Brethren Volunteer Service

Children, youth/young adults, senior citizens, general community services, farm workers, people with disabilities, agriculture, hunger/homelessness, prisoners, refugees, peace and justice, domestic violence, housing, healthcare, outdoor ministries, community organizing/development/advocacy, education/training, environment, congregations, miscellaneous
Dan McFadden
1 year (domestic); 2 years (international)
Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) is a full time volunteer program that places volunteers in a one or two year long assignment in the United States and some locations around the world. This ministry of the Church of the Brethren has been a major program in this Christian denomination since 1948. Through BVS, people give their time and skills to help a world in need. Volunteers work at issues greater than themselves, recognizing that their efforts may not immediately solve deep-rooted problems. Yet everyone can be part of the on-going work to advocate for justice, work for peace, serve human need, and care for creation. BVS seeks persons willing to act on their commitment and values; volunteers bring hope, offer food and shelter, and build relationships. We challenge individuals to offer themselves, their time, and their talents for work that is both demanding and rewarding.
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Upcoming Events

August 2020

Engaged Learning Forum | Learning Together during COVID-19
Friday, August 28, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

September 2020

Labor Café Goes Virtual | Essential Work/Disposable Workers
Friday, September 4, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Application Open | SSLP 2021
Friday, September 18, 2020 (All day)

October 2020

Labor Café Goes Virtual! October First Fridays
Friday, October 2, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

November 2020

Labor Café Goes Virtual! November First Friday
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

December 2020

Labor Café Goes Virtual! December First Friday
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm