Melanie has worked in the Child & Youth Care industry for 16 years. She brings a unique lens to her profession by having worked both frontline and management in various intervention environments and agencies – from outreach support to treatment level. Melanie has a passion for Indigenous cultures and has deep empathy for the challenges faced as a result of colonization and residential schools.
Her love for the outdoors provides Melanie with the serenity she needs to reenergize and bring forward her best self. She is grateful for the opportunity to support the children and youth of the North and hopes that her skills can support further healing and growth of all people Shift supports.