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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Highly energetic and experienced Child and Youth Program Assistant Director. Effective motivator, communicator and advocate who is highly skilled, compassionate, empathetic and solution oriented. Innate ability to establish rapport quickly, build trust, interact with and relate to individual on all levels. Deeply mindful of all patrons concerns and priorities. Exceptional leadership skills; team oriented; and strong interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills.

Skills
  • Adaptability
  • Critical Thinking
  • Relationship Building
  • Customer Service
  • Team Leadership
  • Resourceful
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Technology Proficiency
Education
Ashworth College Norcross, GA Expected in 07/2020 Associate in Early Childhood Education : - GPA :
Council For Professional Recognition Washington DC, Expected in 12/2020 Child Development Associate (CDA) Renewal : Early Childhood Development - GPA :
Work History
Department Of Defense - Child and Youth Program Assistant Director
Mountain View, CA, 09/2016 - Current
  • Effectively supervises large CDC program: 61 employees to include CYP assistants, CYP leads, operational clerks, cooks, food service workers, and custodial workers
  • Incorporates early childhood knowledge to create and facilitate a safe and nurturing environment to respond to children's unique needs, abilities, and interests
  • Provides support and assistance to active-duty military personnel, DoD civilians, and their family members to alleviate stress between military mission and parental concerns
  • Assists in providing program oversite and accountability for performance of employees and safety of children in accordance with the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of the Navy (DoN), and local policies and standards
  • Gives input into developing CYP Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as required for efficient operation and management of facilities and programs
  • Monitors and ensures that standard operating procedures are implemented and adhered to
  • Gives input into developing CYP employees’ and parents’ handbooks and assists with distributing handbooks
  • Assists in establishing programming environment that promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults
  • Role model appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children and youth with CYP Program Assistants and Leaders
  • Oversees operation of front desk; enrollment, recordkeeping, review of fees, identifying open spaces available, and directing of offering spaces from MilitaryChildCare.com, and placement of eligible children into available slots in accordance with CYP Standards
  • Assists in overseeing collection, accurate accounting, and reporting of funds received from patrons
  • Maintains internal controls ensuring security and validity of the information in the Child and Youth Management System (CYMS) database are accurate by conducting wide variety of monthly reports, quarterly reports, and spot-checks
  • Supervises the updating of CYMS enrollments of children and household records, personnel records, staff training, parent fees due/received, and Point of Sales (POS) system
  • Update Enterprise Safety Application Management System (ESAMS) to manage CYP programs' safety and health programs by reporting mishaps, employees' training, status, and medical surveillance
  • Assists with interpreting and applying child and youth development philosophy/principles and DoN Policies based on patron needs and program evaluations and assessments
  • Financial Credit Card holder since April 2016 ordering necessary supplies for operations and adhering to authorized methods of acquisition/purchasing and coordinating with vendors to obtain supplies for the center
  • Processing of payments and dealing with issues that arise with ordering and paying vendors
  • Ensures compliance with all regulations governing the use of appropriated and non-appropriated funds
  • Promotes an inclusive culture in the workplace by fostering an environment of professionalism and respect of personal differences
  • Supports and follows all EEO policies and communicates support for these policies to co-workers
  • Initiates and implements personnel actions and supports CDC Director to ensure quality related to selection, assignments, training, promotions, disciplinary actions, and recognition of employees and volunteers
  • Resolves personnel complaints and recommends corrective action as necessary to CDC Director
  • Develops staffing schedules in accordance with established ratios and group sizes
  • Works collaboratively with CYP Training Specialists to identify training needs of employees, provides and make provisions for training to accomplish those needs, and assess training applications
  • Assists in using Metrics Tool to define, record, and measure the enrollment, accreditation, and inspection metrics for the CDC
  • Actively involved in the preparation for annual Multi-Disciplinary Team Inspection (MDTI), comprehensive Health, Fire, Safety, Environmental, US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Child Protective Service (DHS) and the Commander Navy Installation Command (CNIC) inspections and corrective actions
  • Greatly contributed to obtain and retain accreditation with National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Daily updating of Kronos Time and Attendance System by collecting leave slips to calculate and approve employee time, create schedules, track accruals and generate reports
  • Performing quarterly unannounced Cash Counts, Local Asset inspections, inventory checks to MWR facilities. Took on collateral duties for CYP/MWR, such as planning and implementing base-wide special events such as Easter Egg Hunt, Back to School Bash, Fright Night, and Seabee Day. Worked in conjunction with other CYP and MWR managers to ensure seamless service with quality options for all patrons.
  • Manages food service program for CDC and SAC to ensure compliance with US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Ensures all food program policies and procedures are followed to provide nutritionally balanced meals while using proper meal components and food service/preparation and storage
  • Establishes and maintains active Parent Involvement Program (PIB) by providing parents with education opportunities, identifying strategies to grow participation, and determining methods to increase parental engagement in the CYP program. This involvement builds positive relationship between CYP staff and families
  • Possesses ability to identify and respond to emergency situations to include evacuations, child illness, base wide exercises, real life events, and physical emotional disorders
  • As mandated child maltreatment reporter, I am required by law to report in good faith any suspected child maltreatment, and also report any critical incidents to the Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC), and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), if applicable
MWR Child And Youth Program CDC/SAC - Child and Youth Program Lead
City, STATE, 01/2015 - 08/2016
  • Established a nurturing and safe program environment that sustains children's interest and promotes positive interactions among staff, children and parents
  • Interacted with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques.
  • Communicated openly with children's parents about daily activities and behavior
  • Conducted conferences with parents and families regarding development of children and youth
  • Complied with CNIC, NAEYC and Council on Accreditation (COA) standards
  • Maintained child portfolio’s, input daily observation, checkpoints and conferences.
  • Prepared, arranged, and maintained age appropriate indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules and lessen plans.
  • Worked in ratio 80% of time to provide breaks for assigned staff, role modeling appropriate behavior and providing program oversight and accountability during all hours of program operation
  • Observed children and youth and documents developmental progression or concerns and uses information in planning.
  • Modeled appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children and youth.
  • Assisted the Training and Curriculum (T&C) Specialist in helping CYP Assistants translate professional development training into practice by mentoring, guiding, and role-modeling
  • Worked with supervisors to plan coordinate and implement activities and special events to meet physical social emotional and cognitive needs of children
  • Supervised youth with indoor and outdoor activities, on field trips, outings, and special events.
  • Conducted conferences with parents and families regarding development of children and youth
  • Financial Credit Card holder since April 2016 ordering necessary supplies for center and pay for Summer Camp’s field trips.
  • Followed code of conduct and employee handbook, supporting coworkers, sharing duties and actively participate in meetings
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed
  • Serve as Operation Clerk as needed to perform clerical and administrative tasks at the CDC and Youth Center.
MWR Child And Youth Program CDC - Child and Youth Program Assistant Full Time
City, STATE, 08/2013 - 12/2014

