Goal of Program:Maggie’s Place provides houses of hospitality and ongoing support to help pregnant and parenting women in need reach their goals, and welcomes them into a community filled with love and dignity.
Type of Placement:All full-time volunteer MissionCorps Members participate in direct service to pregnant women, new moms and newborns in need. Volunteers live in community with the moms and babies. Each volunteer also assumes administrative duties to run the home.
Service Area:Phoenix, Mesa, Tempe, and Glendale, AZ; Cleveland, OH.
Service Length:Year long commitments, renewable upon invitation // Summer commitments (8-12 weeks) // Spring Break groups welcome
Requirements:Year long commitments: Age 21+ with college degree or equivalent life experience. Willing to abide by our Core Values and live in a Catholic community committed to following Church teaching. Flexible, calm in crises, respect life from conception to natural death. Must also have a valid driver's license. // Summer commitments: Age 20+ with high school diploma. Other requirements same as above.
Financial Arrangement:Year long commitments: Room and board, $550 monthly stipend, health insurance, access to community vehicles and/or the ability to bring your own vehicle. // Summer: Room and board, summer stipend, access to community vehicles and/or the ability to bring your own vehicle.
Living Arrangements:MisionCorps Members and Summer Immersion volunteers share bedrooms (two to three people/room) and live in community with each other, pregnant women, new moms, and newborns.
Program Size:Five sites with 4-6 MissionCorps Members or Summer Immersion each.
Training:Year long commitments: 1-2 week introductory training followed by on-site training, supervisory meetings, monthly spiritual formations and professional trainings, and various other opportunities for professional growth. // Summer commitments: On-site training, supervisory meetings, monthly spiritual formations and professional trainings, and various other opportunities for professional growth.
Application Deadline:Rolling for year long commitments (normal start dates are in August and January) // April 1 for Summer commitments.
Current Urgent Opportunities
Seeking female volunteers interested in supporting pregnant women in crisis through direct action. MissionCorps commit for 1 year of service starting January or July 2018 // Immediate need for January applicants // Live in community with 6-7 pregnant moms and 3-4 MissionCorps // Benefits include free room & board, health insurance, $550 monthly stipend, 24 vacation days, and more // Contact Lucy at email@example.com or visit www.maggiesplace.org/missioncorps for more info!