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Donna Marie Marshall

Student / Volunteer Worker


I have continued my studies since school and I have also worked in the range of horticultural settings include commercial retail, local authority. I have qualifications in floristry and IT. Ideally, I would like to continue working in a retail environment where I can continue my studies and expand on my skills.

I am a very kind person that likes to have a dance and I am good in team work and I also get on with everyone.

I am punctual.

I have good communication skills.

In I.C.T.

I am skilled with using computers.  

Work experience

Sep 2013May 2014

Raffle ticket seller

This was working part time, the duty I had to do was sell raffle tickets during the day to customer that came in. I also had to count the money at the end of the day to find out the total cost.

Sep 2012Jun 2013

Coffee bar assistant


This was working part time, the duties I had to do were help the staff serve coffee and tea, I also had to keep the customers satisfied and happy.

Sep 2011Jun 2012

General assistant

Dobbies Garden Centre      

This was working part time, I helped out in the shop. My duties include; keeping the shop- floor fully stocked, merchandising and display, pricing and helping customers with their enquires


Feb 2011Feb 2012

Gateshead volunteers award level 1 16th February 2011

Jun 2007Jun 2008

City and Guilds Level 1 certificate in Land Based studies (floristry)

Tyne met college
May 2007May 2008

City and Guilds and NCFE Entry level 2 in Numeracy- currently working towards Entry level 3 

South Tyneside college 


Team Work

During my time in college and though my experience working as a retail  assistant I have had changes to develop my teamwork skills.

I.C.T Skills 

I have used computers all my life during which I have honed my I.C.T. skills.


My work experience and college education has provided me with years of opportunity to improve my social and  Communication skills.

Awards and Achievements

Education Awards

  • In recognition from my attitude and contribution, I have been awarded the 'V' 50 certificate which marks my completion of 50 hours of volunteer work. (2009)
  • I have a certificate from Gateshead college recognising my positivity. (2012)
  • I have a Emergency first aid at work award. (2012)
  • I have a Risk awareness certificate (2012)
  • I have a Food safety award in catering level 2  (2012)
  • I earned a Gateshead volunteers award Level 1  (2016)

Hobbies and Interests

I am involved in a local amateur dramatics society, where I volunteer as a lighting and sound technician. I have been involved with this society for three years and very much enjoy being part of the team. More recently, I assumed the role of Stage Manager for a two week production and relished the chance to take control of performances and react to a high-pressure environment.


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