Maria Vargas – Youth Engagement Specialist

Maria works as Youth Engagement Specialist at Latino Network, a non-profit organization that provides transformative opportunities, services, and advocacy for the education, leadership and civic engagement of our youth, families and communities.

The job category best describing her current role is:

Educator / Teacher

Three skills essential to success in this role are:

1) Communication-Being clear with your work team, the schools, the partners, everyone you work with, making sure you are representing your organization in the best way possible.

2) Adaptability-Being able to accept change and work with it, being able to meet the people you work with where they are.

3) Self motivation and initiative- being able to take what you are given and make something out of it.

You can also talk with Maria about:

Student Affairs-higher education

Alma Mater/s and Area/s of Study:

Western Oregon University
Bachelors of Science in Social Science: Criminal Justice Bachelors of Arts in Spanish with a Humanities Minor


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