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Ellen M.

Drummonds
Residence: 31848 ½ Florida Street; Redlands, CA 92373 Cell: (909) 289-7492 E-mail: ellenmarie.drummonds@gmail.com Electronic Portfolio: http://ellenmariedrummonds.weebly.com/index.html

Objective: Dynamic and multi-talented candidate seeking a position in a fast-paced environment
suitable to the below-presented skills and experience level.

Skills/Certifications:
    Excellent Organization Strong Customer Relations Data Entry Word-processing and Typing: 60+ wpm       Telephoneanswering 10-key Adding Machine Filing Banking Legal Keyboarding Legal Terminology  Computer Proficiency: Certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist in Word and PowerPoint, familiar with Microsoft Access; WordPerfect knowledge

Languages: Experience:

Advanced in English and intermediate in French 2+ years of clerical work history

Copy Editor May, 2013 – present Salt Lake Community College’s Globe Newspaper; Taylorsville, Utah Correspondence and editing of news articles done through use of the Internet, since relocation of this candidate from Utah back to California  Utilizing Microsoft SharePoint to view, read, and edit documents  E-mailing Editor-in-Chief and WebMaster authorities to assist in the process of developing an interesting and relevant school newspaper  Devising eye-catching story-lines that help to provide a greater amount of content and intrigue for the everyday reader Dormitory President; Vice President December, 2012 – May, 2013; January – December, 2012 Clearfield Job Corps Center; Clearfield, UT Appointed this position to lead 60+ female residents in their daily tasks and needs, as well as to ensure the dorm’s overall functionality and productivity  Assessed and transferring to Residential Advisors negative marks against resident students  Presided with other officers over group meetings in conducting usual business, such as training sessions and campus announcements  Took notes during group meetings  Helped to assign chores to residents
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“Covered” chores (or completed for someone else) when necessary Worked with staff members in formulating officer lists and checking spelling and grammar for official documents Ensured that all officers were performing their positions’ responsibilities thoroughly and effectively

Receptionist Intern (Office Administration Trade) January – March, 2012 Cottages of Hope; Ogden, UT Completed five weeks of assigned “Work-based Learning” through Clearfield Job Corps Center (Vocational Training Program)  Assisted local persons in need of career-building and computer-oriented skills, as well as financial assistance for various endeavors  Utilized Microsoft Access, Excel, and Word in making appointments and drafting documents for community awareness of this non-profit organization’s services  Answered phones and acted as a greeter to clients  Used a fax machine, scanner, copier, printer, e-mail, etc.  Received high marks from two Chief Financial Officers and associates Bookkeeper Vons (Grocery Store); West Covina, CA Paid position before leaving for medical reasons  Prepared cash and check deposits for Armored bank car  Balanced tills for registers  Reconciled funds for three safes  Found over/shorts  Collected income from Lotto machine, CoinMaster, restrooms, etc.  Used IBM computers to input financial data June – July, 2011

Paralegal Assistant November, 2010 – November, 2011 Drummonds Paralegal Services (Teresa Drummonds, Certified Paralegal and Medical-malpractice Specialist); Redlands, CA Volunteered to foster growth within contract business  Drafted demand letters for tort-law cases (specifically regarding motor-vehicle accidents) o Totaled amounts for medical bills (for said section of demand letters) o Collected data from medical records attributed to plaintiff (for Treatment portion of letters) o Focused predominantly on composing statements with respect to each client’s Activities of Daily Living that were hindered when collision occurred o Often outlined letter’s respective Conclusions with amount of total damages owed to each client, who was afflicted by defendant’s negligence while driving

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Library Assistant August, 2009 – June, 2010 Yucaipa High School; Yucaipa, CA Enrolled in this class for entire senior year of high school, aiding two librarians with standard library clerk duties  Checked books in and out to students  Helped classes that needed to use the computer lab with job-/career- and educationsearching, as well as the technical procedures involved with Microsoft Office programs, such as Word and PowerPoint  Labeled and shelved books in all sections of the library  Put magazines and newspapers in their proper place and made them available to students  Decorated the library with appealing book arrangements and other materials

Education:
Humanities Major: Religious Studies Track Salt Lake Community College; Salt Lake City, Utah G.P.A.: 3.93 Film Studies Major/English Language Arts Minor California Baptist University; Riverside, California G.P.A.: 4.0 Diploma, with Advanced Placement Courses Completed Yucaipa High School; Yucaipa, California G.P.A.: 4.23 May, 2012 – May, 2013

August – December, 2010

Graduated in June, 2010

Comments:

Flexible schedule; ready to work at any time.

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