Family and Friends
I am a friend or family member of someone who is currently/applying to be a Jesuit Volunteer
Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and learn more about your friend or family member's interest in volunteering with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. In becoming a Jesuit Volunteer, your friend or family member would be joining the ranks of more than 12,000 current and former JVs who have been engaging in intentional community, simple living, spirituality, and full-time social justice work around the United States and abroad since 1956. For many people, service with JVC is incredibly meaningful and transformative, an experience that often affects their lives and decisions for years to come.
As the family member or friend of a potential or current Jesuit Volunteer, you may have questions about different aspects of the JVC program. To help answer some of these questions, we have compiled information in the following pages about the benefits of participation in JVC, the health and safety of JVs, and helpful advice on the best ways for you to stay in touch with and support a JV throughout the year.
I am/applying to be a JV and want to talk to my family and friends about JVC
Talking with friends and family about post-graduate service can be difficult. Educating them about the program and letting them share in your discernment can help. Below you will find information to share based on common questions we've found to be of interest to friends and family. Making a commitment to JVC is taking another step on your personal journey to grow into a man or woman for and with others. Let those in your life share in this journey with you. Ask for their support and prayers.
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