Polly Trout, Ph.D.
329 Renton Ave. S. Renton WA 98057 • 206-465-6342 • polly@patacara.org
OBJECTIVE: Program Management in...
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Polly Trout resume

Published on: Mar 4, 2016

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  • 1. Polly Trout, Ph.D. 329 Renton Ave. S. Renton WA 98057 • 206-465-6342 • polly@patacara.org OBJECTIVE: Program Management in a Social Justice Nonprofit SKILLS  Staff Supervision: expertise in staff hiring, training, conflict resolution, and team building  Program Design and Implementation: with specialization in services for homeless young adults  Volunteer Management: recruiting, training, and supervising pool of 100+ volunteers  Nonprofit Development: 12 years of experience in every stage of nonprofit development, including grant planning and writing, from prospect research to reporting.  Ethical Leadership:facilitation of workshops and retreats for boards and staff; mission-driven strategic planning, conflict resolution, leadership development  Administration:extensive experience with budgeting, contract management, finances, database management AREAS OF EXPERTISE  Education, youth development, community based solutions  Passionate,ethical, mission driven, collaborative leadership style  Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, schedule and deadline reliability  Deep commitment to and cultural competency in undoing racism, classism, sexism, and homophobia PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Shelter and Outreach Program Manager, Friends of Youth May 2015 to October 2015 Supervised a staff of 19 at the Redmond Youth Service Center,overseeing an emergency shelter, street outreach, drop in services, and case management for homeless youth and young adults. Program management, grant reporting, staff supervision and support, volunteer management, program design. Nonprofit Consultant May 2014 to present As an independent contractor, I primarily served as Grants Manager for Mary’s Place,a local nonprofit that empowers homeless women, children, and families to reclaim their lives by providing shelter, nourishment, resources,healing and hope in a safe community. I have also worked on smaller projects for other nonprofits, including helping Auburn Youth Resources complete their strategic plan. Founder, Executive Director, Program Manager, Grants Manager Seattle Education Access February 2002 to April 2014 The mission of Seattle Education Access is to provide higher education advocacy and opportunity to young people struggling to overcome poverty and adversity throughout King County. I founded SEA and served as Executive Director for five years before transitioning to the roles of Program Manager and Grants Manager. I primarily worked with homeless youth and young adults, providing outreach, academic advising, and career counseling. In 12 years of service at SEA I performed all of the roles that were necessary to launch a thriving nonprofit. University Lecturer San Diego State University and University of San Diego 1998-2000 Public speaking, research and writing, classroom teaching, curriculum design. EDUCATION Ph.D. (1998) Boston University: Religion and Culture in Modern Society M.T.S. (1993) Harvard Divinity School: Religious Studies B.A. (1987) The Evergreen State College: Cultural Studies

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