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Hello; and thank you for your consideration. Following this summary, you will find quite an eclectic mix of work experiences & skills that I have obtained throughout the years. I enjoy fast-paced work environments, and love to learn. I am bright & eloquent, and can excel at any task I am given; (with the proper training & appropriate guidance for said task). I am a traveler, a musician, an artist, and a passionate writer & speaker. Allow me to introduce myself, and thank you again for considering me as a part of your team.

Creative & Clerical: I have 10 solid years of customer service training & direct experience, as well as being a skilled typist (at approximately 80 wpm). I am familiar with many operating systems, and have experience with customized data entry platforms, and most Microsoft and Apple products, alike (word processors, spreadsheets, etc).

I am also skilled in photography, digital media (graphic design/promotional work), wax sculptures & candle-making by hand, costume styling, repair, and design, and basic costume construction.

Child Care: I have worked with children for over 14 years; from infants to young adults, and very much enjoy doing so. I have a strong knowledge and understanding of high-risk students, such as children in poverty, homeless families & individuals, victims of domestic & sexual abuse, and have direct experience in nearly all of these areas, personally, as well. I take great pride in being able to advocate for these children, and give them the proper guidance to become strong, healthy, confident, and intelligent adults, who do not let their trauma define them. I am very passionate about creating a better culture & future for our youth.

Equine: Over the last few years, I have learned basic to intermediate knowledge of horse care, and have spent months at a time riding them, working with them/around them, and grooming them on a daily basis.

Construction/Tools/Equipment: I can perform basic to intermediate construction tasks, and have several years of experience with most hand-held tools/power tools, ladders, and can safely use small tractors, mowers (push, ride, & zero-turn as well), golf carts & other vehicles. I have many years of renovation experience as well.

Music: I am a classically trained vocalist & musician, and was a member of vocal classes & audition-based choirs at the Crane School of Music in Potsdam, NY. I am trained in Opera, Contemporary styles, Theater, & more.

I am quite clever & resourceful, and a natural problem-solver. Traveling has helped me grow into a multi-faceted person; who is truly versatile, and adapts easily to anything. Below, you will find highlights of my experience; but if you don't see what you'r looking for, please ask! Chances are, I have done it at some point. Enjoy! 

Work experience

Feb 2016Present

Substitute Teaching Assistant/Administrative/Clerical Support

Oswego County BOCES/CTE/CiTi

Substitute for instructors and other staff at a technical/vocational & exceptional needs school. Most of the students are considered "at-risk" here. Many have behavioral or mental disabilities, and must be monitored closely to keep a safe atmosphere. Responsible for  clerical duties as well, such as taking calls, entering grading hours, handling student files, and organization of office areas.

Jun 2006Present

"Renaissance Woman"

National Circuits of Renaissance & Medieval Festivals

Working as an artist, vendor, performer and laborer, at renaissance & medieval faires/festivals around the country (New York, Massachusetts, Louisiana, & Florida thus far), since I was 17 years old, with the majority of my traveling done in the last 2 years. Companies include "Moresca" Clothing & Costume (assistant manager - retail), King of Crowns Jewelry (retail), Mogul Productions (building game booths from the ground up, as well as working the games themselves), The Hanlon-Lee's Action Theatre (horse groomer), & more...I am happy to talk about my travels in more detail; feel free to ask me at any time.

Feb 2015Sep 2015

Pastry Chef & Line Cook

Bistro 197

Responsible for producing professional handmade desserts (creme-brulee, pastries, pies, custards, etc.) for a high-end gourmet restaurant & bar. Also responsible for cooking on the main line when expecting a high turn-out; focusing mainly on French & American "fusion" cuisine. 

Feb 2015Aug 2015

Breakfast Cook & Event Line Cook

The American Foundry

Responsible for the "omelette station" for Sunday brunches (cooking/serving between 30-60 p/h), as well as food prep./cooking/plating for formal events (catering for weddings, or parties between 30-400 people in a night, depending on the event).

