Specializes in how-to articles, informative essays, and creative pieces. Has worked for hirewriters.com in the past.
Her interests include reading, embroidery, painting, listening to classical music, animals, and volunteering. Prefers the history and science channels to other television. Has recently become interested in minimalism as a lifestyle.
Despite poor health, Rachel managed to maintain a B average. In her senior year she made the dean's list.
Has spent roughly a decade of her life working as a floating substitute teacher and tutor. Also worked for a year as a teacher's assistant--teaching English as a second language to adult immigrants.
Experience working with many different ages and subjects. Has taught grades K-12 in addition to adults. Understands and speaks basic Spanish. Also experienced with special needs children and young adults.
She worked as a personal assistant for several months--the non medical kind. She aided the older lady by doing housework, including making her bed, and cooking. She also aided her in hygiene and personal mobility. Frequently she fed and bathed her or played music on cassette tapes when her charge was bored.
Worked at a parochial school for over a year. Spent part of the time as a teacher's assistant and floating substitute. The rest of the time was spent teaching and care-taking for a special needs child with bipolar disorder and attention deficit disorder.
She has also worked in hospitals as a member of the auxiliary and spent several months caring for animals at the local animal shelter.
Rachel has written at least a dozen articles for various websites including associated content, bukisa, and triond. These articles were on a variety of subjects such as pet care, cooking, personal care tips, and wardrobe advice. Although her projects for ezinearticles.com don't fall into the paid category, these deserve mentioning due to the high standards of that website.