JJ Chen
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Location: Torrance, CA, USA
School: Bowling Green State University
Field of study: Social Work

JJ Chen

Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, Ohio
Bachelor of Science in Social Work May 17, 2019
Minors: Human Development and Family Studies
Minors: Communications

Changist Los Angeles, California
Team Leader November 9, 2019 - April 24, 2020
Focus on increasing youths (Middle and High School Students) civic knowledge and personal agency
Address concerns of cultural competency by exposing youth to different groups, perspectives, cultures and ideas that they may not have access to
Give youth to have a space to learn and practice civic leadership ships such as social media usage, conflict resolution and team leadership
Provide the resources to explore, serve and reflect on social justice issues
Partner with community based organizations to learn from and witness issues first hand
Engage youth with each other, work on critical issues and local agencies working toward solutions.
City Year Los Angeles, California
AmeriCorp Member July 29, 2019 - Present
Thomas Jefferson High School
Helps to close gaps in high-need schools by supporting students' academic and social-emotional development while also providing schools with the additional capacity to enhance school culture and climate
Form positive, developmental relationships with students, encourage them to come to school every day, and provide evidence-based academic and social-emotional supports for students who exhibit one or more “early warning indicators:” low attendance, poor behavior or course failure in English language arts or mathematics
Work closely with the school principal and teachers to deliver a suite of interconnected services that cost-effectively and efficiently improve student, classroom and whole-school outcome
One-on-one and small group instruction with embedded social-emotional support
Extended-day activities; after-school programming, enrichment curricula and civic projects that build and serve community

Children Resource Center Bowling Green, Ohio
Social Work Field Placement January 16, 2019 - May 3, 2019
Residential Services
Provides short term residential care, in a structured setting, for children and adolescents whose behaviors may be a danger to themselves or others
Help youth learn ways to cope with life stressors, develop positive social skills, and practice age-appropriate responsibilities
Work with the child to develop a plan to safely return home
Day Treatment
Work with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents within a structured and environment to help prevent out-of-home placements
To help maintain these children in the least restrictive environment and provide social interactions for the client
Assist in the program goals which keep children safe, keeping them in their safe home and community, and developing social skills and positive behavior
Monitor each child’s individualized set of behavioral goals and assist in the development of social, vocational, educational and recreational skills

Employment History
Target Torrance, California
Sale Floor October 26, 2019 - Present
Responsible for ensuring an exceptional guest experience in the areas of the sroe designated
Responsible to ensure guests can find what they are looking for and that the areas maintain brand standards and are in-stock
Deliver an exceptional guest experience by engaging the guest and prioritizing the guest’s need over task
Grow sales by maintaining merchandise, signs, and labels on the sales floor

Bowling Green State University Residence Life Bowling Green, Ohio
Kohl Hall Desk Clerk August 12, 2017 - May 15, 2019
Answers telephone, screens calls, and takes detailed message
Serves as reside hall office receptionist; greets residents and visitors, responds to general questions regarding the operation of the residence hall and responds to general requests for information and assistance
Refers residents’ and visitors' concerns/issues to the residence hall supervisor
Maintain and update paper records and paperwork associated with the daily operation of the residence hall office
Be aware of and monitor the residence hall’s emergency systems & procedures

McDonald’s Bowling Green, Ohio
Crew Leader/Trainer October 15, 2016 - July 12, 2019
Provided excellent customer care and conflict resolution each day
Trained new members about their roles as McDonald’s worker each day
Worked as an exceptional team player
Guaranteed quality of service through effective communication with customers
Properly recorded, prepared and delivered meal orders
Unload food and equipment boxes from the truck; organized and categories the boxes
Ensured restaurant cleanliness in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards.

Activities, Honor, Awards
Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values Indianapolis, Indiana
Sorority Representative February 7 - February 10, 2019
Discuss a discover new solutions to critical problems
Able to invest in emerging opportunities and address unmet needs in the fraternity/sorority industry
Involved with workshop to be committed to provide inclusive and accessible experiences
Work to develop better organizations by developing better individuals
Priority times and resources to support the people and initiatives most likely to affect systemic change and sustainable progress in the undergraduate fraternal and sorority experiences
Opportunity to growth and development of fraternity/sorority councils, chapters, and members by promoting leadership, educational, and values based experiences and resources for students leader
Mission to educate and cultivate students and professionals through cutting edge events and services including conferences and institutes, services immersion experiences, leadership resources, and multiple venues for networking and connecting with peers and colleagues who support the movement of fraternal and sorority

Omega Phi Alpha; Alpha Chapter Bowling Green, Ohio
National Service Sorority August 25, 2014 - May 15, 2019
Risk Management Chair August 25 - December 18, 2015
Giving a presentation of drug, alcohol, and harassing awareness seminar
Oversee the sorority members social media
Serve as a mediator for issues that arise between sisters
To develop friendship, leadership and cooperation by promoting service to the university community, to the community-at-large, to the members of the sorority, and to the nations of the world

Bowling Green State University Cru Bowling Green, Ohio
Ministry; Volunteer Leader October 4, 2014 - May 12, 2019
Guide team by loving them, serving them and caring for them
Raise up new Missional Teams to build new movements
Develop Christ-like Leaders
Ensure people have the necessary resources to live out the missional objectives
Build relationships in the community, serving and caring for the people

Young Life Toledo, Ohio
Volunteer Leader February 6, 2015 - July 31, 2018
Help students to make good choices for their academic success
Guide students in their spiritual journeys
Create and cultivate friendships with students and mentors
Mentor students throughout the process of the program