Nice to meet you, Jason

Name: Jason York
Birthday: March 30, 1982
Born in: Philadelphia
Current residence: Small cabin in Shrewsbury, Vt.
Job Title: AmeriCorps VISTA (August 2005)
Previous Jobs: House advisor/work crew leader at Spring Lake Ranch, carpenter, cook, Wilderness trip leader
Graduated college from: Unity College, Unity Maine (Dec. 2003)
Favorite Color: earth tones
Favorite Season: “each for there own, but mostly fall”
Favorite food: “just about anything that’s not processed and packaged”What is one of your favorite quotes or sayings?
“If you try to use the master carpenter’s tools, chances are that you’ll cut you hand.”

What is your favorite movie, book, and/or music?
” Movie maybe Rushmore. Anything good for music. I just finished Steven King’s Dark Tower series. I love Kurt Vonnegut.”

What does your normal day consist of?
“Waking up and tending the fire, getting water and drive to work. Chat with Jan, Darla and Chrispin, go home and read until I fall asleep.”

What is one of your funniest or most memorable moments working here?
“I’m not sure, but Jessica and Kathy McDonald always keep me on my toes.”

What do you like to do in your spare time?
“Play music with my band The Wood Coats, snowboard, split wood, garden and read.”

What’s the weirdest gig you ever played?
“A fancy Christmas party where we showed up in Carhartts and white t-shirts.”

What is your favorite part of your job? What is your least favorite part?
“My favorite part is meeting students and helping them to become aware of social issues. My least favorite is wishing more students would take advantage of the opportunities available here.

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