Find the right program for you by browsing service sites by area of interest or populations worked with. From year to year positions change, and ESC does not guarantee particular positions when applying to a program.

Addiction

  • Texas ESC at Open Door Mission: Administration for DoorWay Recovery Center
  • Johnson Service Corps at Freedom House Recovery Center: Work with Halfway House staff to provide life skills education and support to the women who are in residential programs for substance abuse and addiction recovery
  • The Road at Church of the Common Ground: Run programs with a street church where many parishioners are experiencing or have experienced homelessness, poverty, addiction, and mental illness
  • Deaconess Anne House at Magdalene House: Assist in the coordination of clinical services as well as life skill training for women coming out of addiction, abuse, and prostitution
  • Deaconess Anne House at Places for People: Provide case management services directly to clients and/or provides referral to appropriate community resources to clients on mental health, substance abuse, and infectious disease management
  • Servant Year at Bethesda Project: Provide linkages to mental health, addiction, and other support services for a group of women formerly experiencing homelessness
  • The Julian Year at ReVive Center for Housing and Healing: Coordinate volunteers and the activities of the Christmas Basket Program at organization that offers housing to people struggling with addiction

Arts

  • Sycamore House at Jump Street: Assist with Thrive, an arts initiative for older adults in the community
  • The Road at Holy Comforter Church: Serve those who live with mental illness and poverty including work in the gardening and art programs, building friendships, worship assistance, and promotion of the activities and mission

Church

  • The Abraham Project at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church: Support programming and mission of the church; heavy focus on youth ministry
  • Creation Care at Camp Mokule’ia Episcopal Camp: Lead programming for church groups and school groups in environmental education activities and faith formation activities; continue work developing the camp’s Sustainable Farm
  • Deaconess Anne House at Christ Church Cathedral:  Digital Missioner and Real-time Medial Outreach Coordinator
  • Deaconess Anne House at Diocese of Missouri: Coordinate logistics for annual convention, work closely with Diocesan Youth Missioner for events and logistics
  • Life Together at Christ Church, Cambridge and The Episcopal Chaplaincy at Harvard: Develop and coordinate of social justice and outreach programs
  • Life Together at Church of the Holy Spirit: Direct youth programming
  • Life Together at Grace Episcopal Church: Community organize based on interests of churchgoers
  • Life Together at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church: Cross-cultural Youth Ministry
  • Life Together at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church: Build stronger connections with parishes and congregations across the Diocese
  • Life Together at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church: Strengthen existing programs and to create new initiatives that show Christ-like hospitality
  • Life Together at St. Paul’s Cathedral: Grow the congregation’s relationships with local justice organizations
  • Lawrence House at Christ Church Cathedral: Parish ministry focusing on developing and supporting social justice programs and social media
  • Lawrence House at College Common Cup: bridge campus ministry with 5 campuses and 3 Episcopal parishes
  • Resurrection House at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, All Saints Episcopal Church, and the Church of the Holy Spirit: Various ministries and church administration
  • Texas ESC at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church: Assist in church’s communication department as well as work with the afterschool program and youth ministry
  • The Road at Holy Comforter Church: Serve those who live with mental illness and poverty including work in the gardening and art programs, building friendships, worship assistance, and promotion of the activities and mission
  • The Road at Church of the Common Ground: Run programs with a street church where many parishioners are experiencing or have experienced homelessness, poverty, addiction, and mental illness
  • Grace-on-the-Hill at Episcopal Diocese of Virginia: Work in areas of Mission & Outreach and Christian Formation
  • Grace-on-the-Hill at St Andrew’s Church: Provide support in all areas of congregational life
  • Deaconess Anne House at Christ Church Cathedral: Research new church models of engaging people digitally, lead real-time media communications for cathedral and urban outreach
  • Servant Year at St. Mark’s Church: Serve at mass and be fully engaged in the life of the parish; assist with Children’s Ministries; coordinate food outreach programs
  • Servant Year at Episcopal Mission Center: Coordinate groups coming to Philadelphia for weeklong service and work with service sites around the city
  • Servant Year at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church: Plan and implement all Christian formation programs of the church, including Sunday School and youth group; assist with parish outreach efforts
  • Servant Year at The Free Church of St. John: Coordinate an afterschool program for neighborhood youth; coordinate the food cupboard program; coordinate summer day camp for neighborhood children
  • Servant Year at Trinity Gulph Mills: coordinate all Christian education and youth group programming
  • Servant Year at Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania: Design and implement all youth programs in the Diocese, including Night Watch, City Camp, congregational retreats, and Provincial events
  • Servant Year at Swarthmore College: assist the Chaplain with campus ministries and assist with diocesan young adult programming
  • Colorado ESC at Jubilee Ministries: Assist in day to day programing in two Jubilee Ministries; interview and highlight diocesan Jubilee Ministries for diocesan newsletter; assist with the public policy advocacy work of the diocese
  • LEVN at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Sacramento: Coordinate ministry efforts for St. John’s Lutheran Church children, ages birth through sixth grade
  • LEVN at Trinity Cathedral: Minister to children, teenagers, and their families through Sunday school programs, family events, youth group, and children’s church
  • LEVN at The Belfry: Minister to UC Davis students through assisting with weekly worship, Morning Prayer, Bible Study, and outreach efforts; Light administration duties as assigned
  • LEVN at St. Francis Episcopal Church of Fair Oaks: Music leadership; coordinate and develop social media and website content; coordinate weekly food program
  • LEVN at Camp Noel Porter: Coordinate and develop social media and website content, assist with camp registration, assist in marketing and advertising efforts, receive camp visitors, and office administration once a month when at the camp
  • The Julian Year at St. Marks Episcopal Church: Build community ties to the church by engaging in local issues; assist in planning events
  • Confluence Year at St. John’s Episcopal Church: Strengthen parish relationships with local community members, serve on Sundays and lead ministries as needed
  • SSJE at the Monastery House: Engage in ministry hospitality and care of house and grounds; participate fully in the liturgical life of the Monastery
  • SSJE at Grafton House: Participate fully in the liturgical life of Emery House; assist in caring for organic vegetable gardens and animals; practice sustainable agriculture and land management
  • Jonathan Daniels House at Episcopal Charities of Rhode Island: Help execute half-million-dollar giving campaign; screen grant requests and work with volunteer board
  • Sycamore House at St. Stephen’s School/Cathedral: Work with school administrative staff to streamline communication to the church, school and greater community; organizes an after-school program for children
  • Johnson Service Corps at Inter-Faith Council and United Church of Chapel Hill: This community organizing position connects individuals receiving emergency assistance at IFC’s shelter and soup kitchen, and local congregations to organizing efforts focusing on economic and social justice issues.

