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Browse these videos to hear more about the Jesuit Volunteer experience from a range of JVs serving in a variety of locales and service fields.

About JVC Northwest

Watch these videos to get a sense of what the Jesuit Volunteer experience is all about.

Types of Service

JVC Northwest offers a wide variety of service opportunities. Three of our most in-demand fields of service include education, public health, and opportunities for Spanish-speakers. Watch these videos to get a glimpse of what service can be like in each of these fields.

Community Interviews

Jesuit Volunteers serve across five states in the Pacific Northwest. Check out these videos to learn more about what a day-in-the-life is like for communities serving in Gresham and Hood River, Oregon.

Instagram Takeovers

Many of our JV communities have hosted takeovers on our Instagram page. You can also watch the takeovers in the story highlights on our Instagram page, and be sure to follow us to keep up with all the latest happenings at JVC Northwest!

Former JV Testimonials

An experience with JVC Northwest has a lasting impact on both the communities where our JVs serve and on the JVs. Watch these videos to hear about the formative experiences these former Jesuit Volunteers had with JVC Northwest.

Partner Agency Interview

JVC Northwest partners with many amazing partner organizations doing important work all across the Northwest. Watch this videos to hear from one such organization: WCA in Boise, ID.

JV Videos

Check out these fun videos made by some of our JVs!

Inside Scoops

Get a tour of the Ashland, Montana JV house and hear from Local Support Person Matt Fairbank about all the unique things the Yakima, WA community has to offer.

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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

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.