Candace Alexander-Beyer

Freelance Writer & Children's Book Writer

1360
Location:Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/candacealexander-beyer
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2 Skills
$25
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C A N D A C E A L E X A N D E R - B E Y E R

117 Chaparral Way SE, Calgary, AB T2X 3J9
403 256-6921 cbeyer@telus.net

A creative and accomplished writer. Years of experience teaching Language Arts/English to my children, completing a Children’s Literature course, and now enrolled in university level classes has enhanced my writing skills. I have a natural ability to convey my thoughts on paper.

Self-reliant. Having taught my three children for fourteen years, I have learned to be disciplined and strategic at fulfilling my goals and responsibilities.

A keen learner and desire to be challenged in my development of knowledge. I am excelling in my university classes. I have acquired experience in research and dictation, am an accomplished typist, and have attained knowledge and expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel, and ICloud.

EDUCATION

2011-Present Attending St. Mary’s University College, Calgary enrolled in their Bachelor of Psychology Program.
2003-2008 Enrolled in and completed children’s writing course at The Institute of Children’s Literature Distant Learning, Connecticut, USA.
1982 Achieved a Business Diploma from Henderson College of Business, Lethbridge.
1981 Achieved High School Diploma from Immanuel Christian High School, Lethbridge.

WORK EXPERIENCE

1993-2008 Homeschooled my three children Kindergarten through Grade Nine.
1986-1989 Office Assistant at Investors Group, South Calgary.
1983-1986 Office Manager at Chinook Christian Academy & New Hope Christian Center, Lethbridge.

NOT-FOR-PROFIT & PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

2012 Completed volunteer training at The Calgary Pregnancy Care Centre.
2008-2010 Volunteered monthly at Inn From The Cold.
2008-2010 Helped organize and host Annual Client Christmas Party for The Calgary Pregnancy Care Centre.
2007-Present Board Member for The Calgary Pregnancy Care Centre.
2007 Participated in a group life coaching course.
2003 & 2005 Coordinated and headed up two teams (48 people first trip, 98 second trip) to Ensenada, Mexico to build homes and a church, served breakfast each morning to 100+ children, operated children’s day program, and distributed 100+ Christmas gifts.
1996-2000 Organized and served dinner once monthly at The Mustard Seed.
Skills (2) Rating
Writing
Children's Book Writing