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.

Service Area

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.

Service Length

1-2 weeks.

Program Size

BSC offers short-term opportunities for 2-5 people or 7+ people.


Adhering to volunteer regulations.

Financial Arrangements

Cost covers room and a portion of meals.

Living Arrangements

Participants live in a community house.


An orientation is provided for each group.

Application Deadline

Rolling basis.

Start Date


Kari Lenander


1701 E. Missouri Ave.
Las Cruces, 88001
Phone: 575-522-7119 Ext. 16


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