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Responsible for youth domestic violence and sexual assault services and advocacy in all communities in Columbia County.
Stationed in a rural Rwandan health center, work with community health workers to improve community health education focusing on malnutrition, gender based violence, and general health practices.
·Created and implemented a small animal husbandry project utilizing chickens and rabbits as a source of protein in the community. The project serves as an income generating activity involving the community health workers, who also teach weekly nutritional cooking groups and contribute part of their monthly yields to feed malnourished children through these cooking groups.
·Organized and implemented youth health, wellness and personal development camps which focused on teaching teenage students about preventing HIV, making healthy life decisions relative to their goals for the future, as well as career development and leadership training.
·Co-managed and edited the Rwanda Peace Corps Volunteer journal, SOMA, and created and maintained a website for the quarterly publication www.somarwanda.weebly.com.
Began as a volunteer with the assault prevention shuttle in 2007. Later served as a dispatcher, then as their education coordinator. Finally served for over a year as their Co-Director of Finance.
Worked in the faculty office for four years, doing everything from copying and mailing to special tasks like transcription and room reservations.
Interned at WREN, an environmental education nonprofit for six months, completing 360 hours of service with the goal of cultivating community awareness, youth outreach and increasing the organization's development tools.
School of Planning, Public Policy and Management
Minor: Nonprofit Administration
School of Journalism and Communication: Public Relations
Special Skills:Speak Kinyarwanda fluently, basic level Spanish and multiple computer and desktop publishing capabilities.
Boys and Girls Club of Tucson - February 2011 to April 2011
Bryce Canyon National Park - June 2010 to September 2010
Glacier National Park - June 2007 to August 2007
Sun Country Rafting Tours - June 2004 to September 2006
PARC Resources, LLC - 2001 to 2006 (part-time marketing assistant)