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Karen Harvell is currently living in roswell, Georgia, and is interested in Art, Food, Bev, Tobacco, Health & Beauty.
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Location

roswell, Georgia

Categories of Interest

Art, Food, Bev, Tobacco, Health & Beauty

My Interests

I am looking for a position in program development in an organization that values teamwork, creativity and commitment.

Join Date

Karen Harvell has joined on Sep 15, 2008

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SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE


Management/Administration
. Managed multiple site recreation services for older adult residents
of a city of 230,000
. Administered comprehensive information and referral, educational and
recreation programs
for active older adults with an attendance of over 25,000 service
contacts quarterly
. Managed intergenerational programs in elementary schools and a
domestic violence shelter
. Doubled participation in a safety net program for homebound seniors
. Managed a congregate meal program to include transportation services
. Supervised a staff of full and part time employees, volunteers and
interns
. Coordinated the week long Senior Olympics
. Administered City of Chula Vista Therapeutics Program
. Managed budgets exceeding $600,000
. Management oversight of a 501(c)3 organization and Mayor appointed
Commission

Program Development
. Developed a fitness facility for adults, exceeding attendance
projections in the first year
. Developed a computer learning center utilizing volunteer instructors
. Developed a web based program to engage "baby boomers" in pre and
post retirement
. Developed easy to access programs for seniors utilizing alternative
funding sources
. Developed intergenerational programs and programs for the homebound
senior or caregiver
. Collaborated with the Atlanta Regional Commission to promote the Live
Healthy GA program
. Planned and coordinated city-wide seasonal special events


Fundraising
. Awarded County grants exceeding $130,000 to develop a baby boomer
web based
program, teleconferencing program for homebound, and intergenerational
programs
. Solicited $25,000 in National funding to develop a computer learning
center
. Awarded $25,000 in hospital funding to develop a Wellness Program
. Solicited a bequest of $20,000 and $6,000 in additional funds to
develop a Fitness Center
. Awarded Community Development Block Grants in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003,
2004

Personal Skills
. Skillful at identifying community program needs, creating
collaboration and developing
sustainable programs.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Director of Development Oct 2007 to Feb 2008
Senior Services North Fulton, Inc.
Roswell, Georgia

Recreation Supervisor III March 1998 to June 2007
City of Chula Vista Recreation Department
Chula Vista, CA

Recreational Specialist II March 1991 - March 1998
Fairfax County Department of Community and Recreation Services
Fairfax County, Virginia

education

Florida State University B.S., Leisure Services
and Studies
University of California, San Diego Fitness
Instruction/Exercise Science

Awards/Accomplishments

. Presenter at a National Council on Aging Annual Conference
. Volunteer Management Award from County of San Diego
. Outstanding Program Development Award from County of San Diego
. Senior Center Achievement Award from the National Council on Aging

Training/Conferences

. Aging Summits, County of San Diego Aging and Independence Services
. Civic Ventures Conference, Oakland Ca.
. National Institute on Recreation Inclusion, National Recreation and
Park Association
. Leadership School, National Recreation and Park Association
. Pacific Marketing and Revenue Sources Management School,
National Recreation and Park Association
. Intergenerational Training Institute - San Diego County
. Writing Advantage, Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Franklin
Covey
. Computer Training - Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word
. Supervisor's Academy - Regional Training Center

Certifications

. University of California San Diego Exercise Science, Personal
Training
. American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer ACE PT
. Arthritis Foundation PACE Certification
. Toastmasters
. American Heart Saver CPR and AED


Additional Professional Experience


. Faculty on Smithsonian Institution Art Campus, Washington, D.C.
. Aquatics and Special Events Coordinator, Dunedin Fla.
. Recreation Center Director, Augsburg Germany

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Karen Harvell
Name: Karen Harvell
Link: http://www.salespider.com/p-5726643/karen-harvell
Location: roswell,Georgia,United States

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