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Work experience

Mar 2010Present

Employment Specialist

SE Works Worksource Portland Metro


[email protected] (503) 421-3844

Nicole L. Booker

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Bachelors: Human DevelopmentWarner Pacific College2010

Professional Highlights Workforce Development

§Worked in and with Worksource Staff to Develop adult learning practices and theories

§Understanding of WIA, WSI Inc. ARRA and various Government subsidies and funding sources pertaining to job seekers

§Knowledge of Workforce Development Procedures, trainings and best practices for Dislocated, underemployed an unemployed job seekers

Case Management

§Managed client/customer caseloads of up to 50+

§Compiled materials for documentation to be placed in client files

§Prepared case files for federal audits and HIPPA compliance

Instructing and Facilitating

§Taught and Developed Skills- Based Curriculum for JRT Classes

§Facilitated Community Resource Meeting on Behalf of Clients

§Instructed various Employment and Educational Skill- Based Workshops

Skills Training

§Determined Federal Funding Eligibility Requirements for Job Seekers in Short-Term Training Programs

§Developed OJT Readiness Classes, Workshops and Screening Tools to be used by OED

§Work with Worksouce Regional Business Services Specialist to Develop Post Follow-up Services


§Access Social Services Resource Provider

§Analyze and Solve Problems in Educational Setting

§Apply Active Learning Techniques

§Apply Cultural and Tolerance Awareness

§Apply Labor Market Information

§Use Principles of Group Dynamics

§Use and Teach on Interviewing Techniques

§Prepare and Document onReports in a TimelyManner

§Teach and Recommend Job Search Skills

§Recognize Adult Learning Levels

§Prepare Presentations on Cultural Awareness

§Assess Educational Potential and Need

§Chart Client/Customer’s Personal Data

§Compile Data Related to Social Work or Entitlement Programs

§Develop/teach Instructional Materials

§Facilitate and Coordinate Meetings

§Evaluate Interest, Talents, and Abilities to Provide Career Counseling

§Develop and Present on Workforce Development Curriculum for Youth and Adult Learners

§Work as a Team Member and Independently as needed

§Schedule and Maintain Appointments with Customers

§Research Work-Related Topics using Online Resources

Employment History

Training and Development Specialist

SE Works Inc. Worksource Portland Metro, Portland, OR


Employment Specialist and Educational Services Coordinator

Community Services NW Vancouver, WA

5/2009 thru 1/2010

Hospitality Industry Coordinator

New Avenues for Youth, Portland, OR

4/2007 thru 5/2009

Employment Specialist

Columbia River Mental Health Services, Vancouver, WA

8/2006 thru 8/2007

Youth Services Coordinator

Self Enhancement Inc, Portland, OR

2/2003 thru 7/2004

Community Involvement

§Guest Relations Team Member: City Bible Church: Greet Guest and Members as they arrive for service, helping each person to feel invited and welcome.

§Group Facilitator and Team Lead: Daughters of Destiny: I mentor women through leading discussion groups, self-esteem building activities, and spiritual education and community outings.

§Volunteer Public Relations Rep: Ruff Diamond Inc. I volunteer to run a vending booth for a local recording artist, by helping display merchandise, greeting and meeting customers and educating the public and fan base about the artist and up coming events.

§Volunteer and Mentor: Loaves and Fishes: I worked with my college team cohort members to deliver wish list items for the senior center of Loaves and fishes. We also documented stories told by long standing volunteers and presented our day of service to other class mates and our instructor.


§Jamaica: Traveled to Ochos Rios for Family and Ancestor Research2003

§Mexico: Traveled to for Vacation2005

§Canada: Travel for ministry outreach and Worship Services2007

§Grand Cayman Islands: Traveled there on Vacation2009


Aug 2006Present


Warner Pacific College