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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Posted:
September 25, 2018

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OXANA BALKE

Phone 434-***-****

E-mail ac66gq@r.postjobfree.com

Creative, multi-lingual and resourceful leader interested in diversifying my work experiences. During the last 15 years living abroad, I worked in the DoD Child and Youth Program Services arena, at NATO and U.S. Military bases in three countries. During this time I developed excellent leadership and supervisory skills, complimenting my already excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Recently completing a Human Resources Management degree, I am excited to discover an opportunity to combine already existing skills with my newly obtained HR expertise in an interesting and challenging new position. Experience

2016-05 - 2018-05 Child and Youth Programs Services Child Development Assistant CDC, USAG Vicenza, Italy Unit 31401, Box 80, APO, AE 09630 Tanya Rowles, Director, E-mail: ac66gq@r.postjobfree.com, COMM: (0039) ***-**-****; Okay to contact.

• Provided positive learning experiences, guiding and allowing children to develop to their full potential.

• Performed administrative and clerical duties in support of the Child and Youth Program Services. One-on-one guidance and assistance to young military families on best practices of early child development, providing daily written and oral feedback to parents, staff members and management personnel.

Recognized by Garrison Commander with the Achievement Medal for Civil Services, for quick thinking and providing essential first-aid to a 3 year-old choking victim.

Worked jointly with colleagues to provide care, supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with DoD, Army and local policies guidance, and standards.

Although challenging at times, I genuinely loved working with the children, developing rewarding relationships with both the children I worked with and their families.

2010-04 - 2013-06 Special Education Assistant

Patrick Henry Village Elementary School (Heidelberg, GE), Unit 29236, APO, AE 09102 Collaborated with elementary school-level teaching professionals, focusing on special needs children as part of a integrated special needs team, where I developed the skills, patience and abilities necessary to improve the academic performance of disadvantaged special needs children.

Selected by elementary school principal and integrated special needs team lead to assist one special needs child in daily academic performance, due to my exhibited academic performance enhancement skills while a member of the integrated special needs team.

Significantly increased focus child’s individual communication and academic performance through the introduction of an alternative communication computer based device, enabling my focus child to communicate with recorded and synthesized voice to convey messages.

2009-02 - 2010-04 Substitute Teacher

Heidelberg High School (Heidelberg, GE), Unit 29237, APO, AE 09102 Provided supervision, direction and advice to high school students during primary teachers absence, following the teacher’s lesson plan in a manner which ensured consistency and optimal learning that encouraged students to participate.

• Completed daily written and oral feedback for primary teachers regarding students progress.

• Updated high school student attendance and progress via the school’s intranet portal. 2005-04 - 2008-07 Child and Youth Program Assistant SHAPE Child and Youth Services (Mons, BE), Unit 21420, CMR 450, APO, AE 09705 Responsible for the planning, budgeting and conduct of the Torch Club, a weekly small group meeting sponsored by the Boy’s and Girl’s Clubs of America, which focus on strengthening leadership skills and meet the special character development needs of pre-teens.

Schedule and conduct parent/Youth Services representative quarterly conferences to discus behavioral patterns and progress of the children and youths under my assigned care.

Provided daily oversight and guidance on average to 30 children in a multi-national and multi-lingual environment.

Education

2014-08 - 2017-05 University of Maryland University College. Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management. GPA 3.5

2006-05 - 2014-05 Central Texas College. Associate of Applied Science in Social Work Specialization. Skills

• Presentation – Microsoft PowerPoint

• Internet – Locating, accessing, evaluating, storing, editing, researching, and information retreival

• Spreadsheet – Microsoft Excel

• Word Processing – Microsoft Word

• Excellent oral / written communication skills

• Typing 40+ words per minute

Languages

Russian - Native

Romanian - Native

English - Excellent

References

Stephanie Velasquez-Kennedy, Assistant Director, Villaggio CDC USAG Italy - Vicenza Military Community; E- mail: ac66gq@r.postjobfree.com; Okay to contact. Tara Mullins Piskator, Training and Curriculum Specialist, Child & Youth Services CDC 703 Villaggio USAG Italy - Vicenza Military Community; E-mail: ac66gq@r.postjobfree.com; Okay to contact.



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