Description

WORK EXPERIENCE

ESL Adult Literacy Tutor: The Literacy Connection, Elgin, Il. (August 2014-Present) 
• Tutor adults in both a classroom setting and individually 
• Develop English language skills in reading, writing, communicating, grammar, and more

Nanny: Shapiro Family, Bartlett, Il. (March 2016-Present) 
• Care for a infant girl and 2 year old boy 
• Aid in light housework 
• Help with development

Nanny: Sizemore Family, Batavia, Il. (February 2016-Present) 
• Care for and entertain two boys (Ages 6 and 3). 
• Aid in light housecleaning 
• Help with homework and overall development 
• Prepare meals 
• Get boys ready for school and drive them to school

Natural Areas Instructor: Downers Grove Park District, Downers Grove, Il. (April 2015-August 2016) 
• Present, evaluate and revise education programs at Lyman Woods and Belmont Prairie 
• Assist with production of park district program brochures, explanatory signs, and public materials 
• Aid natural resources management, upkeep of interpretive exhibits and facility maintenance 
• Lead presentation of camp activities for participants aged 4-14 
• Assist with development of summer camp programs 

Environmental Educator: Spring Valley Nature Center, Schaumburg, Il. (August 2015-April 2016) 
• Work with school children ages 5-12 
• Lead environmental education experiences 
• Assist in improving current programs and creating new ones 

Sustainability Intern: Ripon College, Ripon, WI (August 2013—May 2014) 
• Implemented the Eco-Rep program (a student-based, campus-sustainability initiative) 
• Coordinated campus events run by Eco-Reps (students), collaborated with other campus groups, and maintained a public blog for status updates

Anthropology Department Intern: Ripon College, Ripon, WI (August 2012-December 2012) 
• Tracked and digitally filed Archaeological artifact information for professor’s database

VP Public Relations and Marketing: Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, Ripon, WI (April 2013—December 2014) 
• Managed social media for chapter and updated member-status on official website 
• Reviewed fraternity-event merchandise for approval and generated promotional advertisements for events 
• Established agenda for all mandatory meetings

Environmental Captain: Panera Bread, Streamwood, IL (May 2010—May 2015) 
• Educated and monitored employees regarding environmental policies in the work place 
• Trained new employees for a variety of positions 
• Supervised holiday fundraisers geared towards children 

EDUCATION 
Bachelor of Arts degree, Ripon College, Ripon, WI (May 2014) 
Majors: Environmental Studies and Anthropology

GPA: 3.2/4.0

Course Highlights:

• Ecology 
• Developmental Economics 
• Philosophy and the Environment 
• Resources and Environmental Economics 
• Human Rights 
• Urban Anthropology 
• Activist Anthropology 
• Human Mobility 
Associate degree of Science, Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL (May 2012) 
GPA: 3.6/4.0

HONORS AND ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE 
• Assisted in running March of Dimes Fundraiser in Chicago (2007, 2008) 
• Photo Editor and writer for Larkin High School Newspaper (2008-2010) 
• Participated in student-teaching program for 5th grade class (2009-2010) 
• Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (Elgin Community College, Ripon College) 
• Dean’s List (Elgin Community College) 
• Zumba Instructor for various ages (children – elderly) 
• High School and College Dance Team member (Larkin High School, Ripon College) 
• Assisted running Health and Wellness fair for children ages 6-12 (Ripon College) 
• Member of the Phi Kappa Pi Fraternity that is responsible for various charity event each year (Ripon College) 
• Volunteer for Anderson Animal Shelter (Walk, groom, socialize and train dogs) 
• CPR and First Aid certified through the Downers Grove Park District 
• Boy Scouts Merit Badge Counselor (and certified in Youth Protection) 
• TESL Certification (In process via International Open Academy online)

Skills

  • ESL Teaching