Community Organizing

  • Deaconess Anne House, Missouri Health Care for All: Community Organizing for access to Medicaid and story banking
  • Life Together at Boston-Area Youth Organizing Project: Increase youth power and create positive social change by relationship-building and leadership development
  • Life Together at Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation: Recruit and train teens in community organizing as social change
  • Life Together at Grace Episcopal Church: Community organize based on interests of churchgoers
  • Life Together at Health Care For All: Organize in targeted communities throughout the state to advocate for Health Care For All’s Legislative Agenda
  • Life Together at MCAN: Provide admin support for organizing efforts as well as facilitate work between various community improvement organizations
  • Life Together at MSAC: Support many local organizing efforts
  • Life Together at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church: Build stronger connections with parishes and congregations across the Diocese
  • Life Together at St. Paul’s Cathedral: Grow the congregation’s relationships with local justice organizations
  • Life Together at Youth on Board: Organize young people, work and advocate on their behalf, and help facilitate meetings, working groups, and community actions/events
  • ESC Maryland at Baltimore Orchard Project: community organizing coupled with urban farming for greater food access for poor urban residents
  • ESC Maryland at Central MD Ecumenical Council: community organizing for environmental initiatives of the Ecumenical Leaders Group
  • Texas ESC at Avenue CDC: Community development and assisting with the GO Neighborhoods Program to implement community meetings, forums, community projects, and public events related to the program
  • Texas ESC at Interfaith Ministries: Oversee all programs that seek to promote interfaith dialogue and understanding; responsible for all general adult programs for the Interfaith Relations Department
  • Deaconess Anne House at Grace Hill Settlement House: Strengthen the strategic vision and transformation of the College Hill Neighborhood in North St. Louis
  • Deaconess Anne House at Metropolitan Congregations United: Implement and design curriculum for youth organizing, train student leaders in community organizing skills, and link youth with larger education campaigns
  • LEVN at Lutheran Church of our Redeemer of Arden-Arcade: Strengthen, support, and create programs for LCoR to increase outreach to the surrounding community
  • City of Soul at BRIDGES: Work and community-building with organization focused on building diverse, transformative leaders in racial, educational, economic and environmental justice
  • The Julian Year at St. Edmund’s Redevelopment Corporation: Engage in housing and community development activities that will improve the diversity and quality of life for people and communities in need
  • The Road at Georgia Interfaith Power and Light: Work to engage congregations in campaigns for environmental justice
  • The Road at 9to5: Organize and work on a living wage campaign, Ban the Box, and other issues affecting women and families
  • Sycamore House at Camp Curtin Jr. High: Work to engage & mobilize volunteers in mutually beneficial and reciprocal partnerships that share knowledge & resources within an emerging collaborative local Planner network (e.g. City of Harrisburg, United Way of the Capital Region (UWCR), Central PA MLK Committee, local churches)
  • Johnson Service Corps at Inter-Faith Council and United Church of Chapel Hill: This community organizing position connects individuals receiving emergency assistance at IFC’s shelter and soup kitchen, and local congregations to organizing efforts focusing on economic and social justice issues.

