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Nick Kaplan's Resume

Narrows, VA, 24124
part time
September 22, 2008

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Nick Kaplan

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Narrows, Va *****


Employment History

*/** - */** *****/Camelot of Virginia

Youth counselor at Residential Treatment Facility for teenage s. Responsible for maintaining residents’ safety, meals, lesson planning and emotional support.

7/03 - 8/06 Private Tutor for elementary to high school aged children

Tutored general education requirements; specialized in mathematics education and improved study skills.

7/94 - 8/06 Nick Kaplan Landscaping

Owner of a full service landscaping business. Application of urban horticulture. Solely responsible for advertising, customer relations, labor, hiring and management of employees, accounting and book keeping, equipment maintenance.

9/02 – 4/04 Columbus Ballet Metropolitan

Guitar accompaniment for and child Flamenco dance classes.

7/02 - 1/03 Kid’s Choice

Daily supervision of children ages 8-13 in a daycare setting.

3/93 - 7/94 Columbus Public Library

Reshelf library materials and coordinate responsibilities with other staff.

Volunteer History

5/03 –6/04 Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Mentor program volunteer; periodic visits, outings and relationship development with an 11 year-old boy. Cameron’s father past away when he was 3 and his mother enrolled him in the program voluntarily.

8/02 - 6/03 Medary Elementary School

Rolling reader volunteer; lesson planning and library material selection for weekly readings to a 4th grade class.

4/02 - 7/02 Heyl Elementary School

Outdoor education program coordinator. Weekly lesson planning for environmental related activities, projects and learning experiences. Donated materials, labor and expertise to help build a vegetable and flower garden on the school grounds.

3/02 - 8/02 Franklin County Children’s Services

Mentor program volunteer; periodic visits, outings and relationship development with a 9 year-old boy; his family had been referred to FCCS by a neighbor on the grounds of neglect and abuse.

2/93-5/93 Habitat for Humanity

Senior high school project. Participated in construction and office work.

8/92 - 4/93 Heritage House

Weekly visits with an elderly woman who had no living family members.

Education and Internships

9/01 - 12/03 The Ohio State University

BA in Human Development and Family Studies. Minor in art education. Graduated with 3.5 GPA, honors with distinctions. Completed an honors research project involving attachment theory, parenting styles, family levels of differentiation and anxiety. Several specific relationships between these family related variables and anxiety were hypothesized

4/98 - 9/98 Sustenance Farm

Farm intern on Permacultural and organic educational farm in North


7/88 - 5/93 The Columbus Academy

Grade 9-12 college preparatory high school diploma. Received financial aid for high entrance exam scores (99th percentile), graduated with honors and received Ray Kinsman Art Award. Construction manager for theatre productions.


References available upon request.

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