New Employee Spotlight – Jenna Park

We’d like to take a moment and recognize our newest employees to Green River. Please take a moment to learn more about them, in their own words.Park, Jenna
Please tell everyone your new title and a little bit about your professional background.
My new title is iGrad Case Manager. I have over 7 years of case management experience working for various agencies including City of Seattle, Neighborhood House, and YWCA.  I have worked with a diverse population of clients from children, youth, young adults and elderly of diverse ethnic backgrounds.

What drew you to apply to Green River?
Green River is a reputable and diverse community college that has been providing great educational opportunities for the community around.

On the car ride to work, what do you listen to?
MOVIN 92.5, KUOW 94.9, and Air1 88.1

What was the very first job you ever had?
JCPenney in Bellingham as a sales associate in the junior’s dept.

What about your new position is most exciting for you?
The most exciting thing is to be a part of students making positive change in their life by attaining their GED and entering into post secondary education.

What is one thing you’d love to accomplish in your first year at Green River?
I would like to help, assist, and guide all the students I encounter in the iGrad program to accomplish their educational and life goals.

What three accomplishments are you most proud of in your life?
Being a mom, graduating from college, and being a part of helping young people make positive change in their life.

If your coworkers were to give you an office nickname, what would that be? Why?
Shorty, because I’m short.

For Green River’s annual talent show (this doesn’t actually exist), what hidden talent would you showcase for everyone?
Cake Decorating

If G.R.E.E.N. where an acronym for something, what would each letter stand for?

Get
Ready to
Excel in
Education
Now

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