“As our newest team member, why did you decide to join the Amigos family?”
Although it was in 2014, I remember going on my first week-long mission trip with Amigos for Christ like it was yesterday. During that week, I had the pleasure of speaking with several Amigos team members. When I asked why they chose to serve with Amigos, each of them had a spark in their eyes as they answered me. They explained that the organization had changed their lives for the better, and they told me why they wanted to continue working with the organization. Listening to their past experiences and future goals, I felt a desire in my heart to work with an organization such as Amigos. An organization that focuses on the growth and well-being of the people it serves, in this case Nicaragua, as well as its own team members.
Now, here I am! Seven years later, I am the new Director of US Finance & Accounting. I give thanks to God because I feel like He listened to the desires in my heart. He answered my prayers. Now I work in an organization where I can serve others while growing professionally and personally. A place where I can be filled up just as much as I can pour out.