Church World Service Immigration & Refugee Program (Lancaster)

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

Resettlement of international refugees in the U.S.  (

Volunteer Position:  Program Assistance

Period:  September - August

Apply by:  March 15

Housing:  Shared 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.  ( 

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


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Mary Schaller Blaufuss
Team Leader, Global Sharing of Resources
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115