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JILL GAUMER
733 Ambleside Drive ~ Wilmington, DE 19808 ~ 302/995-1777

 

Therapist

July 2002 to Present

  • Private clinical practice
  • Co-Parenting and Divorce Mediation
  • Critical Incident Stress Management: Basic
  • EAP experience in brief focused treatment/assess for substance abuse and workplace violence. Member of First State EAPA.

Manager of Individual Development Account Program

November 1996 to July 2002

FAMILY SERVICES ASSOCIATION, Inc., Elkton, MD

Report to the Chief Executive Officer of this private non-profit community mental health agency.

  • Independently plan this new community economic development program which provides $100,000 matched savings for low–income families' investment; energize community support, interface with funders, prepare grant applications, prepare/oversee budget and manage all aspects of marketing and implementation.

Public Relations and Therapist

November 1996 to July 2002

FAMILY SERVICES ASSOCIATION, Inc., Elkton, MD

Responsible for public relations and fund development, special events and staff Board committees for Public Relations and Fund Development.

Accomplishments

  • Doubled Annual Campaign in first year and maintained momentum.
  • Staff liaison to board committees: Public Relations and Finance.
  • Instituted agency's first newsletter and community distribution. Responsible for writing, photography and computer design of this quarterly publication.
  • Produced first agency brochure and annual report for community distribution.
  • Planned and implemented agency's 75th Anniversary event.
  • Created and maintain agency's first database for fund raising/mailing list.
  • Maintained caseload of individuals, couples and families; provided specialized training.
  • Supervised social work student interns and MSW staff for licensure.
  • Licensed as clinical Social Worker in Maryland and Delaware.
  • Trained in Divorce and Co-parenting Mediation.

Development Director

Sept. 1995 - Sept. 1996

GILPIN HALL, Wilmington, DE 19806

Reported to the Executive Director of this nursing facility, was in the process of expanding to a 114-bed facility at a cost of $13.7 million.

  • Capital Campaign exceeded the $2 million goal, increasing $700,000 in 14 months.
  • Responsible for program proposals and completion of campaign proposals.
  • Managed all development financial accounts, reports and analyzed data.
  • Received second highest grant from the Delaware Fund for Women in 1996 for an intergenerational art therapy proposal - ARTWORKS.

Medical Social Worker

Sept. 1993 - Sept. 1995

UNION HOSPITAL OF CECIL COUNTY, Elkton, MD

Reported to the Manager of Social Services and the Director of Union's Medical Adult Day Care. Responsible for hospital discharges to skilled nursing, rehabilitation facilities and home health care and all social work aspects of 30 client Adult Day Care.

  • Chaired 1994 Alzheimer’s Conference in Cecil County.
  • Acted as community liaison and advocate.

Administrator and Consultant

April 1989 - April 1992

CORPORATE SOCIAL INVESTMENT DEPARTMENT
SCOTT PAPER COMPANY, Philadelphia, PA

Reported to the Manager of Corporate Social Investment. Department responsible for the Scott Paper Foundation's corporate grants ($3.4 million), developing strong community liaisons and directing programs that linked Scott employees with the community.

  • Initiated and directed corporate headquarters-wide Volunteer Involvement Program recruiting 100 executives and professions in ten high-impact initiative.
  • Involved 600 individuals (1/3 of headquarters staff) in massive holiday project which provided three truckloads of gifts to needy families.
  • Managed all aspects of Scott Paper Company's community contribution programs: Dollars for Doers (contributions of $512,000) and the McCabe Awards ($50,000).

Medical Affairs Director

Jan. 1986 - March 1988

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, DE DIVISION, Wilmington, DE

  • Supervised American Cancer Society's Patient Services and Professional Education Programs statewide.

Assistant to the Director

Sept. 1983 - Dec. 1986

WILMINGTON SENIOR CENTER, Wilmington, DE

Project Director of Title III (Senior Nutrition Program) for approximately $1 million.

 

EDUCATION
University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work, Philadelphia, PA
MSW - Health Care and Aging, May 1983

University of Delaware, Newark, DE, BA - Art History, May 1973

 

MEMBERSHIPS
Clinical Social Work Association, Founding Member
The Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of ACR (Association of Conflict Resolution)
Delaware Renaissance, Secretary
First State Employee Assistance Association
World Professional Association for Transgender Health
(Formerly known as HBIGDA)

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