Bringing People Together

Volunteer Opportunities

  • L'Arche Mobile needs live-in assistants to mentally handicapped adults. We seek to create communities of peace where adults who are mentally handicapped and those who help them live, work, and share their lives together. L'Arche is an international federation of Christian communities founded by Jean Vanier. Contact Martin E. O'Malley, 151 South Ann St., Mobile, AL 36604.

  • Disciples' House is a one-year program for people drawn to live, work, and learn together in association with Jubilee Ministries and the Church of the Saviour. Intentional Christian living and community impact are focused on through volunteer service with a local Washington, D.C. community. For more information, contact Susan Burton at the Servant Leadership School, 1640 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC 20009; (202) 328-7312.

  • Emmaus Center is seeking an administrative services director. Join us as we minister to the homeless and rural poor in coastal Maine. Singles or couples, 21 years of age or older, are encouraged to apply. Room, board, and a small stipend are provided with a minimum two-year commitment. Contact Owen White at Emmaus Center, Box 811, Ellsworth, ME 04605; (207) 667-3962.

  • Intercultural Nursing, a non-profit organization that works through mission and health department sites, is seeking all types of nurses, NPs, and translators for short-term volunteer opportunities in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. You will gain new insight and skills while participating in our two-week programs. Please contact Intercultural Nursing Inc., 356 Main St., Boxford, MA 01921; (508) 887-7066.

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Sojourners Magazine November-December 1996
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