Ford Hewlett

Freelance Copywriter & Sales Presenter

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Location:Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/fordhewlett
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Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$75
Rate/Hr
P.O. Box194
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0
(250) 774-6427

ford_hewlett@yahoo.com
S. FORD HEWLETT
OBJECTIVE To be employed in a sector whereby I may utilize the skills and abilities that I have cultivated in the past thirty years. I do, at the same time, have an open mind for the development of new skills and abilities.
“If I have accomplished anything in life, it is because I have been willing to work hard.” C.J. Walker
SKILLS & ABILITIES I have twenty plus years of administrative experience, including staff recruitment and development as well as budget projection and management. I am also an experienced counsellor in the area of stress and anger management, addiction and self-esteem as well as job placement preparation.
• Hiring and retention
• Training and development
• Recruiting
• Personnel records maintenance
• Exceptional interpersonal skills
• Mediation expertise
• Individual and group counselling skills
• Writing
EXPERIENCE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – THE SALVATION COMMUNITY & FAMILY SERVICES, VICTORIA, BC
June 1998 – September 2003
As executive director my responsibilities were:
• Manage and administer a family crisis center
• Advised management on organizational policy matters and recommend needed changes
• Develop programs in direct response to client need
• Identified staff vacancies and recruited, interviewed and selected applicants
• Conducted new employee orientation to foster positive attitudes towards organizational objectives
• Project and manage annual budgeting
• Perform public relations and fund raising projects for the center
• Managed a client counselling schedule
BUILDING MANAGER – THE TEGLER FOUNDATION, EDMONTON A.B.
March 2009-August 2012
I was responsible for the following:
• Minor plumbing, electrical and carpentry
• Grounds maintenance
• Supervision of contractors
• Custodial
• Tenant relations

My major accomplishments were:
• Prepare and submit bids for government funding of programs
• Manage and direct a major crisis to a successful completion (Co-operated with the police department for a ten day period during an onsite ******** investigation) and at the same time stress management with clients.
• Relocated from a 3500 sq. ft. facility to a 10,000 sq. ft. facility due to program expansion thus broadening our client base by 300%

EDUCATION TEACHERS TRAINING COLLEGE, ST. JOHN’S NL 1959
BOOTH MEMORIAL COLLEGE, TORONTO ON. 1970 Bachelor of Theology
BRAANDON MENTAL HEALTH UNIT 600 hours of supervised pastoral care 1978
RESIDENT MANAGER TRAINING INST. VANCOUVER, BC 2002 Resident Manager Certificate
TESOL FOUNDATION, EDMONTON AB 2007 TESOL Certificate
Accelerated Copywriting Program AWAI 2016

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Skills (2) Rating
Copywriting
Sales Presentations