Merryn Spence

Pittsburgh, PA


Yoga on the Square, Pittsburgh — Assistant

March 2004 – October 2014

Learned Omsoft software, moving all data from paper to online, cleaning, Yoga Workshop and Professional Development assistant.  

Childcare, Pittsburgh — Childcare assistant

September 2010-August 2014

Taking care of and assisting children ages newborn to grade 12, teaching lessons about the bible at Church of the Ascension.

Lee Abbey, England Kitchen Employee

December 2014 – June 2015

Learned all aspects of working in a commercial kitchen from doing dishes, to cleaning techniques, to cooking for 200 people every day, working with people from all over the world- mostly non-english speakers.

Crazy Mocha Coffee Company, Pittsburgh — Barista

October 2014 – Present

Learned skills in drink making, cleaning techniques, working fast under pressure, and positive customer interaction skills for optimal customer service.

Meadville Neighborhood Center, Meadville-Davies Leader

February 2016- Present

Organizing music, gardening, and cooking summer programs, writing curriculum,  coordinating events, advertising and general public relations.



Allegheny College, Meadville, PA

August 2015 -Present  |   Anticipated Class of 2019

Bachelors of Science: Global Health Studies  

Minor: Community and Justice Studies and Spanish

GPA: 3.5



Lived in Australia and England, have traveled to every continent (except Antarctica), all traveling in past 3 years has been independent



Makes jewelry and sews, had own business in high school

Social media and website design

Holds several leadership positions


Volunteering and teaching  in Life Skills classroom

Babysitting all ages, including children with special needs

Embodi Yoga Certified (200 hr training)

Trained in Trauma Informative Care

Completed bystander training

Completed IRB training/proposal process

Helped to create Horizons, Grocery Shopping Buddies Program, and Grow Meadville



Moderator, Sustained Dialogue

President, I Heart Meadville Club

Global Citizen Scholar

Released Time Volunteer

Volunteer Barista, Grounds for Change

Culture to Culture mentor

Teaching Assistant, The Learning Center

House Manager of Sustainable and Green Living House

Treasurer, Students for Environmental Action

Allegheny Ambassador



Click here to download my full Resume.