Maggie's Place

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

Full-time volunteers at Maggie's Place, called MissionCorps Members (OH), or AmeriCorps Members (AZ) cultivate community with pregnant and parenting women in need by living with them in homes of hospitality. Each site houses 4-6 Corps and 6-7 mothers with their babies. MissionCorps are responsible for household management, administrative duties, informal mentoring and support to each mother, and building a safe and welcoming community in their homes.

Service Area

Greater Phoenix, AZ Metropolitan Area or Cleveland, OH.

Service Length

Year-long commitments, renewable upon invitation. Summer commitments (8-12 weeks). Spring Break groups welcome.

Program Size

5 homes with 4-6 MissionCorps Members or SummerCorps at each home.

Requirements

Year-long commitments: Must be female and are ideally at least 21 years of age. SummerCorps: 20 years. Emotional & mental resiliency. Operate well under stress. Willing to grow outside comfort zone.

Financial Arrangements

Year-long commitments: Room and board, $735 monthly stipend, health insurance, access to community vehicles, gym membership reimbursement, possibility of Americorps education stipend.

Living Arrangements

Corps Members and SummerCorps share bedrooms (two to four people per room) and live in community with each other, pregnant women, new mothers, and their babies.

Training

Year-long commitments: 1-2 week introductory training followed by on-site training, supervisory meetings, weekly spiritual formations or professional development, and various other opportunities for professional growth. Summer commitments: On-site training, supervisory meetings, weekly spiritual formations or professional development, and various other opportunities for professional growth.

Application Deadline

Rolling acceptance for year-long commitments starting 8/1, and summer-long starting 6/3 or 7/1.

Contact:

Emily Bruce

Address

P.O. Box 1102
Phoenix, AZ 85001
Phone: 602 596-4996

Email:

[email protected]

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Affiliation

Catholic

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