Counseling & Non-Profit Résumé

Wendy A. Showell
(Address and Phone Number Redacted for Internet Use)


  • Experience with intake and referral processes in both medical as well as community care settings.
  • Experience with crisis invention and risk management as well as victim advocacy work.
  • Experience with telephonic and in-person intake, crisis intervention, and risk assessment.
  • Experience with medical billing, reimbursement issues, and Medicare guidelines.
  • Knowledge of medical and mental health terminology, diagnoses, and symptomology.
  • Knowledge of HIPPA and proper handling of sensitive and confidential information.
  • Extensive experience in office management and administration including but not limited to scheduling, data entry and extraction, personnel management, dictation and transcription, and other office duties.
  • Extensive experience with PC & Macintosh computers, operating systems, and software including MS Office Suite, graphics programs, web page design and development, and desktop publishing.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and experience as a speech and writing tutor.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, able to resolve issues quickly and efficiently.
  • Great attention to detail, meticulous organization, thorough follow-up, and able multi-tasker.
  • Creative, outgoing, and love to interact with people from diverse cultures, faiths, and backgrounds.


Marylhurst University, Aug 2000 – July 2003
Bachelors of Arts Degree in Religious Studies & Philosophy
Concentration in interfaith and multicultural issues.


Domestic Violence Resource Center, Victim’s Advocate, 2003-2005
Private non-profit agency dedicated to providing assistance and information to families experiencing domestic violence within the community. The mission is to prevent domestic violence and improve the quality of life for those affected by such violence. Received over 120 hours of specialized training in the fields of domestic and sexual violence, as well as elder and child abuse. Co-facilitated weekly support group meetings of 6-12 people. Responsible for individual client intake interviews of 2-3 hours each as well as appropriate community services referrals. Also compiled monthly statistics reports for the County Sheriff’s office and acted as advocate for victims during court proceedings. Attended specialized meetings and seminars on violence related topics and was responsible for documentation of chart notes, meeting minutes, communications, and client visits.

Society for Creative Anachronism, Kingdom Chirurgeon, 2002-2004
International non-profit educational organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. The Kingdom of An Tir consists of the states of Oregon, Washington, and northern Idaho, as well as the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Yukon, and the Northwest territories. Acted as director of volunteer medical services supervising over 80 medical volunteers. Responsible for fund allocation, documenting medical certifications, ordering and distributing supplies, and staffing for regional events. Created and maintained organizational documentation and materials, quarterly reports, and updating membership web site.

Lyceum of Trees, Founder and Director, 2001-2003
Local non-profit educational group focusing on spiritual education, exploration, and direction while offering public classes and rites to the greater religious community. Acted as director, overseeing all group functions and services, as well as spiritual care for members. Created legal and administrative documentation for group formation. Responsible for fund allocation, pastoral duties, ritual and liturgy creation, as well as member management. Trained of leadership in various areas such as theological development, group dynamics, grief counseling, and spiritual direction. Created and documented materials for clergy training and continued education.

Ramapo for Children, Youth Counselor, 1995
Nationally recognized, non-profit organization serving special needs and high-risk children from early childhood through adolescence. The mission is to serve children with a wide range of social, emotional, and learning difficulties in a dynamic and stimulating learning environment, providing educational and recreational experiences that promote social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth. Acted as a co-counselor for approximately 10 girls aged 8 to 10 years.

Alpha Phi Omega, Life Member, 1994-Present
National co-educational service fraternity that has set the standard for college campus-based volunteerism since 1925. Held numerous club offices while a member of Mu Omicron chapter at Clarkson University.

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