4th year Honours International Development Student
Fourth-year Honours International Development student with a wide range of experience in planning and youth ministry, enthusiastically taking initiative when something needs to be done. Actively leads with integrity and interpersonal communication skills to delegate within teams and departments, establishing efficient and encouraging environments for all involved to thrive within their skillset. Volunteered for a six-month period participating in global missions work with YWAM in the United States, Nepal and India, currently actively volunteering in church ministries, Open Homes and World Renew in Hamilton Ontario.
Chaplaincy Administrative Planning Assistant, September 2020— Present
Designed chapel services for Redeemer University while working alongside school Chaplaincy, delegated roles to create engaging ministry events for the student body, frequently re-strategizing to increase student participation throughout the pandemic
Increased organization and efficiency of the department through creating spreadsheets, managing meeting summaries and actively communicating with speakers to enable an orderly chapel service for the students and faculty.
Open Homes Volunteer, March 2020-Present
• Volunteered biweekly with a client of Open Homes, supporting her social network and assisting her with weekly errands to ease her transition into Canadian life
Church Admin and Leadership Internship — May-August 2019, hired on staff August 2019-2020
• Scheduled worship teams at Sanctus Church, auditions, leadership meetings, and organized service orders for a multi-site church on multiple online platforms, aiding in the execution of over 30 successful services
Launched the use of a new online administration platform, familiarizing the pastoral leadership team with the system, culminating in a new organized and accessible database
Conducted meetings and lead events, utilizing confident public speaking skills to facilitate large congregational gatherings, creating a captivating atmosphere for all ages
Worship Teams Leader & Organizer, Redeemer University — September 2019 until the present
Planned, scheduled, and developed intentional relationships with all team members to cultivate a meaningful worship experience for the student body.
Facilitated weekly practices to ensure preparation for services, exceeded expectations of the role through cultivating a healthy and invested team culture, and training younger students in leadership, ensuring smooth transitions in leadership in future years
Camp Counsellor and Administrator, Fair Havens Ministries, Beaverton, On. Summer Season of 2015, 2016, 2017, (spring and summer of) 2018
Developed and prepared creative daily interactive lessons as a youth teacher, ran countless staff-wide events, increasing engagement and interest in content, aiding in a noticeable growth in youth and staff throughout time in the position of a Community Life Leader
Provided counsel and support to different departments, knowledgeable on safety procedures related to staff and campers while volunteering in several departments to strengthen an enthusiastic and safe engagement in youth ministry activities
Volunteer Youth Leader/Teacher 2017-2018
Co-lead a youth group weekly, planning leading games, lessons and small groups to create a fun and safe environment for the youth to grow and foster deep friendships with leaders and other students
Connected with youth outside of the scheduled meetings to enhance their engagement and investment in our program
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