Community Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator
Joa Sevlie is the Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator at Face to Face. Joa partners with organizations, civic groups, churches, and individuals to meet the needs of clients working with Face to Face. After working with teenagers and young adults for over 20 years, Joa understands that space where volunteers and young people can connect. Joa’s graduate degree is in Transformational Leadership, and she is passionate about encouraging leadership skills in the young people she works with. With an undergraduate degree in political science, she is focused on changing systems that prevent transformation.
Birtukan Sima BSW
Clinic Case Manager
Birtukan is from Ethiopia. She has a degree in social work. She has been married for 12 years. In her free time, she enjoys singing gospel songs.
Manager of Homeless Youth Programs
Jacorey (he/him/his) comes to Face 2 Face with a long history of working in human services. He started working with youth experiencing homelessness in 2005 as a youth housing advocate and transitioned into case management, with a concentration on housing, mental health and LGBTQ services. Jacorey has also focused on HIV services, working in counseling, testing, chemical health and needle exchange. He has managed multiple programs including youth housing and homeless services. He is passionate about working with youth from a harm reduction and strength based perspective. Jacorey lives in Frogtown St. Paul with his wife and three dogs.