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Firstep Mens Work Recovery Center - Residential Advisor Resume Example

Samuel Lewis
  • XXXX XXXX XXXXXXX, Oklahoma City, OK 73119
Professional Summary

Responsible Residential Adviser proficient in residential treatment and work training coordination. Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence. Two years of experience in the field of drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Coordination
  • Time Management
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Persuasion
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Active Learning
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Clerical
  • Administration and Management
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Instructing
  • Education and Training
  • Transportation
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Telecommunications
  • Food Production
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Repairing
  • Equipment Selection
  • General Maintenance
Residential Advisor, 03/2014 to 01/2015
Firstep Men's Work Recovery Center Oklahoma City, OK
  • Enforce rules and regulations to ensure the smooth and orderly operation of dormitory programs.
  • Provide emergency first aid and summon medical assistance when necessary.
  • Mediate interpersonal problems between residents.
  • Make regular rounds to ensure that residents and areas are safe and secure.
  • Observe residents to detect and report unusual behavior.
  • Communicate with other staff to resolve problems with individual residents.
  • Counsel residents in the handling of issues such as family, financial, and educational problems.
  • Collaborate with other staff to develop counseling programs that address the needs of individual students.
  • Develop and coordinate educational programs for residents.
  • Develop program plans for individuals or assist in plan development.
  • Hold regular meetings with staff and residents..
  • Compile information such as residents' daily activities and the quantities of supplies used to prepare required reports.
  • Administer, coordinate, or recommend disciplinary and corrective actions.
  • Confer with medical personnel to better understand the backgrounds and needs of individual residents.
  • Chaperon group-sponsored trips and social functions.
  • Process contract cancelations for residents who are unable to follow residential policies and procedures.
  • Answer telephones, and route calls or deliver messages.
  • Provide transportation or escort for expeditions such as shopping trips or visits to doctors or dentists as well as court appearances.
  • Order supplies for facilities.
  • Determine the need for facility maintenance and repair, and notify appropriate personnel.
  • Assign beds to clients.
  • Sort and distribute mail.
  • Accompany and supervise residents during meals.
  • Inventory, pack, and remove items left behind by former residents.
  • Assisted in the managing of the work training program.
Resident, 01/2013 to 03/2014
Men's Firstep Oklahoma City, OK
  •  As a resident at Men's Firstep I participated in various work training assignments, including but not limited to: manual labor, heavy equipment operation, kitchen preparation and management, answering phones, Microsoft office, and assisted in management of the office.
  • Lead recovery based meetings.
  • I was involved in various community service projects.
  • Attended relapse prevention, parenting, anger management, and financial stability classes.
  • Created and developed a group responsible for assisting the residents recovery and leading orientation classes for the new residents.
Owner, 01/2012 to 01/2013
Self-Employed Oklahoma City, OK
  • Owned and operated my own scrap metal service company.
  • Managed six employees, two trucks, two trailers financial investments and various clients.
  • Maintained vehicles, trailers, and other various tools for cleaning scrap metal.
GED: General, May 2010 Thunderbird Youth Academy - Pryor, OK
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Previous Companies:

  • Firstep Mens Work Recovery Center
  • Mens Firstep
  • Self Employed

Previous Job Positions:

  • Residential Advisor
  • Resident
  • Owner


  • Thunderbird Youth Academy

Level of Education:

  • GED

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