DIRECTOR OF HELPING SERVICES. Ben Krouse-Gagne begins his video series “Getting to Know Us” by interviewing Carson Eggland, the Executive Director of Helping Services for Youth & Families. In this candid interview, Carson talks about his background and passion for nonprofits.
DIRECTOR OF DV RESOURCE CENTER. In this interview, the Director of the Resource Center, Kathleen, talks about her start with Helping Services as a legal advocate, the struggles serving a rural area in northeast Iowa, and the services they provide to clients. Over the last year, advocates have assisted 294 clients and answered 1, 160 crisis calls.
STORY TIME FAMILY EDUCATOR. Madi Brauer loves that the job is never boring, bringing new challenges every day. Ben and Madi chat about how the virtual story time was started during the current stay-at-home time. Madi turns to the positive during the current pandemic by building new collaborative friendships with other family educators online.
MENTORING COORDINATOR, DELAWARE COUNTY. Meg Gelner is a big believer in the benefits of youth mentoring, not just for the child, but exciting benefits for the adult, too. Meg enjoys watching relationships form and is looking forward to motivating future mentors to give of themselves to Helping Services’ awesome mentoring programs.