freelance hair and makeup artist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Client Focused Victim Advocate eager and able to contribute to team success through experience, hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Comprehensive understanding of legal process, civil and criminal justice systems and training in Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, Sexual Abuse, and Elder Abuse. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in Advocacy, while strongly emphasizing domestic violence education and prevention. Extensive experience in substance abuse referrals , and Rule 25 coordination.

  • Case Management
  • Victim Screening
  • Document Preparation and Filing
  • Criminal Law Knowledge
  • Supportive Services
  • Community Outreach and Education
  • Community Meetings
  • Detail-Orientated
  • Client needs assessment
  • File and records management
  • Proficient Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent Investigative and Reporting Skills
  • Victim Assistance
  • Safety Planning
  • Effective Communication
  • Advocacy
  • Law Enforcement and Court Personnel Coordination
  • Criminal Justice, Social Services, and Mental Health networking and referrals
  • Behavior Mirroring
  • Excellent work ethic
  • File management
  • Community Resources
Work History
10/1999 to Current
Freelance Hair and Makeup Artist Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc. Springfield, VA,
  • Styled hair for several large events such as London Fashion Week and various advertising campaigns over 20 years.
  • Collaborated with studio photographers regarding appropriate props, backdrops and lighting.
  • Maintained productive professional relationships with models and modeling agencies.
  • Planned and prepared for all on-location and studio shoots.
01/2020 to 05/2020
Victim Advocate Jackson County Independence, MO,
  • Provided comprehensive services including assessment, goal setting, and service plans.
  • Established treatment plans with short- and long-term goals.
  • Monitored progress and documented any client health status changes, keeping care team updated.
  • Documented data and completed accurate updates to case records.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Collaborated with community program leaders and advocates to make resources accessible to those in need.
  • Reported child abuse in accordance with legal standards of mandatory reporters.
  • Interviewed individuals and families to assess needs and provide informational resources.
  • Participated in community meetings with members of social services and law enforcement including annual review of juvenile homicide cases and statistical analysis.
  • Community event planning
  • Supported victims, family members and witnesses through various systems including law enforcement, healthcare, and social services.
  • Developed safety plans to meet victims' assessment of need.
  • Collected statistical data and updated documentation to maintain client records.
  • Accompanied clients to court to clarify processes and procedures.
  • Liaised with members of justice system on behalf of client.
  • Coordinated individual and group counseling to meet victim service standards.
  • Constructed referral list of agencies and community resources for victims' to provide aftercare services.
  • Spearheaded awareness through public speaking to community and business groups.
  • Attended interagency meetings and networked to create community partnerships.
  • Secured housing, medical care and employment for clients by collaborating with various community agencies.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Gathered and maintained statistical records.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with local law enforcement.
  • Community outreach and education
  • Knowledge of Crime Victim Compensation laws.
  • Assessing callers on 24 Hour Crisis Line
  • Adhered to social distancing protocols and wore mask or face shield at all times.
  • Conducted research, gathered information from multiple sources, and complied reports for VOCA.
  • Updated records of contact, medical and progress information.
  • Completed home welfare checks to align with state and program guidelines.
11/2010 to 05/2012
Teaching Assistant/Class Mentor Inverhills Community College City, STATE,
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Assisted and mentored students in groups of up to 40 by reviewing lesson teachings and coursework.
  • Tutored struggling students individually and in small groups to reinforce learning concepts.
  • Supported classroom activities, including tutoring, grading homework and reviewing exams.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
Expected in
Associate of Science: Criminal Justice
Sandhills Community College - Pinehurst, NC
Expected in
Associate of Science: Paralegal Studies
Inver Hills Community College - Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa
  • Coursework in Criminal Justice, Family Law, Criminal Law, Tort Law
  • Dean's List Fall 2011 and Spring 2012
  • Maintained 3.9 Cumlative GPA
  • Received Phi Theta Kappa Scolarship
Expected in 1995
State License: Cosmetology
Aveda Institute - Minneapolis, MN,
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Communications
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Madison, WI
Expected in 1991
High School Diploma:
Anoka High School - Anoka, MN
  • Office for Victims of Crime: Victim Advocacy Training Completion
  • North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Domestic Violence Basics Training Completion
  • Office for Victims of Crime: Understanding Human Trafficking
  • Office for Victims of Crime: Victim Compensation
  • NCCADV - North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence

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School Attended

  • Sandhills Community College
  • Inver Hills Community College
  • Aveda Institute
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Anoka High School

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  • Freelance Hair and Makeup Artist
  • Victim Advocate
  • Teaching Assistant/Class Mentor


  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • State License
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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