Over 29 years of experience as a competent, dedicated and results-driven worker in government with eight years as a community resource representative for local neighborhoods.
Passion for social work
Community resources specialist
03/2009 to Current
Community Resource RepresentativeCommunity Resource Services － Birmingham, Alabama
06/2000 to 11/2006
Administrative Assistant IVDepartment of Community Development － Birmingham, Alabama
06/1986 to 06/2000
Administrative Assistant IIIOffice of Senior Citizens Services － Birmingham, Alabama
04/1985 to 06/1987
Library Assistant IIUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences
Reynolds Historical Library － Birmingham, Alabama
Served as the Assistant to the Curator of a rare book collection.
Typed reports for grants, proposals, letters and other data.
Answered the phone.
Maintained the filing system, ordered supplies as well as made travel arrangements.
Supervised work study students.
Assisted in coordinating details for seminars.
Conducted tours of various civic groups, schools and individuals.
Scheduled appointments for tours and meetings.
10/1983 to 01/1984
Work Study Assistant
Veteran's Administration Hospital
Assisted the Accounting Technician of the Fee Basis in the Chief of Staff Office.
Typed, assorted, filed and prepared for certification various papers for the accounts of Open Heart Surgery, Radiation Therapy, Nuclear Medicine, Dialysis Laboratory and Commercial Dialysis These documents were prepared for the University of Alabama Hospital; OB-GYN Lab, Eye.
Department of Community Development － Birmingham, Alabama
Received requests and assess concerns from citizens regarding housing and social services.
Served as the Housing Division's contact through the City's 311 Customer Service Request System.
Processed applications for the Homebuyer Assistance Program.
Processed applications for the Housing Rehabilitation Volunteer Program.
Monitored housing grants for compliance and provide assistance to subrecipients.
Reviewed Davis Bacon payrolls for compliance.
Conduct employee interviews on Davis Bacon projects.
Research housing programs.
with eight (8) years of provide ability to facilitate projects to completion.
Manage a budget of over $300,000.00 for several neighborhood associatins throughout the city.
Oversee and analyze projects to ensure that they are in compliance with federal and legal guidelines.
Worked to provide strategic leadership to officers so that they can achieve their long term goals and maintain organizational vision.
Manage, direct, and serve as a consultant to neighborhood regarding the submission accept projects.
Provide technical assistance for cost and needs assessments, goal setting, and resource identification.
Research budgeting problems within the neighborhoods and prepare request for payments.
Identify and verify neighborhood and community problems; refer citizens' concerns to appropriate departments, divisions or agencies for resolution; informs citizens of policies and procedures; evaluates capabilities of neighborhood leaders to run the program.
Serve as liaison between residents and agency officials; assists in communicating needs and understanding of agency functions.
Conducts monitoring of community and neighborhood projects by site visits for compliance of department guidelines.
Perform administrative casework.
Process daily requests for information for 100 open cases.
Inform and counsel interested applicants of the various programs.
Gather applicants' financial and income levels.
Determine whether or not HUD financial and economic eligibility requirements are met.
Compute and create HUD reports and Grantee Activity Reports.
Prepared MBE/WBE Reports and Contract Activity Reports.
Administered Community Development projects.
Conducted ongoing monitoring of community development projects.
Conducted employee interviews and reviewed payrolls to ensure compliance of Federal Labor Standards.
Prepared program and activity status reports.
Provided technical assistance for the preparation of grants.
Assisted with the collection and analysis of Requests for Proposals.
Tracked activities of ongoing projects.
Served as the supervisor of clerical support staff.
Planned, assigned and evaluated work performance of clerical support staff.
Trained and instructed clerical support staff regarding operational procedures and practices.
Interviewed prospective employees and made hiring recommendations.
Coordinated board and advisory committee meetings.
Maintained personnel files.
Researched, compiled and edited data included in the agency's grants and proposals.