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All placementshttps://www.chooseservice.org/placements, https://www.chooseservice.org/placementsAll placements
Advocacyhttps://rebrand.ly/75fdf, AdvocacyAdvocacy
Teachinghttps://rebrand.ly/c6f2c, TeachingTeaching
Fine artshttps://rebrand.ly/a2e93, Fine artsFine arts
Information technologyhttps://rebrand.ly/6c041, Information technologyInformation technology
Legal aidhttps://rebrand.ly/95e01, Legal aidLegal aid
Manual labor and skilled tradehttps://rebrand.ly/bd9e8, Manual laborManual labor and skilled trade
Marketing and Communicationhttps://rebrand.ly/a8f2f, MarketingMarketing and Communication
Accounting and bookkeepinghttps://rebrand.ly/581e8, AccountingAccounting and bookkeeping
Child care and youth serviceshttps://rebrand.ly/0a7b6, https://www.chooseservice.org/placements#7a395ecf-c242-4ff0-b7df-a70766b02e98={"k":"","r":[{"n":"RefinableString06","t":["\"ǂǂ4368696c64206361726520616e6420796f757468207365727669636573\""],"o":"and","k":false,"m":null}]}Child care and youth services
Fitness and physical educationhttps://rebrand.ly/9c696, FitnessFitness and physical education
Health care serviceshttps://rebrand.ly/3c97b, Health care servicesHealth care services

 

 

Case Aidehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/96/Case-AideCase AideSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Discover Groups - Miamihttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/620/Discover-Groups---MiamiDiscover Groups - MiamiMiami, FloridaWeekend or Week-Long termAges 13–30;Ages 13+
Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/671/Program-AssistantProgram AssistantChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year termAges 20+
SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/SOOP/695/SOOP-QuitoSOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
Arizona 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Youth-Venture/686/Arizona-2020Arizona 2020Kykotsmovi, Arizona2- to 3-week term;10 daysAges 15–22
Colombia 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/Youth-Venture/684/Colombia-2020Colombia 20202- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
Dweller - Denverhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/612/Dweller---DenverDweller - DenverDenver, Colorado1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30
SOOP Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
Dweller - Atlantahttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/610/Dweller---AtlantaDweller - AtlantaAtlanta, Georgia1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30
Dweller - Miamihttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/614/Dweller---MiamiDweller - MiamiMiami, Florida1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30
School Nursehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/32/School-NurseSchool NurseWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Administrative and Legal Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/30/Administrative-and-Legal-InternAdministrative and Legal InternWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
SOOP Phoenixhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/209/SOOP-PhoenixSOOP PhoenixGlendale, ArizonaFlexible termAges 25+
Protection Counselorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/630/Protection-CounselorProtection CounselorWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year term;1 or 2 year termAges 20+
SOOP San Antoniohttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/214/SOOP-San-AntonioSOOP San AntonioSan Antonio, TexasFlexible termAges 25+
Dweller - Los Angeleshttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/613/Dweller---Los-AngelesDweller - Los AngelesLos Angeles, California1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30
Legal Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/94/Legal-AssistantLegal AssistantSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
CASAS Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/guatemala/International-ministries/693/CASAS-InternCASAS InternGuatemala3-month to 2-year terms;1 week - 1 yearAges 18+;Ages 18+ (Families are welcome)
Intake and Outreach Paralegalhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/93/Intake-and-Outreach-ParalegalIntake and Outreach ParalegalSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Immigrant Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/257/Immigrant-AssistantImmigrant AssistantAlamosa, Colorado1- or 2-year termAges 20+

 

 

