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Heather Nichols Resume

Key West, FL, 33040
$500 a week
September 24, 2008

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Heather Nichols

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Key West, FL 33040

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OBJECTIVE Entry-level position utilizing my education and training in Human Services as well as my experience being a financial and administrative assistant.

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science, Human Services August 2008California State University, Fullerton

RELATED COURSEWORK • Child and Human Development Studies • Child Abuse Studies • Sociology of Marriage and Family • Child and Family Human Development • Public Speaking Course

INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE Project Access Newport Beach, CA May, 2008 – August 2008Assistant Coordinator• Helped elementary age students with homework and other academic assignments• Planned a summer curriculum for children with supervisors assistant.• Lead summer curriculum which involved summer themes, academics, and arts and crafts. • Lead a reading club program with children in which I read to children and also listened to children read.Outreach Concern, Inc., Santa Ana, CA January, 2008 – June 2008Intern-Counselor • Counseled students with behavior, academic, social and family issues • Created contracts for students with behavior or academic issues and followed up with them weekly • Maintained a case load of about fifteen students and saw all of them weekly • Worked closely with administration and other staff • Observed students in classrooms, during break and lunch • Co-lead a social group of sixth grade boys where we talked about family, friends, school, and bullies.Received an award for teamwork.Rehabilitation Institute of Southern California, Fullerton, CA August 2007- December 2007http://rio-rehab.comIntern • Assist in their adult day care program • Shadow social worker at institute • Interact with clients such as play games with them to help develop their skills • Assist in their transitional living program where I help out with teaching typical living skills in order for clients to be able to do things on their own.

JOB EXPERIENCE Alexander's Grand Salon and Spa, Anaheim Hills, CA July 2006- August 2008Receptionist • Answer phones, greet clients, book appointments • Assisted salon manager in ordering products and keeping track of inventory • Assisted salon manager with two fashion shows, and helped keep staff, stylists and models on track and on time.J.R. Miller & Associates, Inc., Brea, CA March 2004- August 2007Accounting and Administration Assistant • Helped coordinate and follow budgets with CFO • Helped with invoicing process to clients on projects • Worked on various financial reports for CFO • Accounts Payable and Receivable • Human Resources and helped keep employee files • Made sure company followed California employee laws and up to date with laws.

SKILLS Strong computer skills and exposure to Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Two years experience with SEMA4 accounting program. Work well with handicapped and mentally disabled children and adults. Good communication skills and client advocacy.

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