Insperational, just by hearing the plight of the kids and knowing you have a chance to make a difference in one their lives.
Pros: travel, meet new people, learn about different cultures.
Cons: not everyone gets a new start.
While working with BCFS, I was fortunate to stand side by side with others who share the joys of giving rather than receiving. I was given the opportunity to work with youths that are from Central and South America. Youth that have come to this country in search for safe haven, education, family, and a brighter future. I learned that most of these youth – more... were guided here by faith and nothing else. No promises of a better tomorrow or even a hot meal every day. To hear the trials, troubles, tribulations, and exploits of their young lives is enough to bring tears to the eyes of many. The people of BCFS are definitly like no other, they have a lot of love for their fellow man, neighbor, and foe. The hardest part of the job is saying good bye to those returning home or those being reunited with family in other states, but what keeps them going is that there is still more families that need their help just as much as those that have left their programs. – less