Wellness Counselor II/Cooperative Living Lodge Coordinator
Jenny graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Social Work of the University of Northern Iowa in 2005 after recognizing that she had always had a desire in helping people who are in need. During college, Jenny completed an internship as an Outreach Worker at a crisis agency called East Side Ministerial Alliance. After graduating from college, Jenny worked at Systems Unlimited for five years, assisting individuals with physical disabilities to help build their independent living skills and achieve their life goals. After five years, Jenny felt a desire to evolve and broaden her experience and career. It was at this time; Jenny was employed with Builders of Hope as a Wellness Counselor I/Cooperative Living Coordinator. Jenny currently works with 6-7 individuals in the Builders of Hope Cooperative Living Lodge assisting individuals with the development of community, living independently in a shared living space, and developing/accomplishing life goals. Jenny is grateful to have the opportunity to empower individuals to achieve their goals and dreams.