Sunday, August 10, 2014

need freelance proofreading, light editing, and/or research?

A Christian friend of mine, Sita Henderson, is seeking freelance proofreading, light editing, and/or research projects. She lives in the Toronto area [Mississauga] but with computer technology being what it is, she could theoretically work for anyone anywhere. Following is Sita’s impressive and inspiring resume. If you’re interested, please contact her: e-mail, phone 905 507-1734.




Working Philosophy:

To pursue excellence by developing my diverse skills while serving with integrity.





University of Waterloo:                                   Certificate in Keys to Effective Editing.

University of Toronto, Woodsworth College:                                         TESL Certificate.

York University:                                                              B.A., Sociology *Dean's Honour List.

Tyndale University:                                                          Certificate in General Studies.

Seneca College:                      Diploma, Accounting and Finance *graduated with Honours.





§  Computer/internet savvy.

§  Writing manuals and/or detailed job descriptions.

§  Writing/Light Editing/Proofreading.

§  Problem solving and research.

§  Data entry and record maintenance.

§  Ability to work independently with attention to detail.




§  Personal blog: Sita’s Sanctum (2007 to present).

§  Overseas worker’s blog: Vedya’s Tings (Mar.2012 to present).

§  Christian Reader, Jan./Feb.2001 issue, Filler, pg.12.

§  This Christian Life, Jan.2001, A Perfectionist’s Quest.

§  Crushed For Fragrance, Sept.2001, Virtual Reality Victory.



v  English, native proficiency in speech and writing.

v  Spanish, working knowledge.



v  Blogging/Writing.

v  Reading.

v  Table tennis.

v  Bible-study.








v  Proofreader/Editor. (Helping with newsletters and blog.)

v  Library assistant, checking-in/out books, re-shelving, coding books.

(Timothy Christian School.)

v  Small group leader assistant. (Rexdale Alliance Church.)

v  Private ESL tutor. (Self-employed)

v  Assistant ESL/Literacy teacher. (COSTI / North York Board of Education.)

v  Cross-cultural facilitator / Small Group leader.

U of Toronto/York U International Student Group-IVCF.

v  Treasurer.  (World Team Youth Fellowship of Trinidad & Tobago.)

v  Youth Camp Counsellor. (Victory Heights Youth Camp – Trinidad & Tobago.)






§  Finance Support - Accounts Payable - C&MA National Ministry Centre –          2004-2006.

**Key accomplishment: compiled manual for new customized ACCPAC A/P program.


§  Welfare Visitor - Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto Social Services -   1992-94; 1994-96.


§  Accounting Assistant - Yorkville Bellair Ltd. -                                           1986-91.



§  Bookkeeper - St. Raphael's Nursing Home -                                               1980-83.
















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