Kamille Oliveira is inspired to give back to the Newark/Essex County community from which she hails. She is a social worker and obtained a Master of Social Work from Rutgers University with a specialization in Management and Policy. Improving systems, advancing equity and inclusion, and uplifting urban communities and vulnerable populations are key to Kamille’s desire to impact the quality of life for others.
Kamille’s substantial professional experience in childcare and the non-profit sector advances Schumann Fund’s initiatives while promoting empowerment and wellness for children and families. Kamille previously worked as a Program Specialist at Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey. In this capacity, she partnered with parents, caregivers, and community stakeholders in diverse ways sought to address community needs related to the health and education of children and teen parents. Monitoring, evaluation, and analysis of service delivery and outcomes, and data management of trainings that promoted community resilience are additional facets of meaningful work Kamille offered through this agency.
Kamille is certified in Latino Initiatives for Service, Training, and Assessment (LISTA-Rutgers School of Social Work), demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the experiences and needs of Latino communities and the ability to provide culturally informed and responsive services to Latino populations. She is also certified in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace by the University of South Florida and Human Services Management through The Network for Social Work Management.
Driven by gratitude and the act of giving back, Kamille has volunteered as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Coastal and Northern New Jersey. She was raised in Newark’s Ironbound community and graduated from Technology High School in Newark. Kamille is fluent in her native language, Portuguese, and has professional working proficiency in Spanish.