Position title: Basic Needs Assistant
Zoe Townsend serves as Basic Needs Assistant in the Office of Student Financial Aid. In this role, Zoe assists students in navigating the often complex system of resources available in the campus and greater Madison communities. Zoe obtained her bachelor’s degree at UW-Madison in 2017, where she majored in Human Development and Family Studies. She is currently in her second year of the four year part time Masters of Social Work program. Zoe has several years of experience in case management and social service work in the Madison community, and she is excited to use her experience back at her alma mater and continue a lifelong path of learning.
In her free time, Zoe likes to try out new recipes, go for hikes with her dogs, and spend time laughing with friends and family.