JV PROFILES

Jesuit Volunteers are passionate women and men who have a commitment to social justice.

In 2016-17 our Program volunteers came from 26 states and the District of Columbia and represented 109 alma maters from across the U.S. Our Jesuit Volunteers come with a diversity of educational and professional experiences, each bringing a unique background and perspective to their positions.

Learn more about our volunteers by browsing through their bio’s below:

International Volunteer
Loyola University Chicago
Beatrice Cayetano House
Serving at St. Martin de Porres Primary School in Belize
Jesuit Volunteer
College of the Holy Cross
Casa Rutilio Grande
Serving at Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory in Houston
International Volunteer
Rockhurst University
Julius Nyerere House
Serving at Saint Peter Claver High School in Tanzania
Jesuit Volunteer
University of San Francisco
Tucson, Casa Ignacio “Nacho” Ellacuría, S.J.
Serving at Casa Alitas: Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona in Tucson
Jesuit Volunteer
University of Portland
Casa Guadalupe
Serving at Respite Care of San Antonio in San Antonio
Fordham Univeristy
Casa Celina Ramos
Serving at South Bay Community Services in San Diego
Jesuit Volunteers
Creighton University
Rosa Parks House
Serving at Mercy Primary Care Center in Detroit
Jesuit Volunteer
Santa Clara University
Casa Dorothy Kazel
Serving at Urban Compass in Los Angeles
University of San Diego
Casa Ignacio “Nacho” Ellacuría, S.J.
Serving at Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona in Tucson
Jesuit Volunteers
Boston College
Casa Pier Giorgio Frassati
Serving at Catholic Charities of Central Texas in Austin
Jesuit Volunteer
Brown University
Casa Pier Giorgio Frassatti
Serving at inCare Services of Austin Foundation dba Saint Louise in Austin
Jesuit Volunteer
Saint Joseph's University
Casa Guadalupe
Serving at Respite Care of San Antonio, Inc. in San Antonio
International Volunteer
John Carroll University
Julian Cho House
Serving at St. Benedict Primary School in Belize
Jesuit Volunteer
Fordham University
Casa Bartolome de las Casa
Serving at St. Joseph the Worker in Phoenix
International Volunteer
Saint Johns University
Casa Raúl Silva Henríquez
Serving at Colegio Lecaros in Chile
International Volunteer
Rockhurst University
Wangari Maathai House
Serving at Loyola High School in Tanzania
Jesuit Volunteer
University of San Diego
Fr. Kavanaugh House
Serving at St. Patrick Center in St. Louis
Jesuit Volunteers
College of the Holy Cross
Henriette DeLille House
Serving at Orleans Public Defenders in New Orleans
Jesuit Volunteer
University of Portland
Casa Ita Ford
Serving at Dolores Mission Church in Los Angeles
Jesuit Volunteers
College of William & Mary
Brother Booker Ashe House
Serving at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese in Milwaukee
International Volunteer
Santa Clara University
Casa Antonio Ruiz de Montoya
Serving at Parroquia San Pedro Apostol de Andahuaylillas in Peru
International Volunteer
Santa Clara University
Casa Fred Green
Serving at Instituto Educacional Miguel Pro in Peru
Jesuit Volunteers
Manhattan College
Henriette DeLille House
Serving at Cafe Reconcile in New Orleans
Georgetown University
Casa Celina Ramos
Serving at Academy of Our Lady of Peace in San Diego
Jesuit Volunteers
Villanova University
Brother Booker Ashe House
Serving at Aurora Walker's Point Community Clinic in Milwaukee
Jesuit Volunteer
DePaul University
Casa Pier Giorgio Frassatti
Serving at Casa Marianella in Austin
Jesuit Volunteer
College of the Holy Cross
Bill and Jean Merriman House
Serving at Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland
