Member Spotlight: Jaelanne Thomas, George C. Wallace Community College AmeriCorps Program Member
Meet Jaelanne Thomas, AmeriCorps Advisor, currently serving with the Sparks Campus in Eufaula, AL, a service site of the George C. Wallace Community College AmeriCorps program.
1. What motivated you to join AmeriCorps? I was motivated to join AmeriCorps because I wanted to have at least two years of experience in my career field, which is counseling. I also wanted to make a difference in my community at Wallace Community College.
2. What would you like to get out of this service opportunity? I would like to gain more knowledge to best position me for professional options and experience.
3. What will your service focus on for the 2019-20 program year? During this program year, my service will focus on helping students achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals through academic coaching and advising.
4. What are your plans after AmeriCorps? After AmeriCorps, I will be getting my bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in psychology.
Thank you for your service, Jaelanne!