I am currently still attending school for the Mental Health field and with that, have not worked in the Mental Health field. With this Counselor position that i am applying for. Will help myself towards gaining experience with the Mental Health field and help me get closer to starting work right out of school. Also ambitious student with excellent research, time management and problem solving skills.
Strong public speaker
Creative problem solving
Excellent time management
Excellent communication skills
Ability to provide comforting support.
Lifeguard/ Lifeguard Instructor/ Swim Instructor/ Trainer10/2012 to Current YMCA – Springfield, IL Lifeguard- I watch the pools to ensure the safety of the members and to prevent in cases of accidents or injuries.
Lifeguard Instructor- Teach new lifeguards how to do their job correctly and safely and then at the end of the class award them with their certification.
Swim Instructor- Teach clients ranging from Kindergarten to Adults how to swim correctly and also some life saving skills if they were ever caught in a situation involving large body of water.
Trainer- lead group exorcises to help members lose weight.
Cashier/Stock room07/2012 to 05/2013 Gordamans – Springfield, IL
Answered questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
Greeted customers and ascertained customers' needs.
Prepared sales slips and sales contracts.
Helped customers with questions, problems and complaints in person and via telephone.
Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays.
Verified that all customers received receipts for purchases.
Developed positive customer relationships through friendly greetings and excellent service.
Trained and served as a peer coach for new sales associates.
Counslor07/2008 to Current Lutheran High School Summer Camp – Springfield, IL I was responsible for the watch and care of 10 to 14 kids with the help of another employee. We then meet for group time and organized activities for the children to play together with the help of workers. Went on trips and insured that everyone used manners and followed the rules of our camp and the rules of the facility that we were visiting.
High School Diploma: General Studies 2010Sprignfield High School-
Top 15% of class
Associate of Science: Mental Health2011Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE)-
ILAttended for a year and then decided to move back home to where school was cheaper and i could finally decided on my degree.
Bachelor of Science: Mental HealthCurrentLincoln Land Community College -
ILCurrently attending and working towards a BS in Mental Health
Attended multiple speaking engagements and public appearances as a representative of Springfield High School GIS (Geographic Information System) Program to present the case of the program being turned into a class and also to the Illinois National Historic Society to present the Historic Site project, currently being used on their webpage. Was given award for contribution to the project.
Was inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) through my high school. Graduated with NHS colors.
Was an All Academic Athlete all four years of high school. Received the awards in Cross-Country, Track & Field, Wrestling, and Football.
I am lifeguard instructor with the National YMCA Association.