20180907_105851_21Caroline Adeoye, Resident Assistant, has a passion for reaching out to the hearts of women that have been broken. She aims to present them with the saving work of Christ Jesus. Caroline has an Associates degree in Liberal Arts from Borough of Manhattan Community College and she is currently attending SUNY College at Old Westbury earning a Bachelors of the Arts in English. Caroline came to faith on her college campus and immediately felt the call to evangelism. While president of a Christian organization, Caroline led Bible Study and evangelistic work on and off campus. Caroline has lead Sunday School, was a children’s dance instructor, and coached women in exercise and health.
Since joining the Bronx Household of Faith, Caroline has assisted in facilitating a women’s bible study and supporting undereducated students in her community. In her free time, she commits to visiting nursing homes and encouraging discipleship with young women in difficult life circumstances. Caroline has experience working in a residential facility for adults with special needs as a Direct Support Professional. She hopes to teach the women of Expect Hope about trust, hope, and peace through the reading of God’s Holy Word.

Viviana Camacho

Viviana Camacho, Parent Assistant, has abundant experience caring for children and elderly in various settings in New York City and New Jersey. She has been trained and certified as a NYC Foster Parent, and helps her community with Foster Care. She completed studies at Hostos Community College in 2016 and is a Certified Nursing Assistant, with clinical experience at Bronx Lebanon Rehabilitation, and has experience as a receptionist at South Bronx Dialysis Center. She additionally holds CPR certification from the American Health Association. This medical knowledge will be an asset as Viviana cares for our residents and their children at Expect Hope.

Viviana is responsible, caring, and attentive with the gift to interact with children in a way that draws them out and makes them feel loved. She lives out her faith daily in a tangible way and is very transparent with her love for the Lord. She is the vibrant mother to three children, and strongly believes that spending time with children is a wonderful gift from the Lord. Viviana’s warm personality is what makes her an amazing servant in Expect Hope.

Amber ChurnBorn and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Amber Churn, Guidance Counselor, has had extensive training and leadership experience in the mental health field. Amber received her Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology with a focus on family studies from Georgia State University. In 2015, she completed continuing education in ministry leadership, focusing on urban outreach, missions, theology, and Biblical counseling. She has since worked as a Children’s and Youth Director for a church in Decatur, GA. Over the years, Amber has enjoyed volunteering with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Turning Point Homes, and the Dream Center of Atlanta. In addition, she has traveled to India, Australia, and Honduras for international missions.

God recently called Amber to New York City with a purpose to restore families. Amber has been serving as a counselor in crisis pregnancy centers in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens. During this work, she has successfully aided hundreds of young women in employment, material provisions, and social and spiritual growth. As an advocate for life, Amber believes in encouraging young mothers to become independent and successful. Currently, she is pursuing her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy with the vision to see all families healthy and thriving. In the coming years, she is excited to use her calling to advance the mission of Expect Hope.

 

33602814_1850146271956725_831229622367551488_oAmynah Diop, Resident Director, was born and raised in California but considers herself an honorary New Yorker because of her love for the City. Since coming to faith in 2008, she has been actively involved in evangelism and pro-life outreaches and has a strong desire to serve the young women of New York.

Amynah received her Bachelor’s of Arts in English Literature at the City College of New York, where she used her time on campus to minister to fellow students and faculty. She led a Christian Club that was devoted to engaging others with the good news of the gospel, interfaith dialogues, education on pro-life issues, and community service. She has worked as a nanny, caterer, tutor, restaurant hostess, and strongly believes that God used her early years to prepare her to serve in ministry. She has attended mission trips overseas, but wants to devote her time being a light where she lives. Her unwavering commitment in helping others to know the love of Christ is why she believes God had called her to Expect Hope.