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Diane L. Parks
2710 Commons Avenue - Apt. 25 • Atlanta, GA 30309 • (770) 555-1212 • [email protected]

 

COMPASSIONATE • JOYFUL • PROFESSIONAL • DEDICATED • TEAM-ORIENTED

"Bobby has always been shy around new people. But somehow, Diane was able to connect with him instantly." - Jackie Pete, mother of son with down syndrome

"Our aqua phobia class requires extra patience on the part of our instructors. Diane has become a favorite among the  students, and their progress is truly amazing!" - Ella Pinsat, YMCA Pool Director

"On days when Diane is not here, patients often express how  they miss her smiling face and look forward to her return the following week." - Pam Case, Pediatric Oncology Nurse, Levine Children's


RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

CHILD LIFE VOLUNTEER | Charlotte, NC
Levine Children's Hospital | 2009 - Present
Provide coping techniques and support to Hematology and Oncology  patients and their families. Engage children in stress relieving  activities such as coloring in books, board games, puzzles,  magic shows and holiday-themed parties. Escort "Rufus", the  Charlotte Bobcat mascot, to individual rooms for fun time with  patients and families. Educate and prepare children for upcoming  surgical procedures, utilizing both child-appropriate language  and medical play, in a non-threatening manner.

CHILD LIFE VOLUNTEER | Charlotte, NC
Presbyterian Hemby Children's Hospital | 2009 - Present
Extend warm greeting to patients and  families upon arrival. Assist with facility navigation and  overall comprehension of the hospitalization experience.  Dispense toys, DVDs, beverages and snacks to families upon  request. Promote positive, healing attitudes among patients  during special pet therapy visits. Advocate patients' point of  view to other members of the healthcare team. Organize and  sanitize childrens' toys and play areas, ensuring a safe  recreational environment.

YOUTH & ADULT SWIM INSTRUCTOR | Charlotte, NC
YMCA - Metropolitan | 2007 - Present
Teach swimming to various clientele (including infants,  toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and seniors), in both  group and private settings. Undergo recurrent training on expert  lifesaving techniques to consistently ensure the safety of all  students.

CHILDREN'S RECREATION COACH | Duluth, GA
The Little Gym | 2005 - 2006
Fostered the development of motor skills and spatial awareness  in children aged 3 to 13, using gymnastics exercises and  recreational activities. Journaled students' performance and  progress, consulting with parents on achievements and areas for  improvement.

 

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

CLINIC ADMINISTRATOR | Charlotte, NC
Massage Envy | 2006 - Present
Assign and manage work schedules for 30+ massage therapists.  Conduct staff member training at statewide start-up clinics.  Maintain client database and oversee all areas of clinic  operation.

MEMBERSHIP MANAGER | Charlotte, NC
YWCA Central Carolinas | 2008 - 2009
Created monthly account and billing reports using Microsoft  Publisher and Excel. Responded to membership inquiries from  general public. Cross-promoted recruitment with local area  businesses.

 

ACTIVITIES & ACHIEVEMENTS

Child Life Council Member
American Red Cross CPR and First Aid
2003 & 2004 CUSA Swimmer of the Year

 

EDUCATION

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC • 2005
Bachelor of Arts, Major: Psychology / Minor: Child Development & Family Relations