Antonia Ambrose, Volunteer at FrancisCorps

From Strangers to Community Members

Living in community has absolutely been the most fulfilling and educating experience for me this year. As someone who is typically introverted, even antisocial, the ease of relationships with my fellow FrancisCorps members has been a great insight in my personal life. Living with others while developing close friendships with them has often been difficult in my previous…


Antonia Ambrose, Volunteer at FrancisCorps

Faith and Patience

My day begins at 8 am when I leave to carpool to work with my housemate Katie. We listen to news broadcasts and navigate downtown construction zones as she drops me off at 8:15 at Emergency Services in the heart of downtown before heading to her job. Early morning at my work is one of my favorite times- I’m…


Antonia Ambrose, Volunteer at FrancisCorps

To Encourage and To Challenge

I was passionate about doing a year of service because I wanted to take time to reflect and grow spiritually and emotionally before beginning my graduate education and law career. I also felt strongly that at this point in my life I was called to work at the nonprofit level and prioritize learning and working within public interest law as much as I could while…


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