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Oct 2004Present

Recreation and Youth Programs Coordinator

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Outreach to South Minneapolis neighborhood families to provide places and recreation opportunities for persons of all ages to engage in activities that promote health, well-being, community, and the environment. Aid in design, coordinate, and facilitate various community programs and events throughout academic year and summer season for youth ages 3 to 14 years of age, as well as large family events. Administrative duties including registering patrons for programs, answering phones, organizing and updating calendars and event planners, and assist patrons in-person as needed. Tumbling and Gymnastics coach for beginner to intermediate levels. Preschool assistant teacher
Oct 2002Present

Sergeant, Administrative and Human Resources Specialist (42A); Automated Logistical Specialist (92A)

United States Army Reserve; 79th Military Police Company (Combat Support)

Administrative and Human Resources:Assist and sponsor new soldiers during battle assembly and training.Facilitate in-processing, audit individual personnel files, explain benefits and contract stipulations, configure promotion eligibility, assist with tuition assistance application process, and answer administrative-related inquiries for all lower-enlisted unit personnel during reserve battle assembly weekends.Directly assist unit commander with memo writing, data entry, creating reports, document design and review.Record minutes during training meetings, processing payroll, assemble new soldier welcome information packets, and update, file, and maintain confidential personnel documents.


Automated Logistics:Inventory and inspection of sensitive items in motor pool environment.Dispatch vehicles and equipment.Develop and ensure use of hand receipts, proper issue and return of supplies to personnel.Update personnel files in secure automated system.Issue military licenses.


Feb 2008Aug 2008

Administrative Associate

Administrative duties supporting three Corporate Events directors in fundraising initiative for large non-profit organization.Daily phone and e-mail correspondence from sponsors, participants, and staff.Finance records maintenance, filing, reconciliation and up-to-date tracking of donations and sponsorships.Familiarization and utilization of Kintera (nonprofit marketing software ).Mass data entry and participant registration and record updates.Event logistics, set-up, support, and preparation.Web page maintenance.Collaboration of meeting notes, reports, minutes.Weekly receptionist coverage at front desk:open and process mail, operate and direct multi-line phone system for entire office.


Jan 2004Present

Bachelor of Science

University of Minnesota

Sample Coursework: Family Systems & Diversity (3 sem hrs), Global Families (3 sem hrs), Parent-child Relationships (3 sem hrs), Preparation for Working with Families (2 sem hrs), Alcohol and Drugs: Families and Culture (3 sem hrs), Family Policy (3 sem hrs), Counseling Skills Practicum I (3 sem hrs), Technical & Professional Writing (4 sem hrs).*126 Semester hours completed; Anticipated degree:12/2009.

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