volunteer resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

I am a highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges with Strong work ethics, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. I work effectively unsupervised and quickly master new skills. I am a hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. I have a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. My ability to work under pressure and adapt to new situations and challenges have proven to be an asset.

  • Adaptability and Dependability
  • Computer Skills
  • Organized and Efficient
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Positive Attitude
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Relationship Building
  • Deadline Adherence
  • Attention to Detail
  • Professional Appearance
  • Self-Directed
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Project Oversight
  • Emotional Awareness
  • Quality Assurance Controls
11/2022 to Current
Volunteer Dominion Senior Living Northfield, KY,
  • Designated by staff and management to work in specified areas of the Timberlake Outreach Center due to my advanced skills in organization and direct contact with guests.
  • Followed directions from supervisors and completed tasks within appropriate timeframe.
  • Offered support and assistance to community members.
  • Established and maintained relationships with fellow volunteers.
  • Collaborated with others by contributing time, effort and talent to advance needs or further missions.
06/2007 to 01/2016
Sous Chef Augustana Care Corporation Little Canada, MN,
  • Checked quality of food products to meet high standards.
  • Streamlined kitchen processes to shorten wait times and serve additional guests.
  • Chopped and diced vegetables and fruits to stock fridge ahead of busy periods.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Monitored food products, driving quality, freshness and integrity.
  • Prepared workstations with ingredients and tools to increase efficiency.
  • Created diverse cuisines for special events and catering .
  • Monitored temperatures of prepared food and cold-storage areas.
  • Helped management stay on top of supply needs by sharing information about low or spoiled inventory.
  • Directed staff in restaurant kitchen and field to maintain department objectives, standards, guidelines and budget.
  • Created tasty dishes using popular recipes, delighting patrons and generating return business.
  • Cleaned and sanitized kitchen equipment, utensils and work stations.
06/2010 to 02/2014
Executive Chef/Kitchen Manager Resort Lifestyle Communities City, STATE,
  • Oversaw inventory and ordered ingredients to restock freezers, fridges and pantry.
  • Trained employees on cooking techniques, safety standards and performance strategies.
  • Kept kitchen equipment properly functioning by following manufacturer's operating instructions and educating staff on proper use.
  • Received, organized and rotated paper goods and food ingredients.
  • Utilized various preparation and cooking methods to create menu items in accordance with recipes.
  • Resolved problems or concerns to satisfaction of involved parties.
  • Implemented surface and equipment schedules and standards to maintain clean, neat and sanitized kitchen.
  • Inspected dining and serving areas for cleanliness and proper setup.
  • Maintained budgeted food costs using tools within inventory management system.
  • Distributed food to service staff for prompt delivery to customers.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Oversaw food preparation, production and presentation according to quality standards.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Planned kitchen staff schedules to maximize coverage and encourage collaboration.
  • Worked with vendors to establish strong relationships and maintain proper inventory supplies.
  • Interviewed, hired and supervised back of house staff.
  • Coached team members on strategies to enhance performance and improve customer relations.
  • Trained new employees to perform duties.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1995 to to
High School Diploma:
Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies - Council Bluffs, IA,
Expected in to to
: Music Education/Performance
University of Nebraska At Omaha - Omaha, NE
Expected in to to
: Culinary Arts and Management
Metropolitan Community College - Omaha, NE
  • Voted by peers for the Above and Beyond Award.
  • Voted by staff for Outstanding Job Performance at the Timberlake Outreach Center.
  • Received a Gold Status Certificate from National Career Readiness Program through Metropolitan Community College.
  • Received awards and Recognition for creative meal and dessert displays.
  • Promoted to creating menus, organizing staff, preparation and set up of all dessert displays for Corporate Grand Openings across several states in the United states.
  • Recognized as the first female Executive Chef to the Company.

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School Attended

  • Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies
  • University of Nebraska At Omaha
  • Metropolitan Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Volunteer
  • Sous Chef
  • Executive Chef/Kitchen Manager


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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