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

Program Coordinator with management experience and exceptional people skills. Versed in communication and building relationships. Desires a challenging role as an Events Manager.

Core Qualifications
  • Ability to engage partners
  • Develop programs
  • Relationship management
  • Organized and detailed oriented
  • Analytical skills
  • Youth engagement
  • Strategic planning
  • Organizational development
  • Training and development
Youth Programs Coordinator, 2013 to 06/2015
University Of CaliforniaMerced, CA,
  • Create youth programs emphasizing service learning, community engagement and personal development with students from underserved communities and schools.
  • Recruit and manage Groundwork’s signature youth development program, the Green Team, within five public schools
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with federal and other regional environmental stewardship partners and organizations
  • Plan, organize and manage several community clean ups and other large scale volunteer events
  • Generate reports on youth programs and other assignments
  • Assist with completing grant proposals and manage grants for projects and programs.
  • Provide consultation and support in the establishment of the Groundwork USA diversity goals, objectives, and strategies and develops and communicates plans to meet established goals specific to youth engagement, outreach, and employment
  • Annually supervise approximately 12 George Washington University interns
Clinical Therapist, 08/2013 to 05/2014
Camp RecoveryOld Fort, NC,
  • Provided therapeutic services to clients with Individual Learning Plans (IEP) and DSM-IV-TR diagnoses to increase awareness and skills to cope with daily stressors.
  • Conducted individual and group therapy with children and adolescents using multiple forms of technology, media, music, and the outdoors to facilitate treatment.
  • Used a variety of psychotherapeutic approaches including: cognitive-behavior therapy, client-centered therapy, and psychodynamic to assist clients with achieving treatment goals and outcomes.
  • Participated in weekly individual and group supervision with licensed Clinical Psychologist to review client files, share updates and receive guidance on how to proceed with treatment objectives.
  • Responsible for completing all necessary documentation such as treatment plans and progress notes weekly and orally reporting to site supervisors, family social workers, and/or case workers.
Youth Mentor, 05/2012 to 07/2012
Right At SchoolWest Chicago, IL,
  • Collaborated with National Park Service Cultural and Natural Resources staff and specialists from the Washington Office, the National Capital Regional Office, and National Capital Parks-East to learn skills necessary to complete task and projects for the pilot year of the Urban Archaeology Corp Program.
  • Participated in archaeological surveying at the Civil War Defenses of Washington (CWDW), Fort Circle Parks.
  • Assisted National Park Service staff with site assessments of Fort Circle Park sites.
  • Engaged in community outreach during the 1st Annual Day of Archaeology providing families with written materials and background on the surrounding landscape, archaeological techniques, and innovative projects taking place on public lands.
  • Critiqued and conducted oral history interviews with residents of Ward 7 in Northeast Washington, D.C.
Green Team Leader, 10/2011 to 2013
Keystone Human ServicesEast Haddam, CT,
  • Researched, developed, and implemented curriculum and evaluations for the Green Team program- Groundwork Anacostia's environmental education program-based on District of Columbia and individual public and charter school standards.
  • Facilitated outdoor conservation education and field science programs in a variety of classroom, outdoor, and park settings to school groups ranging in age, ethnicity, and size for K-12 as well as college audiences.
  • Experience writing grant applications and submitting applications to funding agencies and foundations.
  • Trained and advised students, volunteers, and interns in environmental education and basic teaching methods to provide middle school students with exceptional programming and mentorship.
  • Coordinated educational field trips for high school students introducing them to the following: water quality testing, identification of macro invertebrates and wildlife native to the Anacostia and Potomac River, sustainability and conservation practices, history of the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland.
  • Worked with partnering organizations on the implementation of environmental education related projects and programming.
  • Developed and presented materials and information describing Groundwork Anacostia's programming and accomplishments to federal employees, educators, and to the general public throughout the Washington, D.C.
  • Planned and assisted in facilitating teambuilding, energizing activities, and workshops for students and volunteers.
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Worker, 05/2011 to 05/2012
The Center For Therapeutic ConceptsCity, STATE,
  • Provided individual and group counseling to children and adults identified with mental health diagnosis to develop and maintain social and self care skills.
  • Assisted clients with behavioral and emotional changes to cope with stress, reduce anxiety, and improve mood.
  • Completed treatment plans and progress notes weekly and oral presentation to treatment team.
  • Assisted clients and parents of minor clients enroll in programs, clubs, and sports that also aid in meeting treatment goals and objectives.
Master of Art: Clinical Psychology, Expected in June 2014
The American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University - Arlington, V.A.
Clinical Psychology
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in May 2011
Bowie State University - Bowie, MD
High School Diploma: Business and Finance Academy, Expected in May 2007
H.D. Woodson Senior High School - Washington, DC

Business and Finance Academy

Professional Affiliations

•Member, Golden Key National Honour Society – Bowie State University—2011

  • Management Strategy Development- October 2014
  • Organizational Development and Fundraising Training- September 2014
  • QuickBooks Training- May 2014
  • Budget Development and Management Training- May 2014
  • Non-Profit Financial Management Training- May 2014
  • Youth Engagement Techniques—February 2014
  • Watershed Stewards Academy—October 2013-February 2014
  • Back Country and Wilderness Training- May 2013
  • Operational Leadership – December 2012
  • Developing and Implementing Curriculum-based Education Programs —August 2012
  • Conducting oral history interviews and transcribing—July 2012
  • Archaeological field surveying—July 2012
  • Cognitive Assessment- October 2011
  • Personality Assessment- October 2011
  • Treatment Plan Development- October 2011
  • Clinical Report Writing- October 2011
  • Clinical Interviewing- October 2011
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally at a professional level.
  • Ability to develop and conduct leadership and social skills training workshops
  • Develop and facilitate curriculum for diverse audiences.
  • Detailed knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, WordPerfect, typing - 45 wpm, various Internet programs, such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Explorer, knowledge of Internet research, basic web design, use of Quickbooks, and basic accounting, such as balancing of company checkbook, budgeting, and keeping up with invoices.
  • Detailed knowledge and use of PowerPoint.
  • Coordinated and organized community volunteer events for community and church groups, schools and universities, and corporate companies and government agencies.
  • Various methods of research (quantitative and qualitative)

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  • Bowie State University
  • H.D. Woodson Senior High School

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