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Emanuel Children's Home (Hogar de Niños Emanuel) bvs15.50167 -88.02774 The Emanuel Childrens Home (Hogar de Niños Emanuel) assists in the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of abused, disadvantaged, and homeless children ranging in age from infant to eighteen years of age. San Pedro Sula Honduras http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/108.html
Casa de Esperanza de los Niños (The House of Hope for Children) bvs29.7601927 -95.3693896 Casa de Esperanza serves as a safe place for children who are in crisis due to abuse, neglect, or HIV/AIDS. HoustonTexas United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/112.html
Quaker Cottage bvs54.597285 -5.93012 Quaker Cottage aims to provide a safe and caring environment to actively promote increased self-esteem, greater family understanding and cooperation, improved social and life skills, enhanced development, and mutual understanding and respect. Belfast Northern Ireland http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/113.html
Church of the Brethren, Inc. bvs42.0372487 -88.28118949999998 The Church of the Brethren youth and young adult programming works with youth of all ages and young adults in forming Christian values, serving the community, and promoting peace through various programs. ElginIllinois United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/204.html
Rural and Migrant Ministry bvs41.8012001 -74.74655 Rural and Migrant Ministry (RMM) works in the areas of accompaniment, education, and youth empowerment in its quest to stand with disenfranchised farm- and rural workers and to change unjust systems and structures. RMM seeks BVS volunteers for two of its programs. LibertyNew York United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/208.html
Cross Keys Village Brethren Home Community bvs39.8637086 -77.0558143 Cross Keys Village – Volunteers are actively involved in day-to-day living, whether participating through the department of independent living, personal care, or healthcare. We will match your skills and talents from within the many avenues available at our campus. New OxfordPennsylvania United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/304.html
The Palms of Sebring bvs27.495592 -81.440907 The Palms Retirement Community seeks volunteers to assist with special activities and programs, complete light computer work, and spend time visiting with residents as well as helping with parties, decorating, and generating new ideas. SebringFlorida United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/307.html
District IV Human Resources Development Council (HRDC) bvs48.549999 -109.6840887 District IV Human Resources Development Council is a non-profit Community Action Agency that has been serving the Hi-Line region of North-Central Montana since 1965. The aim is to engage low-income families with the maximum opportunity to address their needs, envision their possibilities and live a productive life of dignity. HavreMontana United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/401.html
Capstone bvs29.95106579999999 -90.0715323 Based in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Capstone seeks to provide a stable community environment to those needing a stable foothold in life. New OrleansLouisiana United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/418.html
Brethren Disaster Ministries bvs39.5420455 -77.1080376 Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM) is a program of the Church of the Brethren that repairs and rebuilds homes for survivors of natural disasters across the United States. New WindsorMaryland United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/420.html
Hopewell Inn bvs41.4583885 -80.9550919 Hopewell is a therapeutic farm community dedicated to serving adults with serious mental illness. Through participation in meaningful work and group activities, Hopewell assists residents in moving to more independent living situations. MesopotamiaOhio United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/606.html
Gould Farm bvs42.1810128 -73.2057595 Gould Farm is America’s original community for psychiatric rehabilitation in an open setting, located on 700 acres of farm and woodlands. Gould Farm uses a community-oriented, work-based approach towards therapy. MontereyMassachusetts United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/608.html
L'Arche Kilkenny bvs52.5448213 -7.3920332 BVS placements are available at some of the many L'Arche communities in Europe. Callan, County Kilkenny Ireland (Republic of) http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/609.html
L'Arche Dublin bvs53.3498053 -6.2603097 BVS placements are available at some of the many L'Arche communities in Europe. Dublin Ireland (Republic of) http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/611.html
L'Arche Belfast bvs54.597285 -5.93012 BVS placements are available at some of the many L'Arche communities in Europe. Belfast Northern Ireland http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/613.html
incredABLE bvs54.37231999999999 -6.553869999999961 incredABLE works with children and adults who have an intellectual disability or autism and promotes their inclusion as active members of society. We offer a wide range of projects and services to provide social, recreational, and educational opportunities for people of all ages with learning disabilities. Richhill Northern Ireland http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/617.html
