Emma Thoden

Work History

Work History
Jun 2013 - Present

Assistant Director

ARLINGTON PARKS & RECREATION|
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR| I have worked for Arlington County Parks & Recreation during summer breaks the last two years. After my first summer as a camp counselor, I was promoted to Assistant Director. In that capacity, I was responsible for managing camp counselors, communication with parents/clients, and production and presentation of the Ribbon Ceremony at the close of season.
Mar 2012 - Nov 2013

Peer Mentor

OFFICE OF FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE AND FAMILY PROGRAMS

Helped in running the school's orientation programs, walked freshman students through placement testing and class registration, and co-taught freshman seminar class with a cooperating professor.

Education

Education
Aug 2011 - May 2015

B.Sc

LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY

Psychology

Psychology

Skills

Skills

Leadership Skills

• Received extensive training while serving as a peer mentor including professional interpersonal and written communication skills, crisis management, research, and facilitation and management of academic/professional discussion. • As Secretary for the Honor Council, I held members of the sorority accountable for the requirements and bylaws of the organization. • As Risk Management Chair, I instruct members on emergency management policy, rules for crisis management, and serve as a volunteer coordinator as well as a contact point in emergency situations. • In my role as Philanthropy chair I gained useful leadership skills through event and travel planning and management.

Communication Skills

• Successful professional interactions with co-workers, subordinates and clients in my roles as counselor and assistant director for Arlington County Recreational Camps. • Strong verbal and written communication

Practical Skills

• Microsoft Office Proficient • IBM SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) | Collection & Analysis of Statistical Data • Adept at academic and professional research • Volunteer coordination and case management • Event & travel planning and management

Campus Organizations

sigma sigma sigma sorority, inc.  |  initiated spring 2013  | longwood university alpha chapter

  • Philanthropy Chair
  • Honor Council Secretary
  • Risk Management Chair

 

sigma alpha pi  |  national society for leadership & success

  • Member since Fall 2013

 

pi delta phi  |  national french honor society

  • Member since Fall 2013

 

longwood university pride

  • Member since Fall 2011
  • Served as Vice President two years