Franciscan Volunteers: No Risk, No Gain

General Info
609 S. Convent Rd
Aston, PA 19014
Phone: 610-558-7709
Program Contacts
Contact: 
Sara P. Marks
Director
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
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