Volunteer Spotlight

Jessica Neilson

Volunteer Jessica Neilson How long have you been @ CWC?
Two years

What is your role(s) as a volunteer (i.e., REP, clinic, facilities, etc):
I am a clinic volunteer and temporary shift leader.

Do you have a field of study (past or present)?
Yes, two years in fine arts at OSU.

Are you employed outside of your CWC volunteer position?
Yes, I am a Licensed Administrative Specialist at Town & Country Realty.

What is your favorite part about volunteering at CWC?
Two things: the community and the experiences - I value the connections I've made with everyone at CWC; their support and friendship is dear to me. And I've been able to experience and witness parts of our local wildlife I may never have if I didn't start volunteering here.

Do you have a favorite or most memorable patient (past or present)?
Carving jack-o-lanterns for the raccoons and watching them eat their diets out of the pumpkins. -OR- Watching a baby beaver have swim time through a baby monitor.

What book is currently on your nightstand?
The Princess Bride by William Goldman

What music is in your car right now?
My car's radio is broken.

Where are you from?
Corvallis, born and raised.

What is something that your shift may not know about you?
I am an avid D&D player and enjoy collecting dice.

Jessica Neilson in a pumpkin patch!
Jessica Neilson in a pumpkin patch!

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