Aug 2013Mar 2014

Youth Center Supervisor & Welcome Center Staff

Oswego YMCA

Responsibilities included overseeing youth center activities on a daily basis, including (but not limited to): Organizing events, playing or overseeing sports/games, direct supervision and sometimes training of other employees in the center, maintaining a clean and safe environment for the kids (making lists for maintenance crew, etc.), and overall care for the program, it's members, and the facility. I am certified as a mandated reporter, and also have experience working with special needs children and young adults/seniors.

Aug 2013Mar 2014

Maintenance Staff

Oswego YMCA
  • Responsible for the general maintenance of about 40,000 sq.ft. (the Oswego YMCA and the Oswego Armory). Snow & ice removal/management, cleaning of all bathrooms, floors, dusting, painting, light fixtures, basic (dedicated line) wiring repair when needed, resolving simple plumbing issues, and keeping up on work orders/incident reports on the property. Also responsible for opening and closing the buildings on a regular basis; depending on my shifts.
Oct 2012Feb 2013

Administrative Assistant & Graphic Designer

Re/Max Real Estate

Responsible for taking calls and messages at the front desk, as well as receiving guests for meetings in an orderly fashion. Also responsible for taking paperwork for leasing/buying properties/homes, as well as filing, faxing, mailing, and other errands as needed. Administrative and technological assistant to real estate agents within the office and company around NYS, and performed a number of graphic design templates for fliers showcasing homes in & around the Fingerlakes region.

Sep 2010Oct 2010


Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa

Was a temporary seasonal position (foliage season in the Adirondacks). Also worked in housekeeping. General food prep. and high quality customer service, as it is a AAA 4 Diamond resort, with a great reputation. Responsible for rooms being clean and put-together, from top to bottom, delivering room service orders, restaurant service, and food preparation.

Jun 2010Sep 2010

Leadership Counselor

Camp Waubanong Summer Camp

Rustic summer camp on a mountaintop in the wilderness of Vermont. I was a leadership counselor for boys & girls ages 8-15. This was a live-in position (3-walled cabins, bug nets, and bears), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (for 9 weeks).

My responsibility was to teach the campers (and the younger counselors-in-training) about wilderness survival tactics, all-weather shelter building techniques, lessons on identifying plants & wild animals, all-weather fire building, and "how to lead, but know when to follow". Other tasks included planning outings for the leadership group (such as tent camping at State Parks, field trips to town for mini golf or ice cream, which we did all of, successfully).

I was also responsible for the girl's cabins getting up and ready in the mornings, as well as ALL the children's whereabouts throughout the day, and getting the girls settled at night.

Oct 2008Jan 2009

Reservations Agent

Killington Ski Resort

Started out in the outfitter shop ("Killington Outfitters") as a retail associate, setting up displays and selling ski apparel and equipment. I later applied for an opening position as a Reservations Agent, and was moved into the office full time. I was responsible for full knowledge of the mountain, resort, hotel, rooms & rates, ski & snowboard lesson information, etc. Planned detailed trips for families coming to stay with us from around the world (France, Canada, Germany, etc.)...booked their hotel rooms, planned events for them throughout their stay, and made dinner and ski lesson reservations as well. Accurate data entry and customer service was the highest priority. Performed general office duties as well.

Dec 2008Jan 2009


Farnham Family Services (Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation and Counseling Center)

Full time position during Christmas break from college. Was responsible for keeping highly confidential client information private, typing out hand-written client evaluations and filing them as well. Making appointments, taking calls & payments, both in person and over the phone, as well as keeping an orderly front office at all times.

Sep 2007May 2008

Administrative Assistant/Typist

State University of New York at Potsdam

Worked as an assistant in the Drama Department until the end of October, and was switched to a position in the Financial Aid Office. Was responsible for filing, preparing and sending out mail, errands around campus (and sometimes off-campus), typing letters, making phone calls, and other general office duties.


Aug 2007May 2008

Fine Art Photography

SUNY Potsdam

Majored in Photography; attended voice classes and vocal ensembles at the Crane School of Music to continue my vocal training as well.

Photography & Photojournalism

Experienced with Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign & Photoshop, as well as Lightroom. Nikon Camera & Equipment, and experienced with film process photography.