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Desired Industry: Social Services SpiderID: 47866
Desired Job Location: Baltimore, Maryland Date Posted: 2/1/2011
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: immediately
Desired Wage: 45,000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience Willing to Travel: No
Highest Degree Attained: Masters Willing to Relocate: No


Objective:
Social Worker with extensive administrative and office management experience seeking a full-time position in an organization that will leverage my Social Work education, training and experience including diverse specializations in Clinical Mental Health and Management & Community Organizing; my extensive background in working around issues of poverty, inadequate access to resources, and other social justice issues, which have positively impacted communities in and around Maryland, as well as New York.


Experience:
PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT DURING GRADUATE STUDIES
Sept ‘06 - Present NEW DIRECTIONS WAIVER, Catonsville, MD Job Coach Work in partnership with person and selected family and friends in creating and working towards career and life goals through person centered planning. Work together to develop greater employment and self-advocating skills, develop community supports, and to create open paths of communication to foster positive employer/employee relations. Focus on basic life skills (organizing and achieving daily tasks as they arise).
July ‘09 – June ‘10 SHARED SUPPORT MD, Baltimore MD Employment Liaison Provide mentoring and support to teams providing assistance to clientele through group meetings/trainings, technical assistance and one to one assistance. Support all Employment Personnel and Clientele - mentor staff and clients through brainstorming in the area of employment. Provide connections, resources and training to circle members as a means to achieving employment outcomes.
Feb ‘08 – Dec ‘08 HOMELESS PERSONS REPRESENTATION PROJECT, Baltimore, MD Office Manager Managed office functions including personnel, human relations and billing. Supported implementation of Public Interest Law Seminar Series. Conceptualized and spearheaded fundraising events. Provided oversight and implementation of complete IT system and network overhaul.
Mary C. Bakel
2
Feb ‘06 – Feb ‘08 CYLBURN ARBORETUM ASSOCIATION, Baltimore, MD Program Assistant Assisted in all daily activities of Association, including serving public, completing all administrative duties, providing historical information/tours, creating correspondences, maintaining database. Spearheaded media outreach to statewide and regional outlets. Developed materials (content and design) for publicity, educational tools, and event materials including quarterly event calendar booklets, newsletters, brochures, flyers, and event advertisements and invitations for up to 1,800 person mailing list. Secured sponsorship for various events from local businesses.
FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT DURING GRADUATE STUDIES
March ‘05 – Feb ‘06 CHRISTOPHER PLACE EMPLOYMENT ACADEMY, Baltimore, MD Intensive Case Manager – Retention Specialist Managed caseload (between 18-25 clients). Performed a variety of intensive casework support to each client including: Provided intensive job-retention counseling and support. Worked with each client to assess individual needs impeding progress, and arranged requisite supports to address needs and concerns. Assisted clients in overcoming barriers to employment. Created Individual Employment Plans with each client. Assisted clients in managing and developing financial plans. Oriented clients in life skills, job readiness, and all aspects of the program. Provided intensive career development support for all participants including resume preparation, scheduling informational interviews and networking experiences with established business professionals, providing job coaching, securing job interviews and placement assistance for participants. Recruited and organized multiple volunteers to teach a broad variety of curricula. Organized and secured the donation of numerous participant field trips. Developed and implemented model mentor program to create mentor matches.
FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT
March ‘02 – July ‘03 VALLEY LODGE TRANSITIONAL SHELTER, New York, NY Intensive Case Manager Managed a caseload (between 15-18 clients over the age of 50 with medical and mental health issues). Performed variety of intensive casework support to each client including: Performed intake/biopsycho-social assessments with clients Provided assistance with obtaining entitlements (SSI, Medicaid, etc.) Helped manage medical and psychiatric treatment. Referred clients to resources, such as drug and alcohol tx, support counseling, job training, immigration issues, supported clients’ contact with family/friends. Facilitated therapeutic and social groups. Assisted with technical support for agency in coordination with WSFSSH tech staff.
Mary C. Bakel
3
Oct ‘99 – Nov ‘01 CENTER FOR POVERTY SOLUTIONS, Baltimore, MD Director of Communications Managed all aspects of agency’s media strategy – including: the web site, image building, design of program and event materials, contact maintenance. Coordinated newsletter-created concept, wrote articles, designed layout, etc. Spearheaded media outreach to statewide outlets through press releases, media advisories and public service announcements; secured sponsorships for events; and arranged live event media coverage. Managed all duties of Director of Communications & Assoc. Director duties.
Associate Director of Communications Worked in partnership w/Director to manage all aspects of agency’s media strategy. Assisted advocacy department re: rallies and lobbying efforts. Coordinated web and IT systems – responsible for maintenance and design.
Emergency Food Pantry Committee Member
Served as member of Emergency Food Pantry Committee – assisted clients with emergency services; established procedures; managed volunteers’ involvement.
VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY - Baltimore, MD
Family Selection Committee Member, Chesapeake Affiliate 2001, 2007
Reviewed applications, financial statements and credit histories.
ST. FRANCES ACADEMY COMMUNITY CENTER - Baltimore, MD 2001- Present
Assist at various community events annually such as MLK Jr. JobFair.


Education:
2008-2009 UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, School of Medicine, Dept. of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine – Community and Behavioral Health concentration Earned 23 credits towards a Masters in Public Health
2004-2007 UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, Graduate School of Social Work Masters in Social Work – Clinical Mental Health/Management and Community Organizing (3.8 GPA)
1995-1999 TOWSON UNIVERSITY, College of Arts & Science Bachelor of Arts – Double Major: Sociology/Mass Communications, Public Relations (3.5 GPA)


Skills:
Group Facilitation & Training, Professional Networking, Employment Counseling, Intensive Case Management, Direct Service Work, Marketing & Public Relations, Community Organizing, Communications, Office Admin & Bookkeeping, Public Policy & Advocacy, Volunteer Coordination,
Fundraising & Development, Web Maintenance, Graphic Design, Event Planning & Management, Proficient in Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Pro, Adobe Creative Suite 2 package, PageMaker 6.5, Microsoft FrontPage, Printshop. Typing speed - approximately 90 wpm.


Additional Information:
I am willing to work in a variety of different fields. I am a very quick learner and am happy to experience new areas in a variety of different industries.


Reference:
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