Donna Parker

Freelance Creative Writer & Children's Book Writer

Location:Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
2 Skills
Donna Parker
• To be employed as Bilingual Translator/ Interpreter in the metropolitan Oklahoma City area.

Oklahoma Baptist College, Oklahoma City, OK August 1991 - May 1996
• Diploma: Missions/Teaching/Spanish

Windsor Hills Baptist School, Oklahoma City, OK August 1988 - May 1991
• Diploma

ESL Teacher February 2013 - August 2013
Self Employed, Mexico City, Mexico
• Provided tutoring services in the English language.
• Taught ESL classes for children and adults.

English Teacher October 2012 - January 2013
Angloamericano Centro de Idiomas, Mexico City, Mexico
• Taught the English language to professionals and youth.

Home Maker July 2004 - September 2012
Self Employed, Mexico City, Mexico
• Maintained a safe play environment.
• Dressed children and changed diapers.
• Cleaned rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, and other work areas so that health standards are met.
• Planned, directed, and monitored instructional methods and content of educational or student activity programs.
• Prepared and maintained activity, planning, accounting, or personnel reports and records for the home.

Financial Secretary August 2003 - June 2004
Iglesia/Instituto Bautista Monte Sion, Mexico City, Mexico
• Maintained scheduling and event calendars.
• Prepared course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
• Delivered lectures in English to undergraduate students.
• Managed student accounts and enforced financial policies.
• Operated office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems, and personal computers.
• Answered telephones, direct calls, and took messages.

Religious Worker/Educator November 1997 - July 2003
Self Employed, Mexico City, Mexico
• Scheduled special events such as camps, conferences, meetings, seminars, or retreats.
• Conferred with clergy, congregational officials, or congregational organizations to encourage support of or participation in religious education activities.
• Collaborated with other staff members to establish goals and objectives for educational programs or to develop ways to encourage program participation.
• Trained and supervised religious education programs.
• Selected appropriate curricula or class structures for education purposes.

Call Marketing/Human Resources Assistant August 1996 - October 1997
Core Marketing, Oklahoma City, OK
• Analyzed and modified compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
• Filed and maintained and updated human resources documents, such as organizational charts, employee handbooks or directories, or performance evaluation forms.
• Filed absence requests, absences, and reasons for leaving the job.
• Identified staff vacancies and recruitment, selected applicants.
• Delivered prepared sales talks, reading from scripts that describe products or services, in order to persuade potential customers to purchase a product or service or to make a donation.
• Answered telephone calls from potential customers who had been solicited through advertisements.
• Planned and conducted new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives.

Volunteer Work/Community Service
Escuela Cristiana Antioquia March 2008 - December 2009
Mexico City, Mexico
• Prepared and delivered lectures to students to teach them English.
• Evaluated and graded students' class work, assignments, and papers.
• Taught, initiated, facilitated, and moderated classroom discussions in English to several different school age groups.

Escuela Cristiana de Cuajimalpa February 2000 - April 2002
Mexico City, Mexico
• Answered telephones and gave information to callers, took messages, or transferred calls to appropriate individuals.
• Created, maintained, and entered information into databases.
• Sat up and managed paper or electronic filing systems, recording information, updating paperwork, or maintaining documents, such as attendance records, correspondence, or other material.
• Used computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
• Counseled individuals or groups concerning their personal needs.
• Visited people in homes or hospitals to provide them with comfort and support.
• Operated office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems, and personal computers.

Skills and Interests
Special Skills
• Typing (40 wpm), Excellent People Skills, Team Player, Compassionate, Caring, Patient, Understanding, Hard Worker, Loyal, Dependable, Dedicated, Helpful.

Software Skills
• Microsoft Word, Works, Excel (Basic), and Internet Explorer.

• Fluent in Spanish and English language and grammar.

• Computer, Multi-line Telephone, Fax, Photocopier, and Cash Register.