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Professional Summary

I am seeking a fulfilling position where I can utilize my skills and create a meaningful impact in the lives of those who suffer from a substance abuse or mental health disorder. I am a highly-energetic, culturally sensitive, bilingual, compassionate female. My goal is to continue to live purposely to make a difference.

Bilingual in Spanish and English Reliable
Work History
Recovery Support Specialist 02/2019 to Current
Hartford Health Care/Rushford Meriden, CT
Restaurant Server/Shift Leader 01/2014 to 10/2017
Chips Family Restaurant Wethersfield, Connecticut
Intern-Volunteer 02/2015 to 07/2017
Youth Challenge of Connecticut Harford, Connecticut
Restaurant Server 02/2012 to 02/2014
International House of Pancakes Bloomfield, Connecticut
Restaurant Server General Manager 02/2006 to 02/2012
Denny's Family Restaurant Enfield, Connecticut
Certified Nurses Aid 03/2001 to 03/2003
St. Elizabeth Health Center East Hartford, Connecticut
Bachelor of Science: Human Services 2019 Springfield College - Springfield, Mass
Connecticut Training Center, Inc - Harford, Connecticut
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid USA 2019
  • Heartsaver First Aid 2019
  • State of Connecticut Certified Recovery Support Specialist 2018
  • Mental Health First Aid 2015

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Job-winning Restaurant Server resume

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Accountable college student, customer-oriented with strong history of leading high-performance teams to meet or exceed objectives. Dedicated and hardworking with internal drive to deliver excellence. Quick and effective at decision making, while maintaining excellent customer service. Hardworking and conscientious with the capacity to manage time and plan ahead to reach superior results.

06/2019 to Current
Restaurant Server Buffalo Wild Wings San Jose, CA
  • Complete thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations
  • Attend to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service
  • Apply safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers and maintain proper sanitation
  • Keep tables neat, remove dirty dishes, wipe down surfaces and refresh glasses
  • Address any concerns or complaints quickly to promote customer happiness and escalate more advanced issues to management for resolution
  • Discuss menu items and dietary concerns, note special requests and suggest appetizers or other additional items
  • Maximize team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols
  • Calculate charges, issue table checks and collect payments from customers
03/2018 to 05/2019
Hostess And Food Runner Chili's Bar & Grill Santa Rosa, CA
  • Greeted guests and patrons personally as they entered into the establishment
  • Ensured the proper setup of dining and service areas
  • Assisted servers with table settings and beverage refills during busy periods
  • Delivered entrees to tables and made sure each guest received the correct menu items
06/2018 to 07/2018
Summer Student Internship State Compensation Insurance Fund San Jose, CA
  • Looked up information with computer programs.
  • Reviewed files to check for complete and accurate information.
  • Entered information into computer databases.
  • Updated daily logs for tracking file movements.
07/2017 to 07/2018
Security Guard Urban Tactical Group San Jose, CA
  • Patrolled the facility and served as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and rule infractions
  • Reported all incidents, accidents and medical emergencies to law enforcement
04/2017 to 08/2017
Sales Associate Party City San Jose , CA
  • Greeted store customers promptly and responded to questions with knowledgeable service.
  • Completed documentation for product and service sales.
    Unboxed new merchandise.
  • Operated cash register with proficiency.
    Provided professional and courteous service at all times.
  • Worked overtime shifts during busy periods.
08/2015 to 11/2016
Youth Camp Coach Next Level Sports Camp San Jose, CA
  • Fostered a culture of good sportsmanship, cooperation and responsibility.
  • Developed each participant's fundamental skills in basketball and football.
  • Communicated program information to parents and players.
  • Provided a safe environment for practice and games.
08/2015 to 08/2016
Youth Camp Coach Legarza Sports San Jose, CA
  • Provided leadership, encouragement and motivation to campers.
  • Provided weekly camper report cards and post cards.
  • Contributed and participated in daily opening and/or closing and all-camp activities.
07/2013 to 07/2016
Youth Basketball Coach Archbishop Mitty High School San Jose, CA
  • Coached an assigned group of children with focus on skill development, safety, sportsmanship and fun.
  • Established and improved team unity and spirit.
  • Assessed player's skills, monitored players during competition and practice.
  • Modeled nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
06/2010 to 03/2017
Community Service Volunteer Sunday Friends San Jose, CA
  • Empowered and fostered positive development in children.
  • Facilitated and engaged children in educational games, and activities.
  • Provided customer service and assisted parents with purchases.
Key Skills
  • Coaching experience
  • Customer service mindset
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Active listening
  • Collaborative team member
  • Critical thinker
  • Mathematical strengths
  • Quick learner
  • Time management ability
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Energetic and organized
  • Proficient in Microsoft software
History/Law Sonoma State University Rohnert Park, CA

Honor Roll  Fall 2017 and  Spring 2018 

High School Diploma Archbishop Mitty High School San Jose, CA
Sonoma State University Intramural Basketball League
  • 2017 West Coast Athletic League Football Offensive Line Award
  • 2017 CCS Basketball Championship
  • 2017 Archbishop Mitty Varsity Basketball Coach's Award
  • 2017 Santa Clara County Alliance of Black Educators Recognition

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My goal is to obtain a position at Vinfen where I can monitor patient behaviors through therapeutic activities. I wish to utilize the vast knowledge I've obtained through my coursework to promote client health and healing by actively listening, showing compassion and offering constructive input. 
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Team player and self-motivated
  • Adaptable learner
  • Excellent time management
  • Knowledge of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
  • Understanding of diverse communities
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to de-escalate clients in a vulnerable emotional state 
Work History
The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant Server | West Hartford and Danbury, CT, locations | May 2014 - Current
  • Politely and professionally assist customers in person and via telephone.
  • Provide an elevated customer experience to generate a loyal clientele.
  • Display enthusiasm and knowledge about the restaurant's menu and products.
  • Listen to, understand, and clarify guest concerns and issues.
  • Resolve guest complaints quickly and effectively.
  • Follow all safety and sanitation polices to uphold proper health standards.
Campus and Student Center of Western Connecticut State University Student Associate | Danbury, CT | August 2012 - June 2014
  • Warmly greeted numerous visitors including students, campus staff, and vendors.
  • Improved guest satisfaction by projecting a friendly and knowledgeable attitude.
  • Educated the University community about campus locations, events, and services.
  • Maintained a clean and safe Campus & Student Center including the desk, lounge, and associated areas.
U.S. Senate Campaign Canvasser | Danbury, CT | August 2012 - November 2012
  • Confidently communicated with members of the community with a positive high energy attitude.
  • Confidentially handled objections with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Created and developed strategies to reach voters.
  • Reported my work daily. ​
Buffalo Wild Wings Hostess | Danbury, CT | September 2012 - May 2014
  • Demonstrated a genuinely inviting welcome to each entering guest.
  • Simultaneously managed restaurant waiting list, reservations, and timely table-turning.
  • Remained harmonious with team members.
  • Informed supervisor immediately of any issues. 
Bachelor of Arts Psychology Western Connecticut State University Danbury, CT | 2015
    Coursework includes 16 credit hours of Substance Abuse Counseling as well as Abnormal Psychology, Childhood and Adolescent Psychology, Community Psychology, and Motivational Interviewing.