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Work experience

Jan 2016Present

Intern, Review and Translation Program

Kiva

Seven month internship with Kiva, the premier global nonprofit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Support team of 400 volunteers worldwide who review and translate loans from borrowers to post on Kiva's lending platform. Create content for quarterly newsletter. Create and generate recruitment materials through Salesforce. Track and send out milestone awards for high performing volunteers. Assist in creation, Implement  and analyze statistics for annual Volunteer Survey to measure quantitative reporting of involvement and optimization of resources .  Excel at communication with and provide substantive results for a team of highly professional volunteers globally. Conduct monthly interviews with global volunteers for department Volunteer of the Month profiles and management of posting profiles on company website and internal volunteer forum. Create and publish Kiva blogposts for RTP Program on Kiva website.  Support the administrative and electronic needs, both great and small, of the Review and Translation Program.

Aug 2015Present

Founder,

Resources To Africa

Founded a small non profit corporation to support ongoing projects in Tanzania, Africa to provide educational resources. Over 10 years of volunteer work in the small village of Pommern as well as the capital city of Dar es Salaam, established contacts and initiated funding opportunities to provide educational resources including computers and library books. Currently working on project provide a new agricultural college with laptops for staff as well as providing 20+ desktop computers for student use in existing Computer Lab.

20092015

Property Manager

Property management

Privately managing an estate in Pebble Beach, California, a world renowned Golf Resort Community.  Arrange use of property as a corporate and executive entertaining location and retreat.  Responsible for overseeing maintenance, bill payment, draft and execution of rental agreement/arrangement.  Oversee maintenance of webpage, Vacation Rental By Owner (VRBO.com) electronic listing, e-commerce communication and negotiation with renters. This property is also family friendly and I have coordinated multiple resources including full service tour guide services, private catering, floral and onsite entertainment services.

19911999

Paralegal Manager, Settlement Paralegal, Legal Secretary

Jackson & Wallace Law Offices, LLP

Paralegal responsibilities in a fast-paced law firm creating and maintaining a settlement database using Excel and Lotus to support tracking and resolution of asbestos-related settlements of over $30 million.  Duties included client contact, telephone, database maintenance and archiving settled cases.  Conducted corporate reporting on a monthly basis and financial reconciliation.  Accomplished all administrative responsibilities and financial disbursement of settlements. Performed customer service, training, file maintenance, problem investigation and resolution.

19881991

Finance Administrative Assistant

Norris, Beggs & Simpson

Assisted Finance Manager in administration and liaison between regional mortgage bankers and corporate Finance Director.  Supervised secretaries, managed workflow, oversaw quality control. Participated in stock market trader program toward becoming a broker. Program was laid off due to stock market crash.