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Urgent Opportunities to Serve with JVC Northwest

Are you passionate about housing, education, and/or healthcare? We are looking for JVs to serve in these service areas and more! Read more about our urgent opportunities below and apply to serve today!
Applications, including references, must be submitted by June 30.
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Addie (Omak, WA ’18-19) supports the youth of the 12 tribes of the Colville Reservation by providing tutoring in math and reading.
Academic Support Positions Serving Indigenous Youth

Interested in supporting Indigenous youth to succeed in school? We have open positions tutoring and offering academic support to students on the Northern Cheyenne, Crow, and Fort Belknap Indian Reservations in Montana and the Colville Reservation in Washington.

Connect Latinx Communities with Healthcare and Legal Aid in WA and OR

We are seeking Spanish speakers for service positions supporting Latinx communities in Oregon and Washington. From empowering communities to know their legal rights, advocating for immigrants/refugees in their legal proceedings, or providing companionship for adults who are aging or disabled, there are many ways applicants who are proficient or fluent in Spanish can address pressing community needs!

Empower Those Experiencing Houselessnes

Do you have writing and editing skills and desire to empower those who are experiencing houeselessness? We have two open positions providing editorial support for those experiencing houeselessness who are selling street newspapers in Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington.

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Caelin, on the far right, (Portland Morris, OR, ’17-18) managed volunteers and provided editorial support to those experiencing houselessness who were selling street newspapers.
Serve Youth and/or At-Risk Teens

Do you want to make a difference for the next generation? Spend a year serving youth and/or teens who are at-risk! Connect with youth and young parents under the age of 24 by providing activities, classes, outreach, and one on one support and referrals, assist high school aged Latinx youth in embracing and preparing for long-term movement leadership, or teach at an after-school program.

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The ’18-19 Sitka House (CJ, Emily, Kevan, and Joel) stopping through Seattle on their way up to Alaska!

As part of the service year, Jesuit Volunteer/AmeriCorps members live in community with three to seven other volunteers and explore the values of spirituality/reflection, community, simple living, and social and ecological justice. Benefits include housing, room and board, medical insurance, an AmeriCorps Education Award of over $6,000, support throughout the year, retreats, personal and professional development, and connection to a vast network of former JVs and AmeriCorps alumni. Program year runs August 5, 2019 – July 31, 2020.

Read positions descriptions and apply today!

Have questions? Email Lindsey, Recruitment and Marketing Manager, or call our office at 503.335.8202. Want to know the latest news from JVC Northwest? Follow us on Instagram!


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Upcoming Virtual Events

"JVC Northwest 101: Service and Community"

Thursday, April 7 | 7:00pm ET / 4:00pm PT
Learn about all that makes a year of service with JVC Northwest unique. We’ll talk about the opportunities available, what intentional community looks like, and dive into our values of social and ecological justice, simple living, and spirituality/reflection. There will also be plenty of time for Q+A. Register here. 

"How to Make Your Application Stand Out"

Wednesday, April 20 | 7:00pm ET / 4:00pm PT
Learn how you can position yourself to be a strong candidate for service with JVC Northwest. With one week left before the April 26 priority deadline, this will also be the perfect time to get a handle on each step of the application, interview, matching, and placement process. Register here. 

Where Are the JVC Northwest Recruiters Going Next?

Check out our upcoming recruitment events below. Don’t see your school or town on the list? Reach out to us at recruiter@jvcnorthwest.org to let us know you’d like us to pay your town a visit! 

Notre Dame | Info Session: Discerning Post Graduate Service | 6:30 PM | COffee House in Geddes Hall

Marquette | Info session (1-2) office hours (2-4) | Career Services Center – Seminar Room