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HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY SCIENCE

On-Campus Opportunities:

  • Spend time weekly with residents of Bethany Village, Seidle Hospital and Messiah Village.
  • Explore the therapeutic effects of horseback riding with CATRA
  • Volunteer with special needs adults at the Paxton Ministry Home or Best Buddies.
  • Spend time in the life of a child/youth through ministry opportunities, hanging out and being a mentor through Abba’s Place, New Hope Ministries Kids Club, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, or Young Life.
  • Connect with students concerned bout their body image and eating disorders through Healthy Reflections and the Capital Area Pregnancy Center.
  • Promote sexual abstinence until marriage in area schools and youth groups through I’m Worth Waiting For.

Post-Graduate Opportunities:

  • Guest house manager for a missionary kid school or those traveling in that country (minimal language skills a plus)
  • Serve as student residence parents: substitute for children’s own parents who work in translation elsewhere. They maintain a home which may accommodate just a few children or as many as 15.
  • Be a group house manager. A group house is a home away from home for Wycliffe members and visitors in another land.
  • Conduct marriage seminars
  • Work with Mission Year

 

 

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