up my sleeve

about me
skills summary
professional experience

volunteer activities

PADS Shelter Volunteer - JOURNEYS | The Road Home Arlington Heights, IL
November 2016 – present

  • Assist with homeless shelter program.

ESL/Literacy Lab Tutor/Instructor - Arlington Heights Memorial Library Arlington Heights, IL
January 2013 – August 2015

  • Tutor ESL adult learners.
  • Facilitate Culture & Conversations class.
  • Assist and provide desk coverage in the Lab.

Mentoring Program – Team M3 Chicago, IL
May – October 2011

  • Mentor at minimum one high school student during six month training period.
  • Promote fitness and goal-setting through training and competing in a 5K, half marathon, and full marathon.
  • Chaperone youth on field trips.

Mentoring Program – Otis Elementary Chicago, IL
October 2005 – November 2009

  • Mentor at minimum one student during school year.
  • Help create and participate in book club to promote literacy.
  • Chaperone youth on field trips.
  • Help create and participate in activities with youth to promote diversity and develop global understanding.

Habitat for Humanity Chicago, IL
Multiple dates April 2005 – November 2009
Assist in building homes for low income families.

LifeLong Connections Chicago, IL
Multiple events 2002 – 2003
Help plan and participated in fundraisers and events.

professional development
awards & speaking engagements