – when GUIDANCE was needed
ALVINA has been constructing the foundation of our community
Now LEADERSHIP is needed: Our YOUTH, WOMEN, FAMILIES, COMMUNITIES, and NATION are in CRISIS.

Work Experience

Health and Family Life Specialist (Consultant)
Ministry of Health-St. Lucia under the World Bank
and Government of St. Lucia HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Project.
(September 2006 – September 2008)

Duties: Facilitate life skills HIV and AIDS Education workshops with
primary and secondary school teachers, students and parents.
Design and implement Abstinence Education Campaign among Grade Six students.
Conduct HIV and AIDS Community Outreach
Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT).

National United Nations Volunteer
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Project Assistant – Health & Family Life
Ministry of Education – St. Lucia
(March 2002 – August 2004)

Duties: Curriculum Design, Development and Implementation,
Monitoring and Evaluation in Life Skills based Health and Family Life Education.
Development and delivery of Parenting Workshops. Conducted teacher training workshops in Effective Classroom Management

Government of St. Lucia
Attached to Bocage Secondary School
Teacher of Health & Family Life & Guidance Counsellor
(September 1997 – March 2002)

Attached to Fond Assau Primary School
Teacher
(September 1989 – July 1995)

Voluntary Work

Community Worker:
Facilitated Workshops for Youth and Adults in Life Skills, Anger & Conflict Management, Effective Communication and Self Esteem
Conducted Community Outreach in HIV and AIDS Prevention Education

Qualifications

Master of Arts (Merit) International Social Work and Community Development (MA): University of East London. 2005
Bachelor of Philosophy in Education (BPhil.): University of Birmingham, UK. 1997
Certificate in Teacher Education (Cert. Ed.): University of the West Indies. 1991

Additional Qualifications

2007 HIV and AIDS Voluntary Counselling and Testing and Group Education (VCT)
2001 Certificate in Critical Incident Stress Management (Basic)
2000 Family and Art Therapy (Certificate)
1999 Counselling Traumatised Persons (Certificate)
1993 How to Talk to Youth about HIV and AIDS (Certificate)
1992 Curriculum Orientation and Implementation (Certificate)

Education

2004 – 2005 University of East London
1995 – 1997 University of Birmingham
1989 – 1991 University of the West Indies through Sir Arthur Lewis Community College
1980 – 1985 Castries Comprehensive Secondary School