Connections

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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.

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Sojourners Magazine March-April 1995
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