Alejandra.Araiza
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Location: Downey, CA, United States
School: California State University Long Beach
Major: Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

Alejandra.Araiza

EDUCATION
California State University Long Beach Graduation Date: May 2017
Bachelor of Arts: Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies GPA: 3.8

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:

After School Instructor with California Educational Centers
(July 2016-Present)
•Taught twenty K-6th grade students in a predominantly low income community.
•Taught students new sports and fitness exercises and promoted healthy diet during Jump Rope For Heart
•Prepared lesson plans based on grade level for reading, math and other activities.
•Focused on behavior management and student enrichment via educational opportunities
•Expanded students vocabulary and reading comprehension
•Tutored during homework time and ensured that they understood their homework
•Spoke with parents and handled confidential student records, assisted supervisor when needed, assisted with three after school events called Lights on, Science Symposium and Jump Rope for Heart

Peer Educator/Volunteer Coordinator, Project Ocean, CSULB
(September 2015-May 2016)
•Worked in a team setting with graduate and undergraduate peer educators, facilitating educational workshops in groups of 20-50 undergraduate students, creating curricula and providing mental health resources
•Distributed, organized, deliver educational materials and monitor student’s information.
•Provided information about programs and services during outreach events in a culturally sensitive manner
•Attended weekly and monthly meetings to ensure that goals were being met
•Assisted with marketing by creating computer generated flyers, brochures, packets, posters, and other materials
•Assisted with coordinating four large scale on-campus events prioritizing deadlines and worked in a fast paced environment
•Exhibited excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to coordinate projects and set-up meetings
•Served as volunteer coordinator recruiting as many as 100 volunteers for events
•Provided data entry, filing, made Excel spreadsheets and Google forms, documented all outreach and class participant information into database, and responded to inquiries and emails on a daily basis

Student Assistant, University Center for Undergraduate Advising, CSULB
(November 2012-December 2014)
•Worked in a highly confidential manner with students, staff and faculty by scheduling appointments, answering incoming phone calls, updating electronic files, and input students information into PeopleSoft
•Provided information about the department and services offered to students, helped the receptionist during busy time periods by checking students to quick questions
•Researched and recommended solutions for a variety of project related issues
•Trained new student assistants and assisted academic advisors when needed
•Collaborated with Parent Family Orientation team members by preparing literature, communicating with and supporting parents and staff, served as tour guide and spoke in a student panel

HONORS AND AWARDS:
•President and Deans List for Fall and Spring semesters from 2013-2016
•Graduated with Honors-Magna Cum Laude

SPECIAL SKILLS:
•Bilingual-Fluent in English and Spanish
•Proficient in Microsoft Office products including: Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook
•Proficient with Adobe PDF software and Google products
•Certified to train QPR Suicide Prevention
•CPR Certified by American Red Cross

Alejandra Araiza