SOOP MCC Appalachiahttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/200/SOOP-MCC-AppalachiaSOOP MCC AppalachiaWhitesburg, KentuckyFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Hesston Collegehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/189/SOOP-Hesston-CollegeSOOP Hesston CollegeHesston, KansasFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Brightwood Ranchhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/172/SOOP-Brightwood-RanchSOOP Brightwood RanchEvansburg, AlbertaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Okanagan Gleanershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/205/SOOP-Okanagan-GleanersSOOP Okanagan GleanersOliver, British ColumbiaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Williamsburg Christian Retreat Centerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/224/SOOP-Williamsburg-Christian-Retreat-CenterSOOP Williamsburg Christian Retreat CenterToano, VirginiaFlexible termAges 25+
Disaster Management Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/301/Disaster-Management-AdvisorDisaster Management AdvisorNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Match your skills opportunityhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/306/Match-your-skills-opportunityMatch your skills opportunityMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+
Accompaniment and Anabaptist Resource Facilitatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/chile/International-ministries/323/Accompaniment-and-Anabaptist-Resource-FacilitatorAccompaniment and Anabaptist Resource FacilitatorChile3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/uruguay/International-ministries/335/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentUruguay3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Seminary and Bible school professorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/International-ministries/308/Seminary-and-Bible-school-professorSeminary and Bible school professorBenin3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Austinhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/167/SOOP-AustinSOOP AustinAustin, TexasFlexible termAges 25+
SEMILLA Guest House Hosthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/guatemala/International-ministries/702/SEMILLA-Guest-House-HostSEMILLA Guest House HostGuatemala3-month to 2-year terms;3 mo - 1 yrAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Foothills Mennonite Church Guest Househttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/268/SOOP-Foothills-Mennonite-Church-Guest-HouseSOOP Foothills Mennonite Church Guest HouseCalgary, AlbertaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/SOOP/695/SOOP-QuitoSOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
Skills and Therapy Trainer for Childrenhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/313/Skills-and-Therapy-Trainer-for-ChildrenSkills and Therapy Trainer for ChildrenMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/chile/International-ministries/331/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentChile3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
English teaching internshiphttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/china/International-ministries/645/English-teaching-internshipEnglish teaching internshipChina3-month to 2-year terms;1-3 yearsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Elementary Education Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/nigeria/International-ministries/291/Elementary-Education-TeacherElementary Education TeacherNigeria3-month to 2-year terms;1-2 yearsAges 18+;Ages 21+
High School or Elementary Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/albania/International-ministries/345/High-School-or-Elementary-TeacherHigh School or Elementary TeacherAlbania3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Medical Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/315/Medical-AdvisorMedical AdvisorMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+

 

 

Community Development Workerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/kenya/International-ministries/679/Community-Development-WorkerCommunity Development WorkerKenya3-month to 2-year terms;1-3 months; possibly up to a yearAges 18+;Ages 21+
Disaster Management Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/301/Disaster-Management-AdvisorDisaster Management AdvisorNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Match your skills opportunityhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/306/Match-your-skills-opportunityMatch your skills opportunityMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+
Accompaniment and Anabaptist Resource Facilitatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/chile/International-ministries/323/Accompaniment-and-Anabaptist-Resource-FacilitatorAccompaniment and Anabaptist Resource FacilitatorChile3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/uruguay/International-ministries/335/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentUruguay3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Seminary and Bible school professorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/International-ministries/308/Seminary-and-Bible-school-professorSeminary and Bible school professorBenin3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SEMILLA Guest House Hosthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/guatemala/International-ministries/702/SEMILLA-Guest-House-HostSEMILLA Guest House HostGuatemala3-month to 2-year terms;3 mo - 1 yrAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/SOOP/695/SOOP-QuitoSOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
Skills and Therapy Trainer for Childrenhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/313/Skills-and-Therapy-Trainer-for-ChildrenSkills and Therapy Trainer for ChildrenMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/chile/International-ministries/331/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentChile3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
English teaching internshiphttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/china/International-ministries/645/English-teaching-internshipEnglish teaching internshipChina3-month to 2-year terms;1-3 yearsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Colombia 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/Youth-Venture/684/Colombia-2020Colombia 20202- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
Elementary Education Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/nigeria/International-ministries/291/Elementary-Education-TeacherElementary Education TeacherNigeria3-month to 2-year terms;1-2 yearsAges 18+;Ages 21+
High School or Elementary Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/albania/International-ministries/345/High-School-or-Elementary-TeacherHigh School or Elementary TeacherAlbania3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Medical Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/315/Medical-AdvisorMedical AdvisorMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+
Bible and Theology Instructorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/india/International-ministries/324/Bible-and-Theology-InstructorBible and Theology InstructorIndia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/argentina/International-ministries/329/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentArgentina3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/brazil/International-ministries/321/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentBrazil3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/bolivia/International-ministries/330/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentBolivia3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Expatriate Support Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/384/Expatriate-Support-AdvisorExpatriate Support AdvisorNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
English Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/312/English-TeacherEnglish TeacherMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Cachipayhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/267/SOOP-CachipaySOOP CachipayColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Japanhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/japan/SOOP/192/SOOP-JapanSOOP JapanJapanFlexible termAges 25+
Nazareth Village 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/middle-east/israel/Youth-Venture/683/Nazareth-Village-2020Nazareth Village 2020Israel/Palestine2- to 3-week term;2–3 weeksAges 15–22;Ages 18+
General Surgeons and ENT Surgeonshttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/296/General-Surgeons-and-ENT-SurgeonsGeneral Surgeons and ENT SurgeonsNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+

 

 

