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BRIAN MAIRS


3132 Coventry Cresent
Westbank, British Columbia V4T 1E8
E-Mail:bmairs@bcinternet.com

CAREER SUMMARY

Fifteen years experience in management or supervisory positions responsible for recruitment, and training employees in a variety of industries including services to people with multiple challenges, health care, consumer finance, and corporate security. Formal education includes a Diploma of Arts and ongoing credits towards a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. Professional development includes numerous short courses, and workshops dealing with various aspects of individual and group teaching and counselling.

CAREER SKILLS

ADMINISTRATIVE/DECISION-MAKING SKILLS

HUMAN RELATION SKILLS

COMMUNICATION SKILLS


CAREER EXPERIENCE

Education/Employment Counsellor 1995 - 1997
KI-LOW-NA FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY
First Nations Employment Services
Kelowna, British Columbia

Responsibilities include:


Career Counsellor 1994 - 1995
EVERWEST CAREER SERVICES
Kelowna, British Columbia

Responsibilities included:

Special Services Worker 1993 - 1994
1989 - 1990
INTERIOR HEALTH CARE LTD.
Kelowna, British Columbia

Program Manager 1990 - 1993
PREMIUM PRODUCTIONS
PRIMA ENTERPRISES
Kelowna, British Columbia

Office Manager 1990
LOWLAND CARE CONCEPTS INC.
Kelowna, British Columbia

Residential Counsellor 1989 - 1990
PRO-ACTIVE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Kelowna, British Columbia


CONTINUING EDUCATION

Bachelor in Social Work (in progress) 1993 - Present
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia

WCB Level 1 First Aid/CPR 1997

Diploma in Arts 1993
(Sociology/English/Psychology)
Okanagan University College
Kelowna, British Columbia

Long Term Care/Home Maker Certificate 1989 Okanagan College
Kelowna, British Columbia


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Participant:In-services, Seminars & Workshops 1987 - Present