What? The CSJ Volunteers in Mission is a lay volunteer program sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Chambéry for single women over the age of 18. The goal is to provide direct service with those in need. Essential elements of the program include service, spiritual reflection and community living.
Where? Volunteers in Mission serve in Connecticut.
Benefits: Short-term volunteers receive room and board and transportation to and from the ministry sites. Volunteers live with a Sister or Sisters, and with other volunteers as the situation allows.
How long? Short-term placements last from one week to two months.
Opportunities Include: English as a Second Language Tutoring, HIV/AIDS ministry, soup kitchen and refugee assistance.
Jubilee House — an urban center in Hartford offering English as a Second Language, refugee assistance, computer classes, and pre-college classes.
House of Bread — soup kitchen, day shelter for the homeless, education for young mothers in Hartford.
Tabor House I and II — residential ministry in Hartford, providing a wholesome, safe and loving home for men living with HIV/AIDS.
For more information or to request an application:
Sister Kristin Johnsen, CSJ
27 Park Road
West Hartford, CT 06119
Sister Kristin Johnson, CSJ