Pennsylvania

 Bethany Children’s Home (Womelsdorf)

Mission:  Residential treatment program serving boys and girls from 6 to 18 years of age. (www.bethanyhome.org

Volunteer Position:  Administrative aide with responsibility for tutoring and driving children to necessary appointments.

Period:  6-12 months throughout the year

Apply by:  3 months prior to requested start date

Housing:  Shared housing

Minimum Age:  21 years

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  Church World Service Immigration & Refugee Program (Lancaster)


    UCC Volunteer Ministries' Twin Maps Project Visits CWS Immigration & Refugee Program


Mission: 
Resettlement of international refugees in the U.S.  (http://www.churchworldservice.org/site/PageServer?pagename=action_lancaster_main)

Volunteer Position:  Program Assistance

Period:  September - August

Apply by:  March 15

Housing:  Shared housing

Minimum Age:  19 years

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Living Waters Outdoor Ministry (Greensburg)

Mission:  Outdoor ministry and meeting center for the Penn West Conference of the UCC. (www.pennwest.org)

Volunteer Position:  Summer camp director, counselor, nurse, grounds keeping/maintenance assistant.

Period:  Summer

Apply by:  March 15

Housing:  Camp Housing

Minimum Age:  19 years

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 The Neighborhood Academy (Pittsburgh)

Mission:  Provides a college preparatory education to low income students.  The approachincludes an extended school stay, small classes, close communication with families and college preparatory curriculum.  Counseling trasnportation, three meals a day and assistance with emergency needs like medical care are all part of the program.  (www.theneighborhoodacademy.org 

Volunteer Position:  Teaching associate.  May serve as teacher, academic advisor, coach, evening study session proctor, and other program assistance.

Period:  9-12 months beginning each September (Long-Term)
               3 months placements throughout the year (Short-Term)

Apply by:  March 15 - Long-Term (placements begin September)
                   3 months prior to requested start date - Short-Term

Housing:  Volunteer Group Housing (Long-Term)
                   Host Family (Short-Term)

Minimum Age:  21 yearswith college degree

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Tabor Lutheran Church (Philadelphia)

Mission:  Provides opportunities for international volunteers from partner church in Germany to serve in the United States. 

Volunteer Position3 Volunteer positions in Refugee Ministries

Volunteer Position 4:Tabor Lutheran Church; Children's Tutoring Program.

Period:  12 months.  September - August

Apply by:  Deadlines of Freiwilliger Friedensdienst (Evangelical Church of the Rhineland) http://www.aktiv-zivil.de/

Housing:  Shared housing at Tabor Lutheran Church

Minimum Age:  19 years


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Rev. Mary Schaller Blaufuss
Team Leader
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland,Ohio 44115
216-736-3214
blaufusm@ucc.org