Sophie Nelson, MCDC Childcare VISTA Coordinator
Sophie came to Montana, from the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, Sophie moved across the country to Helena, MT when given the opportunity to serve in the AmeriCorps VISTA program.
As the MCDC VISTA, Sophia uses her
background in community organizing and historical study to promote the
cooperative model and support rural communities across the state. Previously,
she worked as the Social and Racial Justice Coordinator at YWCA Helena and the Social Media Coordinator at Sunrise Movement UMass.
Sophie earned her Bachelor’s degree in
History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she discovered her
love for the mountains, yoga, and old bookstores.