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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
University of New England advanced year MSW student seeking field placement for January 2015. Case management * Relationship Building * Advocacy * Reports and Presentations * Service Coordination * Computer Literacy
Skills
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • Strengths-based solution-focused therapy
  • DSM-IV knowledge
  • Culturally-sensitive
  • Skilled community-based case manager
Work History
Employment Consultant II, 2011 to Current
Atrium HealthRutherfordton, NC,
  • Provide individualized employment services to TANF recipients, including persons with disabilities Assist clients with overcoming barriers to employment including transportation, childcare, housing, education and legal issues.
  • Case Lead role assisting and supporting TANF Case Managers with case management duties such as developing alternative work sites, acting as the liaison between work sites, participants and Case Managers, and providing documentation and verification of participants meeting work requirements.
  • Job development and progressive employment practices utilized.
  • FY 2011 over 50% of caseload gained competitive employment, and over 50% of those employees successfully retained employment for over 3 months.
  • Create and maintain professional relationships with community employers as well as other social service agencies and organizations.
  • Creative Workforce Solutions member, an initiative of the State of Vermont Agency of Human Services.
  • Serving Employers by providing them with well-qualified candidate that meet their needs, while assisting candidates with barriers find suitable employment.
Resident Services Caseworker, 2009 to 2010
AldiBethlehem, PA,
  • Assist and support senior and disabled residents with accessing local services.
  • Provide ongoing case management when needed.
  • Create health and wellness education opportunities.
  • Develop, facilitate, and organize resident activities.
  • Maintained regular contact with clients, including visiting clients' homes.
  • Interviewed and evaluated clients, including conducting safety and risk assessments.
Family Support Broker, 2008 to 2011
Regional Food Bank Of OklahomaMoore, OK,
  • Family Support Broker for Children's Personal Care Services (pilot program) Assist families in identifying any special needs that their children have that are not currently being met.
  • Identify resources in the community or elsewhere that would be beneficial to the child.
  • Help families develop a personal spending plan for their child.
  • Support families through the transition from the existing program to the pilot project.
Outreach Specialist, 2006 to 2009
BROC Community ActionCity, STATE,
  • Provide comprehensive services to low-income people in Bennington County, including budget counseling, job counseling, tax preparation, and homeless prevention and housing assistance as well as fuel and utilities assistance.
  • Intensive case management.
  • Mobilize funds from other organizations to meet the needs of clients.
  • Advocacy and service coordination with other community agencies.
  • Knowledge of the challenges faced by low-income or other at-risk groups.
  • Spearheaded and conducted community outreach efforts.
Executive Assistant, 2004 to 2005
SOUTHERN VERMONT COLLEGECity, STATE,
  • Supported members of the Executive staff and other departments to achieve company objectives.
  • Planned and coordinated small and large-scale meetings, conferences, and employee functions.
  • Oversaw quality standardization of letters, memorandums, proposals and other presentation materials.
  • Prepared presentations, reports, and documents through desktop publishing software.
  • Stored, retrieved and integrated information for dissemination to staff and students.
Public Relations and Event Coordinator, 2003 to Current
BETTER BENNINGTON CORPORATIONCity, STATE,
  • Planned, coordinated, and facilitated special events and public relations initiatives.
  • Authored grants, press releases, advertising copy, business correspondence, and presentations.
  • Researched and recruited talent for special events.
  • Managed information systems database, prepared bulk mailings, and supervised volunteers.
Social Worker B, 1999 to 2002
SOCIAL AND REHABILIATION SERVICES DCFCity, STATE,
  • Provided intensive case management to at-risk population and interfaced with clients and service providers.
  • Assessed abuse risk factors, developed intervention plans and formulated reports.
  • Conducted investigations, and implemented intervention plans.
  • Testified under oath to help the court make custody decisions.
  • Facilitated Permanency Team Meetings (PTM) and family meetings.
  • Collaborated with court, law enforcement and community providers.
  • Investigated suspected cases of child abuse, neglect and exploitation.
  • Wrote reports and case summaries and compiled work records, including required statistics.
  • Maintained regular contact with clients, including visiting clients' homes.
Americorps Member, 1998 to 1999
VERMONT ANTI-HUNGER CORPSCity, STATE,
  • Developed, organized, and implemented anti-hunger and nutrition programs.
  • Employed marketing strategies to generate publicity for special events.
  • Referred clients to social services agencies.
  • Spearheaded and conducted community outreach efforts.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Communications, Marketing, Expected in 1998
SOUTHERN VERMONT COLLEGE - Bennington, VT
GPA:
    Communications
  • Minor in Marketing
Master of Social Work, degree: , Expected in 1 2015
UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND - Portland, ME
GPA:
Skills
advertising copy, Agency, budget, business correspondence, competitive, conferences, counseling, clients, database, desktop publishing, documentation, special events, funds, grants, information systems, legal, letters, marketing strategies, materials, meetings, presentations, press releases, proposals, public relations, publicity, quality, tax preparation, transportation, utilities

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • SOUTHERN VERMONT COLLEGE
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND

Job Titles Held:

  • Employment Consultant II
  • Resident Services Caseworker
  • Family Support Broker
  • Outreach Specialist
  • Executive Assistant
  • Public Relations and Event Coordinator
  • Social Worker B
  • Americorps Member

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Social Work, degree

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