Case Manager/ InternJuly 2011 to May 2012 BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF ERIE COUNTY - Buffalo, New York
Attended a day of training which presented how to deal with volunteers and children experiencing trauma as well child development and the intervention in families where there is neglect.
Researched and conducted speeches on domestic violence and foster care.
Collaborated with case managers in both site-based and community-based mentoring.
Worked directly with children of incarcerated parents and youth with disabilities at both The Father Belle Center and Enterprise Charter School.
Frequently captivated in the process of home visits, administration, activity planning, and interviewing volunteers, children, and parents.
Office AssistantAugust 2009 to September 2011 MOOT HALL ADMISSIONS OFFICE - Buffalo, New York
Contributed to everyday office responsibilities.
Filed student transcripts, prepared acceptance and denial letters, devised information folders, and delivered mail.
Cashier/ BakerJanuary 2006 to March 2010 TIM HORTONS - Buffalo, New York
Provided customers with precise food and drink preparation at a virtuous level of customer service.
State University of New York CollegeMay of 2012Buffalo, NY Bachelor of Science: Social Work
LUKES MISSION OF MERCY (2008/2009 Academic Year): Prepared and served the less-fortunate population with both lunch and dinner.
Helped with cleaning up and arranging donations of clothing and furniture in their "mall".
Visited The Good Shepherd residence which provides a structured home for men who are in recovery from alcohol or other addictions.
ST.FRANCIS XAVIOR AT CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION (Fall 2009): Hosted a meal for the poor and at-risk populations.
Performed normal kitchen duties such as drink preparation, headcount, clean up, and crowd control.
Many of the clients had an addiction or mental health diagnosis, which improved my capability to work with this population.
LOAVES AND FISHES AT THE LAFAYETTE AVE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Spring 2010) : Sorted food from food drives, packaged frozen food for distribution, office work, and prepared and served lunch to the impoverished population.