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Sophie Nelson



member since Mar 24 2020


My skills

I am an enthusiastic graduate recently evacuated from Lesotho, Southern Africa as a Peace Corps Volunteer because of COVID-19, who is motivated by helping the world in whatever way I can. Be it through journalism, service work or serving coffee to stressed students of my college, I constantly seek opportunities that satisfy this passion.

Languages Spoken

English (Mother Tongue) Sesotho (Medium)

Full CV / Resume

Primary Education Volunteer, Peace Corps — 2018–Present

Lesotho, Africa Spent 18 months in rural Lesotho teaching Phonics, English and Life Skills to grades 1-7 with 16 co-teachers. Wrote and received a grant focused on creating a Student Friendly School, was in the process of completing painting projects, sports court system, gardening projects, and teacher workshops. Co-led a girls camp for over 150 girls and teachers. Implemented 3 HIV/AID programs with 120 students.

manager, lion’s den (loyola marymount university) — 2015-2018

Los Angeles, CA Manage a staff of 50+ college students, including hiring, training, discipline and application process. We saw record sales, rising 25% in a year. Roles: Marketing Manager, Sales and Inventory Manager, Barista, Shift Lead, Supervisor.

Development intern, Kidsave — Spring 2017

Los Angeles, CA Kidsave shows communities how to get children out of orphanages and foster care and into loving families. Developed in-depth communication plan and helped solicit over $10,000 in sponsorships and procurement for annual gala.

community intern, One young World — Fall 2016

London, UK Spent 160+ hours interning with the organization that gathers the brightest young leaders into a global community. Helped to debrief previous summit, organize over 5000 photos and research sustainability practices for future summit. Manage 4 social media platforms, and input 1,000 ambassadors into database.

About Me

Coffee, Music, Painting, Crafting, Volunteer Work, Reading and Cheesy Rom-Coms

Where I am available for work and when

Available for work - Travelling - not available