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Administration/Executive assistant

Location:
Sooke, BC, Canada
Posted:
March 22, 2019

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ANN WELCH 250-***-****

**** ******* ****, ***** ** V9Z 0R4 ac8vcv@r.postjobfree.com

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

• Group Meeting Organization & Facilitation • Multitasking & Time Management

• Group Training & Presentations • Professional Relationship Building

• Conflict Resolution • Collaboration

• Researching and Resourcing • Verbal and Written Communication

• Self-initiative and motivation

• Transcribing and Minutes

• Individual Guidance and Tutoring

• Document Creation and Management

RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

PACHEEDAHT FIRST NATION 2016-2019

Safety and Wellness Coordinator (Apr, 2017 – Mar, 2019) Duties vast and varied, including:

• Assisting Chief and Council with researching information related to concerns, communication with INAC and employment lawyer, scheduling meetings, minute taking, creating correspondence

• Developing and participating in recruitment and hiring processes - creating and distributing job posting, creating interview process and questionnaires, scheduling and assisting with interviews

• Creating and implementing of first written personnel policies that address the organization’s safety and wellness goals.

• Assisting Band Manager and Department Managers with personnel concerns, correspondence, safety plans, and creation of personnel forms

• Coordinating staff meetings and professional development

• Creating Rental Housing Agreement, coordinating Housing Committee, and creating forms for all processes related to Rental Housing

• Assisting with conflict resolution, both formally and informally, for staff and community members

• Addressing various other safety and wellness needs as they arise day-to-day CELASET Lifeskills Coach/Work Experience Coordinator (Sept, 2016 – Mar, 2017)

• supporting participants with time management responsibilities and strategies, establishing priorities and planning, and communication skills

• developing and supporting classroom management strategies with instructor and instructor’s assistant

• sounding board for students’ concerns in personal and academic life, connecting with community resources where needed

• assisting instructor with preparing and mentoring students for the process of job search, applications, interviews, being hired and maintaining employment

• assisting in scheduling and coordination of certification training for participants

• organizing work experience placements with workplace hosts

• supporting workplace hosts and participants to ensure all have a positive experience

• providing necessary supports for participants who will access longer term paid employment from the workplace experience

• bus driver

• assisting in planning and implementation of culturally relevant completion ceremony Welch 2

SOUTH ISLAND WELLNESS SOCIETY 2013 - 2016

Family Advocate North Saanich, BC

Duties including but not limited to the following:

• Developing strong working relationships with community leadership, staff, service providers and families

• Empowering community and family members by facilitating access to information, various resources and supports that meet their specific needs

• Assisting community and family members to understand various aspects of practice for Child and Family Services

• Liaising between families, social workers and other community service providers, in order to coordinate and facilitate various family planning meetings that include the family’s voice in a culturally relevant way

• Producing written agreements from the family planning meetings for all participants

• Coordinating and/or chairing Integrated Case Planning meetings for cases where families have multiple and complex needs

• Providing training and supporting ongoing operation of the Community Practice Committees - assisting with ongoing support and adaptation of community-based models for child and family related services

• Assisting with the design of Community Collaborative Team structures that align with community strengths and personnel

• Providing regular verbal and documented reports for Community Leaders, funders, and the SIWS Executive Director and Team Leader regarding implementation of community-based models, community initiatives and outcomes of family planning meetings T’SOU-KE NATION 2011 - 2014

Cultural Youth Worker Sooke, BC

Duties including but not limited to the following:

• Working with T’Sou-ke Nation staff, community members and partnering organizations to implement a culturally healthy community for the youth

• Promoting clean living, healthy activities and youth team building

• Helping organize and supervise yearly Tribal Journey, Youth Conferences and field trips - including fundraising, travel arrangements, budgeting, daily itineraries

• Seeking out funding opportunities to enhance or create youth services

• Promoting importance of completing education and providing tutoring to students

• Creating and keeping up-to-date files for youth

PRINT THREE 2000 - 2006

Production Team Member Nanaimo, BC

• Customer service, telephone and in-person

• Quotes and invoicing

• Producing a wide variety of print materials, i.e. business cards, brochures, booklets, and posters Welch 3

NORTHERN HEARING & SAFETY TRAINING 1997 - 1999

Office Administration Terrace, BC

Duties including but not limited to the following:

• Implementing new office equipment & software programs

• Creating various office forms and brochures

• Reception, filing, mailing, updating databases, etc. Safety Coordinator

• Creating and organizing Safety Programs & Emergency Response Plans for forestry and construction companies to comply with WCB regulations.

• Recording monthly meeting minutes and submitting accident reports for Safety Committee EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

LATERAL KINDNESS: TRAIN THE TRAINER November, 2017 First Nations Health Authority Victoria, BC

FOUNDATIONS OF COLLABORATIVE April, 2017

CONFLICT RESOLUTION – WORKPLACE FOCUS Victoria, BC Justice Institute of BC

OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID – LEVEL ONE March, 2016

Alert First Aid Inc. Port Renfrew, BC

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT April 2015 – July 2016

Statement of Completion Online

BC Institute of Technology

SAFE TALK: SUICIDE PREVENTION April, 2016

Living Works at Pacheedaht Nation Port Renfrew, BC FAMILY GROUP CONFERENCE TRAINING May 2013

Ann Batchelar at South Island Wellness Society North Saanich, BC COMMUNITY JUSTICE FORUM February, 2012

FACILITATOR WORKSHOP Saanichton, BC

RCMP at Tsawout First Nation

BACHELOR OF ARTS (PSYCHOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY) 2009 - Grad 2011

(Plus 3.5 years towards 5.5 years B. Ed program to become a teacher) Victoria, BC University of Victoria (Transfer from VIU)

ADULT TUTOR TRAINING 2000

Vancouver Island University ` Nanaimo, BC

OFFICE ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE 1996 -1997

AND OFFICE TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE Terrace,BC

Northwest Community College

DRIVER”S LICENCE – CLASS 4 & 5

Welch 4

COMMUNITY SERVICE EXPERIENCE

• Frequent volunteer work and participation within local First Nations Communities

• Volunteer for the 2015 Elder’s Gathering in Saanich, BC.

• Volunteer for the B.E.A.R.’s & B.E.A.M.’s Program (Be Enthusiastic About Reading & Be Enthusiastic About Math) at Mount Benson Elementary School, through Nanaimo Literacy.

• Volunteer tutor for adults learning to read and write through Nanaimo Literacy. References available upon request



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