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Introducing the New JV Flex Program

JVC Northwest has launched a pilot program for the ’21-22 service year which explores new ways to serve in Portland and Seattle. We’re thrilled to announce the launch of a new JVC Northwest pilot program, JV Flex! JV Flex engages people in Portland or Seattle to experience a JVC Northwest values-driven year of service, with an emphasis on intergenerational cohorts … Read more

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day JV AmeriCorps member Emily Breakell (‘17-18 Portland, OR) serves as the Activities and Events Coordinator for the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s HIV Services. To commemorate World AIDS Day, Emily shares a reflection on her experience serving in the HIV Day Center in Portland, OR. “Silence=Death?” the coffee barista asked, questioning the text … Read more

Driven by Dreams, Accomplished through Self-Advocacy

JV AmeriCorps member Maria Watson (Portland, OR ’16-17) serves as the Transitions Program Support Specialist with Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center and Rosemary Anderson High School in Portland, Oregon. Maria shares her story of serving with opportunity/at-risk young adults to promote economic empowerment through college readiness. The funny thing about college is that tens of thousands … Read more

Positive Outlook in Difficult Times

JV AmeriCorps member Connor Hayes (Portland, OR ’16-17) serves as Activities and Events Coordinator with Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) in Portland, Oregon. In honor of World AIDS Day, which took place on December 1, 2016, Connor reflects on his service and the valuable relationships he has formed with clients.  Coming into my JV AmeriCorps year after … Read more

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