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James Teal, BSW, LBSW, C-CYFSW
2020 Newland Road, Apt. 203
Phoenix, Arizona 98765

OBJECTIVE: Seeking a social work position serving children and families in low-income neighborhoods.

Bachelor of Social Work, 2008, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
Dean’s List:  G.P.A. 3.2/4.0; Major: G.P.A. 3.3
Studies included child development, family issues, and social policy. Wrote papers on new insights into preventing child abuse; low-income family issues as they relate to children under 5; and teen violence in the southwest United States.

Camp Frost, Phoenix, Arizona
Lead Counselor (paid position), Summer 2007
Supervised a staff of four counselors serving 40 at-risk children in a residential camp. Planned and supervised activities, enforced safety policies, inventoried and ordered supplies, and worked with camp maintenance staff. Hired and trained two new counselors.

Counselor (paid position), Summers 2005, 2006
Organized activities, taught swimming, led hikes, and provided support for 10 children. Intervened in crises and resolved disputes among campers when needed.

State College Volunteer Corps, Phoenix, Arizona
Volunteer, 2005-2008
Learned more about the needs and concerns of the low-income community while tutoring at-risk elementary school children in an after school program. Also organized and supervised athletic activities and provided support and encouragement.

Freshmen Orientation Leader, Arizona State University, January—May 2007, August 2007
One of four students out of 20 applicants selected for the freshman orientation committee. Planned a week-long series of events for 500 incoming students. Led a team of five volunteers, gave presentations to students and parents, and coordinated peer advising sessions.

Philanthropy Co-Chairperson for Social Fraternity, Arizona State University, September 2006—April 2007
Organized three fundraising events and raised $3,500 to benefit three local nonprofits.

Arrowhead Community Hospital, Glendale, Arizona
Social Work Intern, January 2008—present
Assist individuals with daily living skills, social and recreational skills, and employment needs. Conduct home visits and co-facilitat a support group. Observe supervisor in client sessions. From 1995-2000, volunteered in the hospital’s retail store and restaurant.

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