AmeriCorps Spotlight: Arnold Candia

Arnold Candia

Title: Peer Mentor Supervisor

What That Means: Responsible for overseeing of 12 Peer Mentors, Provide leadership guidance and H.O.P.E for the clients coming through The Healing Place

Background: I struggled with Alcohol and Substance abuse for 30 years and made a decision to give myself a break, someone gave me H.O.P.E because they went through the same things that I did and change their life, so I said if they can do it than I can do it.

Hobbies and Interests: I love to Fish and go out with Family

I most want to Visit: Africa to get more history

Favorite Place I’ve Lived: New Jersey

I can’t live without: My LORD and Savior-Jesus Christ

Best Part of my Service Position: Being Of Service Helping Other People Is My Passion!