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"For some, joining AmeriCorps is an easy decision. It’s an amazing opportunity to work in a potential field of interest and give back to your community. But for others, like me, I was terrified. But I decided to take the leap into the unknown, knowing that no matter what happened, this experience would teach me more about my city, how to help others and about myself."
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What are you up to now? I am currently working as an Associate Family Services Worker with the Prince William County Department of Social Services in Manassas, Virginia. I work in the Permanency Dept., which includes Child Protection Services Treatment and Adoption cases...
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NFHC member, Katie Grand, reflects on her experience providing outreach to pregnant women in the Jacksonville community and how displaying flyers at local organizations, libraries, restaurants, and more helped increase the number of women's lives she is able to touch with her services. These women "want to have the healthiest baby that they possibly can," and Katie shares how she is helping to make that happen!
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Meet Sarah Clinton! She served as a Care Coordinator at the Medical Home for Homeless Children's Project during the 2007-2008 service term. Read how her experiences and opportunities with the NFHC not only shaped her career tradjectory and provided personal and professional development and perspectives, but also grow and learn more about herself from her fellow Corps members and the population she served!
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In accordance with the doctrine of Dr. Martin Luther King, the NFHC Service Project Committee (SPC) planned a day of unity and service in January to promote health and well-being in the Jacksonville community. SPC member, William, reflects on his experience coordinating the event with his fellow committee members and how this experience not only impacted the community, but himself and his committee as well. Read more about this growing experience here!
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