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Other Employment - Non-profit
Hollywood Senior Center http://www.hollywoodseniorcenter.org
January 2012 - October 2012
Title: Center Manager
Event seeking, scheduling, and coordinating, for the center and multiple North Portland Senior Services locations via Portland Community College, Portland Parks & Recreation, and various other event sources
Recruitment, screening, scheduling, and direct management of 30+ volunteers, mostly seniors. Volunteers participate in consignment shop, thrift store, reception desk, lunch serving, Senior Law Project intake, and various other positions
Fielding of needs of walk-in and calls via locating, communicating, and logging relevant services using the Multnomah County Aging & Disability Resource Connection Care Tool, or routing to Information & Assistance specialists, as needed
County reporting on activities, volume of persons served, and volunteer hours
Basic facility maintenance, e.g. stocking of paper goods for Hollywood center, sundries, groceries, cleaning supplies
Supervision of weekly congregate meals delivered from Loaves & Fishes, special events, and pancake breakfasts
Creation of all fliers; monthly creation, production, and mailing of a 16-page newsletter to ~1,900 center members
Assisting with check-ins and outs for the Medical Equipment Loan Program

Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services http://www.multco.us
January 2010 - March 2012
Title: Volunteer, Community Living Program
Co-author, research, design and produce in-home workers guide for Veterans Directed Home & Community Based Services
Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services
September 2010 - December 2010
Title: Program Development Technician (temp)
Co-author, research, design and produce a 50-page guide to hiring and supervising an in-home worker for older adults
Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services
June 2010 - August 2010
Title: Intern, Community Living Program
Attended Community Living Program (CLP) advisory member meetings & work groups, take notes and type up notes
Developed understanding of related systems, approaches, and relationships (e.g., Administration on Aging (AOA), Area Agencies on Aging (AAA), Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, etc.
Trained on Multnomah County HIPAA policies
Attended case manager meetings for Protective Services Division select Options Counselor trainings
Co-authored procedures, reports on activities and service descriptions

 Academic & Volunteer Activities
Academic & Volunteer Activities

Oregon Health Science University
July 2011 - present
Title: Matter of Balance Certified Instructor
Teach an 8 week course of 2-hour sessions that focuses on practical coping strategies to reduce the fear of falling
Teach exercises related to fall prevention

Portland State University
April 2010 - June 2010
Title: Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Psychopathology, Dr. Shawn Johnston
Worked with students to facilitate understanding of the concepts of Introduction to Psychopathology
Aided professor with class materials, administration of tests, study groups and email communications with students

Portland State University Institute on Aging
September 2009 - June 2010
Title: Research Assistant under Dr. Margaret Neal, Alan DeLaTorre, and Gretchen Luhr
Assisted in concluding the Creating Livable Communities for an Aging Society community partners report
Co-authored student inquiry of Meals on Wheels Fook-Lok meal site and delivery program
Co-authored appreciative inquiry on homebound/isolated seniors in the Hollywood neighborhood of Portland
Co-authored grant proposal for North Portland Neighborhood Services 2010 Small Grants Program
Researched grants for the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Network of Age-friendly Cities©
Co-authored and produced literature for use with the City of Portland to explain efforts and future WHO plans
Entered data into SPSS and Access databases and other tasks for EPA Green Streets audit to benefit older adults

Mother’s Against Drunk Driving
August 2008 - present (on call)
Title: Volunteer Victim’s Advocate
Counsel, support, and refer victims and/or families in various stages of grief
Attend both criminal and civil trials with victims to provide support, at the request of the victim
Provide victims with information regarding crime victim’s compensation, medical cost management options, etc.
Attended 40-hour training in Irving, Texas on all areas of victim advocacy

(Academic references, GPA, and other information available upon request.

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