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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

 

 

Case Aidehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/96/Case-AideCase AideSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
SOOP Jubilee Partnershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/193/SOOP-Jubilee-PartnersSOOP Jubilee PartnersComer, GeorgiaFlexible 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+
SOOP Phoenixhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/209/SOOP-PhoenixSOOP PhoenixGlendale, ArizonaFlexible termAges 25+
Ecuador refugee programhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/Journey-International/80/Ecuador-refugee-programEcuador refugee programEcuador1-year termAges 18–26
SOOP San Antoniohttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/214/SOOP-San-AntonioSOOP San AntonioSan Antonio, TexasFlexible termAges 25+
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+
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+
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+
Dweller - Denverhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/612/Dweller---DenverDweller - DenverDenver, Colorado1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30
Dweller - Atlantahttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/610/Dweller---AtlantaDweller - AtlantaAtlanta, Georgia1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30
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 Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
Family Advocatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/98/Family-AdvocateFamily AdvocateSan Antonio, Texas1- 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
Immigrant Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/257/Immigrant-AssistantImmigrant AssistantAlamosa, Colorado1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Community developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/botswana/International-ministries/581/Community-developmentCommunity developmentBotswana3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Immigrant Resource Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/598/Immigrant-Resource-InternImmigrant Resource InternHarrisonburg, Virginia1 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+
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+

 

 

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 Jubilee Partnershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/193/SOOP-Jubilee-PartnersSOOP Jubilee PartnersComer, GeorgiaFlexible termAges 25+
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+
Finance Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/293/Finance-AdvisorFinance AdvisorNepal3-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+
Community peacebuilderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/south-africa/International-ministries/580/Community-peacebuilderCommunity peacebuilderSouth Africa3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
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 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 Lotts Creek Community Schoolhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/198/SOOP-Lotts-Creek-Community-SchoolSOOP Lotts Creek Community SchoolHazard, KentuckyFlexible 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 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+
Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/International-ministries/302/TeacherTeacherColombia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Ministry Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/bolivia/International-ministries/322/Ministry-InternMinistry InternBolivia3-month to 2-year termsAges 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 21+
SOOP Black Rock Retreathttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/171/SOOP-Black-Rock-RetreatSOOP Black Rock RetreatQuarryville, PennsylvaniaFlexible 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 Brightwood Ranchhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/172/SOOP-Brightwood-RanchSOOP Brightwood RanchEvansburg, AlbertaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP El Doradohttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/186/SOOP-El-DoradoSOOP El DoradoEl Dorado, ArkansasFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Camp Ithielhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/176/SOOP-Camp-IthielSOOP Camp IthielGotha, FloridaFlexible 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+

 

 

Japan 2019https://www.chooseservice.org/asia/japan/Youth-Venture/101/Japan-2019Japan 20192- to 3-week termAges 15–22
Finance Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/293/Finance-AdvisorFinance AdvisorNepal3-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+
Community peacebuilderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/south-africa/International-ministries/580/Community-peacebuilderCommunity peacebuilderSouth Africa3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/International-ministries/302/TeacherTeacherColombia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Ministry Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/bolivia/International-ministries/322/Ministry-InternMinistry InternBolivia3-month to 2-year termsAges 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 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+
Peru 2019https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/peru/Youth-Venture/63/Peru-2019Peru 20192- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
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+
Benin 2019https://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/Youth-Venture/64/Benin-2019Benin 20192- to 3-week termAges 15–22
SOOP Japanhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/japan/SOOP/192/SOOP-JapanSOOP JapanJapanFlexible termAges 25+
Ecuador refugee programhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/Journey-International/80/Ecuador-refugee-programEcuador refugee programEcuador1-year termAges 18–26
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+
Sports Ministry Trainerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/314/Sports-Ministry-TrainerSports Ministry TrainerMongolia3-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+
Expatriate Support Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/384/Expatriate-Support-AdvisorExpatriate Support AdvisorNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Meserete Kristos Collegehttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ethiopia/International-ministries/337/Meserete-Kristos-CollegeMeserete Kristos CollegeEthiopia3-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+
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+
Indonesia 2019https://www.chooseservice.org/asia/indonesia/Youth-Venture/625/Indonesia-2019Indonesia 2019Jakarta, Indonesia2- to 3-week termAges 15–22
England—Urban Light community traineehttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/england/International-ministries/463/England—Urban-Light-community-traineeEngland—Urban Light community traineeEngland3-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+
Community Development Liaisonhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/International-ministries/310/Community-Development-LiaisonCommunity Development LiaisonBenin3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Community developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/botswana/International-ministries/581/Community-developmentCommunity developmentBotswana3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+

 

 

Community Organizerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/358/Community-OrganizerCommunity OrganizerMadison, Wisconsin1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Grant Writerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/602/Grant-WriterGrant WriterHarrisonburg, Virginia1 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+
Community Builderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/109/Community-BuilderCommunity BuilderMadison, 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+
Scholars Programhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/46/Scholars-ProgramScholars ProgramWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Youth Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/55/Youth-Program-AssistantYouth Program AssistantChicago, Illinois1- 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+
Teacher Assistant/Student Mentorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/601/Teacher-Assistant-Student-MentorTeacher Assistant/Student MentorHarrisonburg, Virginia1 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+
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+
Communications Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/277/Communications-CoordinatorCommunications CoordinatorSan Francisco, California1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Employment Services Program Managerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/485/Employment-Services-Program-ManagerEmployment Services Program ManagerSan 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+
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+
After School Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/56/After-School-Program-AssistantAfter School Program AssistantChicago, Illinois1- 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 Engagement Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/491/Volunteer-Engagement-AssistantVolunteer Engagement AssistantTucson, Arizona1- 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+
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+

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Food security#CFE290/* light-green */https://rebrand.ly/b2e62, https://rebrand.ly/b2e62Food security
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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>