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

Jesuit Volunteer 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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Tacna JVs doing our laundry the old fashioned way-by hand! (2019)

international service, simple living, volunteer stories

Let Go and Let God: Lessons in Peruvian Patience

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

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

Hannah Peterson (Tacna, Peru 2016-18) attends Pope Francis visit.

volunteer stories, international service

One of 1.5M Faithful During Pope Francis' Trip to Peru