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Therin Andrew

Summary of Pertinent Skills and Abilities


COMMUNICATION & DIVERSITY
Possess the ability to use effective communication skills to build rapport, empathy using active
listening, and deescalate potential stressful conditions and hostility
Fluent in English (speak, write and read), intermediate in French and Tamil (speak, read, limited in
writing) and beginner in Mandarin Chinese (limited speaking)
SELF-CONTROL & DISCIPLINE
Practice meditation and mindfulness in strength conditioning, cardio training and along with mixed
martial arts
Participated in body building competition, Muay Thai and Krav Maga classes, and completed 4 years
in the Royal Canadian Air Cadets

Experience
PRISON GUARD | ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE | NOVEMBER 2015-PRESENT
Responsible for the care, safety and supervision of an individual in police custody
Works independently within clearly defined methods and procedures to maintain the welfare of the
prisoners.
CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSOCIATE | GENERAL NUTRITION CENTER/ GNC | AUGUST 2015PRESENT
Assist customers with choosing the right product that will best suit their needs and lifestyle
Educated customers on products intake recommendations
Responsible for finding out a customer needs and matching that customer up with the right produces
based on their needs
SECURITY GUARD | GUELPH GENERAL HOSPITAL | PRIMARY RESPONSE | JULY 2014-AUGUST
2015
Conduct site patrol and issued parking infractions for hospital and affiliated buildings
Respond to hospital alarm calls which include: boiler, chillers, code calls (white-violent behavior,
yellow-missing person)
Exhibit active interpersonal skills in team environment by communicating effectively with colleagues
and patients
SECURITY GUARD/MOBILE PATROL | TOTAL SECUIRTY MANAGEMENT BY GARDA | MAY 2013AUGUST 2014
Resolved conflicts at high profile sites to ensure no trespassing or other unwanted activities
Attend alarm calls ranging from: bank alarms, parking infractions, supervise/relieve static guard as
needed
On July 11/2013 I was ready and prepared to act when there was a gas leak and in need of
evacuation. My strong emergency management skill was noted by our client and supervisors on site
at Con Cast Pipe
SPORTMAX NUTRITION | SALES REPRESENTATIVE | JUNE 2012-AUGUST 2014
Assessed customers fitness goals and provided options for sales
Presented creative ideas and communicated the benefits to staff and management

DOMINOS PIZZA| CSR/ ASSISTANT MANAGER| AUGUST 2006 DECEMBER 2011


Guided team members to achieve company goals and objectives
Resolved customers concerns in a professional and courteous manner

Professional Development
FITNESS & HEALTH PROMOTIONS- BRIDGE | DIPLOMA-DEGREE | IN PROGRESS | CONESTOGA
COLLEGE
English conversation partner through Conestoga Student Life Department
Obtained Ontario Fitness Council Registered Health and Exercise Practitioner-Group Exercise &
Resistance Training
POLICE FOUNDATIONS| DIPLOMA | 2013 | WESTERVELT COLLEGE
Obtained 3.47 GPA
Mentored and trained fellow classmates in the training facility
Grades higher than 80%: Highway Traffic Act, Arrest Authorities, Conflict Management, Physical
Fitness, Defense Tactics
ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL DIPLOMA| 2010 | ST. JAMES CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
Achieved 75% average overall
Joined wrestling team 2009 and 2010| voted MVP by team members

Additional Training and Certifications


GROUP EXERCISE & RESISTANCE TRAINING| LICENSE |2015|ONTARIO FITNESS COUNCIL
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID|CERTIFICATE|2015|MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION OF CANADA
REPORT WRITING|CERTIFICATE|2015|CANADIAN POLICE KNOWLEDGE NETWORK
ABORIGINAL AND FIRST NATIONS AWARENESS|CERTIFICATE|2015|CANADIAN POLICE KNOWLEDGE
NETWORK
CRIME SCENE IDENTIFICATION & EVIDENCE PROTECTION|CERTIFICATE|2014|POST DIPLOMA|
WESTERVELT COLLEGE
ONTARIO ACOSSIOATION OF CHIEF POLICE| CERTIFIED |2013|APPLICATION TESTING SERVICE
APPLIED SUICIDE INTERVENTION SKILLS|LIVING WORKS|2013|LONDON DISTRICT DISTRESS
CENTER
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SEMINAR|2013| LONDON DISTRICT DISTRESS CENTER
ADDICTIONS NEED TO KNOW SEMINAR|2013| LONDON DISTRICT DISTRESS CENTER
SECURITY LICENSE|2013|MINISTRY OF COMMUNITY SAFETY & CORRECTIONAL SERVICES
FIRST AID AND CPR|2013|LIFE SAVING SOCIETY
KRAV MAGA|CERTIFICATE|2012| GOLDS GYM LONDON
SMART SERVE LICENSE|2011|ALCOHOL AND GAMING COMMISSION OF ONTARIO
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Volunteer Experience | 500 + Hours and Ongoing Involvement