Disaster Response

Education

  • The Abraham Project at Centers for Exceptional Children: Work in classroom as teacher’s assistant for children with special needs
  • Life Together at Esperanza Academy: Teach and coach at a tuition-free girls school
  • Life Together at Tutors for All: Tutor as well as provide human resources support for all tutors
  • Johnson Service Corps at Dress for Success Triangle NC: Work directly with clients as a Career Coach and help clients access other needed resources such as further education and training
  • Creation Care at Camp Mokule’ia Episcopal Camp: Lead programming for church groups and school groups in environmental education activities and faith formation activities; continue work developing the camp’s Sustainable Farm
  • Sycamore House at Capital Area Head Start: Assist teachers in Head Start classrooms across the city, providing support in the classroom and doing occasional home visits
  • Sycamore House at Joshua Group: Assist in pre-school program for lower-income children and help with an afterschool tutoring program
  • Sycamore House at Camp Curtin Middle School: Work with Middle School teachers, administrators, students and their parents to launch pilot programs that strengthen students’ academic achievement
  • The Road at Path to Shine: Establish new program and develops relationships with children, families, and schools, as well as supports fundraising and grant-writing needs
  • ESC Maryland at Great Kids Farm: Assist in farming and education and field trip support with children from Baltimore City schools
  • Servant Year at St. James School: Assist with curriculum planning and instruction for 5th-8th graders, both in the classroom and through individual tutoring
  • Servant Year at Penrose Elementary School: Provide educational support and coordinate the STEM afterschool program
  • Servant Year at The Free Church of St. John: Coordinate an afterschool program for neighborhood youth; coordinate the food cupboard program; coordinate summer day camp for neighborhood children
  • Servant Year at Swarthmore College: assist the Chaplain with campus ministries and assist with diocesan young adult programming
  • City of Soul at Emmanuel Center: Community-building at inner-city center providing a safe haven, sports programs, tutoring and mentoring to at-risk children, elementary through high school
  • City of Soul at MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association): Community building and service work with organization whose programs include mentoring high school students to prepare for college
  • City of Soul at BRIDGES: Community-building and service work with organization building diverse, transformative leaders addressing racial, educational, economic and environmental justice
  • City of Soul at St. Columba Episcopal Conference and Retreat Center: Lead outreach and service work activities, research and create sustainable plans that encourage an intentional missional relationship with nature and the outdoors; develop three-week overnight camp for 2016
  • Colorado ESC at Yampatika: Develop and lead environmental learning opportunities for children and adults
  • Colorado ESC at Work Options for Women: Assist in teaching classes and mentoring women seeking employment
  • Colorado ESC at Jubilee Ministries: Assist in Asset Based Community Development project and in an after school program in one of Denver’s fastest gentrifying neighborhoods
  • The Julian Year at Waukegan to College: Provide academic, college, and career counseling to students
  • The Julian Year at Youth Guidance: Run after-school programming for a Chicago Public School
  • Trinity Volunteer Corps at Literacy Volunteers Advocate: Address the core, hidden problems of illiteracy by tailoring its program to the thousands of adults in DC who are coping with illiteracy caused by learning challenges
  • Trinity Volunteer Corps at Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys: Nurture the spiritual, intellectual, social, physical and artistic development of students in a Christian community of learners that welcomes boys of all faith traditions
  • Grace-on-the-Hill at Anna Julia Cooper School: assist in the classroom as well as with administrative tasks throughout the school
  • Grace-on-the-Hill at St. Andrew’s School: assist in the classroom as well as with administrative tasks throughout the school
  • Grace-on-the-Hill at Blue Sky Fund: Organize and lead after school activities in outdoor education
  • LEVN at Computers 4 Kids: Outreach to potential clients and Spanish translation of educational materials
  • The Road at Emmaus House: Lead education and tutoring programs for children and neighbors and provide social service assistance
  • Colorado ESC at Boys and Girls Club of Northwest County: Design and lead educational and fun youth-development programs that give each child a sense of competence, power to influence decisions, usefulness and belonging
  • Johnson Service Corps at East Durham Children’s Initiative: Based on the Harlem Children’s Zone, EDCI focuses the highest poverty area of Durham and provides a variety of programs throughout the year to support education, health, and social growth.

