Job Title: Domestic Program Coordinator and Post Adoption Coordinator
Favorite Bible Verse: Exodus 14:14 The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.
Favorite Adoption Story: As a post adoption coordinator I am able to see how the children that have been adopted internationally thrive over the years. It is wonderful to be able to see how the children grow, learn, and change. We have worked with several children who have been diagnosed with a variety of illnesses or different learning disabilities. With the right care and assistance these children can defeat the odds! I will never get tired of hearing about the journey families go through throughout their adoption journey and long after the adoption is complete.
Education: Natalie has a Bachelors of Social Work from IUPUI and is currently in graduate school to obtain a Masters of Social Work from IUPUI.
Responsibilities: Natalie is the Domestic Program Coordinator for the Indiana office. She counsels and supports expectant parents who are making an adoption plan. She also assists families in Indiana by taking them through the domestic adoption process. She does outreach throughout Indiana to different hospitals, pregnancy resource centers, and medical facilities. Natalie is also responsible for tracking families’ post adoption report schedules for several of Nightlight’s international programs to make sure the reports are completed on time.