Brethren Volunteer Service
#1625: Lybrook Community Ministries
Lybrook, New Mexico
Lybrook Community Ministries is an independent not-for-profit organization charged with re-vitalizing the ministries of the historic Lybrook Mission.
#1644: Foundation for Self Sufficiency
San Vicente, El Salvador
The Foundation for Self-Sufficiency is a local grassroots organization that works in community organizing, agriculture/aquaculture, commercialization, environment and infrastructure.
#1645: The Root Cellar
The Root Cellar is an inner city ministry that connects local Christians and churches with the needs in very poor neighborhoods.
#1647: East Belfast Mission
Belfast, Northern Ireland
East Belfast Mission is a local Methodist church which understands its mission to be the advancement of the Christian faith and the promotion of the public benefit and social good of East Belfast, an area of social and economic deprivation.
#1648: EYN Community Work
Workers for community health, agrisystems, HIV/AIDS work, appropriate technology, water systems and with local churches are being sought to work alongside indigenous leadership in the work of EYN (Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria – Church of the Brethren in Nigeria).
#1705: Hillcrest School
Hillcrest School is an elementary school in Jos, Nigeria. Elementary and Secondary teachers are needed to work with the school and in positions related to the wider mission of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria.
#1716: EYN Secondary School
EYN Comprehensive Secondary School is a Christian school founded for the children of EYN members (Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria – Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) as well as other Christian denominations.
#1718: Maine Area Home School Project
The Church of the Brethren Maine Ministries (Maine Home School Project) seeks to enhance and enrich home education by providing a teacher’s aide to support home schooling parents. Open to BVS/BRF only.
#1722: Colegio Miguel Angel Asturias
Colegio Miguel Angel Asturias is an innovative nonprofit school located in Xela, providing education to children from the most vulnerable sectors of society.
#1723: Asian Rural Institute
The Asian Rural Institute (ARI) is an international training ground for grassroots rural leaders.
#1724: Highland Park Elementary School
Highland Park Elementary School is an urban elementary school located near downtown Roanoke, VA. It serves approximately 300 preschool through fifth grade students. Central Church of the Brethren is located in downtown Roanoke and works with Congregations in Action, a partnership of churches in Roanoke that provides volunteer help and resources to several local schools, including Highland Park.
#1801: Trees for Life
Trees for Life started as a movement helping people in developing countries plant fruit trees for better nutrition. In this act, people experienced how extraordinary power is unleashed when we help each other. It grew into a global movement sharing knowledge and resources to help people improve their own live, with an emphasis on providing educational resources.
#1820: New Community Project
New Community Project is a faith-based nonprofit organization committed to the creation of sustainable systems that care for the earth, empower people most marginalized and impoverished, educate and inspire, and build the foundation for a nonviolent lifestyle.
Bonn or Berlin, Germany
Germanwatch is a non-profit organization striving for a political framework to combat global warming, for a fair world-trading regime targeted at global food security, and for rules regulating the social and ecological performance of multinational corporations in developing countries.
#1908: BVS/Global Missions - Brazil
BVS/Global Missions in Brazil organizes community outreach programs of the congregations in Campinas (Sao Paulo) area and the city of Rio Verde, Goias state. These outreach programs currently focus on children’s programs of educational support and Christian education linked directly to the congregational ministry. These outreaches respond to stated needs of the communities as well as the church membership.
#1911: Cincinnati Church of the Brethren
The goal of the Cincinnati Church of the Brethren is to seek the peace of the city. We believe the church is at its best when it is a big tent that is able to bring people of diverse races, theologies, incomes, educations, and backgrounds together in worship, service, and community.
#1913: First Central Church of the Brethren
Kansas City, Kansas
The First Central Church of the Brethren works in a 100-year-old, inner-city neighborhood amongst the haves and the have-nots.
#1914: Iglesia Bautista Emmanuel
San Salvador, El Salvador
Iglesia Bautista Emmanuel has a long-standing tradition of peace and justice work, as well as a 20+ year relationship with the Manchester Church of the Brethren in North Manchester, Indiana.
#2002: Zigler Hospitality Center
New Windsor, Maryland
The Zigler Hospitality Center provides hospitality service to volunteers and guests of the Brethren Service Center.
#2006: BVS Office Positions
The BVS Office relies on experienced volunteers to help lead orientations as well as assist in the promotion of BVS.