Alumni Engagement Coordinator
JV is the current Alumni Engagement Coordinator. In this role he oversees the development of our Alumni Engagement, College Guidance, and Alumni Mentorship programs. JV also serves as a liaison between our alumni, and also unique resources and opportunities that he connects them to. Prior to his arrival at Futures and Options, JV worked at The Posse Foundation as a Trainer. It was in this experience that he developed a skill and passion for youth development. After his work at Posse, JV worked at Brandeis University serving as the Operations Specialist in the Department of Student Activities. In this capacity JV managed a team of 30 students, while creating and facilitating student staff trainings with an emphasis on cross cultural communication and professional development. While at Brandeis, he received a Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution with a concentration in Mediation and Negotiation from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management.