Melinda S.

$20.00 / hr

I was a caregiver part-time for 2 years and fell in love with the two ladies I was caregiver for. I enjoy giving my clients companionship and putting smiles on their faces. My passion is to helping others whenever I can. I would like to get involved as a caregiver again but as a full-time career. I'm a mother of two girls who are now 26 and 23. As they were growing up, I encouraged them to participate in after school activities. I've been involved in girl scouts and 4-H. Been on a variety of committees. My career has been an office setting for over 25 years. I would like to change things up. I like being around people and talking with them. Getting to know new people and to hear their life story is only part good medicine for both parties. I've baby sat for single moms who were struggling financially. I enjoy kids also. We seem to have a connection. ... more

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    $20.00Wages
    $6.39Taxes & Fees
    $26.39You pay
Work

Receptionist

Dakota Growers Pasta Co

Nov 2012 - Nov 2014

answer phone, customer service, data entry, HR assistant, filing, petty cash

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Front Desk/Bookkeeper

Chieftain Conference Center

Oct 2011 - Jan 2013

Greeted guests for hotel and customers for restaurant. Customer service. Answering phone, making hotel reservations, checking in/out guests. Daily invoices, deposits, reconciling bank statements and credit card statements, correspondence for meetings, preparing & sending out monthly statements and invoices

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AP Specialist

Cargill FSC

Dec 2003 - Apr 2011

Kept AP accounts accurate. Paid invoices on time. Researched any discrepancies on invoices before paying. Customer Service - communicated mainly be email and phone.

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Caregiver

Home Instead for Seniors

Mar 2009 - Feb 2011

Went to clients homes to be their companion. Did some light cleaning and cooking. Went on outings and/or took them to appointments.

Skills and Expertise
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Education
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Moorhead Technical College

Clerical

1986 - 1987

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Park Rapids High School

Requirements

1983 - 1986