Introduction

This section of the webpage is intended to help persons of faith who are seeking ways to transform the world through service - or to engage in practical experiential learning that serves communities of faith.  As the students and employees at Lawrence University have experiences with various service organizations or internships, we will publish their reviews in these sections.  If you would like to speak to someone about service opportunities other than LUworks, please contact Linda Morgan-Clement

Christian

Episcopal Service Corps

The mission of Episcopal Service Corps is to develop and support a national network of intentional communities in the Episcopal Church. Our communities are marked by young adults:

  • Serving others in solidarity, promoting justice in community
  • Deepening spiritual awareness and vocational discernment
  • Living simply in intentional Christian community

Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Aspiring to create a more just and hopeful world, the Jesuit Volunteer Corps engages passionate young people in vital service within poor communities, fostering the growth of leaders committed to faith in action.

Methodist Volunteer Opportunities

Generation Transformation is an initiative of Global Ministries to increase opportunities for young adults to engage in mission throughout the connection. This includes supporting mission service within the UMC and Global Ministries’ flagship programs for young adults.

Quaker Voluntary Service

Quaker Voluntary Service enables lives of prophetic service. We support and empower young adults to explore their spirituality and vocation while living in intentional Quaker community. We increase the capacity of social change organizations and we partner with Quaker meetings and churches, building new leadership for the Religious Society of Friends and the world beyond.

Young Adult Volunteers PC(USA)

The Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) program is a ministry of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) which sends young adults, ages 19-30, into a year of service at one of our 20 partner sites in the United States and around the world. YAVs begin their service in late August, beginning with a week of Orientation, and return in late July or early August of the following year.

Jewish

Avodah

Avodah strengthens the Jewish community’s fight against the causes and effects of poverty in the United States. We do this by engaging participants in service and community building that inspire them to become lifelong leaders for social change whose work for justice is rooted in and nourished by Jewish values.

American Jewish Service Corps

JDC offers a continuum of service opportunities for young Jewish adults who want to make an impact in overseas Jewish communities, in Israel, or in other locations where JDC is involved in non-sectarian development work. Our service programs work to meet real, pressing needs through intensive participation in JDC initiatives and peer-to-peer education.

 

Muslim

United Muslim Relief

UMR integrates our global partners’ services to provide comprehensive Muslim relief and development aid to underserved communities around the world. UMR accomplishes this humanitarian mission by blending advocacy, youth mobilization, disaster response, aid delivery, and empowerment through education.

Islamic Relief USA

Islamic Relief USA provides relief and development in a dignified manner regardless of gender, race, or religion, and works to empower individuals in their communities and give them a voice in the world.

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