JONATHAN WADE LANGSTON
2075 Fairmont Court, Apt. 18
Lexington, KY 40502
To obtain a position that will broaden my knowledge base and experiences, as well as utilize the morals and ethics instilled upon me as a Social Work student.
University of Kentucky
48 hours toward Masters in Social Work Lexington, KY
University of Kentucky Lexington, KY
Bachelors in Social Work in May 2013
Hopkinsville Community College Hopkinsville, KY
Associates in Arts Degree in May 2010
August 2013-Present Ward, Hocker, & Thornton, PLLC, Lexington, KY
Assisting attorneys and paralegals with various clerical tasks as well as office services and file clerk duties specifically pertaining to the upkeep of firm files, records, and numerous forms of documentation.
March 2016-July 2016 War Horse Place, Lexington,KY
JLG lift operation, painting, bush-hogging, landscaping, tree limb trimming, etc.; Assisting owners as well as ranch hands with the daily tasks and duties associated with horse farm operations.
August 2010-August 2013 Starbucks, Lexington, KY
Created connections and relationships with customers to ensure positive experiences; Provided quality service and products in both a positive and timely fashion.
April 2009-August 2010 Starbucks, Hopkinsville, KY
Hand crafted quality beverages as well as gained valuable knowledge of both coffee and tea; Maintained store cleanliness, upkeep, and positive coworker relationships.
August 2007-March 2009 Hibbett Sports, Hopkinsville, KY
As assistant manager, I helped create a constructive work environment while overseeing monetary transactions as well as daily operations. Assisted customers with determining the correct footwear and sporting goods to suit their individual need.
August 2006- May 2007 Christian County Clerk’s Office, Hopkinsville, KY
Performed various clerical tasks; Assisted citizens with renewing and/or purchasing of property/marriage license as well as vehicle registration.
INTERNSHIP, VOLUNTEER, & PRACTICUM EXPERIENCES
Maxwell Street Legal Clinic Lexington, KY
Recreated, as well as taught, a civics course which assists immigrant and refugee clients of the clinic in preparation of taking a citizenship test in order to obtain permanent residency; Recruited and oversaw volunteers to assist in civics course; Connected clients information and resources to obtain assistance for various needs; Compiled a community resource database for the legal clinic to utilize
Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass Lexington, KY
Assisted the NHOA staff in overseeing nursing home facilities in the 17 county Bluegrass Region in terms of ensuring that resident rights are being met, represented NHOA at multiple health fairs, and conducted both client/staff satisfaction surveys as well as compiling data into useful spreadsheets.
United Way of the Bluegrass
Under my supervisor, I assisted in heading a mentor program that utilized seniors age 55+ to tutor elementary school students in 8 surrounding counties; Recruitment, training, and assessment of volunteers
Catholic Action Center/God’s Net Office Lexington, KY
Organized and handled donations; Delivered and dropped off food, supplies, and other necessities to the many locations the God’s Net Office oversees; Aided office staff, volunteers, as well as diversion workers with daily tasks/routine; Interacted with clients upon intake, assisted them with move in/move out, and transported them to and from various locations.
Salvation Army Lexington, KY
Shadowed on staff Social Workers and helped with any clerical and/or other tasks. Met with families for angel tree applicants, assisted filling out paperwork, and entered angel tree information into databases.
Special Olympics Lexington, KY
Spread Special Olympics news and information in order to recruit more volunteers; participated in awards ceremony for Special Olympics bowling tournament.
AVOL (AIDS Volunteer, Inc.) Lexington, KY
Delivered material to local businesses in cooperation with AVOL; Assisted with preparation of free testing nights and events.
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Proper communication and social skills; Mindful in completing assigned tasks proficiently and efficiently; Punctual, tactful, and reliable; Information Technology Skills Standard Certified; Proficient knowledge of various computer software applications including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher. Awarded certificate of Kentucky Colonel.