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Experience

Aug 2014Present

Site Manager

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

Manage a particular site funded by ASES for the Communities Organizing Resources to Advance Learning Program of Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County. Collect data, plan, organize, execute presentations/workshops, provide professional development,  fundraise, maintain a budget, & meet deadlines accordingly to meet agency/state regulations, minimal supervision required. Interact with low-income youth, families, teachers, and administration upon determining the best interest of a child by building rapport with the community. 

Apr 2014Apr 2015

Law Clerk

Robinson Robert Ng & Associates APLC

Duties included updating client files in regards to immigration matters, receiving United States Citizenship & Immigration Services correspondence  (H-1B, I-485, I-765. . .) and processing the paperwork accordingly. Interacting with clients, attorneys, and paralegals. Sitting in during consultations to provide support for attorneys. Organized the office, answered phones, and became the liaison between attorneys, paralegals, and clients. 

Aug 2010Aug 2014

Instructor

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

Instructed a class of 25 youth ranging from grades K-8 for the Communities Organizing Resources to Advance Learning Program of Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County. Created literacy/enrichment lesson plans, helped disadvantaged youth receive academic help, and proctored activities. 

Dec 2012May 2014

Founder of Justice & Law Student Association

San Jose State University

Founded a student organization for the Department of Justice Studies at San Jose State University.  This organization would organize graduations, fund raise, and connect academic students with services they made need. 

Mar 2013Aug 2013

Team Leader, STEM Pilot Program

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

Helped launch a STEM oriented summer program for Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, provided support for those who were part of the team, and interacted with approximately 300 youth and their families that summer. 

Dec 2012May 2013

Volunteer

Migrant Education Program

Reached out to Migrant Education youth and families to link them to possible services that may benefit their child who is at risk of not graduating high school. Interacted with teachers, parents, youth, and families. 

Sep 2006May 2010

Volunteer

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

Volunteered for Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County in their Children, Youth, & Family Development Department by providing one-on-one tutoring, enrichment activities, and acting as a support mechanism for the instructor. 

Aug 2006Mar 2010

Volunteer

InnVision Homeless Shelter

Volunteered with The National Honors Society at InnVision Homeless Shelters by sorting donated clothing, providing meals, and interacting with homeless individuals. 

Jan 2008May 2008

Volunteer

Stories of Service/City of San Jose

Interacted with World War Veterans & Korean War Veterans, documented their lives into a video, and then submitted it to the Smithsonian, where it is now available. 

Education

Aug 2014May 2015

Master of Arts, Strategic Communications

National University

Deep understanding of the theories of communication and persuasion, an ability to lead and participate in the team development of organizational communication strategies, and the practical skills to plan, produce, and evaluate strategic communications programs and campaigns. 

Aug 2010May 2014

Bachelor of Science, Justice Studies

San Jose State University

Partook in empirical research that addressed relationship between law, justice, and society. Acquired multiple perspectives on systems of inequality and concepts of justice to understand social problems and engage communities to develop grounded and informed solutions. 

Skills

Detail oriented with strong analytical, organizational, & problem solving abilities

Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Suite

Excellent interpersonal , written, & oral communication skills. Ability to construct a marketing, communication, & crisis plan. 

Good decision maker & ability to manage time, budgets, & resources in order to meet deadlines

Motivated, professional, friendly, & customer-oriented

Certifications

Jan 2017 Present

Vice Chair, Commissioner of Human Services

City of San Jose

Develop programs promoting the fulfillment of human rights in the City. The commission studies, reviews, evaluates and makes recommendations to the City Council relative to all matters affecting human rights including discrimination, equal employment opportunity policies and practices.

Jul 2010Present

Para-Educator

Franklin McKinley School District

Providing essential support to educators upon taking on various responsibilities, often referred to as a teacher's aide, educational assistants, and instructional assistants. 

References

Sue Tatro                

      PhD                                                                                                        (408) 500-1107

Gladys Campbell

     Executive Assistant                                                                          (650)248-4324