Mission Team

Emily Beck

Mission Trip Associate

Emily participated in two YouthWorks trips as a junior higher, and after two summers on staff she joined the full-time team in November of 2017. She loves traveling to communities and working alongside of our partners to determine how we can best support and contribute to what’s happening in those places.

Emily enjoys exploring the Twin Cities, scoping out the best brunch spots in town, spending time with friends and family, and savoring a good cup of tea.

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Aimee Sodenkamp

Mission Trip Associate

Aimee was first introduced to YouthWorks in 2015, when she hosted a YouthWorks team in her community in Louisville, KY. Aimee joined the full time YouthWorks team after serving as the Site Director in Brooklyn, NY. She has a passion for youth ministry, community and service. Aimee spends most of her free time volunteering and serving with local nonprofit agencies. Aimee also loves spending time outdoors finding cool parks, trees to use for hammocking and reading a good book. She also enjoys exploring new cities especially with beaches and learning fun historical facts.

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Bethany Overbaugh

Mission Trip Associate

Bethany was introduced to YouthWorks through her role as a 2019 summer staff in Louisville, KY. After returning for a second summer, she joined the full-time team in October of 2021. Bethany is passionate about giving a voice to people’s unique experiences, finding creative ways to share those stories with others, and loves the opportunities to do so in YouthWorks communities. With a background in music education, Bethany loves just about anything that connects people through music, whether that be teaching voice lessons, performing herself, or attending musicals or concerts. In her spare time, she can be found exploring the beauty of Upstate New York or the best independently owned bookstores around.

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