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, 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

Caitlin Matthews (Los Angeles 2019-20)

volunteer stories, domestic service, employment

Year of Service Program Daring Volunteers to Transformational Inner Growth

Camila Biaggi (Tacna, Peru 2017-19) with her JV community.

international service, volunteer stories, community

International Program Jesuit Volunteer Says Chosen Family in JVC is Different

Izzy Shahmirza (Kansas City 2019-20)

volunteer stories, domestic service, immigration and refugee services

Fighting for Justice at Migrant Farmworkers Assistance Fund

Lisa Reiter supporting Jesuit Volunteer Cassidy Jensen. (2018)

volunteer stories, community, domestic service

Intentional Community Living Complete With Cake and Tears of Gratitude

Erika Peters (Houston 2018-19)

domestic service, housing insecurity, volunteer stories

Volunteer Says JVC Stood Out Among Service Programs