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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 20th for priority in selecting your service site and city!

“My most significant accomplishment has been getting my student with the most stereotypical autistic behavior to trust me. He now hugs me more than he clobbers me with sticks, which is a lot of hugs. I think I’ve put in enough time here to really feel comfortable in my classroom, and with this student in particular, it feels like he’s giving back.”

-Jacob Lundy ’16: St. Michaels, Arizona

Mercy Volunteer Corps offers

PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENTS

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.  

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INTERCOMMUNITY JUSTICE & PEACE CENTER:
Cincinnati

Enrichment: The volunteer will research and prepare educational materials on core issues, plan programs and prayer services, and interface with various collaborating groups.

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ST. BONIFACE SCHOOL:
Cincinnati

Classroom: A volunteer is needed as a tutor and student supervisor to provide academic support to students struggling in reading and math in individual and small group settings.

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ST. PETER’S SCHOOL:
San Francisco

Classroom: A volunteer will work as an elective co-teacher and campus ministry programs assistant, support all elementary teachers with the FOSS Science Program, and serve as the point person for the USF tutoring program

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ST. MICHAELS ASSOCIATION FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION:
St. Michaels, AZ

Classroom: Volunteers are needed to work as credentialed special education teachers, speech therapists, or occupational therapists.

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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).

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BOSCO ACADEMY:
Guyana, South America

Classroom: Volunteers are needed to serve as teachers and tutors at Bosco Academy (K-6th), as well as to lead sports and artistic activities.

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MERCY NEIGHBORHOOD 
MINISTRIES: Philadelphia

Classroom: A volunteer is needed as an assistant teacher in the preschool program. The volunteer must have a degree in early childhood learning, elementary education, psychology or related field experience in working with preschool-aged children.

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ICA CRISTO REY HIGH SCHOOL: 
San Francisco

Enrichment: A volunteer is needed to work with the campus ministry department, provide supervision and leadership for various school activities, and chaperone students to and from work sites via public transportation.

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MERCY CENTER BRONX:
New York City

Enrichment: A volunteer is needed to serve as youth & social services worker, leading activities for the after-school program, coordinating youth camps, coordinating holiday food and gift programs, and assisting with special workshops.

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ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI PARISH & SCHOOL: Baltimore

Enrichment: A volunteer is needed as a social justice coordinator, coordinating social justice ministry in both the school and the parish. 

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DETROIT CRISTO REY HIGH SCHOOL:
Detroit

Enrichment: A volunteer is needed as an administrative assistant to the dean and an active leader in campus ministry.

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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