Alma is lucky to welcome Jamie Shinoff to our team!
This year, Alma was lucky enough to lucky to receive a grant from the Canadian government to hire a summer student intern. Within days, we received over 30 applications from qualified candidates across the country. However, Jamie’s passion and extensive extra-curricular activities made her the perfect candidate.
Read a message from our newest team member: Jamie
My name is Jamie Shinoff and I am the new Outreach Director here at Alma! I am a student at Queen’s University majoring in Global Development Studies, minoring in History, and I am also in the Concurrent Education Program. I am passionate about development issues and education, and I am excited to work with Alma in providing sustainable methods of education to rural communities in Peru and Bolivia. Alma’s focus on creativity and critical thinking connect closely to my studies, and I am looking forward to exercising my educational background while working with the Alma team. After volunteering in an orphanage in Cusco in 2014, the region has held a special place in my heart. I am ecstatic to be working with an organization that works so admirably in partnership with communities in Latin America for the provision of sustainable methods of education.
Thank you Alma for welcoming me to the team!