Jun 16, 2023

Lauren Sasala

  • Former Missionary Guide
  • Denver, CO, USA
Full time Admin-Clerical Communications Entry Level Media-Journalism Nonprofit Retail

Work Experience

Missionary Guide
Nov 2020 - May 2023 Creatio

• Diligently planned and coordinated all travel arrangements, logistics and accommodations for over 100 participants and nearly 70 days in the field domestically and internationally
• Facilitated dialogue during adventures, pilgrimages and mission trips to build community and self-reflection
• Communicated and built rapport with trip participants and donors through emails, phone calls, and presentations
• Created and maintained budgets for trips and prepared expense reports and reimbursement requests
• Assisted in marketing and creating content for social media and blogs
• Designed and built webpages on WordPress

Editor in Chief, Assigning Editor, Copy Desk Chief
Aug 2017 - Dec 2020 The Kent Stater/Kentwired

• Managed a staff of 30 students
• Organized and facilitated trainings, meetings and events
• Coordinated and designed layouts for twice weekly printed newspaper
• Edited up to 25 articles a week for online and print publications
• Uploaded and designed webpages using BLOX CMS

Adventure Center Supervisor
Apr 2018 - Dec 2020 Kent State University Recreational Services

·      Planned all logistics and accommodations for overnight backpacking trips and teambuilding programs

·      Conducted staff trainings and oversaw functioning and maintenance of the climbing wall

Editorial Intern
Feb 2020 - Aug 2020 Club + Resort Chef

·       Interviewed chefs, wrote and edited feature stories  

·       Designed and built webpages using WordPress

Rocks and Ropes Facilitator
May 2019 - Aug 2019 YMCA of the Rockies - Snow Mountain Ranch
  • Facilitated programs at a zip line course, high ropes course, low ropes course and climbing wall.
Jan 2017 - Aug 2017 Sunset Village Retirement Communities
  • Answered phone calls, conducted tours, sorted mail, and delivered meals.


Aug 2017 - Dec 2020 Kent State University