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Staff Spotlight: Sara Spitler

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We have some amazing staff here at the WCA and we would like to take a moment and feature just one of them! 

What is your full name?
Sara Spitler

What is your job title at the WCA? 

Client Advocate

What do you do in your job at the WCA?
I work at Serena’s House and am there for whatever the residents need. I also answer the Crisis Hotline.

How long have you been with the WCA?
Almost 6 months

Where did you work prior to joining the WCA team?
I was a stay-at–home mom for about a year and a half and taught group fitness classes. Prior to that I worked as an RN in New Mexico.

What do you find most rewarding about your work at the WCA?
Bringing positivity, light, and hope to women and children who haven’t seen a lot of that in their pasts.

How have you changed or grown as a person through your work here?
I think I am more grateful for everything in my life.

Is there a memorable moment or story that you’d like to share that you have experienced at the WCA?
I do dance fitness with the residents at the shelter on Saturday evenings.  There was one particular evening when a lot of the kids were participating and it was just so fun and heartwarming to see them all laughing and dancing together.

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