Indigenous Outreach Worker
Directions Youth Services
Jessica Denholm, BA, MA
Vice President, Performance & Quality Assurance
Jessica Denholm has worked in the non-profit social services sector for nearly 30 years. Her work first began in residential psychiatric and A & D settings. She came to Family Services in 1993 to assist in the development and operation of what was to become the new youth detox program. She has been involved in program and contract management in an array of services, including youth, employment, adoptions, and others.
Jessica has always had a keen interest and passion for achieving and maintaining quality and accountability in social services work and is the agency’s lead in accreditation, risk management, privacy, and CQI, and has oversight of the Facilities and Information Technology departments.
Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from SFU and a Master of Arts Degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University. She is a former collegiate basketball player, coach and sports enthusiast.