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 the over 11,000 FJVs, transformed by their JVC experience, committed to a life of putting their faith into action.
If you have an idea for a story or any updates for the FJV newsletter, email the information to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
My community, my roommates, my best friends have taught me to both share and receive unconditional love. We have a built a life together in New York City.
Harlem, NY 2021-22Read More
Community has taught me about myself and exposed me to new perspectives. We can talk about hard things in community. Conversations get deeper, problems can get worked out, walls can come down. It's never perfect, it's rarely easy, but it is enriching. I would not be the person I am today without living in intentional communities.
San Jose/Santa Clara, CA 2016-17Read More
"His huge heart, integrity, dependability, and our shared values of faith, justice, community, and commitment made it obvious--I'd been waiting all my life for this man to be my partner! "
Kansas City & Detroit (1985-1986 and 1991-1992)Read more⟶
"Living in a community of parallels, marred by trauma, supported by deep love, helped us recognize how much responsibility we carry in this world as stewards of social justice."
(Camden 2014-2015)Read more⟶
"We credit JVC for giving us a strong foundation for our relationship and the values that we are actively passing on to the next generation of F(uture) Jesuit Volunteers."
(Los Angeles & Phoenix, 2009-'10)Read more⟶