Lindsey Rinehart is the Faculty Program Coordinator for the West Virginia University Center for Service and Learning, she joins the CS&L with a background in community social work and experience working with diverse populations and systems. Lindsey holds a Bachelor of Social Work from Shepherd University and a Master of Social Work from New York University.
Lindsey has over ten years of experience working for community organizations to meet the needs of underserved populations, primarily focusing on mental health, substance abuse and homelessness. She has had the opportunity to supervise students as interns, volunteers and service-learners in a variety of settings and brings the viewpoint of a community stakeholder with her into her role working with students and faculty engaged in service-learning.
Lindsey supports academic service-learning courses at WVU by working closely with faculty to support and highlight their use of service-learning. Lindsey is working to expand and improve service-learning across the university to ensure that as many WVU students as possible have the opportunity to experience this high impact learning opportunity while meeting real needs in our Morgantown community.