Environment

  • Creation Care at Camp Mokule’ia: Sustainable farm development
  • Deaconess Anne House at Earthdance Farms: Coordinate interns and volunteers for farm to table organic farm co-op
  • Life Together at Home Energy Efficiency Team: Build relationships with non-profit leaders to motivate their organizations to take action to lower their impact on the planet
  • ESC Maryland at Great Kids Farm: Assist in farming and education and field trip support with children from Baltimore City schools
  • ESC Maryland at Central MD Ecumenical Council: community organizing for environmental initiatives of the Ecumenical Leaders Group
  • SSJE Monastic Intern Program at Grafton House: Sustainable farm development
  • Colorado ESC at Yampatika: Develop and lead environmental learning opportunities for children and adults
  • City of Soul at BRIDGES: Community-building and service work with organization building diverse, transformative leaders in racial, educational, economic and environmental justice
  • City of Soul at St. Columba Episcopal Conference and Retreat Center: Lead outreach and service work activities, research and create sustainable plans that encourage an intentional missional relationship with nature and the outdoors; develop three-week overnight camp for 2016
  • Grace-on-the-Hill at Blue Sky Fund: Organize and lead after school activities in outdoor education
  • The Road at Georgia Interfaith Power and Light: Work to engage congregations in campaigns for environmental justice

Food Justice

  • Johnson Service Corps at Club Nova: Culinary activities with and case management of people with persistent mental illness
  • Life Together at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church: Support Food Pantry Ministry; deepen connection with local youth
  • Lawrence House at FoodWorks: Teach life skills in the context of food-based programs for people with barriers to education
  • Lawrence House at Cathedral in the Night: Ecumenical street ministry working with homeless and veteran populations as well as connecting with local congregations who support the worship and feeding components of the ministry
  • Saint Hilda’s House at Loaves and Fishes: Coordinate volunteers, publicity, fundraising, and food deliveries for the food pantry
  • Saint Hilda’s House at Community Soup Kitchen: Coordinate volunteers, food prep, social media and newsletters, and write grants
  • Confluence Year at Ohio Association of Foodbanks: Collect stories from those affected by hunger and relay them to politicians statewide in an effort to impact legislation on food justice issues
  • The Road at Emmaus House Chapel and Community Center: Manage food pantry, work with youth, and assist with worship at the Chapel
  • Deaconess Anne House at Earthdance Farms: Coordinate interns and volunteers for farm to table organic farm co-op
  • Servant Year at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church: Coordinate St. Peter’s food justice programs and work with the parish to locate additional resources and support
  • Servant Year at St. Mark’s Church: Coordinate food outreach programs; serve at mass and be fully engaged in the life of the parish; assist with Children’s Ministries
  • Colorado ESC at Cooking Matters: Lead classes with at risk families and seniors to develop tools to eat healthily on a limited income; Provide grocery store tours to help same population shop well on a budget
  • ESC Maryland at Baltimore Orchard Project: community organizing coupled with urban farming for greater food access for poor urban residents
  • LEVN at River City Food Bank: Maintain the general operations of the food bank including making deliveries in a large truck, picking up new food items, and maintaining a spreadsheet of participants, dates, and food weights
  • City of Soul at St. Columba Episcopal Conference and Retreat Center: Lead outreach and service work activities, research and create sustainable plans that encourage an intentional missional relationship with nature and the outdoors; develop three-week overnight camp for 2016
  • Trinity Volunteer Corps at Capital Area Food Bank: Acquire food and distribute it through our network of member agencies; educate, empower, and enlighten the community about the issues of hunger and nutrition
  • Jonathan Daniels House at FarmFresh RI: Work with distribution and production elements of FFRI, which works to grow a local food system that values the environment, health and quality of life for both RI farmers and eaters
  • Texas ESC at Sustainable Food Center: work to strengthen the local food system and improve access to nutritious, affordable food in Austin
  • Sycamore House at Feeding Pennsylvania: Provide crucial assistance in creating and advancing fund development projects and initiatives to help grow Feeding Pennsylvania
  • Sycamore House at Central PA Food Bank: Support the work of SNAP Outreach Program by providing excellent customer service to individuals and households potentially eligible for SNAP (food stamps), and mobilize members of the community to support and education others about the benefits of SNAP

