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Resume for Lauren B. for Educator / Teacher / Nonprofit in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Occupation: Educator / Teacher Industry: Nonprofit
Country: United States City: Shippensburg
State: Pennsylvania ZIP: 17257

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Lauren B.
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Professional Summary
Highly involved facilitator seeking to promote a just and peaceful society through assisting
individuals and groups in gaining intercultural competencies and language learning through
travel within Germany
Professional Proficiencies
• Effective and knowledgeable in working with cultural and social differences
• Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups of individuals
• Creative at designing and facilitating trainings and group discussions
• Adept at motivating others
• Ability to adapt to challenging situations and foreign environments
• Competent at and interested in assuming multiple tasks
• Organizational/Time management/Case Management Skills
• Skilled at monitoring the safety of groups in addition to responding to incidences
• Artistic at constructing pamphlets, newsletters and other promotional materials
• Gifted at mentoring and counseling
School for International Training
Brattleboro, VT, USA
Master of Arts in Conflict Transformation
Completed significant oncampus coursework including: Intercultural Communications,
Organizational Behavior, Theory and Practice of Conflict Transformation, Conflict & Identity,
Initiatives in Peacebuilding, Nonviolence, Journeys of Forgiveness, Training for Social Action
and Training Design for Experiential Learning
Completed a sixmonth practicum in Ghana where I served Liberian refugee children, youth
and young adults
During my stay in Ghana, I conducted multiple interviews with Liberian refugee adolescent
girls and completed my capstone research paper pertaining to sport and gender roles in
developing countries.
Used participation in soccer with the refugees to promote interconnectedness and commonality
among all human beings
LenoirRhyne College
Hickory, NC, USA
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & German
Graduated Magna Cum Laude and initiated into two professional national honor societies
Communicated with Western Europeans and international students in the German language while
completing college coursework in Germany and Austria
Participated in intercollegiate sports
Professional Experience
Chambersburg YMCA
Chambersburg, PA, USA
Youth Counselor
Care for elementary school children during before and after school programs by providing a safe
and nurturing environment for children to have fun and to grow mentally and emotionally
Run recreational activities
Professionally approach inappropriate behaviors and help students deal with current issues
Lauren B., Page
Professional Experience Continued
English Town
Seoul, South Korea
ESL Teacher
Taught various English language related courses to young Korean students in Korea by:
Promoting a fun learning environment for students
Engaging each student in the lessons by relating the material to each of the student’s interests
Taking into account students’ learning abilities and learning styles by utilizing different teaching
MicroFinance & Community Development Organization & Unification Aid Committee
Accra, Ghana
Conflict Resolution Support Staff Volunteer
Designed and facilitated trainings and small group discussions for Liberian refugee young adults
by utilizing participatory methods and by empowering participants to reflect upon their learning
Taught basic education and peace education to Liberian refugee elementary, middle and high
school students Performed administrative duties including designing a Peace Education Manual
and creating organizational brochures and newsletters through Microsoft Publisher
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Brattleboro, VT, USA
Program Assistant
For my graduate work study program, I promoted Big Brothers Big Sister’s program activities
through local outreach by:
Working with my colleagues to establish knowledge and generate support of program goals
within the community by contacting volunteers, community members and employers to discuss
the program’s activities
Assisting in collecting program information and designing program materials to distribute and
present to various parties
Networking with parents and community members during after school programs and community
Cornell Companies South
Mountain, PA, USA
Youth Offender Counselor
As a counselor for a residential leadership development program for teenage youth offenders, I
played the role of a counselor, case manager and life skills worker:
As a counselor, I conducted individual counseling sessions and family conferences in which I
encouraged socially underrepresented youths to adapt to their current circumstances and
prepared them to reenter society as functional citizens.
As a case manager, I coordinated and executed documentation, reports, meetings, schedules
and appointments and acted as a liaison among the company, youths’ family members and
county court systems.
As a life skills worker, I collaborated with several staff members to motivate a group of youth
through daily therapeutic group activities and intervened during crisis situations.
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, PA, USA
Research Assistant
While I completed graduate courses in counseling, I worked as a research assistant where I
partnered with a professor to compose and complete a grant proposal to increase crosscultural
awareness in South Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland. For this proposal, I:
Performed indepth research pertaining to multicultural and diversity issues
Logged statistical data in Excel Spreadsheets
Wrote excerpts for the grant proposal
Lauren B., Page
Professional Experience Continued
Philhaven Behavioral Healthcare Services
Harrisburg, PA, USA
Therapeutic Staff Support
Nov Dec
Fostered modification of inappropriate behaviors of children and teenagers; with emotional and
social difficulties; within local schools, homes and the community
Provided guidance, support and education to children and parents regarding increasing social
skills with peers, family and community members
Intervened during a crisis situation
Computer Skills
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Publisher; Research, WPM

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