Juvenile Detention Officer Resume

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Career Objective:

To provide safe custody to youth sentenced by the courts for reform and ensure their safety, well-being, and positive transformation by taking responsibilities as a juvenile detention officer in the Lemont County Juvenile Detention Center.

Summary of Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of juvenile court system and probation of juvenile offenders

  • Fundamental knowledge of counseling practices and juvenile detention management

  • Ability to supervise juveniles and inculcate good habits in them

  • Skilled in taking care of safety and well-being of juveniles under detention

  • Adept in interviewing juveniles and analyzing the root cause of behavioral disorders

  • Proficient with data entry and managing records of the detention center

Work Experience:

Juvenile Detention Officer

Noble Heart Detention Center, Lemont, IL

October 2015 – Present

  • Supervising daily activities of juveniles in center and ensuring their safety and well-being

  • Establishing policies and procedures and taking disciplinary action as appropriate

  • Transporting juveniles to medical institutions, schools, and other locations

  • Maintaining files of all the detainees and updating them as required

  • Offering individual counseling to juveniles and motivating them for change

  • Contacting family members of juveniles and updating them about reform

Juvenile Detention Officer

Clark’s Detention Center, Lemont, IL

February 2012 – September 2015

  • Determined mental state and necessary medical treatment of juveniles

  • Provided crisis and supportive guidance to juveniles

  • Cared and nurtured youth and helped them developing vocational skills

  • Conducted preventive intervention activities and helped youth from indulging in violence

  • Monitored youth at risk and provided them mental and emotional support

  • Processed paperwork required for the release of juveniles from the center


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services

    ABC University, Lemont, IL



On request.