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Joseph Clark
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic employee with a solid history of achievement in customer service. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. 

  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Active Learning
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Time Management
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Clerical
  • Telecommunications
  • Foreign Language
Homeless Outreach Worker 07/2014 to 12/2014 Volunteers of America Salt lake City, UT
  • Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
  • Collect information about clients through interviews.
  • Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
  • Refer clients to community resources or to specialists as necessary.
  • Assist clients to apply for social services, including Food  Stamps, Medicaid, and Housing.
  • Interpret, translate, or provide cultural mediation related to information for community members.
  • Interview clients individually, assessing their situations and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
  • Refer clients to community resources for services such as job placement, housing, and medical treatment, and provide concrete information, such as where to go and how to apply.
Intake Specialist/Detoxification Services 07/2013 to 07/2014 Volunteers of America Salt Lake City, UT
  • Complete and maintain accurate records or reports regarding the patients' histories and progress, services provided, or other required information.
  • Participate in case conferences or staff meetings.
  • Coordinate counseling efforts with mental health professionals or other health professionals, such as doctors, nurses, or social workers.
  • Assess individuals' degree of drug dependency by collecting and analyzing urine samples.
  • Attend training sessions to increase knowledge and skills.
  • Intervene as an advocate for clients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Provide clients or family members with information about addiction issues and about available services or programs.
  • Educated family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
Receptionist 04/2012 to 01/2013 Fourth Street Clinic Salt Lake City, UT
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments.
  • File and maintain records.
  • Provide information about establishment, such as location of departments or offices, employees within the organization, or services provided.
  • Collect, sort, distribute, or prepare mail, messages, or courier deliveries.
  • Perform duties, such as, straightening magazines to maintain lobby or reception area.
  • Create, maintain, and enter information into databases.
  • Greet visitors or callers and handle their inquiries or direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
  • Complete forms in accordance with company procedures.
  • Schedule and confirm appointments for providers or supervisors.
  • Operate electronic mail systems and coordinate the flow of information, internally or with other organizations.
  • Conduct searches to find needed information, using such sources as the Internet.
Loan Officers 11/2008 to 07/2009 Buckeye Checksmart Salt Lake City, UT
  • Cash checks and pay out money after verifying that signatures are correct, that written and numerical amounts agree, and that accounts have sufficient funds.
  • Balance currency, coin, and checks in cash drawers at ends of shifts, and calculate daily transactions using computers, calculators, or adding machines.
  • Enter customers' transactions into computers to record transactions and issue computer-generated receipts.
  • Examine checks for endorsements and to verify other information such as dates, bank names, identification of the persons receiving payments and the legality of the documents.
  • Process and maintain records of customer loans.
  • Identify transaction mistakes when debits and credits do not balance.
  • Analyze applicants' financial status, credit, and property evaluations to determine feasibility of granting loans.
  • Review loan agreements to ensure that they are complete and accurate according to policy.
  • Negotiate payment arrangements with customers who have delinquent loans.
High School Diploma 06/2005 West High Salt Lake City, UT
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Previous Companies:

  • Volunteers of America
  • Fourth Street Clinic
  • Buckeye Checksmart

Previous Job Positions:

  • Homeless Outreach Worker
  • Intake Specialist
  • Detoxification Services
  • Receptionist
  • Loan Officers


  • West High

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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