L'Arche Chicago bvs41.8781136 -87.6297982 At L’Arche Chicago, we are people, with and without developmental disabilities, sharing life together in communities of faith. Assistants enter into mutual relationships with core members (adults with disabilities), revealing their gifts to the world and (hopefully!) finding themselves transformed in these relationships. ChicagoIllinois United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/620.html
Camphill Community Mourne Grange bvs0.0 0.0 Mourne Grange is a Camphill Community for adults with learning disabilities. We work and live together alongside adults with special needs to offer them a holistic life experience. Kilkeel Northern Ireland http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/621.html
Camp High Hopes bvs39.7873173 -77.3685984 Camp High Hopes is a year round recreational and respite facility that works with children and adults with disabilities in a camp setting. Sioux CityIowa United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/622.html
L'Arche Syracuse bvs41.8781136 -87.6297982 L'Arche Syracuse is a part of an international network of communities who offer a home where persons with disabilities, called Core Members, and those who share life with them, called Assistants, live together in a faith-based community. SyracuseNew York United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/623.html
Abode Services bvs37.5482697 -121.9885719 Abode Services at Sunrise Village Shelter provides transitional shelter and comprehensive support services to single adults and families with children who are experiencing homelessness. FremontCalifornia United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/804.html
Project PLASE bvs39.2903848 -76.6121893 Project PLASE is a homeless housing organization working to bring hope, restore dignity, and end the cycle of homelessness for clients and their families. BaltimoreMaryland United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/809.html
La Puente Home bvs37.4694491 -105.8700214 La Puente Home provides emergency, shelter, food services, advocacy, and transitional assistance for the homeless and community members in crisis in Colorado's San Luis Valley. Programs also support migrant farm workers that live and work in the San Luis Valley during harvest season. The project aims to meet immediate needs and to empower people to live independently and with dignity. AlamosaColorado United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/823.html
SnowCap Food Pantry bvs45.5384529 -122.4339803 SnowCap Food Pantry is a 52-year-old charity providing food and clothing to over 9,000 low-income neighbors each month. SnowCap is a great fit for volunteers who love a fast-paced environment, having fun, and being part of something bigger than themselves. FairviewOregon United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/849.html
Sisters of the Road bvs45.5234515 -122.6762071 Sisters of the Road exists to build authentic relationships through our day-to-day work of running the café together and our work to create systemic change that improves the lives of people dealing with poverty and homelessness. PortlandOregon United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/851.html
Human Solutions bvs45.5234515 -122.6762071 Human Solutions has been helping homeless and low-income families build pathways out of poverty since 1988. Human Solutions seeks a Volunteer Energy Program Specialist who will screen people for eligibility and complete applications for our Energy Assistance Program. PortlandOregon United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/855.html
Deep Roots, Inc. bvs0.0 0.0 Deep Roots operates a homeless community called Clairvaux Farm, where we host up to ten families. EarlevilleMaryland United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/859.html
Good Samaritan Services bvs0.0 0.0 Good Samaritan Services gives immediate help to people who are experiencing homelessness, and helps those at risk of becoming homeless. Volunteers will be given the opportunity to work hand in hand with the women and children in the Emergency Shelter program. EphrataPennsylvania United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/861.html
Alderson Hospitality House bvs37.725954 -80.6420237 Alderson Hospitality House seeks a Volunteer to share in the life and work of our ministry. We provide lodging, meals, transportation, and support to those visiting loved ones at a nearby federal women’s prison camp. AldersonWest Virginia United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/922.html
Union Victoria Community in Popular Resistance bvs15.783471 -90.230759 The community members of Union Victoria suffered over 15 years of persecution from the Guatemalan military and have settled to begin rebuilding their community and lives. A volunteer is needed to live in solidarity with the community and offer a level of security through international presence. Union Victoria Guatemala http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1005.html
Bernardo Kohler Center bvs0.0 0.0 The Bernardo Kohler Center is a nonprofit organization providing legal, social and educational services. Its mission is to attain safety, respect, and justice for abused, abandoned, neglected juveniles, victims of crime, human trafficking, and asylum seekers. Its work centers on Special Immigrant Juvenile petitions, Crime Victims (U-Visa applications), Victims of Human Trafficking (T-Visa applications), and Asylum. AustinTexas United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1032.html
National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund bvs38.8951118 -77.0363658 The National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund is a non-profit organization established to pass the Religions Freedom Peace Tax Fund Act. WashingtonDistrict of Columbia United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/11005.html