Health

  • The Abraham Project at HealthCare Access: Connect uninsured individuals and families with healthcare
  • The Abraham Project at SECU Family House: Offer care and support to families experiencing a serious, long-term illness
  • Deaconess Anne House at Grace Hill Settlement House: Coordinate trainings, workshops, health fairs
  • Lawrence House at Western Mass Recovery Learning Community: Peer support as well as interactions with hospitals to enable mental health in secular setting
  • Johnson Service Corps at Threshold: Provide psychiatric rehabilitation services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness through participation in the work-ordered day, vocational rehabilitation, and social/recreational programs
  • Johnson Service Corps at The Seymour Senior Center: Co-lead programming for adults with dementia so that caregivers can have a day off–wellness for all!
  • Sycamore House at Capital Area Head Start: Work with health care department to provide vision and eye-screenings to all of the children enrolled in Head Start in the Harrisburg area
  • The Road at Holy Comforter Church: Serve those who live with mental illness and poverty including work in the gardening and art programs, building friendships, worship assistance, and promotion of the activities and mission
  • The Road at Church of the Common Ground: Run programs with a street church where many parishioners are experiencing or have experienced homelessness, poverty, addiction, and mental illness
  • The Road at Frazer Center: Provide care, training, and instruction for adults with physical and mental challenges in the areas of recreation and leisure, daily living skills, vocational skills and community integration
  • Deaconess Anne House at Places for People: Provide provide occupational and basic therapeutic assistance to clients with mental illness seeking to regain permanent housing
  • Servant Year at Bethesda Project: Provide case management and other support services for a group of women formerly experiencing homelessness
  • Colorado ESC at Cooking Matters: Lead classes with at risk families and seniors to develop tools to eat healthily on a limited income; Provide grocery store tours to help same population shop well on a budget
  • City of Soul at MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association): Community-building and service work with organization whose programs include service and advocacy for senior citizens
  • The Julian Year at Bishop Anderson House: Training lay chaplains for hospital ministry; caring for the spiritual needs of patients; advocating for holistic health care practices
  • The Julian Year at Chicago House: Providing housing, legal/employment/medical linkages, and HIV prevention services, to those who are disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS, poverty, homelessness, and/or gender nonconformity
  • Texas ESC at H.A.N.D. (Helping the Aging, Needy, and Disabled): Provide services to older adults and people with disabilities that allow them to continue living independently

