YWx Team

Aimee Sodenkamp

YWx 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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Rachel Nelson

YWx Mission Trip Associate

Rachel was introduced to YouthWorks through her role as a 2022 summer staff in Niagara Falls, NY. She served as the Niagara Falls Site Director. After serving for the summer, she returned to Bethel University to complete her degree in Missional Ministries. She is most passionate about connecting with service partners and helping them to connect them with YWx participants.  

In her free time, Rachel enjoys going thrift shopping with friends and grabbing a cup of coffee at new locations in her hometown of Long Prairie, MN. You can also find her spending her weekends hiking, biking, and staying active.  

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