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Colin Hodd 

Phone:     (867) 336-3520
Address: 37 Seneca St., Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 4W9


St. Thomas University

  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, St. Thomas University
  • Dean’s list member from 2007 to 2009

Saint John High School

  • Graduated with high honours in 2007
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) program, full diploma graduate

Work Experience

Shift Supervisor, Boys and Girls Club of Yukon Nov 2012 – Aug 2013

  • Responsible for the running of the BGC Drop-In Centre
  • Duties including(but not limited to): cooking a nightly from-scratch meal for 6-10 youth, programming activities for same, facility maintenance and cleaning, community outreach and employment counseling
  • Supervised shifts of other non-management staff

Bilingual Appointment Coordinator, Dealermine Nov 2011 – Mar 2012

  • Call-centre, made calls to customers on behalf of car dealerships for customers to have vehicles serviced
  • Responsible for multiple dealerships, required to know several booking systems and to learn new systems daily.

Counselor, Tim Horton Children’s Camp May 2011 – Aug 2011

  • Responsible for the care, direction and safety of eight campers for each 10-day session
  • Travelled with 20-40 kids in a variety of settings, including airport transfers and field trips
  • Conducted the majority of work in a second language (French)

Public Relations and Promotions Coordinator, Terry Fox Foundation Jun 2010 – Aug 2010

  • Contacted volunteers, radio stations, television stations and newspapers to inform them of upcoming events
  • Drafted press releases for events and to publicize volunteer stories

Gallery Presenter, New Brunswick Museum Jun 2009 – Aug 2009

  • Presented guided tours of all museum exhibits in both French and English, often both simultaneously
  • Performed skits and helped prepare materials for tours

Journalistic Experience

  • Freelance writer with What’s Up Yukon weekly magazine
  • Volunteer writer with St. Thomas student paper 2009-2011, variety of subjects
  • Weekly editorial in St. Thomas paper, “Almost Intelligent” covering a range of subjects from popular culture to world events

Other Skills

  • Bilingual (intermediate plus), speak French and English and have worked extensively in both languages
  • Microsoft office, general computer/internet skills, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Writing, both analytical and creative, as well as news stories and press releases
  • Drawing and sketching
  • Basic carpentry


Available upon request



Written by Colin Hodd

April 16, 2010 at 6:41 PM

Posted in Resume