Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 9XXX5 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
An opportunity within an organization where my skills and experience can help make a difference in the growth and development of our under privileged youth, at risk teens and young adults.
  • Complex problem solving
  • Time Management
  • Negotiator
  • Active Listener
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Active learner
  • Managing classroom for diverse populations
  • Diverse classroom settings
  • Strong collaborator
  • Experience with instructional design
  • Teaching/tutoring
  • Positive learning environment
Work History
01/2013 to 07/2014 At-Risk Youth/Adult Counselor Chugach Alaska Corporation | Las Vegas, NV,
  • Provide 24/7 provide crisis intervention Partner with instructors, management and counselors in their efforts to support students with special needs Promote the development of positive social and employability skills among staff and students by modeling appropriate behavior Ensures student caseload (60 plus students) meets or exceeds DOL/Company performance goals.
  • Ensures area of oversight is compliant with all PRH and Company SOPs, directives and guides as evidenced by DOL/Corporate assessments/data integrity audits.
  • Responsible to provide students with comprehensive and individualized case management ensuring student progress, retention and completion of the Job Corps program.
  • Establish supportive/mentoring relationships with students throughout their enrollment and provide personal, educational and career counseling.
  • Provide ongoing assessment and development of student progress in Academics, Career Technical, Employability Skills and Independent Living.
  • Develop and update student Personal Career Development Plans.
  • Coordinate services for students (on-Center and off-Center) to ensure student retention and success in the program.
  • Routinely evaluate and documents student performance using case management system (Monthly Case Notes).
  • Successfully improved student participation in the classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises.
08/2010 to 01/2013 Career Preparation Instructor Treasure Island Job Corps/ Adams And Associates | City, STATE,
  • Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
  • Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
  • Assist in assessing organizational curricular needs and develop plans for improvement.
  • Maintains effective and efficient record keeping.
  • Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
  • Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
  • Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community.
  • Ensure that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification.
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects.
  • Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from students.
1991 to Current Foster/Adoptive Parent Foster/Adoptive Parent - Varies County Agencies | City, STATE,
  • Provide constructive and positive mentorship for children.
  • Establish and Develop supportive relationship with child's biological family and work as an extension of their family rather than an alternative to the family.
  • Develop and facilitate the Childs life skills..i.e.
  • Social interaction, problem resolution, interpersonal communications, effective time management, and positive and healthy behavioral modification.
  • Coordinate interventions between case workers, educators, social workers, therapists, and other agencies to ensure that the child's physical, educational and emotional needs were assessed and documented.
  • Increased student's English test scores by 14% through private tutoring and special attention.
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
  • Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from students.
  • Improved student test scores on state math test by 20% in one year period by implementing new curriculum.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest.
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects.
  • Enforced the Buddy System mentoring program between 1st and 5th grade students, increasing student development and enthusiasm for learning.
Expected in 1 2010 Bachelor of Science | Social Welfare University of California Berkeley, , GPA:
Social Welfare Focused on social welfare, social work, family therapy, law, counseling, psychology, sociology, health education, human resource management, and additional necessary social sciences.
Expected in 1 2008 A.A | Sociology Contra Costa College, , GPA:
Sociology Concentrated in study of human social institutions and social relationships, including social theory, sociological research methods, social organization/structure, social stratification/hierarchies, social change dynamics, family structures, social deviance/control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, institutions, and problems.
Interpersonal communications, counseling, human resource, case notes, mentoring, modeling, organizational, problem resolution, progress, psychology, record keeping, research, time management
References upon request

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