UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
I took food shelf appointments working directly with clients. I also helped them budget and get government assistance forms and info. I also helped them by doing emergency food, diapers, etc. Worked in the thrift store which directly benefits the food shelf. I sorted, cashiered, inventoried, and hung clothes. I got out into the community doing food bags and spreading our name.
Helping people in my community. Learning about local food shelf ins/outs. Being part of a non-profit. Being in the community representing Hastings Family Services. Setting up my own visits with grocery stores. Learning thrift shop maintenance.
Emotional clients (sad stories, tears). Dealing with those who take advantage of the services we provide.
Strong people skills on all levels, able to work directly with clients, ability to seek help and make sound decisions, able to have 4 different superiors helping and specialized in different areas.