El Centro Arte para la Paz bvs13.933732 -89.025836 El Centro Arte para la Paz is a locally-supported organization that works to develop and promote a culture of peace through creativity, imagination, cultural exchange, and the arts. Suchitoto El Salvador http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/11019.html
Church of the Brethren Office of Peacebuilding and Policy bvs38.8951118 -77.0363658 The Church of the Brethren Office of Peacebuilding and Policy seeks to live the peace of Jesus publicly by educating on issues and peace theology, advocating on Capitol Hill, and organizing Church of the Brethren members and congregations to take action on issues of concern for the denomination. WashingtonDistrict of Columbia United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/11022.html
Reconcile International bvs4.1 30.67 Peacebuilders are sought to work as an administrative associate alongside indigenous leadership with RECONCILE International, a peace and reconciliation organization in South Sudan. Workers are also sought to serve in South Sudan with the Africa Inland Church in such fields as education, community health, agriculture, and local church ministry. Yei South Sudan http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/11023.html
World Friendship Center bvs34.3852029 132.4552927 The World Friendship Center promotes peace through classes, Peace Park tours and Hibakusha (A-bomb survivor) story scheduling, and by participating in a variety of community based Peace activities. Nishi-ku Hiroshima Japan http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1129.html
Center on Conscience & War bvs38.8951118 -77.0363658 The Center on Conscience & War (CCW, formerly NISBCO) is a 77-year-old nonprofit organization whose mission is to defend and extend the rights of conscientious objectors to war. WashingtonDistrict of Columbia United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1130.html
Corrymeela bvs0.0 0.0 Corrymeela is an ecumenical Christian community, and Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organization. For over 50 years we have been transforming division through human encounter. Long associated with cross-community work in response to The Troubles, we continue to work with groups around sectarianism, marginalization, legacies of conflict, and public theology. Ballycastle Northern Ireland http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1179.html
Family Abuse Center bvs0.0 0.0 The Family Abuse Center is the domestic violence program for Central Texas, including the city of Waco and the eight surrounding counties. Our services include a 56 bed shelter (which houses predominately women and children, sometimes a few men) who are victims of domestic violence. We provide three meals a day, snacks, counseling, case management, legal advocacy, and access to community resources that empower survivors to start new lives. We also provide non-residential services with several housing programs, counseling and legal advocacy. WacoTexas United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/family-abuse-center.html
Lancaster Area Habitat for Humanity bvs40.0378755 -76.3055144 Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with God and people everywhere, from all walks for life, to develop communities with God’s people. We do this by building houses to provide decent homes in decent communities where people can live and grow into all that God intended. LancasterPennsylvania United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1317.html
You’ai Care bvs0.0 0.0 You’ai Care partners with You’ai Hospital to provide care for hospice and cancer patients, conducts educational programs related to elder care issues in the community, and operates service-learning camps for children and youth. Pingding China http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1422.html
Camp Eder bvs39.7873173 -77.3685984 Camp Eder, Christian Camp and Retreat Center, supported by the Southern Pennsylvania District Church of the Brethren, seeks to offer a place where persons can learn to know Jesus Christ through Bible-based ministry in an outdoor environment. FairfieldPennsylvania United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1503.html
Camp Stevens bvs33.0786552 -116.6019637 Camp Stevens a year-round camp and conference center with an emphasis on environmental stewardship, personal growth, and community development, seeks a Resident Intern to contribute to socially-conscious camp programs, physical property maintenance, and intentional community living. JulianCalifornia United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1504.html
Camp Mardela bvs38.8845582 -75.8271563 Camp Mardela is a Church of the Brethren camp and retreat facility located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Camp Mardela’s mission is to “provide children and adults with opportunities for spiritual growth, fellowship and recreation in a setting that deepens their appreciation for God’s creation.” DentonMaryland United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1505.html
Camp Swatara bvs40.4744241 -76.2920293 The purpose of Camp Swatara is to provide opportunities in the natural setting for persons of all ages to grow in their relationship to Jesus Christ so that they may give their lives to Him in total discipleship. BethelPennsylvania United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1510.html
Camp Myrtlewood bvs43.064832 -124.138992 Camp Myrtlewood, a Church of the Brethren year-round camp and retreat center, needs a Camp Assistant to help with food services, custodial work, building maintenance, and a recycling program. Myrtle PointOregon United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1515.html
