Volunteer

VIDES+USA Volunteer Requirements:

  • Catholic or non-Catholic open to community living within a religious familiy
  • Female or Male
  • Single or married, 21-35 years of age
  • US Citizen or Resident
  • Knowledge of language spoken in the mission
  • Attendance at the Formation/Service Camp
  • Experience in the desired area of service

Financial Arrangements

  • The mission site provides the volunteer missioner with room and board.
  • VIDES+USA provides the volunteer with basic health insurance, formation, accompaniment and re-entry integration experience.
  • Volunteer missioners are responsible for transportation costs (such as to/from the Formation/Service Camp and actual service site) and for all personal expenses.
  • AmeriCorps Education Awards are possible for national, non-religious service.
  • Student loan deferment or forbearance is usually possible.

For more information about becoming a VIDES Volunteer Missioner, visit the VIDES+USA website or send an e-mail to director@vides.us.