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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

 

 

Familienzentrum Bammental team memberhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/germany//720Familienzentrum Bammental team memberGermany3-month to 2-year terms;1 yearAges 18+;Ages 19+
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+
SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/SOOP/695/SOOP-QuitoSOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
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+
Building communities of peacehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Youth-Venture/684/Colombia-2020Building communities of peace2- to 3-week term;9 daysAges 15–22
SOOP Phoenixhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/209/SOOP-PhoenixSOOP PhoenixGlendale, ArizonaFlexible termAges 25+
Immigrant Resource Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/598/Immigrant-Resource-InternImmigrant Resource InternHarrisonburg, Virginia1 year termAges 20+
Trail of Death learning tour 2021https://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Youth-Venture/686/Arizona-2020Trail of Death learning tour 2021Elkhart, Indiana2- to 3-week term;9 daysAges 15–22
Legal Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/94/Legal-AssistantLegal 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+
Immigrant Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/257/Immigrant-AssistantImmigrant AssistantAlamosa, Colorado1- or 2-year termAges 20+
SOOP Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP San Antoniohttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/214/SOOP-San-AntonioSOOP San AntonioSan Antonio, TexasFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Jubilee Partnershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/193/SOOP-Jubilee-PartnersSOOP Jubilee PartnersComer, GeorgiaFlexible termAges 25+
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)
Health Case Managerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/The-Shalom-Project/583/Health-Case-ManagerHealth Case ManagerLancaster, Pennsylvania1-year term;1 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+
Family Advocatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/98/Family-AdvocateFamily AdvocateSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+

 

 

Community Peacebuilderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/south-africa/International-ministries/580/Community-peacebuilderCommunity PeacebuilderSouth Africa3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 20+
SOOP Fairhaven Ministrieshttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/187/SOOP-Fairhaven-MinistriesSOOP Fairhaven MinistriesVernon, British ColumbiaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Maconhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/199/SOOP-MaconSOOP MaconMacon, MississippiFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP MCC Appalachiahttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/200/SOOP-MCC-AppalachiaSOOP MCC AppalachiaWhitesburg, KentuckyFlexible 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+
Service Adventure Anchorage Unit Leaderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Service-Adventure/605/Service-Adventure-Anchorage-Unit-LeaderService Adventure Anchorage Unit LeaderAnchorage, Alaska10-month term;2-3 year termAges 17–20;Ages 24+
SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/SOOP/695/SOOP-QuitoSOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
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+
Psychology Department Chairpersonhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/lithuania//718Psychology Department ChairpersonLithuania3-month to 2-year terms;1 or more yearsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Mission Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/argentina//707Mission InternArgentina3-month to 2-year terms;3 mo - 2 yrsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP La Mesahttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/466/SOOP-La-MesaSOOP La MesaColombiaFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/International-ministries/333/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentEcuador3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Director of Academic Writinghttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/lithuania//713Director of Academic WritingLithuania3-month to 2-year terms;1 or more yearsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camphttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/213/SOOP-Rocky-Mountain-Mennonite-CampSOOP Rocky Mountain Mennonite CampDivide, ColoradoFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Camp Camrechttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/274/SOOP-Camp-CamrecSOOP Camp CamrecLeavenworth, WashingtonFlexible termAges 25+
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+
Seminary and Bible school teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/burkina-faso/International-ministries/327/Seminary-and-Bible-school-teacherSeminary and Bible school teacherBurkina Faso3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Hungry World Farmhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Hungry-World-Farm/591/Hungry-World-Farm-VolunteerSOOP Hungry World FarmTiskilwa, IllinoisFlexible termsAges 18+;Ages 25+ SOOP; 18+ Internship
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+
SOOP Fraser Valley Gleanershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/269/SOOP-Fraser-Valley-GleanersSOOP Fraser Valley GleanersAbbotsford, British ColumbiaFlexible termAges 25+

 

 

Familienzentrum Bammental team memberhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/germany//720Familienzentrum Bammental team memberGermany3-month to 2-year terms;1 yearAges 18+;Ages 19+
Community Peacebuilderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/south-africa/International-ministries/580/Community-peacebuilderCommunity PeacebuilderSouth Africa3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 20+
SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/SOOP/695/SOOP-QuitoSOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
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+
Psychology Department Chairpersonhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/lithuania//718Psychology Department ChairpersonLithuania3-month to 2-year terms;1 or more yearsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Mission Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/argentina//707Mission InternArgentina3-month to 2-year terms;3 mo - 2 yrsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP La Mesahttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/466/SOOP-La-MesaSOOP La MesaColombiaFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/International-ministries/333/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentEcuador3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Director of Academic Writinghttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/lithuania//713Director of Academic WritingLithuania3-month to 2-year terms;1 or more yearsAges 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+
Seminary and Bible school teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/burkina-faso/International-ministries/327/Seminary-and-Bible-school-teacherSeminary and Bible school teacherBurkina Faso3-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+
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+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/paraguay/International-ministries/334/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentParaguay3-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+
Medical Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/315/Medical-AdvisorMedical AdvisorMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+
Building communities of peacehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Youth-Venture/684/Colombia-2020Building communities of peace2- to 3-week term;9 daysAges 15–22
SOOP Cachipayhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/267/SOOP-CachipaySOOP CachipayColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
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+
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 18+;Ages 21+
Summer Language Institute English Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/lithuania/International-ministries/680/Summer-Language-Institute-English-TeacherSummer Language Institute English TeacherLithuania3-month to 2-year terms;1 monthAges 18+;Ages 21+
La Casa Grande Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin//709La Casa Grande InternBenin3-month to 2-year terms;3 mo - 1 yrAges 18+;Ages 20+
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+
Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ethiopia/International-ministries/337/TeacherTeacherEthiopia3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Japanhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/japan/SOOP/192/SOOP-JapanSOOP JapanJapanFlexible termAges 25+

 

 

Development, Marketing and Communications Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/716/Development,-Marketing-and-Communications-AssistantDevelopment, Marketing and Communications AssistantTucson, Arizona1- or 2-year term;1 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+
Communications Volunteerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/48/Communications-VolunteerCommunications VolunteerWashington, District of Columbia1- 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+
Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/671/Program-AssistantProgram AssistantChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Pantry Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/687/Pantry-AssistantPantry AssistantChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year term;1 or 2 year termAges 20+
Immigrant Resource Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/598/Immigrant-Resource-InternImmigrant Resource InternHarrisonburg, Virginia1 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+
Legal Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/94/Legal-AssistantLegal 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+
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+
Early Childhood Teacher Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/51/Early-Childhood-Teacher-AssistantEarly Childhood Teacher AssistantChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Elder Care Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/58/Elder-Care-Program-AssistantElder Care Program AssistantChicago, Illinois1- 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+
Program Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/52/Program-Coordinator-and-CoachProgram CoordinatorChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Housing Organizerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/701/Housing-OrganizerHousing OrganizerSan Francisco, California1- 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+
Communications Supporthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/53/Communications-SupportCommunications SupportChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Certified Nursing Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/599/Certified-Nursing-AssistantCertified Nursing AssistantHarrisonburg, Virginia1 year termAges 20+
ELAA Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/715/ELAA-Program-AssistantELAA Program AssistantTucson, Arizona1- or 2-year term;1 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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<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>