Bijou

A high energy, proactive, college student interested in continuous learning and growth. Highly engaged in the community and devoted to giving back.  I am seeking a position in childcare that allows me to leverage my childcare skills,  friendliness and ability to interact with children and families.  
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dance Teacher’s Assistant, Oct 2021-Current

Part time dance teacher teaching class when needed and helping around the studio. 

Family Caregiver, Dallas Texas,  Oct 2020-May 2021

Full time nanny of two year old twins.

Facilitating learning activities

Handle all childcare related tasks

Feeding, potty and diaper changes

Cleaning and maintaining the children's play areas

                                                       

TLC Family Care Oct 2019 – Oct 2020

Caregiver , Orlando Florida

Provide full time care to children for various families.

Cared for newborns to middle school aged children.

Handles feedings, changing diapers and anything pertaining to the children

Supervising and engaging in playtime, outdoor activities, nap time, diaper changes and miscellaneous tasks


Harvest School of Missions May 2018 – August 2018

Missionary, Mozambique, South Africa and Asia

Provided care for children with special needs.  Supervised and monitored children, ensured they received nutritious and safe meals.  Maintained a safe, clean and healthy environment. Engaged with the children in activities.  In Asia, I was in a classroom environment with children with Downs Syndrome. 

 

Circuit Riders Ministries, Huntington Beach, CA September 2017– May 2018

Circuit Riders is a ministry of youth with a mission focused on reaching Universities and High Schools with the Gospel. 

 

Missionary    

Traveled throughout the United States to share the ministry.  Led worship services at the second largest university in America, UCF which boasts over 60,000 students.  Provided marketing support for events.  

 

Desoto Trail Elementary School, Tallahassee Florida August 2015 – May 2017

Dance Instructor    

Instructed 5-11-year old children in the art of ballet, jazz and hip-hop.  Managed all of my classes timely, ensuring that my students got the most of the instruction. Choreographed all of our routines.  Fostered an environment that empowered them reach their goals within and outside of dance.  

 

Kids Across America (KAA), Branson, MO May 2015 – August 2015

Kids Across America (KAA) is a camp for inner city youth.  Its mission is to build Christian leaders by encouraging, equipping and empowering urban youth and their mentors through camping and education

Camp Counselor/Kitchen Staff     (May,2015-August 2015)
Worked with 9-12 year old’s, seven days a week, teaching sports skills, building character, while teaching and exemplifying Biblical principles. As a member of the kitchen staff, I served by cooking and cleaning the dining hall.  The kitchen staff also adopted a cabin and we led them through their nightly devotionals. 
I had the opportunity to play parts in productions that exemplified the principles of KAA.

 

Rock Lake Elementary School., Orlando, FL September 2013 – August 2014
Rock Lake Elementary is a school in Orlando Florida where 100% of the students at the school are on the free lunch program.

Teachers Assistant

(September 2013-May 2014)
Led students through activities, such as:  art, writing, and educational games. I also read to them.  Helped the teacher with miscellaneous tasks
 
             
EDUCATION
Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida – Communications Major
Frisco High School, Frisco (Dallas), TX – 3.2 GPA

HONORS & ORGANIZATIONS
Jack & Jill of America. Held the following leadership positions:
Secretary – 2010 - 2011
Historian – 2009-2010

 

Rock Lake Elementary School- Part of a team that prepares snack packs for underprivileged children at a Title I school. 
 

Mahogany Dance Theater – member of performing company that provides entertainment to the community and dance workshops to train children in the art of dance.
 

FAMU Big Sis Little Sister –provides a bridge between under and upperclassmen women.  The goal is to ease the transition of incoming Rattlers

 

Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)