The Family Van: Outreach & Communications Coordinator

The Family Van is a mobile health clinic that works to improve health equity using their “Knowledgeable Neighbor” model of care. The “Knowledgeable Neighbor” model of care is a community-based approach that increases access to quality, affordable healthcare; promotes healthy behaviors; expands screening and early detection efforts; and facilitates strategies for appropriate management of existing chronic diseases. The neighborhoods served by the Family Van, including Dorchester, East Boston, and Roxbury, continue to have the highest rates of preventable diseases and chronic health conditions in Boston. The Family Van operates in a non-hierarchical environment and focuses on leveraging and building their team members’ strengths to achieve their shared goals. Trained staff members on the Family Van live in the communities that they serve and always strive to cultivate a friendly, nonjudgmental, and comfortable atmosphere that invites local residents to seek care.

The Outreach & Communications Coordinator works to raise awareness about our programs and services with external partners and in target communities. They work with our team and volunteers to do community outreach, both in the community and via social media; deliver workshops with staff; and collaborate with other organizations. The fellow executes communications strategies and projects, including creating content for

St. Vincent Home for Children: Development Assistant

St. Vincent Home for Children helps youth facing significant life challenges through love, security and therapeutic supports that enable them to improve their lives, their families and the community. The Development Assistant provides administrative, clerical, and operational support for the Development Department. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or equivalent Must have experience with Excel, Word.  Experience with donor database is a plusExperience in social media content creation preferredMust pass Central Registry of Child Abuse and Neglect check, criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing, and national fingerprinting scanMust possess a valid driver’s license

RESPONSIBILITIES:    

Carries out the Mission of St. Vincent Home by:

Update donor records with any changes or outbound communications and track donor stewardship efforts in the database and provide additional data entry support as needed.Support in project managing and coordinating special projects including mailing campaigns, thank-a-thons, donor gatherings, etc.Support gift acknowledgement processAssist with social media content, maintaining consistent messaging across all social media channels.Assist with donation entries and report creations in e-tapestryOther tasks as assigned.

This placement is available through our St. Louis-area program, Deaconess Anne House.

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St. Vincent’s Home for Children: HR Intern

St. Vincent Home for Children helps youth facing significant life challenges through love, security and therapeutic supports that enable them to improve their lives, their families and the community. The HR intern’s responsibilities include updating employee absence records, filing HR documents accordingly, and initiating background checks. The HR intern should be detail-oriented and able to demonstrate excellent administrative and organizational skills. 

HR Intern Responsibilities:

Updating company databases by inputting new employee contact information and employment details.Screening potential employees’ resumes and application forms to identify suitable candidates to fill company job vacancies.Organizing interviews with shortlisted candidates.Posting job advertisements to job boards.Removing job advertisements from job boards and social media platforms once vacancies have been filled.Assisting in the planning of company events.Preparing and sending offer and rejection letters or emails to candidates.Coordinating new hire orientations.Responding to staff inquiries regarding HR policies, employee benefits, and other HR-related matters.

HR Intern Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in human resource management or studying toward a degree in human resource management or related field.Proven experience working in an office environment.Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.The ability to work as part of a team.Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.Excellent administrative and organizational skills.Effective communication skills.Detail-oriented.

This placement is available through

Criminal Justice Ministry: FIRST Services Associate

Since 1979, Criminal Justice Ministry (CJM) has served individuals, families, and communities impacted by the criminal justice system. From offering services to incarcerated individuals to providing reentry programs for those returning to the St. Louis area, CJM seeks to serve the needs of the most vulnerable without judgment. 

The FIRST Services Associate supports the mission of Criminal Justice Ministry. The Associate will primarily assist FIRST Services in responding to client needs.  Will also support distribution of the Start Here resource directory, CJM’s volunteer programs and assist in networking with other area service providers.

Primary Responsibilities

FIRST Services:

Meet with recently released individuals who are referred by case workers or parole officers, identify needs, provide available materials, and make referrals to other service providers Verify information given by recently released individuals who are not under supervision to determine if resources are available for them Respond to inquiries and make necessary follow-up calls to potential clients, social workers, lawyers, judges, families, or case managers of halfway houses, or parole officers Schedule appointments for clients as they are referred for or request servicesMonitor stock of items to be distributed (i.e, bus tickets, hygiene items, clothing, work boots, Welcome Backpacks, etc.) and assist with re-stocking suppliesSort purchased and

L’Arche St. Louis: Assistant (Direct Support Professional)

L’Arche St. Louis is a community of people with and without intellectual disabilities. Beyond a care provider licensed by the State of Missouri, L’Arche is committed to helping change the way people with intellectual disabilities are seen – they are our friends and neighbors, contributing to society and enriching the world. 

