Gap Year Opportunity

Volunteering at Savio House Youth Centre 2012-2013 A few places are still available for a gap year in community working for young people, living alongside a youth team and developing your skills for the future. Cat, below, completed a year at Savio House and then moved on to work in the world of financial management. KPMG, the firm she joined, valued her community experience and found that she had developed skills and experience beyond her years, giving her an additional value in the job market. Professional skills, personal development, community living [...]

Volunteering with JMV

Are you at a crossroads? Looking for a different way to live your life? Longing to understand and engage in issues of justice and poverty? Perhaps you would consider volunteering overseas with JMV for six months or longer. Together with our partner organisations we run a number of different programmes including teaching at schools, working at health centres, orphanages and even a radio station which is used both for educational and agricultural purposes. The Jesuits have been based in a number of communities around the world for decades.They have lived with [...]

2011-11-11T17:11:26+00:00November 11th, 2011|Categories: Volunteering|

3 Month Gap Experience with OYO Namibia

3 Month Gap Experience with OYO Namibia June, July and August 2011 (max 89 days) Would you like to work with an NGO that harnesses the arts to engage, inform and empower young people to tackle HIV and related social issues? We are seeking self-motivated and energetic young people to volunteer with OYO, the Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (meaning Red Ribbon in the Otjiherero language) in Windhoek. You will be working for Namibian youth through OYO’s innovative, participatory magazine. Developed by youth, for youth, it covers a broad range of issues of [...]

2011-07-29T09:43:34+00:00July 28th, 2011|Categories: This Week events, Volunteering|

Oxford Marriage Preparation Team

The Oxford Marriage Preparation Team is seeking new Team members. The Team provides practical insight to engaged couples in preparation for the life-long commitment of Marriage. Married couples of 5 to 20 years standing would be ideal. Training is provided. Please contact Fr John SJ

2011-05-13T14:51:25+00:00May 13th, 2011|Categories: Volunteering|

Assumption Volunteer Programme

Assumption Volunteer programme—The Religious of the Assumption are an international Catholic congregation of Sisters. They are looking for volunteers to take up the challenge of living for one year in a culture that is very different to their own and share their lives and skills with poor, young and marginalized people They offer opportunities in the UK, the Philippines, Tanzania, Rwanda, Brazil, USA. Find out more @ www.alvp.co.uk

2011-03-04T15:18:11+00:00March 4th, 2011|Categories: Volunteering|

Ukrainian English Summer School

Here at the Ukrainian Catholic University we are preparing to host our 17th Annual English Summer School, where East meets West in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains in Western Ukraine. We would like to invite you and your students to consider dedicating the month of July 2011 to help rebuild the Church in Eastern Europe by teaching English in Ukraine. Each year we welcome college students, campus ministers and other volunteers from the United States and Western Europe to teach at the school, which provides a summer immersion experience to [...]

2011-01-20T14:35:59+00:00January 20th, 2011|Categories: Volunteering|

JRS in Haiti

Jesuit Missions have expressed their thanks for the donation of £720 to the work of the Jesuit Refugee Service in Haiti. Here is an update on what is happening: "We are starting the political phase of the reconstruction. It is the time to go from individual aid to overall proposals. With the emergency phase still open, at Entreculturas we are working with our partners on a reconstruction programme based on three lines of work: 1. Education in Emergency. The priority is to create an emergency education programme in seven camps for [...]

2012-11-06T17:36:14+00:00April 28th, 2010|Categories: Archive, Volunteering|