CURRICULUM VITAE

Amber Harrison

afharris@uci.edu

 

EDUCATION & ACHIEVEMENTS

 

University of California, Irvine                                                                                 December 2019                                                                                                                                                                                                        B.A. in Public Health Policy                                                                                                                              Minor in Civic and Community Engagement                                                                                                            Recipient of the Dr. Lorna Carlin Scholarship Award                                            August 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                    Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Public Health Honors              September 2018 - Present 

Program Developer and Lead Researcher for Women's Wellness Program

 in conjunction with the Paul Robeson Community Center 

                                        

West Los Angeles College, Culver City, Ca.                                                              August 2013                           Double Major: A.A. in Behavioral and Social Sciences   

A.A. in Health Professions; Graduated Cum Laude  

Nine early childhood education units        


Los Angeles City College                                                                                          June 2010                               Dietetic Service Management Program Certificate                                                                                               Nutrition and Diet Therapy Program in conjunction

with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles       

Completion of 100 volunteer hours applying

diet and nutrition therapy in food preparation setting      

                                

RELATED EXPERIENCE

 

Second Harvest Food Bank, Irvine, Ca.                                                                   July 2018 – Present             Shift Captain                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

  • Coordinate up to 100 volunteers daily during food rescue sorting service

  • Community assistant for senior food pantry organizing participant activities and participation

 

Auntflo Foundation, Los Angeles, Ca.                                                                     May 2017-Present                 Activities Coordinator            

                                                                                       

  • Creative events liaison orchestrating community donation fundraisers for homeless women of Los Angeles

  • Donor support and outreach for grant funding

 

Country Villa Nursing Home, Brentwood, Ca.                                                                                                          Dietetic Service Intern

 

  • Conduct weekly in-service demonstrations for kitchen staff through preventative methods on safe food handling in the ordinance of Servsafe  food safety regulation  

  • Conduct new client interviews and oversee client meal preparation using diet and nutrition therapy for 30 beds

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Burt’s Bees Gift Center, Culver City, Ca.                                                       September 2012 – January 2013 Manager, Seasonal Retail                                                                                                                                                                                   

  • Staff training, customer service, hiring manager, cross trained to work multiple store locations

  • Setting and reaching sales goals, maintain inventory, store buyer

 

University of Southern California                                                                   September 2010 – October 2012 Faculty Liaison

 

  • Campus representative operating the Open Table reservation POS system for faculty fine dining establishment

  • Special Events planner coordinating large parties and distinguished guests on campus

 

SKILLS

      

Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Link-2-Feed, type 60 WPM