|Spring Into Service with the Little Sisters of the Poor - 3/15/2012|
Single, Catholic, college-age women from anywhere in the U.S. are welcome to seek volunteer placements during spring, fall, or winter breaks, or possible paid employment and a live-in experience during summer service placements. No nursing experience required.
This is an opportunity to experience service to the elderly poor, prayer, and Community life in a faith-filled Community of women Religious.
SPRING, FALL, OR WINTER BREAKS: Schedule your stay with us according to the dates of your school break. You are responsible for transportation to the airport, train or bus station closest to the home where you will be serving. We will provide transportation from there to the home, and free room and board during your stay. You will volunteer in the direct service of the elderly, according to the needs of the home and
your interests. You will be encouraged to participate in our prayer life and in a variety of activities in the
home, sharing in the life of our LSP family. You must have some form of health insurance.
SUMMER SERVICE: All of the points above PLUS: The option of paid employment is open to those who wish to commit to at least six weeks of service. if you choose this option, you will be required to undergo a background check and pre-employment screenings, according to the requirements of the home where you will serve. We try to send at least two young women together to the same location to foster a positive community experience.
SERVICE LOCATIONS: We have homes for the elderly in 30 locations across the United States. Overseas placements are also possible. A list of available locations and positions will be sent to you with the application.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications for spring, fall or winter break are accepted at any time. For the summer program applications must be received by March 15, with notification of placements by April 1.
For more information or an application, contact Sr. Constance: firstname.lastname@example.org