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Watch and Learn

Watch and Learn

Check these videos for an inside look into the values-driven Jesuit Volunteer experience.

Discerning Post-Grad Service

This session led by Greg Carpinello, Executive Director of JVC Northwest, explores how to discern if a service-year program is right for you. Prior to joining JVC Northwest in 2019, Greg worked at both Xavier University and Boston College where he helped accompany students through post-grad discernment processes.

Jesuit Volunteers Serving in Gresham, Oregon Reflect on Their Experiences

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 Portland, OR. In this video, the JVs share about their service positions, reflect on what they’ve learned, and the supportive benefits of living in community.

Ju-neau why you should become a Jesuit Volunteer?

Considering a year of service with Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest? The Juneau, Alaska JVs have this message to share.

Simple Living

What does Simple Living mean to you? ’20-21 Jesuit Volunteers reflect on their year of making space for what matters.

JV Open House

The Jesuit Volunteer/AmeriCorps members serving in snowy Ashland, MT take you on a tour of their house, share what makes their locale unique, and discuss what it means to live together in intentional community.

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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.