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child and youth program lead resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Dedicated Youth Program Assistant focused on maximizing program effectiveness and outreach to better serve youth. Develops and manages wide array of activities, sports and events to meet children's needs. Skilled in coordinating work of both staff and volunteers.

Support program operations by applying strong document management and resource coordination skills to day-to-day needs. Conscientiously address any need and resolve concerns to promote efficiency and maximize service outreach. Proven relationship-building and planning abilities.

I’m currently an Ombudsman for VFA 113. The Navy Family Ombudsman Program is a Navy-wide program established to improve mission readiness. A strong command Ombudsman Program, both ashore and afloat, will help ensure that families have the information necessary to meet the challenges of a military lifestyle.

Ombudsmen are Navy Spouse volunteers, appointed by the commanding officer and serve two important roles:

1. A communication link between the commanding officer and command families.
2. A professionally trained information and referral specialist for the command's families.

Skills
  • Client Needs Assessments
  • Government Subsidy Programs
  • Program Evaluation and Improvements
  • Relationship Building
  • Recordkeeping Requirements
  • Calendaring and Scheduling
  • Problem-Solving
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Observing and Monitoring Behavior
  • Time Management
  • Caring and Responsible
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Teacher and Administrator Collaboration
  • Communicating with Parents and Teachers
  • Educational Materials Development
  • Program Leadership
  • Parent and Guardian Relations
  • People Skills
Education and Training
Naples High School Naples, NY Expected in 06/2013 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Finger Lakes Community College Canandaigua, NY Expected in : Early Childhood Education - GPA :
  • One semester away from my Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
Experience
Department Of Defense - Child and Youth Program Lead
Columbus, MS, 07/2021 - Current

The Child and Youth Program (CYP) Leader provides direct care and instruction to children and youth (6 weeks to 18 years) in addition to guidance, assistance, and mentoring for CY Program Assistants. Routine day-to-day assignments are normally performed independently with technical assistance available from supervisor when required. Routine assignments are spot-checked; the more technical assignments are closely reviewed for adherence to policies, procedures, and instructions.

The duties and responsibilities have been grouped into categories, including mentor, curriculum, indoor and outdoor environment, interactions and relationships, supervision of children and youth, parent and employee communication, assessment, compliance, and additional responsibilities.

Mentor

Mentors assigned CY Program Assistant team.

Works with senior employees to provide instruction and training to lower-level employees.

Assists lower-level employees in completing the Standardized Module Training.

Assists the Training and Curriculum (T&C) Specialist in helping lower-level CY Program Assistants translate professional development training into practice by mentoring, guiding and role-modeling.

Models appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children and youth.

Provides suggestions and makes recommendations to credential practicum candidates.

Assists the T&C Specialist with recording observations and charts progress of team members' on-the-job skills.

Consults frequently with the T&C Specialist for guidance on strategies to further assist team members' professional development efforts.

Curriculum

Plans activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children and youth. Continually reviews activities and plans for appropriateness.

Works with T&C Specialist, supervisor, and the CY Program Assistants to implement activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of children and youth. Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth's experience in the program.

Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements. Assists children and youth with special projects, homework, and life skills.

Recommends to the T&C Specialist and CY Program Assistants changes and adjustments to activities and plans where necessary to meet unusual situations.

Sets up displays and bulletin boards.

Arranges for and/or serves appropriate snacks or meals where applicable.

Indoor and Outdoor Environment

Works with team members to prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules. Makes suggestions about improvements to the activity areas.

Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing, and depleted supplies.

Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities.

Interactions and Relationships

Encourages participant interest and establishes a program setting that promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults.

Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques.

Supervision of Children and Youth

Provides care and supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD), NAF Component, and local installation command policies, guidance, and standards.

Maintains control of and accounts for the whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with authorized person according to written parental instructions.

Oversees arrival and departure of children and youth.

Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities and on field trips, outings, and special events.

Parent and Employee Communication

Interacts professionally with employees, parents, and local installation command personnel.

Participates in conferences with parents, employees, school representatives, and local installation command personnel.

