My Resume

EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Meadowood Senior Living – Service Leader -2014 – Present

Golden Slipper Center for Seniors – Service Leader – 2014-present

Bristol Jewish Center – Student Rabbi -2014 -Present

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College -Student Life Intern -Present

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College-Faculty Intern -Present

Gratz College -Social Media Manager for NEXT: the Professional Learning Program for Supplementary Teachers -2014

BRITH SHALOM HOUSE Philadelphia, PA 2013 – 2013-2014

  • Rabbi

  • Chaplain

  • Service Leader

TRUAH The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights New York, NY 10001 2013

  • Rabbinic and Cantorial Fellow in Human Rights

COMMUNITY VOICES HEARD New York, NY 10029 2013

  • Truah Rabbinic Intern

Maris Grove A Senior Living Community Glen Mills PA 2013

  • Service Leader

KOL TZEDEK SYNAGOGUE  Philadelphia, PA 2012 – 2013

  •  Hebrew Teacher

OPERATION UNDERSTANDING Philadelphia, PA 2012 – 2012-2013

  • Group Leader

OR HADASH RECONSTRUCTIONIST CONGREGATION Fort Washington, PA 2011 – 2012

  • Teaching values education to 7th graders
  • Teaching comparative religion to 8th and 9th graders

HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE Columbia, MD 2010 – 2011

  • Adjunct Faculty in Sociology
  • Taught classes on Introduction to Sociology, Social Problems and Minorities in America

COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY  Baltimore, MD 2009 – 2011

  • Adjunct Faculty in Sociology
  • Taught multiple classes on Introduction to Sociology

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE Atlanta, GA 2008 – 2009

Investigative Researcher

  • Conducted qualitative research on extremist groups in the South

  • Conducted training and education for law enforcement and regional offices on extremist activity

  • Published monthly newsletter on extremist activity in the South

  • EMORY UNIVERSITY Atlanta, GA May – November 2007

  • Research Interviewer for HIV/AIDS consumer survey assessing HIV/AIDS clients’ satisfaction with received services, barriers to care and current need

  • Collected data for the Atlanta Eligible Metropolitan Area HIV/AIDS consumer survey

  • Managed data in Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)

GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE Atlanta, GA 2007

  • Adjunct Faculty

BBS PERSONAL TRAINING, INC Atlanta, GA 1998 – 2007

  • Owner and Fitness Trainer
  • Motivated clients to meet their fitness and health goals

  • Provided nutrition counseling

  • Lectured on fitness, nutrition, and sports supplementation

  • Wrote fitness articles

UNITED STATES ARMY 1991 – 1998

  • Variety of experiences in leadership, police investigations, domestic violence, child abuse, and drugs alcohol abuse

VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

RABBIS WITHOUT BORDERS New York, NY 2013 – present

  • Rabbinic Fellow

BRITH SHALOM HOUSE Philadelphia, PA 2013 – present

  • Rabbi

  • Chaplain

  • Service Leader

FAITH AND COMMUNITY ALLIANCE Atlanta, GA 2009

  • Executive board member at-large involved in the effort to create a new interfaith organization to advocate for civil and human rights

CONGREGATION BET HAVERIM, Atlanta, GA 2005 – 2009

  • First Vice President

  • Oversaw work of representatives at-large and committee chairs

  • Oversaw a variety of events including all logistics for High Holy Days services

  • Worked with Volunteer Coordinator to review new membership applications and determine member interests and potential committee assignments

  • Assisted with transition of committee chairs; served as president in the president’s absence

  • Participated in ongoing strategic planning and financial management

YOUTHPRIDE, INC. Atlanta, GA 2005 – 2008

  • Vice President

  • Participated in redefining organization’s mission and purpose

  • Mobilized a YouthPride program and a peer education program to combat HIV/AIDS disease

  • Engaged in strategic planning, fiscal oversight, risk management and executive review

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Volunteer at ZAMI, a nationally recognized, Atlanta-based organization providing scholarships, support groups, and education for lesbians of African descent, 2004 – 2005

  • Founding member and steering committee member of Georgians Against Discrimination, a state wide coalition of organizations working together to defeat Georgia’s anti-gay constitutional amendment, 2004

  • Volunteer at Charis Books and More, the largest and oldest feminist bookstore in the South,

2002 – 2004

  • Enlight Atlanta, crisis management team member, 2001

  • Volunteer with DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), played the role of McGruff the crime dog for kids, 1994

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