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February 2017Current

Assistant Director

Children's Village Shoreline

Connect with parents and staff and facilitate positive and supportive communication. Provide and maintain a safe and clean environment. Keep detail records. Encourage team connectedness and communication. Plan activities and events. Maintain a timely schedule and hold staff accountable to following it.

July 2016Current

Children's Ministry Director

A Seattle Church

Recruit and train volunteers, Develop plans and implement activities. Supervise classrooms and provide positive and encouraging feedback. Set-up and teardown supplies, activities and classroom areas weekly. Welcome and connect with families and children to support a welcoming and inviting environment. Connect with volunteers weekly with instructions and encouragement.

August 2016Current

Volunteer Coordinator

Vision House: Shoreline

Plan out activities and environment so that its friendly, welcoming, inviting and organized. Provide direction and supervision with volunteers. Foresee and manage difficult behaviors and situations, Connect and build relationships. Attend monthly meeting to develop strategy and connectedness.

August 2016February 2017

Nanny

 organized daily activities, maintained a clean and safe environment. Communicated effectively with others and practiced problem solving and critical thinking daily to achieve tasks.

Aug 2014July 2016

Creating Caring Communities Team Memeber

The Hignell Companies

Caring communities is a program at several apartment complexes that reaches out to their residents and creates a community at the complex. We create monthly calendars that have four community events to encourage people to come and meet their neighbors. We help support and encourage our neighbors

Aug 2015Dec 2015

Administration Internship

Chico Christian Preschool

Administration Developed and explored the facets of nonprofit funding Assessed the dynamics of philosophy Evaluated the similarities and differences of licensing requirements for non­profit and for profit centers Engaged in staff interactions Interacted with current families attending the center and incoming families Received training in staff development and the hiring process

Jul 2013July 2016

Preschool and Infant Teacher

Chico Christian Preschool

Created and implemented curriculum and activities. Oversaw and cared for infant’s needs. Attended bi­yearly staff meetings and trainings. Engaged families in conversation in order to build strong relationships. Provided a safe and supportive environment for children and families. Created a classroom that was culturally sensitive and appropriate. Supported and encouraged fellow co-­workers.

Jan 2011Jun 2013

Preschool Teacher

Mission Avenue Preschool

Cared for and taught ages infant to twelve. Created and implemented curriculum. Supported and encouraged other staff. Engaged families in conversation and facilitated teacher­ family relationships. Organized cleaning and closing down of the center. Oversaw and encouraged volunteers and interns. Provided a safe and supportive environment for children and families. Created a classroom that was culturally sensitive and appropriate

Nov 2010Jun 2013

Waitress and Entertainer

Sacramento River Train

Created and enthusiastically portrayed a character. Engaged children and families in activities and games. Provided a fun family environment. Supported and encourage other co­workers

Education

Aug 2013Dec 2015

Bachloers of Science Degree in Child Development

California State University: Chico

Courses and Training

  • Adult Supervision in Child Care Programs 
  • Administration of Child Development Programs
  • Staff and Family Relations
  • Prenatal and Infant Development
  • Children with Special Needs
  • Methods of Inquiry in Child Development
  • Observational Techniques
  • Marriage and Family 
  • Biology of Childhood
  • Child Development
  • Adolescent Development
  • Child and adolescent psychology
  • Children in a changing world
  • Developmental appropriate curriculum for children
  • CPR and First Aid Training

References

James Richey- Vision House Facility Director

Jamesr@vision-house.org

253.569.2953

Angela Morales-Social Worker at Vision House 

253.737.9372

Deborah Rowe- Children's Ministry and Outreach Director A Seattle Church

214.734.6954

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