About marjaan mcdonald

About me

I am an organized and committed new professional that excels in fast-paced environments. I have developed strong interpersonal skills specific to dealing with marginalized individuals through outreach work with community-based organizations for risk youth aged 14 to 19. I have developed the ability to analyze, evaluate and contextualize statistical information. I am a critical thinker, who problem solves, enjoys being innovative and creative. I have experience with group dynamics, managing relationships, and collaborating with a team, which is based on my five years of experience as a supervisor in a faced passed setting.

Education

Experience

  • 2018 - 2019
    Bridgeway foster care

    contract youth outreach worker

    • Conducted weekly meetings, maintained detailed notes, worked directly with youth aged (14-19) from all cultural backgrounds incorporating strategies for personal development. • worked with small groups and individual dynamics incorporating counseling techniques. • Focused on community-based programming that consisted of targeting the difficulties that at-risk children and teenagers encounter, established strategies for individual support. • Engaged with youth from multiple varied backgrounds; disadvantaged youth who were at risk of becoming delinquent, and minority youth within the foster care system. • Worked directly with youth providing strategies to prevent the possibility of criminal activities, promote self-development, and help sustain a high level of self-confidence through individual and group exercises.

Expertise

communication
client relations
problem solving

Skills

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