Looking for a professional placement to use your education skills?
MVC OFFERS EDUCATION PLACEMENTS IN THE USA AND SOUTH AMERICA.
Mercy Volunteers serving in the education field are placed either in a classroom or at an enrichment program. Classroom experience is available for elementary, high school, paraprofessional, workforce development, and special education. Some Mercy Volunteers serving in the education field apply for graduate school during their year of service. MVC is very supportive and will work with you to accommodate interviews for school. Make sure to check out our education discounts for MVC alumni!
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Interviews are set up in an applicant’s geographical area. Submit your application by January 22 for priority in selecting your service site and city!
“Each day, I was called to cultivate mercy and justice in the world uniquely as I endeavored to meet students where they were and simply be present to their realities. These ‘small’ and mundane mercy moments were perhaps the most sacred of my experience.”
-Catherine Lundstrom: Detroit, Michigan
Mercy Volunteer Corps offers
Mercy Volunteers serving in the education field gain professional experience at accredited institutions across the U.S. and South America. Each of these positions is supported by a site supervisor who ensures that our volunteer is gaining professional experience and is fully immersed in their service site. After their year of service, a significant number of our volunteers are offered full-time positions at their service sites! To view our service sites by city please click here.
INTERCOMMUNITY JUSTICE & PEACE CENTER
Advocacy: The volunteer will research and prepare educational materials on core issues, plan programs and prayer services, and interface with various collaborating groups.
Classroom: A volunteer will support grades 3-5 classroom teachers with preparation of lessons and materials and engage students in one-on-one and small group instruction.
CHRIST THE KING
Classroom: A volunteer is needed to serve as an elementary self contained classroom teacher or middle school subject teacher.
DETROIT CRISTO REY HIGH SCHOOL
Enrichment: A volunteer is needed to serve in Campus Ministry and with the Dean of Students.
Enrichment: A volunteer is needed to support the Girls’ Program for after school tutoring and enrichment for girls in 2nd-12th grade.
New York City
Enrichment: A volunteer is needed to serve as a youth associate, leading activities for the after-school program, coordinating youth camps, coordinating holiday food and gift programs, and assisting with special workshops.
MERCY NEIGHBORHOOD MINISTRIES
Enrichment: A volunteer is needed to support the Pre-K program and provide academic support and implementation of activities for children 3-5 years old.
MERCY WINGS VOCATIONAL CENTER
Guyana, South America
Classroom: Volunteers are needed as teachers in the Adolescent Development Program (ages 14-19) and in remedial subjects (math, reading, or computer literacy).
Guyana, South America
Classroom: Volunteers are needed to serve as teachers, tutors, and cocurricular activities coordinators at Bosco Academy, an elementary school connected with St. John Bosco Boys’ Orphanage.
Are you ready to volunteer in the education field?
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MVC staff members are here to answer all of your questions and help find a placement that matches your skills and professional goals. Don’t hesitate to reach out to our Recruitment Coordinator Andrea at ContactUs@mercyvolunteers.org with all of your questions!
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