Homelessness

  • Deaconess Anne House: CJ’s Place: Assist with practical skill building for men and women transitioning from homelessness
  • Life Together at City Mission Society: Organize meaningful service opportunities for groups to engage in projects that help prevent homelessness
  • ESC Maryland at Project PLASE (People Lacking Adequate Shelter and Employment): Direct work finding housing, employment, and other resources for clients experiencing homelessness
  • Lawrence House at Cathedral in the Night: Ecumenical street ministry working with veteran populations and people experiencing homelessness as well as connecting with local congregations who support the worship and feeding components of the ministry
  • Texas ESC at Lord of the Streets: Serve as initial contact for clients when they enter the facility and register clients into the Homeless Management Information System
  • Texas ESC at Open Door Mission: Administration for DoorWay Recovery Center
  • Saint Hilda’s House at New Reach: Coordinate housing and benefits for a women and children’s shelter
  • Saint Hilda’s House at Columbus House: Help people experiencing homelessness find housing, food, and other services
  • Confluence Year at Coalition for Homelessness & Housing: Assist with marketing, advocacy efforts, and database analysis
  • The Road at Church of the Common Ground: Run programs with a street church where many parishioners are experiencing or have experienced homelessness, poverty, addiction, and mental illness
  • The Road at L’Arche: Serve adults with disabilities in a residential setting
  • Deaconess Anne House at Gateway 180 Homelessness Reversed: Manage, develop, and oversee volunteer management and outreach
  • Servant Year at Bethesda Project: Provide case management and other support services for a group of women formerly experiencing homelessness
  • Servant Year at Covenant House: Assist teenagers experiencing homelessness in finding employment, education, and supportive services options
  • City of Soul at MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association): Community-building and service work with organization whose programs include Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Rehousing
  • Colorado ESC at Urban Peak: Assist in case management and housing programs for youth ages 15 through 24 experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of becoming homeless
  • The Julian Year at Connections for the Homeless: Coordinate volunteers for an organization that works to prevent homelessness by helping people keep their homes and works to re-house people who have lost their homes
  • The Julian Year at Chicago House: Providing housing, legal/employment/medical linkages, and HIV prevention services, to those who are disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS, poverty, homelessness, and/or gender nonconformity
  • Trinity Volunteer Corps at Sasha Bruce Youthwork: Improve the lives of runaway, homeless, abused, and neglected and at-risk youth and their families in the Washington area
  • Johnson Service Corps at Inter-Faith Council and United Church of Chapel Hill: This community organizing position connects individuals receiving emergency assistance at IFC’s shelter and soup kitchen, and local congregations to organizing efforts focusing on economic and social justice issues.

Housing

  • The Abraham Project at Habitat for Humanity: Oversee and serve as advisory for a coalition of high school and middle school students in housing advocacy and fundraising
  • Saint Hilda’s House at New Reach: Coordinate housing and benefits for a women and children’s shelter
  • Confluence Year at Coalition for Homelessness and Housing: Assist with marketing, advocacy efforts, and database analysis
  • Lawrence House at SafePassage: Case management, data collection, fundraising support for organization providing support and shelter for victims of domestic violence
  • City of Soul at MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association): Community-building and service work with organization whose programs include Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Rehousing
  • The Julian Year at Connections for the Homeless: Coordinate volunteers for an organization that works to prevent homelessness by helping people keep their homes and works to re-house people who have lost their homes
  • The Julian Year at Chicago House: Providing housing, legal/employment/medical linkages, and HIV prevention services, to those who are disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS, poverty, homelessness, and/or gender nonconformity
  • The Julian Year at ReVive Center for Housing and Healing: Coordinate volunteers and the activities of the Christmas Basket Program at organization that offers housing to people struggling with addiction
  • Texas ESC at Avenue Community Development Organization: Assist in developing affordable housing and economic opportunities, while preserving neighborhood’s cultural, economic, and historic diversity
  • The Road at L’Arche: Serve adults with disabilities in a residential setting
  • The Road at Habitat for Humanity: Lead groups of volunteers, new homeowner support groups, involvement in city neighborhood planning,  and work on constructing new homes
  • Johnson Service Corps at Inter-Faith Council and United Church of Chapel Hill: This community organizing position connects individuals receiving emergency assistance at IFC’s shelter and soup kitchen, and local congregations to organizing efforts focusing on economic and social justice issues.

Immigrant/Refugee Services

  • ESC Maryland at Lutheran Immigration and Relief Services: Network between agencies and congregations to welcome and support immigrants
  • Confluence Year at Community Refugee & Immigration Services: Welcome immigrant and refugee families, prepare their home, and assist with transportation in their first 90 days in the United States
  • The Road at Refugee Resettlement Services: Provide employment services and case management, as well as lead group English language classes and employment orientations on a weekly basis
  • The Julian Year at Refugee One:  Build community awareness, plan events, and coordinate volunteers for organization that provides services to help refugees build a new life
  • Texas ESC at Community Family Centers/Centros Familiares de la Comunidad: Provide bilingual support services to assist families in addressing their basic needs as they move toward self-sufficiency and economic advancement
  • Texas ESC at Casa Marianella: Support recently-arrived immigrants and refugees from Latin America and parts of Africa and the Middle East
  • Texas ESC at YMCA International Services: Deliver client-centered programs to refugees, immigrants and other vulnerable populations to advance their economic independence, social integration and civic participation
  • Johnson Service Corps at Uniting NC: Work on Outreach and Communications or, if you know computer programming, mentor immigrants enrolled in the Code the Dream program!

