October 2019

October 2019 – Tina Fryxell

Employee Q & A

What brought you to The Arc Southwest Indiana?

I work as a Direct Support Professional in our 24-hour Waiver Department.

What do you like most about your job?

When I come into work it never feels like a job, it’s like I’m coming to support my friends and family.

Who’s your role model?

My father!

What have you gained from working at The Arc Southwest Indiana?

I’ve gained a kind of unconditional love for the people we serve I never knew was possible.

What are 3 words you’d use to describe The Arc Southwest Indiana?

Amazing – Fun – Educational

What’s your favorite memory from The Arc Southwest Indiana?

When I first started one of the people we served loved to tell stories, I loved to listen and will never forget my time with him.

An advice for current / new staff?

Take the time to get to know each and every one of the consumers you assist, once you do it you will never feel like you are working!