A recent graduate of Toccoa Falls College (May 2008) with a bachelor's of arts degree in philosophy and world religions Is a hard worker who thrives in leadership roles and believes in doing everything with excellence. Is detail-oriented while at the same time can exemplify exceptional customer service and great people skills. Loves working as part of a thriving, growing team and contributing not only to the goal, but the people involved in achieving that goal. Also enjoys community development and striving toward healthier, stronger communities.
Travelled to Montenegro in Jan. 2008 and worked with teenagers and families.
Was president of Philosophy Club in college and performed public speaking at club meetings, moderated and participated in public debates, and coordinated events for college students.
Currently leads small groups for college-aged and young adults for local church.
Reading, Writing, Music, playing Bass Trombone, Piano, and Guitar, maps, languages, working with teenagers, philosophy, debate, and sports.
Can speak conversational Spanish, public speaking, and years of experience in customer service, including a supervisory roll.
Aug 2004 - May 2008
Studied the history of western thought, critical thinking, and works of major western philosophers in the Philosophy side of the degree. In the Religion side of it studied major world religions, eastern thought and philosophy, and read direct sources of world religions such as the Bhagavad Gita, Bible, Koran, and Confusius' Analects to name a few.
Sep 1997 - Jun 2001
Coon Rapids Senior High
Jun 2010 - Present
Fayette County Sheriff's Office
Am responsible for the safety, security, and overall operations within the Fayette County jail as well as the overall well-being and incarceration of the inmate population.
Nov 2008 - Jun 2010
Performed routine inspections, took pertinent field pictures, and reported in detail any changes to properties for a Real Estate Co. and entered all the information into a computer database. Would also give notices for relocation assistance, attend evictions, turn utilities off and on, and check occupancy on new listings.
Oct 2008 - Aug 2009
Computer Sales Associate
Sold computers, accessories, and services in a non-commissioned, retail environment. Became able to sell computers in Spanish.
Dec 2007 - Jul 2008
Mail Room Assoc./Data Entry
Was responsible for all outgoing mailings to perspective students, filling orders of materials for college recruitment fairs and trips and entering new perspective students into a database program. Also performed other random tasks as needed such as filling in for the visit/event coordinator when absent and recruitment opportunities and college fairs.
Jan 2007 - May 2008
Toccoa Falls College Dept. of Academic Success
Tutored college students in English, Philosophy, Religion, and Greek. Assisted students in editing and brainstorming ideas for freshmen english papers and tought them things such as basic read and writing techniques, how to become better writers, and how to develop good study habits.
May 2002 - Aug 2007
Urban/ Paint Projects Coordinator
Coordinated community service projects for teenagers in inner-city areas across America.
Sep 2001 - Apr 2004
Assistant Youth Director
Faith Lutheran Church
Was the Assistant Director of the church's youth ministry program which contained about 700 youth. Facilitated and coordinated events, ministries, and leadership development specifically in the middle school program and facilitated a high school after school program.