Welcomes You

Applications now accepted For Episcopal Church Young Adult Service Corps

The Episcopal Church
Office of Public Affairs

Thursday, November 1, 2012

The Episcopal Church offers untold opportunities for young adults to provide service and share their expertise worldwide through the Young Adult Service Corps.

Commonly known as YASC, applications for 2013-14 are now being accepted for the Young Adult Service Corps from young adults between the ages of 21-30.

“YASC provides an opportunity for young adults to explore their faith in a new capacity and to live out the Baptismal Covenant by seeking and serving Christ in all persons,” noted the Rev. David Copley, Mission Personnel Officer. “Applicants must have a high degree of maturity and possess a faith commitment and the willingness to be a humble guest, and the ability to be an authentic companion.”

The application for the 2013-14 YASC year is available online at www.episcopalchurch.org/yasc  The application deadline is January 4, 2013.

Where are the YASC?
Current YASC members can be found throughout the Anglican Communion. They are working in administration, agriculture, development, education, and technology. They are serving in Brazil, Costa Rica, Haiti, Hong Kong, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, the Philippines, South Africa, Tanzania.

Read their thoughts and reflections on their blogs: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/page/young-adult-service-corps-blogs

Possible placements for 2013-14 include Brazil, Burundi, Cameroon, Costa Rica, Ghana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, Mozambique, Panama,  the Philippines, South Africa and Taiwan.

For more information contact Katie Webb at kwebb@episcopalchurch.org or (212) 716-6124.