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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed for protective accompaniment of Mayans in the north of Chiapas, Mexico, on the Michigan Peace Team long-term project. Volunteers serve a minimum of two months, with poor living conditions and danger. Spanish skills are desired, but not required of all. A training September 13-19 is required. Applications are due 90 days before going. Contact MPT, 1516 Jerome, Lansing, MI 48912; (517) 484-3178; fax: (517) 484-4219;; www.traverse. com/nonprof/peaceteam.

Lutheran Service Corps of Omaha (a social ministry organization of the ELCA) is seeking a mature working or retired individual or couple to live in residence as a spiritual growth facilitator. A background in ministry or religion is preferred. The facilitator receives a two-bedroom apartment with utilities in exchange for 4-6 hours per week planning and facilitating spiritual growth activities for volunteers, building an intentional Christian community, and overseeing upkeep of the residence. Position available beginning in August. Contact Laura Green, LSC, 6220 N. 30th St., Omaha, NE 68111; (402) 457-5890;

Intercultural Nursing Inc. seeks a nurse to serve as a volunteer president. Responsibilities include organizing nurse volunteers to work at mobile clinic sites in the Dominican Republic and Haiti through missions associated with the Episcopal and Catholic churches. Some Spanish or Haitian Creole is helpful but not required. A desire to love and serve the poor is needed. E-mail or call Michele at (603) 532-8430.

Employment Opportunities

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