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Work experience

Aug 2010Present

Case Management/Youth Counselor

Ireland Home Based Services

Case Management/Youth Counselor

  • Actively assist clients to identify community resources and public assistance
  • Instruct and model appropriate parenting skills, conflict management, communication, and behavior modification skills for individuals
  • Provide paraprofessional supervision and monitoring for visitations and transporting of children
  • Prepare accurate documentation and reports for Department of Child Services and local Juvenile Court

Accomplishments: Empower clientele in goal development and achievement. Offer crisis

Intervention services to prevent child abuse and neglect

May 2010Aug 2010

Production Clerk

Evansville Local Census Bureau

Production Clerk

  • Accurately and efficiently entered volumes of data Entry
  • Initiated special projects, focused on continuous improvement
  • Managed phone traffic in a pleasant, proficient manner
  • Provided quality assurance checks on Census Data, ensured all data is accurately reported

Accomplishments:Successfully completed special projects. Effectively cross-trained other

employees on multiple tasks. Performed efficiently in several departments of the local census

operation.

Oct 2002May 2010

Interim Executive Director, Program Director, Program Coordinator

Substance Abuse Council of Vanderburgh County

Interim Executive Director

  • Oversaw daily operations of the Council, managing multiple processes
  • Supervised and trained all volunteers
  • Facilitated meetings and logistics
  • Managed all fiscal responsibilities, including: accounts payable/receivable
  • Stayed up-to-date on all policy and procedures, advising others on appropriate practices

Accomplishments: Developed excellent relationships with community agencies.

Successfully managed operations during the administrative transition

Program Director

  • Successfully managed a Coalition of nonprofit agencies and volunteers
  • Prepared and managed federal and non-federal grants
  • Created business contracts and memorandums of understanding
  • Developed Strategic Plans for community-wide prevention initiatives
  • Maintained revisions and updates to company website
  • Coordinated special events, fundraisers, and prevention initiatives
  • Produced public relations material for Council members and media (i.e., flyers, newsletters)

Accomplishments: Generate over $500,000 for the agency budget, Updated policies and procedures for Coalition, and assisted in the creation of the 2009 Vanderburgh County Epidemiological Report 

  Program Coordinator- AmeriCorps Member                   

  • Implemented evidence-based programs in schools
  • Reorganized a Teen Advisory Council
  • Coordinated a Teen Conference
  • Oversaw community outreach

Accomplishments: Received certifications for CPR, SMART Moves Leadership training,Principles of Science-Based Prevention, Conflict Resolution, Team Building, and Youth Development Academy

Education

Skills

Training
Interpersonal or people skills
The ability to build a positive working relationship with others is necessary in any work enviornment, especially within a diverse corporate culture. One must possess respect for colleagues to minimize the potential for a hostile atmosphere.
Conflict management
Written and verbal communication

References

LaShawna Suggs

Kimberly Johnson

Marq Coleman

Ellis Redd

Randall Lander

Stephanie Terry

Certifications

Human Services

Indiana Wesleyan University
Aug 2009Aug 2012

Certified Prevention Professional

Indiana Association of Prevention Professionals

Vanderburgh County Strategic Pla