Franciscan Volunteers: No Risk, No Gain
Affiliation:Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia
Goal of Program:To invite women and men to commit to a year of service sharing in the charism and mission of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia with a strong emphasis on integral ecology and holistic living.
Type of Placement:Long-term: Pastoral ministry, farming, advocacy, immigration, outreach work with the economically disadvantaged, corporate social responsibility, Counseling.
Service Area:Greater Philadelphia Area
Service Length:Late August through June.
Requirements:Volunteers must be at least 21 years old with no impediments to committing to a simple lifestyle in community for a service term of ten months.
Financial Arrangement:Volunteers receive a simple personal stipend as well as a communal house budget that covers all necessities including groceries, household needs, and transportation.
Living Arrangements:Volunteers live together in a house with individual bedrooms and shared bathrooms.
Program Size:3-6 volunteers
Training:Volunteers will engage in an orientation program at the start of their service term and will participate in workshops and retreats throughout the year.
Application Deadline:Priority Submission January 15th After that Rolling Admission