JVC Nation photo contest submission from Casa Pedro Arrupe in Santa Clara/San Jose 2017-18
JVC Nation photo contest submission from Casa Pedro Arrupe in Santa Clara/San Jose 2017-18

JVC STORIES

Jesuit Volunteers live and perform vital service around the world. Here are just a few stories of the over 200 Jesuit Volunteers who live out our mission and our four values each day.

If you have an idea for a story or an upcoming publication, emailstories@jesuitvolunteers.org

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Erika Peters (Houston 2018-19)

domestic service, housing insecurity, volunteer stories

Volunteer Says JVC Stood Out Among Service Programs

Michael O'Connell handling towel donation at the Harry Tompson Center. (NOLA 2019)

domestic service, volunteer stories, housing insecurity

Being Present for Your Community: A Counter-Cultural Approach to Living Life

Suzy Lefelhocz serving food at Georgetown University Campus Ministry Center

domestic service, volunteer stories, housing insecurity

From Reading Statistics to Serving First Hand in Washington, DC

Cleaning up after Ms. Irma’s house blessing with my coworker, Rashida. (Belize 2018)

volunteer stories, international service, housing insecurity

Jesuit Volunteer Securing Housing for Belizean Clients

Michael O'Connell and Harry Tompson Center a guest in conversation.(2018)

volunteer stories, domestic service, housing insecurity

Transformation Taking Place at God’s Garden, the Harry Tompson Center

Former Jesuit Volunteer Gabe McCarthy (2017-18) helps Erik Cheeks find a suit for an upcoming job interview.

agency feature, volunteer stories, employment, domestic service, housing insecurity

Serving the Formerly Incarcerated at Project Return

Jesuit Volunteer Camila Biaggi (2017-2019) and Faith during their Mes de Mision in the Mountains of Peru while serving with Instituto Educacional Miguel Pro.

volunteer stories, international service, education, housing insecurity

Mes de Misión in the Mountains: A grueling month-long mission trip shapes a newly arrived JV