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When Siobhán Colleran began her Jesuit Volunteer/AmeriCorps service, she set out to capture her year in a creative way: by
It's time to apply for a year of service and community with JVC Northwest -- but where to even start???
Claire Lucas ('19-21 Ashland, MT) published an article with Catholic Climate Covenant about Jesuit Volunteers in the Northwest whose service
Aaron Salzman ('20-21 Portland Morris) reflects on his year serving as the Climate Advocacy Associate at Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
Pam Cheeney serves at Volunteers in Medicine and is part of the JV EnCorps community in Bend, OR Access to
JVC Northwest Communications Coordinator Phil Gerigscott chats with Jenny Gardinier, Clubhouse Manager at Okanogan Behavioral HealthCare (OBHC), and former Jesuit Volunteer Ino Gonzales ('19-20), to learn
JVC Northwest Communications Coordinator Phil Gerigscott interviews partner agency WCA Boise Communications Manager Chris Campbell-Davis about their mission, JV involvement,
Since last week, we have been wrestling with the Vatican statement denying the Church’s ability to bless unions between persons
Michaela Busch, Marly Beck, and Ryan Zoellner ('20-21) speak on their experiences serving in Hood River, Oregon.   Michaela serves as the Prevention Educator at

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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

(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.