Housing Organizerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/701/Housing-OrganizerHousing OrganizerSan Francisco, California1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Social Services Advocatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/489/Social-Services-AdvocateSocial Services AdvocateSan Francisco, California1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Conflict Resolution Case Managerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/600/Conflict-Resolution-Case-ManagerConflict Resolution Case ManagerHarrisonburg, Virginia1 year termAges 20+
Adult Mental Health Case Managerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/669/Adult-Mental-Health-Case-ManagerAdult Mental Health Case ManagerHarrisonburg, Virginia1-2 yearsAges 20+
Case Aidehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/96/Case-AideCase AideSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Global Advocacy Campaign Volunteerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/278/Global-Advocacy-Campaign-VolunteerGlobal Advocacy Campaign VolunteerWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/671/Program-AssistantProgram AssistantChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year termAges 20+
US Policy and Advocacy Volunteerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/283/US-Policy-and-Advocacy-VolunteerUS Policy and Advocacy VolunteerWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Volunteer Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/7/Volunteer-CoordinatorVolunteer CoordinatorSan Francisco, California1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Restorative Justice Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/603/Restorative-Justice-InternRestorative Justice InternHarrisonburg, Virginia1 year termAges 20+
Staff Associatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/28/Staff-AssociateStaff AssociateWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Supportive Housing Project Associatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/255/Supportive-Housing-Project-AssociateSupportive Housing Project AssociateSan Francisco, California1- or 2-year term;1 or 2 year termAges 20+
SOOP Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
Early Childhood Instructional Specialisthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/37/Early-Childhood-Instructional-SpecialistEarly Childhood Instructional SpecialistWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Marketing and Operations Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/677/Marketing-and-Operations-CoordinatorMarketing and Operations CoordinatorSan Francisco, California1- or 2-year termAges 20+
School Nursehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/32/School-NurseSchool NurseWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Legal Advocatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/488/Legal-AdvocateLegal AdvocateSan Francisco, California1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Administrative and Legal Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/30/Administrative-and-Legal-InternAdministrative and Legal InternWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Director of After school program and Development Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/95/Director-of-After-school-program-and-Development-AssistantDirector of After school program and Development AssistantSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Protection Counselorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/630/Protection-CounselorProtection CounselorWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year term;1 or 2 year termAges 20+

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Outdoor workTanhttps://rebrand.ly/d5932, https://rebrand.ly/d5932Outdoor work
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Environmental work#A9CD4E/* bright-greenish-yellow */https://rebrand.ly/00879, Environmental workEnvironmental work
Immigration and refugee services#FCB749/* orange */https://rebrand.ly/7e025, https://rebrand.ly/7e025Immigration and refugee services
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Food security#CFE290/* light-green */https://rebrand.ly/b2e62, https://rebrand.ly/b2e62Food security
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<div><p><span lang="EN-US">“</span><span lang="EN-US">Because of my time in L.A., I know that I want to work with issues concerning race in the future. I was able to make friends, experience a different place, learn, and just have fun. I would recommend Youth Venture to anyone and everyone.</span><span lang="EN-US">” </span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":200,"335559740":276}"><br></span></p></div>Elizabeth Eby<p>​<span><span><span lang="EN-US">Elizabeth</span></span></span> served in Youth Venture in Los Angeles.<br></p>
<div><p><span lang="EN-US">“My time in <em>El</em> </span><span lang="EN-US"><em>Oriente</em></span><span lang="EN-US"> (northeastern Ecuador) was an incredible experience. It is truly a different world there, and I know I've only seen a glimpse of it. As we </span><span lang="EN-US">return back</span><span lang="EN-US"> to the city, I know I am returning from Tena, </span><span lang="EN-US">Zábalo</span><span lang="EN-US">, and </span><span lang="EN-US">Huaticocha</span><span lang="EN-US"> a changed person with a greater respect for indigenous people all over the world.</span><span lang="EN-US">”</span></p></div>Quinn Kathrineberg<p>​<span lang="EN-US"></span><span lang="EN-US">Quinn </span><span lang="EN-US">served in Quito, Ecuador, with Mennonite Mission Network's Journey International program.</span></p>
<p>​<span lang="EN-US">“</span><span lang="EN-US">At the Homeless Prenatal Program, more than half the staff are former clients that have gone through the Community Health Worker Training Program and have moved up to be case managers and service providers. I am truly humbled every day by my co-workers' and clients' stories of perseverance, hope and strength, as well as their continued humility and service.</span><span lang="EN-US">”</span><span lang="EN-US"></span></p>Stephan Baumgartner<p>​<span lang="EN-US">Baumgartner serve</span><span lang="EN-US">d</span><span lang="EN-US"> with Mennonite Voluntary Service at the Homeless Prenatal Program in San Francisco.</span></p>