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REC STAFF BIOGRAPHIES

David Ibarra, Youth and Teens Programs CoordinatorDavid Ibarra, REC Supervisor

  • How long have you been working? 22 years                              
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Having the ability to teach young minds through play
  • What is your life goal? To give back what I took out of the program as a child

 Emily, REC Site SupervisorEmily, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 4 years and 7 months
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Watching fellow staff grow as leaders and interacting with the kid's different personalities
  • What is your life goal? To live a happy life

Jared, Teen Center SupervisorJared G, Teen Center Supervisor

  • How long have you been working? 9 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Giving back to the community and shaping young minds
  • What is your life goal? To be better than yesterday

 

Jesus, REC Site Supervisor for Live Oak ParkJesus, REC Site Supervisor for Live Oak Park

  • How long have you been working? 6 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Making a difference in children's lives
  • What is your life goal? To start my own non-profit foundation
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Julia, REC Site Supervisor for Manhattan Heights ParkJulia, REC Site Supervisor for Manhattan Heights Park

  • How long have you been working? 5 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? The children's smiles
  • What is your life goal? To get a Masters Degree in School Counseling

Beverly, REC LeaderBeverly, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 1 year
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Interacting with the children and staff
  • What is your life goal? Be health, be happy, and enjoy life

 

Carlos, REC LeaderCarlos, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 6 months
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Working with the kids
  • What is your life goal? To make an imprint on society

 

Christian, REC LeaderChristian, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 9 months
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Having fun and interacting with the kids
  • What is your life goal? To be a forensic detective

 

DeAnna C., REC LeaderDeAnna C., REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 2 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Love seeing the smiling faces
  • What is your life goal? To meet Beyonce'

Deanna R., REC Leader Deanna R., REC Leader

  • How long have you been working?  2 years                   
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Seeing the kids
  • What is your life goal? Spread knowledge of self to the world through my artistic talents an capabilities

Ethan, REC LeaderEthan, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 12 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Cleaning the facility
  • What is your life goal? To be more patient

Hope A., REC LeaderHope A., REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 2 years and 6 months                    
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Seeing the kids blossom over time and watching them grow more confident in their personalities and talents
  • What is your life goal? To love others well

Hope I., REC LeaderHope I., REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 3 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Seeing the kids learn something new
  • What is your life goal? To accomplish all of my life goals

Jared, REC LeaderJared E, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 2 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Seeing the kids have fun as a result of our activities
  • What is your life goal? To eat a ghost pepper

Jeremy, REC LeaderJeremy, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 4 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Playing dodgeball and arts and crafts time
  • What is your life goal? To go to Antarctica and see the penguins

Kacie, REC LeaderKacie, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 9 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Playing games outside
  • What is your life goal? To become a physical therapist

Karina, REC LeaderKarina, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 3 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Working with the children
  • What is your life goal? To live in the moment

Kiara, REC LeaderKiara, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 6 months
  • What is your favorite part of the job? The work environment and flexible work hours
  • What is your life goal? To be a pediatrician

Manny, REC LeaderManny, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 4 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? The connections made with kids and parents
  • What is your life goal? To make and an impact in kid's lives

Mark, REC LeaderMark, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 1 month
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Playing with the children
  • What is your life goal? To become an animator

Nancy, REC LeaderNancy, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 2 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Summer field trips
  • What is your life goal? To become a registered nurse

Natalie, REC LeaderNatalie, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 3 years
  • What is your favorite part of your job? Making kids smile
  • What is your life goal? To make an impact on the world

Sal, REC LeaderSal, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 2 years
  • What is your favorite part of your job? Leading games with the children
  • What is your life goal? To travel

Sarai, REC LeaderSarai, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 6 months
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Playing games with the kids
  • What is your life goal? To graduate college

Thatcher, REC LeaderThatcher, REC Leader

  • How long have you been working? 3 years
  • What is your favorite part of the job? Being with the kids on field trips
  • What is your life goal? To graduate college

Vanessa, REC LeaderVanessa, REC Leader

  • How long have you been a working? 1 year
  • What is your favorite part of the job: Hanging out and having fun with the kids
  • What is your life goal? To be a teacher