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RUTH ABEBE

501 Adelaide St. East, Toronto, ON M5A 4K1


Mobile (647) 284-6205
rabebe@georgebrown.ca


CAREER OBJECTIVE
I am seeking to secure a full-time position, which will allow me to utilize my skills and apply my
theoretical and practical experience

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
Over 1 year experience volunteering in a community center setting performing various activities
and programs
Possess genuine passion working with families as well as diverse cultures and communities
Previous experience working with newcomer youth and newcomer families by providing
information and referring them to appropriate services or programs
Ability to work in community collaborative initiatives
Strong ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and staff
Excellent organizational, time management, written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to quickly adapt to new systems, policies and procedures
Efficient multitasking abilities, can handle various assignments simultaneously
Fluent in English and Amharic
Proficient in Microsoft Word

EDUCATION
Community Worker, Diploma- George Brown College, Toronto ON In-Progress
ECE, Diploma - George Brown College, Toronto ON 2015

PLACEMENT EXPERIENCE
CYW Student-Christian Resource Centre, Toronto ON 2016
Formed positive relationships with drop-in participants
Planned and implemented a program
Conducted outreach with other organizations
Conducted intake and referrals

CYW Student Red Door Family Shelter, Toronto ON 2015
Conducted intake of clients in the frontline department
Worked with professionals to plan and implement workshops
Provided referral services for residents

WORK EXPERINCE
Cabbage Town Youth Centre, Toronto, ON 2013
Supported families who have children in accessing community resources
Assisted in planning and carrying out special events
Regularly participated in various programs and service delivery of the agency including
workshops, presentations, events and staff meetings
Provided clients with information regarding programs and services that are offered within
the center

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Sunday school Teacher Assistant Ethiopian Evangelical Church, Toronto, ON 2011 - 2012
Assisted as a Sunday school teacher
Assisted with gift wrapping during the holidays
Prepared and implemented holiday activities for children

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST