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Harambee House - Residential Advisor Resume Example

Luke Young
Professional Summary
Caring, easygoing, hardworking, servant-hearted and reliable mother, grandmother and foster parent. I have over 30 years experience mentoring, motivating and ministering to children, teenagers and young adults. I have had rewarding experiences as a Childcare Provider, Teen Parent Adovact (YMCA), Job Crop Supervisor, Drug Elemation Coordinator (HUD), In School Suspension substitute teacher (D.A.T.E.), Scripture Memory Instructor, National Day of Prayer and Community Bible Read-a-thon Coordinator (Langston University's BSU). It is my life's purpose to help motivate children, teens and young adults to understand and accept that when God spoke Jeremiah 1:5 He was speaking to them.
  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Active Learning
  • Negotiation
  • Time Management
  • Service Orientation
  • Troubleshooting
Residential Advisor 10/2010 to 07/2014
Harambee House Chicago, Il

  • Enforce rules and regulations to ensure the smooth and orderly operation of residential 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 students to detect and report unusual behavior.
  • Communicate with other staff to resolve problems with individual students.
  • Counsel students in the handling of issues such as family, financial, and educational problems.
  • Develop program plans for individuals or assist in plan development.
  • Provide requested information on students' progress and the development of case plans.
  • Supervise students' housekeeping work to ensure that it is done properly.
  • Chaperone group-sponsored trips and social functions.
  • Process contract cancellations for students who are unable to follow residential policies and procedures.
  • Provide transportation or escort for expeditions such as shopping trips or visits to doctors or dentists.
  • Determine the need for facility maintenance and repair, and notify appropriate personnel.
  • Assign rooms to students.
  • Inventory, pack, and remove items left behind by former residents.
  • Sort and distribute mail.
  • Develop program plans for individuals or assist in plan development.
  • Supervise the activities of housekeeping personnel.
  • Coordinate or recommend disciplinary and corrective actions.
Substitute Teacher/Tutor/Before & After School Instructor 08/2007 to 05/2011
Dekalb Academy of Technology &the Environment Charter School Stone Mountain, Ga
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their resource needs.
  • Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Read books to entire classes or small groups.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
Owner/Provider 03/1979
Grandma's House Christian Family Daycare LLC Chicago, IL
  • Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities and policies, and students' behavioral or learning problems.
  • Plan, direct, and monitor instructional methods and content of educational and student activity programs.
  • Teach classes and provide direct care to children.
  • Determine allocations of funds for staff, supplies, materials, and equipment, and authorize purchases.
  • Determine the scope of educational program offerings, and prepare drafts of program schedules and descriptions, to estimate staffing and facility requirements.
  • Review and evaluate new and current programs to determine their efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with state, local, and federal regulations, and recommend any necessary modifications.
  • Set educational standards and goals, and help establish policies, procedures, and programs to carry them out.
  • Mentor, Motivate and Minister to parents, guardians and extended families.
Psychology/Home Economic Langston University - Langston , OK
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Previous Companies:

  • Harambee House
  • Dekalb Academy of Technology &the Environment Charter School
  • Grandmas House Christian Family Daycare LLC

Previous Job Positions:

  • Residential Advisor
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Tutor
  • Before & After School Instructor
  • Owner


  • Langston University

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