Jesuit Volunteers
Providence College
Casa Carlo Carretto
Serving at ACE Leadership High School in Albuquerque
Jesuit Volunteers
Manhattan College
Bill and Jean Merriman House
Serving at Global Cleveland in Cleveland
International Volunteer
Rockhurst University
Paulino Cantero House
Serving at Pohnpei Catholic School in Micronesia
Jesuit Volunteer
Catholic University of America
Saint Therese House
Serving at St. Francis Mission in South Dakota
Jesuit Volunteer
Boston College
Brother Booker Ashe House
Serving at Bread of Healing Clinic in Milwaukee
Jesuit Volunteer
Middlebury College
Casa Dorothy Kazel
Serving at Chrysalis in Los Angeles
Jesuit Volunteer
Stonehill College
Casa Celina Ramos
Serving at South Bay Community Services in San Diego
Fordham University
Casa Bartolome de las Casa
Serving at Catholic Charities in Phoenix
Jesuit Volunteer
Fairfield University
Casa Dorothy Kazel
Serving at St. Francis Center in Los Angeles
Central Volunteer
Loyola University Maryland
Brother Booker Ashe House
Serving at the Cristo Rey High School in Milwaukee
Jesuit Volunteer
Gordon College
Rosa Parks House
Serving at Detroit Cristo Rey High School in Detroit
Jesuit Volunteer
Le Moyne College
Casa Bartolome de las Casa
Serving at St. Vincent de Paul Medical and Dental Clinic in Phoenix
Williams College
Casa Ignacio “Nacho” Ellacuría, S.J.
Serving at Kolbe Society of Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, Inc. in Tucson
Jesuit Volunteers
College of the Holy Cross
Casa Rutilio Grande
Serving at Open Door Mission in Houston
Jesuit Volunteer
Marquette University
Casa Carlo Carretto
Serving at in Albuquerque
International Volunteer
Boston College
Paulino Cantero House
Serving at Our Lady of Mercy High School in Micronesia
Jesuit Volunteers
College of the Holy Cross
Casa Carlo Carretto
Serving at St. Martin's Shelter in Albuquerque
Jesuit Volunteer
Boston College
Saint Brigid House
Serving at Legal Services Alabama in Mobile
Jesuit Volunteers
Saint Louis University
Casa Pier Giorgio Frassatti
Serving at Casa Marianella in Austin
Jesuit Volunteers
John Carroll University
Bill and Jean Merriman House
Serving at United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland in Cleveland
Jesuit Volunteer
Saint Louis University
Casa Ignacio “Nacho” Ellacuría, S.J.
Serving at in Tucson
International Volunteer
Boston College
Mau Piailug House
Serving at Akoyikoyi School in Micronesia
Jesuit Volunteers
University of San Diego
Rosa Parks House
Serving at Racquet Up Detroit in Detroit
Jesuit Volunteer
University of Scranton
Casa Dorothy Kazel
Serving at Urban Compass in Los Angeles
Jesuit Volunteer
Saint Michael's College
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ House
Serving at Preble Street in Portland, ME
International Volunteer
College of St. Benedict
Casa Fred Green
Serving at Centro Loyola in Peru
Jesuit Volunteers
Loyola University Chicago
Saint Brigid House
Serving at South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program in Mobile
Jesuit Volunteers
University of Notre Dame
Bill and Jean Merriman House
Serving at Neighborhood Family Practice in Cleveland
Jesuit Volunteers
University of Notre Dame
Fr. Kavanaugh House
Serving at Migrant & Immigrant Community Action (MICA) Project in St. Louis
International Volunteer
Regis University
Julius Nyerere House
Serving at St. Peter Claver High School in Tanzania
International Volunteer
Georgetown University
Casa Antonio Ruiz de Montoya
Serving at Fe y Alegria in Peru
University of Scranton
Casa La Luz
Serving at Proyecto Generando Vida in Nicaragua
International Volunteer
Fordham University
Beatrice Cayetano House
Serving at Hand in Hand Ministries in Belize
