Babysitter in Calabash, NC 28467.
Looking for work as a babysitter.
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- Age 40
- 10 years paid experience
Last signed in: More than 6 months
Preferred Rate $8-$12 per hour
I am a certified Parent Educator, Teacher and Mother. I have worked with children my entire adult life and have loved every minute of it!
Vast knowledge of family resources in our community. Extensive knowledge of local and national Education programs, techniques and practices and their application to casework, group work and community issues. Experience in family, community outreach programs and group dynamics, knowledge of a range of intervention techniques, governmental and private organizations. Excellent Grant Writing skills with proven funding results. Extremely skilled in establishing rapport with people and helping them towards their goals. Able to supervise, train and instruct co-workers, students, parents and community members as well as establishing a working relationship with them. Capable of expressing ideas clearly and concisely and of planning and executing work effectively.
Bachelors of Science Health Education University of New Hampshire at Plymouth May 1998
Certified Parent Educator Parents As Teachers September 2009-2011
Parent Educator Smart Start of Brunswick County Shallotte, NC 2009-March 2011
Responsibilities included: to empower parents to support the educational growth of their children, work in a family-centered program and center duties on the needs of the families of Brunswick County. Assist in the identification and recruitment of families most in need in our community with the help of local schools, community agencies, outreach events and word of mouth. Encourage families to attend regularly and to remain in the program a sufficient time to meet their goals. Assist in the screening and preparation of children and parents to enable families to fully participate in program, activities and services. Implement designated parenting education curriculum to foster the acquisition of parenting skills for students. Work with parents to determine parental needs and interests for future parent education sessions. Maintain client files including visit notes, developmental milestones, observations, and suggested resources. Conduct developmental screenings such as ASQ-3 and Dial 3. Writing curriculum and lesson plans. One on one visits with parents and their children working on brain development of their child. Facilitate monthly group meetings at various Brunswick County locations on various parenting and personal topics. Work together with community agencies on ways to reach out to more families in a very spread out County. Foster self determination by helping parents learn skills they need to care for their family’s needs . Ensure a high standard of ethics by providing for family confidentiality. Participate fully as a team member. Provide referrals to other agencies for their families as needed. Work collaboratively with other agencies to enhance services to families. Work efficiently with all Microsoft Office applications.
Classroom Tutoring, Fundraising, Coordinating Events Chairperson, and Volunteering Waxhaw Elementary School 2005-2009
Fostered meaningful relationships with students, parents, staff and other educators to create a warm and inviting environment in which all can cooperate. Worked with parents and community & national businesses to help better our students education by giving our teachers more supplies and tools needed. Wrote for Home Depot Grant for student butterfly garden, wrote Office Depot Grant for school supplies for several classrooms. Gained community resources, funding and support to create fun filled and educational events for the students. Raised money to put more educational supplies into the classrooms. Created lesson plans to engage students in meaningful learning situations. Asses student outcomes with formative and summative assessments . Integrated technology into the classrooms through raising funds for document cameras and computers.
Mental and Behavioral Day Treatment Patient Care Specialist JM MURRAY Center Cortland, NY 2003-2004
Responsibilities included: direct patient care with mentally and behaviorally challenged individuals in a day treatment setting. Helped the clients become more implemented in everyday life such as employment training, personal care, finances/budgeting, and medical decisions. Worked very closely with staff at the center as well as the client’s residential facility/family to help transition them into a higher functioning life. Dealt with moderate to severe behaviors and was fully trained in restraint and redirection to help the clients calm down. The ultimate goal was to help the clients become more self sufficient in their everyday life. There were several reporting and clerical responsibilities that went along with this position. Work was done one on one as well as group settings.
Lead Case Manager/Community Educator/Client Advocate Community Assistance Fund/AIDS Response Effort Non-Profit Agency Valley Health System Hospital Winchester, VA 2000-2002
Responsibilities included: HIV/AIDS education taught to families (many with school aged children), local schools K-12, jails (women’s and men’s), juvenile homes, half-way homes, women’s shelters, migrant farmers, hospital patients, salvation army, CCAP, food banks of Frederick County, Winchester Health Department, Winchester City DSS, Goodwill and many others. Completed initial intake assessments and exit review. Wrote Grants for Ryan White I, II and II funds as well as HOPWA funding. Carried a 50+ case load for HIV/AIDS clients of 5 counties in Northern Virginia. Was responsible for all agency case management, group meetings, recruitment, client confidentiality, and much more. Served on several community non-profit boards, participated in many meetings and community events.
Age Specific Experience
10 years of paid child care experience with:
- First year
- Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
- Preschooler (3 to 5 years)
- Grade School (6 to 11 years)
- Pre-teen/Teenagers (12 years and over)
Skills & Abilities
- Potty Training
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling
- Homework Help