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Have you ever wondered why we partner with AmeriCorps? JVC Northwest has been in partnership with AmeriCorps for over a
Emily Sanders is a '21-22 Jesuit Volunteer living in Seattle. Emily serves as the Community Support Specialist at Downtown Emergencies
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest is excited to announce that we have received a Public Health AmeriCorps grant of $550,360 from
Meet Gladys (she/her), Diana (she/her), Ben (he/him), Andrew (he/him), and Lexi (she/her): 2021-22 Jesuit Volunteers living and serving in Gresham/East
Sharon Johnson, a member of the Portland JV EnCorps community, shares her appreciation for the late bell hooks. “Feminism does
Jesuit Volunteer Conal Fagan reflects on the unexpected ways he has experienced growth while serving as an Academic Specialist at
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the world. In fact, it's the only thing
'20-21 Jesuit Volunteer Mady Starr sorts clothing donations HomePlate Youth Services is one of the many agencies that JVC Northwest
Vegan in Alaska Jesuit Volunteer AmeriCorps member Kara Black, who served as Natural Resources Technician at Orutsararmiut Native Council (ONC)

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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. 

Zayna Abusada

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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.