HIV Hospice Care Detroit Michigan- 1998
Cared for HIV patients and elderly homebound patients.
Catholic Worker New York City- 1999
Ran the soup line at the Catholic Worker in New York City one day each week. Oversaw the nightly care of homeless men at the homeless center at Xavier High School.
Milford Youth Ministry- 2000
Directed and coordinated over 50 youth retreats for high schools in the Cincinnati area.
Language Immersion Louis Montoya Lima Peru- 2000
Studied in a cultural immersion center during the summer with direct outreach to the street children of Lima, Peru.
Cancer and Burn Unit Loyola University Medical Center- 2000-2003
Developed programming for pediatric patients in the Cancer and Burn unit. Worked with Veggie Tales co-founders to provide an interactive program for pediatric patients.
Nyumbani Children’s Home Nairobi, Kenya- 2001, 2010,2011
Oversaw the daily life of 13 HIV-positive children in a 100 children orphanage. Responsible for teaching at the primary school with forty students. Consulted on daily home visits to end-of-life patients with HIV. Worked to implement outreach programs in pre-natal care for mothers’ with HIV in the slums of Kiberia, Kawangware, and neighboring slums.
St. Boniface Foundation Port a Prince & Fond de Blanc Haiti-2002
Led medical students from Loyola University Medical Center to work with Mother Theresa’s sisters at the home for the dying in Port-a-Prince. Coordinated home visits for the medical students in the village of Fond de Blanc.
Neiswinger Institute for Health Policy and BioEthics- 2003
Advised ethical team on end of life issues. Wrote briefs on various health care ethics issues for staff and physicians.
University of Detroit Jesuit High School & Academy- 2006
Taught 9th and 10th grade theology. Conducted discipline reviews for suspension of students. Moderated the sophomore class. Coached baseball and soccer.
Sociedad Amigos De Los Ninos Tegucigalpa Honduras- 2004, 2007,2011
Led immersions with Loyola High School Detroit, University of Detroit Jesuit and John Carroll University. Taught in local primary school. Coordinated a parish educational outreach to the orphans.
San Quentin, California State Penitentiary- 2007-2009
Taught and developed a pedagogy for teaching literature to inmates on a life sentence. Wrote the inmates six word memoires from the popular NPR series “Not quite what I was planning.”
Evaluated social health policies for Casa Ricci in Maowangdong village, Yunnan Province, and Southwestern China for Lepers. Studied International Cultural Social Services throughout the region of China. Supported a team of social workers at Casa Ricci developing programs in the surrounding villages of the leprosarium.
Dangriga, Belize- 2009
Coordinated a teacher immersion to Dangriga, Belize with university students from the University of San Francisco. Instructed new teachers on pedagogy and cultural practices for learning.
El Salvador- 2011
Coordinated an immersion to various social outreaches in San Salvador. Advised a group of university administrators on developing social health programs of exchange between San Salvador and the United States.
Immersion for Faculty and Staff to East Africa- 2011
Created and implemented a six month training program for administrative educators in the Midwest Jesuit schools. Led a cultural exchange with teachers from Dodoma, Tanzania and the United States for the purpose of motivating and developing future school leaders.
Organization /Leadership Responsibilities
Student Affairs Board Committee John Carroll University- 2010-2011
Consulted and advised Vice President of Student Affairs and staff on a wide range of issues including: threat assessments on campus, student health policies, residence life crisis management and strategic planning for the athletic program.
Academic Curriculum Committee Chicago Jesuit Academy-2010-2011
Advised principal on all aspects of curriculum in a charter school of Chicago. Developed professional development programs for educators in charter schools.
Mission and Identity Walsh Jesuit & Loyola High School Detroit- 2004-2011
Developed and implemented procedures and policies for integrating the Jesuit mission into the curriculum and parent programing. Created a profile for board of trustees members.
Public Speaking- 1998-2011
Motivational speaker for groups of up to 1,000 people to promote and sustain the mission of men and women for others. Developed a recorded podcast series streamed throughout the United States.
Consultor (Detroit/Chicago Provinces)- 2009-2011
Consulted the major Jesuit official on all matters pertaining to the largest religious order in the Roman Catholic Church. Marketing, financial strategic planning, legal council and personnel assignments throughout the world were common activities in this role.