Program Director, Orange County Rescue Mission
Derrick Burton has worked at the Orange County Rescue Mission for the last twelve and a half years; he was hired as a Custodian in January of 2008 and was promoted to Case Manager two years later. Derrick was next promoted to Senior Case Manager and then Manager of the Village of Hope. For the last two years, Derrick has served in the role of Program Director for the Orange County Rescue Mission. Derrick was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Biblical Addictions Counseling and has earned certifications as a Masters Level Registered Addictions Specialist (M-RAS), Masters Level Drug, Alcohol & Addictions Counselor (MDAAC), and Substance Use Disorder Certified Counselor III – Clinical Supervisor, (SUDCC III – CS).
Derrick Burton is proud to be the husband of one, father of two, stepfather of three, and the grandfather of five. He is married to the love of his life, Yolanda Callegari Burton, and is also passionate about teaching and mentoring others. Derrick enjoys being a servant-leader, spending time with his family, watching football, and attending cultural events.