Author Archives: almckee21

A Final Goodbye

I’ve said it a million times, but I truly cannot believe that this is going to be my final blog post. I don’t want to steal my presentations thunder, so I am just going to talk briefly about my last … Continue reading

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My First Board Retreat

This week I was finally able to see the BBBS-run camp: Camp Oty-Okwa. The camp is 777 acres of beautiful land in Hocking Hills, OH. The majority of the kids at camp are victims of crime or have overcome an … Continue reading

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Reflections

            Happy week 8 everyone! I’m using the blog this week as a tool for analyzing the experience I’ve had so far, how I’ve succeeded and failed in my environment, and what this means for me moving forward as a … Continue reading

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My First BLT

Yesterday, I was able to go to my first BLT training, which is BBBS code for “Big-Little Training”. If you are not familiar with the work of BBBS, they focus on one-to-one mentoring pairing caring adults with children in our … Continue reading

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Self Care

This has been one of the toughest weeks I have had in my life, which has made keeping work at the forefront of my brain a challenge. I’m actually surprised I am submitting this blog on time, but that very … Continue reading

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Choice, Voice and Power

I cannot believe I had my midsummer review this week – time really does fly when you’re having fun. This week I wanted to talk about a meeting that I sat in on that centered around revamping the language and … Continue reading

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Not “Just an Intern”

As a semi-fluid continuation of my blog last week regarding the great culture at BBBS and the heavy value they place on each individual, I want to confess a bad habit I have, and start recognizing my own value. On … Continue reading

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