Carly Bunkers

Major: Child, Adult, and Family Services
Company/Organization: YSS- Youth Shelter Services
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Destination: Ames, Iowa
Timeframe: Fall
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Assisting and implementing daily programming to youth ages 10-17. I work directly with these clients and help them with anything they may need during their stay at the shelter.


Building positive relationships with youth and showing them what a healthy relationship looks like. I am also proud that I have stepped up as a leader and really improved my skills along the way.

What advice would you give?

Take on the challenges. There will be many complications and road blocks while working in this field but it is important to stay on the path and know that what you’re doing has such a huge impact.

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