New Faces at the Y
Stephanie Smith Community Outreach Specialist
ORYMCA’s School Age Services-Springfield is very proud of Stephanie Smith! In her role as our Community Outreach Specialist, she has started providing support to other YMCA’s across the country by serving as a YUSA Food Program Facilitator. This position is critical to YMCAs success in measuring quality delivery of the YMCA’s Food Program and practices in our anti-hunger work. She will travel to other Ys to conduct quality assurance site visits and conduct monthly support via webinars. Stephanie will continue her work here with our YMCA and we look forward to Stephanie bringing new information into our programs as well!
School Age Services Area Director
ORYMCA’s School Age Services-Springfield is pleased to introduce our newest team member, Blake Larsen. Blake Larsen will serve as a School Age Services Area Director with our K-5 Before & After School Programs and Summer Programs. Blake holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Missouri State University and has more than six years of experience working with youth. Blake is passionate about serving his community and creating positive environments where youth feel supported and empowered. We are excited that he has joined our team!