director of youth ministry programming resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Compassionate Clinical Social Worker with 2 years of experience counseling and advocating for clients in non-profit and government organizations. History of encouraging and empowering clients toward improved self-esteem and decision making. Strong interest in serving adolescent population. Successful at providing both personalized and group psychotherapy and social support in both virtual and in-person settings. Specializing in working with diverse populations to locate necessary resources. Reliable employee seeking therapist, counseling LCSWA, position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

  • Community Events
  • Patient Interviews
  • Positive Reinforcement Methods
  • Program Direction
  • Client Support
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Client Needs Assessment
  • Client Correspondence
  • Youth Advocacy
  • Group Sessions
  • Policy Evaluation
  • Social Perceptiveness
Work History
Director of Youth Ministry Programming, 03/XXX3 to Current
WellpathFoxboro, MA,
  • Planned weekly groups as well as special events and overnight retreats.
  • Taught and counseled youth 6th grade to 12th grade
  • Scheduled and managed teams of youth volunteers.
  • Oversaw youth ministry budget and tracked all expenses.
  • Set goals for youth in church and communicated with parents regarding progress.
  • Shared valuable life experiences with youths 6th grade to 12th grade to promote positive self-esteem and improve social skills.
  • Built lasting relationships with youth and parents or guardians through communication and one on one interactions.
  • Identified and recruited potential volunteer workers.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 06/2021 to 06/2022
Ameriprise FinancialBethesda, MD,
  • Updated treatment plans on monthly basis with latest intervention strategies and progress notes.
  • Developed and implemented detailed pre-discharge plans for clients soon to be reintegrated into community.
  • Performed short-term therapy, provided education and responded to crisis situations.
  • Presented clinical documentation and observations to interdisciplinary team.
  • Interviewed clients, families or groups to assess situations, limitations and issues and implement services to address needs.
  • Formulated treatment plan strategies with multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive and continuous care plan.
  • Documented case notes daily and coordinated follow-up for seamless case management.
  • Organized clinical documentation, treatment plans, and referrals.
  • Helped clients develop new coping mechanisms and techniques to drive behavior modification.
  • Maintained regular contact with clients by calling clients' homes.
  • Coordinated individualized discharge plans to manage safe transition back into community and home environments.
  • Developed and facilitated goal-oriented psycho-education and therapy groups to improve residents' quality of life.
  • Provided individual and family therapy
  • Established and nurtured key relationships with community members to form valuable partnerships.
  • Advocated for client rights and sought solutions by tracking and monitoring legislation and arranging and attending meetings with congressional lawmakers and staff.
  • Conducted 2 group counseling sessions each week.
Education Coordinator GED, 05/2020 to 08/2020
Life Connections Of The CarolinasCity, STATE,
  • Identified methods and tools to promote student success in project-based learning.
  • Developed community education programming events and other activities designed to increase and improve educational/GED outcomes.
  • Planned, formulated and assessed goals, policies and activities designed to implement objectives and performance standards.
  • Supervised staff to coordinate needs assessments.
  • Handled calls to address customer inquiries and concerns.
Administrative Assistant, 09/XXX5 to 08/XXX8
Order My Steps Christian Dance CompanyCity, STATE,
  • Executed record filing system to improve document organization and management.
  • Generated reports and typed letters in Word and prepared PowerPoint presentations.
  • Handled client correspondence
  • Developed and updated spreadsheets and databases to track, analyze and report on studio details.
  • Restocked supplies and placed purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.
  • Organized weekly staff meetings and logged minutes for corporate records.
  • Created detailed expense reports and requests for capital expenditures.
Master of Social Work: , Expected in 05/2021
Johnson C Smith University - Charlotte, NC
  • 3.95 GPA
Bachelor of Arts: Social Work, Expected in 05/2020
Johnson C Smith University - Charlotte, NC
  • 3.89 GPA
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Member
  • President's List Spring XXX8
  • Dean's List [Spring and Fall XXX8, XXX9, 2020]
  • Social Work Club, President
  • summa cum laude graduate
  • LCSWA - Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate #P016311

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School Attended

  • Johnson C Smith University
  • Johnson C Smith University

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Youth Ministry Programming
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Education Coordinator GED
  • Administrative Assistant


  • Master of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts

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