Diverse, progressive experience in human services encompassing case management, grant writing and administration, advocacy, referrals,and staff training / development. Utilize excellent communication, interpersonal, and public relations skills to interface effectively with administrators, staff, clients, and families. Organized, dedicated professional with sound project management skills. Experienced, trainer, and seminar leader. Able to understand and read Spanish.
Office Suite including word, excel, power point and access
Grants and Contracts SpecialistJan 2010 to Current Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Perform specialized related duties in the area of grants management; research including needs analysis, literature review and regulations critique to identify problems and determine priorities; develops alternatives; gathers information related to program area; develops goals and objectives, evaluation standards, timetables, other program components and department policy for program area and individual projects; facilitates direct grant process; provides technical assistance and acts as resource person to grantees; evaluates program proposals and applications for conformance with regulations and state goals; recommends funding; monitors and assesses ongoing programs for conformance to reporting requirements, general budget and timetable guidelines and program effectiveness; prepares quarterly and annual reports and statewide annual plan or section of plan related to program local area; attends meetings of appropriate state, local and regional organizations and performs other liaison functions to coordinate efforts in program area; performs related duties as required.
Health Program Assistant IJan 2006 to Jan 2010 Department of Social Services － Hartford, CT.
The specific duties and responsibilities of this generic class vary widely depending on the nature of the program and the current stage in its life cycle.
Typical examples of duties include the following: serves as regional coordinator for a statewide health program or project with responsibility for developing and maintaining appropriate programs, projects and liaisons in their assigned regions; participates in planning, organization and implementation of a statewide health program by having responsibility for major components of program such as staffing, work assignment and distribution decisions; initiates and oversees public relations efforts; establishes and maintains relationships involved in program within agency and with other state, community or public agencies; assists division head in expediting program; prepares comprehensive reports on planning and progress of program; develops objectives so program functions within cost estimates; analyzes, evaluates and interprets data; advises and participates in formulation of task forces within or outside agency and coordinates activities so program is successfully accomplished; works with federal, state and community agencies on new, proposed or revised programs to clarify or develop objectives, determine method of integrating programs in agency operations and establish cost estimates; provides technical assistance to community agencies; assists in drafting of legislation and regulations; gathers fiscal and programmatic data on programs and participates in planning budget and programmatic aspects of program; may also be assigned to conduct health planning, program monitoring and grants management for particular programs; may be involved in approval of grants or projects; may speak publicly about program issues and develop information for public distribution; performs related duties as required.
Detailed duties and responsibilities include serving as regional coordinator for a statewide health program with responsibility for developing and maintaining appropriate projects.
Serve as a liaison for clinical laboratories and hospital in the area of policy and procedures.
Participate in developing and planning waivers with other state agencies.
Prepare comprehensive reports on planning and progress of program; and develop objectives for program functions within cost estimates; analyze, evaluate and interpret data.
Advise and participate in formulation of task forces within or outside agency and coordinate activities so program is successfully accomplished.
Work with federal, state and community agencies on new, proposed or revised programs to clarify or develop objectives.
Provide technical assistance to community agencies; assists in drafting of legislation and regulations.
Gather fiscal and programmatic data on programs and participate in planning budget and programmatic aspects of program.
Healthy Aging Line RepresentativeJan 2004 to Jan 2006 Hospital of Saint Raphael's － New Haven, CT.
Under general supervision, contact elderly persons who may be in need of services; to determine which services, benefits or entitlements they may be in greatest need and make referrals to determine which agencies or individuals may best provide the necessary services; to assist the elderly in making contact with the proper authorities; to intervene in crisis situations involving the elderly and to perform related duties as required.
Provide telephone and printed information for adults about programs and services.
Schedule appointments for the Senior Assessment Center.
Community Impact Manager /Campaign AssociateJan 2000 to Jan 2004 United Way of Greater New Haven － New Haven, CT.
Direct and coordinate United Way's community involvement in priority areas Including Nurturing Children, Positive Youth Development, Strengthening Families, Promoting Independence, and Protecting Health.
Responsibilities include initiating partnerships with non-profit agencies, governmental agencies, and private funders to address community needs, developing and implementing presentations for agencies, institutions, and foundations, monitoring foundation, state, and private grants to support human service programs and initiatives, recruiting and training volunteers, providing training and technical assistance to agencies including program development, budgeting, and outcome management, fundraising, grant management, maintaining records, and preparing progress reports.
Bachelor of Science, HUMAN SERVICESDecember 2005Springfield College － Springfield, MAHUMAN SERVICES
Pursued Liberal Arts Degree, SpanishUniversidad de Salamanca － Salamanca, SpainSpanish Completed one year towards degree
Schedule appointments, agency, benefits, budgeting, budget, clarify, Council, drafting, fundraising, Fund-Raising, funds, grant writing, grants, grant proposals, leadership, leadership skills, meetings, access, excel, Office Suite, power point, 2000, word, works, monitors, needs analysis, networks, presentations, profit, program development, progress, proposals, protocols, public relations, Speaker, public speaking, recruiting, reporting, research, sound, staffing, supervision, technical assistance, telephone, workshops, annual reports