• Established a nurturing and safe program environment that sustains children's interest and promotes positive interactions among staff, children and parents
• Interacted with children using approved child guidance and development techniques.
• Highly proficient in Teaching Strategies Gold to document children’s learning and record observations to help assess children in care
• Communicated openly with children's parents about daily activities and behavior
• Conducted conferences with parents and families regarding development of children
• Complied with CNIC, NAEYC standards
• Maintained child portfolio’s, input daily observation, checkpoints and conferences.
• Prepared, arranged, and maintained age appropriate indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules and lessen plans.
• Modeled appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children
• Followed code of conduct and employee handbook, supporting coworkers, sharing duties and actively participate in meetings
• Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed

MWR Child And Youth Program CDC - Child and Youth Program Assistant
City, STATE, 03/2008 - 10/2010

• Established a nurturing and safe program environment that sustains children's interest and promotes positive interactions among staff, children and parents
• Interacted with children using approved child guidance and development techniques.
• Highly proficient in Teaching Strategies Gold to document children’s learning and record observations to help assess children in care
• Communicated openly with children's parents about daily activities and behavior
• Conducted conferences with parents and families regarding development of children
• Complied with CNIC, NAEYC standards
• Maintained child portfolio’s, input daily observation, checkpoints and conferences.
• Prepared, arranged, and maintained age appropriate indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules and lessen plans.
• Modeled appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children
• Followed code of conduct and employee handbook, supporting coworkers, sharing duties and actively participate in meetings
• Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Ashworth College
  • Council For Professional Recognition

Job Titles Held:

  • Child and Youth Program Assistant Director
  • Child and Youth Program Lead
  • Child and Youth Program Assistant Full Time
  • Child and Youth Program Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate in Early Childhood Education
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) Renewal

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