Child Life Volunteer Resume Samples

A Child Life Volunteer helps young children with recreational activities and provides a comfortable and non-threatening environment for the children. Working under the direct supervision of a Child Life Specialist, these volunteers accomplish the following tasks described on the Child Life Volunteer Resumeassisting the specialists by keeping the toys clean and sterile, arranging the shelves, stocking the shelves with toys, preparing for events, and activities, interacting with children and monitoring them carefully, and informing the parents about their child’s progress and development.

Those in this field normally possess the following skills and abilities – strong communication skills, the ability to cope with emotionally challenging situations, multitasking abilities, knowledge of understanding the children’s common wants and needs, and strong attention to detail. Formal education is not mandatory for this role.

Child Life Volunteer Resume example

Child Life Volunteer Resume

Objective : To secure a Child Life Volunteer position in serving children and families in a hospital setting or school setting, Assist Director with Child Life Services regulatory compliance, Providing oversight of the Big Apple circus Clown Care program.

Skills : Office Management, Proficient in Microsoft Office, Interpersonal .

Description :

    1. Supported child life staff in providing diverting activities to hospitalized children ages 0-18.
    2. Initiated the patients to play individually or in group settings.
    3. Supervised patients in the playroom.
    4. Provided emotional support to children prior to and after invasive medical procedures.
    5. Maintained playroom cleanliness and organization.
    6. Provided parents with opportunities to rest.
    7. Provided fun and purposeful activities for siblings.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's


Child Life Volunteer Resume

Headline : To secure a Child Life Volunteer position in a pediatric setting to utilize my knowledge of child life and developmental theory as a positive contribution to the interdisciplinary team, Assisting Director to develop, implement and evaluate services, programs, policies and procedures, and performance standards to achieve departmental goals.

Skills : Public Speaking, Researching.

Description :

    1. Helped Certified Child Life Specialists in activities that are both mentally and physically appropriate for both patients and their siblings.
    2. Creatively gathered and led both large and small group activities.
    3. Kept the playrooms clean, safe, and organized for the children to play in.
    4. Interacted with child's play and encourage those that are able to join in the activity.
    5. Interacted with patients and families, Child Life Specialists, Physicians, nurses and other volunteers in a positive manner.
    6. Made play dough, attend SibShops, help patients and their siblings with projects to beat the boredom, use kid friendly but factual language when talking to children, and listening to their stories and dreams.
    7. Shadowed a Child Life Specialist.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In HDFS


Child Life Volunteer Resume

Objective : Looking to obtain a full-time Child Life Specialist position. Highly passionate professional with 15 years teaching elementary school age children. Energetic, insightful, resourceful educator dedicated to assisting children identify and enhance their unique potential for academic and personal achievement.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Volunteer.

Description :

    1. Primarily played room attendant and provide support to the child life specialists in areas that they need such as watching a baby or cleaning toys as well as interacting with children both in the playroom and at bedside by participating in various activities that are expressive centered.
    2. Helped normalize the child's environment in an otherwise chaotic setting.
    3. Worked with not only the children that were in the hospital, but with the siblings and families as well.
    4. Experienced that impacted me the most was working with a mother and daughter in arts and crafts as a type of distraction to make the environment more positive and the daughter at one point said that this was the best place ever and she never wanted to leave and that really stuck with me because I was able to lift her spirits and make a positive and safe environment in which she could express herself and feel calm.
    5. Used Organization, punctuality, hard work, people skills, flexibility, ability to think and act quickly, communication, patience and understanding, leadership, ability to follow directions and take initiative among other things.
    6. Provided activities and support to patients and families, helping them adjust to the hospital and ease the stress and anxiety associated with a hospital stay.
    7. Provided support, distraction and preparation for all types of procedures and tests.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Child Life Volunteer Resume

Headline : A flexible and always ready to work. I have great communication skills and love working with people and children. I take my job very seriously and professionally, Implement strategic plan through management of day-to-day operations of child life services; troubleshooting operational issues and develop action plans to resolve, Collaborating with Director on significant operational issues/barriers.

Skills : Microsoft Office, SPSS, Google Docs, Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Basically walked around the floor, checking up on patients.
    2. Gave the patients a more welcome and better environment during their hospital stay.
    3. Filed all the patients that are in the hospital, explaining to patient's parents what play therapy was and how it can help a child while they are staying in the hospital.
    4. Interacted with children and teens from newborns to twenty-one year olds.
    5. Helped patients feel more secure of themselves and meaning of not giving up.
    6. Worked with patients in oncology, intensive care, and cardiology/neurology.
    7. Helped to ensure patients were comfortable, entertained, and attended to.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Sociology

Child Life Volunteer Resume

Headline : Have various work experience in my fields of study in child development and business administration. I have closely worked in pediatrics in the hospital by volunteering in child life. I have worked with mental health and children with a range of ages. I have also worked closely with families and children by peer tutoring. I also done extensive work in customer service as well as in call center in which I have dealt with various scenarios as well as with families, children as well as management and coworkers.

Skills : Customer Service, Microsoft Office, Computer, Communication, Clerical, Phone, Media Relations.

Description :

    1. Assisted pediatric patients in storytelling, arts and crafts, playing games.
    2. Provided a warm and responsive environment for the patients.
    3. Assisted pediatric patients to their hospital rooms Help patients carry their IV'S.
    4. Cleaned and disinfected toys for patient's health.
    5. Formed relationships with patients to help attenuate feelings of isolation.
    6. Developed age-appropriate activities for patients.
    7. Helped normalize a child's day by encouraging play, offering social activities and supporting growth and development.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Minor In Business Administration

Child Life Volunteer Resume

Objective : Seeking a fulfilling Child Life Volunteer position that offers growth opportunities and allows me to utilize my skills and experience. Successful customer service experience in a childcare setting. Computer literate - can quickly learn new software. Quickly learn procedures and methods. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Demonstrated accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work well in team environment.

