Why did you choose to work in this field?
I needed a job to supplement my income, but wanted to be able to take care of my son who has a brain injury. I soon realized that consumers needed advocates and information on community resources.
What do you like about working with accessAbilities clients?
This is not just a 9-5 job, the tasks are always changing so its never boring. The administrative staff is easy to talk to and a great group of co-workers
What are your interests and hobbies?
I enjoy reading, working on my house, knitting & crocheting, listening to politics, traveling, and learning the history of other countries. I have invested many years as a volunteer leading an advocacy group and facilitating a family support group for addiction. Additionally, I coordinate an AA meeting at the jail and a sponsor for other women.
Life-long struggles have taught me the importance of caring deeply about what I can give back by contributing to someone else’s life. Living life to be an advocate for others is important to me and I have been able to achieve that through my work with clients served at accessAbilities Home and Community Services.