Vanessa M.|Raleigh, NC
10 yrs exp
46 yrs old
Full Time Child Care Provider
I have plenty of experience with children . The oldest of 5 children I grew up always helping out. Than I went into career that not only worked with but protected children. I formally was employed by County child protective services. I am a mom of 6 children. One my children whom is a special ed. teacher and another a fire fighter. While I still have children that are school aged. I am a full time working mother. I have owned my own store for 6 years that catered to children. I have decide to close it and change direction. I have attended college for a degree in education/ psychology and I am considering completing it in the future. I have experience with twins, newborns, teens, ADHD, ODD as well other learning disabilities. I have worked with children with autism as well. I also have vast experience with the elderly and went to school and was certified for medical assistant.
Over 25 years of work experience. Childcare experience and proficiency in assimilating into a new family culture. Skilled in maintaining routines, following commitments and creating schedules. Work well independently or as a team player. Always willing to learn something new or to make suggestions. Working knowledge of the social resources and services offered to the community of Suffolk County, New York. Knowledge of low-income areas, the residents and their problems. The ability to communicate with and explain agency policies and procedures to people from varied socio-economic and educational level. The ability to understand and deal effectively with the economic, social and emotional needs of individuals while carrying out assigned duties. Use sound judgment in unexpected and crisis situations that may arise. Work well independently or as a team player with the ability to establish effective working relationships with other agency employees, representatives of community organizations and the general public; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to prepare routine written reports. Research different problems and find problem solving strategies.
Business Owner and operator of Twists N- Turns Dancewear 2009- 2015
Nanny / Private family 2 children (Berger)
West Babylon, New York
Provided full-time care for 2 children for over 8 years. Stimulate child growth and foster an appreciation and love for learning and life. Planned age appropriate activities and outings. Transported to and from school and extra-curricular activities. Managed household duties such as errands, laundry and meal prep. Services provided a child with teaching, or training in areas of communication, cognitive motor skills and adaptive skills. As well as developing healthy social and emotional skills.
Private Home Health Aid
Copiague, New York
Care for elderly female heart patient, 4 years of employment.
* Plan physical exercise.
*Prepare meals of proper nutrition.
* Plan daily activities to help provide structure, meaning, and a
sense of accomplishment for the patient.
*As functions are lost, adapt activities and routines to allow the
patient to participate as much as possible.
* Keep activities familiar and satisfying, and keep instructions
* Allow patient to complete as many things as possible by herself.
* Provide "cues" for desired behavior.
* Keep the patient out of harm's way by removing things that could endanger them.
* Transport patient to and from medical as well as social service appointments
Community Service Worker
Suffolk County Department of Social Services
Hauppauge, New York
Assist professional social workers in the implementation and delivery of agency programs and services. Considerable telephone or personal contact with clients and the general public. Supervision is received through conferences and review of work completed by supervisor. Provides information to individuals or groups concerning services offered by public or private agencies. Assists applicants in filling out forms for services and explains procedures to be followed. Make routine field visits to gather documentation and obtain information concerning an applicant's eligibility for agency services. Assists clients in locating housing. Evaluate day care and foster care homes by performing collateral visits to schools and other agencies to obtain
information concerning the prospective day care or foster care home; maintains case plans by providing supportive home visits to clients. Provide transportation for clients in conjunction with the delivery of agency services.
Suffolk County Wilson Technology
Medical Assistant Program
University of SUNY Farmingdale
Office Management W/Medical Terminology
Suffolk County Collage
Suffolk County Community Service Worker.
Reviewed by Devon N. Mar 2020 5/5 stars