Holy Family Service Corps
Goal of Program
Young men and women are invited to enrich their understanding and experience of FAMILY in a world that struggles to be family. The Holy Family Service Corps provides an opportunity to focus on the essentials of life by adopting a simple lifestyle, sharing in common, growing in faith, developing relationships, and providing service. During the year of service, volunteers will discover how the values of faithful listening, loving relationships, and finding God in the everyday can restore hope and transform lives. New this year is a 2 year teaching fellow program in collaboration with Duquesne University and Holy Family Academy through which a masters degree can be obtained.
Type of Placement
Long-term and Short-term: Volunteers have the opportunity to work in education, early learning services, elder care, refugee and resettlement services, social services, youth mentoring, family support services, etc. Volunteer placements will be made based on individual interests, skills, and the organizational needs. New in 2018-2019: Teaching fellowship offering masters degree in Education or Counseling with service in an education setting,
Greater Pittsburgh, PA Region with potential to expand to Eastern Pennsylvania.
Traditional 11 month term (mid-August to mid-July), which could be extended to a two-year term with volunteer interest and approval from the ministry site. Teaching Fellowship term is a 2 year commitment for those seeking a masters degree.
Traditional Long-term program: 2 to 7 volunteers per year in Pittsburgh. Teaching Fellowship program: maximum of 4 fellows per year. .
Females or males 21 years or older, college degree in area of service or work experience, good mental and physical health, willing to live simply in community, comfortable in Catholic faith-sharing environment, sense of humor, enthusiasm, and flexibility.
Long-term: Each volunteer will be provided with room and board, a community transportation and food stipend, a personal living stipend, health insurance stipend (long-term only if needed), and a scholarship upon completion of the year of service (traditional long-term only).
Home style community living with private bedroom, shared common areas, and bathrooms.
One-week orientation and ongoing professional development seminars. Ministry site training length will vary. On the job training will be provided.
June 1st for traditional long-term and teaching fellow program.
8235 Ohio River Blvd.
Phone: 412-766-9020 x1304
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