Inspiration Hills Camp bvs43.064832 -124.138992 Inspiration Hills Camp is a year round camp/conference center that provides a place for people of all ages and faiths to experience Christ in an outdoor setting BurbankOhio United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1516.html
Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS) bvs13.706881 -89.20181000000002 The Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS) is a multi-faceted organization seeking to promote solidarity and cultural exchange across borders between the Salvadoran people and others in the search for development and dignity. San Salvador El Salvador http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1602.html
Heifer International bvs0.0 0.0 Heifer International's mission is to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the earth. Heifer Ranch is the largest of Heifer’s three US-based learning centers. All volunteers play a part in experiential education that inspires, challenges, and engages people to take action in Heifer’s mission. PerryvilleArkansas United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1622.html
Lybrook Community Ministries bvs36.2333466 -107.5622739 Lybrook Community Ministries is an independent not-for-profit organization charged with re-vitalizing the ministries of the historic Lybrook Mission. Our vision is to foster the emergence of community relationships with local Navajo in an area that has lacked effective inter-clan relationships for generations. LybrookNew Mexico United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1625.html
The Root Cellar bvs44.100351 -70.2147764 The Root Cellar is an inner-city ministry that connects local Christians and churches with social, economic, and spiritual needs in the impoverished downtown neighborhood of Lewiston. LewistonMaine United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1645.html
EYN (Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria – Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) bvs10.3241121 13.1597441 EYN (Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria – Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) seeks Volunteers to work alongside Nigerian leadership within local churches and in the areas of community health, agriculture, HIV/AIDS, appropriate technology, and water systems. Kwarhi Nigeria http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1648.html
Hillcrest School bvs9.9333333 8.8833333 Elementary and Secondary Teachers are needed by Hillcrest School, a highly-regarded Christian school for kindergarten through twelfth grade in Jos, Nigeria. Jos Nigeria http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1705.html
EYN Secondary School bvs10.3241121 13.1597441 EYN Comprehensive Secondary School, a Christian school in Kwarhi, Nigeria, needs Secondary School Teachers. Kwarhi Nigeria http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1716.html
Church of the Brethren Maine Ministries (Maine Home School Project) bvs37.2709704 -79.9414266 Church of the Brethren Maine Ministries (Maine Home School Project) seeks to enhance and enrich home education by providing support for home schooling parents. LewistonMaine United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1718.html
Asian Rural Institute bvs36.565725 139.8835651 The Asian Rural Institute (ARI) is an international training ground for grassroots rural leaders. Each year we conduct a nine-month Rural Leaders Training Program, focusing on sustainable agriculture through integrated organic farming techniques, community building, and leadership. Working together we grow and share our own food. At the heart of the program is the concept of 'Foodlife' - a term designed to recognize and value the interdependency between life and the food that sustains all life. Tochigi-ken Japan http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1723.html
Highland Park Elementary School bvs37.2709704 -79.9414266 Highland Park Elementary School, which serves approximately 300 urban students in preschool through fifth grade, seeks a Teachers’ Assistant and Project Coordinator to work with the school in day-to-day activities. RoanokeVirginia United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1724.html
Trees for Life bvs37.6888889 -97.3361111 Trees for Life helps people in developing countries empower themselves, focusing on long-term empowerment rather than simply fixing immediate problems. WichitaKansas United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1725.html
New Community Project bvs38.4495688 -78.8689155 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. HarrisonburgVirginia United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1802.html
Creation Justice Ministries bvs0.0 0.0 Creation Justice Ministries equips, educates, and mobilizes Christian communities to protect, restore, and rightly share God’s creation. WashingtonDistrict of Columbia United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1829.html
BVS/Global Missions - Brazil bvs-14.235004 -51.92528 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. Brazil Brazil http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1908.html
Harrisburg First Church of the Brethren / bcmPEACE bvs40.0378755 -76.3055144 The Harrisburg First COB and its outreach arm, bcmPEACE, are active in the community by providing assistance to people in various ways - free computer classes, food distribution, referral ministries, and through a youth leadership program. HarrisburgPennsylvania United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/1916.html
BVS Office Positions bvs42.0372487 -88.2811895 Brethren Volunteer Service seeks an Orientation Assistant and a Recruitment Assistant. ElginIllinois United States http://www.brethren.org/bvs/projects/2006.html

