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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 Jubilee Partnershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/193/SOOP-Jubilee-PartnersSOOP Jubilee PartnersComer, GeorgiaFlexible 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)
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+
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
Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/671/Program-AssistantProgram AssistantChicago, Illinois1- 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+
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
Public Ally Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states//727/Public-Ally-InternPublic Ally InternAlbuquerque, New Mexico10-month termAges 17–20
Immigrant Ministry Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states//728/Immigrant-Ministry-InternImmigrant Ministry InternSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
La Casa Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states//729/La-Casa-InternLa Casa InternSan Antonio, Texas1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Site and Volunteer Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states//722/Site-and-Volunteer-CoordinatorSite and Volunteer CoordinatorTucson, Arizona1- or 2-year term;1 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+
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+
Familienzentrum Bammental team memberhttps://www.chooseservice.org/europe/germany//720/Familienzentrum-Bammental-team-memberFamilienzentrum Bammental team memberGermany3-month to 2-year terms;1 yearAges 18+

 

 

Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ethiopia/International-ministries/337/TeacherTeacherEthiopia3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Jubilee Partnershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/193/SOOP-Jubilee-PartnersSOOP Jubilee PartnersComer, GeorgiaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP MCC Appalachiahttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/200/SOOP-MCC-AppalachiaSOOP MCC AppalachiaWhitesburg, KentuckyFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Mennonite Central Committeehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/203/SOOP-Mennonite-Central-CommitteeSOOP Mennonite Central CommitteeAkron, PennsylvaniaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Mennonite Heritage Villagehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/204/SOOP-Mennonite-Heritage-VillageSOOP Mennonite Heritage VillageSteinbach, ManitobaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Okanagan Gleanershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/205/SOOP-Okanagan-GleanersSOOP Okanagan GleanersOliver, British ColumbiaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Phoenixhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/209/SOOP-PhoenixSOOP PhoenixGlendale, ArizonaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Reedleyhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/212/SOOP-ReedleySOOP ReedleyReedley, CaliforniaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Spruce Lake Retreathttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/215/SOOP-Spruce-Lake-RetreatSOOP Spruce Lake RetreatCanadensis, PennsylvaniaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Ten Thousand Villages (Brownstown, Pennsylvania)https://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/217/SOOP-Ten-Thousand-Villages-(Brownstown,-Pennsylvania)SOOP Ten Thousand Villages (Brownstown, Pennsylvania)Brownstown, PennsylvaniaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Woodcrest Retreathttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/225/SOOP-Woodcrest-RetreatSOOP Woodcrest RetreatEphrata, 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 Camp Camrechttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/274/SOOP-Camp-CamrecSOOP Camp CamrecLeavenworth, WashingtonFlexible termAges 25+
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+
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+
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+
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+
Disaster Management Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/301/Disaster-Management-AdvisorDisaster Management AdvisorNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
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+
English Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/312/English-TeacherEnglish TeacherMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+

 

 

Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ethiopia/International-ministries/337/TeacherTeacherEthiopia3-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+
Registrarhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ghana//694/RegistrarRegistrarGhana3-month to 2-year terms;1 - 2 yearsAges 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+
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+
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+
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+
Disaster Management Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/301/Disaster-Management-AdvisorDisaster Management AdvisorNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
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+
English Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/312/English-TeacherEnglish TeacherMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 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+
Bible and Theology Instructorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/india/International-ministries/324/Bible-and-Theology-InstructorBible and Theology InstructorIndia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 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+
English teaching internshiphttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/china/International-ministries/645/English-teaching-internshipEnglish teaching internshipChina3-month to 2-year terms;1-3 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+
Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/south-korea//697/TeacherTeacherSouth Korea3-month to 2-year terms;1-2 year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/uruguay/International-ministries/335/Teachers-of-Bible,-Theology,-and-Leadership-DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentUruguay3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Japanhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/japan/SOOP/192/SOOP-JapanSOOP JapanJapanFlexible 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)
Undergraduate Professorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/675/Undergraduate ProfessorUndergraduate ProfessorMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;1 or more yearsAges 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
Expatriate Support Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/384/Expatriate-Support-AdvisorExpatriate Support AdvisorNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP La Mesahttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/466/SOOP-La-MesaSOOP La MesaColombiaFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
SOOP Cachipayhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/267/SOOP-CachipaySOOP CachipayColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
Skills and Therapy Trainer for Childrenhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/313/Skills-and-Therapy-Trainer-for-ChildrenSkills and Therapy Trainer for ChildrenMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+

 

 

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+
Communications Volunteerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/48/Communications-VolunteerCommunications VolunteerWashington, 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+
Early Childhood Program Supportive Services Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/54/Early-Childhood-Program-Supportive-Services-AssistantEarly Childhood Program Supportive Services AssistantChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Grant Writerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/602/Grant-WriterGrant WriterHarrisonburg, Virginia1 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+
Adult Mental Health Case Managerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/669/Adult-Mental-Health-Case-ManagerAdult Mental Health Case ManagerHarrisonburg, Virginia1-2 yearsAges 20+
Marketing and Operations Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/677/Marketing-and-Operations-CoordinatorMarketing and Operations CoordinatorSan Francisco, California1- 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+
Compassionate Companionhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/670/Compassionate-CompanionCompassionate CompanionWashington, District of Columbia1- 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+
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+
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+
Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/671/Program-AssistantProgram AssistantChicago, Illinois1- 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+
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+
Communications Supporthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/53/Communications-SupportCommunications SupportChicago, Illinois1- 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+
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+

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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>