Can I Serve AGAPE if I’m Not in Social Work?

by Lydia Huth

Do you feel called to serve the foster children or adoptive families in your community, but don’t have a background in social work? No matter what your previous experience, you still have skills that can be invaluable to our mission.

Not all of AGAPE’s staff members and volunteers come from a background in social work. For example, administrative assistant Kaye Orander has experience as a corporate law paralegal but is now sharing her talents with AGAPE. “If you’re passionate or interested,” Orander explained, “contact us and let us know your background. You may be exactly what we need! Our staff has lots of wonderful ideas but limited resources, so we may have a project that we need to do, but can’t complete yet.”

Even if you can’t spend time working with AGAPE, you can serve through being a connector. If people in your network have talents that you think could benefit AGAPE, encourage them to reach out to us! You may be instrumental in bringing someone to our team at just the right time.

Of course, no matter what your background is, you can always pray for AGAPE and the people with whom we work. Pray that God’s will may be done in AGAPE and that the families and children in our community would find the support, strength, and healing that they need.

If you would like to get involved or have any questions about serving with AGAPE, please contact Kaye Orander, our administrative assistant, at 919.673.7816 or