youth counselor resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Trustworthy facilitator committed to following safety procedures to ensure child protection. Compassionate mentor demonstrating appropriate behaviors and emotions as role model for children. Seeking Youth Counselor position with organization that appreciates dedication and attention to detail.

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Crisis Management
  • Care Planning
  • Rapport Building
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Conflict Resolution
  • CPR and First Aid Certified (Infants, children and adults)
  • CPI Certified
  • ProAct Certified
  • Water Safety Trained
  • ServSafe Certified
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Cash Management Strategies
10/2019 to Current Youth Counselor Boys Town | Broken Bow, NE,
  • Maintained safe and therapeutic environment by monitoring, supervising and engaging youth in daily routines and programming.
  • Engaged with youth in recreational, treatment-focused and educational activities to encourage growth and interpersonal skill development.
  • Collaborated with counselors and parents to report youth behavior and progress.
  • Utilized de-escalation techniques aligned with trauma-informed care model, driving intervention strategy.
  • Advocated for at-risk youth individuals and promoted helpful resources and programs to foster progress.
  • Transported and supervised youth to facilitate off-site appointments and recreational activities.
  • Responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Assisted youth with practicing coping skills to achieve completion of treatment goals.
  • Monitored and cared for youth in carefully controlled environment to promote safety.
10/2018 to 2022 Child Care Worker Seven Hills Foundation | Mashpee, MA,
  • Cared for children of various ages and assisted with feeding, dressing and daily activities.
  • Assisted children in development of social, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Instructed children on good sanitary habits when washing hands, using bathroom or eating.
  • Used positive reinforcement and behavior modeling to instill discipline in children.
  • Instilled discipline and maintained order with children by using simple and commanding directives.
  • Prepared meals, snacks and refreshments for children according to dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Recorded child behavior, food and medication information for supervisors.
  • Updated detailed records for each child with information such as daily observations, meals served and medications administered.
  • Cared for children in institutional settings.
  • Applied proper methods and procedures to physically restrain juveniles.
03/2016 to 10/2018 Buyer Specialist First Citizens Bank | Chester, SC,
  • Requested pricing quotes from suppliers to determine best source of supply.
  • Participated in supplier calls to define component deliveries, meeting scheduled production dates.
  • Maintained supplier relationships to improve lead time, cost and quality.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to meet customer requirements and market demands.
  • Tracked and approved procurement plans and inventory levels.
  • Organized inventory for multiple locations and diversified product selections.
  • Researched competitors and sourced new vendors.
  • Worked with suppliers to expedite open purchase orders and shipments in-transit.
  • Negotiated with selected suppliers to obtain lowest unit cost.
  • Implemented contractual documentation into purchase order, encompassing corporate and government requirements.
  • Liaised with accounting and vendors to minimize and clear up invoice discrepancies.
  • Kept records of vendor and supplier expenditures and organized financial documents into company databases.
08/2015 to 03/2016 Procurement Specialist Judicial Branch | Orlando, FL,
  • Maintained supplier relationships to improve lead time, cost and quality.
  • Worked with suppliers to expedite open purchase orders and shipments in-transit.
  • Requested pricing quotes from suppliers to determine best source of supply.
  • Researched competitors and sourced new vendors.
  • Prepared and processed purchase orders for supplies, equipment and services.
  • Managed inventory control, material control, accounting and supply reports.
  • Applied well-developed communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills to build effective working relationships with vendors and partners.
  • Tracked orders and confirmed system lead times, delivery dates and costs.
  • Decreased spending, locating new suppliers by networking at industry markets, purchasing and designing cost-effective products and reviewing samples.
  • Reviewed and approved vendor invoices.
02/2014 to 03/2016 Temp Worker Pacific Medical Centers | Chewelah, WA,
  • Loaded and unloaded materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks and shelves by hand.
  • Prepared and completed warehouse orders for delivery or pickup according to schedule.
  • Used pallet jacks to move items to and from warehouse locations.
  • Staged and sorted multiple types of products for loading.
  • Examined packages and goods for damage and notified vendors of replacement needs.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management.
  • Packed boxes and stock using organizational guidelines.
  • Performed preventive and corrective maintenance actions to keep equipment operating at peak performance.
  • Stacked balanced and safe pallets for secure movement between warehouse stations.
  • Monitored production line for jams, pile-ups or glue not adhering properly.
07/2012 to 08/2012 Unit Counselor Girl Scouts Of America- Northern California | City, STATE,
  • Engaged children in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Provided positive and authoritative approach to guiding behavior by using age-appropriate limits and choices.
  • Delivered set curriculum to team of campers to promote engaging and fun atmosphere.
  • Developed events and programs in consideration of needs, abilities and interests of participants.
  • Planned, organized, facilitated and promoted diverse recreational programs.
2012 to 2013 Registration Representative Compassion Without Borders | City, STATE,
  • Gathered, verified and processed patient paperwork.
  • Called patients to confirm scheduled appointments and obtain additional details.
  • Delivered high-quality administrative and customer service to sustain patient and work flows.
  • Gathered, transcribed and typed medical information into charts.
  • Compiled physical and digital documents, charts and reports.
  • Greeted patients and visitors to answer questions or refer inquiries to appropriate personnel.
  • Trained new staff on office procedures, insurance processes and medical terminology.
  • Entered insurance, demographics and health history into patient database.
Education and Training
Expected in to to | Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA GPA:
  • Completed Psychology of Human Sexuality and Psychology of Aging, Dying, Death Course
Native/ Bilingual
Native/ Bilingual

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Santa Rosa Junior College

Job Titles Held:

  • Youth Counselor
  • Child Care Worker
  • Buyer Specialist
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Temp Worker
  • Unit Counselor
  • Registration Representative


  • Some College (No Degree)

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