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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

 

 

School Nursehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/32/School-NurseSchool NurseWashington, District of Columbia1- 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
Volunteer Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/256/Volunteer-CoordinatorVolunteer CoordinatorSan Francisco, California1- 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+
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 Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
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+
Immigrant Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/257/Immigrant-AssistantImmigrant AssistantAlamosa, Colorado1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Placement with the NIJC-Goshenhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/66/Placement-with-the-NIJC-GoshenPlacement with the NIJC-GoshenGoshen, Indiana1- 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+
ELAA Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/639/ELAA-Program-AssistantELAA Program AssistantTucson, Arizona1- 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+
SOOP Phoenixhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/209/SOOP-PhoenixSOOP PhoenixGlendale, ArizonaFlexible termAges 25+
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+
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+
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+
Ecuador refugee programhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/Journey-International/80/Ecuador-refugee-programEcuador refugee programEcuador1-year termAges 18–26
Program Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/671/Program-AssistantProgram AssistantChicago, Illinois1- or 2-year termAges 20+

 

 

SOOP The Hermitagehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/219/SOOP-The-HermitageSOOP The HermitageThree Rivers, MichiganFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Fraser Lake Camphttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/188/SOOP-Fraser-Lake-CampSOOP Fraser Lake CampStouffville, OntarioFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Reedleyhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/212/SOOP-ReedleySOOP ReedleyReedley, CaliforniaFlexible 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 World Hunger Reliefhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/226/SOOP-World-Hunger-ReliefSOOP World Hunger ReliefElm Mott, TexasFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP International Guest Househttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/191/SOOP-International-Guest-HouseSOOP International Guest HouseWashington, District of ColumbiaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Menno-Hofhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/202/SOOP-Menno-HofSOOP Menno-HofShipshewana, IndianaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Ottawahttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/207/SOOP-OttawaSOOP OttawaOttawa, OntarioFlexible 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+
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 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+
Community peacebuilderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/south-africa/International-ministries/580/Community-peacebuilderCommunity peacebuilderSouth Africa3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
SOOP Mennonite Central Committeehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/203/SOOP-Mennonite-Central-CommitteeSOOP Mennonite Central CommitteeAkron, PennsylvaniaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Black Rock Retreathttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/171/SOOP-Black-Rock-RetreatSOOP Black Rock RetreatQuarryville, PennsylvaniaFlexible termAges 25+
Community Development Liaisonhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/International-ministries/310/Community-Development-LiaisonCommunity Development LiaisonBenin3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
SOOP Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP Brightwood Ranchhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/canada/SOOP/172/SOOP-Brightwood-RanchSOOP Brightwood RanchEvansburg, AlbertaFlexible termAges 25+
SOOP La Mesahttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/466/SOOP-La-MesaSOOP La MesaColombiaFlexible 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+

 

 

Peru 2019https://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/peru/Youth-Venture/63/Peru-2019Peru 20192- to 3-week term;2 weeksAges 15–22
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 21+
Community peacebuilderhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/south-africa/International-ministries/580/Community-peacebuilderCommunity peacebuilderSouth Africa3-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+
Japan 2019https://www.chooseservice.org/asia/japan/Youth-Venture/101/Japan-2019Japan 2019Japan2- to 3-week termAges 15–22
Benin 2019https://www.chooseservice.org/africa/benin/Youth-Venture/64/Benin-2019Benin 2019Benin2- to 3-week termAges 15–22
SOOP La Mesahttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/466/SOOP-La-MesaSOOP La MesaColombiaFlexible 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 Japanhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/japan/SOOP/192/SOOP-JapanSOOP JapanJapanFlexible termAges 25+
Meserete Kristos Collegehttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/ethiopia/International-ministries/337/Meserete-Kristos-CollegeMeserete Kristos CollegeEthiopia3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Seminary and Bible school professorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/africa/burkina-faso/International-ministries/327/Seminary-and-Bible-school-professorSeminary and Bible school professorBurkina Faso3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
English teaching internshiphttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/china/International-ministries/645/English-teaching-internshipEnglish teaching internshipChina3-month to 2-year terms;1 yearAges 21+
SOOP Cachipayhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/colombia/SOOP/267/SOOP-CachipaySOOP CachipayColombiaFlexible termAges 25+
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+
Bible and Theology Instructorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/india/International-ministries/324/Bible-and-Theology-InstructorBible and Theology InstructorIndia3-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+
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+
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+
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+
Ecuador refugee programhttps://www.chooseservice.org/latin-america/ecuador/Journey-International/80/Ecuador-refugee-programEcuador refugee programEcuador1-year termAges 18–26
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+
Teacherhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/mongolia/International-ministries/675/TeacherTeacher3-month to 2-year terms;1 or more yearsAges 21+
Community Medical Officer/General Practitionerhttps://www.chooseservice.org/asia/nepal/International-ministries/385/Community-Medical-Officer-General-PractitionerCommunity Medical Officer/General PractitionerNepal3-month to 2-year termsAges 21+
Indonesia 2019https://www.chooseservice.org/asia/indonesia/Youth-Venture/625/Indonesia-2019Indonesia 2019Indonesia2- to 3-week termAges 15–22

 

 

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+
Compassionate Companionhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/670/Compassionate-CompanionCompassionate CompanionWashington, District of Columbia1- 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+
School Nursehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/32/School-NurseSchool NurseWashington, 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+
Seed to Feed Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/673/Seed-To-Feed-AssistantSeed to Feed AssistantElkhart, Indiana1- 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+
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+
Volunteer Coordinatorhttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/256/Volunteer-CoordinatorVolunteer CoordinatorSan Francisco, California1- 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+
Winter Wishes and Events Associatehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/537/Winter-Wishes-and-Events-AssociateWinter Wishes and Events AssociateManhattan, New York1- 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+
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+
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+
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+
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 Baltimorehttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/SOOP/168/SOOP-BaltimoreSOOP BaltimoreBaltimore, MarylandFlexible termAges 25+
Youth Development Specialisthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/678/Youth-Development-SpecialistYouth Development SpecialistElkhart, Indiana1- or 2-year termAges 20+
Food Pantry Assistanthttps://www.chooseservice.org/north-america/united-states/Mennonite-Voluntary-Service/674/Food-Pantry-AssistantFood Pantry AssistantElkhart, Indiana1- or 2-year termAges 20+

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Immigration and refugee services#FCB749/* orange */https://rebrand.ly/7e025, https://rebrand.ly/7e025Immigration and refugee services
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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>