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Staff Spotlight: Joyleen Helcoski

Joyleen Helcoski - Aftercare Coordinator

Joyleen Helcoski – Aftercare Coordinator

We’re so proud to work with each and every one of our staff members here at Donor Alliance. In our Staff Spotlight, we like to take a minute to let you learn more about who we are and why we work at Donor Alliance.

Name: Joyleen Helcoski

Position: Aftercare Coordinator

Years at Donor Alliance: 5 years in January!

Tell us a little bit about your role here at Donor Alliance: As the Aftercare Coordinator, I provide support to donor families after donation. This includes follow up, providing grief counseling resources, and facilitating correspondence between donor families and recipients.

Favorite thing about working at Donor Alliance: Working with our incredible donor families. I am constantly reminded of people’s kindness and strength in the midst of tragedy and heartbreak.

When you’re not working, what do you like to do for fun: Hiking, skiing, reading, going to the theater, spending time with my family and my dog.

If you could take an all-expenses paid vacation, where would you go: Europe-anywhere in Europe!

What is your proudest accomplishment: My two amazing kids.

What song would you sing on karaoke night: You will never find me singing karaoke! What do I sing in the car, with the windows rolled up? Anything but country.

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given: Be prepared to let go of dreams, hopes and expectations. Be ready to replace them with different dreams, hopes and expectations.