Milagros Whitfield

Freelance Spanish Translator & Admin Support Freelancer

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Location:Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/milagroswhitfield
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Qualifications Summary
Over three years of experience in an office setting, and several years’ experience in a retail environment. Motivated and competent with bilingual English-Spanish skills. Proficient in MS Word, Outlook, some Excel. Energetic, patient and able to multi-task.

Work Experience
Community Services Coordinator/Grants Manager, Cleghorn Neighborhood Center, 5/11 to 10/11
• Coordinate Adult Education classes
• Provide advocacy to residents in need
• Facilitate monthly community meetings
• Organize and outreach for events
• Outreach and follow-up for community development and services
• Provide administrative and IT support as needed
• Grant management

Information and Referral Specialist, Cleghorn Neighborhood Center, 6/10 to 5/11
• Provide information and referral services to residents
• Provide advocacy for residents in need
• Outreach and follow-up for community development and services
• Provide administrative and IT support as needed

Administrative Coordinator, North Central Charter Essential School, 9/07 to 3/08
• Provide support to the Executive Director
• Manage Calendar and appointments
• Open and Flag mail
• Take notes in various meetings and provide minutes and track action steps
• Maintain filing system on critical projects
• Manage processes around student recruitment
• Board Support
• Assist School Secretary as needed
• Other duties as assigned

Interim School Secretary, North Central Charter Essential School, 6/07 to 9/07
• Greeted and assisted visitors, handled high volume of phone calls, and performed general administrative duties such as correspondence, file management, faxing, copying and mailings.
• Scheduled and conducted school tours for prospective families.
• Processed student applications

Sales Manager, Blockbuster, Inc, 1/07 to 5/07
• Shared overall responsibility for meeting sales goals set by the strategic sales plan
• Responsible for implementing sales processes for training, communicating and tracking progress.
• As MOD, ensured the proper inventory controls, merchandising, cash controls and customer issue resolution procedures were in place and followed.

Head Cashier, The Home Depot, 9/06 to 1/07
• Supervised 6 to 16 cashiers per shift
• Trained new cashiers
• Scheduled meal breaks
• Approved markdowns and processed voids
• Assisted and advised customers

Secretary/Registrar, North Central Charter Essential School, 1/04-9/06
• Greeted and assisted visitors, handled high volume of phone calls, and performed general administrative duties such as correspondence, file management, faxing, copying and mailings.
• Translated oral and written communications for Spanish speaking families.
• Published and delivered weekly newsletter to 300 students and their families.
• Scheduled and conducted school tours for prospective families.
• Processed student applications, registrations and withdrawals.
• Maintained computerized student database.
• Coordinated parent volunteers.
• Served as PTO Liaison.
• Coordinated coverage for substitute teachers.
• Assisted with lunch program as needed.
• Coordinated school participation in United Way Day of Caring Fall 2005

Special Education Aide, North Central Charter Essential School, 10/03-1/04
• Provided Special Education services to a student with severe special needs on a daily basis.

Lead Sales Associate, Filene’s, 10/02-5/03
• Managed the day-to day operations of the Children and Young Men’s departments.
• Assisted and advised customers.
• Awarded the Ruby Star for Outstanding Customer Service.

Human Resource Assistant, Filene’s, 8/02-10/02
• Reviewed employment applications.
• Interviewed and hired potential job candidates for the department store’s Grand Opening.
• Placed employees in appropriate positions based on experience.

Front End Supervisor, Old Navy, 6/01-4/02
• Supervised 3 to 10 cashiers per shift.
• Trained new employees.
• Scheduled meal breaks for all employees.
• Processed all media and deposits.

Education and Training
• Mount Wachusett Community College, 1/97-5/97, 1/00-5/0