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

An invested Master's degree student dedicated to forming trusting relationships and advocating for the best interests of women and their mental health issues.

A compassionate person devoted to the well-being of others, through empathy and support.

An experienced, mature individual with an understanding of women's issues at the personal and relational level, at every stage of a woman's life.


While raising my own children, I provided childcare services in my home to neighbors' children from the ages of newborn to elementary age. I also provided caregiving and support for two elderly women with dementia.

I homeschooled my two oldest children to graduation. My youngest two were homeschooled, then transferred to the local public school to complete their education. They are adults now.

At a later time, an elderly woman lived in my home for over two years. I provided caregiving, including emotional and spiritual support, as well as assistance in her daily and overnight routines.

  • Sensitivity and Interest in Women's Issues
  • Relevant Life Experiences with Women's Issues
  • Ability to Engage with Diverse Individuals
  • Effective Oral, Written and Verbal Communication
  • Experience working with Women of all ages
  • Growth Mindset
  • Computer Proficiency with Zoom, Word, and Microsoft Office
Work History
04/2018 to Current Retail Jo-Ann Fabrics | Saint Cloud, MN, Ephrata, PA

Duties include:

  • Greeting customers that come to Organic Department
  • Helping to locate produce that customer wants and providing information about produce when requested
  • Coordinating restocking of produce to maintain attractive display
  • Being responsible for maintaining positive work environment in Organic Department
09/2015 to 04/2018 Volunteer Dominion Senior Living | Maryville, TN, Reading, PA

Duties included:

  • Interacting with customers in regard to appliance sales
  • Assisting manager with office tasks, including answering phone and taking messages
  • Cleaning appliances
06/2013 to 09/2014 Child Care Provider Archdiocese Of San Antonio | Fredericksburg, TX, Reinholds, PA

Duties included:

  • Providing daily supervision and care for elementary-aged child
  • Providing meals
  • Providing variety of enriching activities
  • Providing transportation as needed
Expected in 05/2024 Master of Arts | Clinical Counseling Alvernia University, Reading, PA GPA:

This master's program offers a generalist degree in Clinical Counseling. It provides a breadth of knowledge in various disciplines and therapeutic approaches and touches upon incorporating spirituality into counseling. It offers counseling experience in cohort triads and learning in a live classroom setting which allows for discussion and personal growth.

Expected in 04/1991 Bachelor of Arts | Liberal Arts, Family Studies/Sociology/English Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA GPA:
  • Study Abroad: Guatemala and Belize, Central America, Building relationships within the community, completion of a church building
  • Menno Simon Scholarship Recipient
  • Extracurricular Activities: Co-president, Young People's Christian Association (YPCA), Saturday Adoption participant with local youth, Traveling Work Team member, Dorm Advisor, Business Office work study

Expected in Certificates in The Following Courses: | Reading Institute of Higher Education, Reading, PA, GPA:
  • Counseling
  • Women in Ministry
  • Pastoral Care and Ministry
  • Bowen Family Systems Theory
  • Spanish
  • Beginner German (currently taking this course)

Member of the American Counseling Association since 2021.

Member of Emmanuel's House Church, Reading, PA.

Additional Information

I am interested in working with women in their various stages and circumstances of life. I am committed to helping women see their personal worth and value in life, regardless of past experiences. I have experience with motherhood, thus bringing an understanding to the unique experiences surrounding pregnancy, childbirth, and child growth and development.

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School Attended

  • Alvernia University
  • Eastern Mennonite University
  • Reading Institute of Higher Education

Job Titles Held:

  • Retail
  • Volunteer
  • Child Care Provider


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Certificates in The Following Courses:

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