Eden Volunteer of the Month - December 2018

Michael Beamer at West Rivertown, Antioch

We are so proud of the volunteers who choose to give their time to our affordable communities and residents. If you're interested in volunteering with Eden, please go to Volunteer with Eden Housing.

Below is Eden Housing's Volunteer of the Month

Name: Michael Beamer

Property: West Rivertown, Antioch

Why did you chose to volunteer with Eden Housing? I wanted an opportunity to volunteer within the community and provide support around a topic I was passionate about. Eden Housing’s financial coaching program allowed me to do just that! 

What have you done as a volunteer?  Please describe your role and what you have worked on. Once partnered with my client, I wanted to get to know them as a person along with supporting them on their top financial goals.

What have you learned through your volunteer experience?  Have there been any surprises? Financial coaching isn’t all about money, it’s the relationship you build with your client and the discussions you have to support them on how to build a road map toward their goals. 

What do you like best about volunteering with Eden Housing? The Eden Housing team not only provides support towards development and getting started on a reoccurring basis, but they are flexible with my schedule to accommodate volunteering. 

Are there any tips that you would share for someone else who is considering volunteering? Take the leap! It’s a small time investment in yourself that also has a huge impact on your client.  

Tell us something we may not know about you. Any interesting facts you’d like to share about your life? I love cycling! I try to do a 30-60 mile bike ride somewhere in the Bay Area each week and have raised money & rode in the Napa Valley Tour de Cure Diabetes the last 8 years.

 

If you're interested in volunteering with Eden, please go to Volunteer with Eden Housing.

 

 

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