Lucy Brinkman

LUCY BRINKMAN

WORK EXPERIENCE

Member’s Assistant

Office of MP Rachael Harder, Parliament Hill September 2017-August 2018
Completed assignments in the fast-paced, high-pressured, environment of Parliament Hill with tight self-imposed deadlines
Demonstrated strong, self-motivated, work ethic
Developed Member of Parliament’s communication on challenging and controversial issues in a winsome and articulate way
Liaised with various federal departments to obtain relevant information for constituents
Worked alongside the administrative assistant to manage and maintain an organized, well-kept and efficient office space
Generate briefings from a variety of articles, information sessions, and events
Conduct research and generate reports on historical and current parliamentary affairs
Handle MP’s correspondence with constituents, MPs, and the Prime Minister
Coordinated a team of MPs and Parliamentary Assistants on effective strategy for the Standing Committee on the Status of Women
Wrote speeches for the Member of Parliament to inspire and mobilize Members of Parliament and grassroots Canadians in the House of Commons and at Parliamentary Committee

Child Care Worker

Camp IAWAH, Westport, Ontario 2016 – 2017

Developed excellent communication and interpersonal skills while working with children and staff to create a productive and welcoming environment
Worked in collaboration with colleagues to foster children’s confidence
Promoted children’s independence and problem-solving skills
Nurtured children’s individuality and encouraged creative expression
Fostered a safe and fun environment allowing children to develop interpersonal skills

Entrepreneur

Landscaping and Snow Removal 2014 – 2017
Achieved business goals through developing a sales strategy to obtain contracts
Demonstrated the ability to work well on my own and with a team
Fostered strong self-motivation and diligent work ethic
Cultivated a vision and mission for a successful small business

Sales Associate

Beking Eggs, Byward Market, Ottawa 2016
Acquired time management skills while serving customers, maintaining shop cleanliness, and working with colleagues
Developed an aptitude for customer service and problem-solving
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Event Coordinator

Intergenerational Arts Program, RBC 150, Ottawa 2017

Received funding for RBC 150 Celebrate Canada initiative
Brought senior citizens and youth together in a collaborative art program
Mobilized Canadians of various ages through casting vision, developing a plan for execution, and implemented it in collaboration
Developed the ability to engage with and communicate to Canadians of various ages and backgrounds

Special Needs Support Worker

SERVE, Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa 2014 – 2016
Provided physical and emotional support to people with severe physical and mental disabilities
Created a welcoming and positive environment for clients to feel safe and secure
Required to be highly adaptable to varying learning challenges
Mentored clients, helping instill clients’ confidence and life skills
EDUCATION

Ongoing Undergrad studies- International Studies and Business

Redeemer University College, Ancaster ON

Currently holding a Grade Point Average of 11.2/12
Member of the Women’s Varsity Basketball team, OCAA West Division

Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Redeemer Christian High School, Ottawa, ON
2018 – present

2017
Nominated for the Lieutenant Governor Generals Award for Community Service
Board of Governors Scholarship for Academic Merit
Redeemer and Sunlight Foundations Leadership Scholarship
Athletic Scholarship
GPA above 90% and Grade 12 French
Student Council Public Relations Coordinator

REFERENCES

Available Upon Request

  • Updated 2 years ago

To contact this candidate email lbrinkman@redeemer.ca

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