Legal Services

  • The Road at Georgia Justice Project: On-going interaction with clients and exposure to the legal system; attend court, visit jails and prisons and assist clients
  • Servant Year at Consumer Bankruptcy Protection Assistance Program: Provide legal support for traditionally under served populations
  • City of Soul at the Shelby County Public Defender’s Office: Service work and community/relationship-building
  • City of Soul at MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association): Community-building and service work with organization whose programs include service and advocacy for senior citizens
  • The Julian Year at Chicago House: Providing housing, legal/employment/medical linkages, and HIV prevention services, to those who are disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS, poverty, homelessness, and/or gender nonconformity
  • Texas ESC at Community Family Centers/Centros Familiares de la Comunidad: Provide bilingual support services to assist families in addressing their basic needs as they move toward self-sufficiency and economic advancement

LGBTQ

  • The Julian Year at Chicago House: Providing housing, legal/employment/medical linkages, and HIV prevention services, to those who are disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS, poverty, homelessness, and/or gender nonconformity

Prison/Formerly Incarcerated

  • Deaconess Anne House at Episcopal City Mission: Assist chaplains serving juveniles in detention
  • The Julian Year at St. Leonard’s Ministries: Work with formerly incarcerated people in an alternative adult high school, on job skills, and in the employment search
  • The Road at Georgia Justice Project: On-going interaction with clients and exposure to the legal system; attend court, visit jails and prisons and assist clients
  • City of Soul at the Shelby County Public Defender’s Office: Service work and community/relationship-building
  • Trinity Volunteer Corps at Offender Aid and Restoration: Administer programs aimed at restoring offenders to the community as productive and responsible citizens and also coordinates the court mandated community service component
  • Johnson Service Corps at StepUp Durham: Providing employment support for recently and formerly incarcerated individuals.

Racial Reconciliation

  • Jonathan Daniels’ House at Cathedral Center for Reconciliation: Help start-up a new organization dedicated to racial reconciliation by assisting with fundraising and programming in partnership with Brown University and Traces of Trade Foundation
  • City of Soul at BRIDGES: Community-building and service work with organization building diverse, transformative leaders in racial, educational, economic and environmental justice

Violence Prevention and Intervention

  • ESC Maryland at House of Ruth: Provide support services for women in intimate partner abuse situations
  • Deaconess Anne House at Magdalene House: Provide support and services to women in recovery from homelessness, addiction, and prostitution
  • Lawrence House at SafePassage: Case management, data collection, fundraising support for organization providing support and shelter for victims of domestic violence
  • City of Soul at the Shelby County Public Defender’s Office: Service work and community and relationship-building

Worker Ministry

  • ESC Maryland at Baltimore International Seafarers Center: Welcome international cargo ship crews by visiting them on deck
  • Servant Year at Seamen’s Church Institute: Recruits, trains, and thanks all of SCI’s volunteers; Visit ships and connect seafarers with social services
  • Colorado ESC at Lift-Up of Routt County: Help low-income Routt County families with emergency assistance and directing clients towards opportunities for economic self-sufficiency
  • Colorado ESC at Work Options for Women: Assist in job training program for women in food service, teach classes, and assist with resume writing and job search
  • Colorado ESC at Women’s Bean Project: Assist on production line and in shipping for job training and empowerment program; assist with teaching classes in the spring