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-SECRETARY|CRIME STOPPERS GUELPH WELLINGTON COUNTY|MAY
2014 PRESENT
Recently voted secretary as an executive director
Collectively with the board; discuss, plan, and implement strategies to raise awareness, educate, and
funding of the program
Elected to plan the organizations direction while managing its affairs
Work in partnership with different community organizations, the public, and the police to gather and
investigate tips/information in an overall goal to deter crime in the community
SUB-COMMITTEE MEMBER | SANTA CLAUSE PARADE-2014, MULCH SALE-2015,
PROGRAM MEMBERSHIP AND RECCRUITMENT

Directly involved in planning: budgets, advertising/promotion, sponsor funding,


coordinating personnel attendance to events

Recruit and interview potential applicants and follow up with reference check to
present to the board

Volunteer Experience | Continued


COMMUNITY JUSTICE INITIATIVES|BACK HOME|NOVEMBER 2013 MAY 2015 | 75 HOURS
Participate in recreational programming to build relations with a wide variety of residence of different
backgrounds
Provide and offer support to allow youth a smooth transition back into society
ENGLISH CONVERSATION PARTNER| CONESTOGA COLLEGE | FEBUARY 2014- APRIL 2014 | 20
HOURS
Interacted with 2 international students throughout semester and engaged in conversation to help
improve their English speaking skills
LONDON DISTRICT DISTRESS CENTER| SEPTEMBER 2012 AUGUST 2013 | 115 HOURS
Active listening to clients needs and provide short term coping management tools based on key
elements identified
Empathetically responsive to others concerns, feelings and behaviours while handling variety of
sensitive information
Provided detailed reports to organization, other agencies (mobile response and police) clearly and
accurately as needed
PUBLIC ORDER UNIT TRAINING| LONDON POLICE SERVICE| 2012 | 8 HOURS
Provided live stimulations for the London Police Service Public Order Unit
SANTA CLAUSE PARADE| LONDON POLICE SERVICE | 2012 | 8 HOURS
Worked alongside London Police officers and auxiliary members to barricade streets and to ensure
public safety
ANNUAL GRAFFITI RATIFICATION| LONDON POLICE SERVICE | 2012 | 12 HOURS
Worked alongside London Police Service during their annual event, covered up graffiti around the city
EYES AND EARS SECURITY| WESTERVELT COLLEGE | 2012 | 24 HOURS
Patrolled school and surrounding areas to avoid vandalism and break-in during Halloween and St
Patricks day
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HONOR GUARD | GRADUATION CERIMONY| WESTERVELT COLLEGE | 2013 | 8 HOURS


Participated in the Westervelt graduation ceremony as a flag carrier, helped set up and clean after
the ceremony
GREAT ESCAPE FUNDRAISER| ELLIOTT COMMUNITY-LONG TERM CARE/RETIREMENT HOME |
2012 -2013 | 25 HOURS
Assisted staff during their major annual charity fundraiser
POPPY CAMPAIGN| ROYAL CANADIAN AIR CADETS | 2004-2008 | 40 HOURS
Raised donations for Veterans society in support of Remembrance Day
GUELPH LEGION| ROYAL CANADIAN AIR CADETS | 2004-2008 | 100 HOURS
Assisted staff during multiple events, duties ranged from parking patrol, serving food & beverages,
and cleaning
CADET TAGS| ROYAL CANADIAN AIR CADETS | 2004-2008 | 60 HOURS
Raised awareness about the organizations and sold Cadet tags to sponsor our program