Greer Relief is excited for to introduce our 2020-2021 #AmeriCorps. Please join us in welcoming AmeriCorps VISTA, Austin Donahoo, and AmeriCorps Members, Bryce Safrit & Jennifer Olivares! We have a stellar team this year and are looking forward to seeing them grow through service over the next year. They were uniquely lead here to serve:
Austin Donahoo is joining Greer Relief for his 3rd Year of AmeriCorps VISTA. He attended North Greenville University and graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries. He is currently attending Future Generations University to get his Masters of Arts in Applied Community Development. He has a goal of working in Non-Profit or Public Administration in order to help his community flourish. His favorite quote is “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8
Bryce Safrit grew up in Greer, attending Riverside High School. He moved away for a time to attend Clemson University, graduating in 2018 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He has always had a passion for the non-profit industry, and he’s excited to dive into serving with this new role. He is passionate about serving our neighbors here in Greer. In fact, he has been volunteering with Greer Relief for the last year and a half in different roles. His experience volunteering with Greer Relief combined with his passion to serve our community led him to join the team at Greer Relief as an AmeriCorps member. Some of his hobbies include photography, playing piano, and reading a good non-fiction book.
Jennifer Olivares was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas and is fluent in Spanish. Jennifer is a veteran after serving 6 years in the Texas Army National Guard. After her service she decided to move to South Carolina to be closer to friends and family. Jennifer is finishing her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology at the American Military University, and intents to purse a Masters Degree in Social Work. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband Mark and their three children during her free time.