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Mental Health Assistant

Chicago, IL
December 29, 2020

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Emma Couling


Professional Summary

Social Educator & Administrator specializing in leadership/training, public speaking, writing, office management, and events. Qualifications & Skills

● Social Educator/Moderator

● Public Speaking

● Staff Management

● Data Management

● Event Planning

● Conflict Resolution

● Illinois Notary

● Mental Health First Aid

● Creating/Maintaining

Organizational Systems

● Writing/Editing/Crafting

Language & Content

● Certified Wedding Planner

● Theatre Director/Producer

Employment Experience

July 2020-Present On Call Educator, Catharsis Productions Taught incoming freshman at various universities workshops on sexual assault and harassment prevention and response.

February 2020-April 2020 Educator - BCT, Catharsis Productions Trained to teach sexual assault/harassment prevention and response to soldiers in their first 8 weeks of basic combat training. Laid off due to Covid-19 pandemic.

April 2018-February 2020 Program Assistant,Inspiration Corporation Administrative assistant to the housing department of a non-profit dedicated to helping those suffering from homelessness and poverty. Monitored and maintained resource room with computers and research tools for participants. October 2017-December 2018 Theatre Critic/Arts Writer, Freelance Wrote reviews of Chicago-area theatre productions and articles about the theatre industry for Newcity Stage, Rescripted, & Chicago Theatre Now. June 2017-April 2018 Office Coordinator, Lakeview Pantry Managed operations of mid-size food-security non-profit including meeting scheduling, on-boarding of new employees, supply ordering and management, and maintenance of office technology.

Oct. 2016-May 2017 Development Manager,Victory Gardens Theater Planned and executed major fundraising events for mid-size non-profit theatre including Galas, Opening Nights, Open Rehearsals, and Season Launch Events. Liaised with Individual Donors and identified/solicited potential new donors. Mar. 2015-Oct. 2016 Audience Services & Ticketing Coordinator,Victory Gardens Theater Trained, managed, and scheduled Ticket Agents, Bartenders, and House Managers for all events in the facility. Managed and developed Membership Program. Managed Accounts Receivable.

Apr. 2013-Aug. 2015 Qualitative Assistant,National Data Research Facilitated focus groups for hundreds of national companies. Assisted with the execution of various research methods including taste testing, product placement, and individual respondent interviews


Graduated 2011 Northern Michigan University, BS with Honors (Cum Laude) Major: Communcations (Theatre), Minors: Business Management and Music

*References, Artistic Resume, & Writing CV available on request

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