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Jefferson Zotamba
Bachelor of Science: Accounting 2018 William Paterson University (AACSB Accredited), Wayne, NJ
  • Minor in economics with a 3.3 GPA
  • Will graduate with approximately 150 college credits (2014-2018)
  • Organizations include: Accounting Society, National Honor Society of Leadership & Success, Catholic Campus Ministry
Skill Highlights
  • Strong customer relationship builder
  • Tax Preparation
  • Time management
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent multi-tasker
  • Organizational skills
  • Mentoring
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish
William Paterson University Wayne, NJ Tax Return Preparer 02/2017 to Current
  • Assist low income individuals with preparation and reporting of tax forms 
  • Consistently maintain accurate information and comply with IRS laws and regulations
QuickChek Corporation Wayne, NJ Team Member 11/2016 to Current
  • Work as a team to insure customers are left satisfied with exceptional customer service daily
  • Be extremely quick and accurate consistently with customer monetary transactions 
William Paterson University Wayne, NJ Peer Academic Advisor 08/2016 to Current
  • Lead and advised ninety incoming freshman and transfer students in familiarizing themselves to the Costakos College of Business
  • Give advisees effective college strategies and necessities to graduate on time and efficiently
  • Received silver medal in math portion of Bergen County Academic Decathlon
  • Accepted into the William Paterson Honors College
  • Inducted into National Honor Society of Leadership and Success  
  • Received yearly scholarships from university for maintaining high GPA
  • Awarded with Cotsakos College of Business COIN scholarship
Volunteer Experience
  • William Paterson University: Attend annual volunteer activities during spring break and assist with rebuilding YMCA camp
  • WPU Honors College & Peer to Peer program: Mentor a group of students and help them transition to the university
  • St. Mary's Parish: Act as a youth leader for organization within the church and assist with event preparation
  • NJ Community Blood Services: Donate plasma cells semi-annually and help prepare for blood drives.
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Jacqueline Boratynski
Mental Health Counselor specializing in Behavior Therapy. Responsible self-starter who communicates well and is dedicated to improving the well-being of clients.
  • Superior communication skills
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Specialized training in grief counseling
  • Mood disorders specialist
  • Medicaid familiarity
  • Solution-focused counseling
  • Psychiatric population familiarity
  • Practiced in family assessments
Effectively managed caseloads of more than 2 clients at any given time.
EAOPS San Diego, CA Academic Advisor 03/2016 to 03/2017
-Acted as a role model for students by exhibiting positive behaviors.
-Conferred with parents and guardians, teachers and administrators to resolve students behavioral and academic problems.
-Assisted 20 children per station during small group learning periods.
-Supplied one-on-one attention to each student, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
Mid City Adult Learning Center Los Angeles, CA Assistant Behaviourial Counselor 12/2013 to 01/2016
-Applied the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors.
-Observed students to supply teachers with feedback regarding potential learning blocks and opportunities for support.
-Encouraged students to be understanding of and helpful to others.
-Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
Behavioral Health Services El Centro, CA Mental Health Technician 08/2011 to 09/2013
-Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
-Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
-Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Communication 2016 California Polytechnic State University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, USA

-Coursework in Psychology, Social Work and Counseling.
-Coursework in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Child Development.
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Experienced Social Worker versed in collaborating with teachers and parents to best meet each individual's unique needs. Attentive to the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of each student.

  • Career/academic advising
  • College counseling
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and/or part of a team.
  • Skilled listener able to relate to students with diverse needs. 
  • Proficient MS Office skills 
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain records and confidential documentation maintaining HIPPA/FERPA regulations.
  • Collaborative skills to aid students in navigating school systems
  • Crisis management
  • Scheduling proficiency
Case Manager
August 2015 to Current
Veterans Inc Worcester, MA
  • Assess and perform intakes of veterans to the Supportive Services for Veterans and their Families (SSVF) program.
  • Create and monitor treatment plans.
  • Communicate, collaborate and coordinate with colleagues and area resources to help clients.
  • Make appropriate referrals addressing client and stabilization needs.
  • Advocate and guide veterans to aid in housing stabilization.
  • Maintain client files for audit.
Student Success and Retention Advisor
April 2014 to August 2015
Nichols College Dudley, MA
  • Advised and counseled students on academic programs, curriculum, college academic policies and procedures.
  • Communicated with student population through a variety of methods.
  • Formed effective relationships with other student services to refer students.
  • Created positive relationships with students to enhance student success.
  • Created personalized academic actions plans considering individual needs.
  • Proactively identified and guided at-risk students building and implementing success plans and workshops.
  • Helped align academic and career goals using networking and self-awareness.
  • Provided recommendations for academic dismissals and readmissions.
  • Advocated for students and taught them how to successfully advocate for themselves.

Student Accounts Counselor
January 2010 to January 2014
Clark University Worcester, MA
  • Aided new and transfer students with school adjustment.
  • Developed working relationships with other departments to effectively help students.
  • Advised students considering transfer on financial implications.
  • Assisted students to better understand financial literacy.
  • Helped a diverse student body and families meet their own and school needs.
  • Worked effectively with students and families in understanding school billing and financing of school.
  • Managed data in several software programs.
  • Maintained documentation to meet university and federal regulations.
Academic Advisor
January 2007 to December 2010
Quinsigamond Community College Worcester, MA
  • Assisted diverse body of students to identify career and educational goals.
  • Administered various personal and career assessment tools.
  • Made referrals to appropriate sources within and beyond the college to aid student success.
  • Evaluated transcripts, placement tests and standardized tests.
  • Clarified complex admissions requirements for specialized programs.
  • Adeptly met student needs for a diverse student body including first-generation-to-college students.
  • Successfully imparted knowledge of QCC's diverse programs and program structures to students.
  • Maintained regular hours with flexible hours during peak times to accommodate student need.
  • Participated in Strategic Planning Committee and Personnel Selection Committees.
  • Worked with special program students.
  • Provided career and educational advising to participants of CMCHC grant through Training and Education Center.
Study Skills Teacher
February 2003 to February 2006
The Bancroft School Worcester, MA
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
  • Focuses on strengthening problem solving, writing and analytical skills.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
College Counselor/SAT Prep
May 2002 to August 2004
Princeton Review Worcester, MA
  • Developed relationships with colleges, diverse students and their families.
  • Composed recommendations to colleges, advised students on college essays.
  • Aided students in the financial aid process.
  • Designed and implemented programs exposing students to schools, admissions processes and requirements.
  • Tutored students preparing for SAT's
Education and Training
Social Work/ Family Therapy, 1996 Boston University Boston, MA
Bachelor of Arts : Psychology/Social Work Skidmore College Saratoga Springs , NY
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