Samantha Burton

Freelance Poem Writer & Fiction Writer

Location:PIckering, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
Samantha Burton


To obtain a part time or full time job within your company where my core interests and skills can be utilized to support those with mental health issues and improve their methods of living as well as gain essential work experience.

Summary Of Skills

- Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and writing.
- Honest and reliable.
- Friendly manner with both customers and co-workers.
- Team player.
- Eager to learn about specific field of interest and gain important experience
-Personal and academic experience with mental health issues.
-Warm and compassionate demeanor.
-Strong degree of empathy and understanding toward those suffering with mental health issues
-Responsible for opening and closing procedures involved with responsibilities as a key holder in retail.
-Extreme level of empathy


OSSD Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School Sept. 2004 – June 2008

B.A., English University of Toronto Sept. 2008-December 2014

B.Sc., Mental Health Studies University of Toronto Sept. 2008-December 2014

Addiction Studies Certificate Centennial College Sept. 2014-March 2015

Work Experience

Daycare Assistant Loving and Learning Daycare
Sept. 2004 – Sept. 2009
Responsible for the well being of children ranging in ages from 1 - 10 years of age
-Learned organization skills by arranging daily activities for the children

Bakery Clerk Loblaws Supermarket Limited, Pickering Sept.2011-Nov. 2013
-Serve customers in an orderly and fast manner while maintaining cleanliness and organizational state of the bakery department.
Sales Associate Ardene's Retail Outlet, Pickering Nov. 2013-Jan. 2015
-Participate in customer service and cash register duties while maintaining an orderly and presentable work environment.
-Responsible for opening and closing procedures involving cash deposits and responsibilities as a key holder.
Volunteer Community Care Durham, Pickering March 18th 2015-Present
-Co-facilitates an evening group on depression.

Extra Education Certificates

Community Care Durham Individual Counselling Certificate
Community Care Durham Group Counselling Certificate
Applied ******* Intervention Skills Training Living Works Education ASIST Certificate
Toronto Public Health Food Handling Certificate
Skills (2) Rating
Poem Writing
Fiction Writing