School Sisters of Notre Dame Lay Volunteers, ministering in Baltimore, seeks adults called to make the concerns of the poor their own. Volunteers live in community and receive a monthly stipend. Write SALT, c/o Marguerite Weiler, SSND, 6401 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21212-1099; (410) 377-5179.
Episcopal Urban Interns work in social service ministry, live in community in Los Angeles, and share in spiritual formation. Contact Rev. Gary Commins, 260 N. Locust St., Inglewood, CA 90301; (310) 674-7744.
A supported-living house for persons with mental illness located in southern California needs occasional assistance for weekends and staff vacations. Contact Neill or Barbara Currie at (714) 587-0258.
Sister Jean Thuerauf founded the Mercy Missionaries in 1976 to embrace inner-city youth and families. Volunteers are needed to fill a variety of needs. Contact Tom & Audrey Schimmel, The Cookie Cart, 1919 Emerson Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55411; (612) 521-0855.
An ecumenical, residential community near Minneapolis that emphasizes peace, justice, prayer, and simplicity needs adult volunteers and staff to help provide hospitality for guests seeking quiet renewal. Contact ARC, 1680 373 Ave. NE, Stanchfield, MN 55080.
Holy Family Catholic Worker needs a director. Near the campus of Notre Dame, we have been in operation for eight years with the support of the community. The director needs to be as kind as Mother Teresa, shrewd as Machiavelli, brave as Oscar Romero, and willing to work for room, board, and our love and respect. Write HFCW, Box 971, Notre Dame, IN 46556.
Pendle Hill, a Quaker-led ecumenical adult study center , needs a Dean of Resident Programs. Candidates must have communication, administrative, and interpersonal skills; knowledge of Quakerism; and an aptitude for community living. Contact Daniel Seeger, 338 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA 19086; (800) 742-3150.
A large, suburban, Christ-centered church in Ohio is seeking an associate pastor for outreach ministry. Candidates should be committed to Christ's work in evangelism and mission and possess vision and organizational skills. Send résumés to Keith Miller, PNC, 25415 Lake Road, Bay Village, OH 44140.
We need a part-time pastor to help explore new church development in the Sussex County, New Jersey area. Contact Deborah Miller, Newton Presbytery, 10 S. Morris St., Dover, NJ 07801; (201) 361-0084.
Interested in criminal justice? Opportunities are available in corrections, investigations, law enforcement, courts, probation, and other fields. Write Professional Network Association, Box 190968, Boston, MA 02119.
A Catholic family in Maple Park, Ill., seeks a live-in assistant to help care for two men with muscular dystrophy and to help with chores and vacations. Applicants must be conscientious, have personal care experience/training, and make a commitment of at least three to six months. Salary, room, and board are offered. Call (815) 827-3217.
A landholder in east-central Nebraska is seeking a farm manager . Candidates should be hard working and able to manage more than two acres of organic produce and flowers as well as sales in Omaha/Lincoln farmers' markets. Room, board, and a percentage of profits are provided. Contact Tim at Nekoda, Box 81, Prague, NE 68050.
COMMUNITY LIVING OPPORTUNITIES
A Midwest Catholic Worker house welcomes hard-working, fun-loving, and self-motivated people to join our community. Applicants must like animals and people and have some knowledge of our philosophy. Contact St. Francis Catholic Worker, Box 1533, Waterloo, IA 50704; (319) 232-2116.
L'Arche Mobile needs live-in assistants. We seek to create communities of peace where adults who are mentally handicapped and those who help them share their lives together. Contact Martin O'Malley, 151 South Ann St., Mobile, AL 36604.
Live in a hospitality house near Ft. Worth and help build community. The house sits on two acres of land dedicated to wildlife and gardening, with room for building. It is located in a multiethnic suburb with business, education, and mission opportunities. Write Abigail Brown, 1315 Edgecliff Road, Ft. Worth, TX 76134-1209.
A Catholic Worker house in Olympia seeks new members to work for one year or longer in a day drop-in center that serves mostly single men and women with families. We provide room, board, and a small stipend. Contact Bread & Roses, Box 2699, Olympia, WA 98507.
Esther House, a community of Christian women in inner-city Washington, D.C., is looking for three women to join them as they seek intentional community with each other and their neighbors. Contact Jenelle Williams at 119 New York Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 393-4820.
RETREATS & CONFERENCES
Experience the realities of the people of Mexico in the context of the warm hospitality of Benedictine Sisters. Programs include informed presentations, prayer, and discussion. Openings are immediately available, including in Holy Week. Write Guadalupe Retreat, Weston Priory, 58 Priory Hill Road, Weston, VT 05161.
Interested in integrating prayer with peace and justice issues? Abba House of Prayer, a member of Pax Christi and Bread for the World, offers private and directed retreats. Contact Elizabeth Hoye, R.S.C.J., 647 Western Ave., Albany, NY 12203; (518) 438-8320.
Do This...Remembering Me is an exploration, in a eucharistic context, of the spirituality of eating. Pastor/professors Marilyn Chilcote and Robert McKenzie adapt the seminar to your format; for congregations, retreat centers, seminaries, universities, or religious orders. Write or call 330 Park View Terrace, #310, Oakland, CA 94610; (510) 763-1936.
All who wish to receive free English and/or Spanish readings reflecting Quaker thought are encouraged to contact the Wider Quaker Fellowship. Call or write WQF, 1506 Race St., Philadelphia, PA 19102; (215) 241-7293.
I plan to emigrate from Australia with my family this year. I have been active in peace and justice groups and seek work utilizing 18 years of experience in PC network support, systems work, and other professional computer training. Contact Graham Daniell, 91 Mulligan Dr., Greenwood, 6024 Western Australia; (619) 342-3677.
For the 50th year of the nuclear age, join in a weekly nonviolent vigil on Mondays, 7 to 8 a.m., at the Pentagon's south entrance. Sponsored by Dorothy Day Catholic Worker, this vigil is in its eighth year. Take part in prayer, leafletting, and singing to promote the biblical imperative of nonviolence. Contact Dorothy Day House at (202) 882-9649 or Art Laffin at (202) 722-1911.
Zorbapu announces their 1995 Peacework Essay Scholarship contest for students, "How Do We Stop the Violence?" Essays should relate to nonviolent ways of making our world more secure for everyone. Send essays by April 1 to Zorbapu Scholarship, 12833E STH13, Maple, WI 54854.
Portland, Ore. readers: A former Sojourners Community member is starting a discussion group around The Soul of Politics , by Jim Wallis. Contact Laura Winnen at (503) 248-9180.
The following individuals in prison request correspondence from people outside of prison:
Robert Jones, #4054-18 2R, Box 30, Pendleton, IN 46064; Exzavious Gibson, (Death Row) #26114-20, Box 3877, Jackson, GA 30233; Roger Wallace, #B52868, Box 112, Joliet, IL 60434; Inez Silvera, #149982, M.U.H/8B, Box 147, Lowell, FL 32663-0147; Allen Jones, #915785 1-3R, Box 30, Pendleton, IN 46064; Robert L. Roberts, #328150, Michael Unit, Box 4500, Tennessee Colony, TX 75886.