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relative support specialist resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary
Obtain full-time/gainful employment with St. Joseph's Indian School - specifically, to utilize my unique and varied skill sets in an education or social service setting to increase wellness and stimulate healthy learning environments for current and future students, faculty, and staff at St. Joseph's. 
Highlights
  • Natural leader
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Curriculum review and development
  • Community programming experience
  • First Aid and CPR Certified
  • Classroom management and group facilitation
  • Crisis prevention / intervention
  • Creative problem solving
Education
Washington State University Pullman, WA Expected in May 2014 BA : Elementary Education - GPA : Elementary Education Multicultural Student Services - Native American Student Center Mentor. *Student Leadership roles/elected positions for various clubs and chapter organizations, including: KuAhMah [Native American Student Union], Native American Women's Association, Future Teachers of Color. *College of Education - Kromann Book Award recipient [2006].
Northwest Indian College Bellingham, WA Expected in May 2002 Associates of Arts : - GPA : focus on Elementary Education and Student Leadership.
Accomplishments
  • Native American Teacher Preparation Program (Cooperative with WSU-Pullman).
  • Peer Mentor for Student Services, Leadership roles/elected positions for Student Body Government and Campus Activities/Clubs/Chapter Organizations, including: American Indian Business Leaders, American Indians in Higher Education Consortium.
  • Certificates Certified Facilitator: Daughters of Tradition - For Girls & Teen Girls White Bison - Portland, OR Nov.
  • 2015 Certified Traditional Native Games Facilitator - Level 1 International Traditional Games Society - Portland, OR Oct.
  • 2012 Certified Facilitator for "Mini Society" Activity/Curriculum Kauffman Foundation/American Indian Business Leaders - Coeur d'Alene, ID June 2003 Certificate of Participation/Completion for Culturally Responsive Curriculum Development Workshop sponsored by CO-TEACH - Pullman, WA June 2003.
Experience
Landmark Health - Relative Support Specialist
Everett, WA, 12/2014 - Current
  • Provide in-home and community-based services per specific contracts with MESD, DHS, and NARA NW.
  • Provide transportation for foster youth to attend Parenting Groups/Visitiations.
  • Facilitate Parent/Guardian Assessments, skill building and skill development, coordinating with caseworkers and other service providers to meet the needs of the families to increase safety for families.
  • Collaborating with the NakNuWit Team as appropriate to help in better serving the families and individuals with a holistic approach.
  • Participate with the NakNuWit Team and NARA Events Committee to provide cultural programming for the Portland Metro Communities (including: NARA New Year's Eve Sobriety Powwow, Children's Mental Health Awareness Day, the Spirit of Giving Conference, and Boo Bash!).
- Education Consultant Independent Contractor
, , 08/2013 - Present
  • Oregon/Southwest Washington Community Advocate/Liaison for social services/resources for vulnerable populations.
  • Mentor/coaching for women and girls in the local Native American communities - assisting women transitioning/re-entering the community from incarceration, from drug and alcohol treatment, or from mental health programs.
  • Developing and modifying academic/training curriculum for individual learners and specific training/orientation goals.
  • Harvest, collect, fashion/create materials, tools, and supplies for Traditional Native Games - facilitate Traditional Native Game trainings for youth/community programs.
  • Facilitate workshops and activities for classrooms, community groups, and trainings - including teaching about Native American Arts, Culture, and Heritage.
  • Karaoke/DJ for youth program activities, private contracts, and community events.
NA - Outreach Specialist
City, STATE, 05/2011 - 08/2013
  • Assist in developing and implementing marketing strategies and recruitment efforts.
  • Develop/maintain relationships with businesses, schools, faith-based organizations, government agencies, community groups, co-branded programs, and other potential sources of volunteer mentors, targeted youth participants, or community partnerships.
  • Staff recruitment tables at volunteer fairs, community health fairs, and other events.
  • Coordinate/facilitate/collaborate with the Native American Mentoring Council.
  • Provide timely and comprehensive reports and recommendations regarding work.
  • Support agency fund development events, and other duties as assigned.
  • Process volunteer inquiries and child referrals: complete data entry, follow up calls, and scheduling.
Big Brothers Big Sister Columbia Northwest - Teacher/Counselor
City, STATE, 08/2008 - 06/2011
  • Work with a team to adhere to safety protocol and meet the needs of clients/youth in a residential rehabilitation/mental health program.
  • Coordinate/lead culturally relevant/appropriate life-skills activities/groups.
  • Participate in program planning/development and work directly with clients in the milieu.
  • Utilize various computer programs to document/track client participation/progress each shift.
Professional Affiliations
Volunteer / Board Service / Committees Augustana Lutheran Church, Church Council Member since 2011 Optimist International - NE Portland Chapter, Board Member since 2012 Metro/Portland American Indian/ Alaska Native Advisory Committee - DHS ICWA Unit, Committee Member since 2012 Oregon Synod - Synod Council Member At-Large since 5/2014 Oregon Native American Chamber, Board Member 11/2011-6/2014 Native American Student and Community Center, Advisory Board Member 1/2013-5/2014
Interests
Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest - Native American Mentoring Council, Council Member 6/2011-8/2013 (Mentor/Big Sister since 2011) Bow & Arrow Culture Club, Inc - Community Participant since 1987 Interests Suicide Prevention, Wellness, Culture and Language Revitalization, Decolonization, Community and Family Healing, Art / Music / Karaoke, Quilting and Sewing, Beading, Teaching and Learning, Curriculum Development, Non-profit Board Governance, Community and Social Services, Non-profit Programming.
Skills
academic, approach, Arts, agency, Bash, Book, coaching, Color, community health, contracts, Council, client, clients, data entry, fashion, focus, government, Guardian, Leadership, marketing strategies, materials, Mental Health, Mentor, Mentoring, program planning/development, programming, progress, recruitment, rehabilitation, safety, scheduling, social services, tables, teaching, transportation, workshops
Additional Information
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest - Native American Mentoring Council, Council Member 6/2011-8/2013 (Mentor/Big Sister since 2011) Bow & Arrow Culture Club, Inc - Community Participant since 1987 Interests Suicide Prevention, Wellness, Culture and Language Revitalization, Decolonization, Community and Family Healing, Art / Music / Karaoke, Quilting and Sewing, Beading, Teaching and Learning, Curriculum Development, Non-profit Board Governance, Community and Social Services, Non-profit Programming.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Washington State University
  • Northwest Indian College

Job Titles Held:

  • Relative Support Specialist
  • Education Consultant Independent Contractor
  • Outreach Specialist
  • Teacher/Counselor

Degrees

  • BA
  • Associates of Arts

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