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Mother’s Day and the Foundation of a Family Part 2

This Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating two very important HALO staff members who provide the foundation of a family for our kids. In Part Two, Aubony Chalfant, the Kansas City Program Facilitator talks about her journey with HALO and what this family means to her. What drew me to HALO initially was that it combined my two loves – art as …

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Mother’s Day and the Foundation of a Family

This Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating two very important HALO staff members who provide the foundation of a family for our kids. In Part One, Lauren Bateman, the Lead Residential Supervisor, at the HALO Home in Jefferson City talks about her journey with HALO and what this family means to her. What drew me to HALO was the fact that I …

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#GiveBackFriday Interview on The Bridge

Carly Manijak, our Kansas City Program Director sat down with 90.9 “The Bridge” to talk about HALO and homeless youth. Every Friday, “The Bridge” interviews local organizations that are making a difference in the Kansas City community. Thank you 90.9 for talking with us! Click here to listen to Carly’s interview!

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Jefferson City Internship Positions

HALO Jefferson City is looking to fill three internship positions assisting the Program Director & Manager. If interested, please send resume to Suzanne Wilson at suzannewilson@haloworldwide.org HALO Program Responsibilities: HALO Housing Responsibilities: Minimum 1 semester commitment, one year commitment preferred. Minimum 15 hours per week, additional hours for practicum students.Professional Development Program FocusThe HALO JC Program Internship entails assisting the …

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News Tribune Features New Director

The Jefferson City News Tribune interviewed HALO’s new Jefferson City Director, Suzanne Wilson. Suzanne has been a fixture in Jefferson City as an art teacher and later as a principal in several area elementary schools. We are thrilled to have Suzanne Wilson join the HALO family. Follow this link to read more about her: News Tribune.

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May Learning Center Update

A new month means new life skill workshops in the Learning Center. This May our theme is “focus”. Our program team has created projects that encourage HALO kids on everything from focusing on the task in front of them to their goals for the future. Projects like print making and small canvas art teaches kids how to concentrate on what’s …

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Residential Supervisor Job Opening

HALO Jefferson City is looking for a new Residential Supervisor at the HALO Home. Please review the following job details and qualifications. The Overnight Residential Supervisor will focus on the HALO Housing Program. The details of each of these areas are outlined below: Qualifications: Please send resume and cover letter to Suzanne Wilson, Jefferson City Director at suzannewilson@haloworldwide.org or call …

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HALO Honors Haris Vrahliotis as Volunteer of the Month

This month, we honor Haris Vrahliotis as our April Volunteer of the Month. Haris has been interning with HALO as our Marketing, Operations and Business Development Intern since February 2018. During that short time, she has helped support HALO by creating impactful content for our social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and the HALO blog, assisted with event planning and marketing support …

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Determining Intentions Make for Successful Time Management

HALO Founder Rebecca Welsh writes: “Living with intention is a way of life for me that came about after I had a stroke 3 years ago. I realized at the age of 35 that I may not actually be on this earth forever. So my management of my time became my top priority. Time management is not just about setting …

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Therapeutic Art Can Be More Than A Creative Outlet

Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us (David Richo) HALO believes that art is more than just a creative outlet. Art gives a language to what is difficult to verbally express. Art can do many things. It can spur growth, act as a window into the mind, and breathes beauty into emotions …