"Every day, I see students make hard sacrifices to continue their education which is why I want to help them succeed in any way possible."
Jordan works as a college adviser in a small, rural community in the Alleghany Mountains of Western Virginia. In his role, Jordan advises and helps students through the college application process.
"I believe AmeriCorps helped bring out the best out of my leadership and teamwork skills. I wouldn't trade my service and time with these 4-H'ers or my supervisor for anything.”
"Serving has become an effective way to help save lives in the community I grew up in. It taught me the importance of giving back to a community that has provided me so much while growing up."
I believe that you can never do too much for someone or care too much. I don't want excessive recognition for my actions. Instead, I want people to know I care, and I will do what I can to ensure their safety and health.
AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer
Due to the complexity of factors involved in the opioid crisis, a multisector response is needed for effective intervention with collaboration among a broad array of stakeholders to identify strategies, and plan and implement changes.
Virginia Commonwealth Univ.