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JV EnCorps Members Among Group to Sponsor Afghan Family for Resettlement

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the world. In fact, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  Margaret Mead This quote from Margaret Mead is indeed aspirational, but not for St. Leo Parish. When parishioner Colleen Mulligan suggested that St. Leo Parish in Tacoma, WA consider sponsoring an Afghan … Read more

JV EnCorps Member Serves the Medically Uninsured and Underserved

Pam Cheeney serves at Volunteers in Medicine and is part of the JV EnCorps community in Bend, OR Access to medical care saves lives, and it’s something that many people with comfortable incomes and stable health insurance simply take for granted. But what about those whose incomes are too high to qualify for programs like Medicaid, but not high enough to … Read more

JV EnCorps Spotlight

A Conversation with Patty Christopher, ’14-21 JV EnCorps Community Lead, Bend, Oregon Tell us about how you serve. I am the board president of St. Vincent DePaul in Bend and the Bend JV EnCorps Community Lead. During COVID, St. Vincent here in Bend never shut down, but we have changed our operations to protect our … Read more

Mission Trip to Haiti

JV EnCorps Portland: Jesuit High Community In February, Jay Lyman (JV EnCorps member and former JV) joined a Project Living Hope team in Camp Marie, Haiti. Working with Haitian locals and American volunteers, the team tackled the first phase of construction of a community center, education building, and athletic facilities. Jay had the opportunity to … Read more

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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