Jessica Erickson
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Location: Nampa, ID, USA
School: North Dakota State University
Field of Study: Child Development

Jessica Erickson

JESSICA Erickson
2002 South State Street
Nampa, ID 83686
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OBJECTIVE
My objective is to obtain a receptionist job where I can greet and interact with individuals.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Possess strong personal communication expertise with heightened listening skills enabling me to relate to others in need and advocate for them.
Compassionate personality mixed with a dose of realism resulting in the ability to encourage and mentor others effectively.
An initiator: able to improvise, think quickly, react well under stress, adaptable to new situations, go above and beyond what is asked, flexible. Ability to interact, distract, and redirect individuals.
Natural leader with experience in training co-workers, work-team leadership, leading small and large groups of children and youth, co-directing camps, ability to address large crowds.
Intuitive of the needs of others with vast experience of providing personal care for people of diverse cultures, ages, and physical/psychological needs: ranging from infants through geriatric care.
Sensitive to both time and resources by being flexible, creative, and resourceful.
Identify milestones in cognitive development and understand how culture, environment, and genetics effects development.
Able to interact/work with individuals and families from various cultures and beliefs.
Understand how policy is influenced by demographic changes, values, attitudes, and perceptions of the well-being of children and families.
Positive personality promoting healthy, enriching environments.
Knowledgeable and continuously gaining experience at writing reports, legal documents, and composing grants and proposals.

Work EXPERIENCE
Office Assistant for Mary Kay Director in Bismarck, ND. Responsibilities: organizing product, placing inventory orders, talking to clients, fulfilling orders, taking payments, preparing for presentations, and putting together orders.
YMCA in Bismarck, ND. Responsibilities: answering phones, checking individuals in, starting memberships, filing, making copies, answering client questions, folding towels.
YWCA in Fargo ND. Responsibilities: Licensing requirements, recording and official submission of confidential children’s information, submitting child progress reports for grants currently received, implementing strategies for meeting goals and objectives of the facility, teaching in the child rooms.
Perry Center in Fargo ND. Responsibilities: Mentoring expectant mothers, teaching prenatal classes, setting goals with residents, filing for reimbursements, and transporting residents.
NDSU Center for Child Development. Responsibilities: Developing and promoting learning environments, setting up new play centers, planning/facilitating activities with the children, working with colleagues to promote higher learning, providing hygiene care and feeding of infants.

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s degree in Child Development from North Dakota State University.
Completed Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program from Hennepin Technical College.
Certified in CPR and Heartsaver First Aid by American Heart Association.

REFERENCES available upon request.