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WORK HISTORY OF JONI AMES continued, Page 2 6/88-12/88 Rentals & Leasing Coordinator, Retail Administration Office Acted as Administrative Assistant to Property Manager In Charge; Managed Retail Administration Office; Handled bookkeeping for five PTL owned stores and billing & bookkeeping for 25+ leased stores; Processed leasing of 25+ retail areas; Liaison between tenants & property manager and between store managers and Heritage USA; Acted as voting member of the Merchant's Association; Took dictation and minutes of meetings and distributed them to proper areas; Managed Welcome Center for entire park; Processed payroll; Managed Retail and Rentals & Leasing offices. 5/87-6/88 General Store Manager (Convenience Store, Gas Station, & Gift Shoppe) Inventory & Supply Control; Train & oversee 12 full time employees (including assistant manager, secretary, lead clerks, & support staff); Budget control; Maintained inside and outside appearance of store; Instituted fast food area; Instituted registration of campers for campgrounds and trained others on IBM computer registration procedures; Processed deposits and financial reports; Processed and maintained licensing for store, gas pumps, and LP gas; Ticketing and merchandising; Customer satisfaction; Sales & marketing; Work schedules; Processed payroll. 12/86-5/87 Administrative Secretary, Retail Administration Office Bookkeeping for 6 retail stores; Trained store managers on the institution and use of new budget forms; Processed payroll for entire retail division; Took dictation of meetings and distributed minutes to proper areas; Processed purchase orders for merchandise inventory; Supply control; Managed retail office; Acted as secretary/assistant to Retail Vice President & to the Head Buyer. 7/86-12/86 Accounts Payable Supervisor, Retail Accounting Department Supervised A/P operations for profit making portion of Christian Resort; Processed invoices and receipt of documents to automatic data processing company; Responsible to pay verified invoices, per aging report; Liaison between vendors and corporation managers; Developed training manual for new accounting clerks; Developed new filing system; Placed old files on microfilm. 2/85-7/85 Administrative Secretary to the Retail Accounting Division Head Acted as secretary/assistant to accounting division head; Handled bookkeeping for six retail stores; Processed invoices and receiving for payment; Typing; Data base management; Processed payroll; Liaison between accounting and other divisions; Distribution of ADP reports to proper areas. Reason left: Laid off due to company cut-backs, but hired back on into above position. 1985-1986 Secretary/Bookkeeper, FAITH ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, Rock Hill, SC. Secretary to pastor & church; Responsible for full charge bookkeeping; Dictation; Typing; Filing; Processed payroll; Communications with staff, members, other pastors, and various churches; Acted as receptionist; Scheduled meetings and trips; Developed flyers and announcements. Reason left: Called back to work at Heritage USA/more pay & benefits. 1983-1985 Music Store Manager, YUSKO MUSIC CO., Erie, PA. Managed 12 full-time employees; Supply and inventory control; Full charge of store/staff. Reason left: Received better job offer in SC. 1981-1983 Secretary, INTERFAITH WORSHIP CENTER, Erie, PA Pastor's Personal Secretary/receptionist for church: Advertising; Events scheduling; Typing & filing; Phone counseling; Liaison between pastor, members,  & staff. Reason Left: Suffered divorce and needed full-time employment & benefits. 1979-1980 Secretary, BEHREND COLLEGE DIV. OF PENN STATE UNIVERSITY, Erie, PA. Secretary/receptionist of Instructional Communications Center (Audio Visual Department). Processed film orders and payroll and supervised eight student staff members; Operated college film studio; Liaison between staff & students; Operated computer information center; Budget keeping. Reason Left: Husband transferred to Texas. 1975-1976 Assistant Manager/Manager Trainee, HILLS DEPARTMENT STORE W. 38th St., Erie, PA. Sales, ticketing, & merchandising; Bookkeeping; Inventory & supply control; Trained other sales staff; Supervision of four sales clerks. Reason Left: Got married & had baby. ACTIVITIES: Free Lance Writer of Christian Inspirational Poetry; Travel & speak to Christian groups and churches. INTERESTS: Reading, studying & teaching the Bible; going to the movies; attending my church and other interesting Christian functions; helping people; writing poetry and short articles; listening to music; photography; going "exploring' - searching out new and interesting places to see.
God has GOOD plans for you!  (Jer. 29:11)