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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volunteer stories, education

Synchronous Learning During COVID-19

Jesuit Volunteer Albuquerque JV House 2019-20

volunteer stories

Our Intentional JV Community Can't Be Taken for Granted

Courtney Child (Milwaukee 2019-20)

simple living, volunteer stories

Misconceptions about “playing poor” on a volunteer stipend

Note from homie at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles to a current Jesuit Volunteer (2019).

domestic service, volunteer stories

Expressing Gratitude for the Present Moment

Jesuit Volunteers onstage at the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Arlington, VA. (2019)

domestic service, social justice, volunteer stories

Applying Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice Lessons to JVC

volunteer stories, domestic service, legal services

Pursuing Relief through Retrials at the US Supreme Court

international service, volunteer stories, community

Chirping Birds, Mango Trees and People Who are Like Home

Colin Crawford (Albuquerque 2019-20)

volunteer stories, housing insecurity, domestic service

Serving People Experiencing Homelessness at Sunrise in New Mexico

volunteer stories, domestic service, education

Teaching Confidence, Linguistics and Magic Words at Public School 7

Capturing artwork in Tacna, Peru during the migrant crisis (2019).

international service, tacna peru, immigration and refugee services, volunteer stories

Accompanying Venezuelan Migrants at Peruvian Border with Servicio Jesuita a Migrantes