Covenant House provides comprehensive services to homeless and runaway youth under the age of 21. Through Covenant House Faith Community, individuals have the opportunity to serve as full time volunteers in direct care at a Covenant House Crisis Center; live in a diverse volunteer community house with a focus on simple, healthy, and respectful living; and share in daily communal prayer/reflection.
Volunteers can serve for 3, 6, or 12 months. Faith Community houses are located in New York, NY; Atlantic City, NJ; and Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Benefits include room and board, weekly stipend, health insurance, vacation time and vacation stipend, severance stipend at end of service commitment, community retreats, deferral of most student loans, and opportunity to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award.
For more information, contact Paula Rote by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 212-727-4081.
Visit the website at www.covenanthouse.org/faithcommunity to find out how you can make a difference in the life of a homeless youth!