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Meet The Staff - Rachel

December 21, 2020

What is your title and role? 

I am the Phase II Case Manager for Brighton Recovery Center for Women (BRC). My role consists of helping our residents create a transition plan for off-site living as they complete the program, as well as managing our Sober Living facility in Covington. 

  

Brief description of what you do and program you are in: 

 At BRC we work with women who are recovering from Substance Use Disorder. I have the privilege of helping these wonderful, strong women write the next chapter of their lives by working with them through the final phase of our program as they transition into off-site living. I also get to work with some of our women after they complete BRC and move into our Sober Living facility. 

  

What inspires you about the work that you do? 

 It’s inspiring to watch our residents grow and develop their ability to be self-sufficient as they work the 12 steps and utilize the skills they learn in our program. 

  

What do you like to do in your spare time? 

 Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of decorating and trying to catch up on some reading! 

  

What are you passionate about? 

I am really passionate about social justice issues in my community and how they relate to my work with the Brighton Center. 

  

What is your personal motto?

Your heart can’t be in the right place if your feet never move! 

Meet The Staff - Garrett

December 14, 2020

What is your title and role?:  

I am a Talent Development Specialist and I work with job seekers to help them build skills and connect them to resources that can assist them in finding a self-sufficient career. 

Brief description of what you do and the program you are in:

As a Talent Development Specialist, I provide assistance to individuals to help connect them to quality, self-sufficient employment. This includes providing career coaching, job readiness workshops, resume building and review, and potentially even helping with securing funding for occupational training within a high demand industry. We work within 5 in-demand sectors that include Business/IT/Finance, Healthcare, Advanced Manufacturing, Skilled Trades, and Transportation and Logistics. 

What inspires you about the work that you do?  

I really enjoy working with individuals and families to help them achieve their goals and obtain long term careers with excellent pay and benefits. It is extremely rewarding to witness people succeed and that is what keeps me going on days that are challenging.  

What do you like to do in your spare time?  

I really enjoy spending time with my family outdoors whether that be hiking, fishing, or playing disc golf. I also play on a Coed Indoor Soccer Team (S/O Game of Throw Ins), am the Goalkeepers Coach for Grant County High School Boys Soccer, and officiate at the Youth Soccer level. 

What are you passionate about?  

I am passionate about helping individuals and my community in any way that I can. I have worked in this field for over 15 years and enjoy being able to help strengthen individuals, families, and in turn our communities. 

What is your personal motto?  

I LOVE Dr. Suess so I would say that my personal motto would be from the Lorax, “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it’s not.” –The Lorax, Dr. Suess. 

Meet The Staff - Gabby

December 06, 2020

What is your title and role?:  

HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) Home Visitor. 

 

Brief description of what you do and program you are in: 

We work with families by providing curriculum and activities to help get their child ready for kindergarten. 

 

What inspires you about the work that you do? 

Seeing the growth these young preschoolers make during their time in the program and helping their parents feel confident about their child’s education 

 

What do you like to do in your spare time? 

Spend time with my amazing kids and husband.  

 

What are you passionate about? 

Helping people. Whether it be by getting a child ready for kindergarten or by helping set up wrap-around services for someone. I’m very grateful that I work for such an amazing non-profit that offers so many different services for customers in every stage of their life. 

 

What is your personal motto?  

A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.