On Servants' Wings
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Resources and Reflections by Ari Leigh


Project Management & Administraton


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Office Assistant


Safe Passage

  • Provided a welcoming environment at the front desk for clients & community agencies who visited our office.
  • Developed surveys to evaluate client experiences with our agency & translate them into Spanish.
  • Researched best practices for responding to interpersonal & domestic violence & share resources with other employees.
  • Assisted in the development of training scenarios & participate in training volunteer hotline workers.
  • Proofread and revised print resources to ensure they reflected the organizations values.
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Workshop Facilitator


Self Employed

  • Tracking the timeline for submitting proposals.
  • Evaluating community education needs.
  • Researching & synthesizing content into an accessible format for participants.
  • Facilitating dialogue with participants.
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Soup Kitchen Coordinator


St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

  • Planned meals for 30-50 patrons.
  • Recruited and train volunteers.
  • Ensured food safety and cleanliness requirements were maintained.
  • Wrote, distributed, and reported on a survey about the impact of this program.
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Community Coordinator


Boost!

  • Facilitated partnerships between community non-profit organizations and High School in the Community
  • Linked parents and students to necessary resources for academic success.
  • Provided support to after-school events.
  • Publicized school and community events.
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Campus Ministry Coordinator


Lawrence House

  • Established an Episcopal Campus Ministry program at Mt. Holyoke College, Hampshire College, Amherst College, Smith College, & UMass Amherst.
  • Developed, directed and facilitated campus ministry activities.
  • Promoted events through social and print media.
  • Provided a pastoral presence at five campuses.
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Administrative Assistant


Christ Church

  • Evaluated the church website and participated in discussions around what steps needed to be undertaken to update it.
  • Designed, implemented, and maintained a digital file system for organizing sermons.
  • Developed church library cataloging procedures, wrote library manual and trained volunteers on it's use.
  • Assisted with reorganization and cleaning efforts in the parish office.
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(Head) Lifeguard


Harvard Aquatics, Boston University Aquatics, Various Camps

  • Trained non-lifeguard counselors on emergency procedures.
  • Collaborated with other lifeguards to determine optimal use of our resources.
  • Maintained safety & led aquatics activities in both pool and waterfront settings.
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Graduate Assistant


Ethnic & Gender Studies Office

  • Promoted Ethnic & Gender Studies Programming.
  • Maintained contact with Ethnic & Gender Studies students.
  • Developed events to promote dialogue on topics relating to Ethnic & Gender Studies.
  • Facilitated workshops and conversations.
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Camp Counselor


Camp Outright, Camp Aranu'tiq, Waycross

  • Planed & led activities.
  • Supervised campers in cabin & on various expeditions.
  • Guided discussions on leadership & social justice.
  • Facilitated identity caucuses & promote creative self-expression.
  • Modeled healthy self-care practices.
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Court Appointed Special Advocate


SOS CASA of the Flint Hills

  • Developed a plan to investigate child's situation using interviews, visits and reviewing professional reports.
  • Reported findings to the 5th Judicial District Court.
  • Worked with families, support services, and the court to help children reach a safe forever home.
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Soup Kitchen Staff


Community Soup Kitchen

  • Assisted in the development and implementation of a survey to learn how many new guests were coming in each month.
  • Learned about the intersections of race, poverty, and criminality by listening to volunteers and community members.
  • Engaged in various fund raising activities.
  • Participated in the daily operation of the soup kitchen by serving meals.

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