Amazement Square, The Rightmire Children's Museum
Helped prepare museum for opening, set up educational exhibits, guided tour groups.
Amherst County Public Schools
Helped in implementing tutoring program for special needs children, teacher's assistant, worked with ADHD and MR children in classrooms
Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Helped in interviews of prospective candidates for Big Brothers/Big Sisters program, assisted in placement of special needs children, assisted in academic mentoring.
Boys and Girls Clubs
Worked on after-school programming
Canine Partner's for Life
Interview of potential candidates to receive service dogs, assisted with training and placement of animals in homes, participated in initiation of prison program.
Christopher Farms Elementary School
Guidance Counselor Assistant: Assisted in group therapy sessions, guided-learning sessions, observation of one-on-one counseling sessions.
Citizens for Adult Literacy and Learning
Literacy program assistant, tutoring in the local community.
CNN, Washington Bureau
Copy editor/writer, data analysis assistance
Domestic Violence Program, Lynchburg
Assisted in placement and attenuation of services for victims of domestic violence. Served as victim advocate.
Funeral Consumer's Alliance
Received training on FTC compliance laws regarding the funeral industry and examined compliance of local funeral homes.
Service provider for chronically mentally ill adults
Kluge Children's Center
Assisted in Aquatics Program, worked with special needs children on physical rehabilitation
Mary Washington Hospital
Worked with Art Therapist
Martinsville Memorial Hospital
Miriam's House is a residence for homeless women living with AIDS, some of whom have children. The purpose of Miriam's House is to bring compassionate attention to the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of the residents within the context or a loving and respectful community.
Refuge Services: An Equine Assisted Therapy Program
Assisted in EAP (Equine Assisted Psychotherapy) sessions, assisted wrangler in the selection/care of service animals and assisted therapist with feedback sessions for program participants.
Sexual Assault Response Program
Victim advocate, assisted victims of sexual assault obtain contact with social service agencies and counseling programs, assisted in legal proceedings, worked sexual assault hotline
Social Services, Amherst County VA
Community advocate, sought resolution for problems facing community members, assisted in placing of individuals into different service agencies.
Tye River Elementary School
Worked on "Book Buddy" literacy program
University of Mississippi Medical Center; Dept of Pediatrics
Valleyview Retirement Community
Students have worked with physical therapists on rehabilitation,and with recreational directors planning and organizing events for community members.
Worknet, Lynchburg Division of Social Services
WorkNet is a national network aiming to promote better employment, training and education opportunities for users and ex-users of mental health services.