Program Staff

Kayla Baier (She/Her/Hers)

Program Coordinator

Kayla is originally from Ocean City, MD. She was the Wellfleet Program Supervisor in Year 18 and returned to be the Program Specialist in Year 20. During her time away from the program, she attained her MA Realtor License and had the pleasure of bookkeeping for Champ Homes and SPAT. In her free time, Kayla enjoys gardening, playing with her dog (@dajoisegram), renovating her recently purchased home, traveling to off the cuff destinations, and listening to informative podcasts.

Kayla’s primary role is to oversee AmeriCorps Cape Cod’s day-to-day operations. This role assures program compliance with all established goals, objectives and standards; guides fiscal and member benefit management; coordinates program disaster response efforts; develops program systems to ensure effective delivery of service and member support and provides guidance, direction and overall supervision to the AmeriCorps Cape Cod staff team. This role serves as the primary contact with the Massachusetts Service Alliance and the AmeriCorps Cape Cod Advisory Board.

Vacant

Program Specialist

The Specialist role is to provide oversight to the components of the program including Individual Placements, program events and outreach, and member training.

Phoebe Plank (She/Her/Hers)

Outer Cape Program Supervisor

Phoebe is originally from North Ferrisburgh, VT. She graduated from St. Lawrence University in 2018 with a degree in Conservation Biology. Post-graduationPhoebe served as a member of AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 20. As a member, Phoebe was placed with the Town of Dennis Department of Natural Resources and the Dennis Conservation Land Trust. She spent her service year planning and coordinating a town-wide litter clean-up event in Dennis, maintaining Town and Trust owned trails, and educating youth about the local Cape Cod environment.   

In her free time, Phoebe enjoys hiking, running, spending time with friends, watching movies, or reading a good book. Her goal for the year is to explore more trails and sample more restaurants across the Cape. 

Manages:
Wellfleet/Lehac House

Phoebe’s primary responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operation, management, and maintenance of the Wellfleet House, and oversee the team-based activities of her members including Group Projects, Saturday Service projects, and house dinners and meetings. All supervisors reside in the AmeriCorps residences and ensure member adherence to programmatic guidelines within the residence. They also provide support to member training and the program’s volunteer engagement activities.

Connor O’Brien (He/Him/His)

Upper Cape Program Supervisor

Manages:
Pocasset 
&
The Ranch Houses

Connor’s primary responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operation, management, and maintenance of the Pocasset House and the Ranch House in Barnstable, and oversee the team-based activities of her members including Group Projects, Saturday Service projects, and house dinners and meetings. All supervisors reside in the AmeriCorps residences and ensure member adherence to programmatic guidelines within the residence. They also provide support to member training and the program’s volunteer engagement activities.