Mar 23, 2023

Jacob Albert Flores

  • RP3 Flores, Jacob
  • 4205 Winbrook Lane, Orlando, FL, USA
Full time Entry Level Ministry, Pastoral Nonprofit Religious Education Research Social Work

Personal Summary

College graduate and a US Navy reservist seeking full-time employment.

Work Experience

Religious Program Specialist, RP3 (Petty Officer 3rd Class)
Mar 2021 - Aug 2023 U.S. Navy


Petty Officer 3rd Class Religious Program Specialist, US Navy March 2021 - Present 

Completed basic training for the US Navy at RTC Great Lakes, Illinois, including:

the initial Baseline Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) baseline; 

swim qualification, the U.S. Navy Third Class Swim Test; 

first PFA or Physical Fitness Assessment; 

classroom training on the topic of anti-terrorism, firefighting/survival; 

practicing firefighting in full gear; 

a comprehensive test about firefighting, a drill inspection and the last PFA; 

and “Battle Stations,” a 12-hour simulation comprising everything that recruits have learned at boot camp, including firefighting, swimming, water survival, shipboard damage control and teamwork in a high-stress environment. 

Completed RP “A” School at the Naval Chaplaincy School and Center at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island and Marine Corp “C” School at Camp Johnson, North Carolina. RP functions include:

Supporting chaplains of all faiths and religious activities of the command;                              

Maintaining records, ecclesiastical documents, and references of various faith groups;        

Maintaining liaison with religious and community agencies; 

Assisting in preparation of devotional and religious educational materials, and audiovisual displays;

Determining, developing, managing, and maintaining the administrative and logistical support requirements of religious programs aboard ships, shore stations, hospitals, Marine Corps units, and other sea service commands; 

Unlike Chaplains, RP's are not exempt from combatant status; 

Operating and maintaining libraries aboard ships and isolated duty stations;

Performing bookkeeping and accounting functions related to Religious Offerings Fund transactions; 

As custodians, rigging, and unrigging for religious activities; 

Publicizing the command’s religious activities; 

Training command religious program volunteers on logistics and instruction methods;

Supervising Chaplain’s Office personnel; 

Performing administrative, clerical, and secretarial duties;

Stocking and maintaining field mount-out boxes.

Fraternal Training and Communication Intern
Jun 2022 - Aug 2022 Knights of Columbus, Fraternal Mission Department

KNIGHT OF COLUMBUS INTERNSHIP, Fraternal Mission Department, CT                

Fraternal Training and Communication Intern under Director Darryl Barrios                                                                                                 June 2022 – August 2022

Responsible for:

·         Working to revamp the For Members page.

·         Working with department managers, taking on assigned projects and tracking progress on projects and goals. Often included independent research and data gathering, analysis and interpretation of said information, and developing reports and recommendations based on findings. Prepared periodic reports on status, normally on a weekly basis.

·         Acted as a flexible Ad Hoc resource to coordinate or assist in the development and/or delivery of other projects as required.

·         Building relationships with key persons both within and outside the department to which I was assigned in order to expedite completion of assignments and ensure that optimal business workflow and processes are in place or being developed as needed.

·         Attended weekly team meetings and provided progress reports on performance to Internship Program Manager on a frequent basis.  Frequently engaged assigned mentor for guidance on placement/career track, developmental opportunities, and mission alignment.

·         Identifying mistakes, errors, and out of date resources.

·         Proofreading Spanish and French edits.

·         Finding art for new booklets.

·         Organizing and evaluating State Deputy Survey.

Compiling a reference of all Fraternal Operations print materials.

Teacher’s Aide/Paraprofessional
Jan 2023 - Jun 2023 Diocese of Orlando, FL

ST. JAMES CATHEDRAL SCHOOL, Diocese of Orlando, FL                                                              Teacher’s Aide/Paraprofessional under Jayme Hartmann                                                                                January 2023 – June 2023


The Teacher’s Aide performs duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. Serves in a position for which a teacher has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.

Responsible for:

·         Provides extra assistance to students with special needs, such as non-English-speaking students or those with physical and mental disabilities.

·         Supervises students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.

·         Tutors and assists children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.

·         Enforces administration policies and rules governing students.

·         Discusses assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.

·         Instructs and monitors students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage.

·         Presents subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.

·         Observes students' performance, and records relevant data to assess progress.

·         Presents subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.

·         Prepares lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, and demonstrations.

·         Organizes and supervises games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.

·         Attends staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.


Aug 2015 - Aug 2020 Franciscan University of Steubenville