Paige Katzfey (Micronesia 2011-2013) at JVC Orientation. (2018)
Paige Katzfey (Micronesia 2011-2013) at JVC Orientation. (2018)


The Jesuit Volunteer Corps' greatest impact can be seen in the actions and values of our former volunteers. Here you'll find stories from just a few of over 12,000 FJVs, transformed by their JVC experience, committed to a life of putting their faith into action.

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fjv, social justice, law, alumni feature

New FJVs: Where are they now?

social justice, simple living, fjv, alumni feature

New FJVs: Where are they now?

alumni feature, ministry, healthcare

Making Space for Mutual Liberation

Submitted by JVC Visalia ‘93-’94: John Callahan, Liz Hanifin, Maria Laberteaux, Chris Petrone, Kristi Richter, and Harry Rissetto

alumni feature

Life-Affirming Reunions Years After Service

Julie Dowd

alumni feature, education, ministry

Mid-life Transitions Happen One-Step-at-a-Time

Jen Washle (San Diego 2018-19)

alumni feature, education

Providing Fair and Equitable Education in San Diego

Sheila Gainer (Brooklyn 2003-04) and her family.

alumni feature, community development

15-years As A Union Organizer, Sheila Remembers Her JVC DisO Retreat Banner

Photo by Brianna Santellan on Unsplash

alumni feature, vocational journey, ministry

God Doesn't Fit In A Pretty Little Box

JVC staff visit to Peru (2011)

alumni feature, international service

Teaching, A Two Way Rhythm of Give and Take

Tomy Christin (Belize City) headshot

alumni feature, international service, community

When Front Porches Become Community Spaces