Bringing people together

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

An intentional ecumenical Christian community seeks a volunteer with gardening experience to enter into community and take primary responsibility for a one-acre certified organic garden. Room, board, and a small living stipend will be provided. For more information contact: Laurie Hesed, Heartland Farm, R.R. 1, Box 37, Pawnee Rock, KS 67567; (316) 923-4617.

ARC retreat center (Action, Reflection, Celebration) near Minneapolis, Minn.—emphasizing peace, justice, prayer, and simplicity—seeks adult volunteers and staff for one year or longer commitments beginning summer or fall 1999. Join a residential ecumenical community that provides hospitality for guests seeking quiet retreat and renewal. For information or application, contact ARC, 1680 373rd Ave. NE, Stanchfield, MN 55080; (612) 689-3540.

Work with urban gardening, sustainable agriculture, and communications as an intern with the Kansas Rural Center, a dynamic nonprofit that promotes sustainable food systems and family farming statewide. Call Mennonite Voluntary Service, (316) 283-5100, and ask about the Kansas Rural Center position.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Looking for meaningful work? Direct a Christian-based transitional co-op for women and children seeking greater independence. This is an opportunity to shape a program that gives new hope and direction to participants. The program has limited funds but well-established community support. Call Sister Marti McCarthy at Elizabeth House, (510) 658-1380.

Hope Health Clinic, a church-sponsored primary health care clinic for low-income and uninsured persons in a small town (20,000 people) 45 miles south of Atlanta, is seeking a family physician/medical director. Contact Rev. Douglas Hahn, St. George's Episcopal Church, 132 N. Tenth St., Griffin, GA 30223; (770) 227-4453; fax (770) 227-2090.

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Sojourners Magazine March-April 1999
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