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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

 

 

Trail of Death Learning Tour 2021https://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Youth-Venture/686/Arizona-2020Trail of Death Learning Tour 2021, 2- to 3-week term;9 daysAges 15–22
Immigrant Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/257/Immigrant-AssistantImmigrant AssistantAlamosa, Colorado1- 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+
SOOP Phoenixhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/209/SOOP-PhoenixSOOP PhoenixGlendale, ArizonaFlexible 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)
Colombia 2021https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/Youth-Venture/684/Colombia-2020Colombia 20212- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/671/Program-AssistantProgram AssistantChicago, Illinois1- 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+
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+
Immigrant Resource Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/598/Immigrant-Resource-InternImmigrant Resource InternHarrisonburg, Virginia1 year termAges 20+
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+
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+
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+
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+
SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/SOOP/695/SOOP-QuitoSOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
SOOP Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+

 

 

Hungry World Farm Volunteerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Hungry-World-Farm/591/Hungry-World-Farm-VolunteerHungry World Farm VolunteerTiskilwa, Illinois1-6 week termsAges 18+
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+
SOOP Fraser Lake Camphttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/188/SOOP-Fraser-Lake-CampSOOP Fraser Lake CampStouffville, OntarioFlexible 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 Koinonia Farmhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/194/SOOP-Koinonia-PartnersSOOP Koinonia FarmAmericus, GeorgiaFlexible 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+
Sports Ministry Trainerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/314/Sports-Ministry-TrainerSports Ministry TrainerMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 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 Camp Squeahhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/179/SOOP-Camp-SqueahSOOP Camp SqueahHope, British ColumbiaFlexible 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+
English Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/hong-kong/International-ministries/300/English-TeacherEnglish TeacherHong Kong3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Welcome Innhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/222/SOOP-Welcome-InnSOOP Welcome InnHamilton, OntarioFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Camp Ithielhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/176/SOOP-Camp-IthielSOOP Camp IthielGotha, FloridaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Menno-Hofhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/202/SOOP-Menno-HofSOOP Menno-HofShipshewana, IndianaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP San Antoniohttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/214/SOOP-San-AntonioSOOP San AntonioSan Antonio, TexasFlexible termAges 25+
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+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/International-ministries/332/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentColombia3-month to 2-year terms;1 month or moreAges 18+;Ages 21+
Service Adventure Johnstown Unit Leaderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Service-Adventure/609/Service-Adventure-Johnstown-Unit-LeaderService Adventure Johnstown Unit LeaderJohnstown, Pennsylvania10-month term;2-3 year termAges 17–20;Ages 24+
SOOP Phoenixhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/209/SOOP-PhoenixSOOP PhoenixGlendale, ArizonaFlexible 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)

 

 

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+
Sports Ministry Trainerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/314/Sports-Ministry-TrainerSports Ministry TrainerMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 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+
English Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/hong-kong/International-ministries/300/English-TeacherEnglish TeacherHong Kong3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 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+
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+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/International-ministries/332/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentColombia3-month to 2-year terms;1 month or moreAges 18+;Ages 21+
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)
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+
Colombia 2021https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/Youth-Venture/684/Colombia-2020Colombia 20212- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
SOOP Cachipayhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/267/SOOP-CachipaySOOP CachipayColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
Funding and Communications Management Directorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/704/Funding and Communications Management DirectorFunding and Communications Management DirectorMongoliaLong-TermAges 21+
Special Assignmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/india/International-ministries/325/Special-AssignmentSpecial AssignmentIndia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 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+
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+
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+
Ministry Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/bolivia/International-ministries/322/Ministry-InternMinistry InternBolivia3-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+
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+
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+
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+
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+
Faculty Position in Economic Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/lithuania//714Faculty Position in Economic DevelopmentLithuania3-month to 2-year terms;1 or more yearsAges 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+
Faculty Position in Communicationhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/lithuania//712Faculty Position in CommunicationLithuania3-month to 2-year terms;1 or more yearsAges 18+;Ages 21+

 

 

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+
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+
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+
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+
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+
Compassionate Companionhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/670/Compassionate-CompanionCompassionate CompanionWashington, District of Columbia1- or 2-year termAges 20+
After School Program Specialisthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/49/After-School-Program-SpecialistAfter School Program SpecialistChicago, Illinois1- 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+
Adult Basic Literacy Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/717/Adult-Basic-Literacy-Program-AssistantAdult Basic Literacy Program AssistantTucson, Arizona1- or 2-year term;1 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+
Communications Supporthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/53/Communications-SupportCommunications SupportChicago, Illinois1- 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+
Housing Organizerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/701/Housing-OrganizerHousing OrganizerSan Francisco, California1- 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+
Legal Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/94/Legal-AssistantLegal AssistantSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Global Advocacy Campaign Volunteerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/278/Global-Advocacy-Campaign-VolunteerGlobal Advocacy Campaign VolunteerWashington, 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+
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+
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+

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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>