Karen B.

$11.50 / hr

Currently, I do volunteer work for St. Bernardine Hospice in Apple Valley, CA. My duties include companionship, reading, walking, exercise, personal care such as fingernail painting, lotion application. I am a retiree, previously worked for the State of California as a representative of E.D.D. in Unemployment and Disability Insurance. My last position was as an analyst in Child Care Licensing Division. I have extensive experience with people interaction and lots empathy for those in need. I am physically strong and don't mind physical work. I like to cook and clean and feel I relate well to people . I was previously a caretaker to my father when he was ill. I have experience in assistance with toileting, cooking, cleaning, transportation, medication reminder and use of a gait belt. I am not able to work in a smoking household. ... more

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Hospice Volunteer

St. Bernardine Hospice

Sep 2016 - Sep 2016

I am a St. Bernardine Hospice volunteer. I visit clients in retirement home and/or their private home. I read to them, paint their fingernails, comb their hair, apply hand lotion, take them for walks.

Dollar Tree

Jan 2012 - Jan 2013

greet customers, answer questions, accept payment and make change.


Licensing Program Analyst

State of California, Dept. of Social Services, Child Care Licensing

Sep 2007 - Dec 2011

Conducted new licensee orientations, visited child care centers and homes, issued licenses, investigated complaints, monitored license payments.


Disability Insurance Representative

State of California, Employment Development Dept., Disability Department

Jun 2006 - Aug 2007

Reviewed claims for State disability insurance, called claimants, doctors, employers as needed to gather information to determine eligibility. Issued disability payments. Answered questions from claimants and employers, worked at in person desk on a rotational basis.


Employment Program Representative

State of California, Employment Development Dept., Unemployment Insurance

Sep 0978 - Jul 2006

Began as manager's secretary in Palm Springs office. Received promotions to Employment Program Representative and worked throughout the state. Acted as appeal specialist, overpayment specialist. Greeted claimants in person and over phone to determine eligibility.

Certifications / Licenses

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)


Current CPR and First Aid certification


2015 - Present



2006 - 2008 Sacramento CA