Jenny Jolly

Manager of Staff Development

BA, CYC (cert), RSW, ACTRP, CTRT

Jenny was born in Romania, adopted as an infant, then began her life journey in Sarnia.  Fast forwarding, Jenny attended Ryerson University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care and is a registered member of the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care as well as the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).  Jenny is accredited by Starr Commonwealth as an Advanced Certified Trauma and Resilience Practitioner, as well as a Certified Trauma and Resilience Trainer.

Since joining the Life’s Seasons team, Jenny’s caseload has evolved from being primarily children and youth, to now including various age groups including many from First Nations Communities.  Jenny offers peer support, mentoring and addressing the training needs of fellow staff members.  Jenny is also a developer and co-host with Tina Hunter for the Life’s Seasons podcast, “Life’s Seasons Speaks”.

When asked about her philosophy of care, Jenny has truly adopted the belief of Life’s Seasons’ co-founder, Annette, in that “Everyone Matters”.

Outside of her professional roles, Jenny is a devoted wife to husband Chad and a loving mother of three, enjoying time spent gardening and campouts with her family.