Director of Programs
Community Works, Vocational and Private Pay

Phone: 704-536-6661, Ext. 417
jcarter@inreachnc.org

Jennifer joined InReach in 2003.  Jennifer started out working in the group homes as a Direct Support Staff.  She currently manages the Community Works program which connects individuals with community activities based on their interests, abilities and needs.  The community  activities include classes, volunteer opportunities and employment opportunities.  Jennifer promotes community presence and community participation.

Jennifer is a volunteer with Mecklengburg Park and Recreation and Allegro Foundation, a champion for Children with Disabilities.  She has been a volunteer with Special Olympics and has served as a basketball and track and field coach with Special Olympics, and participates in several volunteer programs with Central Piedmont Community College.  Jennifer also participates in the CRC (Community Resource Connection) Aging and Disability organization.  

Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts in Health Communications from UNC-Charlotte and minored in Interdisciplinary Health Studies. She earned a Certification in Developmental Disabilities from Central Piedmont Community College, and is a Certified Lay Leader for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.