Katie is a welcoming and resourceful member our administration team, she’s the first point of contact for the agency and ensures our day-to-day runs smoothly by supporting staff and managing our client file processes. She’s completed Business Education at the University of Regina and held a full-time position with Family Service Regina since 2012. Katie is also an active member of our United Way fundraising committee and a key support for our event’s Jukebox Mania and the Shoppers Drug Mart Run for Women.
“There are a lot of things I love about my job, working for a human services agency I get to see and share in compassion and appreciation for one another on a daily basis and witness it influence positive change in the lives of others.” said Katie.
When she’s not busy supporting staff, you can find Katie with family and friends, camping or heading out to the acreage to spend some time outdoors. Learn more about Katie in our Staff Spotlight:
- What has been your favorite project at Family Service Regina?
I would have to say my favorite work at the agency has been being involved in the fundraisers that support the programs and services of Family service Regina. We always have a lot of fun and it brings out a creative side of yourself and your co-workers that you do not get to see every day.
- Before working with us, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
I have always loved waitressing but I would have to say the most interesting job I have had was working for the Saskatchewan Roughriders- Rewards Program. My job was basically to go to the home games and give out free merchandise!
- How has FSR helped you in your career development?
Family Service Regina has helped me advance my career in so many ways. Through my work I have gained valuable work experience, a new skill-set, an improved ability to make and build relationships and found an increased confidence in myself.
- What three traits define you?
This is a tough one; it’s always difficult to talk about yourself. But I guess I always try to see the good in other people. I am non-judgmental and understanding. I show people compassion and friendship whenever I can. I am a hard worker and will go out of my way if someone needs something.
- What is your personal philosophy?
My personal philosophy is (without sounding too cliché) is to look at the bright side of life. Everyone goes through struggles or has to deal with things that seem unfair. I am a firm believer that everything happens for a reason and that if you are going through a tough time there is always a silver lining.
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