International Volunteer
Canisius College
Mau Piailug House
Serving at Xavier High School in Micronesia
International Volunteer
Loyola University Chicago
Julian Cho House
Serving at St. Peter Claver Jesuit Parish in Belize
Jesuit Volunteer
DePaul University
Lazarus House
Serving at Donnelly College in Kansas City
International Volunteer
University of Notre Dame
Casa Fred Green
Serving at Fe y Alegria in Peru
Jesuit Volunteers
Carroll College
Rosa Parks House
Serving at University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit
Jesuit Volunteer
Marquette University
Casa Dorothy Kazel
Serving at My Friend's Place in Los Angeles
University of Cincinnati
Casa Celina Ramos
Serving at Our Lady of Guadalupe in San Diego
Jesuit Volunteer
Rockhurst University
Saint Therese House
Serving at St. Francis Mission in South Dakota
Jesuit Volunteer
Saint Joseph's University
Casa Maura Clarke
Serving at Chrysalis in Los Angeles
International Volunteer
Colorado State University
Paulino Cantero House
Serving at Pohnpei Catholic School in Micronesia
International Volunteer
Santa Clara University
Beatrice Cayetano House
Serving at Project HEAL in Belize
Jesuit Volunteer
King's College
Fr. Kavanaugh House
Serving at North Grand Neighborhood Services in St. Louis
Jesuit Volunteers
Casa Guadalupe
Serving at Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of San Antonio, Inc. in San Antonio
International Volunteer
Gonzaga University
Mau Piailug House
Serving at Xavier High School in Micronesia
Jesuit Volunteer
Santa Clara University
Bill and Jean Merriman House
Serving at Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center in Cleveland
International Volunteer
College of the Holy Cross
Casa Antonio Ruiz de Montoya
Serving at Parroquia San Pedro Apostol de Andahuaylillas in Peru
Jesuit Volunteer
Aquinas College
Casa Maura Clarke
Serving at The Center in Los Angeles
Jesuit Volunteers
Assumption College
Casa Rutilio Grande
Serving at Star of Hope Mission in Houston
Gonzaga University
Saint Therese House
Serving at St. Francis Mission in South Dakota
Jesuit Volunteer
Marquette University
Henriette DeLille House
Serving at Success Preparatory Academy in New Orleans
Jesuit Volunteers
Loyola University Chicago
Henriette DeLille House
Serving at Harry Tompson Center in New Orleans
Jesuit Volunteer
College of the Holy Cross
Thomas Merton House
Serving at Women Against Abuse in Philadelphia
Jesuit Volunteers
University of New Hampshire
Bill and Jean Merriman House
Serving at West Side Catholic Center in Cleveland
Jesuit Volunteer
University of San Diego
Casa Dorothy Kazel
Serving at Central American Resource Center in Los Angeles
Jesuit Volunteer
Boston College
Casa Celina Ramos
Serving at Nativity Prep Academy in San Diego
Jesuit Volunteer
Manhattan College
Lazarus House
Serving at Journey to New Life in Kansas City
Jesuit Volunteer
Boston College
Jack Morris, SJ, House
Serving at Cristo Rey Jesuit HS in Minneapolis
International Volunteer
Pennsylvania State University
Casa Fred Green
Serving at Colegio Cristo Rey/Centro Loyola in Peru
Jesuit Volunteer
University of Notre Dame
Casa Ita Ford
Serving at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles
Jesuit Volunteer
Rockhurst University
Saint Therese House
Serving at St. Francis Mission in South Dakota
Jesuit Volunteer
Boston College
Casa Ita Ford
Serving at Proyecto Pastoral in Los Angeles
Santa Clara University
Casa Bartolome de las Casa
Serving at Promise Arizona in Phoenix
Jesuit Volunteers
Canisius College
Bill and Jean Merriman House
Serving at Youth Challenge in Cleveland
Jesuit Volunteer
Boston College
Casa Pier Giorgio Frassatti
Serving at Workers Defense Project in Austin
