Group Home Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

Looking for a group home counselor position with “Freedom House” to help residents in learning living skills and take care of their well-being by providing them timely medical intervention and other necessities.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience and knowledge of counseling residents of a group home
  • Exceptionally calm, understanding, supportive, mature, and helping nature
  • High sympathy for the problems of residents and committed to their services
  • Expert in written and verbal communication and interacting with different age people
  • Ability to foster a sense of confidence and freedom in residents
  • Skilled in solving problems of residents be it medical, personal, etc.
  • Knowledge of the cultural differences residents practice and provide service accordingly

Work Experience:

Group Home Counselor
Jesus Charity House, Seattle, WA
November 2013 – Present

  • Counseling children, youngsters, and seniors experiencing life crisis
  • Assessing residents’ mental and physical health and performing medical intervention as needed
  • Providing training on life skills and making individuals self-reliant
  • Making medical appointments for residents and administering prescribed drugs
  • Supervising residents behavior and ensuring their stability, safety, and well-being
  • Meeting individuals of the home in person and solving their emotional problems
  • Ensuring residents do not resort to harmful behavior and become friendly with other members

Group Home Counselor
Future Hope, Seattle, WA
April 2012 – October 2013

  • Intervened in conflicts and crisis situations promptly and responsibly
  • Maintained legal and other records pertaining to treatment provided to residents
  • Worked with the staff and volunteers and participated in community outreach programs
  • Responded to questions and needs of individuals and facilitated communication
  • Organized weekly meetings of staff and guided them about their duties and responsibilities
  • Assisted the staff in completing administrative duties and transportation of residents
  • Reviewed and modified policies and procedures of the home

Education:

  • High School Diploma
    St. Peter High School, Seattle, WA
    2011

Reference:

On request.