Experienced volunteer supervisor with excellent communication and project management skills. Highly motivated with good leadership and time management skills. Uses organizational skills, creativity, and flexibility when applicable to help complete tasks.
Program development and evaluation
Group process facilitation and leadership
Network and community outreach
Fluent in Spanish
Basic written and spoken Arabic (Modern Standard Arabic)
06/2013 to 08/2013
Project SupervisorAmigos de las Americas – Houston, Texas Safeguarded health and safety of six high school-aged Amigos volunteers through providing physical and emotional support, screened and selected host communities in rural Mexico for high school volunteers to live in for the summer, worked as a team member with entire Amigos project staff, assisted in planning and executing group training sessions, provided each of the 6 volunteers with general guidance, motivation, and support, managed personal weekly budget/expenses report, took volunteers to health clinic and/or hospital when sick, assisted volunteers in problem-solving and decision-making.
06/2007 to 08/2012
LifeguardHilltop Family YMCA – 4300 Lakeside Drive Richmond, CA 94806 Maintained a safe swimming environment for patrons by watching pool and pool deck, checking pool chemicals, and making my coworkers and supervisors aware of any problems or anomalies. Was trained and prepared to respond to aquatic and health emergencies.
Bachelor of Arts: Global/International Studies. Emphasis: Middle East University of California, Santa Barbara - 552 University Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
High School Diploma: Saint Mary's College High School - 1294 Albina Ave, Albany, CA 94706
University of California Education Abroad Program (2011-2012): Studied abroad for 1 year in Granada, Spain. Successfully completed 8 university-level classes taught entirely in Spanish
Model Arab League (2011 and 2013): Statewide debate competition