Connections

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Live in a L'Arche Community in Portland, Oregon. Join our faith-based community, where we share life with and provide care for persons with developmental disabilities. Help us expand by joining our efforts to open a second home soon. Contact L'Arche Nehalem, 107 SE 86th Ave., Portland, OR 97216; (503) 252-8765.

Casa Marianella, a shelter for Central American refugees and other Spanish-speaking immigrants in Texas, needs full-time volunteers immediately. Spanish-speaking skills are essential. Room, board, and stipend are provided. Contact Terri English at Casa Marianella, 821 Gunter, Austin, TX 78702; (512) 385-5571.

A newly opening hospitality house is looking for a Christian individual willing to make a commitment of at least six months as a live-in supervisor. The house will serve family members of terminally ill inmates of a maximum security hospital. Stipend, health insurance, and room and board will be provided. Verifiable commitment to Christian service is required. Send a résumé to Emmaus Enterprises, Box 397, Canastota, NY 13032.

Hope House of St. Croix Valley, an adult foster care residence for people living with AIDS, has immediate openings and seeks committed individuals as care partners to assist with daily living needs and domestic chores. No experience is required; training is available. Room, board, and stipend are provided. Contact Hope House, 451 N. Everett St., Stillwater, MN 55082.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Lutheran Volunteer Corps, a ministry that places full-time volunteers in social service agencies in seven U.S. cities, is seeking an executive director. Three years of experience directing a social service agency or ministry is desired. Contact: Julie Hamre, Luther Place Memorial Church, 1226 Vermont Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 387-3222.

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Sojourners Magazine December 1994-January 1995
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