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Lessons offered by Michelle
  • Individual
  • Group
Lessons can be held..
  • at your place
  • by webcam
Subjects taught
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Vocabulary - Spanish
  • Written expression - Spanish
  • Accent reduction-Spanish
Levels
  • All Levels

Award-winning life & career coach currently studying at UQ available to help you learn Spanish and thrive!

Methodology

As a teacher, trainer, and coach I create a safe and fun space for people to engage in the learning process. I acknowledge learning is not easy and it can be fun and rewarding! My training and experience is based in experiential education pedagogy and I emphasize student-directed learning while engaging, asking questions, and integrating time time for reflection and debrief.

Background

As a bilingual team leader and project manager, I facilitate strategic initiatives that drive organizational evolution and impact. I engage intentional partnerships and leverage resources by combining analytical problem solving, experiential education pedagogy, and intercultural communication skills to deliver results and cultivate community. I aim to apply my interpersonal relationship building skills by supporting people to thrive in their daily life.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $32/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $145

Details

Lessons cancelled within 24 hours of scheduled time will be fully charged.

Lessons offered by Michelle
Individual
Group
Lessons can be held..
at your place
webcam
Subjects taught
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Vocabulary - Spanish
  • Written expression - Spanish
  • Accent reduction-Spanish
Levels
  • All Levels

Michelle's CV

MICHELLE HELMAN
Brisbane, Australia
linkedin.com/in/michellehelman

As a bilingual team leader and project manager, I facilitate strategic initiatives that drive organizational evolution and impact. I engage intentional partnerships and leverage resources by combining analytical problem solving, experiential education pedagogy, and intercultural communication skills to deliver results and cultivate community. I aim to apply my interpersonal relationship building skills by supporting people to thrive in their daily life.

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Organizational Development Consultant / Owner - Enact Your Vision, Portland, Or. (2015-2017)
 Supported public and private sector organizations in strengthening organizational capacity to resolve problems and increase impact by leading training workshops for groups of 5-150+ people
 Coached women to increase agency and accountability during life and career transitions; rated #1 resume writer in Portland based on customer reviews from Thumbtack.com in 2015

Senior Program Leader - Global Works, Nicaragua and Broadreach, Costa Rica (2012-2017)
 Guided 20+ groups of students ages 12-25 in pre-med public health study abroad programs resulting in students’ improved self-awareness and confidence, compassion for others, and increased motivation to participate in school and community events
 Designed and implemented program orientation, activities, and evaluation including risk management procedures; created staff leadership training curriculum on youth mental health first aid field practices
 Directed an International Relations summer course for the University of Colorado Boulder in the Bosawás Biosphere Reserve in partnership with the women’s collective at ArteSana Foundation

Program Director & Overseas Educator - Carpe Diem Education, Portland, Or. (2012-2016)
 Coordinated international internships at universities, public, and private sector organizations for a caseload of 50+ students; created and directed a three-day pre-departure orientation for students
 Guided study-abroad semester programs throughout Latin America and the South Pacific for groups of twelve students ages 17-21; piloted a program for socio-economically disadvantaged students to promote equity and inclusion in the industry
 Created and led staff training for 50+ employees in leadership, communication, and technical skills to implement in the field; revised hiring policies and procedures to reduce staff turnover by 10%
 Modified company policy to include mandatory Wilderness First Responder training for all staff; coordinated risk management protocol in response to sociopolitical, medical, and environmental incidents

Advocacy Trainer - Hacienda Community Development Corporation, Portland, Or. (2014)
 Researched and delivered Advocacy Curriculum training for parents to improve 82% of outcomes in education, healthcare, and early learning opportunities for their children ages birth to five
 Increased advocacy and partnership building components of Hacienda’s established early childhood programming by 15% via seeking and nurturing partnerships with program partners
 Reduced the risk of academic and health disparities for Latino children by providing education and case management support for ten families; increased children served by 30%
 Edited and contributed content for grant compliance and evaluation; doubled in-kind donations

Program Manager - Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization, Portland, Or. (2009-2012)
 Administered a community-based academic enrichment program to create an efficient support system providing opportunities to create equity for 500+ children grades K-8 and their families
 Managed and trained 30+ staff members, volunteers, and AmeriCorps members; managed multiple budgets over $50,000 and returned at least 10% under budget annually
 Increased program impact by spearheading an advisory board and expanding Parent Teacher Association representation and integration to Spanish-speaking families

Youth Development Specialist - Peace Corps, Peru (2006-2008)
 Built leadership and improved the quality of life for 250+ at-risk youth and adults by engaging and training key stakeholders from over thirty public, government, health, and education departments and organizations
 Led over 200 training workshops for groups of 5-75 people ages 12-80+ including a pregnant teen support group, women’s health groups, and the first multi-day mixed gender youth leadership camp in the region


EDUCATION & TRAINING

MA Peace & Conflict Studies - Rotary Peace Fellow, University of Queensland (pending 2019)
The Rotary Peace Fellowship is a highly competitive international scholarship worth over $100,000
Relevant Coursework: Gender, Peace, and Security & Research Methods
BA Cultural Anthropology - Dean’s List Honors, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2005)
Mediation Certification - Dispute Resolution Center of Oregon
Leadership & Digital Skills Empowerment Training - World Pulse
Trauma Informed Leadership - Addictions Recovery Center & Nonprofit Association of Oregon
Popular Education - Multnomah County Community Capacitation Center
Gender and Sexuality - Sexual & Gender Youth Minority Resource Center & New Avenues for Youth
Youth Mental Health First Aid - Northwest Family Services of Oregon
Wilderness First Responder - National Outdoor Leadership School
Incident Command System - Federal Emergency Management Agency, US Dept. of Homeland Security


VOLUNTEERING & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Youth Tutor - WAVES for Development; Pavilion Foundation School; Hacienda CDC; Santa Rosa School District
Teaching Assistant - Colorado State University
Outdoor Educator - YMCA Camp Chingachgook
Adventure Educator - Jewish Council for Youth Services
Guest Speaker - Portland Society, a bicycle advocacy group for women
Theme: My story ‘From Obstacle to Opportunity’
Guest Speaker - Oregon Women’s Health Network at Oregon Health and Science University
Theme: Raising Voices: Collaborating for Change in our Community
Mediator - Multnomah County Small Claims Court
Spanish Medical Interpreter - Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization
Spanish Interpreter - Community Cycling Center and Engineers Without Borders UC Santa Barbara chapter
Advanced Yoga Instructor - School Yoga Institute & Root Whole Body

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