occupational therapy volunteer resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Recent graduate with previous hands-on work in Occupational Therapy clinics at both the pediatric and geriatric level. Eagerly seeking a role as a Rehabilitation Technician where excellent patient care skills can be utilized to provide quality service.

Skill Highlights
  • Ability to handle high stress and high demand work surroundings
  • Autism spectrum familiarity
  • Empathetic and patient

  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work
  • Ability to gain new skills without difficulty
  • Good knowledge of medical terminologies
Professional Experience
Occupational Therapy volunteer, 11/2012 - Current
Six Flags, Inc. Queensbury, NY,
  • Assisted occupational therapists during appointments with clients
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, Mental Retardation and Articulation and Phonological Processing Disorders
  • Assisted patients with physical movements to help restore function and lessen pain and disability
Interviewer, 04/2011 - 04/2012
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Los Angeles, CA,
  • Collected and analyzed data of survey results ranging from simple tabulations to authoritative, in-depth narrative reports.
  • Assisted with other office administrative duties
Thoracic Cardiovascular ICU volunteer, 03/2011 - 04/2012
Interim Healthcare Anaheim, CA,
  • Assisted patients and family members as they entered the office and via phone
  • Assisted direct-care staff to best provide for the needs of patients
Research Assistant, 2011 - 04/2012
UVA Biological Timing Lab City, STATE,
  • Collaborated in a team for the research of the behavioral roles of biogenic amine neurotransmitters in the fruit fly
  • Evaluated datasets using Microsoft Excel to create reports and presentations.
  • Collaborated with team members to gather information for laboratory reports and meetings.
Volunteer, 10/2011 - 03/2012
Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center City, STATE,
  • Assisted occupational and physical therapist with direct and indirect in-patient and out-patient care
  • Participated in therapy exercises with children to help motivate and challenge them
Adult Recreational Therapy Assistant, 2011 - 2012
ARC Of The Piedmont City, STATE,
  • Participated in and helped lead weekly physical activities with patients diagnosed with cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, Mental Retardation to help with rehabilitation therapy
  • Facilitated ADLs and assisted patients with functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Biology, Expected in May 2012
University of Virginia, College of Arts and Science - Charlottesville, VA
Status -

3.38 GPA

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School Attended

  • University of Virginia, College of Arts and Science

Job Titles Held:

  • Occupational Therapy volunteer
  • Interviewer
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular ICU volunteer
  • Research Assistant
  • Volunteer
  • Adult Recreational Therapy Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science

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