Arkisha T.

$15.00 / hr

I started out as a dietary aid at a living assistant community, I would help out the C.N.A's when they were shorthanded; helping patient to the restroom and to dinner. The girls would tell me that, I should go to school to be a nurse’s aide because; I had the attitude, patience and the heart to work with people. So I started to work with patients who had Alzheimer’s and dementia and, I loved the atmosphere, generally helping people and listening to their stories. My childhood dream was to become a nurse and, that's what I wanted to do work with people. Some of my personal achievement are, my two son's b ringing them into this world will be the greatest thing I will ever do in my life also; marring my husband it's always a grand achievement to find that special someone and, share your life with them. Growing up I had three goals and they were to be a, Teacher, Nurse and Veterinarian. I had the chance to go to school and receive my Certification as an Assistant Nurse and I had the chance to, go back to school to get my associate degree in teaching; I also have decided to go back and obtain my degree as a Registered Nurse. I think in life if you have the privilege and determination to follow every dream or goal you have then, go for it. ... more

Caregiving Services
logo
  • Jobs I'm seeking
    Live-out

    Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

logo
  • Hourly rate
    $15.00Wages
    $5.06Taxes & Fees
    $20.06You pay
Work
default-image

Lead/Assistant Teacher

Creative Mansion

Aug 2013 - Aug 2015

Our goal was to build a Luke 22 generation for sound mind and body. We worked with each child with their emotional, social, cognitive physical and language skills. As teachers we conducted teacher parent conference to better work one on one with the parent to give their child, the education they deserve.

default-image

Assistant Teacher

Behavioral Staffing

Feb 2011 - Aug 2013

I worked in different preschools and childcare setting in the Chicago Area, I would help assist the teacher to engage with each child, sing songs playing games, set up for snack and lunch, help with nap time and, work with them to develop their social-emotional, physical, language, and cognitive development skills.

default-image

State Of Illinois

Aug 2010 - Oct 2011

I worked for the State of Illinois as a home health care, the client I worked for had a minor stroke so, she needed assistants with cooking, cleaning, help with bathing, medication reminders, transportation to and from doctor’s appointment and errands.

Education

Early Childhood Education

2008 - 2014 Minneapolis MN

Certified Nursing Assistant

2003 - 2003 Janesville WI