Stephanie S.

$15.00 / hr

1. I am not yet a Caregiver, but I have been a caregiver for years. Past employments in the field of Human Services have benefited from my innate compassion for those in need and I have gained from them a knowledge of how to ensure the safety and usefulness of my caring nature. 2. I would like to be a Caregiver because I know I felt fulfilled when I worked in a group home for disabled individuals. God has given me so much and I have a responsibility to lovingly assist those who can benefit from my aid. 3. I am proud of graduating college (UConn '09). I assumed that I would finish college and I was ce rtainly on track to do so until I was in a serious car wreck the summer before my senior year. I was incredibly blessed to regain the ability to be a student and to be allowed to complete my last seven classes while I lived at home ( I was not able to live by myself.) The fact that I almost did not graduate makes me value it and take pride in it. 4. I am determined. I do everything in my power to complete the assignments I am given. In Human Services, I have seen that attempts done with love are the most successful, so I often use a spirit of love to accomplish what I'm charged with. ... more

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PreK Assistant

Immanuel Lutheran School

Mar 2013 - May 2014

I assisted the head teacher of a large preschool classroom in guiding young children to meet developmental goals. I provided individual attention where I saw the need for it and where protocol demanded it and always showed the children love.

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Life Skills Instructor

Ability Beyond Disability

Jul 2010 - Dec 2012

Care for disabled residents of a group home in rigorous accordance with their individually-developed protocol for safety and growth.

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Job Coach

Goodwill, Inc.

May 2012 - Nov 2012

I helped people struggling with disabilities to secure and maintain employment at various sites in the community. I used careful observation and negotiation skills to do so. (This was an internship.)

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Caregiver

Perception House

May 2007 - Jul 2007

I supervised and interacted with residents of a drug rehabilitation house in ways to aid their recovery from substance abuse. I had to carefully document house activity for legal reasons and to communicate with other staff.

Education
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BA Psychology

2004 - 2009 Storrs CT