On Servants' Wings
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Resources and Reflections by Azariah Liron

Social Service

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Hotline Worker

Safe Passage

  • Answered hotline calls and provided validation, emotional support, crisis intervention, and safety planning.
  • Assisted individuals experiencing interpersonal violence with accessing the resources needed to change their situation.
  • Participated in screening applicants for the Safe Passage shelter.
  • Provided examples and participated in the training of volunteer hotline workers.
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Soup Kitchen Coordinator

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

  • Planned meals for 30-50 patrons.
  • Recruited and trained volunteers.
  • Ensured food safety and cleanliness requirements were maintained.
  • Wrote, distributed, and reported on a survey about the impact of this program.
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Soup Kitchen Worker

Community Soup Kitchen

  • Participated in the daily operation of the soup kitchen by serving meals.
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of a survey to learn how many new guests were coming in each month.
  • Learned about the intersections of race, poverty, and criminality by listening to volunteers and community members.
  • Engaged in various fund raising activities.
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               base of a red heart.

Court Appointed Special Advocate

SOS CASA of the Flint Hills

  • Investigated child's situation using interviews, visits and reviewing professional reports.
  • Reported findings to the 5th Judicial District Court.
  • Worked with families, support services, and the court to help children reach a safe forever home.
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Graduate Assistant

Ethnic & Gender Studies Office

  • Promoted Ethnic & Gender Studies Programming.
  • Maintained contact with Ethnic & Gender Studies students.
  • Developed events to promote dialogue on topics relating to Ethnic & Gender Studies.
  • Facilitated workshops and conversations.
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Community Coordinator


  • Facilitated partnerships between community non-profit organizations and High School in the Community
  • Linked parents and students to necessary resources for academic success.
  • Provided support to after-school events.
  • Publicized school and community events.
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Correctional Facility Library Practicum

Douglas County Jail, El Dorado Correctional Facility

  • Deleted records for lost items, and assisted with the acquisition & search of donated materials.
  • Supervised & ran a workshop on cataloging for inmates at the Douglas county jail.
  • Observed library function in a penal setting.
  • Experiences documented for ESU in a powerpoint and it's corresponding outline.
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Emporia Police Department

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