Briefs other employees and parents.

Assessment

Observes children and youth and documents developmental progression and/or concerns and uses the information in planning.

Assists CY Program Assistants with assessment tasks when needed.

Compliance

Ensures assigned area achieves and maintains standards for DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent.

Ensures compliance with law, policies, and regulations applicable to DoD CY programs.

Additional Responsibilities

Collects, maintains, and reports program participation data.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

A complete list of duties and responsibilities will be provided at the time of hire.

  • Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate instructional and activity plans to promote learning.
  • Completed early interventions to get head start on issues before students joined elementary school classes.
  • Developed and supported positive relationships with students and parents.
  • Performed assessments to check intellectual, behavioral and environmental well-being.
  • Identified appropriate community resources and provided referrals for services.
  • Investigated reports or indications of abuse, neglect or exploitation of at-risk adults, adolescents and children.
  • Observed and monitored children's play activities.
  • Maintained safe play environment.
  • Communicated with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors and related issues.
  • Maintained organized and clean classroom and play areas.
  • Established and maintained safe, supportive and welcoming environments for children of all backgrounds.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Organized and stored toys and materials to maintain order in activity areas.
  • Encouraged positive behaviors, including patience with teachers and fellow kids.
  • Communicated with parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors and upcoming events.
  • Provided nurturing and appropriate environment for children ranging in age from 6 weeks to 5 years of age.
  • Managed administrative program tasks such as taking attendance, updating logs and tracking supplies.
  • Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in children to alert parents or guardians.
Department Of Defense - CYP Assistant
Dahlonega, GA, 09/2019 - 07/2021
  • Observed and monitored children's play activities.
  • Maintained safe play environment.
  • Communicated with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors and related issues.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Established and maintained safe, supportive and welcoming environments for children of all backgrounds.
  • Maintained organized and clean classroom and play areas.
  • Organized and stored toys and materials to maintain order in activity areas.
  • Taught children how to complete basic crafts such as paintings, drawings and decorations.
  • Encouraged positive behaviors, including patience with teachers and fellow kids.
  • Communicated with parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors and upcoming events.
  • Sanitized toys and play equipment.
  • Dressed children and changed diapers.
  • Read stories to children, facilitated discussions and tied books into learning opportunities.
  • Instructed children in eating, resting and restroom habits.
  • Provided nurturing and appropriate environment for children ranging in age from 6 weeks to 5 years of age.
  • Managed administrative program tasks such as taking attendance, updating logs and tracking supplies.
  • Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in children to alert parents or guardians.
  • Kept records of daily observations and information about activities, meals served and medications administered.
  • Updated detailed records for each child with information such as daily observations, meals served and medications administered.
  • Cared for children in institutional settings.
Fallon, NV, U.S. Navy - CYP Assistant
City, STATE, 10/2016 - 08/2019
  • Observed and monitored children's play activities.
  • Maintained safe play environment.
  • Communicated with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors and related issues.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Established and maintained safe, supportive and welcoming environments for children of all backgrounds.
  • Maintained organized and clean classroom and play areas.
  • Organized and stored toys and materials to maintain order in activity areas.
  • Taught children how to complete basic crafts such as paintings, drawings and decorations.
  • Encouraged positive behaviors, including patience with teachers and fellow kids.
  • Communicated with parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors and upcoming events.
  • Sanitized toys and play equipment.
  • Dressed children and changed diapers.
  • Read stories to children, facilitated discussions and tied books into learning opportunities.
  • Instructed children in eating, resting and restroom habits.
  • Provided nurturing and appropriate environment for children ranging in age from 6 weeks to 5 years of age.
  • Managed administrative program tasks such as taking attendance, updating logs and tracking supplies.
  • Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in children to alert parents or guardians.
  • Kept records of daily observations and information about activities, meals served and medications administered.
  • Updated detailed records for each child with information such as daily observations, meals served and medications administered.
  • Cared for children in institutional settings.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Naples High School
  • Finger Lakes Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Child and Youth Program Lead
  • CYP Assistant
  • CYP Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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