Brief Job Description (responsibilities, expectations, etc):

The Assistant will be responsible for helping adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities with daily life. This may include preparing and sharing meals with core members and other Assistants; passing medications (after becoming Medication Administration Level 1 certified); helping with hygiene routines (showering and/or toileting); helping core members achieve their goals; driving core members to appointments, jobs, day programs, family events, church, exercise facilities, and social gatherings (and staying and engaging with core member during these things); encouraging some core members to do physical therapy at home; light cleaning of kitchen and bathrooms and taking out trash and recycling; doing laundry with core members; doing things around the house with core members like baking, painting, playing Wii, knitting, watching sports, watching movies, playing basketball outside; and, possibly, working in the garden (if Assistant enjoys that).

Special skills, education, or background desired:

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St. Thomas Amenia Comida La Vida and Giving Garden: Food Justice & Farming Fellow

St. Thomas Amenia Comida La Vida and Giving Garden — this position combines two roles (two days each). 

The first is helping to expand a community garden that supplies fresh food to a food pantry, participating in food distribution, and participating with the leadership as they develop the program and engage in strategic planning.

The second is working on a farm and learning farming skills. 

Must enjoy outdoor work.

This placement is available through our Millbrook, NY-based program, Grace Year.

Apply today.

Grace Immigrant Outreach: Immigrant Services Fellow

Grace Immigrant Outreach is an advocacy and services organization connecting immigrants to needed resources.

The Immigrant Services Fellow will assist with these services as well as help lead a bilingual immigrant youth group which offers community, mentoring and leadership opportunities to its members.  

Conversational Spanish required.

This placement is available through our Millbrook, NY-based program, Grace Year.

Apply today.

Dutchess Land Conservancy: Conservation Fellow

Dutchess Land Conservancy works to protect farmland, water resources, wildlife habitat through conservation planning, public education and stewardship. 

The Conservation Fellow would participate in outdoor conservation land activities and have the opportunity to learn about the organization, and lead projects based on interest. 

This placement is available through our Millbrook, NY-based program, Grace Year.

Apply today.

Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies: Environmental Fellow

Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies is dedicated to researching environmental issues including the impacts of climate change, freshwater and forest health, infectious diseases and urban ecology. 

Through this placement, Fellows will focus on research, conservation, community education and communications.  Exact activities will depend on the individual Fellow’s interests and needs of the organization. Background in environmental or earth science or biology helpful. 

This placement is available through our Millbrook, NY-based program, Grace Year.

Apply today.

Another World is Possible: February ESC Pauli Murray Pilgrimage

for a Virtual Pilgrimage across time and space with The Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray. It was this same weekend, 45 years ago in 1977, that Pauli Murray celebrated their first Eucharist at the Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill, NC – where many of their ancestors (both enslaved persons and slave owners) were raised. The ESC network invited these pilgrims to learn about and respond to the invitation of The Rev. Dr. Murray’s life witness and legacy in the realm of social justice and building Beloved Community.

Trinity Haven: Operations/Property Specialist

Trinity Haven provides safe, affirming housing for LGBTQ youth experiencing housing instability.

The Operations/Property Specialist represents the core values and mission of Trinity Haven and provides administrative, operations and property maintenance support to the Executive Director and the Transitional Living Program House Director to ensure the leadership is supported to be efficient in their processes, the operations run smoothly and the property is well-maintained.

A successful Operations/Property Specialist is passionate about creating systems, organization, managing inventory, and implementation of basic property upkeep.

This placement is available through our Indianapolis-based program, Trinity Service Corps.

Apply today.

Trinity Haven: Volunteer Coordinator

Trinity Haven provides safe, affirming housing for LGBTQ youth experiencing housing instability.

The Volunteer Coordinator represents the core values and mission of Trinity Haven and leads the Trinity Haven volunteer program, including creation and oversight of the database of volunteers and volunteer opportunities, developing and implementing volunteer orientation and training, and recruiting and managing volunteers.

A successful Volunteer Coordinator is passionate about volunteer work and excited to practice radical hospitality in all they do.

This placement is available through our Indianapolis-based program, Trinity Service Corps.

Apply today.

St. Richard’s Episcopal School: Teaching Assistant

St. Richard’s provides a timeless, challenging curriculum that embraces diversity while developing global citizens, socially, emotionally, physically, spiritually and intellectually.

