Jessica Danziger

Educational Intern at Anti-Defamation League

Location
Houston, Texas Area
Industry
Nonprofit Organization Management

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Jessica Danziger's Overview

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Jessica Danziger's Summary

I have spend the last 12 years working with children and teens in a classroom setting along with various programs. I have perceptive customer service skills with the ability to provide personalized attention to detail. I also have a great relationships with my students and parents.

Jessica Danziger's Experience

Educational Intern

Anti-Defamation League

Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

August 2012Present (2 years 2 months) Houston, Texas Area

I am privileged to work for the Anti-Defamation League of the Southwest Region. Over the past year, I have been working hand in hand with the Director of Education to expand their Confronting Anti-Semitism Program. We are also in the process of piloting a Teen Leadership Program to begin October 2013. Along with planning and creating teen programming, I have also worked with lay persons in various capacities and volunteered to be part of other programming throughout the year.

My internship was extended for another year so that I can help facilitate the programming that were created this year.

Cooking Specialist/8th grade Teacher

Congregation Emanu El

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Religious Institutions industry

August 2005Present (9 years 2 months)

Create and executes weekly
Budget for cooking supplies
Works well with staff, parents, and lay leaders regarding special programs

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Religious Institutions industry

August 2012June 2013 (11 months) Houston, Texas Area

I get to spend my mornings teaching 15 months - 2 year olds. We work on fine and gross motor skills with a variety of activities. Seeing the smiles on their faces daily as they explore new skills and learn to socialize is priceless. I also send parents photos and videos of our days together.

Teacher

Sephardic Gan School

January 2011June 2012 (1 year 6 months)

Experienced pre-school teacher in small private school
Created web link for weekly student photographs for parents in a web-based program

PE Coach/Secretary

Torah Day School

January 2007October 2007 (10 months)

Opened/closed office daily
Answered telephones
Created weekly newsletters and emails for parents
Updated website weekly
Handled all school related administrative issues
Performed all criminal background checks
Teach 2 years - 8th grade PE classes weekly

Children's Programming Coordinator

Jewish Community Center

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

June 2004January 2007 (2 years 8 months)

Created monthly calendars and newsletters
Created class catalogs for enrollment
Assisted with grant writing documentation
Ordered art and food supplies
Managed expenses within budget
Trained teens and young adults to assist with the children programs
Communicated with parents concerning their children
Provided positive reinforcement for the children attending the programs

Jessica Danziger's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)

Jessica Danziger's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Volunteer

      Houston's Ronald McDonald House
      • Children
      June 2009 June 2011 (2 years 1 month)

      Greet incoming families, give tours, administrative work

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Animal Welfare
      • Arts and Culture
      • Children
      • Civil Rights and Social Action
      • Education
      • Environment
      • Health
      • Human Rights
      • Politics
      • Poverty Alleviation

Jessica Danziger's Honors and Awards

  • Deans List

    • May 2013
  • Deans List

    • December 2012
  • Dean's List

    University of Houston
    • May 2012

Jessica Danziger's Courses

  • Bachelor of Arts, History

    University of Houston

    • World Civilization to 1500 (HIST 3380)
    • Intro to African American Studies (AAS 2320)
    • The Americas (AMER 3300)
    • The 1960's (HIST 3394)
    • African American History since 1865 (HIST 3331)
    • War, Globalization, and Terror (HIST 3394)
    • The Vietnam War (3322)
    • The American Revolution (HIST 4304)
    • British Empire 1500-2000 (HIST 3395)
    • Colonial Culture Encounters (HIST 3394)
    • World Revolutions (HIST 3383)
    • Public Speaking (COMM 1332)
    • Sr. Seminar American Cultures (AMER 4300)
    • Latin America since 1820 (HIST 2372)
    • African American History to 1865 (HIST 3330)
    • The Modern Middle East (HIST 3378)
    • The Civil Rights Movement (Capstone) (HIST 4394)
    • Radical Moments in U.S. History (HIST 3394)
    • Senior Thesis (AMER 4400)

Jessica Danziger's Skills & Expertise

  1. Microsoft Excel
  2. Non-profits
  3. Event Planning
  4. Editing
  5. Microsoft Word
  6. Outlook
  7. Access
  8. Online Research
  9. Public Speaking
  10. Social Media
  11. Research
  12. Community Outreach
  13. Microsoft Office
  14. Teaching

Jessica Danziger's Education

University of Houston

Bachelor of Arts, History

20072013

My focus has been on 20th Century US history with an emphasis on African American History.

Houston Community College

Associates, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

20052007

Jessica Danziger's Additional Information

Interests:

Organizational development, digital photography, professional networking, travel, cooking, reading historical novels, volunteering

Groups and Associations:

Ronald McDonald House, Houston Alpha Delta Pi Alumnue

Honors and Awards:

Teacher In-service Program 20+ hours 2006, 2007
(Bureau of Jewish Education)
6 years of service May 2012 (Congregation Emanu El)
Glass Leadership participate 2012 (Anti-Defamation League) (Nominated)
Warren Fellowship for Future Teachers May 2012(Holocaust Museum Houston)
Henia Leibman Fellowship at Yad Vashem in Israel (Holocaust Museum Houston)(Summer 2013)
PELIE Technology Fellow (Summer 2013)

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