07 Jul RPOR Staff Member Spotlight: Jared Weaver
Jared Weaver, Chief Construction Officer.
Jared was one of the first RPOR staff members. He has been working with RPOR since the start, back in 2019.
Learn more about Jared Weaver and his role as Chief Construction Officer for RPOR below.
Q: What type of work did you do before joining the RPOR team?
A: I am currently a Captain on the Kansas City Missouri Fire Department, where I’ve worked for over 25 years.
Q: Explain what your role is here at RPOR and what a typical day looks like on the job:
A: I handle all of the building construction & maintenance. A typical day can include everything from demolition and construction of one of our building spaces, coordinating contractors, maintenance and upkeep of RPOR properties, and interacting with the girls on a daily basis.
Q: What about our mission resonates with you and why?
A: I like helping to provide a building for the ladies that is comfortable and a safe place for them to come in and get resources.
Q: What do you hope to accomplish (or learn) during your time here at RPOR?
A: I look forward to getting our Crisis Shelter (The Mike Daniels Home) open so that we can better serve women who are ready to start the process of building a new life without exploitation.
Q: What goals do you have for your role at RPOR?
A: Get the buildings all completed on Independence Ave, and await our new projects!
Q: What are you looking forward to the most while working here?
A: I look forward to having a growing group of survivors that have been able to begin a new life with the many resources available through RPOR.
Q: What do you like to do outside of work?
A: Spend time with friends and family, and TRAVEL!
Q: Why do you love working at RPOR?
A: It’s never dull, never the same, and rewarding.