Resume For Case Worker or Legal Advocate
956/6, Gandhi Nagar,
Delhi – 110011
(+91-11) 456 789
East Troy, WI
1993-Present: Case Worker/Legal Advocate, The Women’s Safe Place
Night manager at shelter for abused women and their children. Monitor 24-hour hot line and authorize admitting residents on an emergency basis. Organize, prepare, and present seminars to high school students on domestic violence and lead discussions to raise awareness. Assist Associate Director in planning public relations and fundraising events. Assist women in completing Temporary Restraining Orders. Provide support and access to legal resources to women in crisis situations. Advocate for women before judges in family court proceedings. Act as Coalition observer during domestic violence legal cases and report outcomes to staff.
1991-1993: Associate Editor/Program Coordinator
Baby’s Breath Press
Developed, wrote and edited articles for monthly business management newsletter. Writing involved combining multiple sources of information and organizing pertinent faces for a business-oriented audience. Developed and wrote articles with outside authors involving case studies on management development within their organizations. Assisted editorial department in planning content of newsletter by selecting topics for publication. All work performed in a strict deadline-oriented environment. Worked with the 50 people who presented at the annual conference by assisting them with their presentations.
1990-1993: Writer, The Republic
Researched a variety of sources incorporating various philosophies and wrote articles on women’s issues for a Quarterly Literary Magazine in Madison.
1991 Beloit College Beloit, WI Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. Concentration in Economic Stratification and Social Hierarchies. Courses include Poverty and Crisis, Gerontology, and Women in Society. Independent study topic: “The Feminization of Poverty in the United States.” Member of The Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Member of student-run Volunteers for a Better World program. Co-directed campus food drive. Contributing writer for The Vanguard Press.