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Indonesia
By:Kirt <[email protected]>
Date: 4 November 2017

Kirton W Joseph
Email: [email protected]/ Skype: [email protected]

PERSONAL DETAILS
Birth: USA / 1971
Citizenship: American / Trinidadian/Tobagonian
English Ability: Native Speaker
Marital Status: Engaged
Health: Excellent

EDUCATION
2017: TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification (100 Hours) Pittsburgh, USA

Oxford Seminars

1997 - 2001: Bachelor of Arts New York, USA

Major: History

Minor: Political Science

Hunter College of The City University of New York

WORK HISTORY
2014 - Present: Team Member/Sales Associate, Follett Pittsburgh, USA
Greet customers and render assistance as necessary responding to inquiries of products and merchandise.
Partner to create and maintain a hassle-free customer service culture, focused on solutions-based selling and an exceptional customer experience.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
2006 - 2014: Literacy Volunteer- ESL Tutor, Connecticut Department of Corrections

Basic Educational Services, Volunteer Services Unit Bridgeport, USA
Tutored small groups of immigrant inmates in basic English conversation skills.
Instructed non and semi-literate immigrant inmates in basic English literacy skills.

2003 - 2005: AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) Family Partners Coordinator

Habitat For Humanity NYC Brooklyn, USA
Formed monthly homeownership classes for Family Partners – included scheduling, recruiting volunteer instructors, gathering materials, contacting Family Partners and attending meetings.
Assisted Family Partners Director with upcoming projects such as organising information sessions on affordable housing.

2003 - 2005: Conversation Partner/English as a Second Language (ESOL) Tutor

International Center in New York New York, USA
Led discussion classes with adult learners that covered various English skills, including pronunciation, grammar, idioms, and vocabulary. Included subjects such as U.S. history and politics, American culture, music.
Led 1-3 session workshops of 15-20 adult learners focusing on the skills newly arrived immigrant members need to succeed in the United States.

2003 - 2005: Conversation Partner/English as a Second Language (ESOL) Tutor

The Arab-American Family Support Center Brooklyn, USA
Participated in giving ESOL instruction under the Adult Education and Literacy Program in which included classes on American civics and citizenship, and particular focus on women's literacy classes.
Helped teenagers and adults who attended classes improve interpersonal communications skills, literacy skills in English, and to broaden their understanding of American culture.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Languages: Spanish (Beginner), German (Beginner), Arabic (Beginner)
Travel: Canada and Trinidad & Tobago
Interests: Reading non-fiction, archery, cricket, football (soccer), international development and social entrepreneurship
Skills: Basic PC skills, ESL conversation, pronunciation and reading comprehension lesson planning and instruction and certification in non-profit grant writing

REFERENCES
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