Choices for Youth has a unique perspective on its staff and their roles. They operate a variety of programs to support youth in different ways including education, housing and employment. While each staff member has unique skills in a specific area, the skill set they have in common is the ability to deal with addictions, mental health, childhood trauma etc. Sheldon Pollett, Executive Director of Choices for Youth says,  “So what we say to our staff is, ‘You guys are all completely interchangeable,’ tomorrow Sally can work in Train for Trades and Shelly form Train for Trades can work in Rallyhaven, you know Cindy from Rallyhaven can work at the Lilly, plus or minus a few skills. Because the main issue is around those true barriers for young people…”