Brethren Volunteer Service is a full time volunteer program that places volunteers in a one or two year long assignment in the United States and some locations around the world. This ministry of the Church of the Brethren has been a major program in this Christian denomination since 1948.

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Summer Orientation

Brethren Volunteer Service is pleased to announce that we will be hosting an in-person Summer Orientation for Unit #329 at Inspiration Hills Camp in Burbank, OH. This decision was carefully considered and researched in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM), Children’s Disaster Services (CDS), and Faith Outreach Expeditions (FaithX). We are excited to be able to gather safely and in intentional community for the orientation experience once more!

We are still accepting BVS applications through June 4, 2021. Please consider sharing your gifts with BVS to serve a world in need.

Download the full BVS Orientation COVID-19 guidelines and consent form

Upcoming Orientation Units

Summer 2021 #329
July 18 – August 6, 2021 (Inspiration Hills Camp) – Applications are due June 4, 2021.

Fall 2021 #330
September 19 – October 8, 2021 (Camp Brethren Heights) – Applications are due August 6, 2021.

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