Brethren Volunteer Service
#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 helps people in developing countries empower themselves, focusing on long-term empowerment rather than simply fixing immediate problems.
#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.
#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.
#1915: Hagerstown Church of the Brethren / Shepherd's Spring Outdoor Ministry Center
Hagerstown Church of the Brethren and Shepherd’s Spring Outdoor Ministry Center seek a Youth Worker to work with and for children, youth, and young adults in their two different settings.
#2002: Zigler Hospitality Center
New Windsor, Maryland
The Zigler Hospitality Center, a program of the Church of the Brethren, functions as a meeting and retreat center and serves day volunteers supporting agencies such as SERRV, Material Resources, and Brethren Disaster Ministries. The Hospitality Center provides overnight accommodations and meeting spaces for churches, non-profit groups, small businesses, individuals, and families.
#2006: BVS Office Positions
The BVS Office relies on experienced volunteers to help lead orientations as well as assist in the promotion of BVS.
#2010: Congregational Life Ministries
Through its various ministry areas – deacons, family life, intercultural, new church development, older adults, spiritual life and discipleship, transforming practices, and youth and young adults – Congregational Life Ministries (CLM) of the Church of the Brethren shapes vital congregations, which in turn are growing disciples. Among the conferences and events sponsored by CLM are National Older Adult Conference, National Youth Conference, Christian Citizenship Seminar, and the Intercultural Consultation and Celebration.
#2022: Brethren Service Center Maintenance
New Windsor, Maryland
The Brethren Service Center's maintenance department is responsible for keeping the building and grounds of the center in good repair.