• Lakewood Colorado

Leilani Labourdette

Nanny & Pet Care Extraordinaire 

Objective

I am a hard-working individual that is seeking to work with families that allow me to utilize my nurturing and attentive qualities to help improve their lives and the lives of their little loved ones.  Through compassion, respect, and valiant effort, I want to make the world a better place!

Skills

Skills

Observant and Safety-Oriented

Effective Leader and Mentor

Exceptional Time Management Skills

Adapatable Caregiver

Responsible/Safe Driver

Work History

Work History

Occasional Nanny

Oct 2015 - Present
Private Family Client

Pick up child from school and safely transport him to his home.

Help child with his homework while doing various other house cleaning tasks.

Cook dinner and meal prep for next day.

Assist parent with any other desired chores or errands.

Respect and support parent with instilling their chosen values and beliefs. 

Compassionately address inappropriate behavior in a predetermined structure chosen by parent.

Occasional Nanny

Nov 2015 - Present
Private Family Client

Safely transport children while running errands for family and during fun outings.

Monitor playtime to ensure safety.

Organize creative projects to work on that are engaging and appropriate for both children.

Organize field trips to fun, thought-provoking places (ie. The zoo and the Aquarium)

Respect and support parents in instilling their chosen values and beliefs. 

Compassionately address inappropriate behavior in a predetermined structure chosen by parents.

Security Guard

Jun 2015 - Present
Ridgeback Event Services

Help facilitate safety at live music events by enforcing laws, policies, and regulations

Answer any questions and educate patrons regarding the event and rules.

Roam grounds looking for any safety hazards or conflicts.

Responsible for using effective methods to diffuse conflicts as they arise.

Driver

Apr 2015 - Present
Lyft

Responsible for creating my own schedule.

Always maintain my clean driving record.

Respond to ride requests quickly and head to pickup location.

Safely transport passengers to their chosen destination. 

Maintain vehicle's cleanliness and safety by regular washes, and maintenance appointments.

Manager

Apr 2008 - Sep 2014
Marin Gourmet

Responsible for loading up company van with product and driving it to event or farmer's market.

Unloaded van and set up company booth.

Sampled products to customers and educated them about the company and products.

Assigned tasks to sales associates/samplers.

Performed cash transactions and bagged items for customers.

Counted money and paid employees.

Returned all leftover product and equipment to headquarters at the end of the day.

Performed various office work at headquarters including sales calls(creating new accounts), creating press releases, and projects such as getting new packaging for product and new signs for markets.

Hired and trained new employees.

Enforced company's policies among workers by observing behavior and addressing any issues professionally & respectfully. 

Farmer/Lead Beekeeper

Aug 2011 - May 2012
Conservation Corps North Bay

Maintained farm's honey bee colonies.

Creator of the pollinator garden.

Responsible for green house operations (plant propagation, bench-grafting, making soil mixes, potting up plants, watering plants).

Integrated Pest Management

Soil Preparation (creating compost, amending soil,

creating rows, irrigation system installation).

Plant Maintenance (pruning, weeding, harvesting, integrated pest management).

Running farm stand on Wednesdays (cash handling).

Working with various members of the community.

Part Time Nanny

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011
Private Family Client

Picked up children from school and took them home.

Made sure kids were ready before taking them to sports practices.

Assisted with homework while preparing dinner for both kids.

Assisted family in caring for their new puppy (obedience training, walks, dog park visits, and feeding).

Organized art projects to work on with both children when all chores were completed.

Cared for home and puppy while family went on vacations.


Cashier

Aug 2008 - Mar 2009
Target

Operated a cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions.

Stocked and replenished merchandise according to store merchandising layouts.

Cleaned and organized the store, including the checkout desk and displays.

Identified potential shoplifters and alerted management.

Handled all customer relations issues in a gracious manner and in accordance with company policies.

Welcomed customers into the store and helped them locate items.

Verified that all customers received receipts for their purchases.

Fostered a positive work environment by consistently treating all employees and customers with respect and consideration.

Life Guard and Camp Counselor

Jun 2006 - Jul 2006
Camp Winnarainbow

Maintained my CPR, First Aid, and Life Guard certifications.

Co-lead a group of 15 third grade girls for the duration of the first camp session and a new group of 15 during the second camp session.

Assisted my girls in getting up and ready every day, making sure they had the essentials (sunscreen, water, appropriate clothes for their chosen activities), and made sure they cleaned up their spaces.

Accompanied my campers to meals and activities and partnering up with the campers who felt shy.

Guarded the lake when it was open to campers, making sure kids were using the buddy system, and following rules. 

Responsible for first aid care when campers fell or got stung by a bee, making sure to also bring them to the camp doctor once they were fixed up as a precautionary measure.

Responsible for making sure all my campers were accounted for safe, and happy.

Diffused personal conflicts between campers by mediating and talking it through with them.

Comforted campers who were home sick or sad, always offering my company as long as I wasn't protecting the lake.

Made sure all my campers brushed their teeth and got ready for bed on time. 



Education

Education

High School Diploma

Aug 2008 - May 2012
Oracle Independent Study

Certifications

Certifications

CPR + First Aid

Jan 2015 - Jan 2017
Red Cross