Bringing People Together

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Christ House, a medical facility for homeless men in Washington, D.C., needs one-year volunteers in nursing, social service, and support positions. Room, board, stipend, and health insurance are provided. Write or call 1717 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC 20009; (202) 328-1100.

Men, women, and married couples willing to risk in faith, embrace ecologically sound practices, and build community in mutuality with the urban poor should contact The Franciscan Project, R1, Box 163B, Garrison, NY 10524-9717.

Serve and share your life of faith with a small community in Baltimore, working with at-risk youth and in a residential community for persons with AIDS. Stipend and insurance are provided. Contact Xaverian Brothers, 10318-B Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042-2191; (410) 750-2850.

St. Elizabeth Catholic Worker is looking for workers to live in and provide hospitality to the women and children seeking shelter. Contact Gert Brixius, 8025 S. Honore, Chicago, IL 60620; (312) 874-2500.

Casa de los Amigos, a Quaker center in Mexico City, seeks a live-in volunteer couple or individual to manage the daily operations of its guest house and service center, starting in September. Some Spanish is required. Contact Tobin Marsh, Ignacio Mariscal 132, 06030 Mexico D.F., Mexico; (52-5) 705-0521.

LAOS House, a new interdenominational Christian community working and living among the poor of Oshawa, Ontario, is looking for full-time volunteers for one year in exchange for room, board, health insurance, and stipend. Contact Rose Barclay, 51 King St. East, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1B4, Canada; (905) 434-7543.

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Sojourners Magazine July-August 1995
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