Jess is Mission Possible’s Momentum Coordinator, which entails engaging with individuals who experience barriers to finding and maintaining employment through Mission Possible’s Employment Readiness Program. She does this through facilitating Employment Readiness Workshops, leading the Women’s Track of the ERP, and is one of MP’s coaches for associates. Jess also connects with existing and potential partner organizations. Jess is motivated in her role by seeing people grow, gain confidence, feel empowered, and support each other. She also loves to learn from those in the program.
Jess started with Mission Possible in 2018, bringing along her valuable experience of a graduate degree in counseling psychology and experience working with adults and youth with anxiety disorders and developmental disabilities. She is also nearly done her training to be an accredited coach with the International Coaching Federation. Jess hails from the Netherlands and is bilingual with her also speaking Dutch.
When Jess isn’t working, she’s likely at the beach, meeting up with friends, biking, hiking, or reading.
Feel free to contact Jess if you want to get involved with the co-ed or Women’s Track ERP as an associate, would like to partner with us, or have other ideas you think she should hear!