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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

 

 

Colombia 2021https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/Youth-Venture/684/Colombia-2020Colombia 20212- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 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+
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+
Doctrine of Discovery and Trail of Death Learning Tour 2021https://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Youth-Venture/686/Arizona-2020Doctrine of Discovery and Trail of Death Learning Tour 2021, 2- to 3-week term;10 daysAges 15–22
SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/SOOP/695/SOOP-QuitoSOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 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+
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 Resource Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/598/Immigrant-Resource-InternImmigrant Resource InternHarrisonburg, Virginia1 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 Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
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+
Dweller - Atlantahttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/610/Dweller---AtlantaDweller - AtlantaAtlanta, Georgia1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30
Dweller - Denverhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/612/Dweller---DenverDweller - DenverDenver, Colorado1 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
Dweller - Miamihttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/614/Dweller---MiamiDweller - MiamiMiami, Florida1 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+
Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/671/Program-AssistantProgram AssistantChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year termAges 20+

 

 

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+
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 Camp Friedenswaldhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/175/SOOP-Camp-FriedenswaldSOOP Camp FriedenswaldCassopolis, MichiganFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP El Doradohttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/186/SOOP-El-DoradoSOOP El DoradoEl Dorado, ArkansasFlexible 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 Cachipayhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/267/SOOP-CachipaySOOP CachipayColombiaFlexible 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+
Match your skills opportunityhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/306/Match-your-skills-opportunityMatch your skills opportunityMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+
Community Development Liaisonhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/International-ministries/310/Community-Development-LiaisonCommunity Development LiaisonBenin3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
Service Adventure Anchorage Unit Leaderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Service-Adventure/605/Service-Adventure-Anchorage-Unit-LeaderService Adventure Anchorage Unit LeaderAnchorage, Alaska10-month term;2-3 year termAges 17–20;Ages 24+
SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/SOOP/695/SOOP-QuitoSOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
SOOP Crazyhead Springs Mennonite Camphttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/183/SOOP-Crazyhead-Springs-Mennonite-CampSOOP Crazyhead Springs Mennonite CampBusby, MontanaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Beaver Camphttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/169/SOOP-Beaver-CampSOOP Beaver CampLowville, New YorkFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Menno-Hofhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/202/SOOP-Menno-HofSOOP Menno-HofShipshewana, IndianaFlexible termAges 25+
Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ethiopia/International-ministries/337/TeacherTeacherEthiopia3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
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+
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+
SOOP Camp Squeahhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/179/SOOP-Camp-SqueahSOOP Camp SqueahHope, British ColumbiaFlexible termAges 25+
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+
SOOP Welcome Innhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/222/SOOP-Welcome-InnSOOP Welcome InnHamilton, OntarioFlexible termAges 25+

 

 

Colombia 2021https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/Youth-Venture/684/Colombia-2020Colombia 20212- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
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+
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 Cachipayhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/267/SOOP-CachipaySOOP CachipayColombiaFlexible 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+
Match your skills opportunityhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/306/Match-your-skills-opportunityMatch your skills opportunityMongolia3-month to 2-year terms;Flexible TermAges 18+;Ages 21+
Community Development Liaisonhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/International-ministries/310/Community-Development-LiaisonCommunity Development LiaisonBenin3-month to 2-year termsAges 18+;Ages 21+
SOOP Quitohttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/SOOP/695/SOOP-QuitoSOOP QuitoEcuadorFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
Benin 2021https://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/Youth-Venture/64/BeninBenin 2021Benin2- to 3-week term;1–4 weeksAges 15–22
Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ethiopia/International-ministries/337/TeacherTeacherEthiopia3-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+
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+
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 18+;Ages 21+
Funding and Communications Management Directorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/704/Funding and Communications Management DirectorFunding and Communications Management DirectorMongoliaLong-TermAges 21+
SOOP Japanhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/japan/SOOP/192/SOOP-JapanSOOP JapanJapanFlexible termAges 25+
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+
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/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)
Seminary and Bible school professorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/International-ministries/308/Seminary-and-Bible-school-professorSeminary and Bible school professorBenin3-month to 2-year termsAges 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+
SOOP La Mesahttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/466/SOOP-La-MesaSOOP La MesaColombiaFlexible term;Flexible termsAges 25+
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+
Mission Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/argentina//707Mission InternArgentina3-month to 2-year terms;3 mo - 2 yrsAges 18+;Ages 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 18+;Ages 21+

 

 

Restorative Justice Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/603/Restorative-Justice-InternRestorative Justice InternHarrisonburg, Virginia1 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+
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+
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+
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+
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+
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 Volunteerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/48/Communications-VolunteerCommunications VolunteerWashington, District of Columbia1- 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+
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+
Volunteer Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/7/Volunteer-CoordinatorVolunteer CoordinatorSan 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+
Staff Associatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/28/Staff-AssociateStaff AssociateWashington, District of Columbia1- 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+
Program Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/52/Program-Coordinator-and-CoachProgram CoordinatorChicago, 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+
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+
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+
Immigrant Resource Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Dean-House/598/Immigrant-Resource-InternImmigrant Resource InternHarrisonburg, Virginia1 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
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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>