The Teaching Assistant assists and supports overall learning objectives and experiences as directed by the classroom teacher. They will work individually and in small groups with students.

This placement is available through our Indianapolis-based program, Trinity Service Corps.

Apply today.

Bread for the World: Organizing Associate

Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our state and our nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. Working through churches, campuses, and other organizations, Bread informs and equips people to advocate for local and federal legislation that will help end hunger and poverty.

The Organizing Associate will be responsible for project management, campus organizing, communications, and more.

This placement is available through our Indianapolis-based program, Trinity Service Corps.

Apply today.

Indiana Youth Group: Engagement Specialist

Indiana Youth Group creates safer spaces to foster community and provides programming that empowers LGBTQIA+ youth and magnifies their voices.

The Engagement Specialist is responsible for:

Donor Tracking and StewardshipNAP Credit Program ManagementPride your Ride Marketing Social Media Posts and Responses 

This placement is available through our Indianapolis-based program, Trinity Service Corps.

Apply today.

St. Elizabeth’s School: Student Support Teacher/After School Mentor

St. Elizabeth’s School, an intentionally inclusive K-8 school in northeast Denver, seeks a Student Support Teacher / After School Mentor for the 2022–2023 school year. This position is rooted in consistent direct connections with a core group of students to build authentic relationships and learn alongside one another.

Network for Social Justice: Program Coordinator

The mission of Network for Social Justice is to advance equity and inclusion towards targeted systemic change in the town of Winchester, Massachusetts and beyond. The Program Coordinator Fellow will organize youth activities, oversee outreach to local faith communities, support the research development and expansion of new anti-racism learning workshops, trainings and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion consultancies, and assist with community organizing around specific issues and campaigns, as they arise.

My Life, My Choice: Operations Fellow

My Life My Choice is a survivor-led pioneer in the fight to end the commercial sexual exploitation of children. Its comprehensive, field-tested programming empowers exploited youth to take ownership of their lives and builds a strong network of responsive providers in their communities. The Operations Fellow will provide administrative and programmatic support for the operations and overall strategic goals of My Life, My Choice, and will have the opportunity to engage in a variety of special projects based on their interests and gifts.

GreenRoots: Energy Democracy Fellow

GreenRoots is a resident-led, grassroots, community-based organization with a track record spanning over twenty-five years of achieving significant environmental justice accomplishments and public health victories in Chelsea and East Boston, Massachusetts. The Energy Democracy Fellow will support the work of GreenRoots’ team on energy democracy, climate resiliency and energy efficiency.

Grace Episcopal Church: Fellow

Grace Episcopal Church is a multigenerational, diverse and welcoming Christian community that values shared leadership, service to those in need, and nurturing all in the love of God. The Grace Life Together Fellow initiates and leads a social-justice related project that evaluates the demonstrated need in our service area, as well as the gifts and abilities which Grace members may bring to the need at hand. While creating this community outreach project, the Grace Life Together fellow engages and motivates Grace members to move out into the community and bring Medford community members into Grace.

Community Change, Inc: Program Assistant Fellow

Community Change Inc. (CCI)’s mission since 1968 has been to promote racial justice and equity by challenging systemic racism and acting as a catalyst for anti-racist learning and action. The Program Assistant Fellow will support the work of CCI’s program partners, including getting involved in local actions if called upon, and serve as a liaison between the programs and CCI. The fellow will also work closely with the AROS project, including assisting in a regional anti-racism mapping project.

Upcoming Open Houses

Every year, Episcopal Service Corps hosts a number of Open Houses for potential Corps members to hear from current Corps and alumni about their Service Year, meet program directors, and ask questions. We have concluded our Open Houses for 2022.

We will host more Open Houses in Fall 2022. Check back after October 1 for details.

Guide to Applying for an ESC Service Year

Every year, young adults from 21 to 32 are invited to apply to serve as a member of Episcopal Service Corps (ESC) for the upcoming service year. Understanding that applying can feel a bit overwhelming, this article is intended to help potential applicants understand the process.

Johnson Service Corps: Celebrating 20 Years

Johnson Service Corps (JSC) started over 20 years ago as a ministry at Chapel of the Cross Episcopal Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. JSC’s namesake, Margaret Johnson, a longtime Chapel of the Cross parishioner, was passionate about young adults and spiritual formation. After she passed away, Johnson left funds to the church. Following a lengthy discernment to find the best use for money, in 1999, the Johnson Intern Program, JSC’s predecessor, was formed.