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Episcopal Service Corps seeks applicants for remaining posts

April 25, 2022
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The Episcopal Church invites young leaders ages 21 to 32 to join Episcopal Service Corps, a nationwide movement focused on transforming the world through leadership, community building, and personal and spiritual growth.

Episcopal Service Corps (ESC) has several posts remaining available for leaders interested in the transformational opportunities of an ESC Year.

Available posts include the following through ESC’s newest program, Trinity Service Corps, Indianapolis:

  • Bread for the World: Organizing Associate
  • Indiana Youth Group: Engagement Specialist
  • St. Richard’s Episcopal School: Teaching Assistant
  • Trinity Haven: Volunteer Coordinator
  • Trinity Haven: Operations/Property Specialist

Opportunities available through Life Together, Boston:

  • Community Change: Program Assistant Fellow
  • Grace Episcopal Church: Fellow
  • Green Roots: Energy Democracy Fellow
  • My Life, My Choice: Operations Fellow
  • Network for Social Justice: Program Coordinator

Through Colorado ESC, Denver:

  • St. Elizabeth’s School: Student Support Teacher/After School Mentor

Through Grace Year, Millbrook, New York:

  • Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies: Environmental Fellow
  • Dutchess Land Conservancy: Conservation Fellow
  • Grace Immigrant Outreach: Immigrant Services Fellow
  • St. Thomas Amenia Comida La Vida and Giving Garden: Food Justice & Farming Fellow

Through Deaconess Anne House, St.Louis:

  • L’Arche St. Louis: Assistant (Direct Support Professional)

Click here to read more about these and other opportunities. At this time, every ESC program has at least one placement remaining.

“Young adults serving through ESC come from all over the world and all walks of life. What they have in common is their commitment to making a difference,” said Wendy Johnson, program manager for Episcopal Service Corps. “For ESC, living together in intentional community means that Corps members commit to a year of growing, laughing, crying, playing, and supporting one another—whether doing the dishes, in weekly house meetings, or on retreat.”

Throughout the year, every Corps member works with a team of mentors and leaders dedicated to providing opportunities to dig deep into issues that matter to them. Local programs take care of basic living expenses for each residential community, so Corps members can focus on their transformational opportunities. Every ESC member receives housing and utilities and insurance coverage, as well as stipends for food, living expenses, and transportation.

Fill out an online ESC application.

Questions? Please contact Wendy Johnson.

Episcopal Service Corps values and celebrates diversity in all of God’s creation, strives to build programs reflective of Beloved Community, and commits to creating affirming space for all, particularly people of color and LGBTQ+ persons. ESC does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or ability.