Jenelle Bazil-Charles

Position: Community Engagement Manager

Jenelle joins the BUILD NYC team with years of experience in youth development and non-profit. As a former Community Engagement Coordinator, she facilitated overall volunteer training for mentors in the New York City area, conducted research about the recruitment of individuals in the Central Brooklyn area, this includes community canvassing and digital research, led overall volunteer recruitment events, and served as a liaison to maintain collaborative relations with community partners.

She is excited to join BUILD NYC and transition into volunteer mentor management to build a high-performing volunteer workforce to serve our students. Jenelle is also a career mentor coach to first-generation college students, as well as a community advocate with a strong interest in education and public safety. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and volunteering. Jenelle holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Virginia State University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Pace University.



1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right


- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

Follow positioning format Above

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