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A Bishop's Perspective: Serving others builds a strong community

...who come to Southeast Alaska and to Juneau to serve as volunteers with SAGA, AmeriCorps and VISTA and with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC). All of these young people do public service work that benefits the community. While they are paid a...
JV alumni often choose to stay in Juneau

...with 3- to 5-year-olds. Currently she is preparing for her wedding. The tongue-in-cheek motto of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps is "Be ruined for life." Scott says it's true. "It's a program that really changed my life perspective...
Insults and assumptions

...labeling Jackie a leftist and insulting her and the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, but he did little to respond to her assertions...the only affiliation that Jackie claimed, the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. Again, nobody would say that the Catholic Church...
Wilson and Begenyi to wed

...Associates. The couple met in Juneau. The bride was participating in a year-long volunteer program with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. The groom was chasing fish in the local Alaska waters. Three years later, they were engaged on his birthday...
Brave Heart Volunteers: Sitkans helping Sitkans face devastating loss

...conducts intake and matches volunteers with care receivers.In addition to local volunteers and a volunteer from the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Brave Heart Volunteers benefits from AmeriCorps, a federal program that engages adults in intensive community...
Soup kitchen becomes sign of the times

...public awareness about the Glory Hole," Lilienthal said. He and the other eight volunteers in Juneau with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps - a Catholic program that organizes year-long, full-time volunteer opportunities for college graduates...
Jesuit Volunteers In Service

...nonprofit organizations. All are members of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, a nonprofit organization founded in Alaska 36...I love it so far." Armelin learned about the Jesuit Volunteer Corps when her sister's college roommate became a volunteer...
Corps has its roots in Alaska but branches everywhere

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps was founded in 1956 by the Rev. Jack Morris, a Jesuit priest...said Mary Margaret Stadler, area director for Alaska of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest. "The binding characteristic is Christianity and the...
Donations help Glory Hole for Thanksgiving meals

...Paul has food baskets for 225 families with nearly 50 more on a waiting list, said Joe Oliver, a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. People on the waiting list may call St. Vincent de Paul at about 6 p.m. Wednesday to see whether there are...
Nonprofits hope for generosity this time of year

...Wednesday, about 95 families had signed up to receive gifts through the program. Lilienthal, a volunteer with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, expects about 130 families to sign up by the Dec. 12 deadline. Sponsors can choose to sponsor a family with...


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