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Humanitarians provide support to people in areas affected by war or natural disasters. These aid workers are responsible for distributing humanitarian aid, assessing emergency situations, coordinating volunteers, allocating resources, making sure objectives are attained, and evaluating the effectiveness of humanitarian aid. Eligible resume samples in the field make display of the following qualifications: a genuine interest in helping others, stamina, organization, empathy, effective communication, being able to work under pressure, and teamwork. Formal education is not mandatory, but successful resumes showcase training in medicine, languages, engineering, and social sciences.

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1

Co-chairman of Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee

  • Facilitated discussion amongst 200 students to enhance their knowledge on foreign policy
  • Coordinated the logistical planning of the oldest Model UN Conference comprised of 1,600 students
  • Recorded payments from 100 different high schools and contacted schools to reconcile accounting errors
  • Streamlined the process of student safety by implementing a digital liability waiver service
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
2

Canvasser for Humanitarian Development

Worked roughly 3 days a week for 6 hours raising funds for several non-profit organizations.

  • Organizations such as Equality California, Save the Children, Oxfam America, and the ACLU.
  • The position required great social skills and being very personable, each day I would engage in conversations with potential donors to convince them to donate to the charity.
  • Over a years period I myself raised over $3,000 to help these non-profits.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Art History, Cumulative Deans Least
History & Accomplishments
3

Manager, Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Manage day-to-day operations of all Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize activities, from nominations to the announcement, including digital strategy and media relations.

  • Manage $3 million budget.
  • Write speeches for Foundation leadership.
  • Develop and manage email-marketing campaigns.
  • Develop collateral material for Hilton Humanitarian Prize.
  • Oversee and manage annual Prize event (approximately 500 people in attendance) including strategy, theme, speaker recruitment, media outreach, collateral development.
  • Oversee video production for departmet.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English
4

Humanitarian and Emergency Assistance Intern

  • Performed research and development for the National Disaster Preparedness Plan for Southern Sudan
  • Mastered the Sphere Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, World Vision's emergency response guidelines and the federal government guidelines for proposals
  • Wrote grant project summaries for developing countries and reviewed and edited proposals and concept papers for emergency relief programs
  • Assisted with trend analysis of grants using Knowledge Space (grant tracking database)
  • Utilized Lotus Notes for email correspondence and meeting coordination
  • Compiled and packaged winter clothing in World Vision's distribution center for local underprivileged residents
  • Attended offsite NGO meetings in Washington, DC and recorded detailed minutes
  • Demonstrated public speaking skills to managers and interns
  • Participated in World Vision's annual day of prayer
  • Conducted devotion for interns and Intern Coordinator
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Political Science
MS
Rutgers
5

Humanitarian

  • Trained, gave physical and emotional support to 6-8 other service persons
  • Provided verbal and written communication
  • Provided translation services English to Spanish
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
6

Sr. Funding Advisor for Humanitarian Response

Promoted to Sr. Funding Advisor to contribute to the development and implementation of Oxfam's Humanitarian Response Strategic Plan.

  • Oversee the management of all restricted funds raised in support of [company name]'s Humanitarian Response Department, including a $30 million Haiti fund; $5million Ethiopia Drought fund; $4million Pakistan Floods fund and several others ranging from $300,000 - over $1million. (These funds are a total of income from various sources including public appeals and donations from private and public institutions.)
  • Strategize with fundraisers and program staff on the presentation and messaging for the department's fundraising priorities, thus linking program initiatives with donor market.
  • Review outgoing financial and narrative donor proposals and reports.
  • Ensure Restricted Fund Accountability
  • Responsible for financial management for ongoing, non-emergency work. ($2million)
  • Demonstrate skills in leadership, coaching, conflict resolution, and facilitation as Oxfam Unite Here Local 33 Union Co-chair and Steward. (These are elected volunteer positions in addition to full time workload)
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
History
MBA
Business Administration
7

Humanitarian - Community Coordinator

Stablished relationship with the indigenous population

  • Empowered the youth to selflessly serve their neighborhood
  • Adapted to a extremely diverse neighborhood
  • Worked towards building capacity in those younger than myself
  • Created a space where people could come together and work towards a better neighborhood
  • Removing every act of prejudice in every interaction
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

Program Officer, International Humanitarian Law (ihl)

  • Leads the design, implementation, and strategic direction of the IHL Youth Education program
  • Manages a $75,000 grant program encompassing 17 US regions
  • Plays a leading role within the Humanitarian Education Initiative. Responsibilities include: drafting strategic planning documents and multi-year work plans, facilitating international in person meetings and webinars, coordinating the development of an international standard curriculum, and spearheading promotion and outreach campaigns for the initiative's online learning platform.
  • Executes IHL Youth Education program monitoring and disseminates a quarterly performance and evaluation report
  • Oversees the development and implementation of trainings and events (in person and online) by creating content, ensuring participation through effective marketing and outreach strategies, and coordinating logistics
  • Cultivates relationships with American Red Cross chapters, Red Cross National Societies, and other external partners
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Psychology
BA
Communications
BA
Psychology
9

Digital Advocate of 2016 World Humanitarian Summit

  • Team worked in diversity environments with co-workers from German, Uganda, United States, Philippine and Nigeria
  • Discussed humanitarian issue and solution, including how urban communities responded disaster in Pacific
  • Jointed Eastern and Southern Africa, EU and other group, as well as the Power of Business Emergency
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Double Majors

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