63 Projects

#108: Emanuel Children's Home (Hogar de Niños Emanuel)
San Pedro Sula,  Honduras
The Emanuel Childrens Home (Hogar de Niños Emanuel) assists in the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of abused, disadvantaged, and homeless children ranging in age from infant to eighteen years of age.

#112: Casa de Esperanza de los Niños (The House of Hope for Children)
Houston,  Texas
Casa de Esperanza serves as a safe place for children who are in crisis due to abuse, neglect, or HIV/AIDS.

#113: Quaker Cottage
Belfast,  Northern Ireland
Quaker Cottage aims to provide a safe and caring environment to actively promote increased self-esteem, greater family understanding and cooperation, improved social and life skills, enhanced development, and mutual understanding and respect.

#204: Church of the Brethren, Inc.
Elgin,  Illinois
The Church of the Brethren youth and young adult programming works with youth of all ages and young adults in forming Christian values, serving the community, and promoting peace through various programs.

#208: Rural and Migrant Ministry
Liberty,  New York
Rural and Migrant Ministry (RMM) works in the areas of accompaniment, education, and youth empowerment in its quest to stand with disenfranchised farm- and rural workers and to change unjust systems and structures. RMM seeks BVS volunteers for two of its programs.

#304: Cross Keys Village Brethren Home Community
New Oxford,  Pennsylvania
Cross Keys Village – Volunteers are actively involved in day-to-day living, whether participating through the department of independent living, personal care, or healthcare. We will match your skills and talents from within the many avenues available at our campus.

#307: The Palms of Sebring
Sebring,  Florida
The Palms Retirement Community seeks volunteers to assist with special activities and programs, complete light computer work, and spend time visiting with residents as well as helping with parties, decorating, and generating new ideas.

#401: District IV Human Resources Development Council (HRDC)
Havre,  Montana
District IV Human Resources Development Council is a non-profit Community Action Agency that has been serving the Hi-Line region of North-Central Montana since 1965. The aim is to engage low-income families with the maximum opportunity to address their needs, envision their possibilities and live a productive life of dignity.

#418: Capstone
New Orleans,  Louisiana
Based in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Capstone seeks to provide a stable community environment to those needing a stable foothold in life.

#420: Brethren Disaster Ministries
New Windsor,  Maryland
Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM) is a program of the Church of the Brethren that repairs and rebuilds homes for survivors of natural disasters across the United States.

#606: Hopewell Inn
Mesopotamia,  Ohio
Hopewell is a therapeutic farm community dedicated to serving adults with serious mental illness. Through participation in meaningful work and group activities, Hopewell assists residents in moving to more independent living situations.

#608: Gould Farm
Monterey,  Massachusetts
Gould Farm is America’s original community for psychiatric rehabilitation in an open setting, located on 700 acres of farm and woodlands. Gould Farm uses a community-oriented, work-based approach towards therapy.

