West Africa Learning Tour for African-American leaders in 2020Resourceshttps://www.mennonitemission.net/resources/West-Africa-Learning-Tour-for-African-American-leaders-in-2020West Africa Learning Tour for African-American leaders in 2020

Alumni

 Alumni stories

 

 

Q&A: The God signs that brought me to Service AdventureQ&A InterviewAudiohttps://www.mennonitemission.net/blog/QA-The-God-signs-that-brought-me-to-Service-AdventureQ&A: The God signs that brought me to Service AdventureInterview with Cindy Headings
Letting others be Christ to youAlumni Reflectionhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/blog/Letting-others-be-Christ-to-youLetting others be Christ to youby Jenna Baldwin
Learn more about our Alumni Service-Learning ToursService-Learning Tourshttps://www.mennonitemission.net/events/Alumni-Service-Learning-ToursLearn more about our Alumni Service-Learning Tours
75 years of MVS bring peaceful service to a perplexing worldMennoCon19https://www.mennonitemission.net/news/75-years-of-MVS-bring-peaceful-service-to-a-perplexing-world75 years of MVS bring peaceful service to a perplexing worldBy Laurie Oswald Robinson
How to have a great (video) interviewCareer Cornerhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/blog/How-to-have-a-great-video-interviewHow to have a great (video) interviewBy Carmen Hoober
Mennonite Voluntary Service webinarWebinarVideohttps://www.mennonitemission.net/video/MVS-webinarMennonite Voluntary Service webinar
"Lets never do that again..."Alumni VoicesAudiohttps://www.mennonitemission.net/blog/Lets-never-do-that-again"Lets never do that again..."Interview with Michelle Musselman
Alumni service-learning tour to MississippiVideoVideohttps://www.mennonitemission.net/video/Alumni-service-learning-tour-to-MississippiAlumni service-learning tour to Mississippi
Open to life-changing nudges - Interview with MVS alum Dana TolleAlumni VoicesAudiohttps://www.mennonitemission.net/blog/Open-to-life-changing-nudgesOpen to life-changing nudges - Interview with MVS alum Dana TolleInterview with Dana Tolle
From participant to leader—Interview with the Rittenhouse sistersAlumni VoicesAudiohttps://www.mennonitemission.net/blog/From-participant-to-leaderFrom participant to leader—Interview with the Rittenhouse sistersInterview with sisters Leah and Krista Rittenhouse
Keep an open mind—Interview with Service Adventure alum Renee NeufeldAlumni VoicesAudiohttps://www.mennonitemission.net/blog/Keep-an-open-mindKeep an open mind—Interview with Service Adventure alum Renee NeufeldInterview with Renee Neufeld
Honoring Christ in actions and words - Interview with Megan CampbellAlumni VoicesAudiohttps://www.mennonitemission.net/blog/Honoring-Christ-in-actions-and-words---Interview-with-Megan-CampbellHonoring Christ in actions and words - Interview with Megan CampbellInterview with Megan Campbell

 Alumni perspectives

 

 

<p>​"I was placed in a nonprofit organization that serves refugees, and I found myself falling in love with the work and the people. I also really like San Antonio and all the opportunities that it has to offer young people like me willing to do service. I am very happy to stay with my placement organization and work with them for this amazing cause."<br></p>Luz Varela<p>​<span style="color:#000000;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:14.66px;">Luz served with Mennonite Voluntary Service at RAICES in San Antonio. </span><br></p>
<div><p><span lang="EN-US">“I saw skills forming that I never knew I had. </span><span lang="EN-US">My true self finally felt seen. I entered the year being a shy kid who felt </span><span lang="EN-US">overlooked, and</span><span lang="EN-US"> left as a leader."</span><span lang="EN-US"></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true,"201341983":0,"335559740":240}"><br></span></p></div>Lauren Eash Hershberger<p>​<span><span><span lang="EN-US">Lauren Eash Hershberger has served as a participant and leader with MMN's Service Adventure program.<br></span></span></span></p>
<div><p><span lang="EN-US">“</span><span lang="EN-US">God does and will provide if we open our eyes and allow him to.  </span><span lang="EN-US"> </span><span lang="EN-US">How was the experience of six guys in an RV for eight days?  One of the greatest weeks of our lives and an experience none of us will ever forget. </span><span lang="EN-US">”</span></p></div>Gregg Dick<p>​<span><span>Gregg Dick,</span></span> Jerry Kroeker, Will Kaufman, Kevin Jantzen, Brian Schmidt, and Nick Kroeker, former classmates at Bethel College, traveled together to work with SOOP in San Antonio.</p>

 Current programs

 

 

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Benin 2020https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/youth venture/Benin/10/Benin 2020Benin 2020Benin
Johnstown Christian School Assistanthttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/service adventure/United States/150018/Johnstown Christian School AssistantJohnstown Christian School AssistantJohnstown, Pennsylvania
Head Start Teacher's Aidehttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/service adventure/United States/150021/Head Start Teacher's AideHead Start Teacher's AideJohnstown, Pennsylvania
Voyages Assistanthttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/service adventure/United States/537679/Voyages AssistantVoyages AssistantColorado Springs, Colorado
After School Coordinatorhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/mennonite voluntary service/United States/535408/After School CoordinatorAfter School CoordinatorChicago, Illinois
Early Childhood Teacher Assistanthttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/mennonite voluntary service/United States/527066/Early Childhood Teacher AssistantEarly Childhood Teacher AssistantChicago, Illinois