Franciscan Community Volunteers
Affiliation:Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls, MN
Goal of Program:Franciscan Community Volunteers seek to match young adults' passions to a non-profit in need. Using the Franciscan lens of living the Gospel, we serve the poor, live simply and grow together in faith and community.
Type of Placement:Placements include: youth mentoring, social service agencies, special education, child care at Domestic Abuse Shelter, healthcare outreach, Hispanic outreach, senior services, etc. Placement sites are determined depending upon the gifts, talents, and preference of the individual volunteer and the needs of the community.
Service Area:St. Cloud, Minnesota
Service Length:11 month program beginning in August
Requirements:Individuals between the ages of 21-30 who desire to live in a community with other volunteers. College degree or equivalent life experience and an openness to the Catholic faith are required.
Financial Arrangement:We provide room and board, stipend, health insurance, and loan forbearance (when available). Housing is provided in community, each volunteer will have a private bedroom.
Living Arrangements:Volunteers live in an intentional community with three Franciscan Sisters, sharing household responsibilities.
Program Size:Up to seven volunteers.
Training:An initial week of orientation, a closing retreat and two weekend retreats. On-site training and supervision, and weekly community discussion/reflection on the Gospel call to justice, peacemaking, and a value-centered life. In addition, sharing from the heart weekly to delve and go deeper into our spirituality.
Application Deadline:Open until filled.
Current Urgent Opportunities
Franciscan Community Volunteers in St. Cloud, MN is looking for long-term volunteers to serve January 3, 2018 to July 1, 2018 in a childcare setting within a domestic abuse shelter. This position is eligible for partial $2500 FCV funded Education Award. Franciscan Community Volunteers, an ecumenical program, serves the poor and those in the margins for 6 months. The volunteers live in intentional community with other volunteers and Franciscan Sisters during the service year. More information on the FCV program and the service sites can be found at www.fcvonline.org, or you can contact Pat at 320-229-0307 or firstname.lastname@example.org.