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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Life Skills Instructor devoted to promoting personal growth in individuals with learning difficulties and physical limitations. Focused on empowering others and boosting self-confidence. Good scheduler and motivator with organized approach to moving clients toward fulfilling and independent lives.

  • Personal Hygiene Practices
  • Inspiring clients
  • Client documentation
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Goal Setting
  • Meal Preparation
  • Case Note Documentation
  • Life skills counseling
  • Social Behaviors
  • Facilitating seminars
  • Apartment Maintenance
  • Laundry Processes
  • Kitchen Safety
  • Menu planning
  • Public speaking
  • Online training experience
  • Data organization
Work History
12/2019 to Current
Life Skills Trainer Boys Town Missouri Valley, IA,
  • Taught individuals with learning or physical difficulties to use technology such as computers, tablets and mobile phones.
  • Offered training on personal hygiene and grooming skills, including showering, brushing teeth and shaving.
  • Intervened in crisis situations to provide counseling and support.
  • Helped to integrate clients in local community by teaching important social and work-related skills.
  • Administered medications and helped clients set reminders to learn how to take important medications according to schedule.
  • Promoted proper sanitation by training on important cleaning tasks in kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Educated clients about important nutritional habits and how to plan healthy meals.
  • Customized strategies based on individuals' goals and strengths and offered each positive reinforcement to continue progress against goals.
  • Modeled positive behavior skills as well as good problem-solving and relationship-building abilities to improve clients' social integration.
  • Trained and mentored 5 new personnel hired to fulfill various roles.
01/2018 to 11/2018
City Carrier Assistant Fedex Cross Border Keasbey, NJ,
  • Explained mail regulations, policies or procedures to postal customers.
  • Planned and cased mail in sequence of delivery for designated route.
  • Operated vehicles and equipment to transport packages and mail pieces.
  • Collected mail from letter boxes on specific route both on foot and by vehicle.
  • Worked closely with other employees in mail office and handled various administrative tasks.
  • Sorted and placed mail into mailboxes and post office boxes with high levels of accuracy.
  • Directly interacted with customers to deliver mail, packages and ordered goods.
  • Loaded and secured items in trucks to avoid damage to parcels during delivery.
  • Inspected truck equipment and supplies and reported problems and safety hazards to supervisors following each shift.
  • Communicated customer complaints, requests and feedback to company management for swift resolution.
  • Greeted customers and answered questions regarding mail pick up times, postal regulations and delivery costs.
  • Helped customers by carrying oversized parcels inside residences.
  • Collected deposits, payments, and fees for services.
  • Recording shipping information for packages, materials, or internal correspondence.
02/2015 to 06/2017
Recreation Assistant Department Of Agriculture South Lake Tahoe, CA,
  • Maintained order among participants and spectators to enforce conduct rules conformance.
  • Inspected and cleaned equipment and supplies to maintain operational standards.
  • Responded to public inquiries to provide information about programs and facilities.
  • Administered program surveys and evaluations to participants to measure facility performance.
  • Opened, closed, and secured facilities at prescribed times to accommodate scheduled activities.
  • Collaborated with staff to create recreation offerings and facilitated communication about new programs to generate involvement.
  • Planned weekly activities schedule for assigned group and facilitated smooth transitions for on-time arrival.
  • Performed clerical duties, including registering participants and answering specific event inquiries.
  • Transported and escorted program participants to and from activities and on field trips.
08/2013 to 07/2015
Child Youth Program Assistant Joann Banks CDC Fort Belvoir Base City, STATE,
  • Assisted with youth development and other recreation programs to improve quality of camper experience.
  • Communicated effectively with children, fellow staff members and parents by utilizing active listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Delivered high level of care, assistance and supervision to children in compliance with organization's rules and policies.
  • Communicated frequently with campers and parents to meet camper needs and achieve high satisfaction ratings.
  • Recommended activities, equipment and supplies for programs and identified vendors to furnish materials.
  • Created and implemented standard operating procedures for records handling.
  • Conducted thorough research using diverse resources to assist professional staff with routine and special project tasks.
  • Identified and recommended changes to existing processes to improve accuracy, efficiency and quality service.
  • Kept reception area clean and neat to give visitors positive first impression.
  • Facilitated timely delivery of special projects to meet organizational and departmental objectives.
  • Maintained daily reports and advised executive leaders in decision-making processes.
  • Maintained office supplies inventory by checking stock and ordering new supplies as needed.
  • Assisted coworkers and staff members with special tasks on daily basis.
  • Managed office inventory by restocking supplies and placing purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.
Expected in 12/2020
Associate of Arts: Social Work
University of District of Columbia - Washington, DC,

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  • Life Skills Trainer
  • City Carrier Assistant
  • Recreation Assistant
  • Child Youth Program Assistant
  • Associate of Arts

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