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L'Arche Chicago, a faith-based community of adults with developmental disabilities and those who assist them, seeks an executive director to communicate the spirit of L'Arche. Contact Julius Belser, (847) 328-0773.

Urban Experience seeks a director to lead youth and adults in "walking in the footsteps of the poor," guide tours through the city, and facilitate workshops on local and global poverty. Flexible hours, negotiable salary, minimum 8-10 hours per week. Contact Esther Kisamore, Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission, 29 S. Institute, Colorado Springs, CO 80903; (719) 632-6189.

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International Service for Peace (SIPAZ) seeks long-term volunteers to develop and support peace initiatives in Chiapas, Mexico. Qualifications include Spanish fluency, experience in political analysis, excellent communication skills, and commitment to nonviolence. Contact SIPAZ, PO Box 2415, Santa Cruz, CA 95063; (831) 425-1257; admin@sipaz.org.

The Campbell Farm, a Presbyterian retreat center and 40-acre working farm on the Yakima Reservation in central Washington, needs an individual or couple to help with the mission of the farm. Job description posted at www.nwinfo.net/~campbellfarm. Contact Sheri Noah, 2527 Campbell Road, Wapato, WA 98951; (509) 877-6413; campbellfarm@nwinfo.net.

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Good Samaritan Center for Health and Wholeness, a Christian health center serving a rapidly growing immigrant population in Goshen, Ind., seeks an executive director. Candidate must be bilingual in English and Spanish and skilled in cross-cultural communication, spiritual leadership, grant writing, community development, and medical management. Contact Dr. Carolyn Klaus, (219) 534-0981; rcdklaus@ juno.com or Chaplain Clair Hochstetler, (219) 533-2141; chochstetl@ goshenhealth.com.

The campus ministry of Cameron University in Lawton, Okla. seeks a campus minister. This is a full-time position with full-time staff support. Check www.ccmcenter.org for a job description. Contact Search Committee, CCM Center, 500 SW 27th St., Lawton, OK 73505; (580) 357-7226 or Dr. Lynn Musslewhite, Chair of Search Committee, (580) 536-6219.

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L’Arche Harbor House, a L’Arche community in Jacksonville, Fla., seeks assistants to live and share their lives with developmentally disabled adults. Responsibilities include: assisting in creating a home, developing relationships with members, assisting in personal care, and community life. Stipend, room, board, insurance, and formation in L’Arche spirituality and philosophy are provided. Contact Patrick Mayhew, 700 Arlington Road, Jacksonville, FL 32211; (904) 721-5992; larchfl@aol.com.

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Christ House, a 32-bed faith-based medical facility serving homeless men and women in Washington, D.C., has an opening for a full-time Nursing Coordinator. Duties include assessing patient care needs and assigning nursing personnel, screening potential patients for admission, supervising nursing staff, and collaborating with the nurse practitioner and medical staff in all matters of direct patient care. Requires a commitment to serving homeless persons and the ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team. Qualifications: bachelor's in nursing from an accredited school, proven competency in providing healthcare for adults, RN licensure, good communication and organizational skills. Excellent benefits. Send cover letter and résumé to Personnel, 1717 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC 20009; fax (202) 232-4972; sgunn@christhouse.org; www.christhouse.org.

Good Samaritan Center for Health and Wholeness in Goshen, Ind., seeks an executive director. This new Christian health center serves a rapidly growing Latino, immigrant population. Candidate must be bilingual in English and Spanish, skilled in cross-cultural communication, spiritual leadership, grant writing, community development, and medical management. Contact Dr. Carolyn Klaus, (219) 534-0981; redklaus@juno.com; or Chaplain Clair Hochstetler, (219) 533-2141; chochstetl@goshenhealth.com.

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  • Columbia Road Health Services, a faith-based health clinic for low-income patients in Washington, D.C., seeks nurses or medical assistants, preferably bilingual Spanish/English. Contact Susan Wallin, (202) 328-3717; crhs_dc@hotmail.com.

  • L'Arche Harbor House of Jacksonville, Fla., seeks assistants to live and share their lives with adults who are developmentally disabled. Responsibilities include assisting in creating a home, developing relationships with members, assisting in personal care and community life. Stipend, room and board, insurance, and formation in L'Arche spirituality and philosophy. Contact Dottie Klein, 700 Arlington Road, Jacksonville, FL 32211; (904) 744-4435; larchfl@aol.com.

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  • St. John Bosco House needs Catholic Worker volunteers to offer hospitality to young women and outreach to homeless youth in Eugene, Ore. Ideal volunteers would have experience with young people or social service work, be professional yet warm, creative, active in the community, and have a sustaining spirituality. Contact St. John Bosco House, 938 Almaden St., Eugene, OR 97402; (541) 683-7517; www.efn.org.

  • Samaritan Inns' InnKeeper Internship Year seeks InnKeepers to serve as resident managers in transitional inns for formerly homeless women and men in recovery from drug and alcohol addictions. InnKeepers receive a monthly stipend, room and board, health and dental benefits, Americorps education grants, plus many educational opportunities. Contact Tom Copps, 2523 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009; (202) 667-8831 ext. 261; volunteer@saminns.org.

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  • The National Center for Leadership, an organization affiliated with the National Presbyterian Church, seeks a dynamic individual to serve as executive director. Current programs include fellows center, speaker series, leadership curriculum, and annual conference. Ideal candidate should have fund-raising and development experience, organizational and management skills, and strong entrepreneurial instincts. Competitive salary and benefits. Send résumé and salary history to Search Committee, NCL, 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016; skaplan@natpresch.org.

