pastor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Dedicated Counselor specializing in case management, situational assessments, conflict resolution and exceptional communication. Compassionate person who actively listens and builds trust to help clients resolve personal issues and achieve life goals. I am effective at working with clients and families who may be in crisis. Acts as a sympathetic guide and advocate to help them navigate complex and stressful situations. Meticulous at details, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Broad industry experience includes Healthcare, Finance and Legal. I am looking to further what I have learned and taking my ability to another level.
  • Ability to de-escalate clients in another vulnerable emotional state
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience with diverse populations
  • Experience with prison population

Ability to maintain required clinical records.

Excellent team player and community builder.

Experience working with adults

Work History
07/2007 to Current Pastor Crystal Hot Sauce | Belle Point, LA, I am the Senior Pastor of the First United Pentecostal Church in Oak Grove, LA. I oversee the finances of the church, direct the daily operations of the church, counsel members and people in the community, have a Grief Recovery Group that helps people deal with grief, when needed, Marriage Counseling and we have a Marriage Retreat every February.
05/2004 to 05/2007 Truck Driver Crystal Hot Sauce | Belle Point, LA, I was a owner/operator and the manager of a trucking company. I overseen the operations of the trucks and the drivers. I coordinated the drivers runs and made sure the drivers delivered the freight on time and in an timely fashion.
08/1999 to 05/2004 Truck Driver Bumper To Bumper Auto Parts | City, STATE, I had a route that I delivered auto parts to stores at night. I drove out of the warehouse on Booth Street in Monroe LA. It changed companies several times during this period. My job was to drive about 500 miles a night and deliver the materials in a timely fashion.
09/1998 to 05/2007 Marriage Group Leader and Counselor. Souls Harbour United Pentecostal Church | City, STATE, My duties was to counsel families in the church concerning matters that pertained to Marriage. I also done the counseling for the church members under the direction of Pastor Jimmy Masters. I directed a Marriage Retreat every year that seen a attendance of about 30 couples every September. This was a part time position and as needed.
Expected in 2016 to to Bachelor of Science | Psychology University of Arkansas at Monticello, Monticello, Arkansas GPA:
I am a lifetime member of PSI Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology. I am also a member of The American Association of Christian Counselors. I was Vice-President of the Psi Chi Honor Society at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
I have State of Louisiana certification in Safe-Talk, which is certification to help those who are experiencing suicide. I have a certification from the State of Louisiana in Hope and Healing, which offers hope to those suffering from Substance Abuse and Mental Health. I have a Certification in Helping People God's Way from American Association of Christian Counselors. I have a Certification for Marriage Works, from The American Association of Christian Counselors.

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School Attended

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello

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  • Pastor
  • Truck Driver
  • Truck Driver
  • Marriage Group Leader and Counselor.


  • Bachelor of Science

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