Olson Régis is a First Source Career Coach at Somerville Community Corporation who assists
participants in finding job opportunities that align with their personal goals. Olson’s primary role
involves designing career plans for each individual and offering guidance throughout the process.
He actively collaborates with various institutions within Somerville to ensure program participants
have access to a wider network of employment opportunities and resources.
Olson joined SCC in February 2023, following a distinguished work history in Haiti, where he assisted in the country’s reconstruction efforts after the devastating earthquake in 2010.
Olson was the Director of Housing and then Executive Director for TECHO, a Latin American organization, where he worked to empower Haitian youth by encouraging volunteerism, promoting
community participation, and establishing networks between public and private institutions and
community organizations. He also spearheaded several social programs to achieve this goal. In
2017, Olson joined América Solidaria Haiti to further efforts aimed at reducing child poverty In Haiti.
Olson’s passion lies in volunteer work and youth empowerment. He believes in creating a just world where everyone has equal opportunity to pursue and achieve their goals.