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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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  • Date of Birth:
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I am experience with working with all types of people. I was a swim coach for three years in High School for our age group team. I also coached in college for Total Performance Swim Camp. I had the opportunity to be selected for a leadership retreat in college to represent my swim team. There I gained skills of what it takes to be a great leader. I brought those skills with me when I was the Captain of my swim team my senior year. I helped lead a group of eighty peers through our season. I have worked in geriatrics since April 2019. I have led activities for them and set up programs for them to enjoy.

  • Resident engagement
  • Senior activities experience
  • Event planning
  • Calendar management
  • Activity coordination
  • Decision-making
  • Problem resolution
  • People skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Flexible
  • Leadership
  • Time Management
Activities Assistant, 09/2020 to 09/2021
Nexion Health Navasota, TX,
  • During this time I worked at Sentinel Pointe Retirement Community
  • Kept activities spaces organized, clean and tidy.
  • Assisted residents with developing and maintaining positive social skills, mental aptitude, confidence and strong interpersonal connections.
  • Used diverse strategies, including one-on-one time and small groups, to engage residents in facility life.
  • Upheld positive quality of life standards for residents of all ability levels.
  • Maintained adequate supplies to meet activities needs.
  • Coordinated musical guests, movies and other types of resident entertainment.
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
  • Tracked resident demographics and preferences in order to develop enjoyable activities plans.
  • Organized special trips for residents and accompanied groups throughout each excursion.
  • Updated facility schedule and related records.
  • Gathered, prepared, operated and maintained all equipment and supplies necessary for planned activities.
  • Assisted with transporting and escorting program participants to, from and within program activity locations and on external trips.
Memory Care Coordinator, 04/2019 to 09/2020
Sunrise Senior Living Cowan Heights, CA,
  • I worked at Sentinel Pointe Retirement Community through Healthcare Associates. I was in the Social Club, or Memory Care room. It started off as my internship and became my job.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Created and maintained facility documents and records, maintaining accuracy while managing sensitive data.
  • Led and motivated four employees through supervision, training and coaching on duties and daily operational activities.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Directed daily operations at facility caring for more than ten individuals.
Memory Care Manager, 08/2019 to 11/2019
Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. Decatur, GA,

While my manager was away on maternity leave I was able to fill the manager position for her. During this time I still did my duties of working with our residents along with hiring new staff and training them. I talked with families and explained what our Social Club/Memory Unit was. I took in four new residents in that time.

  • Communicated with families or advocates to discuss resident needs and progress.
  • Coordinated adequate coverage for resident needs with organized staff schedules and assignments.
  • Maintained daily living standards by assisting clients with personal hygiene needs.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 01/2015
Allen High School - Allegan, Michigan
: Therapeutic Recreation, Psychology, Expected in 01/2019
Calvin College - Grand Rapids, MI
Member of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association Captain of the Calvin College Woman's Swim Team 2018-19 All-Conference 2017 and 2018 All-Team MIAA 2017 and 2018 All-American Swimmer 2017 and 2018 Additional Information
Personal Information

I have a passion for helping people. I have coached for many years and nothing made me more happy than to see the children I was coaching progress and grow. I have coached children with disabilities such as down syndrome, autism, and blindness. I have volunteered as a camp counselor for a week in the summers during my time in high school. I would lead my cabin to grow and show them new activities that they might never have had the chance to experience. I also volunteered for the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. I was able to visit one women during the week and talk with her about her life experiences. My work at Sentinel Pointe with the geriatric population was challenging to say the least, but in a good way. I worked with the residents with Dementia and then moved to activities for the whole building. Everyday at all my jobs were learning and growing experiences.

I am passionate about Recreational Therapy, being able to help people progress and improve their lives. Teamwork Hard Worker Leadership skills/training Organized Patient Dedicated Total Performance Swim Camp | Grand Rapids, MI Swim Coach and Counselor Worked as a swim coach and counselor in the summers of 2016-2018. During this time I, along with the other counselors, was in charge of about thirty kids. We were with them the whole week from sun up to sun down. We organized activities for them to do and games. We were also coaching them and helping them improve their swimming. It took a lot of patients and organization to work with the kids. ABVI | Grand Rapids, MI Volunteer I volunteered for the ABVI, association for the blind and visually impaired, during the months of February through May in 2017. During this time I went and visited people that were in care facilities. I would talk to them and listen to them. Sometimes we would go for walks and other times they would ask me to read to them. Special Olympics | Grand Rapids, MI Volunteer Every year Calvin College hosts the special Olympics. I have been able to be a part of it and helping out during this time. I had the chance to talk to some of the athletes and encourage them in their races. SAAC | Grand Rapids, MI Student SAAC is the student athlete advisory commi ee at Calvin College. It consist of about 30 students athletes and we are able to help be er our school and community. We put on a charity event, of our choice, every year. This year we are supporting toys-for-tots and collecting toys and donations for children for Christmas. Gainey Leadership Retreat Student The Gainey Leadership Retreat is a selected group of student athletes, about 30, that are chosen to go to a leadership retreat in Montana. During this time we learned about leadership and how to be be er leaders and how to be er lead others. It was a week long in August 2018. We worked on our skills and how to apply them to our lives and to our teams, making us be er leaders for the future.
  • In High School I earned All-Conference Swim Team All four Years, along with four year MVP, and All-State
  • In College I earned 2017 and 2018 All-Conference Swim team. In 2017 I got my first All-American title for top 8 in the nation and it 2018 I earned three my All-American titles. I was Captain of my swim team for out 2018-19 season.
  • Chosen out of a group of 30 girls to represent my team for a leadership retreat in Montana.
  • I was in our colleges SAAC program, Student Athelete Asso

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School Attended
  • Allen High School
  • Calvin College
Job Titles Held:
  • Activities Assistant
  • Memory Care Coordinator
  • Memory Care Manager
  • High School Diploma

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