Bringing People Together

Volunteer Opportunities

Interns are needed at a Catholic Christian lay community located on 32 acres of wooded land in central Massachusetts. The community is dedicated to education in nonviolence, prayer, resistance, and simple living and seeks interns for ministry and homesteading work. Contact Agape, 2062 Greenwich Road, Ware, MA 01082; (413) 967-9369.

Come to beautiful Colorado and build adobe houses with the San Luis Valley Habitat for Humanity. For information on weeklong mission trips, write SLV HFH, P.O. Box 1197, Alamosa, CO 81101; (719) 589-8678.

Put a spark into retirement! Second Wind Ministries offers volunteer opportunities in 13 agencies serving the poor as well as a Christian community support system. A minimum commitment of two months, 20 hours a week, is required. Contact SWM, Catholic Service Center, 555 Dauphin St., Mobile, AL 36602.

Visions in Action, a non-profit organization that sends volunteers to Africa and Mexico to work with grassroots organizations, needs volunteers in their Washington, D.C. office to help with fund raising, recruitment, public relations, and conference organizing. Contact Elam Shaw, 2710 Ontario Road NW, Washington, DC 20009; (202) 625-7402.

Casa de los Amigos seeks a live-in volunteer couple or individual to manage its volunteer-operated 45-bed guest house. Familiarity with Friends and conversational Spanish are required. The one- to two-year commitment begins around May 1997. Private apartment, stipend, and travel expenses are offered. Contact Tobin Marsh, CDLA, Ignacio Mariscal 132, 06030 Mexico, DF, Mexico; (52-5) 705 0521; fax: 705 0771;

Employment Opportunities

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Sojourners Magazine March-April 1997
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