Sarah Bowman Updated Resume September 2016 (1)

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David Kyle Rice

Sarah Lou BowmanOwensboro, KY 42303 Sarahloubowman@gmail.com

Career Objective Young professional seeking an opportunity to enhance the lives of members in my community.

EducationBachelors of Social Work Western Kentucky University (Anticipated, August 2017) Associate of Arts (Human Services/Social Work) Owensboro Community and Technical College (May 2015)

Leadership/Professional DevelopmentWestern Kentucky Universitys EDGE Professional Development Program (September 2016-Current)Departmental Advisory Council-Student Representative (September 2016-Current) Bachelors of Social Work Departmental subcommitteeKids Outdoor Adventures Committee (September 2016-Current)Audubon Area Community Services Head Start Policy Council Area 1 Alternate Representative (August 2016-Current) Health Services Advisory Committee National Honor Society for Success and Leadership (August 2016-Current) Executive Board member (Secretary) (January 2017-Current)Women in Support of Education (W.I.S.E) (August 2016-Current)Social Work Student Union Ambassador (August 2015-Current) Collaborate with community resources and companies to formulate plans for improvement/promotion Develop agendas for monthly meetings Continue to seek opportunities for volunteerism Recruit volunteers for various activities Mentor incoming junior cohort members to continue the unions activities

Western Kentucky Universitys Leadershape Institute Program (May 2016) Received certification of graduation Themes incorporated within this program included: Building community, valuing the power of all, challenging what is, looking to what could be, bringing vision to reality, living and leading with integrity, and staying in actionWestern Kentucky Universitys Dynamic Leadership Institute Program (April 2016) Received certification of completion of the four phases Topics included: Personality in leadership, effective communication, diversity awareness, problem solving, emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, and leadership style Western Kentucky University Deans List (Spring 2016-Current)Work ExperienceOwensboro Community and Technical College TRiO Program, Peer Mentor (February 2016- Current) Assist first generation, low-income, and disabled students with their transition to college by linking them to the broader campus community and resources Prioritize students studies and make plans to be successful Conduct bi-monthly sessions with Trio "mentees" to assess their progress and areas for improvement Maintain a trusting and friendly environment for students' engagement Identify barriers to academic success and develop plans to address themTarget Corporation, Stock Associate (October 2015-January 2017) Presented with the You Award (May 2016) Award given to employee based on their community involvement, volunteerism activities, and performance while on the job. Managed stock rooms cleanliness, organization, and amount of stock Merchandised, priced, and stocked products Provided and promoted electronic services and resources for top-quality customer service Formulated merchandise in a systematic manner to promote salesUnited States Postal Service, Rural Carrier Associate (October 2013- September 2015) Delivered mail/parcels to appropriate destinations while maintaining a clean driving record Utilized strong interpersonal skills to deliver courteous and tactful customer service Operated barcode scanners, GPS devices, and other appropriate equipment

KB's Kid Zone, Child Care Provider (March 2013- October 2013) Provided care to 8-10 children simultaneously Prepared meals/snacks Supervised recreational activities while executing a safe environment Recognized and reported any sign of physical or emotional abuse First aid or CPR certificationOwensboro Medical Health System, Certified Nurse Assistant (August 2012- March 2013) Complied with all HIPAA rules and regulations Mastered strong clinical skills in areas such as recording vital signs, providing pre- operative and post- operative care, and other such nursing assistant tasks Actively involved in work-related meetings, in-services, or classesWellington Parc (Certified Nurse Assistant, September 2011- August 2012)

Assisted residents in activities of daily living Initiated specific care/assistance for each resident based on his/her care plan Participated in companys in-service meetings

Conferences AttendedFor the Child Conference (April 2016)Volunteer ActivitiesNew Beginnings (May 2016)

Assisted as a Western Kentucky University Social Work Student Ambassador at the Diamond Dash 5k hosted by New Beginnings Collaborated with multiple companies and organizations to raise funds, recruit volunteers/racers, and promote the race Negotiated with three dining establishments in our community to host fundraiser nights for this organization--10% of all food proceeds raised went directly to New Beginnings Presented Target Corporation with an idea to organize a bake sale with their employees throughout the week of the race. The HR director also agreed to donate enough bottles of water and nutritional snacks for 350 runners. Assisted with the registration process to make sure all runners were equipped with their shirts and numbered bibsJunior Achievement (April 2016) Directly participated with program manager to create nurturing environments for Burns Middle School students in economic enrichment activities Co-facilitated a lesson tailored to teach middle school students the importance of economic planning Wayland Elementary School (April 2016) Constructed a bridge activity program to expose elementary school students to the college environment Toured a group of 30 kindergarteners around the Owensboro Community and Technical College campus Led story time and conducted a crafting periodVFW Auxiliary (December 2004-December 2005) Established a positive atmosphere for the VFW Auxiliary children's Christmas party Assisted in distributing gifts to the children, serving food and drinks, set-up and cleanup dutyReferencesAvailable upon request