Hello, my name is Deanna, I am a recent psychology graduate from the University of Guelph. I am currently taking the next year off to work before applying to my master's in Clinical Psychology. I am born and raised in Toronto's East end. In my free time a love to read, go on walks, and spend time with family and friends. I am looking for something short-term (4 months, May to September) but will also consider a position more long term.
Babysitter - Babysat kids in my neighbourhood from ages 3-12. - Responsible for bedtime routines, meals, supervising indoor and outdoor play, and homework help. Overnight Camp Counsellor - Full-time overnight counsellor for children aged 7-17. - Instructed canoe lessons. - Head instructor for a 6-day canoe trip in the French River and Algonquin Park. - One-on-one counsellor for a camper with autism. - Planned/ supervised activities, encouraged fun, friendship, team building, bonded with the campers and ensured their safety. - Training included first aid, diversity, inclusion, and conflict resolution amongst all ages. Swim Instructor - Instructed and evaluated participants' swimming levels ages 3-13. - Prepared thorough lesson plans that met Red Cross requirements. - Communicated with other instructors on any potential concerns related to the operation of the pool. - Maintained a safe environment for participants. Instructor at the President's Choice Cooking School - Instructed and supervised children cooking classes and birthday parties using a friendly and engaging approach. - Maintained a healthy and safe work environment. Volunteer Teacher in Fiji - Teacher to 15 students ages 8-10 (grades 3 & 4). - Subjects: English, Math, Health Science, Social Science, and Physical Education. - Created lesson plans, marked assignments and exams. - Tutored students outside of school hours.
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