Jesuit Volunteers
Western Washington University
Casa Rutilio Grande
Serving at YMCA International Services in Houston
Jesuit Volunteer
Hampshire College
Saint Brigid House
Serving at Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama in Mobile
Jesuit Volunteers
Mount St. Mary's University
Lazarus House
Serving at Migrant Farmworkers Assistance Fund in Kansas City
International Volunteer
Saint Joseph's University
Casa Raúl Silva Henríquez
Serving at Hogar de Cristo & Jesus Obrero Parish in Chile
International Volunteer
Whitworth University
Casa La Luz
Serving at CEB - Proyecto Samaritianas in Nicaragua
Jesuit Volunteer
Boston College
Casa Celina Ramos
Serving at San Diego Youth Services in San Diego
International Volunteer
Creighton University
Casa Antonio Ruiz de Montoya
Serving at Fe y Alegría in Peru
Jesuit Volunteers
Saint Joseph's University
Casa Martin Luther King, Jr.
Serving at Homeless Prenatal Program in San Francisco
Jesuit Volunteer
University of Notre Dame
Henriette DeLille House
Serving at Orleans Public Defenders in New Orleans
Jesuit Volunteer
Montana State University
Fr. Kavanaugh House
Serving at City Garden Montessori Charter School in St. Louis
Jesuit Volunteers
Fordham University
Henriette DeLille House
Serving at in New Orleans
Jesuit Volunteers
Stanford University
Cardinal Bernadin House
Serving at Girls in the Game in Chicago
Jesuit Volunteers
Northwestern University
Casa Bartolome de las Casa
Serving at St. Matthew Catholic School in Phoenix
Jesuit Volunteers
Texas A & M University
Casa Rutilio Grande
Serving at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston in Houston
Jesuit Volunteer
University of San Diego
Brother Booker Ashe House
Serving at Notre Dame Middle School/ Primary School in Milwaukee
Jesuit Volunteer
University of Missouri
Saint Brigid House
Serving at Mobile Area Interfaith Conference in Mobile
Jesuit Volunteer
University of San Diego
Casa Carlo Carretto
Serving at in Albuquerque
Jesuit Volunteer
Loyola University Maryland
Casa Guadalupe
Serving at Seton Home in San Antonio
Jesuit Volunteers
Gonzaga University
Bill and Jean Merriman House
Serving at Saint Martin de Porres High School in Cleveland
International Volunteer
Boston College
Julian Cho House
Serving at St. Peter Claver Parish in Belize
Jesuit Volunteer
Boston College
Casa Maura Clarke
Serving at Bread & Roses Cafe & Homeless Service Center in Los Angeles
International Volunteer
Xavier University
Beatrice Cayetano House
Serving at The Inspiration Center in Belize
University of Cincinnati
Casa Ignacio “Nacho” Ellacuría, S.J.
Serving at Pio Decimo Center in Tucson
Regis University
Casa Ignacio “Nacho” Ellacuría, S.J.
Serving at Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona in Tucson
Jesuit Volunteer
Wheeling Jesuit University
Rosa Parks House
Serving at United Community Housing Coalition in Detroit
Jesuit Volunteer
Loyola Marymount University
Cardinal Bernadin House
Serving at Interfaith Housing Development Corporation in Chicago
Jesuit Volunteers
Rockhurst University
Casa Rutilio Grande
Serving at Catholic Charities in Houston
Saint Louis University
Cardinal Bernadin House
Serving at Top Box Foods in Chicago
Jesuit Volunteer
St. Edward's University
Casa Bartolome de las Casa
Serving at Catholic Charities in Phoenix
Jesuit Volunteer
Boston College
Casa Ita Ford
Serving at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles
Jesuit Volunteers
DePaul University
Casa Guadalupe
Serving at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid in San Antonio
International Volunteer
DePaul University
Casa La Luz
Serving at Cantera: Jorge Dimitrov in Nicaragua
Jesuit Volunteer
Kenyon College
