Rachael Ponsen

Rachael Ponsen

218 Raymond Ave • London, ON Canada N6A 2N1 • (905)-921-4600 • ralepon@gmail.com


Sept. 2019 – April 2021            Western University                                                       London, ON

·         Master of Library and Information Science: In Progress

Sept. 2015 – May 2019             Redeemer University College                                        Ancaster, ON

·         Bachelor of Arts: Honours History with Distinction

·         Deans’ Honour List

July 2016 – August 2016          Université de Québec á Chicoutimi                                Saguenay, QC

·         L’École de langue française et de culture québécoise

Sept. 2011 – June 2015             Smithville Christian High School                                   Smithville, ON

·         Grade 8 Piano & Advanced Rudiments: First Class Honours (May 2014)

·         Concours Vidéo 2013: La meilleure classe de francais en Ontario, Finaliste (December 2013)

Work Experience

Sept. 2011 – To Present            Clarence Vanderhout Wholesale Florist                             Grimsby, ON

Greenhouse employee

·         Create planters using plants from greenhouse for customers

·         Complete customer orders, restock trucks for flower and plant sales

·         Clean greenhouse, transplant seedlings, prepare cut flowers for sales

Jan. 2018 – April 2019              Sodexo: The Market                                                      Ancaster, ON


·         Restock shelves as needed, distribute weekly order, complete weekly inventory of store items

·         Assist patrons with questions about stock, serve as cashier

·         Train new workers on duties and expectations

Sept. 2015 – April 2019            Redeemer University College                                            Ancaster, ON

Student Library Worker

·         Assist patrons with searches, checking materials in and out, finding course reserves

·         Assist in shelving materials, shelf reading, processing books and serials for collection

·         Withdraw weeded materials, add donations to WorldCat, prepare periodicals for binding

·         Prepare print archive documents for preservation, create separation sheets for removed items

·         Train new workers on duties and expectations

Sept. 2015 – April 2019            Redeemer University College                                            Ancaster, ON

Note Taker

·         Provide class notes for specific students on a weekly basis

·         Ensure notes are well organized with minimal errors

Jan. 2018 – December 2018      Redeemer University College                                           Ancaster, ON

Subject Tutor

·         Assist students with questions about course and assignments

Sept. 2016 – April 2017            Redeemer University College                                            Ancaster, ON

Housing Advisor

·         Live with seven students, facilitate dorm life

·         Organize chore and cooking schedule, lead weekly devotions with dorm

·         Answer questions about housing, mediate interdorm conflicts, implement mental health first aid

Volunteer Experience

July 2012 – July 2018               Special Needs SERVE                       Ottawa, ON and Stoney Creek, ON

Mentor; Worship Team Member

·         Mentor special needs participants with service projects, assist with daily needs.

·         Participate in worship team, lead SERVE team in daily worship services

Sept. 2011 – June 2015             Medical Ministries International                                Stoney Creek, ON


·         Sort donated eyeglasses and first aid items for shipments overseas

·         Clean and package eyeglasses

Sept. 2012 – June 2015             The Lunch Box                                                             Smithville, ON

Food Server

·         Serve food at weekly school lunches

·         Assist with distribution and clean up


Software: Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Worldshare Management Systems by OCLC, archives.org


September 2015 - May 2019

Bachelor of Arts: Honours History at Redeemer University College

Minors in French and Political Science


September 2015 - April 2019

Student Library Worker at Redeemer University College

January 2018 - April 2019

Cashier at Sodexo

  • Updated 3 years ago

To contact this candidate email ralepon@gmail.com

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