Redeemer Ministry Corps
Goal of Program:Redeemer Ministry Corps is a long-term volunteer program that seeks to provide a caring, comforting and healing presence to vulnerable populations through service in healthcare, social work and environmental care. Volunteers live together in community and serve full-time in ministries of the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer.
Type of Placement:Nurse/Nurse's Aide, Patient Care Assistant, Hospice and Bereavement Ministry, Home Health Care, Community Health Liaison, Pastoral Care, Oncology Support and Outreach, Elder Care, Housing Issues/Poverty Relief, Social Work/Case Manager, Teacher/Teaching Assistant, Environmental Advocate/Garden Coordinator, Outreach to Adults with Developmental Disabilities
Service Area:Urban and suburban Philadelphia
Service Length:11 months, renewable, beginning in late-August.
Requirements:Redeemer Ministry Corps volunteers are women and men who desire to make a difference in the lives of others, live in a communal setting and have the opportunity to foster their faith life, develop friendships and live a simple lifestyle. College education preferred or equivalent experience. Some positions require CPR certification.
Financial Arrangement:Room and board, medical insurance, monthly stipend, community vehicles provided, assistance with travel home at end of service year. Assistance with loan forbearance/deferment.
Living Arrangements:Volunteers live in community with other volunteers. They join the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer for community meals and prayer twice a week.
Program Size:Up to 5 volunteers/year
Training:One-week orientation program, workshops and reflection days, professional development, supervision, retreats. Three day debriefing program.
Application Deadline:Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until June 5th. If positions are still available after this date, late applications may still be accepted.
Current Urgent Opportunities
Redeemer Ministry Corps is seeking men and women, ages 21 and older, who desire to bring a caring, comforting and healing presence to vulnerable populations through service in healthcare, social services and environmental care. We still have positions available beginning the end of August for the 2017-2018 volunteer year. The program provides $100 monthly stipend, room and board, health insurance and more. Visit our website for more information and to apply today: http://www.hrmcorps.org/