Amber Garlaska-Prevost

Administrative Assistant

Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Jan 2010

Administrative Assistant

Roosevelt House, Inc

Administrator at a Transitional Living Facility for girls that were removed from there home by the state. Overall responsibilities include as follows:

  • Ten employees were under my direction
  • Twenty eight girls ranging in ages from 2-17 were under my care
  • Accounts payable 
  • Accounts receiving
  • Prepared time sheets weekly for CPA to do payroll
  • Scheduling employees 
  • Scheduling training for employees for certifications required by the state
  • Scheduling medical, dentist, and therapy appointments for all the children
  • Prepared financial reports quarterly for the Board of Directors to review
  • Met with the state for unannounced and announced visits for inspections and reviews
  • Dispensed medication
  • Key holder to both facilities (permanent placement and emergency placement) 
  • Prepared and maintained all records for every child placed and every employee hired. These records were reviewed by the state on announced visits from the state.
  • Reviewed axis records for children admitted to the facility
  • Admissions and Discharges under the direction of the Director of the facilities
  • Transported the children to and from school and appointments if the caregivers could not do so.
  • Maintained the ratio as the state required 5:1 for children over the age of 5 and 4:1 if the child is under the age of 5.
  • Help the Director write the Policies and Procedures Handbook for the facility.
Aug 2000 - Oct 2000

Assistant Manager Trainee

Olympia Sports

Training to manage my own store and responsibilities include as follows

  • Key Holder
  • Merchandising
  • Scheduling 
  • Time Keeper
  • Freight
  • Two sixteen hour shifts required weekly 
  • Cash deposits
  • Register balancing
  • Customer Service and Sales 

1998 - 2000

Assistant Manager

Hibbett Sports

Assisted Manager with store responsibilities

  • Key Holder
  • Scheduling
  • Merchandising
  • Cash deposits
  • Register Balancing
  • Freight
  • Customer Service and Sales
1996 - 1998

Sales Associate 

Stage Stores INC (Bealls)

Customer Service and Sales

Education

Education
Jun 2013 - Present

Cosmetology

Southeast Texas Career Institute
Aug 1996 - May 2000

Diploma

Spurger High School

Skills

Skills

Efficient in Microsoft Office (Access,Exell,Outlook) Efficient in Quicken Books

Certifications

Certifications
2009 - 2010

FIrst Aid and First Response

Priority One
First aid certificate is for adults and infants
Jan 2009 - Jan 2010

Psychotrophic Medication

Educated on mood stabilizers and anti-depressants and their side effects. Also educated on how to dispense properly and count medication at the end of the day. This certificate is to be renewed annually.
Jan 2009 - Jan 2010

Short Personal Restraint & Emergency Behavior

Dan Howell CEO at Tae Kwon Do Studios
Train how to restrain a child if they are trying to harm themselves or someone else. This certificate is required to be renewed every six months.
2009 - 2010

Early Childhood Development and Activities

Educated on how to help a child develop intellectually or help a child that is behind in development