Yesterday and today, I picked up shifts as a Coordinator instead of working in my regular capacity at my job.
I definitely felt way more prepared for the shifts this week than I did the first time I picked up a Coordinator shift. I didn't make any of the mistakes that I made on the first day, and I felt way more confident in what I was doing. I think that everyone else could see that I was more confident as well, because I was able to answer questions without hesitation and everything ran much more smoothly.
The one thing that I am nervous about though is that on Saturday I'll have to do the closing Coordinator shift. I haven't done that since I trained in January. For some reason, I'm more nervous about closing than I was opening. I think maybe because I knew that for opening, there would be a closer coming in to overlap me, so I could double check with them to make sure that I did everything before I left. But when I'm closing, it's up to me to make sure that everything's finished by the end of the night. Yikes!
In the meantime, I'm hoping that I have some time to work on one of my writing projects over the course of my days off from work. I finished writing a children's book the other day, so I need to start the editing and revising process. I'm also working on illustrations for the story, so I'm excited to continue that process as well! I can't wait to share that with everyone!
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