Wayne Hall

902-435-3512
16 Charlois Court
Dartmouth, NS B2W-2R4
Canada

e-mail: bluenose2@hotmail.com

Objective

To contribute to the Tripod community's development by providing fast, sensitive, first-class service to its membership.


Skills

Internet
Created, designed and moderated an academic webpage that has received over 200,000 'hits' to date.
Three year's familiarity with the Internet and the Web.
Member and frequent user of the Tripod website for two years.
Fast and proficient HTML writer.
Communication
Taught basic, intermediate and advanced English conversation classes in Korea.
Excellent speaking, writing, editing and listening skills.
Ability to draft written correspondence and email very quickly.
Typing speed 55-60 words per minute.
Computer Software
Ten year's experience using DOS, Windows and MacIntosh software.
Proficient with email, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and graphics programs.
Customer and Membership Service
Completed YMCA Life Skills Coach Training course.
Extensive volunteer and volunteer management experience.
Excellent listening, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
Curiousity and interest in meeting a wide variey of people.


Education

Saint Marys University, Halifax - BA in Geography. GPA 3.24

YMCA Life Skills Coach Certificate, Ottawa, 1992.

Attended Nova Scotia College of Art and Design - Environmental Planning, 1982-1984.


Work Experience

English Teacher, Cho Young Gyo Foreign Language Institute.
November 1996 - November 1996
Taught ESL classes to university professors, students and business people.
Researched lesson plans on the intenet and prepared them in HTML.
Laboratory Assistant, Department of Geography, Saint Mary's University.
1994 - 1996
Taught laboratory coursework in physical geography and GIS to first-year students.
Marked students assignments in a fast and accurate manner.
Environmental Assessment Assistant, Environment Canada Atlantic Region
May 1993 - September 1993
Created a map library, document collection and database for the Environmental Assessment Division.
Reviewed selected development projects for their environmental impact.
Telephone Interviewer, Canadian Facts Market Research
1994 - 1996
Conducted public opinion and market research surveys by telephone on evenings and weekends.
Environmental Affairs Researcher, Torrie-Smith Associates, Ottawa.
March 1991 - June 1992
Prepared, with other staff, case materials for the environmental hearings into a series of nuclear power stations.

Also assisted with organizing a one-week seminar for 60 visiting scientists from China.

Research Assistant, the ARA Consulting Group, Ottawa.
August 1990 - March 1991
Assisted senior consultants in an independent evaluation of the federal Program on Energy Research and Development (PERD).

Project Officer, Occupational Safety Division, Canada Safety Council.
May 1989 - March 1991
Wrote a series of safety pamphlets covering the office workplace.

Assisted with organizing the Council's annual conference.

Prepared grant applications, answered inquiries from the general public

Project Consultant, Energy Pathways, Inc.
March 1988 - 1989.
Assisted senior consultants in an independent evaluation of the R-2000 Super Energy-Efficient Home Program.

Office Manager, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design Student Union
1982 - 1984
Responsible for filing, correspondence, bookkeeping and organizing student council meetings.


Activities

Literacy Tutor, Options Community Outreach Program, Summer 1996.

Lobbied the Minster of Parks in Ottawa, on behalf of the Black United Front of Nova Scotia, to end a whites-only hiring policy at a national historic site. Ottawa, 1993.

Board Member, Nuclear Awareness Project, Ottawa, 1990 - 1992.

Board Member, Friends of the Rainforest, Ottawa, 1990 - 1991.

Board Member, Ontario Public Interest Research Group, Ottawa, 1988 - 1990

Lead a lobbying campaign for an environmental assessment of a proposed Nuclear Submarine Acquisition Program. Ottawa, 1988.

Organized a two-day workshop on barter exchange systems for community economic development groups. Halifax, April 1987.

Environmental Researcher and Activist, Ecology Action Centre, Halifax, 1986 - 1987.

Local Committee Member, Canadian Crossroads International, Halifax, 1983 - 1984.


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