EMMA - Care Coordinator, Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center in Newburgh, NY
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Why do you aspire to serve?
I have always been drawn to helping others.
Why did you pick NYC or Upstate NY as your location of service?
I chose upstate NY because I wanted to be close to the city, but not be overwhelmed by living in it.
What have you gained from your AmeriCorps experience thus far?
A greater understanding of what life is like for people on a limited income.
How do you spend your free time?
I like to spend time outside, baking, at the local animal shelter, reading, and exploring the Hudson Valley.
Share a favorite hobby/hobbies or interest of yours.
What are your plans after your year of service?
I would love to continue the work that I am doing at my site or something similar at another site. I plan on going to nursing school within the next couple of years, and eventually working as a public health nurse.