Resume workshop for foster youth with Amy Kinder

San Diego, College Ministry

As a former foster youth, I have a heart for those from similar backgrounds. I’ve always wanted to share the gospel with foster youth. At CAL, I attended an undergraduate program that supported former foster youth attending UC Berkeley. I looked for a program like this at UCSD and found Hope Scholars-a campus group supporting former foster youth attending UCSD. In the past, I tried to get connected but was unsuccessful.

Recently, I held a Resume Workshop for our A2F students and staff. A lot of people found it very helpful. As we were trying different ways to reach new groups of people at UCSD, I realized we could get connected with Hope Scholars by offering a Resume Workshop for their students. Amazingly, they were open to the idea! My current work manager and I ran the workshop together.

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We experienced answered prayers that night. The most crucial one was when the program lead invited me to join their social events throughout the quarter. He thought I could encourage the students and help them to have vision for their lives, given my foster care background. He even invited Dan to join these events! I am thankful for how God opened this door to continue building relationships with these students, with the hope that we can one day share the gospel with them.


Amy Kinder is a campus minister, part of Acts2Fellowship at UCSD.