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 18th 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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MERCY HIGH SCHOOL:
Baltimore

Classroom: A volunteer is needed to serve as a tutor in the Math Center, as well as assist with research and data projects throughout the year.

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ST. BONIFACE SCHOOL:
Cincinnati

Classroom: A volunteer is needed as a tutor and activities coordinator 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: One volunteer will work as an elementary co-teacher and campus ministry programs assistant. A second volunteer is needed as an academic and school programming aide to help teach the FOSS Science Program.

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

Classroom: Volunteers are needed to work in professional (speech therapists and special ed. teachers) or paraprofessional (administrative or teaching assistant) positions.

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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, or related field experience in working with preschool-aged children.

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CRISTO REY BROOKLYN HIGH SCHOOL:
New York City

Workforce Development: A volunteer is needed to serve as a corporate work studies associate or an athletics department assistant/physical education teacher.

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MERCY CENTER BRONX:
New York City

Enrichment: Two volunteers are needed to serve as youth and social services workers, leading activities for the after-school program, coordinating youth camps, and assisting with various outreach programs.

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ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CHURCH & SCHOOL: Baltimore

Enrichment: A volunteer is needed to coordinate and teach social justice ministry in both the school and parish through community outreach, parish activities, and the school’s curriculum.

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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.

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READING IS FUNDAMENTAL: 
Pittsburgh

Enrichment: A volunteer is needed to serve as an outreach coordinator to either coordinate reading celebrations, organize literacy-based activities at 40+ sites, or assist with lunchtime literacy.

Are you ready to volunteer in the education field?

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MVC staff is 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 Danielle at DanielleDaguio@mercyvolunteers.org with all of your questions!

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