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Domonique Wilson

JAG Coordinator

Summary

Positive, energetic, leadership.

My passion is helping youth discover and accomplish their career and life goals.

Skills

Communication

Foster strong relationships with employers, community, and strategic partners to strengthen community enegagment

Leadership

Assisted in training of new employees in several capacities to quickly integrate them into the department’s workflow.

Professionalism 

Acts in a responsible and fair manner in all work activities

Work Experience

Aug 2015Present

Assistant Coordinator for Training and Recruitment

Center of Workforce Innovations/AmeriCorps
  • Facilitate resources for Career Advisors serving in Northwest Indiana high schools
  • Provides  required training including but not limited to: Teen Labor Laws, FAFSA, Classroom Management, College Cost Estimator, Interviewing and Resumes for Teens
  • Responsible for recruiting and placing  Career Advisors
  • Completes performance evaluations and site visits for serving advisors
Mar 2015Present

Coordinator

Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG)
  • Coordinates services throughout 7 Northwest Indiana counties currently serving 536 students
  • Facilitates college fairs and tours in Indiana and Illinois
  • Assist Region 1 Students in obtaining $4.3 million in scholarships '
  • Assists students in obtaining internships and work experiences with local employers
  • Motors data for 14 programs in internal database system
  • Facilitate career and post-secondary guest speakers 
Dec 2011Mar 2013

Armed Security Professional

Unity Security
  • Responsible for securing the perimeter
  • Monitor risks, theft and threat
  • Attention to detail per written reports
  • Responds to requests and alarms
Jul 2012Nov 2012

Fire and Emergency  Services

ArcelorMittal
  • Responded to emergencies, such as medical and bomb threats; fire and intrusion  alarms by following emergency response proceedings.
  • Detected suspicious activities and watch for criminal acts or client infractions
    at or near gate entrance and other monitored buildings.
  • Receive 9-1-1 emergency calls intra
Sep 2009Sep 2011

Police Officer

Indiana University Police Department
  • Patrolled inner campus property and community
  • Trained Cadet’s on shift responsibilities
  • Maintained accurate and complete records, reports, and files; provides documentation to appropriate state, federal, and local agencies as required by law.

Assistantships/Fellowships

Jan 2016Present

The Journey Fellowship (Indianapolis, IN)

New Professional Fellowship
  • Nominated by peers to participate in professional development program
  • Completed 100 hours in the Core Competency areas of Professionalism, Cultural and Human Diversity, Relationships and Communication, and Human Development
  • Attend International Youth Worker Conference in Vienna , Austria completed 55 hours in previously listed Core Competency
  • Attended the Maine Event (Creating Positive Climates for Youth) Conference in Portland, Maine
Mar 2015Jul 2015

AmeriCorps United Way Porter County

Career Advisor (Merrillville High School)
  • 5 month service with the Freshman Guidance Department as Freshman and Career Counselor
  • Completed over 300 hours of service and participated in weekly leadership training which included but not limited to: Community Organization, Facilitation, Servant Leadership, CPR & AED, Collaboration
  • Assisted the entire freshman class in completion of online career assessment
  • Assisted in college search and preparation

Education

Dec 2016Present

Child and Youth Care

CYC  Certification Institute (The Journey) 
Aug 2009May 2015

Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice

Indiana University 

Volunteer

October 2015                 5K Walk/Run for Hunger Food Bank of Northwest Indiana   

  • Created regional team of participating students and instructors
  • Initiated sponsors for student participation  
  • Participated in 5K Walk

Feb 2014-May 2014      Volunteer Shot Put Coach for Light House College Preparatory Academy

  • Trained and conditioned both boy and girl field athletes grade 9-12
  • Accompanied athletes at track events
  • Mentored and motivated athletes in sports/academics