Victoria Mitchell is a community development specialist (CDS) for Community Partnership of the Ozarks in the Caring Communities Program. Currently, she serves York and Bissett elementary schools as well as Heart of the Westside and Bissett neighborhoods.
The nature of her work includes coordinating resources, developing and fostering community partnerships, creating and supporting after school programming, and supporting community engagement activities. Her work’s purpose is to ensure children and youth are succeeding in school and that families have access to safe neighborhoods.
Springfield has been Mitchell’s home for over 10 years. She is an alumnus of Missouri State University, where she studied administrative and business management. Victoria is a serious proponent for human rights and social justice. Her mission is to eradicate socioeconomic disparities in education and various factors of wealth including financial wealth, social wealth (status), time wealth (freedom), and physical/psychological wealth (health-safety), in creative yet strategic avenues.
Mitchell is also a graduate of Change One Thousand, a pre-employment soft skills training program offered by the City Springfield’s Department of Workforce Development through the Missouri Job Center; a graduate of the Parent Leadership Training Institute program (PLTI); a recipient of the Making Sense of Money program; and a VITA volunteer, all three services provided by Community Partnership of the Ozarks.
For opportunities to partner with Mitchell, in her work as a CDS for Community Partnership of the Ozarks, you can connect with her via email at email@example.com.