Matthew Charity is a native of North Carolina, growing up in both Durham and Smithfield. He went on to attend the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. Matthew has worked in student advocacy since 2010 through several organizations and school systems assisting youth with academic goals, behavioral initiatives and mentoring before calling Greenville home in August 2018. Matthew found his passion for service in the community through working with organizations such as Kappa Alpha Psi’s Guide Right program, Community Coalition, Habitat for Humanity and Johnston County Public Schools. His first opportunity with Communities In Schools began as an after school counselor at Alexander Elementary and is now excited to continue in his new role at Berea Middle School as the 6th grade student support specialist. Matthew‘s goal is to help each student try and become the best version of themselves by providing each and every child an opportunity to succeed.
Erin Nunley has been working with Communities In Schools of Greenville since August 2015. She currently serves as program coordinator at Berea Middle School providing targeted supports and resources to 7th grade students and families. She attended Lander University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology, and continued her education at Clemson University where she obtained a Master of Science degree in Youth Development Leadership. Erin’s professional experience within the human services field includes multiple youth-serving organizations, residential group homes, alternative school programs, juvenile justice, and student advocacy. Erin is a life long resident of Greenville, SC and enjoys being an active member of the community. She is excited to continue to serve the students and families of Berea Middle School!
The 8th Grade Student Support Specialist position is open for applications through January 6, 2019. See more here.