  • Atlanta congregation seeks ministers to work with pastor serving in in-town community. Positions include minister to lead dynamic use of physical, financial, and human assets, including missions and outreach initiatives; minister to lead educational, discipleship, music, drama, and creative ministries. Both positions require Spirit-led, mature, assertive individuals with proven ability to organize, lead, inspire, and collaborate with wide range of employees, lay leaders, and volunteers. Send résumé Attn. Search Committee to Druid Hills Baptist Church, 1085 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306; pmiles@mindspring.com.

  • Providence Hospitality House, an emergency shelter for women with children, has a live-in position available. Candidates must have good communication skills, a commitment to social justice issues, and willingness to live a simple lifestyle in a community environment. Room, board, health benefits, and monthly stipend. Send résumé to PHH, P.O. Box 22382, Seattle, WA 98122; PHHTeam@ aol.com; (206) 322-2107.

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    L'Arche Harbor House in Jacksonville, Fla., seeks live-in assistants to share their lives with adults who are developmentally disabled. Responsibilities include assisting in creating a home, developing relationships with members, and assisting in personal care and community life. Stipend, room and board, insurance, and formation in L'Arche spirituality and philosophy. Contact Dottie Klein, 700 Arlington Road, Jacksonville, FL 32211; (904) 744-4435; larchfl@ aol.com.

    The Bethany House, a Catholic Worker House of Hospitality in inner-city Rochester, N.Y., seeks a female staff person to offer hospitality to homeless and impoverished women and children. The house also operates a food cupboard, clothing room, and drop-in center for women and children. Room, board, transportation, health insurance, and small stipend offered. Contact Lois Amendola, (716) 454-4197; rbethan1@ rochester.rr.com.

    Unique opportunity for OB/Gyn with a commitment to serve the poor in a diverse SES practice in beautiful Salem, Ore. Willingness to back CNMs and FPs essential. Contact Karen Armstrong, CNM, salemcnm@earthlink.net; or George Miller, MD, (503) 561-5200.

    Columbia Road Health Services seeks bilingual (Spanish) nurse, LPN or medical assistant for its family practice ministry to low-income residents of Washington, D.C. Contact Susan Wallin, (202) 328-3717.

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    • The American Friends Service Committee seeks a regional director based in Atlanta. The candidate must have four years experience in management and community organizing, and a strong commitment to nonviolence. Send a résumé and cover letter by September 1, 2000. Contact Search Committee, c/o AFSC, 92 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303; fax (404) 525-4728; nsmith@afsc.org.

    • If you have the soul of a nun, the heart of a rebel, and the skills of an office manager, bookkeeper, or banker, Equity Trust Inc., a small nonprofit dealing with land reform and community development finance, is looking for you. Compensation includes room and board, transportation, payments for obligations, and a stipend. Contact (860) 376-6174.

    • University Presbyterian Church in Seattle is searching for a director of urban mission development. Applicants should desire to glorify God by inspiring UPC members and friends to grow through cross-cultural witness and ministry in relationship with the poor and disenfranchised. Contact Lisa, (206) 524-7301, ext. 145.

    • Samaritan Inns’ InnKeeper Internship Year is seeking InnKeepers to serve as resident managers in transitional inns with formerly homeless women and men in recovery from drug and alcohol addictions. InnKeepers receive a monthly stipend, room and board, benefits, and Americorps education grants. Contact Tom Copps, (202) 667-8831, ext. 261; volunteer@saminns.org.

    • Good Works, a long-term homeless recovery program that ministers to the homeless and vulnerable of Appalachian Ohio, is seeking a Christian couple to live with and mentor interns and formerly homeless residents as house managers. Contact Good Works, (740) 594-3333; goodworks@pobox.com

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    Columbia Road Health Services, a faith-based health care center serving low-income people in Washington, D.C., seeks a clinical coordinator to supervise medical assistants and coordinate labs and OSHA compliance. Applicants must be an RN or have another health-related degree/supervisory experience. Contact Susan Wallin, Columbia Road Health Services, 1660 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC 20009.

    The Center for Action and Contemplation, a nonprofit organization committed to the integration of social justice and prayer, is searching for a manager to join its staff in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact Kathleen O'Malley, (505) 242-9588; cacforprophet@juno.com.

    Volunteer Opportunities

    St. Paul Catholic Worker is seeking a single person or married couple to live in a community dedicated to welcoming immigrants from Latin America. The house has warm informal connections to its local Catholic parish and university. Contact Casa Guadalupana, (651) 298-9988; ks.johnson@juno.com.

    The ARC Center (Action, Reflection, Contemplation) north of Minneapolis, Minn., is seeking adult volunteers to join a residential ecumenical community providing hospitality for guests on retreat. Term of residence is at least one year and the community lifestyle puts emphasis on peace, justice, prayer, and simplicity. Contact (763) 689-3540; arcretreat@hotmail.com.

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    Walker Center, a Boston-area ecumenical conference and resource center, and Witness for Peace are sponsoring "Breaking the Spiral of Violence" with theologian Walter Wink, October 27-28 in Newton, Mass. Contact the Walker Center, (617) 969-3919; walkercenter@rcn.com.

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    Sojourners Magazine July-August 2000
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