Program Description

Program Description

The Partners in Service program helps increase the service capacity of the partner host organization and provides leadership development and the opportunity for the volunteer to use gifts and skills.

Volunteers serve in full-time placement for terms of one month to a year or more.  The Partners in Service program does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of religion, race, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, or disabilities.

U.S. Young Adults, Baby Boomers, & Builders

Adults of all ages participate in on-going service and advocacy ministries with partner organizations and congregations.


 Video arts Publicity

 Disaster Recovery:  Construction Site Coordinator

Hunger Education 


 General Maintenance

 Volunteer Coordination

 Providing Transportation

Financial Development

Presence Among the Vulnerable 

Alumni & Church Relations

Disaster Recovery: Volunteer Coordinator

Immigration and Border Ministries 

International Volunteers

International volunteers are placed upon the recommendation of partners in the Ecumenical Diaconal Year Network (, the Evangelische Kirche im Rheinland, Arbeitsstelle ZKL und Friewilligendienst ( and other recognized church partners of Global Ministries of the UCC/Disciples of Christ (

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Contact Info

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