Volunteer for service and justice

Volunteer for service and justice

Are you graduating this semester? Are you interested in service and justice work? Have you considered post-graduate volunteering? First-round application deadlines are quickly approaching and University Ministry wants you to apply!

Volunteers typically serve for one or two years, domestically or internationally, at various placement sites with marginalized communities. Volunteers often live in community with other volunteers and commit to a simple lifestyle. Contact University Ministry at ministry@udmercy.edu for more information on any of the programs below.

Mercy Volunteer Corps

Mercy Volunteer Corps offers professional placements in eleven cities across the United States and South America. Mercy Volunteers commit to living a simple lifestyle in community while focusing on compassionate service and spirituality. Volunteer for one year in the United States or in South America. Priority application deadline is due Jan. 20 with applications accepted on a rolling basis. Click here for more information on Education, Healthcare and Social Services placements.

Jesuit Volunteer Corps

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps engages young leaders in life-changing service, living and working with those in need to build a more just and hopeful world. Volunteers give one or two years at the front lines of social justice, live in community and focus on pillars of simple living, spirituality, community and social justice. Volunteer for one or two years in the United States or Internationally (International program temporarily paused). Second-round application deadline is Feb. 1 and third-round deadline will be March 29 (limited placements). Click here for more information on 16 types of placement sites.

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