#609: L'Arche Kilkenny
Callan, County Kilkenny,  Ireland (Republic of)
BVS placements are available at some of the many L'Arche communities in Europe.

#611: L'Arche Dublin
Dublin,  Ireland (Republic of)
BVS placements are available at some of the many L'Arche communities in Europe.

#613: L'Arche Belfast
Belfast,  Northern Ireland
BVS placements are available at some of the many L'Arche communities in Europe.

#617: incredABLE
Richhill,  Northern Ireland
incredABLE works with children and adults who have an intellectual disability or autism and promotes their inclusion as active members of society. We offer a wide range of projects and services to provide social, recreational, and educational opportunities for people of all ages with learning disabilities.

#620: L'Arche Chicago
Chicago,  Illinois
At L’Arche Chicago, we are people, with and without developmental disabilities, sharing life together in communities of faith. Assistants enter into mutual relationships with core members (adults with disabilities), revealing their gifts to the world and (hopefully!) finding themselves transformed in these relationships.

#621: Camphill Community Mourne Grange
Kilkeel,  Northern Ireland
Mourne Grange is a Camphill Community for adults with learning disabilities. We work and live together alongside adults with special needs to offer them a holistic life experience.

#622: Camp High Hopes
Sioux City,  Iowa
Camp High Hopes is a year round recreational and respite facility that works with children and adults with disabilities in a camp setting.

#623: L'Arche Syracuse
Syracuse,  New York
L'Arche Syracuse is a part of an international network of communities who offer a home where persons with disabilities, called Core Members, and those who share life with them, called Assistants, live together in a faith-based community.

#804: Abode Services
Fremont,  California
Abode Services at Sunrise Village Shelter provides transitional shelter and comprehensive support services to single adults and families with children who are experiencing homelessness.

#809: Project PLASE
Baltimore,  Maryland
Project PLASE is a homeless housing organization working to bring hope, restore dignity, and end the cycle of homelessness for clients and their families.

#823: La Puente Home
Alamosa,  Colorado
La Puente Home provides emergency, shelter, food services, advocacy, and transitional assistance for the homeless and community members in crisis in Colorado's San Luis Valley. Programs also support migrant farm workers that live and work in the San Luis Valley during harvest season. The project aims to meet immediate needs and to empower people to live independently and with dignity.

#849: SnowCap Food Pantry
Fairview,  Oregon
SnowCap Food Pantry is a 52-year-old charity providing food and clothing to over 9,000 low-income neighbors each month. SnowCap is a great fit for volunteers who love a fast-paced environment, having fun, and being part of something bigger than themselves.

#851: Sisters of the Road
Portland,  Oregon
Sisters of the Road exists to build authentic relationships through our day-to-day work of running the café together and our work to create systemic change that improves the lives of people dealing with poverty and homelessness.

#855: Human Solutions
Portland,  Oregon
Human Solutions has been helping homeless and low-income families build pathways out of poverty since 1988. Human Solutions seeks a Volunteer Energy Program Specialist who will screen people for eligibility and complete applications for our Energy Assistance Program.

#859: Deep Roots, Inc.
Earleville,  Maryland
Deep Roots operates a homeless community called Clairvaux Farm, where we host up to ten families.

#861: Good Samaritan Services
Ephrata,  Pennsylvania
Good Samaritan Services gives immediate help to people who are experiencing homelessness, and helps those at risk of becoming homeless. Volunteers will be given the opportunity to work hand in hand with the women and children in the Emergency Shelter program.

#922: Alderson Hospitality House
Alderson,  West Virginia
Alderson Hospitality House seeks a Volunteer to share in the life and work of our ministry. We provide lodging, meals, transportation, and support to those visiting loved ones at a nearby federal women’s prison camp.

#1005: Union Victoria Community in Popular Resistance
Union Victoria,  Guatemala
The community members of Union Victoria suffered over 15 years of persecution from the Guatemalan military and have settled to begin rebuilding their community and lives. A volunteer is needed to live in solidarity with the community and offer a level of security through international presence.

