Noor Alhoussari

Previously a Child Protection Coordinator with the United Nations in Syria and Project Manager for the European Union. Creative and dependable WordPress Developer with 2 years experience assisting in building and updating interactive websites. Comprehensive understanding of WordPress core software and its functions. Hands on experience in extending and customizing WordPress themes and plugins. 

I like to work in projects with NGOs and small businesses and community based projects. I tend to work in a vision led design to achieve  the project's mission.  

Vancouver, BC
Junior Wordpress Developer
Sep 2016 to Current

  • Customizing, updating and debugging with CSS HTML and PHP files.
  • Launched a multi-layers map plugin and linked it with different projects of diffeerent types.
  • Linking website with back-database for scheduling events and on-line payment.

  • Providing one-on-one training on Map-Maker functionality after setting the map on the website.

VanCity Credit Union
Vancouver, BC
Financial Services Representative (part-time)
Apr 2018 to Current

  • Recommending best investment or saving accounts based on client's needs and goals. 
  • Handeling banking transactions including deposits, withdrawals and cheques negotiations. 

  • Proposed financial solutions designed to satisfy client goals and implemented the financial plan of choice

Vancouver, BC
Mortgage Support Specialist
Nov 2015 to Apr 2016

  • Reviewed mortgage applications received from the mortgage advisor, up to 20 applications on daily basis.
  • Transferred applications’ data to internalized CIBC database and verified applications’ status.
  • Handled fast-track applications for smooth processing with timely manner. 

COSV/European Union
Beirut, Lebanon
Project Manager
Apr 2013 to Dec 2013

  • Managed and supervised a project of Syrian actives for Community protection, Transitional Justice, Digital Security and Community Empowerment.
  • Coordinated four training venues for 80 activists for 44 days in project management, advocacy through social media, Human Rights transitional justice and community protection.
  • Managed the budget of 1.5 Million Euros and set up monthly and semi-annual financial plans.

United Nations
Damascus, Syria
Child Protection Coordinator
Jan 2010 to Sep 2012

  • Conducted individual interviews with children and youth refugees, determined their durable solutions and/or temporary arrangements.
  • Maintained data, compiled statistics and shared in the general UN situational report.
  • Trained local NGO’s 35 employees on child protection procedures.

United Nations
Damascus, Syria
Refugee Status Determination Assistant
Dec 2007 to Dec 2009

  • Conducted 3 daily interviews with asylum seekers determine their legibility for refugee status.
  • Nominated for the best referral slip structure and provided training for 35 employees for implementation.
  • Complied statistics, analyzed data and participated in the quarterly situational report of UNHCR.

Lighthouse Labs
Diploma iOS Development Bootcamp 2017
Objective-C and Swift. Vancouver, BC
Object-Oriented Programming (Java) 2017
Vancouver, BC
Envisioning Labs
Innovation & Design Thinking 2015
Vancouver, BC
University of Damascus
Bachelor Degree Translation (English/Arabic) 2010
Damascus, Syria
Languages: Objective-C, Swift, Java, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Frameworks: MapKit, CoreLocation, AVFoundation, AFNetworking
Data Persistance: CoreData
Networking: APIs/JSON, NSURLRequests, Firebase

Drawing and painting, photography, jogging, summer music festivals, exploring different cultures!

Reading about real-estate and economic development, fiction and history

Musical Events · Phtotographer
Vancouver, BC
Recipe Finder
Jun 2017 to Jun 2017

An easy iOS app to access list of recipes based on ingredients that you have in your fridge. 

Frameworks: AVFoundations, APIs/JSON, NSURLRequests

Travel Journal
Jul 2017 to Aug 2017

An iOS app where you can share your personal trip experience and post photos so other users can check them out and give a liking heart!

Frameworks: AVFoundations, Firebase/JSON, MapKit