GLO A. IVORY
Flint, MI 48502
Consultant, The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc.
Washington, D.C. (remote) (January 2019- September 2019)
Co-treasurer of the Sherelle T. Carper campaign as to elect Ms. Carper as national president of the Association. Responsibilities were to raise funds and acquire items with the candidate’s name of them for distribution at the various district conferences, across the country and at the national convention, held in Ft. Lauderdale. Once elected President Carper had me to continue as a graphic designer for three projects. One—to develop an announcement of a major dinner with other non-profit partners; two—design and layout the annual president’s packet, consisting of 59 pages; three- design and layout the first board meeting under this administration.
Office Assistant, University of Michigan-Flint-Intercultural Center
Flint, MI (September 2015- May 2016)
Assisted Director of the Intercultural Center with setting up workshops with speakers, and special events for the Center. Sent notices of events happening in the Center to the various departments and student groups on campus. Answered phones, open and closed the Center.
Instructor, University of Michigan – Flint Equal Opportunity Initiative
Flint, MI (June 2014-July 2014)
Instructor of Life skills, with the EOI office summer program. The program has high school students live on campus for six weeks, attending pre-college classes, taking English, Math, electives and life skills.
Office Assistant, Mott Community College Workforce Development
Flint, MI (May 2012-July 2012)
Office assistant to the Coordinator of three job training programs. Responsibilities included data entry, maintenance of various databases, utilizing excel and acrobat, filing, and answering phones.
Resident Assistant, YWCA
Flint, MN (June 2011-May 2012)
The program, Nina’s Place, housed young ladies that had aged out of the foster care system. We mentored the young ladies, assisted with life skills, assisted with job placement, filling out college applications, high school placement and social services. We helped the young ladies with the transition into independent living.
Employment Specialist, AARP Foundation
Flint, MI (February-June 2011)
Assisted seniors, in a training program, find permanent jobs. Researched several internet sites with job postings and forwarded the job leads to the seniors or I would send out various resumes to the advertised positions. Would conduct six-month and annual reviews with the participants in the program, to ascertain if they still qualified for the program.
Assistant Director of Field Operations, Cohen for Congress
Memphis, T.N. (May 2010-August 2010).
Responsibilities included preparing and coordinating maps using the software, Streets and Trips, so that union representatives, volunteers and interns may erect and distribute the signs. Additional duties were to coordinate rides to the polls, early voting and on Election Day and visits to nursing homes/assisted living facilities canvassing elderly voters.
Director of Membership Services, DC Association of Chartered Public Schools
Washington, D.C. (July 2006-June 2009).
Developed and executed annual membership recruitment/retention strategy and set membership goals. Developed policies and systems for recruitment and tracking of members. Maintained and put in place economies of scale in the purchasing of essential products and services for member schools; and models of best practices in both instructional and management systems. Responsible for identifying member schools’ needs in the areas of school operations including: administrative efficiency and governance; financial capacity and development-grants/proposal writing; facilities and vendor management and acquisitions; and local and federal compliance. Managed/reported external evaluations of member service (help desk, workshop) programs. Participated in planning and implementation of training and technical assistance for members including meetings, conferences, on-site support, and on-line courses.
Consultant, The Institute for the Advancement of Multicultural and Minority Medicine
Washington, D.C. (June –August 2004).
The Pharmaceutical Research Manufactures Association in May 2004 contributed funds to IAMMM to launch a national campaign to educate minority seniors about the benefits of the Medicare-Approved Prescription Drug Discount Program and to enroll them into the program. I was assigned to organized seniors across the country from various civic, fraternal, faith based, non-profit, etc., groups to assist the Institute in signing up seniors in the program.
Volunteer, Feed Flint
The last Saturday of each month regardless of the weather, Feed Flint serves anyone that desires a grilled hamburger and hot dogs, with various sides, fruit, and desserts. This activity takes place on the corner of Beach St. and Riverpark. I have been volunteering since, 2010.
Volunteer, Operation Crossroads Africa, Inc.
Volunteered for the organization, Operation Crossroads Africa, Inc. in Ghana, West Africa during the summer. We worked on a pineapple planation. The project we completed was the construction of a middle school.
Volunteer, Shelter of Flint, One Stop. Summer of 2017
I worked at the One Stop location, assisting clients with signing up for mail boxes, retrieving mail, and referring the clients to other local agencies for housing, jobs and food services. Assisted with intake of clients seeking housing assistance.
University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, MI, BA., May 2016
University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, MI M.P.A., December 2017
Study Abroad, University of Michigan-Flint (Summer 2015).
The summer of 2015, I participated in the study abroad program to Ghana, West Africa.
Intern, Big Brother Big Sisters (Fall 2015).
I worked at the agency as a part of a class, I took on Grant Writing for Non-profit Organizations.