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Social Worker

West Bloomfield Township, MI
July 24, 2020

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Alex C. Lindsay

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Social Science Qualifications


Policy: Title IX, Employment Justice, Racial Equity in Human Resources and Organizational Structure, Best Practices – Racial Equity/PTO/Sick Leave;

Grant: Kresge Urban Transformation Grant; Insurance: Small Business Health Insurance

Communication: Written skills (Employee Manual, Kresge Urban Transformation Grant, ICWA Compliance and Human Rights), Group Facilitation (Therapeutic Group, Educational), Public Speaking (Presenting, Training)

Outreach: Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn), Congress of Community Youth House Outreach Committee, Henry Ford Sandcastles, 482Forward

Computer: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word) HTML, Statistics (IBM SPSS), Presentation (Tableau), Teleconference (Discord, Zoom)

Research Experience

Social Work Intern – Congress of Communities, Detroit, MI – 8/2019 – Present

Researched eligibility for Kresge Urban Transformation Grant & Asbestos Abatement for Youth House project.

Reviewed program criteria and benchmarked with comparative programs.

Compiled and wrote a report to recommend health insurance options.

Advocated in Lansing for 482Forward’s “Lobby Day”. Travelled with community organizers; presented study findings to state senators to formulate policy recommendations.

Prepared, manipulated, and managed the database of contacts for various programs.

Research Projects – Wayne State University, Detroit, MI – 3/2019 – Present

Participatory Action Research Survey

Indian Child Welfare Act Compliance and Human Rights

Social Work Intern – Henry Ford Sandcastles, Detroit, MI, 9/2017 – 4/2018

Organized fundraisers with Alex and Ani, and California Pizza Kitchen.

Outreach by phone/web in Day of Giving.

Facilitated bi-weekly grief support groups for children in Detroit, Trenton, and Rochester.

Management Experience

Server – The Maple Theater, West Bloomfield, MI - 10/2018 – 5/2019

Established and maintained professional relationships with customers; resulting in customer loyalty.

Supervised bar upkeep, managed dine-in/take-out orders.

Asst. Teacher – Oakland Family Services, Walled Lake, MI – 9/2016 – 8/2017

Facilitated play-based education for 2 classes of 16 culturally and socioeconomically diverse students.

HR Specialist – Securitas Security Services, Dearborn, MI – 7/2015 - 3/2016

Interviewed an average of 24 officers per month and hired an average of 7 per month. Ensured compliance in HR efforts.


Master of Social Work, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI – Expected Date of Graduation 4/29/2020

Bachelor of Arts, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI – June 2014

Course Highlights

Research Methods I & II; Social Policy & Action; Social Action Research / Evaluation; Policy Formation & Implementation; Social Welfare; Group Theory & Practice; Macro Theory & Practice; Human Rights; Social Work & Law; Nonprofit Management; Social Work Practice;

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