Leslie J.

Miller
24A Catherine Street, Newport, RI 02840 Phone: (401) 207-5890 E-mail: LeslieJoanMiller@gmail.com

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Objective: To provide peer support, advocacy, and training for clients and their staff in a community mental health and/or addictions recovery setting. Core Skills: ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ (Addictions) Recovery Coach Trainer & Provider Case Management Public Speaking, Trainings & Presentations Peer-to-Peer Support Services & Program Development Advocacy, Message Development & Management Event/Office/Crew Management Emergency Management/Triage/Referral to Services Legal & Policy Research Experience Sales, PR, Marketing, Management Experience Web Master/Social Media Profile Maintenance Interned at State Senate, Commission for Human Rights Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite 2010 Notary Public (my commission expires 1/12/2014)

Education: RI College, Providence, RI 2007- 2011 Bachelor of Arts: Major in Political Science, Minor in Jazz Studies, Nonprofit Studies Certificate ♦ Graduated summa cum laude 5/26/11 ♦ Phi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society ♦ Herbert R. Winter Award for Academic Excellence in Political Science Community College of RI, Warwick, Newport, Providence, & Lincoln, RI Associate in Arts: General Studies ♦ Graduated with Highest Honors 5/18/07 ♦ Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society BELLEVUE REALTY SCHOOL, NEWPORT, RI Preparation for the RI real estate salesperson exam which I passed ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY, BRISTOL, RI Foundations of Social & Human Services coursework: 4.0 GPA Work History: Community Staffing Resources, Woonsocket, RI, Assigned to: Alive Peer Support Program, an Affiliate of NRI Community Services Woonsocket, RI Feb.. 2013- Present Peer Advocate, Recovery Coach Provider & Trainer (Temporary, part-time position while funding being sought for full-time position) ♦ Peer Advocate: providing recovery music, activities, peer advocacy training sessions, liaison to other advocacy organizations ♦ Recovery Coach Provider and Trainer: providing recovery coaching to Alive members who are in need of addiction recovery peer support services, and to organize and deliver in-house trainings for NRI ♦ Promoted to be Chorus Director of our Alive Program’s Voices of Recovery Chorus 2005 - 2007

2001 1996

Leslie J. Miller
24A Catherine Street, Newport, RI 02840 Phone: (401) 207-5890 E-mail: LeslieJoanMiller@gmail.com

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RI Communities for Addiction Recovery Efforts (RICARES), Pawtucket, RI Jan. 2011- Oct. 2012 Liaison to the Anchor Recovery Community Center, Pawtucket, RI ♦ Addiction Recovery Peer-to-Peer Support, Education & Advocacy ♦ Creation, Support & Promotion of Recovery-Based Events & Programs ♦ Speaking engagements, presentations & trainings ♦ Recovery Coach Trainer & Provider/Life Skills Trainer & Provider ♦ Case Management ♦ Telephone Recovery Support Manager, Trainer & Provider ♦ Membership Recruitment & Maintenance ♦ Crisis Management/Triage/Referral for Usual & Emergency Services ♦ Knowledge of Client Search Program & Confidentiality of Patient Files & Information ♦ Assist RI Coalition of Recovery Houses Ombudsman with Housing Complaints ♦ Assist Anchor Operations Manager with Billing, Inventory, and Ordering Supplies INN ON BELLEVUE, NEWPORT, RI 2006 - 2007 Part-Time: Bookkeeper, night auditor, manager on duty, property management ♦ Accounts receivable/payable, nightly audits, front desk coverage ♦ Online Marketing, Web site/Online Reservation Program maintenance ♦ Property management: rent collection & tenant applications for long-term rentals PHOENIX TIMES PUBLISHING CO, BRISTOL, RI 2004 - 2005 Business Development Specialist/Real Estate Advertising Specialist, Sales ♦ Reactivated inactive accounts, found new business as Business Dev. Specialist: increased new business by 15%; later transferred to head real estate display ads HOGAN & STONE, MIDDLETOWN, RI Full-time Realtor® ♦ Executed Buyers' Agency and Purchase and Sales Agreements ♦ Worked for my clients’ best interests observing all aspects of Agency Law 2002 - 2003

EASTERN RESORTS, NEWPORT, RI 1999 - 2001 Time-Share sales ♦ Established rapport, interviewed prospects, explained product, & closed sales averaging from $10,000-$30,000: Ranked in top 5 of a 30-person sales team NEWPORT THIS WEEK NEWSPAPER, NEWPORT, RI Sales Executive later promoted to Display Advertising Sales Manager ♦ Maintained key accounts, conducted weekly sales meetings, set goals ♦ Created special sections & pricing ♦ Networked with other businesses to create advertising opportunities LESLIE HENRY ENTERTAINMENT & MARKETING, NEWPORT, RI Sole Proprietor, Part-Time Seasonal Business ♦ Booked corporate functions, weddings, events, private parties ♦ Managed entertainment series for local venues, city-wide events, festivals ♦ All PR, marketing, & site management for above 1997 - 1998

1994 -1998

LOOKING UPWARDS, NEWPORT, RI ♦ Direct Care of Developmentally Disabled Adults in work site/group home settings

1995

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