123 Elm Street • San Diego, CA 92110 • (619) 555-5555
October 5, 2013
Director, Community Partnerships
555 Glendale Parkway
San Diego, CA 92108
Dear Mr. Glenn:
I am contacting you in response to your advertisement for a Residential Counselor posted on your
that correspond with my skills and experiences.
Social service experience with children, adolescents and families
mentalhealth professionals providingcounselingandprogramtreatmenttopatientswithalcohol
developed treatmentand discharge plansfor acaseload of20patients. As a BigBrother withBig
model to an underprivileged 13-year-old boy.
Excellent interpersonal skills
repeatedly for my responsiveness to the concerns of customers and vendors alike.
Strong problem solving and teamwork skills
As vice president of my fraternity, I work cooperatively with executive board members to resolve
and enforce fraternity rules and regulations.
interview at your convenience. Thank you for giving my application serious consideration.
As a highly skilled Residential Counselor I read your posting for a new Residential Counselor with interest. My experience aligns well with the qualifications you are seeking in particular my role as a Residential Counselor at Cedarpath School for Girls and I am certain I would make a valuable addition to your organisation.
With more than 9 years’ experience as a Residential Counselor I am adept in Individualised lesson plan development and implementation and behavioural assessment and modification. Moreover while my on-the-job experience has afforded me a well-rounded skill set including first-rate communication and critical thinking skills I excel at:
- Crisis Intervention
- Program Planning
- Indirect Student Services
- Career and Academic Development
In addition to my experience and personal qualities I have a solid educational foundation and a passion for social work. Please review my attached resume for additional details regarding my expertise and abilities. I will follow up to request an appointment to discuss how my experience and background meets your needs.
Thank you for your time and consideration.