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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

 

 

Arizona 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states//686Arizona 2020Kykotsmovi, Arizona2- to 3-week term;10 daysAges 15–22
Dweller - Miamihttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/614/Dweller---MiamiDweller - MiamiMiami, Florida1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30
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+
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+
Dweller - Atlantahttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/DOOR/610/Dweller---AtlantaDweller - AtlantaAtlanta, Georgia1 year termAges 13–30;Ages 19-30
Colombia 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia//684Colombia 20202- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
SOOP Phoenixhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/209/SOOP-PhoenixSOOP PhoenixGlendale, ArizonaFlexible termAges 25+
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+
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+
SOOP Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Jubilee Partnershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/193/SOOP-Jubilee-PartnersSOOP Jubilee PartnersComer, GeorgiaFlexible 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+
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+
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+
Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/671/Program-AssistantProgram AssistantChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year termAges 20+
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
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+

 

 

Medical Doctorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/india/International-ministries/309/Medical-DoctorMedical DoctorIndia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
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+
Disaster Management Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/301/Disaster-Management-AdvisorDisaster Management AdvisorNepal3-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+
Service Adventure Jackson Unit Leaderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Service-Adventure/608/Service-Adventure-Jackson-Unit-LeaderService Adventure Jackson Unit LeaderJackson, Mississippi10-month term;2-3 year termAges 17–20;Ages 24+
SOOP El Doradohttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/186/SOOP-El-DoradoSOOP El DoradoEl Dorado, ArkansasFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Koinonia Partnershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/194/SOOP-Koinonia-PartnersSOOP Koinonia PartnersAmericus, GeorgiaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Tucsonhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/220/SOOP-TucsonSOOP TucsonTucson, ArizonaFlexible termAges 25+
Service Adventure Albuquerque Unit Leaderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Service-Adventure/606/Service-Adventure-Albuquerque-Unit-LeaderService Adventure Albuquerque Unit LeaderAlbuquerque, New Mexico10-month term;2-3 year termAges 17–20;Ages 24+
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+
SOOP Black Rock Retreathttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/171/SOOP-Black-Rock-RetreatSOOP Black Rock RetreatQuarryville, PennsylvaniaFlexible termAges 25+
Match your skills opportunityhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/306/Match-your-skills-opportunityMatch your skills opportunityMongolia3-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 Brightwood Ranchhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/172/SOOP-Brightwood-RanchSOOP Brightwood RanchEvansburg, AlbertaFlexible 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+
Ministry Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/bolivia/International-ministries/322/Ministry-InternMinistry InternBolivia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Fraternal Special Assignmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/india/International-ministries/325/Fraternal-Special-AssignmentFraternal Special AssignmentIndia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
SOOP Ontario Gleanershttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/206/SOOP-Ontario-GleanersSOOP Ontario GleanersCambridge, OntarioFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Reedleyhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/212/SOOP-ReedleySOOP ReedleyReedley, CaliforniaFlexible 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 termsAges 21+

 

 

Medical Doctorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/india/International-ministries/309/Medical-DoctorMedical DoctorIndia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Disaster Management Advisorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/301/Disaster-Management-AdvisorDisaster Management AdvisorNepal3-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+
Match your skills opportunityhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/306/Match-your-skills-opportunityMatch your skills opportunityMongolia3-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+
Fraternal Special Assignmenthttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/india/International-ministries/325/Fraternal-Special-AssignmentFraternal Special AssignmentIndia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Benin 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/Youth-Venture/64/BeninBenin 2020Benin2- to 3-week termAges 15–22
Peru 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/peru/Youth-Venture/63/PeruPeru 20202- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
Spain 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/europe/spain//685Spain 2020Spain2- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
Colombia 2020https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia//684Colombia 20202- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
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 termsAges 21+
Meserete Kristos Collegehttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ethiopia/International-ministries/337/Meserete-Kristos-CollegeMeserete Kristos CollegeEthiopia3-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+
Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/International-ministries/302/TeacherTeacherColombia3-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+
SOOP Cachipayhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/267/SOOP-CachipaySOOP CachipayColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
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+
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 termsAges 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+
SOOP La Mesahttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/466/SOOP-La-MesaSOOP La MesaColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
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+
Elementary Education Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/nigeria/International-ministries/291/Elementary-Education-TeacherElementary Education TeacherNigeria3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
SOOP Japanhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/japan/SOOP/192/SOOP-JapanSOOP JapanJapanFlexible termAges 25+

 

 

Digital Inclusion Internhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/478/Digital-Inclusion-InternDigital Inclusion InternKansas City, Kansas1- 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+
Legal Advocatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/488/Legal-AdvocateLegal AdvocateSan Francisco, California1- 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+
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+
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+
After School Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/49/After-School-Program-SpecialistAfter School CoordinatorChicago, Illinois1- 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+
Program Coordinator and Coachhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/52/Program-Coordinator-and-CoachProgram Coordinator and CoachChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Victim Offender Reconciliation Caseworkerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/60/Victim-Offender-Reconciliation-CaseworkerVictim Offender Reconciliation CaseworkerElkhart, Indiana1- or 2-year termAges 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+
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+
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+
Volunteer Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/7/Volunteer-CoordinatorVolunteer CoordinatorSan 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+
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+
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+
Communications and Political Outreach Associatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/8/Communications-and-Political-Outreach-AssociateCommunications and Political Outreach AssociateSan Francisco, California1- 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+
SOOP Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+

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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>