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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
Accounting and bookkeepinghttps://rebrand.ly/581e8, AccountingAccounting and bookkeeping
Manual labor and skilled tradehttps://rebrand.ly/bd9e8, Manual laborManual labor and skilled trade
Marketing and Communicationhttps://rebrand.ly/a8f2f, MarketingMarketing and Communication
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

 

 

Border Education Program Organizerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/2/Border-Education-Program-OrganizerBorder Education Program OrganizerTucson, Arizona1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Volunteer Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/256/Volunteer-CoordinatorVolunteer CoordinatorSan Francisco, California1- 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+
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+
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+
School Nursehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/32/School-NurseSchool NurseWashington, 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+
Placement with the NIJC-Goshenhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/66/Placement-with-the-NIJC-GoshenPlacement with the NIJC-GoshenGoshen, Indiana1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Migrant Services Volunteerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/467/Migrant-Services-VolunteerMigrant Services VolunteerKansas City, Kansas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Community Orientation Assistant Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/469/Community-Orientation-Assistant-CoordinatorCommunity Orientation Assistant CoordinatorKansas City, Kansas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Legal Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/632/Legal-AssistantLegal AssistantManhattan, New York1- or 2-year term;1 or 2 year termAges 20+
Case Aidehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/96/Case-AideCase AideSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Legal Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/94/Legal-AssistantLegal AssistantSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
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+
Family Advocatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/98/Family-AdvocateFamily AdvocateSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
SOOP Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Jubilee Partnershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/193/SOOP-Jubilee-PartnersSOOP Jubilee PartnersComer, GeorgiaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Phoenixhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/209/SOOP-PhoenixSOOP PhoenixGlendale, ArizonaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP San Antoniohttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/214/SOOP-San-AntonioSOOP San AntonioSan Antonio, TexasFlexible termAges 25+
Dweller - Denverhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/612/Dweller---DenverDweller - DenverDenver, Colorado1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30

 

 

SOOP Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminaryhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/165/SOOP-Anabaptist-Mennonite-Biblical-SeminarySOOP Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical SeminaryElkhart, IndianaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Austinhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/167/SOOP-AustinSOOP AustinAustin, TexasFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Beaver Camphttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/169/SOOP-Beaver-CampSOOP Beaver CampLowville, New YorkFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Bethany Birches Camphttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/170/SOOP-Bethany-Birches-CampSOOP Bethany Birches CampPlymouth, VermontFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Black Rock Retreathttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/171/SOOP-Black-Rock-RetreatSOOP Black Rock RetreatQuarryville, PennsylvaniaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Brightwood Ranchhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/172/SOOP-Brightwood-RanchSOOP Brightwood RanchEvansburg, AlbertaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Camp Camrechttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/274/SOOP-Camp-CamrecSOOP Camp CamrecLeavenworth, WashingtonFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Cachipayhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/267/SOOP-CachipaySOOP CachipayColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Camp Deerparkhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/174/SOOP-Camp-DeerparkSOOP Camp DeerparkWestbrookville, New YorkFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Camp Friedenswaldhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/175/SOOP-Camp-FriedenswaldSOOP Camp FriedenswaldCassopolis, MichiganFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Camp Mennoscahhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/178/SOOP-Camp-MennoscahSOOP Camp MennoscahMurdock, KansasFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Camp Ithielhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/176/SOOP-Camp-IthielSOOP Camp IthielGotha, FloridaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Camps with Meaninghttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/180/SOOP-Camps-with-MeaningSOOP Camps with MeaningWinnipeg, ManitobaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Camp Squeahhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/179/SOOP-Camp-SqueahSOOP Camp SqueahHope, British ColumbiaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Carlsbadhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/182/SOOP-CarlsbadSOOP CarlsbadCarlsbad, New MexicoFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Care and Share Thrift Shoppeshttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/181/SOOP-Care-and-Share-Thrift-ShoppesSOOP Care and Share Thrift ShoppesSouderton, PennsylvaniaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Crazyhead Springs Mennonite Camphttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/183/SOOP-Crazyhead-Springs-Mennonite-CampSOOP Crazyhead Springs Mennonite CampBusby, MontanaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Crooked Creek Christian Camphttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/184/SOOP-Crooked-Creek-Christian-CampSOOP Crooked Creek Christian CampWashington, IowaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Drift Creek Camphttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/185/SOOP-Drift-Creek-CampSOOP Drift Creek CampLincoln City, OregonFlexible termAges 25+

 

 

