As our Family of Agencies continue to grow and expand, we would like to introduce you to some our amazing team members. Each month, we will be highlighting one of our employees serving on the 2017-2018 Leadership Team. This month we will be highlighting Monica Martin who is the current leadership team secretary.
Which Agency do you work for?
Brevard Family Partnership
How long have you worked for the above agency?
What is your current title?
Foster Parent Navigator
Briefly in 2-3 sentences explain what you do in your current role:
In my current role as the Foster Parent Navigator, I assist and support the foster parents through navigating the Child Welfare System, answering their questions and an added layer of support to the foster parents for the children in their home. I attend all monthly foster parent support groups and maintain the monthly paperwork to ensure the children's files are always in compliance. In addition, the foster parents know they can always count on me when needed!
Have you ever been in any other role within the agency?
What is your favorite thing about working here?
My favorite thing about working at BFP as a Foster Parent Navigator is working with all our amazing foster parents. I love hearing their success stories and being their support when needed. In addition, I enjoy laughing and working with my co-workers.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
In my spare time I enjoy spending time at the basketball courts, baseball fields and any other activities my son is involved in. I enjoy spending time with my amazing husband as well.
Who or What inspires you? Why?
My Grandmother, she is truly an inspiration to me. She always has supported me in anything that I have done in life. She is 89 years old and is still as witty as if she was in her 20's. She wrote a book and had it published about her life. She is very tech savvy, we Face Time about once a month and text about once a week.
If you were a color crayon what color would you be? Why?
If I were a color crayon I'd be the color pink. I choose pink because pink is the color most often associated with charm, politeness, sensitivity, tenderness, and sweetness.