- Waialua HI
Spending long hours watching over and interacting with a four year old. Three days a week picking up child from school and once a week spending the entire day with them. Occasionally spending a weekend watching over the child while parents were working. Applying early childhood teaching techniques and encouraging imaginative play as learned skills from past occupations. Preparing shared meals, doing the dishes, folding laundry, taking child on trips around the city visiting museums/parks/farms/national monuments/zoos, and establishing a trusting bond with the child while the parents were away. Also communicating with the parents on a regular basis via email, cell phone, and text to send pictures of their child and inform them of our whereabouts.
Acted as a primary farmers market representative for the brand while operating three Portland, Oregon Farmers Markets. Responsibilities included: set up and tear down of vendor site, interacting with interested consumers, city locals and passersby, serving samples while informing consumers of ingredients and creation process, and working with an iPad/Square monetary platform for card and cash handling. Also working as a direct distributor of juices in café locations. Efficiently assembling ingredients, cleaning and preparing produce for juicing, marking and cycling out produce to maintain a food safe atmosphere, preparing juices/smoothies/soups/nut butters, meanwhile interacting with customers, maintaining and cleaning of industrial food preparation equipment (juicers, blenders, steamers, nut, and wheat-grass presses) and general store environment, while operating an iPad/Square for cash and card transactions. Delivering cleanse packages to customer's homes as well as wholesale distributors in a timely and friendly fashion.
Oversaw the sales success of store 409 by examining business drivers and developing an action plan to ensure growth through training of new hires and retraining of sales associates skills. Training included how to approach customers, determining their needs, showing products to effectively fulfill their needs, and linking to other areas of potential interest. Day to day job duties included: hands on demonstrations and selling of numerous forms of body, hair, and skin care, performing in-store demonstrations of products on customer's faces, feet and hands, giving one-on-one support to sales associates, and developing plans for their development within the business to aid in their success. Working independently in a team-oriented atmosphere. Responsible for planning, executing, and monitoring private parties. Duties included: opening and closing the store(counting registers, recording the days monetary goals and successes, inventory control and stocking the store), making and receiving product orders for the business, and ensuring the store meets visual marketing expectations. Also directly responsible for assisting the store manager in identifying and addressing new needs of the business.
Oversaw classrooms of 10-20+ infant to preschool aged children. As a team, providing a secure and loving environment for children between six months and six years of age all while supporting each child's growth, development, and feelings of self-worth. Responsible for leading guided lessons centered in imaginative play, storytelling, arts and crafts, music, and early childhood educational advancement. Preparing and serving meals while conscious of specific dietary limitations existing within the classroom.
Creating moments of magic and memories for guests as representation of the Disney brand. Approaching guests and engaging them in conversation. Providing information to guests of many cultural backgrounds. Working independently as a part of a large team. Opening and closing stores: cash-handling manually, using computerized registers, and maintaining visual standards of merchandise. Demonstrating and selling merchandise. Stocking and cleaning shelves, carts and stores. Maintaining a friendly and approachable persona while working for extended periods of time. Working outdoors in severe weather conditions such as gale force winds, torrential rain, extreme heat and humidity.
Member of the marketing team for Radio Disney, Portland market. Educating children in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP) while engaging people in interactive learning activities and encouraging healthy lifestyle choices. Setting up and tearing down of large electronics and pop material for corporate events and educational sponsors. Operating sound equipment while interacting with guests and entertaining during games. Representing Radio Disney and the Walt Disney Company as a direct liaison to the client.
Oversaw the care of and activities for 20+ elementary/middle school aged children in the classroom while supervising the camp grounds and all children on the premises. Entertained children for an extended period of time in outdoor and indoor conditions. Organized groups of 20+ children on a daily basis and directly interacted with small groups on field trips. Engaged in various physical activities with large groups of children. Provided a secure and engaging environment. Choreographed dances for and directed large groups of children in talent show performances.
Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in Theater Arts, Women Studies, and Sociology.
Artistic Director, Young People's Theater Project
Head Teacher, Helen Gordon Child Development Center
Merchandise Coordinator, Walt Disney World