Border Servant Corps
Goal of Program
Border Servant Corps promotes and demonstrates justice, kindness, and humility through the intentional exploration of community, simplicity, social justice, and spirituality in the U.S./México border region.
Type of Placement
Participants learn and serve locally, addressing needs in the U.S./México border region.
The U.S. / México border is a unique space where cultures meet, collide, and mesh in an atmosphere of constant change. El Paso, Texas borders Cuidad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico and is the largest bi-national metropolitan area in the Western Hemisphere. Las Cruces, NM, 45 miles north from the Mexico border, is located in a state that ranks 48th in a state-to-state comparison of economic well-being, 49th in overall child well-being, and family and community, and 50th in education (Kids Count, 2017). There are many places of natural beauty nearby, including mountains for hiking and camping.
BSC offers short-term opportunities for 2-5 people or 7+ people.
Adhering to volunteer regulations.
Cost covers room and a portion of meals.
Participants live in a community house.
An orientation is provided for each group.
1701 E. Missouri Ave.
Las Cruces, 88001
Phone: 575-522-7119 Ext. 16
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