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Diana Ards

Admissions Counselor Gary Job Corps at Management and Training Corporation

Pflugerville, TX

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• Counseling Skills for Corrections • Counseling Youths of all Ethnic backgrounds • Advised Clients of rules and regulations • Legal Document Writing and Research • Mediation Skills • Professional Writing Skills • Excellent Communication and verbal skills • Demonstrated ability to work well with others, in both supervisory and support staff roles • Demonstrates multi-tasking work performance Knowledge: Managing caseloads, determining eligibility requirements and offering referrals for other agencies. Understanding State Classification Plan and Federal laws and regulations

Work Experience

Admissions Counselor Gary Job Corps

Management and Training Corporation
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August 2009 to Present

Skills are consistent with my educational achievements with a Master's Degree in Human Resource Development. Education has allowed me to succeed in such areas as presentations, community partnerships, stakeholders, and computer related skills that have allowed me to be more efficient in my work. My education background has allowed me to have a strong understanding of rules and regulations to any organizations policy and procedures. 
 
Recruits candidates for Gary Job Corps Centers in Texas 
1 Interviews candidates 
1 Attends and Participates in Youth Career Fairs 
1 Networks with Companies to hire Job Corps Graduates 
1 Responsible for explaining all paperwork to candidates 
1 Responsible for inputting all data in Oasis System 
1 Responsible for tracking files 
1 Outreach (speaking at events that sponsor Job Corps) 
1 Explaining HIPPA rules and regulations

Admissions Counselor//Job Corps

McNeil Technologies
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November 2007 to August 2009

Achievements in my career have been independent based on retention, autonomy in my career, and efficiency on my job. I continue to excel in all areas that I am rated on. I am currently employed in a fast-paced office that requires time management, communication and organizational skills. 
 
Recruiter for Job Corps Collbran, Clearfield, Kicking Horse, Trapper Creek, Anaconda, Boxelder 
 
1 Recruits candidates for Job Corps Centers in Colorado and Wyoming Region 
2 Interviews candidates 
3 Attends and Participates in Youth Career Fairs 
4 Networks with Companies to hire Job Corps Graduates 
5 Responsible for explaining all paperwork to candidates 
6 Responsible for inputting all data in Oasis System 
7 Responsible for tracking files 
8 Outreach (speaking at events that sponsor Job Corps) 
9 Explaining HIPPA rules and regulations 
10 General Filing 
11 Customer Service (calling candidates to give general information about Job Corps) 
12 Professional speaking skills 
13 Understands multiculturalism

Full-time counselor

Division of Youth Services
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August 1996 to November 2007

• Supervision of up to 20 residents in a locked facility 
• Implementation of Rules and Regulations 
• Full-time counselor 
• Organized and maintained basic budget analysis 
• Wrote many technical legal documents 
• Monitored and managed suicidal residents 
• Conducted Assessments on new residents 
• Maintained and managed records and observation 
• Supervises high risk youths 
Volunteer Counselor at Adult Probation office under Bobbi Walters, M.S.S.W 1391 Speer Boulevard #300. Denver Colorado 80204 
 
Certified by the State of Colorado 
Certified C.P.R Training 
Certified Instructor for Pressure Point Techniques

Education

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Metropolitan State College of Denver -
Denver, CO

1996

Master's of Education in Educational Human Resource Development

Colorado State University -
Denver, CO
ITT Technical Institute -
Thornton, CO

Additional Information

Skills: Building professional working relationships, and portraying excellent verbal and organizational skills within the work place 
 
Ability: To work with very diverse populations in a fast paced environment with a general understanding of complex computer skills. Ability: to maintain confidentiality and to prioritize work and meet all my deadlines with accuracy and precision.