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Resume of Kim A. Cabrera

Resume of
Kim A. Cabrera


B.S. degree in Natural Resources Planning and Interpretation
(Interpretation option)
Minors in English Writing and Natural Resources

Humboldt State University
Arcata, CA
GPA 3.0
May 1995

Pre-Wildlife Management coursework
Fullerton College
Fullerton, CA
1983 - 1985

Relevant Experience

Park Aide/Interpreter

Humboldt Redwoods State Park
April 1996 to present

Prepared and presented interpretive activities including nature walks, Junior Ranger programs, and campfires. Created brochures and publications for the park. Created interpretive panel displays. Assisted with other interpretive projects. Designed a web site on the World Wide Web for the park. Contact station operations including visitor contact, cash handling, radio dispatching and phones. Designed and published in-house park employee newsletter.


Humboldt Redwoods State Park
May 1995 to present

Created brochures and publications for the park. Wrote, updated and maintained park web site. Wrote animal tracks book for the park. Wrote bear brochure. Assisted with update of trail guide. Various other projects. Gave computer lessons to Visitor Services and Maintenance employees.


Humboldt Redwoods Interpretive Association Nature Center
October 1996 to October 1997

Prepared and presented several interpretive activities for school groups. Staffed the park Nature Center. Maintained inventory. Retail sales of Visitor Center items. Worked with volunteers.

Earth Team Volunteer

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
April 1996 to October 1996

Coordinated 1996 Eel River Squawfish Derby.

AmeriCorps Worker

Natural Resources Conservation Service
Eureka Field Office
Work location - Humboldt Redwoods State Park
May 1995 to April 1996

Coordinated 1995 Eel River Squawfish Derby, working with multiple agencies and private groups. NRCS newsletter. Interpretation conducted nature walks, campfire programs and Junior Ranger activities. Created brochures and publications for the park. Volunteered in the Visitor Center. Interpretive squawfish programs at local schools. Created interpretive display panels. Designed an animal tracks booklet for the park Junior Ranger program.

Park Aide

Palomar Mountain State Park
Summer 1994 and winter break 1994-95

Visitor services, maintenance, interpretation. Entrance station operation, which included greeting visitors, selling day use tickets, campsites and publications. General park maintenance. Led Junior Ranger programs. Designed animal tracks brochures for Palomar Mountain and Cuyamaca Rancho State Parks. Assisted in the re-writing and re-designing of the self-guided nature trail guide.

Environmental Education volunteer

Humboldt State University
Academic years 1990-1992 and 1994

Planned, prepared and presented programs and slide shows on various environmental topics at local elementary schools. Topics included animal tracks, whale watching, tidepools, redwood ecology, animal adaptations and greenhouse tours.

Information desk assistant

Humboldt State University
Academic year 1992-93

Maintained telephone and radio communications with on-duty staff. Answered telephones for the Housing Dept. after hours. I had charge of safety and maintenance dispatch for dormitories during off duty hours for approximately 1000 students. Duties included handling cash.

Lead Clerk

Grand Canyon
Sept. 1989 - Jan. 1990

Supervised retail clerks. Handled cash. Opened and closed store. Made daily deposits. Inventory. Shipped orders. Cleaned shop. Customer service and retail sales in a high volume gift shop in the park.

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Awards And Activities

Other Work Experience