My Visions... Stasha Sellitti Vision Project STSU-1100-001
When I was younger, I aspired to become a professional dancer. That changed as I grew up.
However, my interests have changed from professional to recreational, so now dance is my idea of a good work out.
Music = LifeIn high school, my elective of choice was band, jazz band and choir.Through these classes I have developed a love for the art of music.
History and AnthropologyI love learning about the past and the reasons that explain why the world is the way it istoday. Anthropology introduced me to the diversity of our world today and in our past.
FrenchI have studied French throughout elementary and high school. I want to live in Montréal when I’m older, so I’m studying French at Douglas so I can become ﬂuent in the language!
What have I accomplished so far? I ran the Vancouver Sun Run!
I graduated from high school!
I worked at a children’s camp in Montréal for 6 weeks without being able to speak English!
I received my license to lifeguard and teach swimming lessons.
I have become a shift manager at McDonalds.
Skills and AbilitiesCommunicating well with people individually and in groups byteaching, guiding, leading and supervising others.
I am able to work in a group of people and incorporate teamwork skills into a designated task. This could help me in a career that involves working together with the people.
Holland Group Dimensional Analysis 1. Social- Helpful, friendly, idealistic, outgoing, understanding, teach/train others, lead group discussion, mediate disputes, cooperate well with others 2. Enterprising- likes to lead and persuade people, is good at leading people and selling things and ideas, see’s self as energetic, ambitious and sociable 3. Artistic- likes to do creativities like art, drama, crafts, dance, music, or creative writing, avoids repetitive activities, has good artistic abilities,
Employability SkillsI need to develop:1. Manage Information- Better organizational and technological skills would help me improvemy ability to apply information I know the things I do everyday2. Be Responsible- setting priorities and following them in my life would help me accomplishmy goals. Socially contribute to the society.3. Use Numbers- Record the information I receive everyday to be able to better remember it inthe future. Be able to use mathematics to solve problems rather than using a calculator.I am strong when doing:1. Communication- I am able to speak to others so they understand what I say and I canrelate to other peoples points of view2. Demonstrate Positive Attitudes and Behaviours- I am optimistic when faced with diﬃcultsituations and I show initiative, interest and eﬀort when I am at work and school3. Work with others- I can understand the dynamics within a group and I am able to resolveconﬂict within a group, contribute to a team, be respectful of other peoples opinions and beﬂexible when accommodating everyones ideas.
Child and Youth Care Worker
Would this career suit me?1. I enjoy working with children.2. I like to help people to help them progress in life, helping children inneed become happy is what I want to do.3. I am able to communicate eﬀectively with people to help them learnand understand what I want to convey.4. I am empathetic with others which allows me relate to them and howthey feel.
Child and Youth Care WorkerEducation: Minimum education is a diploma of Arts, however a salary could besubsequently higher if a bachelors or masters degree has been achieved.Salary: Between $25,000-$100,000 depending on the degree achieved. The salaryisn’t very much, but I think this career would be rewarding.Child and youth care workers are hired by government agencies. Some workerswho are employed in schools have the ability to take the summer oﬀ like teachers.This job is rewarding but can also be very stressful and emotional.Two similar careers are abuse and crisis councillors, elementary school teachersand counsellors and social workers.
Education PlanBachelor of Sociology-Douglas College- Associates degree focusing on sociology60 credits3-4 courses a semester, 2 semesters a year = 3 years at Douglas CollegeUBC- Bachelor of SociologyAssociate degree + 40 credits = 2 years for undergraduate degree
ValuesFamily Culture Anti-war Socialism Health and Education Exercise Travel
My LifeI’m working hard to save enough to buy this car. This will allow me to My dream would be to live in travel in less time and will dictate Montréal and go to McGill where I go. University to get my degree. I am very much in love With the province of Quebec and being able to live there and go to school would be a dream. If I could live anywhere in the world, I would want to live Montréal. In the older style houses that have old fashioned architecture. I would to be able to live by myself or with a friend like this for a portion of my lifetime!
How will I achieve my goals in life?I will work hard when I am young to make education myﬁrst priority, to ensure better ﬁnancial capabilities in thefuture.I will work hard to pay for my needs by myself withoutassistance through credit and loans.I will not focus on my need for independence until I ﬁnishschool so my income goes toward something morebeneﬁcialI will organize my time eﬀectively to ensure all deadlinesare met and maximize my use of time
Where I hope to be in 10 years Like Carrie from Sex and the City! In ten years, I hope to have completed my degree and have a successful career. I want to have bought my own apartment and own a car. I want my social lifeto be my ﬁrst priority and not have to focus on having a family or a committedrelationship yet. I want to be ﬁnancially stable, and be able to travel a lot when I’m not working. Just to have a couple of years where I am responsible for myself only.
I am still not totally sure about what I want to do in my life time. I can not predict how my life will turn out. I plan on travelling and working hard to be independent for after Igraduate from university, however maybe I will want to be in a committed relationship or want a family. My biggest fear isdivorce, which is probably a result of my parents relationship. However, I cannot predict whether my life will turn out the same way as them. So I hope to make intelligent decisions to make my life safe and comfortable.