OBJECTIVE To be hired as a Youth Coordinator enabling me to use skills I have developed as a result of ••••• years of experience working as a counselor with the mentally ill, homeless families and youth at risk. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS I am a compassionate and nurturing counselor with ••••• years of experience working with the mentaly ill, the homeless and youth at risk. I am especially skilled at building trust and relationship with my clients. My abilities include very developed inter/intra personal skills, setting boundaries, self esteem issues, crisis/suicide intervention, anger management, drug and alcohol counseling, in house case management, skill assesment, plan implementation, and daily log keeping. I speak, read and write mostly fluent Spanish. WORK EXPERIENCE RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR (3/••••• - 9/•••••) Washington County Mental Health, Waterbury/Barre, VT Awake Overnight Position and day/evening shifts in 2 different Residential Treatment Centers for the mentaly ill. My duties included counselling, stress/anger management, skill assessment/development, crisis prevention/intervention, trust building, boundary setting, day to day support, client safety, and daily log keeping. RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR (2/••••• - 8/•••••) Commitee On Temporary Shelter (Cots), Burlington, VT Responsible for the day to day running and maintanence of a Homeless Family Shelter. Duties included intakes, assessment, counseling, boundary setting, making sure rules were followed and assigned chores completed, accountability, child care, in house case management, and daily log keeeping . RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR (5/••••• - 4/•••••) Howard Center For Human Services, Burlington, VT I worked in a residential treatment program for the mentally ill helping them prepare for independent living . Duties included intakes, counselling, skill assessment and developement, leading groups, stress/anger prevention/descalation, crisis/suicide intervention, drug and alcohol counseling, in house case management and daily log keeping. RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR (1/••••• - 8/•••••) KINGS LAND BAY SCHOOL, Ferrisburgh, VT I worked in a residential Emergency Shelter for youth aged ••••• Resposibilities included intakes, counseling, boundary setting, problem solving, crisis intervention/resolution, suicide intervention, anger management, meal preparation, chore delegation, house maintanence and daily log keeping. EDUCATION BA Psychology Burlington College Burlington, VT ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS I spent a year in The Masters Counseling Psychology Program at Antioch College in Keene, New Hampshire, focusing on individual, group and family therapy. As part of that I did a six month Drug and Alcohol counseling internship with Champlain Drug and Alcohol. I also have developed organizational/management skills as a result of over ••••• years of experience as a theatre producer, director, actor, playwright and teacher and from being the Transportation Coordinator for The Discover Jazz Festival for many years. I have curated Art shows, and organized many artistic/cultural events. (Extensive Theatrical resume available upon request.