Work History

Work History
Jul 2015 - Present

Safety Instructor and Trainer

The American Red Cross
Fort Collins, CO Safety Instructor and Trainer American Red Cross Health and Safety instructors are an elite group of professionals who teach valuable lifesaving skills in their communities, schools and businesses Provides high quality, superior instruction, while providing necessary reports and managing/cleaning equipment Customer service oriented Ability to communicate course material in a clear and understandable manner Comfortable using online, web-based technology to submit payroll time-cards, access course related training documents and for regular communication Demonstrates analytical and critical thinking skills
Jul 2014 - Apr 2015

Volunteer Coordinator

Americorps Vista Reading Partners
Denver, CO Volunteer Coordinator Implemented a volunteer campaign format, designed specifically for the Denver region Worked with over 705 students across 13 schools which results in more than 800 tutors reporting they feel supported, engaged and empowered by Reading Partners Increased volunteer recruitment core by 40 percent and thus exceeded the number national headquarters originally projected Conducted volunteer outreach by reaching out to over 40 different organizations Coordinated over 5 of events with community members ranging in attendance from 2 to over 200 Maintained existing partnerships and was the liaison to over 20 community groups Initiated the use of a survey and used the constructive feedback to establish and improve new ways to improve volunteer retention and recruitment process allowing myself to Created an annual tutor appreciation calendar of events Developed new and creative outreach methods as well as written templates Meticulously updated volunteer and donator records in Salesforce Served volunteers by providing excellent customer service Taught tutor training courses open to general public
Jun 2014 - Apr 2015

Civil Servant

AmeriCorps VISTA Alumni
as Civil Servant to America Initiated a strong focus on the mobilization of community resources, the transference of skills to community residents, and the expansion of the capacity of community-based and grassroots organizations to solve local problems Eliminated and alleviated poverty and local poverty-related problems(i.e. combated illiteracy) Encouraged and enabled persons from all walks of life, all geographical areas, and all age groups to perform meaningful and constructive volunteer service Initiated change by leading by example as well as through direction, delegation, motivation and inspiration Excelled in serving with and partnering with diverse racial, religious ethnic, cultural, and geographic regions Underwent rigorous training thus proving an ability to learn new concepts and skills quickly Gained an acute understanding of the responsibility that comes with being accountable for one's own actions, the actions of team members, and individual as well as collective results
May 2013 - Jul 2014

Campaign Director

Grassroots Campaigns
Penn Environment: Philadelphia Campaign Director Developed an acute attention to detail through data entry Recruited supporters via marketing online strategies, canvassing and fundraising Developed and monitored a staff of 10 to 20 people in their progress and consumer relations Interviewed and hired new staff members Focused on organizational development and conceptualized vital goals for numerous campaigns Implemented new campaign ideas which worked within a tight budget Ability to upsell products/services and secure repeat clients Develop, schedule and managed all internal and external promotional events and marketing efforts Revenue forecasting
Sep 2013 - Jul 2014


Peace Corps
Ukraine TEFL educator; orchestrated community development Shared resources and collaborated with local teachers on lesson plans, disciplinary measures, co teaching strategies and new student based learning methods Facilitated a regional teaching seminar based on classroom disciplinary techniques, their overall effectiveness and the comparison of student punishment in Ukraine versus America Evaluated seminar's effectiveness encompassing 30 English teachers in attendance Hosted 3 English clubs every week which engaged students of all age groups and skill levels Collaborated on HIV/AIDS training for school's staff; over 30 participants in attendance
Jun 2011 - Sep 2012

Avalon Academy

Avalon Academy
Prepared and judged Olympiad, a region-wide English competition Organized a sustainable pen pal program in which Ukrainian and American students write letters back and forth to each other Suwon, South Korea TEFL, TOFEL educator Obtained U.S. federal background check clearance Organized lesson plans, taught TOFEL and NEAT exam prep courses Improved students' English by facilitating their listening, writing, speaking and critical thinking skills from beginner to advanced levels Collaborated with other English teachers in order to provide students with progress assessments and better address the learning needs of individual students
May 2009 - Aug 2009

Public Relations Intern

The World Wildlife Fund
Washington, D.C. Public Relations Intern Created, updated and organized profiles for over 40 various supporters(i.e. donors) Compiled an extensive media list based on social networking sites and news outlets Created a media clip-book data basing WWF's partnership with the Coca-Cola corporation Updated and managed the layout, format and content of WWF's website Rebranded WWF's online image/layout to appeal to a younger audience
Sep 2008 - Apr 2009

Product Representative

Red Bull Corporation
Pittsburgh, PA Promotional Product Representative Organized over 10 promotional events and attended over 40 for marketing purposes Kept inventory records Pursued new consumer demographics Sought out creative and cost effective advertising outlets



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