#1032: Bernardo Kohler Center
Austin,  Texas
The Bernardo Kohler Center is a nonprofit organization providing legal, social and educational services. Its mission is to attain safety, respect, and justice for abused, abandoned, neglected juveniles, victims of crime, human trafficking, and asylum seekers. Its work centers on Special Immigrant Juvenile petitions, Crime Victims (U-Visa applications), Victims of Human Trafficking (T-Visa applications), and Asylum.

#1100.5: National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund
Washington,  District of Columbia
The National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund is a non-profit organization established to pass the Religions Freedom Peace Tax Fund Act.

#1101.9: El Centro Arte para la Paz
Suchitoto,  El Salvador
El Centro Arte para la Paz is a locally-supported organization that works to develop and promote a culture of peace through creativity, imagination, cultural exchange, and the arts.

#1102.2: Church of the Brethren Office of Peacebuilding and Policy
Washington,  District of Columbia
The Church of the Brethren Office of Peacebuilding and Policy seeks to live the peace of Jesus publicly by educating on issues and peace theology, advocating on Capitol Hill, and organizing Church of the Brethren members and congregations to take action on issues of concern for the denomination.

#1102.3: Reconcile International
Yei,  South Sudan
Peacebuilders are sought to work as an administrative associate alongside indigenous leadership with RECONCILE International, a peace and reconciliation organization in South Sudan. Workers are also sought to serve in South Sudan with the Africa Inland Church in such fields as education, community health, agriculture, and local church ministry.

#1129: World Friendship Center
Nishi-ku Hiroshima,  Japan
The World Friendship Center promotes peace through classes, Peace Park tours and Hibakusha (A-bomb survivor) story scheduling, and by participating in a variety of community based Peace activities.

#1130: Center on Conscience & War
Washington,  District of Columbia
The Center on Conscience & War (CCW, formerly NISBCO) is a 77-year-old nonprofit organization whose mission is to defend and extend the rights of conscientious objectors to war.

#1179: Corrymeela
Ballycastle,  Northern Ireland
Corrymeela is an ecumenical Christian community, and Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organization. For over 50 years we have been transforming division through human encounter. Long associated with cross-community work in response to The Troubles, we continue to work with groups around sectarianism, marginalization, legacies of conflict, and public theology.

#1214: Family Abuse Center
Waco,  Texas
The Family Abuse Center is the domestic violence program for Central Texas, including the city of Waco and the eight surrounding counties. Our services include a 56 bed shelter (which houses predominately women and children, sometimes a few men) who are victims of domestic violence. We provide three meals a day, snacks, counseling, case management, legal advocacy, and access to community resources that empower survivors to start new lives. We also provide non-residential services with several housing programs, counseling and legal advocacy.

#1317: Lancaster Area Habitat for Humanity
Lancaster,  Pennsylvania
Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with God and people everywhere, from all walks for life, to develop communities with God’s people. We do this by building houses to provide decent homes in decent communities where people can live and grow into all that God intended.

#1422: You’ai Care
Pingding,  China
You’ai Care partners with You’ai Hospital to provide care for hospice and cancer patients, conducts educational programs related to elder care issues in the community, and operates service-learning camps for children and youth.

#1503: Camp Eder
Fairfield,  Pennsylvania
Camp Eder, Christian Camp and Retreat Center, supported by the Southern Pennsylvania District Church of the Brethren, seeks to offer a place where persons can learn to know Jesus Christ through Bible-based ministry in an outdoor environment.

#1504: Camp Stevens
Julian,  California
Camp Stevens a year-round camp and conference center with an emphasis on environmental stewardship, personal growth, and community development, seeks a Resident Intern to contribute to socially-conscious camp programs, physical property maintenance, and intentional community living.

#1505: Camp Mardela
Denton,  Maryland
Camp Mardela is a Church of the Brethren camp and retreat facility located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Camp Mardela’s mission is to “provide children and adults with opportunities for spiritual growth, fellowship and recreation in a setting that deepens their appreciation for God’s creation.”

