Melissa Achterling Moon

Melissa Achterling Moon

MSW, SOAR Advocate and Employment Specialist

Professional Philosophy

I enjoy helping individuals find creative solutions to their identified needs and barriers as related to employment and vocational goals.

Ages Served


Specialty Areas

Vocational resources and Social Security Outreach and Advocacy


Washington County

Professional Experience

I have over 25 years of collective experience as an advocate for individuals experiencing homelessness, illness and financial distress as related to lack of employment and opportunities. I have worked as a social service provider in Minnesota and Georgia in health care systems and community nonprofits.


Masters in Social Work from University of Minnesota and bachelors in Social Work and Psychology.

License and Credentials