Residential Counselor Resume

The Residential Counselor is in charge of guiding the persons with problems to reintegrate in society and to live individually. These counselors help their clients in managing their homes, to cook, take care of the laundry and other housekeeping issues and to integrate in their community. The working hours of this counselor are relative, some stay together for a while with their clients to assist them day by day, others just visit them periodically.

When writing your resume for the position of a residential counselor, write about your most important professional and personal skills and abilities. Mention your prior work experiences and your responsibilities and duties that you performed there. Enumerate all of your personal skills, such as the great interpersonal skills, your will for helping people, your disposal to stay at your client's home if needed or your ability and patience to work with persons with mental problems.

Residential Counselor Resume Sample

Personal data:

Name: Michael Strikes
Address: 74352 Green Valley Street, Chicago
Date of birth: 12.07.1977
Phone: 311- 343- 4843
Marital status: married
Children: two


The Residential Counselor has to take care and counsel persons with problems.


Looking for a position as a Residential Counselor

Qualities and Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Love to help others
  • Good organizer
  • Open minded and dynamic
  • Knowledge of psychology
  • Able to train other people
  • Helpful and kind

Work experiences:

Residential Counselor, 2008 to present
St. Michael Education Center, Chicago
Duties and responsibilities

  • Took care of the clients in their own homes
  • Provided with help in housekeeping issues
  • Coordinated cooking programs
  • Assisted the clients during their housekeeping activities
  • Counseled clients in emotional problems
  • Helped the to integrate in the community
  • Organized programs with their family members

Residential Assistant, 2005 - 2008
Three Brothers Health Center, Chicago
Duties and responsibilities

  • Assisted the counselor in all activities
  • Organized programs for the clients
  • Trained the clients in housekeeping
  • Maintained the relationship with the families
  • Assisted the clients in their homes
  • Visited the clients periodically


Bachelor's Degree in Social Work Yellow College, Chicago
Master's Degree in Psychology, University of Chicago


Certified Residential Counselor, 2009, University of Chicago

Areas of interest:

Sociology, psychology


Adam White, 311- 343- 7594,
David Black, 311- 432- 4632,
Samantha Green, 311- 322- 9778,

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