Sabelyn is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church USA and a Senior Editor for the publishing company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Sabelyn has been involved with Front Steps since 2006. She began as a volunteer for the ARCH with a desire to learn about homelessness in Austin.
In 2007 she began a weekly spiritual care group for the evening clients at the ARCH. With the help of several Front Steps staff members she also developed Street Soccer Austin, an affiliate of Street Soccer USA and the Homeless World Cup. Street soccer provides a constructive outlet for players based on team sport and support.
In 2008 Sabelyn joined the board of directors and continues to advocate for the homeless with particular interest in creative and constructive programs for clients to develop skills for a healthy life.