Amy Miller

 

Phone:
314-229-9690

 

Email:

agmiller2002@gmail.com

 

Address:

38 Wolfe Creek Court

Glen Carbon, IL  62034

"Alone we can do so little; together, we can do so much."  - Helen Keller

Hello! I'm Amy Miller.

 

Thank you for taking the time to look through my online portfolio.  I have included a few samples of the work that I have enjoyed doing over the years. 

 I hope you this information will demonstrate how passionate I am about what I do, regardless of the discipline.

EXPERIENCE
 
2019-present

Executive Directcor

SNIP Alliance

  • Daily Operations

  • Fundraising

  • Budget

  • Outreach

  • Community Engagement

  • Community Collaboration

  • Development

  • Public Education

  • Clinic Administration/Management

  • Oversee Pet Food Pantry and Management

2016-2018

Supervisor for Deaf Services

​St. Louis Community College

  • Professional Development of Staff Interpreters

  • Payroll for Staff Interpreters

  • Providing Accommodations for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students on 5 Campuses

  • Supervise 41 Part-time Employees

  • Manage Online Database for Interpreter Placement

  • Community Outreach

1993-2020

Freelance Interpreter for the Deaf

Freelance Interpreter for the Deaf

Interpret as an independent contractor in settings such as:

  • theater/musical theater/concerts

  • medical/surgical/dental/vision

  • legal

  • education

  • social services

  • life events: funerals, weddings, parties

  • religious

EDUCATION
 
2011-2014

Master's Degree

Capella University

Master of Science

Mental Health Counseling

2006-2008

Bachelor's Degree

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Bachelor of Science

Workforce Education and Development

2004-2006

Associate's Degree

John A. Logan College

Associate of Applied Science

OUTREACH
 

African American Heritage Week

St. Louis Community College

Deaf Services Tabling Event

Collaborative effort between:

Access Office Staff

Deaf Services Intern

Special School District Community Based Vocation Instruction Students  

Students researched and found deaf or hard of hearing African Americans who made significant contributions to society and created a Power Point to elaborate on each person.

Vet Student OTJ Experience

SNIP Alliance Outreach

Collaborative effort between:

SNIP Alliance and Mobile Veterinary Services

Vet students were given the opportunity to work alongside the vet during a high volume (30 + animals per day) spay neuter clinic.  Opportunities to do this type of work do not exist in our area.

Project Cat House

SNIP Alliance Outreach

Collaborative effort between:

SNIP Alliance and Riverbend Growth Association - Young Adults Committee

Students spent a morning building houses for stray cats from styrofoam coolers, storage totes, and straw.

Pictures with Santa Paws

SNIP Alliance

Fundraising Event

Collaborative effort between:

SNIP Alliance and Tractor Supply Company - Alton, IL.

Pet owners brought their pet in for a picture with Santa Paws for a suggested donation (I'm Santa Paws!). Money raised was used to fund the Cat House Project (seen above).

Miniature Horse Outreach

SNIP Alliance

Mini Horse Visit

Outreach to Faith Countryside Homes in Highland, Illinois.

Trouble is registered through Pet Partners as a therapy animal.  The residents all respond positively to their interaction with him each time he visits.

Panel Discussion - "What Does the Deaf Community Want?"

DEAF, Inc.

Community Event - Panel Discussion

Collaborative effort between:

DEAF, Inc. St. Louis Community College, and the Deaf Community

 

Student interpreters were paired with professional interpreters to give them hands-on experience working in this type of setting.  This type of opportunity is very difficult to get as a student interpreter.

Youth Education

SNIP Alliance

Outreach - Education

Collaborative effort between:

SNIP Alliance and the Riverbender.com Community Center in Alton, Il.

 

Students played Jeopardy to learn more about pet care and the importance of commitment before getting an animal.  

Deaf Awareness Week

St. Louis Community College

Awareness Event

Collaborative effort between:

Deaf Services and multiple offices on campus.

The importance of celebrating Deaf Awareness Week is to bring attention to a marginalized group of people so that others can begin to empathize with the challenges they face.

Missouri History Museum

DEAF, Inc.

Creating Accessible Exhibits

Collaborative effort between:

DEAF, Inc. and the Missouri History Museum

Through our efforts, we made the audio portion of an exhibit accessible.  We created QR codes and linked them to an interpreted version of what was heard on headsets.

SKILLS
 

Proficient - Mac and Windows

Proficient -Office 365, Word, Publisher, Excel, Power Point, G Suite, Canva, Adobe

Advanced - Problem Solving

Advanced - Social Media Marketing

Proficient- Web Design

Advanced - Self-starter

Advanced - American Sign Language

WORK SAMPLES
Photo Gallery
 
CONTACT ME

Amy Miller

Phone:

314-229-9690

 

Email:

agmiller2002@gmail.com

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