Youth

  • The Abraham Project at Habitat for Humanity: Oversee and serve as advisory for a coalition of high school and middle school students in housing advocacy and fundraising
  • The Abraham Project at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church: Support programming and mission of the church; heavy focus on youth ministry
  • Life Together at Boston-Area Youth Organizing Project: Increase youth power and create positive social change by relationship-building and leadership development
  • Life Together at Church of the Holy Spirit: Direct Youth Programs
  • Life Together at Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation: Recruit and train teens in community organizing as social change
  • Life Together at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church: Cross-cultural Youth Ministry
  • Life Together at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church: Support Food Pantry Ministry; deepen connection with local youth
  • Life Together at Youth on Board: Organize young people, work and advocate on their behalf, and help facilitate meetings, working groups, and community actions/events
  • ESC Maryland at Great Kids Farm: Assist in farming and hosting youth groups learning about farming
  • Lawrence House at 5 College Common Cup: Campus ministry supporting innovative formation and service with 5 campuses
  • Texas ESC at Generation One: Develop relationships with the community, churches, and businesses as well as coordinating events to support youth outreach
  • Texas ESC at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church: Assist in church’s communication department as well as work with the afterschool program and youth ministry
  • Saint Hilda’s House at New Reach: Coordinate housing and benefits for a women and children’s shelter
  • Johnson Service Corps at Dispute Settlement Center: Assist with intake, training, and mediation for youth in community and referred through the court system
  • Sycamore House at Capital Area Head Start: Assist teachers in Head Start classrooms across the city, providing support in the classroom and doing occasional home visits
  • Sycamore House at Joshua Group: Assist in pre-school program for lower-income children and help with an afterschool tutoring program
  • Sycamore House at Dickinson College: Assist college chaplain with interfaith religious life activities
  • Sycamore House at Dickinson College: Assist college chaplain in ongoing community service activities.
  • The Road at Emmaus House Chapel and Community Center: Manage food pantry, work with youth, and assist with worship at the Chapel
  • Grace-on-the-Hill at Blue Sky Fund: Educational officer who works directly with children
  • Grace-on-the-Hill at St Andrew’s School: Work directly with children, in particular serving as classroom aide for K-1st grade
  • Grace-on-the-Hill at Anna Julia Cooper School: Work directly with children, classroom aide, after school help, and drive the bus
  • Deaconess Anne House at Diocese of Missouri: Coordinate logistics for annual convention, work closely with Diocesan Youth Missioner for events and logistics
  • Servant Year at The Free Church of St. John: Coordinate an afterschool program for neighborhood youth; coordinate the food cupboard program; coordinate summer day camp for neighborhood children
  • Servant Year at Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania: Design and implement all youth programs in the Diocese, including Night Watch, City Camp, congregational retreats, and Provincial events
  • Servant Year at Episcopal Mission Center: Assist the Mission Center Director in designing and implementing short term mission experiences for congregations and individuals
  • Servant Year at at Trinity Gulph Mills: coordinate all Christian education and youth group programming
  • Servant Year at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church: The Director of Christian Education will plan and implement all Christian formation programs of the church, including Sunday School and youth group; assist with parish outreach efforts
  • Colorado ESC at LiftUp of Routt County: Work with each of the 5 member staff to assist in building capacity within their specific focus areas in a youth partnership organization
  • Colorado ESC at Boys and Girls Club of Northwest County: Design and lead educational and fun youth-development programs that give each child a sense of competence, power to influence decisions, usefulness and belonging
  • Colorado ESC at Urban Peak: Assist in case management and housing programs for youth ages 15 through 24 experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of becoming homeless
  • LEVN at Lutheran Social Service of California: Administration and program responsibilities with youth in a social services setting
  • LEVN at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Sacramento: Coordinate ministry efforts for St. John’s Lutheran Church children, ages birth through sixth grade
  • LEVN at Davis Lutheran Church: Minister to children, teenagers, and their families through Sunday school programs, family events, and youth group
  • LEVN at Trinity Cathedral: Minister to children, teenagers, and their families through Sunday school programs, family events, youth group, and children’s church
  • LEVN at The Belfry: Minister to UC Davis students through assisting with weekly worship, Morning Prayer, Bible Study, and outreach efforts; Light administration duties as assigned
  • City of Soul at St. Columba Episcopal Conference and Retreat Center: Lead outreach and service work activities, research and create sustainable plans that encourage an intentional missional relationship with nature and the outdoors; develop three-week overnight camp for 2016
  • City of Soul at Emmanuel Center: Community-building at inner-city center providing a safe haven, sports programs, tutoring and mentoring to at-risk children, elementary through high school
  • City of Soul at MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association): Community-building and service work with organization whose programs include mentoring high school students to prepare them for college
  • The Julian Year at Youth Guidance: Run after-school programming for a Chicago Public School
  • The Julian Year at Waukegan to College: Provide academic, college, and career counseling to students
  • Trinity Volunteer Corps at Sasha Bruce Youthwork: Improve the lives of runaway, homeless, abused, and neglected and at-risk youth and their families in the Washington area
  • Trinity Volunteer Corps at Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys: Nurture the spiritual, intellectual, social, physical and artistic development of students in a Christian community of learners that welcomes boys of all faith traditions
  • Johnson Service Corps at East Durham Children’s Initiative: Based on the Harlem Children’s Zone, EDCI focuses the highest poverty area of Durham and provides a variety of programs throughout the year to support education, health, and social growth.