Cover letter for a relief counselor job
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From the Germainelawrence website, I learned of job openings as an Awake Overnight Counselor and a Relief Counselor. I am very interested in these positions as I plan to return to graduate school to complete a degree in Mental Health Counseling, and would love to gain experience both before and during my education.
While I do not have prior residential experience, I am comfortable working with people, all people, regardless of their difficulties. I am a quick thinker, and am self-sufficient and able to respond calmly and responsibly to any situations.
[...] I also have supervisory experience, having worked as an assistant group leader at an amusement park over the summer, a position that entailed direct responsibility for the training of rides operators and attendants. I am comfortable working alone; I believe and trust my own decision making. I can lead, but I can also follow, especially when I know I have a lot to learn; these positions would provide me that opportunity once again, the role of avid student. I am interested in part time employment at this time, especially since I do intend to return to school at the start of the spring semester. [...]