Lazarus House
Serving at Legal Aid of Western in Kansas City
International Volunteer
Gonzaga University
Beatrice Cayetano House
Serving at Belize Central Prison in Belize
Jesuit Volunteer
Loyola University Chicago
Jack Morris, SJ, House\
Serving at Open Access Connections in Minneapolis
International Volunteer
University of San Francisco
Wangari Maathai House
Serving at Loyola High School in Tanzania
International Volunteer
Fordham University
Casa La Luz
Serving at Hand in Hand Ministries in Nicaragua
Jesuit Volunteers
Loras College
Saint Brigid House
Serving at L'Arche in Mobile
Jesuit Volunteers
Georgetown University
Cardinal Bernadin House
Serving at Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly in Chicago
Jesuit Volunteer
Portland State University
Rosa Parks House
Serving at United Community Housing Coalition in Detroit
Boston College
Casa Ignacio “Nacho” Ellacuría, S.J.
Serving at Community Home Repair Projects of Arizona, Inc. in Tucson
Jesuit Volunteer
Fordham University
Casa Guadalupe
Serving at Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of San Antonio in San Antonio
Jesuit Volunteer
Boston College
Rosa Parks House
Serving at Mercy Education Project in Detroit
International Volunteer
Loyola University Chicago
Mau Piailug House
Serving at Xavier High School in Micronesia
International Volunteer
Regis University
Mau Piailug House
Serving at Akoyikoyi School in Micronesia
Jesuit Volunteer
University of Central Florida
Casa Pier Giorgio Frassatti
Serving at Catholic Charities of Central Texas in Austin
Jesuit Volunteer
Santa Clara University
Casa Maura Clarke
Serving at Westside Children's Center in Los Angeles
International Volunteer
Canisius College
Wangari Maathai House
Serving at Gonzaga Primary School in Tanzania
Saint Louis University
Cardinal Bernadin House
Serving at Compañera, Taller de José in Chicago
International Volunteer
Wheeling Jesuit University
Wangari Maathai House
Serving at Gonzaga Primary School in Tanzania
International Volunteer
Boston College
Beatrice Cayetano House
Serving at St. John's College High School in Belize
International Volunteer
Fordham University
Mau Piailug House
Serving at Xavier High School in Micronesia
Jesuit Volunteers
Saint Vincent College
Casa Guadalupe
Serving at St. Mary Magdalen School in San Antonio
Jesuit Volunteer
Carroll College
Saint Brigid House
Serving at L'Arche in Mobile
International Volunteer
Fordham University
Paulino Cantero House
Serving at Our Lady of Mercy High School in Micronesia
Jesuit Volunteers
Fordham University
Jack Morris, SJ, House
Serving at St. Stephen's Human Services in Twin Cities
International Volunteer
Fordham University
Julius Nyerere House
Serving at St. Peter Claver High School in Tanzania
Jesuit Volunteer
College of the Holy Cross
Casa Carlo Carretto
Serving at St. Martin's Shelter in Albuquerque
Jesuit Volunteer
University of Nevada Reno
Casa Guadalupe
Serving at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in San Antonio
Jesuit Volunteer
Stanford University
Jack Morris, SJ, House
Serving at The Advocates for Human Rights in Twin Cities
Jesuit Volunteer
Santa Clara University
Oscar Romero House
Serving at NJ LEEP in Newark

2016-2017 Class Overview

76.5% of JVs identify as female
23.5% identify as male

83.2% of JVs are 21 or 22 years old
16.8% are older, and all are under 35 years old

80% of JVs identify themselves as Catholic
84% of JVs identify themselves as White/Caucasian
6.7% as Hispanic or Latino
6% as Asian or Asian American
3.3% as African American or Black
<1% using another race/ethnicity

14% are first generation college students

11.3% have a family member who served as a Jesuit Volunteer