Recent graduate with excellent research, time management and problem solving skills. Action-oriented with strong
ability to communicate effectively. Self-directed, adaptable and dedicated in exceeding goals and expectations.
Ability to work with diverse people and settings Excellent written and verbal communication skills Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint Event planning/coordinating
07/2012 to Current
Recreational Leader/Specialist V-NCCity of Long Beach, Parks and Recreation - Long Beach, CA
For three consecutive years, the group of high school students I mentored/tutored, placed among the Top Three Teams out of a total of 10 other teams.
The placement was measured by their academic improvement and scholarly growth.
We were rewarded twice, with an all paid two-day river rafting trip.
Served as student mentor and counselor for students when academic problems and personal adjustments arose.
Voted 'Favorite Tutor' during the Summer Residential Program at CSULB.
Helped 9 students in Job Corps reach their Individual Education Program goals and receive their High School Diploma in 2 months.
Promoted higher education and positive role models by hosting Frat Night at Admiral Kidd Park.
Multi-ethnic fraternities and sororities were invited to play dodgeball with the kids, spoke about college, future endeavors and Greek life.
Over 15 college students and Alumni were in attendance.
The night successfully ended with a Stroll Show that really excited the kids.
The entire Summer, the BE SAFE Program averaged about 80 participants nightly.
We hosted an 'End of the Summer Luau & Reptile Show' with small raffle prizes.
We hosted over 200 participants...the night was a success despite having only 3 staff.
Families were really pleased and well fed on a $250 budget.
After School Rec Leader
Serve as the park's only bilingual Spanish/English customer service representative, answering questions Model appropriate social behaviors and encouraged concern for others.
Provide academic tutoring and assistance in homework completion for children ages 5-12; approximately about 15-20 a day.
Assist in the coordination of rewards/incentives for students with high homework completion rates.
Coordinate and execute fun, holiday-themed arts & crafts twice per week.
performing cashier duties, product assistance and cleaning.
Youth Sports Coach: Volleyball Helped develop each participant's physical and psychological fitness; created and ran up-to-date and relevant volleyball drills.
Maintained and updated attendance sheets and registration forms.
Fostered a culture of good sportsmanship, cooperation and responsibility among twelve 11-14 year old Volleyball girls.
01/2014 to 05/2014
BE SAFE Assistant CoordinatorJob Corps - Long Beach, CA
Organized activities that developed children's physical, emotional and social growth.
Helped facilitate indoor and outdoor play to verify safety and wellness.
Created monthly calendar with innovating and fun weekly themes.
Planned each craft and activities to fit the week's theme and limited budget.
Cleaned and prepared various foods for cooking class and to serve nightly as snack for 80+ kids.
Managed preparation and presentation of the desserts for all Weekly Themes; 3 classes with 15 kids each.
Promoted cleanliness in the kitchen and taught how to measure ingredients.
Kids were hands-on! Helped developed target recruitment strategies to increase student participation.
Kept inventory of crafts and food supplies to ensure product for entire Summer.
Shopped for Park's Food; Entered and reconciled records of transactions made with voucher into designated form for transmittal.
Completed closing duties: including restocking items, changing trash bags, cleaning restroom floors and mopping facility.
Developed creative recruiting strategies that welcomed not only the youth but also parents.
Encouraged parents to continue attending group fitness classes while children interact with the evening activities.
New Learning Resources Online' Tutor Taught an array of high school subjects: Algebra, Social Studies, English, Business Math, etc to a diverse class of 20 students (ages 16-24) per period.
Routinely met with NLRO instructor to address and develop effective strategies to deal with in-class issues/ learning interruptions [language barrier, ADHD, etc].
Planned and edited research papers with students, introducing the basics of writing a well-executed paper to avoid plagiarism, critical thinking and analytical writing.
09/2009 to 05/2013
High School Subjects Tutor/MentorUpward Bound - Long Beach, CA
Routinely met with 16 students to discuss changes in studying patterns/student habits according to their quarter term grades.
Used variety of teaching techniques: Khan Academy, Visual Aids, Current Events etc.
to encourage student critical thinking and discussion rhetoric.
Instructed 10-11th grade levels of Algebra I and Algebra II also established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among a class of 16 students who met every other Saturday for the whole school year.
Received high remarks for the creativity of lesson plans and instructional techniques from students, parents and coworkers.
Assisted Juniors and Seniors in completing SAT/ACT registration, College Applications and Financial Aid.
Affiliations Greatness by Nature (Street Member) since 2012 Iota Sweetheart Auxiliary (Recording Secretary) since 2010.
Bachelor of Arts: Chicano Latino Studies Entrepreneurship Marketing/Advertising and ManagementCalifornia State University - Long Beach, CAGPA: President's Honor ListChicano Latino Studies Entrepreneurship Marketing/Advertising and Management Member of Black Business Student Association
Member of InterVarsity Recognitions President's Honor List