San Franciscohttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/units/mennonite voluntary service/San FranciscoSan FranciscoCalifornia<p>​<strong>Join a community.</strong> San Francisco’s MVS unit is located in the vibrant and funky Lower Haight neighborhood, a mix of homes, shops and restaurants. Like in many large cities, it’s easy to get swept up in the bustle of city life. The First Mennonite Church of San Francisco invites MVSers into their community as they live a life of service, community and simplicity.The MVS unit is housed in a spacious top flat of a Victorian-style house. MVSers each have their own bedroom and share a common living area, kitchen and bathroom. The house also shares an organic garden and small patio with the neighbors downstairs. MVSers have easy access to public transportation, and are within walking distance of the church, parks, groceries, and many congregation members' homes.</p><p><strong>Join a congregation.</strong> Meeting in a Jewish synagogue, First Mennonite Church of San Francisco (FMCSF) has a strong sense of community and is committed to creating a safe space for doubts, questions and exploration of new ideas. Over the past several years, the congregation has grown to more than 100 people and is constantly exploring new ways to engage socially and grow spiritually.FMCSF church members take special care and initiative to welcome MVSers into community life and congregational involvement, both important parts of the San Francisco MVS experience. Whether through music, Sunday school teaching, small groups, committees, or social events, there are plenty of opportunities to dive in and explore your gifts!</p><p><strong>Join a cause.</strong> San Francisco MVSers are placed in agencies whose work FMCSF strongly supports. Some congregation members (including former MVSers) even work in the agencies alongside MVSers! Participants engage with issues of poverty, homelessness, social justice, education, and health in a vibrant urban setting. There are also opportunities to nurture children, work with youth, and advocate for nonviolent change in society. Placements typically include a combination of direct service and administrative support.</p>

 

 

Communications and Outreach Associatehttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/mennonite voluntary service/United States/534575/Communications and Outreach AssociateCommunications and Outreach AssociateInterfaith Power and LightSan Francisco, California
Volunteer Coordinatorhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/mennonite voluntary service/United States/535086/Volunteer CoordinatorVolunteer CoordinatorMission GraduatesSan Francisco, California
Supportive Housing Project Associatehttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/mennonite voluntary service/United States/536286/Supportive Housing Project AssociateSupportive Housing Project AssociateDISH (Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing)San Francisco, California
Communications Coordinatorhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/mennonite voluntary service/United States/536494/Communications CoordinatorCommunications CoordinatorDeath Penalty FocusSan Francisco, California
Communications and Political Outreach Associatehttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/mennonite voluntary service/United States/535304/Communications and Political Outreach AssociateCommunications and Political Outreach AssociatePeace Action WestSan Francisco, California
Housing Program Internhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/mennonite voluntary service/United States/533100/Housing Program InternHousing Program InternHomeless Prenatal ProgramSan Francisco, California
Volunteer and Training Assistant Internhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/mennonite voluntary service/United States/536276/Volunteer and Training Assistant InternVolunteer and Training Assistant InternHealthRIGHT 360San Francisco, California
Volunteer Coordinatorhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/mennonite voluntary service/United States/536287/Volunteer CoordinatorVolunteer CoordinatorDolores Street Community ServicesSan Francisco, California

 

 

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