Jessie Olson

minister, counselor, educator, & spiritual mentor
Female, 42 Years|Corning - 95927, United States

Member since: Jan 23, 2010

Last active on: Jul 28, 2016 at 09:18 PM (EST)

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Teaching Preferences

Online Teaching

One-on-One at $40-50 per hour

Group Teaching at $20-30 per hour

In Person Teaching

One-on-One at $40-50 per hour

Group Teaching at $20-30 per hour

Teaches following Subjects/Exams
Neopagan Druidry (Others)
Language of Instruction: English
Leadership, Cosmology, Liturgy, Dedicant Program, Avestan Mythology
Neopagan Leadership (Others)
Language of Instruction: English
Neopagan Leadership, Strategic Planning Neopagan Group
Teaching Experience

Reverend

Feather River Grove, Ar nDraiocht Fein, United States

Jan 2006 - Sep 2012

Cosmology, Liturgy, Dedicant Program, Avestan Mythology and Religion, Neuropsychology Unverified Personal Gnosis (spontaneous religious experience), Pagan Leadership, Strategic Planning Neopagan Groups, Small Group Dynamics Neopagan Groups, Reflective, Active Listening Skills Neopagan Leaders, Motivational Interviewing and Referral Neopagan Leaders, History Modern Druidism


Author of the "ADF Festival Organizer's Hanbook" and "The Druid Scouts Handbook." Past presenter for Starwood, Pantheacon, Desert Magic, Wellspring, Summerland, Three Realms, and Eight Winds festivals.

Professional Experience
Distinctive Faith Group Leader
Fort Huachuca via Sacredwell Congregation, Arizona, United States
Aug 2003 - Aug 2005

As a deacon in the Sacred Well congregation I was granted endorsement to begin an open circle at Ft. Huachuca, AZ.

Volunteer Prison Minister
The Camino Nuevo Correctional Center (CNCC), New Mexico, United States
Jun 2001 - Mar 2002

Volunteered as a prison Chaplain. Though, you might imagine there wasn't much call for a Pagan minister in a NM prison.

Volunteer Hospice Minister
Hospice of New Mexico, New Mexico, United States
Jun 2001 - Dec 2001

Volunteered as a Hospice Minister. Though you might imagine there wasn't much call for a Pagan minister in NM.

Charity event and fundraising organizer
Federated Department Stores, Georgia, United States
Oct 1998 - Jan 2001

While working for Federated Department Stores I headed their Partners in Time, employee volunteer program. With my team we put in countless hours of volunteer and charity work. I organized seven different major fundraising and charity events every year and received the Partners in Time Coordinator of the Year award for Federated Department Stores in 2000.

Education

MS in Psychology

California State University-Chico, California, United States

Sep 2006 - Dec 2008

BA in Psychology

University of Arizona, Arizona, United States

Aug 2003 - May 2006

Professional Exams & Certifications

ADF Clergy Training Program, level 3

Ar nDraiocht Fein, Arizona, United States

Year Of Passing: 2011


In 2011 I became ADF's first ever female Priest to complete the 3rd circle training and become a Senior Priest of ADF.

ADF Clergy Training Program, level 2

Ar nDraiocht Fein, AZ, United States

Year Of Passing: 2010


I was the third person in ADF to complete this program.

ADF Clergy Training Program, level 1

Ar nDraiocht Fein, AZ, United States

Year Of Passing: 2008

ADF Dedicant Program

Ar nDraiocht Fein, Arizona, United States

Year Of Passing: 2006

Associations & Membership
Veterans of Modern Warfare
United States
Aug 2010 - Present

Chaplain, Butte County

CA BBS
United States
Aug 2007 - Present
Association for Psychological Science
United States
May 2005 - Present
American Legion
United States
Jan 2005 - Present
AmVets
United States
Jan 2005 - Present
DAV
United States
Jan 2005 - Present
Publications and Research
ADF Festival Organizer's Handbook
Rev. Jessie Olson, Rev. Sean Harbaugh, & Jon Bolin

This handbook gives you all you need to know to plan, organize and facilitate the highest quality Pagan festival.

ADF Leadership Handbook (to be released)
Rev. Jessie Olson (compiler and major contributor)

The ADF Leadership Handbook is an extention of the origional Grove Organizers' Handbook. It now includes such topics as facilitating business meetings, group dynamics, fundraising and managing funds.

Testimonials
by Fawn Russell posted on 18 May, 2010

I love it...great format and Jessie is fabulous.

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