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Jesse G. Gibson

10 New York Street Worcester, MA, 01603, 508-405-5008

  • Leading through strategy planning by using great and effective multi-task skills.

  •  Policy making with strong organization development skills

  •  Language of operation, (Ms. Word, windows, Excel, Power point), and fluency in French as my second language.

  •  Ability to provide Suicide counseling

  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills

  •  Timely Confident, Diplomacy and accuracy Reporting.

  •  Skillful at presenting extensive as well as intensive data to various kinds of people from all background and nationalities.

  •  Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities, and meet challenging and changing deadlines


  • Doctor of Ministry- Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA                                                                                                                                                                         July 2019

    • Relevant Coursework: Evaluating Discipleship Program Effectiveness of Liberian Churches in Worcester, Massachusetts.

  • Master of Divinity, (M. Div.) Luther Rice University, Lithonia, GA                                                                                                                                                      May 2014

    •  Relevant Coursework- Advance strategic planning.

  • Bachelor of Arts Religion, (BA), Luther Rice University, Lithonia, GA                                                                                                                                                May 2011

    • Relevant coursework- Crisis and Trauma Counseling

  • Diploma of French Studies, University of Abidjan, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire                                                                                                                                         June 1992

    •  Relevant Coursework: Expression de l'écrit en langue française.

  • Special Training • Certificate: Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Post-Vention, UMBC,                                                                                                                    Dec. 2018


Head Coach Main South Boys Varsity/Girls JV Soccer Team, Worcester Public School, Worcester, MA 2017- 20

• Create & implement a high quality soccer training programs to achieve both team & individual objectives for athletes.

• Ascertain an open two-way communication between athletes and guardians to ensure that set goals are met.

• Maintain a comprehensive understanding of training equipment and methodologies and ensure that they are maintained on a regular basis.

• Develop and implement core soccer strategies and instruct team members about strategic plays and moves.

• Interact with soccer athletes as a mentor and educator in a bid to gain their confidence and understand their individual personalities.

• Assess athletes’ skills, monitor players during competition, practice sessions and record athletic performance.

• Administer CPR and First Aid by following established procedures in the event of injury or sickness.

• Model appropriate behavior and maintain suitable conduct towards athletes, officials and spectators.

• Arrange for equipment, supplies and uniforms from the sport Director office and distribute to players as required.

Preventive Health Outreach Educator, International Rescue Committee, Worcester, MA                                                                                                                                      2004-2005

• Developed culturally appropriate health education and curriculum.

• Facilitate health education classes for youth, women and children.

• Coordinated programs, health activities of interest among youth.

• With community outreach, and oversaw the day–to-day activities clients.

• Attend leadership training and workshops.

• Plan and conduct workshops which broader knowledge on various health issues.

• Advocate resources for needy clients. Advocate for health and wellness needs of clients.

Program Director Universal Human Rights International Boston, MA                                                                                                                                                                      2001-2003

• Conduct research on post War Trauma • Provided Crisis and Trauma counseling to refugees and Asylees

• Facilitated integration of African refugees/Asylees Immigrants into the community.

• Initiating, and conducting of clients orientation programs.

• Initiate screening, counseling, legal, and assistance to French & English speaking clients.

• Developed social activities among French & English speaking refugee, asylums.

• Maintaining follow-up program to meet the immediate needs of clients.

• Attended conferences and workshops to keep update of new development

• Maintain client records & prepare quarterly reports

Conference Liaison officer, Training Department Joint Africa Institute, (JAI) Abidjan, d’Ivoire,                                                                                                                                   2000

(JAI) Established jointly by the African Development Bank, IMF and World Bank.

• Coordinated, managed administrative and conference activities.

• Participated in scheduling participants’ hotel booking and meeting their emergency needs

. • Maintained accurate documentation and setup of seminar training equipment.

• Provided excellent administrative skills in setting-up different conferences.

• Coordinated seminars, workshops, annual meetings, loan, setting up of computers & training equipment.

• Prepared power point presentation for the facilitators of conferences.

• Participated in power point presentation of French and English speaking conferences

Technician Workshop African Development Bank (AFDB), Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire                                                                                                                                           1992-1996 • Received students’ applications for AFDB/Japan Fellowship Program.

• Participated in the selection process of the candidates.

• Provided logistics in the AFDB Annual symposiums/conferences.

• Supervised the setting-up of computers, & other seminar training equipment.

• Supervised the distribution of all seminars, workshops, & annual meetings’ documents. Coordinated AFDB departmental, training material in French & English.

