Josephine A.

$18.00 / hr

I became a Caregiver to help give support and interaction for survival and healthy development for the young and old. What I like about caregiving is when I am able to use my personality and skill to assist in providing care and support to families that are in need in the area of helping manage symptoms and side effects, coordinating medical appointments and providing transportation, assisting with meals, helping with housekeeping, and handling insurance and billing issues. My personal achievement that I am proud of is being able to raise four kids and are all academically doing great in their various l evels of education. One is in college and the second will be starting next year. My name is Josephine Addo, and I work as CYPA child development assistant in U.S Army Child, Youth and School Services in fort Belvoir. I was born, raised, and schooled in Accra, Ghana, which is in West Africa. I am presenting taking classes in NOVA. I am married with four children. My hobbies are singing, dancing, reading, as well as, putting smiles on the faces of children. Working with children and their families is one of my greatest passions. I began working with children when I was in high school and I have been in child development care for ten years. I have accomplished my CDA. ... more

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CYS Assistant Teacher

Army CYS Services Fort Belvoir

Apr 2012 - Sep 2014

Provides care/supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with DOD, Army and local policies, guidelines, and standards. Notifies supervisor on health, fire and safety compliance concerns. Observes program participants for signs that indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed. Notes special instructions provided by parents. Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with a uthorized person according to written parental instructions. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents and command. Completes designated training requirements and records and tracks completed training on own Individual Development Plan (IDP). Participates in program evaluation as required. Assist in achieving and maintaining DoD/Army certification and national accreditation or Army equivalent. Perform other related duties as required. ... more

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Processing Clerk II

Patent and Trademark Office (PTO)

Apr 1999 - Nov 2011

I am proficient and responsible in Patent Application processes using (EFS) Electronic Filing system which includes new Utility, Plant, Design, and Provisional applications, and knowledgeable in the use of Palm and IFW systems at the Patent and Trademark Office. I assist in operating (RAM) Revenue Accounting Management Software to post patent application fees and balance checks. I am actively involved and trained in the principles of customer satisfaction where the ISO 9001 standards are applied in all interactions with customers. I assisted in the Office of Initial Patent Examination/Patent Cooperative Treaty exceeding accuracy rating and production standards. I actively participate in the projects Environment, safety and health programs, by identifying and correcting potential safety hazards, ensuring a neat and organized work area, and recycling Paper cardboard and printer cartridges. ... more

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2013 - 2014 Annandale VA

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Labone High School,

Advance Level Diploma

1987 - 1989