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									                                          MATTHEW J. DELOREY
                                                                                                  Home: 727-360-2196
11085 7 Street East
Treasure Island, FL 33706                                                                         Cell: 770-906-4303
Web site:


Education professional with over 14 years of experience guiding teens and adults in achieving their full potential through
experiential learning opportunities and adventure-based counseling. Self motivated individual with a proven ability to
establish new programs and lead teams.

 Instructional Design and Delivery
 Facilitation
 Project Management
 Team Leadership

Delorey Residential Remodeling - Athens, GA & St. Petersburg, FL                                8/2004 - Present
     Established (while earning master degree) and currently operates a small-sized residential remodeling business.
     Develops marketing materials and conducts marketing activities. Works with customers to define project scope and
     provide design recommendations. Ensures customer satisfaction and proactively addresses customer questions or
     concerns. Establishes teams of trades people in order to leverage their diverse expertise to achieve the project
     goals (ranging from basic demolition to design/installation of a bathroom). Manages the teams to achieve results in
     the timeframes committed. Oversees invoicing, budgeting, contracting, quality management and compliance with
     building codes and other regulatory requirements.

Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia - Athens, GA                                  8/2004 - 12/2004
      Designed experiential learning curriculum. Guided the 35 students to ensure they became proficient in the subject
      area of racket sports. Established performance measures so the definition of proficiency was commonly
      understood. Assessed student progress and customized teaching approach for the needs of individual learners.

Charles J Britt House, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice - St Petersburg, FL                   3/2002 - 7/2004
Group Treatment Leader/Correctional Officer
     Ensured the security and safety of 28 youth ages 12 to 19 years old through continuous monitoring and crisis
     stabilization. Educated individuals on the many opportunities available if they are willing to work through adversities
     placed before them. Provided instruction on interview techniques and money management. Introduced youth to
     creative, athletic activities as alternatives to past criminal behaviors. Initiated award recognition program. Motivated
     and guided youth in raising funds for outings.

Center for Behavioral Medicine, Sun-Coast Hospital - Seminole, FL                              9/2001 - 3/2002
Mental Health Technician
     Maintained health and safety for crisis patients. Conducted and further developed group therapy sessions.
     Monitored patients’ vitals.

Personal Enrichment through Mental Health Services (P.E.M.H.S.) - Pinellas Park, FL              6/1997 - 6/2001
Residential Counselor
     Monitored and managed safety among youth in residential and crisis units. Observed, counseled and assisted with
     crisis stabilization. Maintained progress notes and medication regimen. Identified skill gaps while interacting with
     youth patients. As a result proactively designed and implemented a successful series of practical skills courses.
     Guided experiential learning in areas such as banking, car care, and social skills. Conducted role playing with youth
     in peer interaction and life situation challenges. Assisted in the enhancement and delivery of therapeutic recreation

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                                         MATTHEW J. DELOREY
                                                                                               Home: 727-360-2196
11085 7 Street East
Treasure Island, FL 33706                                                                      Cell: 770-906-4303
Web site:


Museum of Science and Industry - Tampa, FL                                                        4/1996 - 7/1997
Experiential Educator Instructor
     Facilitated off-site experiential education programs for groups from 10 to 60 people in marine biology and nature
     conservation. Conducted on-site field training programs in the natural sciences. Facilitated hands on marine
     biology, including microscopic food sources found in sea water. Provided an interactive experience that engaged
     and educated individuals with how humans and animals affect each others habitats and environments.

Three Springs, Inc. - Centerville, TN                                                             6/1995 - 1/1996
Senior Counselor
     Assisted in design of an intensive outdoor adventure therapy programs for mandated and voluntary youth
     participants aged 13 to 18 years old. Planned and conducted on and off-site adventure activities. Ensured safety
     protocols were met in the wilderness for the health and protection of youth and staff. Counseled youth to be able to
     socially adjust back into the social environment with which they previously had trouble. Performed daily behavioral
     modification counseling sessions with troubled youth.

Masters of Education, Specialization in Recreation and Leisure Services from University of Georgia, May 2007
Bachelor of Science, Major in Psychology and Minor in Political Science from Florida State University, December 1994
Associate of Arts, Major in Science from St Petersburg Junior College, August 1992
Boy Scouts Leaders Leadership Program, 2007
Additional Masters-level coursework in Therapeutic Recreation, University of George, 2004-2005

Certified (Eligible) State of Florida Teacher in Social Studies and Physical Education K-12
Certified Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid
Certified UGA Ropes Course Instructor
Proficient in MS Office Suite including PowerPoint, Excel, Word and MS Editor.
Experience with grant writing

Volunteer, Boy Scouts of America
Coached and Refereed, youth and adult soccer teams
Founder and President, Florida State University Surf Club
Avid mountain biker and surfer/wake-boarder
Passion for musical arts (including dancing and drumming)

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