NCServes – Coastal
Program Care Coordinator
Jerrick Vernon is a United States Air force veteran. He supported Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) from locations within the US and abroad as an Aerospace Propulsion Technician before resettling back in his hometown of Jacksonville, North Carolina. Jerrick began his career of community service as a case manager for the Community Service Block Grant Program, where he assisted low income families with becoming self-sufficient. Later, he became lead case manager for the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF). In this role, he assisted homeless veterans and those at risk of becoming homeless by providing services that promote and achieve housing stability. In addition to providing these services, his duties included outreach, advocacy, and developing partnerships to combat veteran homelessness in four counties. He received a BA in Communications from North Carolina Central University and Family Worker Credentials from Temple University.