Jan 2011 - Present
Feb 2010 - Jan 2011
Christian Program Director
Jul 2007 - Feb 2010
Safe Schools Social Service Facilitator
Successfully created and implemented a district wide online teacher training course in tobacco prevention. Directly trained hundreds of teachers and supported them in implementing prevention curriculum in their schools. According to an independent evaluator, all schools in which teachers completed my tobacco prevention training course, saw a reduction in tobacco-related incidents. Additional duties include: Interactive classroom student/faculty presentations, maintenance/updating of the department’s website, online enrollment forms, technical support, community partnership coordination, etc.
Jan 2009 - Jan 2010
The dream of the Mos’Art Theatre began in the summer of 2007. We asked: “Can we do something that would exist to serve and connect with people locally and globally? Could we bring our community together through the creative expression of the arts?”
Sep 2005 - Jan 2010
Part of the leadership team that envisioned and planted this new church.Duties included:teaching, weddings, counseling, public speaking, supervisor of the Children’s Ministry Director and Nursery Coordinator, leading international mission teams, etc. Directly oversaw administration (i.e. payroll, budget, fundraising, taxes, bookkeeping, etc.) of this growing church.Licensed official worker with the Christian and Missionary Alliance.
2009 - 2009
Tobacco Cessation Specialist
Sep 2005 - Aug 2007
Registered Mental Health Intern
Families In Touch
Primary care therapist. Provided individual, family, group and child psychotherapy. Worked with clients suffering from a broad spectrum of difficulties.
Jan 2006 - Jul 2007
Assisted in the daily operations of Palm Beach County School Board’s Alternative to Suspension programs. Served approximately 1,000 individuals annually.Helping empower youth to avoid and stop using alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
2007 - 2007
Volunteer Amnesty Team Member
Jul 2004 - Sep 2005
Director of Youth and Family Ministries
Direct leadership of all programs related to middle school and high school age youth. Youth nights, Sunday School, after school programming, community service activities, recreational activities, fundraising etc.Oversight of the His Kids Ministry (elementary age children). Provided counseling to youth and their families.Coordinated the church’s first international mission team.
Feb 2001 - Jul 2004
School Based Substance Abuse Professional
Implemented the first School-Based Substance Abuse Treatment Program in Palm Beach County School District. Provided substance abuse prevention, intervention and treatment for the students. Also, provided individual, family and group counseling (i.e. Anger Management, Life Skills etc.) to help youth overcome the difficulties related to the abuse of substances and other debilitating behaviors. Supported the establishment, training and implementation of such programs in three local high schools. Led the establishment of Columbia University’s CASASTART prevention program (the first in the state of Florida).
1998 - 2001
Administration of all activities and duties relating to high school and middle school youth at St. Mark’s. (i.e. Supervision of Staff and Volunteers, Youth Nights, Small Groups, Leadership Teams, Sunday School, Game Nights, Mission Trips, Ski Trips, Retreats, News Letters, Fundraisers, etc.)