homeless shelter volunteer resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Ambitious student pursuing an Elementary Education degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in a teaching role. Skilled in communicating and collaborating in social/professional settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and motivation to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings. I am a flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Emotional awareness
  • Treatment plans knowledge
  • Progress evaluations understanding
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Work ethic
  • Collaboration
  • Teambuilding
  • Project planning
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Flexible
  • Conflict resolution
  • Working collaboratively
Homeless Shelter Volunteer, 11/2021 - Current
Joliet Public Schools District 86 Joliet, IL,
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of volunteers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Assisted in cooking, serving, and distributing meals to people from the homeless shelter.
  • Distributing gifts and money to the homeless during special holidays.
  • Helping with transporting the homeless to the church.
  • Setting up church with tables, cutlery, beverages, and snacks for when the homeless arrive.
Hostess/Busser/Server/Kitchen Expeditor, 08/2019 - Current
Off The Hook Restaurant City, STATE,
  • Orchestrated smooth and seamless workflow between kitchen and tables in fast-paced restaurant, resulting in quick delivery of proper orders with full customer satisfaction.
  • Managed final preparation of food and dishes, controlled and oversaw dishes before being served, reviewed and improved service processes and eliminated obstacles.
  • Interacted with wait staff, front-of-house team and management and culinary team, fulfilled special customer requests and met restaurant's exacting food and service standards.
  • Illustrated knowledge of menu and service offerings to educate guests.
  • Stocked condiments in cooler at proper temperature, set up and replenished buffet and maintained highest sanitary standards of food preparation, transport and serving.
  • Provided mentorship and guidance to new kitchen team members.
  • Greeted guests and gathered information to seat groups or place on waitlist.
  • Supported serving staff, food runners and bussers to keep dining room presentable and ready for guests.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and garnishes to assist kitchen staff.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
Mentor Teacher, 01/2020 - 03/2020
John M Clayton Elementary School City, STATE,
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Assisted ESL student with learning English vocabulary, letters, and numbers.
Hostess/Restaurant Busser, 04/2019 - 08/2019
Grotto's Pizza City, STATE,
  • Cleared, cleaned and sanitized booth and chair cushions and tables.
  • Maintained table setting by removing courses as completed and replenishing utensils.
  • Swept, mopped and removed debris from dining room floors.
  • Transported filled bus tubs to kitchen dishwashing area.
  • Organized bus cart and returned to side station after each use.
  • Cleared tables to maintain high turnover rate and minimize wait times.
  • Went above and beyond expectations by helping with various tasks to support teammates and provide customer service.
  • Wiped down and cleaned chairs, booths and highchairs.
  • Greeted customers to seat patrons at tables according to availability and customer preferences.
  • Maintained highest standards of cleanliness while efficiently meeting dining room needs in fast-paced environment.
Education and Training
: Elementary Education Major, Expected in
Delaware Technical And Community College - Owens - Georgetown, DE
Status -
  • Dean's List Honoree [Fall, 2020, Spring, 2021]
  • [3.23]GPA
  • Completed coursework in Issues in Elementary Education, Child Development, Applied Concepts in Educ Tech, Foundations of Literacy, Intro to Exceptional Learners and Parent/Family/School Interact
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2020
Indian River High School - Dagsboro, DE
Status -
  • Honors Society Member [Junior/Senior Year]
  • Leo Club Member [Freshman-Senior]
  • Foreign Language Activity Group Member(FLAG Club) [Freshman-Senior(President)]
  • Drama Club [(President)Freshman-Senior]
  • Girls Soccer [Freshman, (Captain)Sophomore, Senior]
  • Mentor Teacher [Senior Year]
Spanish :
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English :
Native/ Bilingual:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Delaware Technical And Community College - Owens
  • Indian River High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Homeless Shelter Volunteer
  • Hostess/Busser/Server/Kitchen Expeditor
  • Mentor Teacher
  • Hostess/Restaurant Busser


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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