Cande Baker


Science, Technology, Engineering, Problem Solving, Volunteering. Bowling, Horseback Riding, Good Music, Good Movies, small gatherings around food and a fellowship of  long time friends celebrating life with serenity.


YWCA, Helena, MT 2002-2004

WFBC Woodstock, GA 2004-2006

AmeriCorps Alumni 2004-2014


To obtain meaningful work and problem solve for both individuals and businesses.

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 1977 - Present


Variety of Employers

1977 Worked for local Helenair News Paper on a paper route. 

1979 Worked on the Berger Farm on and off over the summers, and part time as a waitress.

1980 Worked at  Western Container Corp. a plastic PET bottle manufacturing plant 

1986 Worked part time at  the Big Spring Herald,  and full time Howard Junior College, moved to WA state.

1989 Worked for the East Side Journal, (aka American Journal, Bellevue Washington) ad copy compositor

1992 Worked for Sears Automotive ( Lube-tech and Tires)

1996 Worked at Pacific Strapping Co. Was injured on the job 1996/ disabled in 1998. Rehab1996-2000.

2001 Worked for YWCA Helena, MT as building maintenance coordinator and Tech Support under AmeriCorps National Service supporting their robotics pilot program. Graduated first year with honors.

2001- Present Worked variety of office jobs, administrative assistant, copy writing, tech support. Short term P/T work were I am able to stop as needed, attend or not attend depending on my physical and emotional condition.

Aug 1977 - Present

Work history To current date

A summary of All Work

1977-78              Paper Route

1979-80             Farm Work (grain truck driver)

1980-1990         Machine Operator/Mechanic /Advertising Rep,. (variety of employers)

1990-1999         Machine Operator/Independent Artist/ Injured Worker

2000-2014          Unemployed/ Volunteer/ Home and Office Tech Support/ 

2014-present     Independent contracting, copy writing or work from home to accommodate my limitations.




Adjuster Academy of Texas

Study and testing on several varieties of insurance polices, laws of insurance, the history of insurance, and several policy examples along with detailed explanations of the laws, scenarios, and necessary information to take and pass a test. Passing with a 91%. I Received a certificate acknowledging my passing the required pre-license exam, qualifying me to apply for a license in the "All Lines" insurance adjusting category of licenses in the state of Texas through the Texas Department of Insurance.

Feb 1987 - Oct 1989

No Degree

Howard Junior College

Major in Art, Minor in English Literature. Two years no degree. Went to work for local paper. Big Spring Herald, in Advertsing 1988-89


Jun 2014 - Jun 2016

Licensed Adjuster

Texas Department of Insurance
Apr 2014 - Apr 2015

Texas All Lines Pre-Licensing Course

Jun 2003 - Jun 2004

Montana Technology Certificate

AmeriCorps National Service
Apr 2004 - Jun 2004

Certificate of Appreciation

YWCA Helena MT


Western Container Corp1980