We couldn’t be more excited about Jocelyn joining our team as an associate member with LACAN.
Jocelyn might appear to be young but don’t judge a book by its cover! Jocelyn has gained great amount of inspiration during her experiences being a dance teacher.
It was here when she learned valuable lessons while working with children. She had a strong sense for a greater need for inclusion of children living with barriers and exceptionalities.
Jocelyn worked at Kool Kamp held at Children and Family Services in Napanee, where she was inspired by each and every child she worked with. Kool Kamp is geared towards inclusion and providing supports for persons with exceptionalities to experience summer camps.
This experience lead Jocelyn to become a respite worker with Children’s Aid Services, as well as in personal residences.
Jocelyn recognizes that with every child, comes new needs, and she believes in fostering a supportive environment, with positivity, for an individual to flourish.
Jocelyn is entering her 4th, and final year of her bachelor of fine arts in dance (honours degree) with a concentration in dance education at York University. She has also earned her certification in crisis prevention and intervention, which is an asset to our organization.
Jocelyn shares her experiences of witnessing children who could fall victim of the injustices of our systems, she hopes to further her education with a master’s degree in disability studies and be an advocate for change.
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