Community Canvasser resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Versatile, resourceful, and vibrant as an individual, but also an efficient, well rounded, and adaptable agent, with substantial work experience involving diverse youth and diverse communities in a leading & assisting role. Degrees in progress in Sociology and Chicano Studies has conveyed a skill set of critical and independent thinking, empathy, exceptional writing, clear communication, and broad mindedness. A zealous worker who is exceptionally effective in a collaborative, interpersonal, and culturally diverse environment, one that is oriented towards making positive social impacts, socially, communally and individually.

  • Training, coaching, and mentoring
  • Mediation/conflict resolution
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Summarizing & clarifying information
  • Critical thinking
  • Relationship development
  • Skill development
  • Supervision
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Restorative Justice
  • Emotional Intelligence
Community Canvasser, 12/2021 to Current
ArchcareValhalla, NY,
  • Increased team efficiency by communicating frequently with coworkers about traffic and weather conditions.
  • Collected and documented community member concerns on COVID-19 procedures at local, regional and national levels.
  • Exceeded signature targets through effective public education.
  • Went door-to-door to sign hundreds of community members up for COVID-19 vaccines and services provided by Pacoima Beautiful.
  • Pursued existing and potential community members by phone and text message to generate leads and schedule appointments for COVID-19 pop-up clinics.
  • Directed community members to pop-up clinics through year at Pacoima City Hall which provided financial incentives and resources for families.
Recreation Leader, 01/2022 to 06/2022
Jccs Of North AmericaAsheville, NC,
  • Established long lasting relationships with both community members and students through effective communication, connection, and investment.
  • Engaged with students to encourage involvement in different recreational activities.
  • Discerned participants for signs of physical, mental, and emotional distress and rendered necessary aid/assistance, including stopping activities and providing basic medical care.
  • Preserved facilities, grounds and equipment to ensure community safety and attract positive attention.
  • Sustained smooth and efficient transitions of patrons/children between arrival, activities, field trips, snacks and departures.
  • Supported site leader in coordinating and executing different projects.
  • Alleviated issues which arose between students by employing active listening and conflict resolution/mediation skills.
Youth Engagement Advocate , 09/2020 to 09/2021
East Los Angeles Women's CenterCity, STATE,
  • Assist with creating a safe & welcoming environment for East LA/Boyle Heights youth by utilizing culturally sustaining and responsive education, active listening skills, de-escalation, and conflict resolution techniques to support social, behavioral, and emotional learning.
  • Work collaboratively with ELAWC staff (coordinators, youth groups, and adult groups for men and women) to implement multi tiered systems of support for youth enrolled in our programming.
  • Receives trainings, techniques, and group guidance programs that support emotional, behavioral, and social learning for students (non academic skills), as well as cultural diversity, trauma informed practices, racial bias, and interpersonal youth relationships.
  • Provides support to traditionally marginalized groups (youth & families) and identifies resources available within LA County and local community.
  • Other duties as assigned such as: youth social media monitoring, digital campaigning promoting resources and opportunities for youth in East LA/Boyle Heights, and support youth group meetings by note-taking and providing input for effective and efficient meetings.
Summer Camp Counselor, 06/2017 to 06/2017
After-School All-Stars Los AngelesCity, STATE,
  • Earned reputation for good leadership, strong presence, and effective methods.
  • Designed counseling activities to help over 20 individuals/campers overcome insecurity issues and strengthen self confidence and individualism skills.
  • Promoted fun, safe and inclusive environment by monitoring activity of campers to identify and address behavioral issues.
  • Guided, mentored, and counseled adolescents and built positive relationships to help achieve personal and spiritual goals.
  • Built and maintained strong relationships with campers by successfully resolving issues and responding promptly to conflicts, tension, or arguments.
  • Provided cognitive-based techniques to assist with behavioral challenges and crisis resolution.
  • Explained and enforced principles, techniques and safety requirements of different activities to participants to prevent injury.
  • Remained cognizant of camper dietary restrictions and allergies, confirming proper snacks and meals were distributed to each camper.
  • Engaged children in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Attended nightly meetings to communicate with staff the campers' needs, progress and program benchmarks.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology, Expected in 06/2024
University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley, CA
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology, Expected in 06/2023
Los Angeles Mission College - Sylmar, CA
  • Relevant Coursework: Intro to Sociology, Sociological Analysis, Sociology of Gender, Sociology of Family, Sociology of Race & Ethnic Relations.

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School Attended

  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Los Angeles Mission College

Job Titles Held:

  • Community Canvasser
  • Recreation Leader
  • Youth Engagement Advocate
  • Summer Camp Counselor


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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