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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

 

 

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+
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+
Colombia 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia//684Colombia 20202- to 3-week termAges 15–22
ELAA Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/639/ELAA-Program-AssistantELAA Program AssistantTucson, Arizona1- or 2-year term;1 or 2 year termAges 20+
SOOP Phoenixhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/209/SOOP-PhoenixSOOP PhoenixGlendale, ArizonaFlexible termAges 25+
Dweller - Denverhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/612/Dweller---DenverDweller - DenverDenver, Colorado1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30
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+
SOOP San Antoniohttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/214/SOOP-San-AntonioSOOP San AntonioSan Antonio, TexasFlexible termAges 25+
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+
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+
SOOP Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
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+
Family Advocatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/98/Family-AdvocateFamily AdvocateSan 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+
Immigrant Resource Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/598/Immigrant-Resource-InternImmigrant Resource InternHarrisonburg, Virginia1 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+
Dweller - Atlantahttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/610/Dweller---AtlantaDweller - AtlantaAtlanta, Georgia1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30
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

 

 

SOOP Japanhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/japan/SOOP/192/SOOP-JapanSOOP JapanJapanFlexible 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 Unique World Giftshttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/221/SOOP-Unique-World-GiftsSOOP Unique World GiftsHickory, North CarolinaFlexible termAges 25+
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+
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 21+
Regional Mission Intern (PROMINOA)https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/argentina/International-ministries/319/Regional-Mission-Intern-(PROMINOA)Regional Mission Intern (PROMINOA)Argentina3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Chaplain at LCC International Universityhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/lithuania/International-ministries/681Chaplain at LCC International UniversityLithuania3-month to 2-year terms;2 yearsAges 21+;21+
SOOP Camp Squeahhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/179/SOOP-Camp-SqueahSOOP Camp SqueahHope, British ColumbiaFlexible termAges 25+
Regional Mission Intern (VEMZO)https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/argentina/International-ministries/320/Regional-Mission-Intern-(VEMZO)Regional Mission Intern (VEMZO)Argentina3-month to 2-year termsAges 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 21+
SOOP Navajo BIC Missionhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/270/SOOP-Navajo-BIC-MissionSOOP Navajo BIC MissionBloomfield, New MexicoFlexible termAges 25+
Seminary and Bible school professor (Benin)https://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/International-ministries/308/Seminary-and-Bible-school-professor-(Benin)Seminary and Bible school professor (Benin)Benin3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
SOOP The Hermitagehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/219/SOOP-The-HermitageSOOP The HermitageThree Rivers, MichiganFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Menno-Hofhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/202/SOOP-Menno-HofSOOP Menno-HofShipshewana, IndianaFlexible termAges 25+
English Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/312/English-TeacherEnglish TeacherMongolia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
SOOP MCC Appalachiahttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/200/SOOP-MCC-AppalachiaSOOP MCC AppalachiaWhitesburg, KentuckyFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Tucsonhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/220/SOOP-TucsonSOOP TucsonTucson, ArizonaFlexible termAges 25+
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 La Mesahttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/466/SOOP-La-MesaSOOP La MesaColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Ten Thousand Villages-PMChttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/218/SOOP-Ten-Thousand-Villages-PMCSOOP Ten Thousand Villages-PMCPetitcodiac, New BrunswickFlexible termAges 25+

 

 

Benin 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/Youth-Venture/64/BeninBenin 2020Benin2- to 3-week termAges 15–22
SOOP Japanhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/japan/SOOP/192/SOOP-JapanSOOP JapanJapanFlexible termAges 25+
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+
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 21+
Regional Mission Intern (PROMINOA)https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/argentina/International-ministries/319/Regional-Mission-Intern-(PROMINOA)Regional Mission Intern (PROMINOA)Argentina3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Chaplain at LCC International Universityhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/lithuania/International-ministries/681Chaplain at LCC International UniversityLithuania3-month to 2-year terms;2 yearsAges 21+;21+
Regional Mission Intern (VEMZO)https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/argentina/International-ministries/320/Regional-Mission-Intern-(VEMZO)Regional Mission Intern (VEMZO)Argentina3-month to 2-year termsAges 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 21+
Seminary and Bible school professor (Benin)https://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/International-ministries/308/Seminary-and-Bible-school-professor-(Benin)Seminary and Bible school professor (Benin)Benin3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Colombia 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia//684Colombia 20202- to 3-week termAges 15–22
English Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/312/English-TeacherEnglish TeacherMongolia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
SOOP La Mesahttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/466/SOOP-La-MesaSOOP La MesaColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
Peru 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/peru/Youth-Venture/63/PeruPeru 20202- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
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 21+
Regional Mission Intern (Patagonia)https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/argentina/International-ministries/317/Regional-Mission-Intern-(Patagonia)Regional Mission Intern (Patagonia)Argentina3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Nazareth Village 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/middle-east/israel//683Nazareth Village 2020Israel/Palestine2- to 3-week term;2–3 weeksAges 15–22;Ages 18+
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+
Community peacebuilderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/south-africa/International-ministries/580/Community-peacebuilderCommunity peacebuilderSouth Africa3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
SOOP Cachipayhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/267/SOOP-CachipaySOOP CachipayColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/International-ministries/302/TeacherTeacherColombia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Community Development Workerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/kenya/International-ministries/679Community Development WorkerKenya3-month to 2-year terms;Internships ranging from 1-3 months; possibly up to a yearAges 21+;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+
Summer Language Institute English Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/lithuania/International-ministries/680Summer Language Institute English TeacherLithuania3-month to 2-year terms;1 monthAges 21+;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+

 

 

Case Management, Medical Clinic Personnelhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/667/Case-Management,-Medical-Clinic-PersonnelCase Management, Medical Clinic PersonnelHarrisonburg, Virginia1-2 yearsAges 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+
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+
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+
AMBS Bookstorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/626/AMBS-BookstoreAMBS BookstoreElkhart, Indiana1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Warehouse Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/108/Warehouse-AssistantWarehouse AssistantMadison, Wisconsin1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Habitat ReStore Warehouse Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/110/Habitat-ReStore-Warehouse-AssistantHabitat ReStore Warehouse AssistantMadison, Wisconsin1- 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+
Client Engagement Specialisthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/367/Client-Engagement-SpecialistClient Engagement SpecialistElkhart, Indiana1- or 2-year termAges 20+
ELAA Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/639/ELAA-Program-AssistantELAA Program AssistantTucson, Arizona1- 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+
Maintenance Mennonite Voluntary Service (3 days a week)https://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/623/Maintenance-Mennonite-Voluntary-Service-(3-days-a-week)Maintenance Mennonite Voluntary Service (3 days a week)Elkhart, Indiana1- 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+
Food Pantry Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/261/Food-Pantry-CoordinatorFood Pantry CoordinatorMadison, Wisconsin1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Employment Search Assistant Program Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/279/Employment-Search-Assistant-Program-CoordinatorEmployment Search Assistant Program CoordinatorMadison, Wisconsin1- 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+
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+
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+
Community Bicycle Projecthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/62/Community-Bicycle-ProjectCommunity Bicycle ProjectElkhart, Indiana1- 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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<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>