• Communications meeting scheduling and administration.


Member of CABH: Coalition Against Bias and Hate of Worcester County                                                                                                                                                          2015- Present

• City of Worcester Municipal Government.

• Participated in Community Dialogues of Race Advocate, support the impacted by acts of bias & hate.

• Educated the entire community about negative influence of bias and hate.

• Attend meetings and committee

•Definitions of hate crimes (federal, state, county, local) and how they interact with each other within our jurisdiction.

Team lead: Ebola Crisis Response Committee Liberian Association of Worcester County                                                                                                                                              2014/15

• Liaise the humanitarian team to community leaders, donors

• Organize ordinate committee meetings with community leaders and donors.

• Organize funds rising activities that raised about $1.7 million (USD) as part of support for the West African countries that was effect by Ebola.

• Attend Committee meeting and Negotiate with donors.

• Raise awareness of the Ebola Crises in the community.

• Help support the victims’ family through counseling and material support.

• Facilitate counseling sessions with individual.

Co-Chair, Citizens Advisory Council: City of Worcester Municipal Government.                                                                                                                                                     2013-2019 • Attend CAC Business, regular and call Meetings.

• Work as team player to publicize, as widely as possible throughout the community, vacancies on 32 municipal boards commissions and advisory committees.

• Actively recruits nominees for the various board commissions, accepts all applications, and submits recommendations for appointments to the City Manager.

• Actively seeks at all times, to open up the process of appointment to all social, economic, racial and ethnic groups residing in the City of Worcester.

• Work with members to attain members on municipal boards to reflects the ethnic diversity of the community among the different nationalities.

Member, Worcester Clergy Police Community Partnership.                                                                                                                                                                                  2012-Present

• Responsible to integrate various African Clergy into the partnership.

• Developed programs and organize the African Cultural Community Summit for 2012.

• Prepared, disseminate reports and other relevant information among the clergy.

• Attend Worcester African Clergy/ Worcester Police Partnership monthly meeting.

• Research to connect Worcester and the Immigrant communities in Worcester.


Senior Pastor Throne of Grace Ministries, Dorchester, MA                                                                                                                                                                                  2011- Present

• Preach and teach the inerrant word of God with clarity

• Developing Christian appropriate spiritual growth education and curriculum

• Provide spiritual leadership & vision to the congregation, • Ability to provide Suicide counseling

• Equip the church members for Christian service to each other & reaching the un-churched, with love.

• Meet the needs of the congregation through effective administrative oversight.

• Develop an excellent mission plans in accordance with the great mission.

• Develop vision, communicate it to church staff members, leadership & congregation

• Develop a preaching schedule and teaching methods that inspire and challenge spiritual growth in the congregation as well as engage and attract those exploring Christianity

• Officiate at special services and ceremonies

• Coordinate cross cultures community fellowship and meetings

Senior Pastor, New Hope Congregational Church, Mattapan, MA                                                                                                                                                                              2006-2011

• Provided counseling services that meet the needs of each congregation members.

• Developing Christian appropriate spiritual growth education and curriculum

• Provided spiritual leadership and vision to the congregation,

• Equipped the church members for Christian service to each other and reaching the un-churched, through home cell ministries.

• Meet the needs of the congregation through effective administrative oversight

• Developed an excellent mission plans in accordance with great mission.

• Developed and communicate the vision for the church to staff members, leadership and congregation.

• Developed a preaching schedule and teaching methods that inspire and challenge spiritual growth in the congregation as well as engage and attract those exploring Christianity

• Coordinate cross cultures community fellowship and meetings

Inter’l Students Coordinator, Baptist Campus Ministries, Jefferson State College, Birmingham, AL                                                                                                                               2001

• Developed materials on smart goal that help students achieve their goals.

• Established and maintain an outreach Ministry among international students.

• Coordinate a weekly Bible study and prayer meeting among the international students.

• Follow-up with international students and help finding solution to their immediate needs.

• Integrate international students into the existing Baptist Campus Ministries program.

Director of prayer Ministry, (Home Cell), International Protestant Church of Abidjan                                                                                                                                           1995–2000

• Established a prayer groups in homes of church’s members for weekly prayer meeting.

• Conducted leadership workshops and used the opportunity as an outreach tools.

• Supervised the activities of the leaders placed over each home cell group.

• Lead a Sunday morning intercession prayer and submit monthly report to the senior pastor

• Hold Weekly fast and prayer meeting as needed

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