Residential Youth Worker Resume Sample

Updated March 11, 2017


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Residential Youth Worker Resume Sample



Tia Welsh

6652 Robertson Road | Rumney, NH 03002 | (000) 484-2412 | tiawelsh @ email . com


Performance Profile
Over 9 years of experience working in a residential facility for the youth. A responsible and self-confident individual who effectively assists in building relationships and increases community inclusion opportunities for assigned wards.

Professional Skills
• Well-versed in handling assessment, goal setting and program planning activities such as individualized support plans
• Deeply familiar with evaluating the needs of clients, and develop short term and long term plans to meet them
• Demonstrated ability to review and evaluate each client’s progress and make required adjustments
• Proven ability to support individuals to function more independently in their homes or workplaces, and within the facility

Areas of Expertise
Needs Assessment ~ Progress Monitoring ~ Personal Support Networks ~ Vocational Activities ~ Appointments Accompaniment ~ Communication Methods ~ Relationships Facilitation ~ Nutritional Support ~ Treatment Plans Management ~ Facility Upkeep ~ Program Planning ~ Crises Management

• Successfully placed all assigned clients in specific communities, after successful rehabilitation.
• Increased public awareness regarding child and youth problems, through a series of informational programs.
• Singlehandedly created a policy manual for all clients who were part of all residential programs within the residential facility.
• Introduced a dynamic needs assessment program, which could easily be tweaked to meet the individual requirements of each client.


Residential Youth Worker
Crossroads Program, Rumney, NH | 6/2012 – Present

• Assess each assigned client to determine his or her needs for community rehabilitation and inclusion
• Create and implement individualized plans to meet the requirements of each client
• Meet with each client on a regular basis to identify and discuss any problems or issues
• Provide support and advice through well-placed counseling services, in a one on one or group sessions
• Refer to clients to appropriate specialists or community agencies, depending on their individual requirements
• Act as an advocate of assigned clients, in front of families and government departments
• Ascertain that the residential facility is conducive to clients’ wellbeing and health
• Intervene in crises situations, placing special focus on clients’ safety and emotional wellbeing

SOS Children’s Village, Rumney, NH | 2/2008 – 5/2012

• Engaged children in conversation to determine their specific needs and wants
• Communicated requirements to the management, and followed up to ensure that they were met promptly
• Assisted in planning programs to focused on the specific needs of each child within the program
• Organized group activities to encourage children to be more social and take part in sports and recreation
• Handled emergency situations such as accidents or injuries within the facility

High School Diploma
Rumney High School, Rumney, NH | 2007