Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Mentor and Advocate

The Mix at Arbor Place -- Lancaster, Pennsylvania

1 year term
Ages 20+
The Shalom Project



  • Establish and strengthen church partnerships.
  • Recruit and coordinate volunteers.
  • Research and advise the leadership team regarding wrap-around services for students, especially high-risk students in middle and high school.
  • Coordinate with the school district to best serve student needs as they arise.
  • During the after-school program, you are responsible for the safety, well-being, and personal growth of participants and their families. You will work with a team of seven to nine mentors and a rotating cast of interns and volunteers. Mentors are responsible for planning and leading activities, actively supervising youth during snack and dinner, and thoughtfully contributing to program development.

  • 2+ years of experience with youth.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) skills a plus.
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft suite. 

 Program info



The Shalom ProjectThe Shalom Project<p>The Shalom Project is a one year voluntary service experience for recent college graduates. Participants live together in a house in Lancaster city, serve the community through full-time, professional internships, and participate in seminars focused on Christian spiritual formation and personal growth. We cover all of our participants’ living expenses, including housing, transportation, and food.</p><p>Our goal is that participants experience God’s shalom (wholeness, peace, well-being) and extend shalom in the Lancaster community during their year with us. </p><p>Our guiding values, including social justice, peace, lived faith, and community, are rooted in Anabaptist Christianity, but we welcome any participant who desires to learn, grow, and seek wholeness and well-being for themselves and others.</p>

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