Yael Petretti, Volunteer Coordinator
Yael serves as the Treehouse Volunteer Coordinator and in this capacity, she helps assess the needs of community members and then matches them with others in the community who can step in to help. Her Treehouse activities also include planning community events, preparing the TH newsletter, working to engage and see to the well-being of our older adults, conducting the Voices for Children semi-monthly tours of TH, processing donations made to TH and maintaining the Donor Perfect data base and other administrative tasks.
Yael has been a certified Compassionate Listening facilitator since 2003. She has brought this practice to the Treehouse Community where she has worked since 2014. She serves as a volunteer Alternative to Violence facilitator at the Osborn Correctional Facility for men in Sommers, CT. She a contributing author to World Vision’s upcoming book entitled, “Interfaith Peace-building: Challenges for Practitioners.”