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Los Angeles Youth Network - Residential Counselor Resume Example

Aria Barnes

My primary objective is to gain employment within an organization where I can grow professionally and further develop my passion for working in the field of social work.

  • Time Management/ Organization Skills
  • Empathy
  • Active Listening
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Leadership Skills
  • Team Player
  • Flexibility
  • Effective Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Strong Passion for Social Work
Professional Experience
Residential Counselor 08/2014 to Present
Los Angeles Youth Network Los Angeles, CA
  • Work as part of a team that may include psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, or social workers to develop counseling programs that address the needs of individual residents.
  • Organize, supervise, or encourage patient participation in social, educational, or recreational activities.
  • Mediate interpersonal problems between residents.
  • Maintain client information in database and interview patients upon admission .
  • Complete administrative tasks, such as entering orders into computer, answering telephone calls, or maintaining medical or facility information.
  • Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes or dishes, or running errands.
  • Make regular rounds to ensure that residents and areas are safe and secure.
After School Program Leader 07/2014 to 09/2014
Compton Unified School District: ASES After School Program Compton, CA
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and policies and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Communicate with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.
Social Work Intern 01/2014 to 05/2014
Angels of Grace (Foster Family Agency) Fresno, CA
  • Interview clients individually, in families, or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
  • Maintain case history records and prepare reports.
  • Refer clients to community resources for services such as job placement, debt counseling, legal aid, housing, medical treatment, or financial assistance, and provide concrete information, such as where to go and how to apply.
  • Determine clients' eligibility for financial assistance.
  • Evaluate clients' physical or mental condition, based on review of client information.
Summer Residential Camp Counselor 06/2012 to 09/2012
Los Angeles Parks and Recreation: Camp Hollywoodland Los Angeles, CA
  • Enforce rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
  • Organize, lead, and promote interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies.
  • Encourage campers to develop their own activities and leadership skills through group discussions.
  • Meet with staff to discuss rules, regulations, and work-related problems.
  • Take residents on community outings.
Bachelor of Science: Social Work; Psychology May 2014 Fresno Pacific University - Fresno, CA Expected Degree Completion: 5/15/15
Volunteer Experience

Volunteer, Youth Opportunities High School- Compton, CA, 2010-2013

Collection Volunteer, Granny Clause Annual Christmas Toy Drive, 2009-2014

Sports Coach;Youth Mentor, Students International: Costa Rica, 2013

Youth Advocate, World Vision Inc. 2006-2007

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Previous Companies:

  • Los Angeles Youth Network
  • Compton Unified School District ASES After School Program
  • Angels of Grace Foster Family Agency

Previous Job Positions:

  • Residential Counselor
  • After School Program Leader
  • Social Work Intern
  • Summer Residential Camp Counselor


  • Fresno Pacific University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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