fbpx
Dyslexic
Translate »

orientation 2013 in pictures

This year’s Orientation was an amazing experience filled with laughter, love, and learning.  What follows is a summary of the heart of Orientation through some of the best pictures that were taken there.  Our hope is that these pictures evoke positive memories (and laughs) from your own Orientation.  Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What better way to start Orientation than on foot? Although we were very proud of our new air conditioned buses that ran on biodiesel, we did not foresee that they would be too big to cross the little wooden bridge into Camp Adams…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orientation took several months of planning, coordination, and long days at the office.  It would have been absolutely impossible without the knowledge, patience and dedication of JV Program Manager Julia Peters, Executive Director Jeanne Haster, and Orientation Consultant Extraordinaire Jack Kennedy.

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What would Orientation be like without Fr. Fitts, SJ?  Way less Friendly, that’s for sure.

 

IMG_8805

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This year’s Orientation theme was “Enter the Story”.  The theme was meant to inspire the new JVs to delve into their community and service placement with open hearts and minds.

 

jvcnw_orientation_2013-151

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At Camp Adams the new JVs were able to soak up the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

 

IMG_8952

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mike Benton, on his 22nd Orientation, once again gathered a group of musical JVs to act as the choir and band for the week.  Bamba le la…

 

IMG_8781

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pam Ingalls (Seattle, WA ’80-81) and Brother Fred Mercy shared the story of the Bethlehem Peace Walk.  The walk was organized by Jack Morris, SJ and went from Bangor, WA to Bethlehem, Israel!

 

IMG_9002NotreDame

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There were plenty of laughs and bonding as the new JVs took pictures with their communities and with fellow graduates of their alma maters.  Notre Dame alumni demonstrate the teamwork we love to see at JVC Northwest.

 

IMG_9012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current staff member Matt Salazar (Omak, WA ’09-10) poses with his sister Alexis (Omak, WA ’13-14).  The Salazar family is certainly a classy bunch.

 

IMG_9111

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictured here are the 26 JVs who returned for a second or third year of service!

 

IMG_9033

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Friday we welcomed FJVs, Board members, and support people out to Camp Adams to join in the Banquet and Missioning Liturgy.  Over 60 people braved traffic and a light thunderstorm to join us!

 

IMG_9043

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here Board member Don Letourneau (Portland, OR ’74-75) interacts with new JVs before the start of the Banquet.

 

IMG_9115

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During the Missioning Liturgy Mike Benton was honored for his 22 years worth of contributions to Orientation with a handmade quilt that had words and phrases associated with Mike sewn into it.

 

IMG_9088

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erica Carmody (Hays, MT ’11-14), a JV entering her third year of service, gave a moving homily expressing the gratitude, growth, and grace she has experienced during her time with JVC Northwest.

 

jvcnw_orientation_2013-104r

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A huge thank you and welcome to all 148 of the 2013-2014 Jesuit Volunteers serving in the Northwest!

 

Fr. Jack greeting card

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Father Jack Morris, co-founder of the JVC movement, passed away in September of 2012.  Jack attended Orientation for decades and left thousands of JVs “ruined for life” from the 1960s through the 2000s.  Although he has passed on, he is never far from our hearts or minds.

1 thought on “orientation 2013 in pictures”

  1. Brought back fond memories of my 2 orientations, 1st at St. Michael’s in Spokane and the 2nd at U. of Portland. Both were in prelude to my 2 years at Monroe Catholic High School in Fairbanks, Alaska 1972-1974. 2 of the greatest years of my life. We had 7 of us here at Niagara in late July for a wonderful reunion. God bless all the new crew. May you also all be “ruined for life.”

    Reply

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Translate »

Upcoming Virtual Events

Get to Know JVC Northwest

Tuesday, September 28 | 7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT 

Join us to learn all the basics about a year of service in the Pacific Northwest, including where you can serve, what you might do, and how to apply. Our Recruiter, Zayna, will also share her experience as a JV in both Alaska and Montana. Finally, we’ll open it up for an informal Q+A. 

How to Make Your Application Stand Out

Wednesday, October 6 | 6:00pm ET/3:00pm PT

How can you position yourself to be a strong candidate for JVC Northwest? We’ll share tips and tricks to help you navigate the application, interview, matching, and placement process. We’ll also leave plenty of time for Q+A.  

Zayna Abusada

(She/her/hers)
JVC Northwest Recruiter

Zayna Abusada (Ashland, MT ’17-18, Anchorage, AK ’18-19) was most recently a JV in south-central Alaska serving with immigrant and refugee English-Language learners as the Academy for Citizenship and Civics Support Specialist with the Alaska Literacy Program (ALP) in Anchorage. Zayna first served with Indigenous students on the Northern Cheyenne and Crow Reservations. Originally from Iowa City, Iowa, Zayna went on to earn her undergraduate degree in History and Theological Studies with a minor in Middle Eastern Studies at Saint Louis University.

Catch Zayna at an Event Near You!

September

9/8/2021Saint Mary’s College (IN)VirtualFall Career Fair
9/9/2021University of Notre DameVirtualFall Career Fair
9/13/2021University of DaytonIn PersonFall Career Fair
9/14/2021University of Notre DameIn PersonFall Career Fair
9/14/2021Saint Joseph’s UniversityVirtualFall Career Fair
9/15/2021Saint Louis UniversityVirtualAll Majors Career Expo
9/16/2021University of DaytonVirtualFall Career Fair
9/17/2021Creighton UniversityVirtualFall Career Fair
9/17/2021Georgetown UniversityVirtualFall Career Fair
9/20/2021University of Wisconsin-MadisonIn PersonPublic Service Fair
9/21/2021Whitman CollegeVirtualCareer & Internship Fair
9/21/2021University of San FranciscoVirtualCareer Premiere: Service Careers
9/22/2021Le Moyne CollegeVirtualFall Job and Internship Fair
9/22/2021Marquette UniversityIn PersonFall Career & Internship Fair
9/23/2021University of IowaIn PersonHelping, Health, & Public Service Industry Career Fair
9/23/2021Boston CollegeVirtualFall Career & Internship Fair
9/23/2021Xavier UniversityVirtualFall Career Fair
9/29/2021Santa Clara UniversityVirtualFall Career Fair Bash
9/29/2021Fairfield UniversityVirtualFall Career & Internship Fair
9/29/2021DePaul UniversityVirtualFall Career Fair (Day 1 Only)
9/30/2021Providence CollegeVirtualFall Career Expo
9/30/2021Saint Martin’s UniversityVirtualInternship & Service Fair

October

10/5/2021Pepperdine UniversityVirtualCareers with Social Impact Fair
10/6/2021Saint Mary’s College (CA)VirtualCareer & Internship Fair
10/7/2021Loyola New Orleans/UNOVirtualJoint Fall Job & Internship Fair
10/7/2021Spring Hill CollegeVirtualBadger Career Expo Day 2
10/13/2021Gonzaga UniversityIn PersonPost Grad Service Fair
10/13/2021Ohio UniversityVirtualGovernment, Nonprofit, and Service Fair
10/16/2021Ignatian Family Teach-InVirtualBreakout Session and Exhibiting
10/18/2021University of DaytonVirtualBeyond UD Fair: Post Graduate Volunteer Programs