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VolunteerFEST General Save the Date

Come and explore post-grad service opportunities with over 60 faith-based organizations!

 

WORKING SCHEDULE (updated Feb. 18)

Monday: #WhyService 7 Big Questions Table Talks

Service professionals have identified 7 Big Questions they regularly hear from prospective volunteers. Come to a table and listen, contribute, participate in discovering possible answers.

Tuesday & Wednesday: Virtual Booths

Learn more about your options. Representatives from over 60 faith-based organizations will be available to say hello, tell you about their program, and answer your questions.

Thursday: #WhyService meets #HowWeServe

With all this information , what is your next step? We will have Now What? mentors available to help you sift through your options as you explore committing to a faith-based service program. 

*All events will be from 8pm-Midnight Eastern Time and  hosted on Remo.co. All participants will need a laptop/desktop to access the platform.

#WhyService

Previous fairs

Still Searching. Still Serving. Find yourself through faith-based service!

Are you searching for next steps? Are you looking to put your heart into action through service?

You're in the right place. The 2020 Virtual Volunteer Fair is your opportunity to connect with 50+ full-time, postgraduate service programs within the Catholic Volunteer Network. Through Info Sessions and Support Spaces, you'll learn about how a "volunteer year" can make a long-term difference in your life and in the lives of others.

No prior experience or knowledge required... come as you are. Our Virtual Volunteer Fair is a chance to learn and participate in the way that feels most comfortable to you. Thanks for stopping by - we hope to see you soon.

Event Date and Times:

  • Part 1 - Monday, November 9th @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
  • Part 2 - Tuesday, November 10th @ 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time

SEE THE FULL SCHEDULE AND REGISTER HERE.

How to participate!

  • If you are a College Student, please register for the Virtual Fair HERE!
  • If you are a Campus Professional (campus ministry, social justice / service office, career center), you can also register for the Virtual Fair HERE.
  • If you are a College/University, you can register (at no cost) as a "supporter" of our Virtual Volunteer Fair HERE

Information Sessions Being Offered

  • Volunteering 101 - What is Faith-Based Service?
  • International Volunteering
  • Volunteer Programs with Healthcare Placements
  • Volunteer Programs with Education Placements
  • Volunteer Programs with Social Impact Placements
  • Volunteer Programs sponsored by Women’s Religious
  • Volunteer Programs sponsored by Men’s Religious
  • Volunteering - Spanish Language Session [en Espanol]
  • Volunteer Programs with Construction/Home-Building Placements
  • Volunteer Programs Serving Refugee/Resettlement Needs
  • Volunteer Programs with Church/Ministry Placements
  • Volunteer Programs with Nursing Placements
  • Volunteer Programs with Legal, Policy and Advocacy Placements
  • Volunteer Programs with Environment / Infrastructure Placements
  • Volunteer Programs with Business / Communications Placements

Discernment and Support Spaces Being Offered

  • Discernment Support - Is Service Right for Me?
  • Discernment Support - How to Choose a Service Program
  • Volunteers of Color Support Space and FAQ
  • Transition - What Happens After My Volunteer Experience?
  • Developing Allyship & Advocacy Skills while Volunteering
  • Antiracism and Racial Justice within the Volunteer Experience
  • LGBTQ+ Volunteers Support Space and FAQ
  • Can I Get a Job After Post-Grad Service?
  • How Do I Talk About My Post-Grad Service at a Job Interview?

Questions about this event? Please email Mike McCormick at [email protected] or Jocelyn Sideco at [email protected].

Campus Advocates

We are grateful for the partnership and support of these amazing college and university departments and offices!