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Haylee Flint-Baker

Major: Child, Adult, and Family Services


Minor/option/emphasis: CHFS-Adult/Family Programs

Company/Organization: Friendship Ark Homes and Community Services
Company/Organization website: http://www.friendshipark.org
Destination: Ames, IA
Timeframe: Spring

Advisor/Coordinator Email: enloe@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
SCL Supervisor: coordination of core member paperwork and services, including service plans, goal work, documentation, staff training, and communication with guardians. Created the monthly staff schedule, coordinated staff meetings, and worked to ensure team collaboration.

I accomplished...
Being able to keep the internship as my full time job after graduation.

I learned...
I learned how to effectively communicate, work with a leadership team, and how to collaborate with other leaders in the organization. I also learned a lot about time management and the importance of a planner as well as organized to do lists.

Advice for others...
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