activities counselor resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Friendly, high energy, and courteous team player with two years' experience in a restaurant and food prep setting. Skilled in creating a warm, friendly, welcoming atmosphere for both patrons and co-workers. Offering extensive knowledge of hospitality etiquette, food handling, food preparation, memorizing menu items and superior customer service. A coachable team player, with strong leadership qualities. Seeking a position as either a server or a cook.

  • Highly responsible and reliable
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Upbeat, outgoing and positive
  • Food and beverage specialist
  • Food safety understanding
  • High-volume food prep
  • Works well under pressure

Awarded "Employee of the Month" in 2012.

07/2014 to 11/2014 Activities Counselor Hilton Worldwide | Elizabeth, NJ,
  • Supervise kids, ages 6 to 18, and organize games, crafts, snacks, and activities.
  • Communicate with schools and parents to ensure the transportation and safety of kids is taken care of.
  • Drive kids to school in the morning and pick up in the afternoons.
11/2013 to 03/2014 Line cook University Of Nations Kailua | City, STATE,
  • One of three cooks in the University of Nations campus kitchen.
  • Prepared food for 500 to 1,000 residents and guests during meal times with speed, safety and efficiency.
  • Prepared dishes following recipe or verbal instructions; Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience; checked the quantity and quality of received products; Cleaned and prepared various foods for cooking or serving; Weighed, measured, and mixed ingredients according to recipes using various kitchen utensils and equipment; Washed, peeled, cut, and seeded fruits and vegetables; Cleaned, cut, and cooked meat, fish, or poultry; Prepared special diet foods, salads, desserts, and other nourishments.
  • Heath and safety: Used all food handling standards; Complied with scheduled kitchen sanitation and ensured all standards and practices were met; Cooked food properly and in a timely fashion, using safety precautions; Stocked and rotated products, stocked supplies, and paper goods in a timely basis;
  • Prepared and set up the lunch line, restocked the lunch line during serving hours, and cleaned and maintained the food prep, storage, and cooking areas daily.
06/2012 to 11/2013 Cook and Crew Leader Sonic Drive-In | City, STATE,
  • Kitchen cook: Maintained knowledge of current menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods. Cooked menu items using grill, fryer, and toaster. Followed all health and safety standards. Accurately measured temperatures of foods and filled out temperature log. Precisely followed closing checklists for kitchen stations.
  • Crew Leader: Trained and mentored new employees; Completed opening and closing checklists according to set standards, including restocking items. Supported other areas of the restaurant as necessary, such as setup, cleanup, prep work and equipment maintenance; Answered questions about menu selections and made recommendations when requested.
  • Drive-thru: Greeted guests in a pleasant and courteous manner. Accurately recorded orders using switchboard technology, appropriately suggested additional items to customers to increase restaurant sales, quickly prepared various drinks and ice cream desserts, partnered with team members to serve food and beverages at drive-thru window.
  • Car-Hop: Accurately recorded orders using switchboard technology, Roller-skated out to parking lot customers and delivered exceptional, friendly and fast service.
  • Other responsibilities: Stocked, maintained, cleaned, sanitized and organized food prep areas, food racks, heat lamp area, dry storage racks and storage room; Quickly and thoroughly swept and mopped floors, removed trash and cleaned and stocked restrooms. Provided high-quality service to customers and encouraged a pleasant work environment among co-workers.
Expected in 2013 to to High School Diploma | Music and Theater Idaho Arts Charter School , Nampa, Idaho GPA:

School Focus:

Theater and Voice. Trained and Studied Theater

Worked and improved vocal and rhythmic abilities and develop a heightened understanding of music theory

Awards, Achievements and Distinctions:

Graduated in top 10% of class with 3.85 GPA; Student Body President; National Honor Society; Outstanding Musicianship Award for Vocal Talent at Boise State University Vocal Jazz Festival, Idaho Key Club Junior Class Representative; 2012 Gem Boys State; National History Day 2012 in Washington DC--Kenneth E Behring Foundation Award for the Most Outstanding Entry from the State of Idaho; Superior Rating as a member of Incendia Jazz Choir at the Classical Music Festival; IACS Platinum Dance Team, 2A division State Champions; Winner of 2009 Deer Flat National Wild Life Refuge Centennial Art Contest; IACS School Letter in Fine Arts; IACS Letter in Athletics.

Specialized Classes:

4 years of Theater, from Intro to Acting to Advanced Acting; , 4 Years of Choir, from Incendia to Advanced Jazz Choir, One year of Stage Craft, Two years of Advanced Dance.


Student Government, Idaho Key Club Member, National Honor Society, Co-ed Platinum Dance Team, Music Theater of Idaho

Theater Productions:

The Sound of Music, Flaming Idiots, Gift of the Magi, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, Pirates of Penzance, Frankenstein, The Importance of Being Earnest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Into the Woods, Alice in Wonderland, Set to a Beat (original production), Little Shop of Horrors

Festivals and Competitions:

Idaho State Drama Competition, Reno Jazz Festival, Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, Workshops and Trainin, The Final Escape (Band)


Strong skills in: leadership, problem-solving, organization, communication, and team-building. Experienced in planning and participating in community, church and school projects: Facilitated and organized many community and school functions with other student body representatives. Projects included dances, red ribbon/ anti drug week, canned food drives, spirit week, and fund-raising for cancer research.

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School Attended

  • Idaho Arts Charter School

Job Titles Held:

  • Activities Counselor
  • Line cook
  • Cook and Crew Leader


  • High School Diploma

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