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AmeriCorps Spotlight: Sean Fournia

Sean Fournia Title: Certified Peer Recovery Specialist/Peer Mentor Supervisor What that means: I am a person in long-term recovery from Substance Abuse. I am certified by the state of Virginia to help others find a path to recover, to help reduce Stigma against substance abuse disorders and help connect others to resources that reinforce recovery. […]

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Rodney Green

Rodney Green Title: Warehouse Worker What That Means: I work alongside AmeriCorps members and volunteers to provide the shoppers with furniture and then deliver them to the client’s homes. Collect donations to be assessed, sanitized, and then organize the floor in preparation for clients to shop. In addition, we pick up donations from the community […]

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Nicholas Brunke

Nicholas Brunke Title: AmeriCorps Transition Peer Mentor What that means: In March of 2017 I finished the educational portion of The Healing Place program and made a conscious decision. I felt it would’ve been unnecessary to move on without giving what others gave me….guidance and love. I decided to be a Peer Mentor and as […]

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Mark Barbee

Mark Barbee Title: Warehouse Project Manager What That Means: My primary responsibility is to manage the volunteer opportunities that relate to the warehouse workshop, primarily being the furniture builds. Teaming along with volunteers and corporate partners on furniture builds gives me the opportunity to work with the community and serve others who need our assistance. […]

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Kelvin Batts

Kelvin Batts Title: Warehouse Worker/ Driver What that means: I work alongside the warehouse supervisor to pick up donations to be used in our furniture bank, delivering furniture to our client’s homes, and sort donations as they come into our warehouse. In addition, we set up the warehouse floor for the clients, organize the inventory, […]

AmeriCorps Spotlight: John Finley

John R. Finley, MSW Title: Individual Develop Manager What that means: This enables me to communicate with the students during various classes and talk with them on a one on one basis. Background: I’m a native of Upstate New York and moved to The San Francisco Bay Area after high school for military service where […]