Download a formatted, PDF version of my resume here. Ben Helms’ Resume.

Benjamin Helms

1835 Bellevue Ave. Apt #3

(213) 304-1132

Los Angeles, CA 90026



Master of Science in College Counseling and Student Development

Expected May 2010

Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA­

Bachelor of Arts in English with a Writing Concentration

May 2008

Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA­


Program Coordinator

__August 2009–Present

Los Angeles Term, an urban semester program – Department of Global Studies

Azusa Pacific University, Los Angeles, CA

–       Facilitated student learning through educational site visits to various Los Angeles based non-profit
professionals, community leaders, religious clergy; visiting sites of political, cultural, and historical importance.

–       Counseled ten students each year through a continual mentorship program designed to help
students better cope with the stress of their classes, internships and homestays

–       Designed a website to help students better communicate and connect with each other

–       Organized and led several workshops throughout orientation week each semester

Graduate Assistant

__August 2008–May 2009

Office of Communiversity

Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

– Assisted the director and associate director in managing and operating office activities

– Organized and facilitated all on campus clubs and organizations

– Collaborated with student interns for event planning and student involvement

– Supervised student interns in planning cultural learning opportunities for student community

Summer Missions Co-Leader to Vietnam

__Summer 2009

Office of World Missions

Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

– Led a team of eight students in extensive planning and fundraising and raised $34,000

– Organized and coordinated school curriculums for teaching English in schools overseas

– Networked with local organizations to assist in serving the community (orphanages, restaurants, ministries)

Resident Advisor

August 2007–May 2008

Office of Residence Life

Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

– Planned events weekly in order to build community and learning environments on campus

– Counseled peers and mediated disputes within living area and around campus

– Promoted a healthy living area through one-on-one mentoring and event programming

– Learned how to manage a living area with communication and consistency


–       Professional experience in photo, video, web and audio design and editing

–       Proficient in Photoshop CS3 photo editing—including posters, flyers, advertising, etc.

–       Educated and experienced in both DreamWeaver and WordPress web design

–       Adept in both Mac OSX and Microsoft Windows operating systems

–       Knowledgeable skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, iMovie, and ProTools

Download a formatted, PDF version of my resume here. Ben Helms’ Resume.

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