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Executive Management, Reception

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
May 14, 2019

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Kirsten Kubina

I bring a passionate and professional way of engaging people regarding the needs that they desire to have met. In the interest of reliable and compassionate care, I strive to maintain healthy relationships with my clients and take great pride in providing a positive experience.


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Attention to detail and a good eye for colour

Skillful planner and multitasker

Passionate, professional, and engaging

Works well independently and in a team setting

Conflict resolution and diffusion

Administration and advertising

Aptitude learning new processes and systems

Supervision skills

Initiative and strong self-motivation

Strong problem solving and decision-making

Time Management

Work Experience

Reception / Management (YMCA) April 2011 – May 2018

Managed a team of 20-30 Instructors and Lifeguards

Admin work such as photocopying, scanning, answering phones, accepting new inventory etc.

Informed and checked in with parents on next class levels

Diffused situations as they arose with patrons and parents alike

Supported my Lifeguards and Instructors when patrons disagreed with their instructions

Organized paperwork for swim meets, multipurpose room bookings

Executive Planner January 2018 – Present

Intense organization of multiple schedules; including emails, phone calls, ordering parts, within a set time frame

Managing multiple schedules to coordinate for upcoming personal and public events, student groups, and special celebrations

Brand Ambassador - Dental Group U of A September 2018 – Present

Promote the services that are available on campus for both enrolled students and the general public

Lifeguard - City of Edmonton December 2014 – November 2016

Learned and trained other staff on a 50-step pool backwash procedure

Able to lift 50kg as required by the job

Managed large amounts of chemicals for patron safety

Multitasked supervision of varying groups of people, head counts, bottom checks, and instructor to student ratios

Maintained time conscious rotations of the pool facility to ensure all safety procedures were me

Tutor K-12 September 2017 – Present

Flexible application of teaching skills within varied contexts, including location, content requirements, availability, and student needs.

Lead Instructor / Senior Guard - YMCA April 2011 – May 2018

Wrote incident reports, report cards, head count sheets, level completion sheets, stock and inventory forms

Organized pre and post meetings for instructors and guards during program times

Communicating with building staff to assist with patron ratios

Marshalled swim meets and supervised youth floor hockey and youth soccer

Oversaw class sizes and similar skill level of participants in each class and instructors needs


Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology (U of A) March 1st, 2018 – Present

With a Major in Clothing, Textiles, and Material Culture

Specialization in Interior Design

3 years completed of Bachelor of Education degree (U of A) September 2015 – 2018

Alberta High School Diploma (Oscar Romero, AP Program) September 2009 – June 2012



Standard First Aid

CPR C, AED, 02

Volunteer Experience

Paralympic Sports Association Group Coach

Taught Swimming lessons for this group with varying November 2013 – 2018

mental and physical capacities of up to 25 people per group

Mentor - Big Brothers Big Sisters October 2013 – June 2015

Supervised schoolwork of 20 students

Lead Teambuilding activities

Acted as a role model and emotional support for youth

Seamstress August 2009 – Present

Mending garments, shoes for stage productions

Prop-work for stage productions

Language Tutor September 2012 – 2018





Extracurricular Activities, Interests and Activities

Published Author

Dragon Boating 8 years of continuous team management, recruitment, coaching, and leadership of over 20 individuals


Trained cats’ various tricks


Citizenship and Diligence awards

Danced with Alberta Ballet and The Nutcracker

References upon request

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