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Cait Manak

Cait Manak

Employment Resource Assistant

Goodwill Industries serving Central Virginia & Hampton Roads

Dedicated Career Services Professional

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Goodwill Industries serving Central Virginia & Hampton Roads

Employment Resource Assistant

Provide assistance to customers, advising throughout all phases of job search and providing community resources. Enter intake data accurately into data base system daily and maintain weekly report of intakes and activities. Utilize strong customer service, greeting customers as they walk in the door and use the resource room. Facilitate monthly workshops including 21st Century Job Search, Art of Networking, and various GoodPrep workshops including MyResume and MyInterview. Review and edit customer resumes in one-on-one appointments and deliver constructive feedback.

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Montgomery County Family Services

Intern

Developed fundraising, grantwriting and program development skills in Non-profit management Compiled a resource guide of local services targeted at children, seniors and families. Compiled a resource guide of local services for clients

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Youth Life Foundation of Richmond

Mentor

Volunteered each week at an after school center in Highland Park— an “at risk” area of Richmond. Mentored a student from first grade through sixth grade, giving one-on-one attention with homework and reading. Provided group supervision of students.

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Short Pump Afterschool Child Enrichment

Group Leader

Demonstrated flexibility and patience while supervising and assisting elementary aged children with daily homework requirements. Facilitated each child’s needs while addressing specific abilities and limitations. Communicated with parents to express praise and concerns regarding children

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Career Development Center of University of Richmond

Peer Advisor

Analyzed resumes and cover letters 3 days a week during walk in hours and via email correspondence. Provided clear, constructive and positive feedback for students during resume and cover letter review. Demonstrated eagerness to learn new techniques and methods for communicating efficiently with students. Improved analytical skills and communication by interacting with peers and encouraging them to take full advantage of career center’s resources.

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A Bar A Guest Ranch

Teen Coordinator and Photographer

Organized and led guests in fishing, riding, hiking, tubing and provided mentorship to group throughout each week. Photographed guests in all ranch activities, edited approximately 900 photos per week, created and presented weekly 15-20 minute slideshow using iMovie and assembled staff yearbook & end of season photo book. Practiced guest relations by coordinating slideshow sales and completing occasional administrative tasks in office.

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Higher Achievement

Summer Teacher

Taught four one hour classes of social studies to fifth and sixth grade students every day for five weeks. Honed organizational skills and time management by planning and delivering lessons. Supervised large groups of students at recess, lunch, and off site field trips.

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Virginia Commonwealth University

Counselor Education, College Student Development

University of Richmond

Bachelor of Arts and Science, Major in Leadership Studies with a concentration in Social Justice

Minnesota Studies of International Development

Semester Abroad, Jaipur, India

The Hill School

High School