Holy Family Service Corps

Goal of Program

Holy Family Service Corps exists to engage dedicated young people for one or two years in vital service to families and children in need. By fostering growth in faith and living in community we hope to make a difference in our world. Holy Family Service Corps, a ministry of Holy Family Institute, with placements at Nazareth Prep, Holy Family Specialized Learning, Holy Family Institute and the Community at Holy Family Manor in Pittsburgh, seeks year and two-of service volunteers. Serve a Nazareth Year in a social service program and receive and education award. Or serve for two years as a Teaching Fellow, attend college classes at Duquesne University School of Education to earn a master’s degree in special education or in secondary education tuition-free.

Type of Placement

The Nazareth Year members work in education, elder care, refugee care services, social services, youth mentoring, or family support services. Volunteer placements will be made based on individual interests, skills, and the organizational needs. Teaching fellows serve in an education setting and earn a masters degree in Secondary Education or Special Education.

Service Area

Greater Pittsburgh, PA Region

Service Length

The Nazareth year is an 11 month program (mid-August to mid-July); Teaching Fellowship term is a 2 year commitment for those seeking a masters degree. Off two months each summer.

Program Size

Nazareth Year members: 3 volunteers per year in Pittsburgh. Teaching Fellowship program: maximum of 4 fellows per year.

Requirements

Females or males 21, college degree in area of service or work experience, good mental and physical health, live simply, comfortable in Catholic faith-sharing environment, sense of humor, enthusiasm.

Financial Arrangements

Each member is provided community housing and a stipend. Transportation and health insurance provided if needed.

Living Arrangements

Community living with private bedroom, shared common areas, and bathrooms.

Training

One-week orientation and ongoing professional development through ministry sites. On the job training will be provided.

Application Deadline

June 1st with some flexibility.

Contact:

Lynn Guerra

Address

8235 Ohio River Blvd.
Pittsburgh, 15202
Phone: 412-766-9020 x1304

Email:

[email protected]

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Affiliation

Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

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