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Work and internship History

Feb 2014Present

Homework Teacher

SACs Aftercare
  • Teaching students the concepts necessary for successfully completing and understanding homework
  • Determine learning style of each child and employ appropriate teaching style
  • Topics taught: Maths, phonics, reading, writing and Afrikaans
  • Create a comfortable, safe and fun learning environment
  • Manage student behaviour
  • Engaging and educational arts and crafts activities that further aid  different aspects of child development
Jan 2013Nov 2014

Events Coordinator and Tutor

SHAWCO Education in Manenberg
  • Organize the schedule of the aftercare programme in Manenberg
  • Organize the volunteers from University of Cape Town
  • Create aftercare curriculum for Grade R-3
  • Aid in teaching the children the curriculum and maintaining order in the classroom
  • Organize community days, outings, and volunteer socials
  • Fundraising and sponsorship
Mar 2013Feb 2014

Field Worker and Secretary

Deepsouth Animal Educare
  • Liaison between the organization, other animal organizations and the leaders of the underprivileged communities
  • Work with members of communities to provide care of their pets and stray
  • Educate adult and children of communities on proper pet care and compassion
  • Aiding in the successfully registering organization as an offcially NPO
Feb 2012Apr 2012

Intern

Wynberg Refugee Centre
  • Run a life skills class for teenagers every Friday
  • Interview Refugee families and allocate proper funding for children's education
  • Learning the basics of social work responsibilities, skills and challenges
Sep 2010Mar 2011

ESL Teacher

Arab American Community Centre in Brooklyn, NY
  • Partner teach English class to Arab Adults with native Arabic speaking teacher 
  • Create curriculum
  • Capture demographic data for research done by NGO
  • One on one tutoring for U.S. citizenship exam with great success rate

Education

20042008

B.A Philisophy, English Minor

Hamilton College
Sep 2000Jun 2004

High School Diploma

Fox Lane High School

Skills

Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Great communication skills: written, verbal and non- verbal, especially with supervisors, parents, teachers and students
  • Strong ability to listen to and emphathise with children
  • Fantastic ability to build confidence, self esteem and strong relationships with students
Sound work ethics
Fantastic stress and time management ability

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