Redeemer Ministry Corps

Goal of Program

Redeemer Ministry Corps is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of the Redeemer whose vision is to render assistance and provide a healing presence to vulnerable populations. RMC volunteers participate in this mission, using their gifts and talents in service to others through ministries in health care, elder care, sustainable farming, education and social service, tending to the needs of those who experience aging, terminal illness, sickness, and poverty in all its forms. Volunteers commit to the program's core values of simple living, intentional community, full-time service and spirituality.

Type of Placement

Long-term: 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. Short-term: Summer Farm Internship

Service Area

Urban and suburban Philadelphia

Service Length

Long term: typically 11 months, renewable, beginning late August, or 3- 6 months. Short-term: 3-6 weeks, during summer.

Program Size

1-5 volunteers

Requirements

Long-term: Men and women with a desire to learn and grow from others. College education preferred or equivalent experience. Some positions require CPR certification.

Financial Arrangements

Long-term: 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

Long-term: Volunteers live in community with other volunteers or with Sisters. Short-term: Summer Interns and alternative spring break groups are provided housing, meals, and transportation.

Training

Long-term: One-week orientation program, workshops and reflection days, professional development, supervision, retreats. Three day debriefing program.

Application Deadline

Long-term: Accepted on a rolling basis until June 5th. Short-term: Due April 1.

Start Date

Contact:

Lisa Mehalick

Address

1600 Huntingdon Pike
Meadowbrook, PA 19046
Phone: 215 914-4116

Email:

[email protected]

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Affiliation

Roman Catholic

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