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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Invested educator dedicated to empowering and enabling people to work with their skills to advance their personal goals. A leader in the community who is interpersonal, well-rounded, adaptable, and flexible with an ability to tell engaging stories that provoke both thought and action. A believer in the power of redemption with a vision for the future that is unique and more abundant than the present.

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Tolerant of others
  • Service-Minded
  • Enthusiastic
  • Practical
  • Experienced educator in Typical and Special Education settings
  • Relationship building and management
  • Adaptable
  • Encouraging and Empowering
  • Experience in recruiting and training volunteers
  • Raising Funds
  • Completely Present and Engaged in roles
  • Community-Minded
Work History
08/2018 to Current
Building Substitute Teacher Stockbridge Jr/Sr Highschool City, STATE,
  • Worked as substitute teacher long-term or short-term based on needs of the school administrators.
  • Supervised student behavior in classroom, assemblies, lunchroom, and hallway settings.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Leveraged classroom discussion strategies to engage students, promote topics such as conflict resolution, and discuss community involvement.
  • Functioned as proctor for multiple seatings of College Board standardized tests such as ACT, SAT, and Advanced Placement.
  • Helped with after-school sports, clubs, and special events such as graduation, baccalaureate ceremony, and concerts.
09/2004 to 08/2018
Campus Life Erie Assistant Volunteer Director Greater Erie Youth For Christ City, STATE,
  • Worked alongside Director of program to assist with planning, recruiting, and transporting students to weekly Campus Life meetings.
  • Assisted in leading Bible studies and coordinated community service events with organizations such as Ramps of Hope, ServErie, Second Harvest Food Bank.
  • Assisted in arrangement of local work days with small grants from Erie Community Foundation and service trips for teenagers to reach other parts of the U.S. in need, such as several trips to Waveland, MS after Hurricane Katrina to provide relief.
  • Organized, recruited, and hosted groups of teenagers from Campus Life group for several week-long Summer Bible Schools over the course of four summers and located at inner city churches such as Kingsley United Methodist Church and San Juan/Henderson United Methodist Church
09/2010 to 06/2018
Building Substitute Teacher Northwestern Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy City, STATE,
  • Worked as substitute teacher long-term or short-term in designated classroom based on needs of the school administrators.
  • Assisted in supervising after-school events, sports, and special events.
  • Maintained relationships with students that were both professional and personal.
  • Functioned as a proctor for multiple seatings of College Board standardized tests such as ACT, SAT, and Advanced Placement.
  • Held position of President for Soccer Boosters Club for four years to coordinate banquets and events throughout sports season.
02/2013 to 08/2017
After-School Program Director (Kid's Café) Kingsley United Methodist City, STATE,
  • Coordinated partnership between Kingsley United Methodist Church and Second Harvest Food Bank to serve hot meals to school age children in the city of Erie through the Feeding America Program.
  • Recruited, supervised, and empowered staff of volunteers to work with the children.
  • Hosted groups of volunteers on multiple occasions to lead cleaning and organization of the facility designated for the Kids Café Program.
  • Supervised the completion of homework help and the instituted and fundraising for an incentive program for children who maintained adequate grade marks.
  • Recruited donations to provide students with gaming consoles, television sets, educational toys, and art supplies for use during the program.
  • Hosted a "Hygiene Corner" where students could come to receive free personal hygiene items that were not provided to them at home.
  • Worked alongside a cook hired by the Second Harvest Food Bank to follow Feed America protocol.
  • Instituted a snack program through the Second Harvest Food Bank which allowed the students to arrive after school and have a snack in order to remain focused while beginning homework.
  • Initiated discussions and gender-specific activities (e.g. Girl's Night/Boys Night) which focused on how to function in a community, help others, and become a productive member of society.
  • Worked with local summer camps to provide scholarships for 40 students to come to camp for a week who would have otherwise not had this experience.
  • Increased program attendance by 50%
  • Recruited additional volunteers and funds in order to start a new holiday program to enable parents of school-age children to donate a $5 gift which would be wrapped and delivered to a child in need at the Kid's Café.
Expected in 05/1980 to to
Bachelor of Science: Mental Health Counseling
Gannon University - Erie, PA
Additional Information
  • Numerous and varied community volunteer experiences with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, MGM, Erie City Mission, warming centers in Erie, and community involvement programs through churches in Pennsylvania and Michigan.
  • 15 years of experience (starting as early as 1978) at the Barber National Institute as a Therapeutic Support Staff (TSS) to children with mental disabilities such as Autism.

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School Attended

  • Gannon University

Job Titles Held:

  • Building Substitute Teacher
  • Campus Life Erie Assistant Volunteer Director
  • Building Substitute Teacher
  • After-School Program Director (Kid's Café)


  • Bachelor of Science

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