Skills : Costumer Service, People-Friendly, Microsoft Word, Cash Management.

Description :

    1. Provided developmentally appropriate information to children, parents and siblings.
    2. Organized and facilitated activities for patients.
    3. Supported therapeutic play to aid the emotional and social development of patients.
    4. Collaborated with nurses Long Beach, CA and child life specialist to promote a nurturing atmosphere for patients and families during hospitalization.
    5. Trained observer of children and families in stressful situations in the hospital Identified the physical, emotional, and social needs of children.
    6. Provided support to children ages one and older prior to and after invasive medical procedures.
    7. Assessed the effects of illness and hospitalization on the coping abilities of pediatric patients and their families.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                2-5 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Executive
                                Education
                                Education
                                GED

                                Child Life Volunteer Resume

                                Objective : Child Life Volunteer with 4 years of experience in communicating with medical nursing, medical team, and hospital volunteers about patient care issues to insure continuity of care, Advocating for patient and family needs within the hospital, Organizing patient care conferences when complex issues arise.

                                Skills : Type Fast, Fluent In Spanish.

                                Description :

                                  1. Provided one-on-one 1:1 play activities for children in the inpatient units Supervised playtime in the playroom and cleaned toys Professional .
                                  2. Collaborated with the health care team to develop a plan of care to promote coping and adaptation that meets the individual needs of the hospitalized child.
                                  3. Provided opportunities for normal play activities based on the assessed developmental and physical capabilities needs of the hospitalized child.
                                  4. Provided developmentally appropriate preparation for planned medical procedures and interventions.
                                  5. Utilized medical and healthcare play for education and coping.
                                  6. Provided emotional support to patients and their families during stressful experiences.
                                  7. Utilized stress reduction techniques to facilitate coping.
                                                        Years of Experience
                                                        Experience
                                                        2-5 Years
                                                        Experience Level
                                                        Level
                                                        Executive
                                                        Education
                                                        Education
                                                        High School Diploma

                                                        Child Life Volunteer Resume

                                                        Objective : Seeking a full-time permanent Child Life Volunteer position to obtain more challenging responsibilities and experience to assist me in obtaining my professional career objectives in the future. In addition, I would like to be given the opportunity to utilize my computer, communications, and problem solving management skills.

                                                        Skills : Psychotherapy, Case Management, Crisis Intervention, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Play Therapy, Social Work.

                                                        Description :

                                                          1. Implemented age-appropriate play, recreational, and supportive activities for children Interacted with patients in their rooms at bedside when needed,.
                                                          2. Responded to consults with other health team members on patient and family needs
                                                          3. Documented child lift activities and intervention's
                                                          4. Ordered and maintained supplies and equipment and participate in securing and managing budget and resources.
                                                          5. Planed and coordinated special events, programs and guests.
                                                          6. Trained and supervised child life volunteers.
                                                          7. Provided in-service and educational presentations as appropriate.
                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                    Experience
                                                                    2-5 Years
                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                    Level
                                                                    Executive
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Master Of Social Work

                                                                    Child Life Volunteer Resume

                                                                    Summary : Over 16 years experience working with newborns to seniors in a variety of direct service settings. Six years experience caring for children, adults and, seniors with special needs. 200+ hours experience working with hospitalized children, newborns through young adults. Effectively bridges communication across cultural and language differences.

                                                                    Skills : MS Word, MS Access, Speed Typing, Dropbox, Google Docs/Drive, Excellent Organizational , Exceptional Time Manager, Outstanding Multi-tasker, Work Well Independently, Strong Interpersonal , Proven Ability As A Team Player.

                                                                    Description :

                                                                      1. Supported patients and family members by providing emotional guidance and educational materials regarding what would be taking place during and after .
                                                                      2. Advocated for children and family’s needs within the hospital.
                                                                      3. Provided supportive services to patients, parents, and siblings.
                                                                      4. Used range of communication skills to assist patients, families and staff to address care needs and complex issues.
                                                                      5. Intervened effectively in highly emotional or complex situations involving patients, families, and/or staff; use range of techniques including conflict management skills.
                                                                      6. Provided follow-up services as appropriate and assess outcome of interventions.
                                                                      7. Documented assessment and interventions in the patient’s medical record, in accordance with departmental standards.
                                                                              Years of Experience
                                                                              Experience
                                                                              10+ Years
                                                                              Experience Level
                                                                              Level
                                                                              Senior
                                                                              Education
                                                                              Education
                                                                              Masters

                                                                              Child Life Volunteer Resume

                                                                              Headline : Child Life Volunteer is Developing and presenting developmentally appropriate coping interventions to staff who interact with pediatric patients,& Performing assessments and goal-directed plans of care to facilitate patient outcomes, Evaluating the effectiveness of self and services, Identifying educational goals for patients, family, staff members, the community, and other hospital departments.

                                                                              Skills : Cash Register Use, Money Handling, Positive-Attitude, Dependable, Greeting Customers, Tagging Clothes, Answering Phones.

                                                                              Description :

                                                                                1. Assessed the developmental status of a child.
                                                                                2. Identified coping abilities of the child and family.
                                                                                3. Advocated on behalf of a child in the treatment setting in order to maximize coping abilities.
                                                                                4. Interacted with children and their families in a therapeutic manner.
                                                                                5. Used an electronic health record.
                                                                                6. Managed time and prioritize patient intervention needs.
                                                                                7. Planed, coordinated and managed day to day Child Life Program operations.
                                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                                          Experience
                                                                                          5-7 Years
                                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                                          Level
                                                                                          Executive
                                                                                          Education
                                                                                          Education
                                                                                          GED