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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Dedicated Youth Services Specialist with 2 years 9 months of experience in corrections. 15+ years working with disadvantaged youth from ages 4-20. Excelling in multiple roles at Gilliam Youth Service Center in Admissions, and the control center. Trained DYS Sanctuary TOT. Providing feedback for multiple committees and being part of Sanctuary Core team, EAC, Student Council. Managing and supervising Senior level system, tracking minor and major rule violations. Utilizing Sanctuary tools to provide trauma-responsive programming using S.E.L.F module to evaluate and solve issues in the building. Proficient with Trails, Fuison, Court Link, Microsoft Office- Word, PowerPoint, Excel. Seeking a challenging position as a leader in a dynamic team of achievers.

  • Admissions
  • Control Center
  • Application processing
  • Data verification
  • Database Management
  • Performance monitoring
  • Quality Assurance
  • Recordkeeping
  • Inbound and outbound calls
  • Participant screening
  • Problem-solving / MI
  • DYS Sanctuary TOT
  • PREA
Work History
01/2019 to Current Admissions Specialist Universal Health Services | Donalsonville, GA,
  • Process youth booking data arrest information, charges, RA classifications, Fusion, VINE, Flag High profile offenders, access gang affiliation, assess Columbia (SPM)status, Complete notifications to parents, professional, mental health, medical, director, update Court link
  • Assess and document youth for suicidal, medical, escape risk, special needs, and room restrictions
  • Document observations and critical incidents that occur in living units using TRAILS
  • Use appropriate physical force when necessary in compliance with PSI (Protective Supports and Interventions)
  • Work with adjudicated and/or detained youth within a secure facility
  • Provide orientation to youth about facility rules and routines
  • Handling classified confidential file/ records
  • Conduct virtual court hearings, visitations, searches, inspect for contraband, documenting and appropriately storing youth's personal property, record and log materials and equipment used
  • Processing release data from court / SB94 , discharge youth home, placement, or another DYC facility
  • Contact legal guardians/DHS when admitted into facility for medical consent and inform guardians of court dates, COVID protocol
  • Run reports on intakes, release, room assignments, classifications,
  • Maintain logs, records of corrections inventory, incentives, phone calls, court docs
  • Ensure safety and security of facility and youth detainees through visual /physical supervision, policy, and procedure using proactive measures to ensure safety of youth while ensuring their constitutional rights
  • Enforce established DYS rules, policies, procedures, and normative culture within facility
  • Escort or transport youth to appointments and activities
  • Document & inform supervisors of any problems or situations encountered and actions taken
  • Written detailed reports like informational, 3rd party abuse allegations, incident reports
  • Provide day to day direct supervision to youth in 24-hour detention facility, Follow programming, daily schedule, documentation, Remind youth in a trauma-informed and responsible manner of rules, violations, safety security, and discipline
  • Process with youth to make better choices
05/2018 to 01/2019 LEAD / SCHOLARS UNLIMITED Multiplan Inc. | San Antonio, TX,
  • For 35+ children ages 4 to 13
  • Implemented programming in compliance with Colorado Department of Human Services, Colorado State Licensing, Denver County Health Department, District Guidelines, and any other regulations or licensing standards that apply to Children’s Programs.
  • Develop curriculum; prepares and/or implements lesson plans, monthly calendars, and newsletters; plans both long and short-range activities in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice, and program philosophy.
  • Established appropriate staff supervision; by keeping proper staff ratios, preparing staff schedules, reviewing staff timesheets, assisting with hiring, training, evaluating program personnel.
  • Ensure program rooms and play areas are maintained in clean, orderly, and safe conditions inspecting, maintaining materials and equipment.
  • Develop and actively maintain positive communication with parents, children, school, administrative staff.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness, and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Provide information to parents concerning their children’s development, abilities, and areas of concern; explains program procedures and classroom activities, and serves as program liaison. Recognize concerns, evaluate course of action and respond professionally.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, audits, and parent surveys.
09/2013 to 10/2017 Workforce specialist Arapahoe County Government | City, STATE,
  • Accountable for developing programming, activities, workshops, job fairs, panels, partnerships overall increasing occupancy of Youth Resource Center for Centennial location
  • Spearheaded expansion of W.I.O.A programming to capture disadvantaged population of customers in Aurora community, resulting in increased enrollments by 80% in area.
  • Engaged disadvantaged youth with truancy issues, or pretrial, probation, dropouts, teen parents, overage and under-credited students providing government services
  • Expanded partnerships and collaborated with multiple entities to build relationships throughout communities with businesses, schools, nonprofits, and postsecondary pathways, mentors to produce and provide multiple resources for W.I.O.A customers to have access to multiple pathways.
  • Recruit, enroll, and provide extensive case management to 80+ young adults under W.I.O.A on yearly basis.
  • Mentor, inspire, encourage young adults to full fill their goals through school, employment, and post-secondary pathways.
  • Distributed checks and pay stubs on bi-weekly basis
  • Reduced expenses by analyzing compensation policies and implementing competitive programs while ensuring adherence to legal requirements
  • Developed and employed disadvantaged youth in hospitality and construction industry network to acquire up-to-date and relevant resources
  • Administered benefits programs, analyzed compensation and other competitive data and prepared budgets
09/2004 to 09/2013 Workforce Program Director Denver Public Schools | City, STATE,
  • Streamlined chain of command and internal structural roles, relationships, and responsibilities
  • Oversaw 5 teachers ensuring performed duties were in accordance with applicable standards, policies regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Supervised 15 companies in payroll procedures for paid interns
  • Maintained schedules, field trips completion of certifications
  • Implemented collaboration through H.O.S.T Program with Nulities Center, Vista Ameri Corps, and Extending learning program.
  • Provided case management for over 127 youth with barriers (homeless, low-income, and alternative school setting).
  • Recruit, interview, train, and delegate job placements for youth.
    Expanded program engagement by 95%.
  • Administrative Assistant to Program Director: 09/2008 -08/2013
  • Direct, coordinate, and evaluate activities of personnel, including support staff, engaged in administering academic institutions, departments, or alumni organizations.
  • Advise students on issues such as course selection, progress toward graduation, and career decisions.
  • Monitor students' progress, and provide students and teachers with assistance in resolving any problems.
  • Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities and policies, and students' behavioral or learning problems.
  • Set educational standards and goals, and help establish policies, procedures, and programs to carry them out.
  • Plan, direct, and monitor instructional methods and content of educational, vocational, or student activity programs.
  • Paraprofessional, Denver Public schools 09/2004 - 08/2008
  • Evaluate and grade student's classwork, assignments, and papers.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as financial accounting, principles of marketing, and operations management.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, schoolyards, gymnasiums, field trips, tutor, reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers
Expected in 04/2022 Associate of Arts | Business Administration And Management Community College of Aurora, Aurora, CO GPA:

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