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+
SOOP La Mesahttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/466/SOOP-La-MesaSOOP La MesaColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
English Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/hong-kong/International-ministries/300/English-TeacherEnglish TeacherHong Kong3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
SERVE Nazareth https://www.chooseservice.org/middle-east/israel/International-ministries/624/SERVE-Nazareth-SERVE Nazareth Nazareth, Israel3-month to 2-year terms;a few months to a yearAges 21+
Japan 2019https://www.chooseservice.org/asia/japan/Youth-Venture/101/Japan-2019Japan 2019Japan2- to 3-week termAges 15–22
Elementary Education Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/nigeria/International-ministries/291/Elementary-Education-TeacherElementary Education TeacherNigeria3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Seminary and Bible school professorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ghana/International-ministries/326/Seminary-and-Bible-school-professorSeminary and Bible school professorGhana3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Peru 2019https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/peru/Youth-Venture/63/Peru-2019Peru 20192- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
English Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/312/English-TeacherEnglish TeacherMongolia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Ecuador refugee programhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/Journey-International/80/Ecuador-refugee-programEcuador refugee programEcuador1-year termAges 18–26
Meserete Kristos Collegehttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ethiopia/International-ministries/337/Meserete-Kristos-CollegeMeserete Kristos CollegeEthiopia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Teacher Trainers at KISChttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/376/Teacher-Trainers-at-KISCTeacher Trainers at KISCNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Benin 2019https://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/Youth-Venture/64/Benin-2019Benin 2019Benin2- to 3-week termAges 15–22
Community peacebuilderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/south-africa/International-ministries/580/Community-peacebuilderCommunity peacebuilderSouth Africa3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Community Development Liaisonhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/International-ministries/310/Community-Development-LiaisonCommunity Development LiaisonBenin3-month to 2-year termsAges 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 21+
English Teacher and local church liaisonhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/china/International-ministries/307/English-Teacher-and-local-church-liaisonEnglish Teacher and local church liaisonChina3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
La Prairie Mennonite Church Community Workerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/france/International-ministries/464/La-Prairie-Mennonite-Church-Community-WorkerLa Prairie Mennonite Church Community WorkerFrance3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Top of the World Coffee Shop internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/349/Top-of-the-World-Coffee-Shop-internTop of the World Coffee Shop internNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
English teaching internshiphttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/china/International-ministries/645/English-teaching-internshipEnglish teaching internshipChina3-month to 2-year terms;1 yearAges 21+
At-risk children's program assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/peru/International-ministries/355/At-risk-children's-program-assistantAt-risk children's program assistantPeru3-month to 2-year termsAges 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 21+
Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/675/TeacherTeacher3-month to 2-year terms;1 or more yearsAges 21+

 

 

Home Repair Workerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/1/Home-Repair-WorkerHome Repair WorkerTucson, Arizona1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Border Education Program Organizerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/2/Border-Education-Program-OrganizerBorder Education Program OrganizerTucson, Arizona1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Afterschool Program Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/631/Afterschool-Program-InternAfterschool Program InternTucson, Arizona1- or 2-year term;1 or 2 year termAges 20+
Hospitality Monitor and Outreach Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/470/Hospitality-Monitor-and-Outreach-AssistantHospitality Monitor and Outreach AssistantSan Francisco, California1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Housing Program Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/10/Housing-Program-InternHousing Program InternSan Francisco, California1- 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+
Communications and Political Outreach Associatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/8/Communications-and-Political-Outreach-AssociateCommunications and Political Outreach AssociateSan Francisco, California1- 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+
Volunteer Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/256/Volunteer-CoordinatorVolunteer CoordinatorSan Francisco, California1- 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+
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+
Volunteer Communications and Events Associatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/27/Volunteer-Communications-and-Events-AssociateVolunteer Communications and Events AssociateWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Compassionate Companionhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/670/Compassionate-CompanionCompassionate CompanionWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-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+
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+
Volunteer Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/655/Volunteer-CoordinatorVolunteer CoordinatorWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year term;1 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+
School Nursehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/32/School-NurseSchool NurseWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Communications Volunteerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/48/Communications-VolunteerCommunications VolunteerWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
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+

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¿Hablas español?#F26E5E/* red */https://www.chooseservice.org/placements#k=Spanish%20OR%20%22Latin%20America%22, Spanish¿Hablas español?
Outdoor workTanhttps://rebrand.ly/d5932, https://rebrand.ly/d5932Outdoor work
Peace and justice#179961/* MCUSA-green */https://rebrand.ly/af510, https://rebrand.ly/af510Peace and justice
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
Housing#00B2AC/* blue-green */https://rebrand.ly/50dd4, https://rebrand.ly/50dd4Housing
Food security#CFE290/* light-green */https://rebrand.ly/b2e62, https://rebrand.ly/b2e62Food security
Education and youth#D1CEC2/* light-gray */https://rebrand.ly/93bc5, https://rebrand.ly/93bc5Education and youth

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 Past volunteers

 

 

<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>
<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>