Position: Mentor (Ashland)

For Alissa, home is Mount Shasta, CA, a place where she loves to spend her time with friends and family. While living there, she gained many years of experience working with animals as an Animal Care Technician for a local animal shelter. She also spent much of her time as a volunteer foster parent for countless litters of kittens over the span of 7 years. The connections and therapeutic relationships that can be created and sustained with animals is an area of passion that she aspires to pursue further.

Alissa recently moved to Ashland, OR in September of 2021 to continue her education in Psychology and Sustainability. She is attending Southern Oregon University as a transfer student upon graduating from College of the Siskiyous with her AA-T, AA, and LAS in Social science. In her free time, Alissa can be found hiking, backpacking, camping, fishing, or exploring the woods with her dogs!