Bringing People Together

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Return with something deeper than a tan. Build, teach, and connect with indigenous people of Belize, Guatemala, Kenya, St. Vincent, the Yucatan, and New Mexico on short-term, crosscultural volunteer expeditions that are tax-deductible. Scholarships are available. Contact Global Citizens Network, 1931 Iglehart Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104; (800) 644-9292, (612) 644-0960; e-mail: gcn@mtn.org; web: www.globalcitizens.org

Malu 'Aina Center for Nonviolent Education and Action, Hawaii, is a small-scale, agriculturally based community committed to justice, peace, and preserving the environment. Short- and long-term volunteer internships for adults are available to experience organic farming, simple living, and social justice involvement on a first-hand basis. Though non-sectarian, Malu 'Aina is inspired by and has roots in the Catholic Worker movement. Contact Jim Albertini at Malu 'Aina, P.O. Box AB, 'Ola'a, Hawaii 96760; (808) 966-7622.

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

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Christian Community Health Fellowship, a national non-profit, seeks a self-motivated, organized executive director. Commitment to "living out the gospel through health care among the poor" is essential. Social awareness of issues for poor people are more important than health provider skills. The office can relocate. Contact CCHF, P.O. Box 12548, Philadelphia, PA 19151-0548.

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Sojourners Magazine November-December 1997
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