Jubilee Consortium Episcopal Urban Intern Program

General Info
6125 Carlos Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: 323-469-3993
Fax: 323-469-8348
Program Contacts
6125 Carlos Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: 323-469-3993
Fax: 323-469-8348
Contact: 
Suzanne Edwards-Acton
Program Director
Affiliation: 
Episcopal Service Corps & Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles
Goal of Program: 
The Episcopal Urban Intern Program (EUIP), in sunny Los Angeles, is a year-long service learning project of the Jubilee Consortium (a group of inner city Episcopal parishes in LA working together to effect meaningful social change within their communities). EUIP’s mission is to raise up a new generation of change leaders for the church and the world who will spend their whole lives working to expand God’s reign of peace and justice for all people. EUIP prepares young adults to become such leaders. Each fall, EUIP gathers a new class of interns from across the United States to live in Christian community, develop meaningful relationships within local Episcopal and Lutheran congregations, and work for change by serving full-time in some of LA County’s most innovative and effective social service agencies. These agencies provide interns with meaningful engagement opportunities in exploring the problems of and possible solutions to social injustice.
Type of Placement: 
EUIP currently partners with agencies committed to addressing: Homelessness, unemployment, immigration & refugee services, disparities in urban education & access to college prep, special education services, at-risk youth, college chaplaincy, health justice & medical/legal advocacy. EUIP is a diverse group composed of passionate recent college graduates with hearts for change. Join us!
Service Area: 
Greater Los Angeles Area
Service Length: 
11 and 1/2 month program beginning the second weekend of August and ending the end of July of the following year.
Requirements: 
Interested applicants should be between 21 and 29 years of age, be in good emotional and physical health, be able to offer letters of recommendation, be willing to commit themselves to a year of intentional community living, spiritual formation, full-time service work (volunteer), personal development, and participate in ALL aspects of the program.
Financial Arrangement: 
Monthly sustenance stipend; health, dental, and vision insurance provided for anyone who does not already have coverage; fully furnished housing; and transportation stipend all provided.
Living Arrangements: 
EUIs commit to a year of living in intentional community. This entails developing relationships as a corps of interns and also as smaller home communities throughout Los Angeles in housing provided by the EUI Program. EUIs live together, eat together, explore spirituality together, serve together, and enjoy all that Los Angeles has to offer together. EUIs commit to a year of living simply. As our corps serves the community, they learn to live within simple means much like the people they serve.
Program Size: 
20-24 volunteer interns per year.
Training: 
Program orientation; Work-site orientation/training; quarterly retreats (about two days each); monthly Second Sunday Gathering (full EUIP community meeting including speaker and themed discussion); minimum of monthly house meeting with director; minimum of weekly house meeting with housemates; minimum of weekly spiritual practice with housemates; minimum of monthly one-on-one with director; minimum of quarterly one-on-one with a member of EUIP Spiritual Mentor Panel.
Application Deadline: 
Episcopal Service Corps application opens in December; first offers of acceptance sent in February; rolling acceptances until cohort of 20-24 volunteer interns is complete.

Current Urgent Opportunities

Los Angeles Service Program Application Opening November 1st!

We believe in a just, servant God who loves all people in all circumstances. We strive for that same emphasis on Justice, Service, & Love to be evident in all that we do. Join us in sharing that with Los Angeles.

Jubilee’s Urban Service Program is a Year of Service fellowship offering young adults the opportunity and space to grow personally and professionally while uplifting communities, transforming lives, and critically exploring concepts of faith, justice, and equity. This is a chance to engage social issues through direct service while enjoying space and support to learn through exposure to unique, diverse voices, ideas, and experiences.

We’re looking for applicants who:

  • Are 21-29 years old
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree
  • Are passionate about social justice, serving communities of need, & sharing new experiences
  • Are ready to grow and be challenged in a supportive environment that encourages critical thinking & compassionate action
  • Click here to apply now!

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