Tim Bignell-Youth and Adult Mentor
Home Base: Durand, WI
Willing to travel up to one hour from home base.
Service Arrays: Individual Skills Development, Wellness Management and Recovery
I am currently in my last semester of the Associate Degree Program in Substance Abuse DisorderCounseling (SUDC). I have completed one semester of SUDC internship at the St. Croix Correctional
In Fall 2021 I will be completing my final internship at Lutheran Social Services in Eau Claire, WI,working there three days per week.
My experiences working with youth include Youth and Adult Sunday School Education, Youth Softball Coaching, and Youth Basketball Coaching.
Further experiences include serving in the United States Army for four years, some of which included overseas assignments. Through my military service, college, and life in general, I have learned to adapt
to many situation, including values, cultures, and ethnic beliefs and practices.
Strengths, as identified from my professors and peers include engaging, reflective, counseling skills, quality, working well with others of all ages, adaptability to situations, empathy, and impressive patience.
I will use these strengths to positively impact the lives of those I connect with. I am motivated by my desire to be effective in my work with people because I care about them and how I perform.
In my free time, I enjoy anything to do with the outdoors. I fish, hunt, garden, and walk in the woods searching for wild ginseng. I also enjoy spending time with my family which includes my wife, teenage
daughter and our beagle, Buddy.