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Ready Aim Get Hired: My Employment Journey
My name is Lindsey Eaton and I have autism and I want to share my employment journey with you!
I have worked all of my life. I have done everything from assisting in a preschool classroom to working in an office setting doing data entry. My last job at BridgeWater Assisted Living Midtown allowed me to interact with seniors by working in our culinary department as a Server. I had the opportunity to serve residents food, bus tables and deliver water containers filled with ice and water- with a smile on my face.
I currently work two part-time jobs and I enjoy it as I enjoy being busy.
On Tuesday and Thursday, I work as the Office Assistant at Christ Lutheran School. I help with tasks such as copying, shredding and folding rags. My favorite part of my scheduled workdays is helping in our Connections program for students with autism. I help organize the class library and organize the folders for the students.
On Wednesday, I work at Grand Canyon University within the LOPES Academy program as the LOPES Academy Alumni Relations Specialist. I help with tasks like planning engaging and fun events for our alumni as well as any other tasks I can help with.
Both of these jobs give me purpose and passion. I have many cool memories and unforgettable co-workers at both of my jobs.