Independent Life Skills Trainer resume example with 7+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Forward-thinking Entrepreneur with exceptional initiative and deep understanding of what it takes to build a successful business from the beginning. Offering 10 years of progressive business experience and a history of going above and beyond to turn dreams into reality.

  • Life skills development
  • Life skills education
  • Life goals assistance
  • Strong writing skills
  • Cleaning and sanitizing skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Progress documentation
  • Public speaking
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Relationship development
  • Budgets
  • Equal opportunities facilitation
  • Life skills instruction
  • Independent initiative skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Relationship-building skills
  • Clear verbal communication skills
  • People skills
  • Schedule Management
  • MS Office
  • Problem resolution
  • Business operations
  • Customer service
Gateway Community College New Haven, CT Expected in 12/2020 Associate of Business Administration : Entrepreneurial Studies - GPA :
Work History
Santa Barbara County, Ca - Independent Life Skills Trainer
Santa Barbara, CA, 02/2019 - Current
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends.
  • Worked with Acquired Brain Injury members to understand needs, promote independence and encourage community based socialization.
  • Developed and implemented individualized treatment plans.
  • Provided group, family and individual counseling to support recovery goals.
  • Participated in multidisciplinary meetings focused on providing comprehensive assistance.
  • Gathered information about useful resources and helped coordinate referrals.
  • Spearheaded group counseling sessions to help individuals deal with Mental Health and Behavioral issues.
  • Devised and enhanced treatment strategies to promote continued progress.
  • Worked with family members to develop support networks and multifaceted coping techniques focused on client needs.
Lineage Logistics - Recovery Assistant
Smithfield, RI, 01/2016 - Current
  • Delivered individualized counseling services to clients working through issues such as mental illness and substance abuse.
  • Devised and enhanced treatment strategies to promote continued progress.
  • Evaluated patients based on mental and physical parameters discovered through interviews and standardized assessments.
  • Worked with family members to develop support networks and multifaceted coping techniques focused on client needs.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Developed communications and information for Team meetings.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving behavioral issues.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Planned activities to encourage movement, stretching and strength building.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Helped family members plan healthy meals, purchase ingredients and cook meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
  • Helped clients maintain optimal health by overseeing medication administration and all doctor's appointments.
  • Provided compassionate and patient-focused care to cultivate well-being.
  • Scheduled daily and weekly care hours for client caseload.
  • Built and maintained rapport with clients and family members to facilitate trusting caregiver relationship.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded.
  • Monitored clients' overall health and well-being and noted any significant changes.
  • Monitored and maintained cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned station and service areas.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Completed regular check-ins and progress report for each client.
  • Transported clients to and from medical appointments with safety and efficiency.
  • Maintained strong connections within caregiver community to gain continuous knowledge.
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Ran errands for customers, including shopping, and picking up other necessities.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Monitored and assisted residents through individual service plans.
  • Recorded status and duties completed in logbooks for management.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
Wash & Go Mobile Salon - Owner/Operator
City, STATE, 02/2014 - Current
  • Provided incoming visitors and guests with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Updated daily records with visitor numbers, messages and other trackable details.
  • Restocked employee and guest supplies.
  • Kept accounts in balance and ran daily reports to verify totals.
  • Recruited, hired and trained initial personnel, working to establish key internal functions and outline scope of positions for new organization.
  • Cultivated forward-thinking, inclusive and performance-oriented business culture to lead industry in innovation and push progress.
  • Developed key operational initiatives to drive and maintain substantial business growth.
  • Maintained up-to-date administrative records to monitor operational conditions.
  • Aligned branding initiatives and sales strategies with client goals.
  • Assessed financial reports and statements regularly to update processes and operations for greater profitability.
  • Crafted engaging sales copy and eye-catching graphics for inventive client presentations.
  • Inspected vehicle and equipment before and after every trip to monitor routine wear and identify larger maintenance issues.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections prior to and after completing each shift, documenting damage or issues in comprehensive reports.
  • Developed business plan, processes and procedures to provide superior products and services to customers.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.

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School Attended

  • Gateway Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Independent Life Skills Trainer
  • Recovery Assistant
  • Owner/Operator


  • Associate of Business Administration

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