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Providence Volunteer Ministry

Providence Volunteer Ministry


Providence Volunteer Ministry is an association of women and men volunteers living and working in collaboration with the Sisters of Providence of Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. Through their partnership of service, the volunteers give witness to the spirit of Providence through works of love, mercy and justice in a world that is in need of hope, healing and transformation.

Nature of Work

Volunteers may pursue opportunities in: education, environmental education, youth ministry, social service, organic agriculture, clerical assistance, public relations, creative arts, Hispanic ministry, adult day care, and more. Degrees are not required for most volunteer experiences. The director works to place volunteers at sites where their skills will be used.


Throughout the United States, including:

Time Frame

A long-term commitment is one year.

A short-term commitment is during the summer.




Other Details

Long-term volunteers generally begin in August and January. Short-term volunteers generally serve eight weeks during the summer. Volunteers participate in an orientation before starting at their service sites. There are retreats and Sabbath days throuhout the volunteer experience.

Contact Info

Julie Szolek-Van Valkenburgh
Providence Volunteer Ministry
4128 Eagle Lake Drive
Indianapolis, IN
U.S.A.  46254
PH:(317) 695-4634

Last updated: 2006-06-21

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