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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

 

 

SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador//695SOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 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 Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
Case Aidehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/96/Case-AideCase AideSan Antonio, Texas1- 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+
Dweller - Miamihttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/614/Dweller---MiamiDweller - MiamiMiami, Florida1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30
Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/671/Program-AssistantProgram AssistantChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year termAges 20+
SOOP Phoenixhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/209/SOOP-PhoenixSOOP PhoenixGlendale, ArizonaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Jubilee Partnershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/193/SOOP-Jubilee-PartnersSOOP Jubilee PartnersComer, GeorgiaFlexible termAges 25+
School Nursehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/32/School-NurseSchool NurseWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
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
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+
Colombia 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/Youth-Venture/684/Colombia-2020Colombia 20202- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
SOOP San Antoniohttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/214/SOOP-San-AntonioSOOP San AntonioSan Antonio, TexasFlexible termAges 25+
Immigrant Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/257/Immigrant-AssistantImmigrant AssistantAlamosa, Colorado1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Arizona 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Youth-Venture/686/Arizona-2020Arizona 2020Kykotsmovi, Arizona2- to 3-week term;10 daysAges 15–22
Family Advocatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/98/Family-AdvocateFamily AdvocateSan 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)
Legal Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/94/Legal-AssistantLegal AssistantSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
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+

 

 

Finance Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/293/Finance-AdvisorFinance AdvisorNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
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+
Disaster Management Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/301/Disaster-Management-AdvisorDisaster Management AdvisorNepal3-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+
Teacher and Counselor at Bridge of Hope Girls Schoolhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/liberia/International-ministries/292/Teacher-and-Counselor-at-Bridge-of-Hope-Girls-SchoolTeacher and Counselor at Bridge of Hope Girls SchoolLiberia3-month to 2-year terms;1 - 2 yearsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Cachipayhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/267/SOOP-CachipaySOOP CachipayColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
Community Development Liaisonhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/International-ministries/310/Community-Development-LiaisonCommunity Development LiaisonBenin3-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+
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+
Community Development and Discipleship Workerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/senegal/International-ministries/338/Community-Development-and-Discipleship-WorkerCommunity Development and Discipleship WorkerSenegal3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador//695SOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
Seminary and Bible school professorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/nigeria/International-ministries/328/Seminary-and-Bible-school-professorSeminary and Bible school professorNigeria3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Community Peacebuilderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/south-africa/International-ministries/580/Community-peacebuilderCommunity PeacebuilderSouth Africa3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 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 18+;Ages 21+
Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ethiopia/International-ministries/337/TeacherTeacherEthiopia3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
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 Laurelville Mennonite Church Centerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/196/SOOP-Laurelville-Mennonite-Church-CenterSOOP Laurelville Mennonite Church CenterMt Pleasant, PennsylvaniaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Navajo BIC Missionhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/270/SOOP-Navajo-BIC-MissionSOOP Navajo BIC MissionBloomfield, New MexicoFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Pine Lake Fellowship Camphttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/210/SOOP-Pine-Lake-Fellowship-CampSOOP Pine Lake Fellowship CampMeridian, MississippiFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Swan Lake Christian Camphttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/216/SOOP-Swan-Lake-Christian-CampSOOP Swan Lake Christian CampViborg, South DakotaFlexible termAges 25+

 

 

Finance Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/293/Finance-AdvisorFinance AdvisorNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
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+
Disaster Management Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/301/Disaster-Management-AdvisorDisaster Management AdvisorNepal3-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+
Teacher and Counselor at Bridge of Hope Girls Schoolhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/liberia/International-ministries/292/Teacher-and-Counselor-at-Bridge-of-Hope-Girls-SchoolTeacher and Counselor at Bridge of Hope Girls SchoolLiberia3-month to 2-year terms;1 - 2 yearsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Cachipayhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/267/SOOP-CachipaySOOP CachipayColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
Community Development Liaisonhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/International-ministries/310/Community-Development-LiaisonCommunity Development LiaisonBenin3-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+
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+
Community Development and Discipleship Workerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/senegal/International-ministries/338/Community-Development-and-Discipleship-WorkerCommunity Development and Discipleship WorkerSenegal3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador//695SOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
Seminary and Bible school professorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/nigeria/International-ministries/328/Seminary-and-Bible-school-professorSeminary and Bible school professorNigeria3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Community Peacebuilderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/south-africa/International-ministries/580/Community-peacebuilderCommunity PeacebuilderSouth Africa3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 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 18+;Ages 21+
Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ethiopia/International-ministries/337/TeacherTeacherEthiopia3-month to 2-year termsAges 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+
Registrarhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ghana//694RegistrarGhana3-month to 2-year terms;1 - 2 yearsAges 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+
Community Medical Officer or General Practitionerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/385/Community-Medical-Officer-General-PractitionerCommunity Medical Officer or General PractitionerNepal3-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+
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+
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+
Teacher or assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/International-ministries/302/Teacher-or-assistantTeacher or assistantColombia3-month to 2-year termsAges 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+
Colombia 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/Youth-Venture/684/Colombia-2020Colombia 20202- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22

 

 

Digital Literacy Assistant Instructorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/36/Digital-Literacy-Assistant-InstructorDigital Literacy Assistant InstructorWashington, 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 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+
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+
Case Aidehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/96/Case-AideCase AideSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
SOOP Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/671/Program-AssistantProgram AssistantChicago, Illinois1- 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+
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+
Compassionate Companionhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/670/Compassionate-CompanionCompassionate CompanionWashington, 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+
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+
Legal Advocatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/488/Legal-AdvocateLegal AdvocateSan Francisco, California1- 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+
Staff Associatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/28/Staff-AssociateStaff AssociateWashington, District of Columbia1- 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+
Housing Organizerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/701/Housing-OrganizerHousing OrganizerSan Francisco, California1- 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+
Program Coordinator and Coachhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/52/Program-Coordinator-and-CoachProgram Coordinator and CoachChicago, Illinois1- 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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<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>