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Samantha Washington
Summary
*Exceptional networking, communication, and organizational skills *Goal oriented & results driven *Flourish in settings that support continuous learning, community and volunteer involvement and position development *Highly motivated and ambitious
Skills
  • Operation Analysis, Evaluation, and Consolidation¬†
  • Administration and Management
  • Volunteer Engagement
  • Project Development and Management
  • Customer and Visitor Service
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Negotiation
  • Budget Analysis¬†
Experience
Park Manager 07/2014 to Present
Delaware State Parks
  • Cape Henlopen State Park Manage all aspects of day-to-day facility operations, related events, revenue, and staff.
  • Develop mid to long range facility plans and capitol investment projects.
  • Budget management and control - oversee revenue collection in excess of $1,000,000.00 and expenditures of $950,000.00; supervise 8-merit employees and approximately 100 - seasonal staff members and associated special payroll.
  • Oversee coordination and development of special event with nonprofits, local businesses, volunteers, two Friends Groups, and multiple state agencies.
  • Directly implement and support field related projects as needed; labor related support; running equipment and vehicles: skid-loaders, tractors, brush mowers, numerous 4WD trucks, tiger trucks, mules and trailers.
Assistant Park Superintendent 08/2012 to 07/2014
  • Responsible for the regions daily operations, encompassing: trails; drive-on beaches; three day use areas, with full service 5-bathhouse facilities; RV & tent campgrounds, and camp retail store offering over 1,200 items for purchase; addressed inventory related issues creating a 25% net increase during the 2012 season and a 45% net increase by 2014.
  • Budget management and control - oversaw revenue collection in excess of $1,000,000.00, and expenditures of $880,845.00; supervision of 6-Merit and 55-yearround and part-time staff and associated special payroll.
  • Supported, reviewed and supervised the volunteer program staff and10-unpaid staff members that volunteered through our Camp Host Program in return for seasonal accommodations.
  • Directly implemented and supported field related projects as needed; labor related support: framing, drywall, painting, minor plumbing; running equipment and vehicles: skid-loaders, tractors, brush mowers, numerous 4WD trucks, and trailers.
Regional Volunteer Coordinator 02/2010 to 08/2012
  • Administrative oversight and program development for Cape Henlopen, Delaware Seashore and Trap Pond State Park.
  • Volunteer recruitment, training, tracking, retention, and awards for approximately 400 Volunteers, and served as the volunteer liaison for 4-Friends Groups.
  • Directly implemented and supported field related volunteer projects through labor related support and equipment operation: skid-loaders, tractors, brush mowers, 4WD trucks, and trailers.
Owner and Operator 06/2007 to 12/2009
Grounds for Appeal - Coffee Shop
  • Business development from start to sale; business plan, lease negotiation, coordination of contractors & inspectors for interior remodel and adherence to codes; management of all financial aspects including cost monitoring and analysis.
  • Performed all daily tasks related to production, equipment conservation, quality control, and inventory scheduling and tracking.
  • Responsible for all financial aspects: accounts payable, licensing, cost monitoring and analysis.
Public Allies Delaware & Habitat For Humanity
  • Service Volunteer in Partnership with the AmeriCorps & Sussex County Habitat for Humanity.
  • Developed public relations and mission awareness through grass roots initiatives in Sussex and Kent County.
  • Coordinated, facilitated and led 4 state wide service projects and 4 community service projects, collaborating with multiple the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Delaware State Parks and Recreation, the Delaware Agricultural Museum, University of Delaware Center for Marine Studies, the James Farm Ecological Preserve, the Center for the Inland Bays, and over 100 volunteers.
  • Developed over 20 flyers, brochures, ask letters and informative packets for statewide disbursement; targeted and engaged approximately 200 potential volunteers and approximately 50 potential partner organizations.
Rehab Contractor & Property Manager 02/2002 to 11/2005
Volunteer Coordinator Sussex County Habitat For Humanity
  • Oversaw recruitment, training, staffing and scheduling of office and construction site volunteers.
  • Established a formal volunteer intake process for core, episodic and group volunteers.
  • Created volunteer committee tool kits (waivers, interview process, surveys etc.) for 10 committees and approximately 200 volunteers, increasing efficiency and volunteer engagement.
  • Incorporated partnerships with the Center for Community Justice and Chimes Delaware for worksite and office evaluations of their program participants.
Owner
  • Proposed, led, planned, developed and managed rehabilitation construction projects.
  • Rental property management: leases, financial and work agreements, court representation, tenant selection, interior and exterior building maintenance.
  • Researched residential properties for clients with intended investment purposes.
Education
Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management - currently attending. Texas Institute of Permanent Cosmetics and Advanced Aesthetic: Certified Permanent Makeup Technician Post University: Legal Studies Delaware Technical and Community College: Mechanical Engineering, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keyboarding, Time Management and Communication Skills for Supervisors. Delaware Technical and Community College: ABCD-Asset based Community Development - Project Planning, Financial Management, Outcomes and Measurements-Logic Model, Grant writing, Networking and Collaboration. : Clemson University -
University of Delaware -
Additional Information
Delaware Paralegals Association: Paralegal Practices Community Involvement Governor's appointment to the Commission of Volunteerism and Community Service. Co-leader - Habitat For Humanity International Build, Guatemala Chair - Delaware State Park's State Employee Charitable Contribution, Team Leader, volunteer - beach clean up's, beach grass planting & facility care - Delaware State Parks. Construction volunteer - Sussex County Habitat For Humanity. Fundraising Telethon volunteer for youth scholarships, Sussex County YMCA. Creative Mentoring with at-risk youths, Laurel Elementary School. Help One Student To Succeed (HOSTS) Mentoring for children with reading delays, H.O. Brittingham Elementary School. Artistic Concepts, designs and production, the American Cancer Society. Artistic Concepts, designs and production, the American Breast Cancer Coalition. Hobbies Sewing *Painting *Cooking *Photography *Writing
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Previous Companies:

  • Delaware State Parks
  • Grounds for Appeal Coffee Shop
  • Public Allies Delaware & Habitat For Humanity

Previous Job Positions:

  • Park Manager
  • Assistant Park Superintendent
  • Regional Volunteer Coordinator
  • Owner and Operator
  • Rehab Contractor & Property Manager

Schools:

  • Clemson University
  • University of Delaware

Level of Education:

  • Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management - currently attending. Texas Institute of Permanent Cosmetics and Advanced Aesthetic: Certified Permanent Makeup Technician Post University: Legal Studies Delaware Technical and Community College: Mechanical Engineering, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keyboarding, Time Management and Communication Skills for Supervisors. Delaware Technical and Community College: ABCD-Asset based Community Development - Project Planning, Financial Management, Outcomes and Measurements-Logic Model, Grant writing, Networking and Collaboration.

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