Joelle Mae's Blog

"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced." – Vincent Van Gogh

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Joelle Nelson
Quality-focused and committed to approaching tasks with tenacity and attention to detail

 

EXPERIENCE

Regent Park Animal Hospital       

3853 Sherwood Drive, Regina, SK

Vet Assistant

AUGUST 2016 – PRESENT

  • Organized and archived documentation
  • Responded to client requests for appointments, surgeries, refills, dietary concerns, and more
  • Completed data entry
  • Compiled client information and related material, and properly and securely distributed information to whom it concerned
  • Created invoices and took payments
  • Filled prescriptions
  • Aided in surgeries, xrays, and general appointments
  • Disposed over hazardous materials safely and securely
  • Helped maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Aided in the care of all clients and their fur friends

Farm Credit Canada           1820 Hamilton Street, Regina, SK

Summer Student – Customer Service Representative

AUGUST 2015 – PRESENT

  • Organized and archived documentation
  • Responded to client requests for new loan application and current loan limit increases/decreases
  • Completed data entry
  • Compiled client information and related material, and properly and securely distributed information to whom it concerned
  • Created detailed expense reports and requests

Sobeys Liquor                     1060 Pasqua St N, Regina, SK
Cashier

NOVEMBER 2015 – PRESENT

  • Performed necessary checks to assure customers were of age to purchase alcohol, cigarettes, lottery
  • Handled large amounts of cash safely and responsibly
  • Helped maintain a clean and safe work environment

Hakl Farms                              Deer Valley, SK
Farm Hand – Casual

APRIL 2015  – PRESENT

  • Assisting with farm chores and property care on a call-in basis
  • Aiding in care of animals (dogs, cats, horses) on a call-in basis

Boston Pizza                  4303 Rochdale Blvd, Regina, SK
Hostess, Expo, Waitress, Bartender

JULY 2012 – PRESENT

  • Greeting visitors in a timely manner
  • Handled high volume of both in-person and phone requests
  • Giving quality service and catering to the needs of customers
  • Crisis management
  • Flexible communication approach dependant on customer

Home Hardware                5660 Rochdale Blvd, Regina SK
Cashier

SEPTEMBER 2011 – JULY 2012

  • Handled large amounts of cash safely and responsibly
  • Helped maintain a clean and safe work environment

Regina Equestrian Centre Ltd     Pinkie Road, Regina SK
Horse Hand

SEPTEMBER 2010 – AUGUST 2014

  • Assisting with scheduling and organization of lessons
  • Responsible for animal care (horses, dogs, cats, pigs, hens, cows, alpacas, miniature horses, rabbits, ducks, turkeys)
  • Planned, directed, and taught horseback riding lessons for students from ages 6-15

EDUCATION

University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina SK
Bachelor Degree

SEPTEMBER 2013 – PRESENT

Fourth year student in the Faculty of Education, majoring in Arts Education with a concentration in Visual Art and a concurrent certificate program in English Literature.

Archbishop M.C. O’Neill, 134 Argyle St, Regina SK
High School

SEPTEMBER 2009 – JUNE 2013

Highschool diploma received in June of 2013. Actively involved in extracurriculars including choir, vocal jazz, drama, backstage managing, improv.

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: May 13, 1995 (21 years old)
Female
Canadian

 

SKILLS

Professional etiquette
Works well under pressure
Excellent communication skills
Customer service oriented
Strong interpersonal skills
Meticulous attention to detail
Strong problem solver
Microsoft Office proficiency

LANGUAGES

English, French

INTERESTS

Horses/Riding
Animals
Painting
Pottery
Photography
Piano

 

REFERENCES

Available Upon Request

 

 

 

Volunteer Work

  • Horse hand for Regina Equestrian Center (2010- present)
  • Set painting for Do It With Class (2011)
  • Server for Holy Family Parish’s Annual Gala (2010)
  • Usher for Regina Lyric Musical Theatre (2009-2010)
  • Teacher assistant at St. Gabriel Elementary School (2009-2010)

Extracurricular and Interests

  • Equestrian lessons (Regina Equestrian Center, 2010-present)
  • Piano lessons (Gary Paul, 2005-present)
  • SADD (O’Neill High School, 2012- 2013)
  • Belly dance classes (Anja Dance, 2012- 2013)
  • Drama club (O’Neill High School, 2009-2013)
  • Choir and Vocal Jazz (O’Neill High School, 2009-2013)
  • Various art classes (drawing, painting, pottery, 2008-2013)
  • Principal’s Advisory Committee (O’Neill High School, 2010)
  • Jazz dance classes (Various studios and teachers, 2001-2010)
  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Reading
  • Photography

 

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