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Objective

Utilizing my desire to improve, past experiences overcoming challenges, working with new people, and problem-solving to provide me with new opportunities through which I can build a future career

Work experience

Oct 2017June 2018

Behavioral Technician

Autism Learning Partners

- Assisted in designing plans for problematic behavior reduction and skills aquisition for autistic children

- Created and implemented programs to aid in cognitive and communicative development for clients, regularly adapting methods according to child's needs

- Worked 1 on 1 with families to establish rapport in order to maintain consistency in behavioral therapy inside and outside the home

- Ran programs and collected data individually during sessions and analyzed these figures monthly during routine meetings with supervisors

Mar 2015May 2017

Testing Proctor

Cal State East Bay

- Assisted in administering and proctoring standardized testing

- Checked students in and out, handed out materials, and guided students to appropriate facilities when hall proctoring

- Assign seating and ensure that students abstain from cheating

Nov 2015Dec 2016

Hostess

Black Sheep Brasserie

(transferred here from The Lexington House, same owners)

- Greeted customers and helped them to tables as part of a team of two hosts

- Used open table to organize reservations and the restaurant's layout, answered the phone

- Helped restock silverware, bus/reset/reogranized tables, and collected menus

- Worked closely with food runners, busers, servers, kitchen staff, and management to ensure all guests were served and seated in a timely fashion 

- Dealt with any conflicts between customers or staff and helped iron out the issue

- Took drink and food orders for front of house

- Stocked, refilled, and maintained bathrooms throughout the night

- Trained all new hosts since the restaurant's opening

Jul 2015Nov 2015

Hostess

The Lexington House 

- Cheerfully greeted customers, guided them to tables, and answered to phone calls

- Organized restaurant seating by hand and  maintained front of house individually

- Kept candles lit and restocked, cleaned front of house

- Helped bus, reset tables, run food to/from tables and refill waters

- Cleaned, maintained, and stocked bathrooms 

Jun 2014Oct 2014

Courtesy Clerk

Safeway Inc

- Helped customers navigate the store and responded to their needs

- Organized products on shelves and restocked wayward items

- Assisted customers with bagging groceries and carried things to the car

- Dutifully cleaned the store and retrieved carts

- Cheerfully supported other team members and trained new courtesy clerks

Jun 2011Sep 2013

Teen Tutor Volunteer

Sunnyvale Public Library

- Aided students in grades 1-5 in reading and comprehension

- Aided students in grades 6-8 with homework and test preparation 

- Helped create a promotional video for the library

- Served on and actively participated in the committee of teen volunteers to improve library programs and services

Jun 2012Aug 2012

Volunteer

Calvary Church

- Organized and participated in fun activities for Autistic and other special needs children

- Helped prepare and serve lunch for kids and volunteers

-Assigned a different special needs child every couple weeks to gain exposure working with kids on varying levels of the autistic spectrum 

Education

Sept 2017Present

Major in Chemistry/Biochemistry, Minor in Psychology 

University of California San Diego

Relevant Courses: Organic Chemistry lab, Physics, currently enrolled in Biochemistry

2.80 GPA

Jun 2014June 2017

Transfer (completed IGETC, general education)

De Anza College

Relevant Courses: General and Organic Chemistry, Ecology, Sociology, Psychology, Molecular Biology, Plant Biology, Calculus

3.43 GPA

References

Jimmy Marino (Professional)

Owner and Manager Black Sheep Brasserie and The Lexington House 408.398.6672 [email protected]

Quentin Galvin (Professional)

Manager Safeway Inc. 408.768.6340

Skills

Exposure to Children on Autistic Spectrum

Some volunteer experience, however, bulk of exposure can be attributed to growing up around my best friend's autistic brother and babysitting cousins on the spectrum 

Good Driver

Driving safely for 5 years

Working with Children

Although I've not held a professional position working with children, all of my volunteer experience has involved tutoring, organizing activities for, and working with special needs and grade-school/middle school kids

Open Table

One year of experience using and training others to use open table software for restaurant management and organization 

English

3 Years experience aiding foreign speakers to improve English skills, native English speaker

Customer Service

2 years of experience in promptly and cheerfully attending to customer's needs, questions, and concerns

Microsoft Office/Computer Skills

Experienced suing Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel