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Brooklyn Henderson
XXXX XXXX XX XX , Olympia , WA 98501 | (H) XXXXXXXXXXXX | XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Professional Summary
Through my work with the Rachel Corrie Foundation I have built a portfolio of fundraising appeals that illustrate my dedication to social justice work, and my talent for crafting persuasive written documents. My ability to write compelling stories, and critically assess complex logic structures, makes me an ideal candidate for a nonprofit grant writing position. While I have excellent verbal and written communication skills, my desire to be of benefit to an organization like GRUB, is why I can be a valuable long-term member of your team.
Skills
  • Clear and Coherent Writer
  • Knowledge of Nonprofit Fundraising and Grant Writing
  • Able to Work Collaboratively 
  • Ability to Understand Complex Financial Documents
  • Effective time management 
Experience
Server 11/2012 to Present
Fish Tale Brewpub Olympia, WA
  • Work collaboratively with a diverse staff to provide a healthy, inclusive environment 
  • Responsible for handling large sums of money and providing accurate accounting of sales 
  • Provide a pleasant experience for hundreds of dining patrons a night
  • Occasionally required to deescalate potentially unstable interactions 
Volunteer Development Coordinator 01/2015 to 06/2015
The Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice Olympia , WA
  • Crafted fundraising appeal letters for individual events and general operations
  • Developed a multipoint document for developing fundraising letters which included data of: the appropriate fonts for online or print letters, times and days to send correspondence for maximum reach, effective use of colors/fonts/length of paragraphs for captivating readers.
  • Promoted and staffed multiple foundation events including Peace Works!, Arts Walk, and speaker events
  • Updated RCF's donor database which resulted in nearly $500 a year in savings 
  • Collaborated on a grant proposal for $50,000
Home Inspector 01/2011 to 01/2013
Owner/Operator of New Roots Home Home Inspection Olympia, WA
  • Inspection of residential homes for potential buyers, looking for indications of the lifespan of components, safety of the structure, electrical, and plumbing, and the severity of damage and/or needed repair.
  • Preparation of a final document of findings for the buyer, informing them of the suitability of the residence. 
  • Review of home inspection and building science literature, and attendance of educational seminars to remain knowledgeable about the home inspection trade, as well as new technologies in residential construction. 
  • Answer clients' questions regarding construction work, maintenance, repairs, and potential costs.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Political Economy Jun 2015 The Evergreen State College - Olympia, WA My education at Evergreen focused primarily on political economy, social movements, nonprofit work, and fundraising. I spent a year of my time studying sustainable building and design, learning about the science of building materials and there effects on our ecosystem. My final quarter at Evergreen was employed in a grant writing program. My two quarter political economy faculty wrote of me, "Ray is an honest, responsible, sincere, serious, self-motivated, cooperative, intellectually curious and socially conscious student with very good critical thinking and analytical skills. He is articulate and a good writer."
Associate of Arts: Jun 2009 South Puget Sound Community College - Olympia, WA
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Previous Companies:

  • Fish Tale Brewpub
  • The Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice
  • Owner

Previous Job Positions:

  • Server
  • Volunteer Development Coordinator
  • Home Inspector

Schools:

  • The Evergreen State College
  • South Puget Sound Community College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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