#1510: Camp Swatara
Bethel,  Pennsylvania
The purpose of Camp Swatara is to provide opportunities in the natural setting for persons of all ages to grow in their relationship to Jesus Christ so that they may give their lives to Him in total discipleship.

#1515: Camp Myrtlewood
Myrtle Point,  Oregon
Camp Myrtlewood, a Church of the Brethren year-round camp and retreat center, needs a Camp Assistant to help with food services, custodial work, building maintenance, and a recycling program.

#1516: Inspiration Hills Camp
Burbank,  Ohio
Inspiration Hills Camp is a year round camp/conference center that provides a place for people of all ages and faiths to experience Christ in an outdoor setting

#1602: Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS)
San Salvador,  El Salvador
The Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS) is a multi-faceted organization seeking to promote solidarity and cultural exchange across borders between the Salvadoran people and others in the search for development and dignity.

#1622: Heifer International
Perryville,  Arkansas
Heifer International's mission is to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the earth. Heifer Ranch is the largest of Heifer’s three US-based learning centers. All volunteers play a part in experiential education that inspires, challenges, and engages people to take action in Heifer’s mission.

#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. Our vision is to foster the emergence of community relationships with local Navajo in an area that has lacked effective inter-clan relationships for generations.

#1645: The Root Cellar
Lewiston,  Maine
The Root Cellar is an inner-city ministry that connects local Christians and churches with social, economic, and spiritual needs in the impoverished downtown neighborhood of Lewiston.

#1648: EYN (Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria – Church of the Brethren in Nigeria)
Kwarhi,  Nigeria
EYN (Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria – Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) seeks Volunteers to work alongside Nigerian leadership within local churches and in the areas of community health, agriculture, HIV/AIDS, appropriate technology, and water systems.

#1705: Hillcrest School
Jos,  Nigeria
Elementary and Secondary Teachers are needed by Hillcrest School, a highly-regarded Christian school for kindergarten through twelfth grade in Jos, Nigeria.

#1716: EYN Secondary School
Kwarhi,  Nigeria
EYN Comprehensive Secondary School, a Christian school in Kwarhi, Nigeria, needs Secondary School Teachers.

#1718: Church of the Brethren Maine Ministries (Maine Home School Project)
Lewiston,  Maine
Church of the Brethren Maine Ministries (Maine Home School Project) seeks to enhance and enrich home education by providing support for home schooling parents.

#1723: Asian Rural Institute
Tochigi-ken,  Japan
The Asian Rural Institute (ARI) is an international training ground for grassroots rural leaders. Each year we conduct a nine-month Rural Leaders Training Program, focusing on sustainable agriculture through integrated organic farming techniques, community building, and leadership. Working together we grow and share our own food. At the heart of the program is the concept of 'Foodlife' - a term designed to recognize and value the interdependency between life and the food that sustains all life.

#1724: Highland Park Elementary School
Roanoke,  Virginia
Highland Park Elementary School, which serves approximately 300 urban students in preschool through fifth grade, seeks a Teachers’ Assistant and Project Coordinator to work with the school in day-to-day activities.

#1725: Trees for Life
Wichita,  Kansas
Trees for Life helps people in developing countries empower themselves, focusing on long-term empowerment rather than simply fixing immediate problems.

#1802: New Community Project
Harrisonburg,  Virginia
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.

#1829: Creation Justice Ministries
Washington,  District of Columbia
Creation Justice Ministries equips, educates, and mobilizes Christian communities to protect, restore, and rightly share God’s creation.

#1908: BVS/Global Missions - Brazil
Brazil,  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.

#1916: Harrisburg First Church of the Brethren / bcmPEACE
Harrisburg,  Pennsylvania
The Harrisburg First COB and its outreach arm, bcmPEACE, are active in the community by providing assistance to people in various ways - free computer classes, food distribution, referral ministries, and through a youth leadership program.

#2006: BVS Office Positions
Elgin,  Illinois
Brethren Volunteer Service seeks an Orientation Assistant and a Recruitment Assistant.