Programs and Volunteer Coordinator
La Quinta Arts Foundation &
California Desert Arts Council, LLC.
La Quinta, CA
August 2017 - June 2019
Event operations and volunteer management for the #1 Fine Art and Fine Craft Festival in the Nation, "La Quinta Arts Festival", as rated by Art Fair SourceBook.
- Volunteer Coordination (65%)
Recruitment, training, and management of 100+ volunteers per day for La Quinta Arts Festival. Organized patron hospitality at 16 volunteer stations throughout the Festival site with an average of 5,000 patrons per day.
- Information Services + Artist Development (15%)
- Pre/Post event logistics (10%)
- Design (5%)
- Program Management (5%)
Tribal Youth Advisor
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Palm Springs, CA
December 2016 - June 2017
Advise and assist youth members (12-17 yrs) of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in community service, outreach, member duties, and fundraising goals.
Coordinate community partnerships, charity and fundraising events. Manage Youth Group marketing and advancement, including newsletter maintenance.
Gallery Programs Manager
Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert
August 2016 - October 2016
- Managed gallery staff and scheduling for educational programs and weekend events.
- Oversaw facility rentals, contracts, scheduling, and programming.
- Managed Customer Service Representatives at Front Desk; including cash handling and bank deposits
- Program Development and special event coordination
Assistant Teacher and Au Pair - Guatemala City, Guatemala
Alejandra Rodas Xitumul y Familia
Guatemala City, Guatemala
March 2016 - May 2016
Secondary teacher and personal caretaker for one child. Preparing her for mathematics, English speaking and writing, Spanish editing and dictation.
Assisted the public school, "Escuela de 25 de Septiembre" as an art educator for over 40 hours. Director: Seño Bessy Hernandez
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
January 2015 - April 2015 (seasonal)
Assisted with processing memberships and ticket sales for the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Advanced experience with The Raiser's Edge for batching, reports, maintaining events, and constituent records. Included copywriting and editing member Eblast drafts. Included working box office hours on-site at the Philadelphia Flower Show.
Visitor Services and Education Assistant
Independence Seaport Museum
December 2013 - January 2015
I greeted, entertained, and interpreted the exhibitions for museum visitors. Hospitality to visitors, on site and via phone, was provided in a pleasant and professional manner. This position is supervised under the Education department and therefore included working special events (i.e. birthday parties, holiday celebrations, sleepovers.)
ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE
THE RAISER'S EDGE
Clubs and Affiliations
American Alliance of Museums
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Palm Springs Modernism Week
Palm Springs ShortFest
Friends of the Desert Mountains
El Paseo Fashion Week
The University of the Arts
M.A. Museum Studies, Museum Communication
CSU San Bernardino
B.A. Communication Studies, Public Relations
Headliners: The Influence of Media Coverage in Museum Crises
Jasmine N. Duran