There are plenty of opportunities to step outside your comfort zone and broaden your horizons domestically and internationally. Below is a list of ways to serve. They are diverse in location and type of work, so find the one that best suits your needs.
If you are feeling called to missionary work, please print and complete the 8-page application below.
If you have questions, you can email Lisa Denaro in the Mission Personnel Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call her at 800-334-7626 ext. 6114.
L’Arche enables people with and without disabilities to share their lives in communities of faith and friendship. Community members are transformed through relationships of mutuality, respect, and companionship as they live, work, pray, and play together.” (from the L’Arche ‘Who We Are’ page) Find out how to become an assistant or volunteer at a L’Arche Community near you. Bob Sackel, Director of Office of Vocational Development, Syracuse, NY
Appointed and Volunteer Missionaries
Both Appointed and Volunteer Missionaries serve communities around the globe. Missionaries serve communities under the authority of the host diocese and work in partnership with the local church.
Episcopal Service Corps (ESC)
You can be involved in mission and never leave the United States. The Episcopal Service Corps is a national federation of young adult service programs in the United States.
Mission Personnel Roster and Blogs
Discerning a call to missionary work is a serious undertaking. To help in this process and to understand better some of the missionaries' experiences in their own words, please visit their blogs.
Young Adult Service Corps (YASC)
The Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) offers one-year assignments for young adults (21-30) that includes mentoring and guidance.