Kelsey Rhodes

Kelsey Rhodes

Objective

Seeking gain relevant work experience in the social work and counseling domain.  In addition, hoping to utilize this experience for graduate school application.

Education

Education
Sep 2007 - Present

Bachelor of Arts Psychology, Minor in Soiology and Women Studies

Wilfrid Laurier University

Skills

Skills

Research

Used on a regular basis for school assignments Extensive knowledge on how to use databases

Leadership

Co-coordinated an event on campus

Conflict Management

Handled unhappy customers at previous employment in an effective and positive way Mediates conflicts in living accomodations between roommates 

Communication

Effectively and competently verbally communicate with others Excellent written communicaiton skills Knowledge in various tools of communication (phone, email, social networking sites) Maintain effective communication with professors, classmates, and peers in organizations I was involved with

Record Keeping

Class notes and chapter notes organized on a daily basis Group meeting minutes on group projects and campus campaign

Work History

Work History

Activity Assistant Volunteer

Grand River Hospital: Mental Health Unit
  • Organized activities for patients
  • Supervise and participate in planned games
  • Initiated conversation with patients to make them feel comfortable in environment

Oct 2009 - Present

Event Co-Coordinator

Wilfrid Laurier University: Student Health and Development Centre
  • Collaborated with group to establish an awareness campaign on campus
  • Co-coordinated an event in athletic centre on campus
  • Contacted appropriate personnel to establish events
  • Maintained organized notes of ideas and meeting minutes
  • Maintained contact with other coordinators from other events
Oct 2009 - Nov 2009

Refugee Assistance Program Volunteer

Muslim Social Services
  • Assisted in children's activities (story time, songs, arts and crafts, snack time)
  • Wrote grant proposal for new program
  • Took minutes and notes at group meetings to effectively write grant proposal
  • Maintained contact with program facilitators and other volunteers
  • Researched various services for facilitator
May 2009 - Aug 2009

Cash Service Associate

Sears
  • Process transactions (sales, payments, refunds, etc), and operate point of sales equiptment
  • Open and close tills
  • Effectively and positively handled situations of conflict with customers
Sep 2007 - Apr 2008

First Year Liason

Wilfrid Laurier University: Psychology Society
  • Met with other liason to discuss club events and other related issues
  • Promoted club to first year students
  • Helped collaborate and organize events on campus

Certifications

Certifications
2008 - Present

Learning Leadership

Wilfrid Laurier Student Leadership Council
2009 - Present

Graduated Licence 2 (G2)

Ontario Ministry of Transportation
2008 - 2010

CPR C and First Aid Training

Lifesaving Society