kids company assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Motivated student and employer with childhood and adolescent education background. Experience with mental health and childhood and adolescent development. Mental Health first aid certification along with education in the social, emotional, learning framework. Impressive organizational, time management, and communication skills leading to positive outcomes. Works effectively with teams to develop ideas and solutions to problems. Experience with reactive behavior response.

  • Reactive Behavior Response
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Outstanding Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Parental Communication
  • Child and Adolescent Mentoring
  • Policy and Procedure Adherence
  • Program Development and Management
  • Teaching
  • Scheduling
  • Teamwork
10/2022 to Current Kid's Company Assistant Salvation Army Usa | Des Moines, IA,
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional, and social growth.
  • Organized enrichment activities to facilitate learning.
  • Conferred with parents and staff to discuss educational activities and policies.
  • Utilized positive reinforcement techniques to encourage and motivate students.
  • Assisted children in development of social, communication and problem-solving skills.
03/2022 to 01/2023 Youth Advocate Mhm Services, Inc. | Buford, GA,
  • Maintained a positive, compassionate and respectful environment for individuals to feel safe.
  • Used calm, positive and encouraging approach with youth.
  • Directed activities to promote growth in mental, emotional and educational areas.
  • Improved children's behavior through coping skills and other therapeutic interventions.
  • Responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Completed detailed documentation of care coordination.
  • Applied clinical and behavioral knowledge to maintain safety during crisis moments.
  • Collaborated with counselors and parents to report youth behavior and progress.
  • Utilized de-escalation techniques aligned with trauma-informed care model, driving intervention strategy.
08/2021 to 05/2022 Mental Health Intern The League For People With Disabilities | Sabillasville, MD,
  • Maintained confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
  • Collaborated with mental health professionals and other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans.
  • Assisted individuals with stress management, self-esteem and issues associated with emotional and mental health.
  • Encouraged clients to express feelings and discuss happenings in life to help develop insight into themselves or relationships.
  • Modified treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in clients' status.
  • Assessed patients for risk of suicide attempts or harmful behavior toward others.
05/2019 to 09/2021 Camp Counselor Heritage Auctions | Irving, TX,
  • Collaborated with other camp counselors to design fun and enriching learning activities for campers.
  • Instructed participants on activities' goals, procedures, and safety considerations to promote beneficial outcomes for all campers.
  • Taught campers outdoor-focused skills such as leadership and teamwork to increase campers' self-reliance and confidence.
  • Delivered first aid for accidents and injuries in compliance with established procedures to promote campers' well-being and health.
  • Followed established emergency procedures to enable the best possible resolution of incidents.
  • Trained staff members on conducting events and following safety procedures.
  • Kept track of allergies and dietary restrictions.
  • Supervised camper activities to address behavioral issues and promote fun, safety and inclusivity.
  • Provided clear instruction to activity and program participants to deliver fun and safety.
06/2017 to 08/2018 Receptionist Cifelli's Salon And Spa | City, STATE,
  • Kept reception area clean and neat to give visitors a positive first impression.
  • Greeted incoming visitors and customers professionally and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Used quick response and dynamic service skills to build relationships with clients
  • Greeted guests at the front desk and engaged in pleasant conversations while managing the check-in process.
  • Received packages and mail at the front desk and dispersed them to the correct employees.
  • Kept accounts in balance and ran daily reports to verify totals.
  • Maintained financial accuracy by collecting deposits, fees, and payments.
  • Confirmed relevant guest information and payment methods.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2024 to to Master of Social Work | University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN GPA:
Expected in 05/2022 to to BSW | Social Work University of St.Thomas, Saint Paul, MN GPA:
Expected in 05/2018 to to High School Diploma | Prior Lake High School, Prior Lake, GPA:
  • First Aid Certified
  • Mental Health First Aid Certified
  • Graduated with a BSW with Honors
  • Trained counselors in de-escalation techniques and strategies for reactive behaviors

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School Attended

  • University of St. Thomas
  • University of St.Thomas
  • Prior Lake High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kid's Company Assistant
  • Youth Advocate
  • Mental Health Intern
  • Camp Counselor
  • Receptionist


  • Master of Social Work
  • BSW
  • High School Diploma

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