Magazine article Sojourners Magazine


Magazine article Sojourners Magazine


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Employment Opportunities

* Columbia Road Health Services, a faith-based health clinic for low-income patients in Washington, D.C., seeks nurses or medical assistants, preferably bilingual Spanish/English. Contact Susan Wallin, (202) 328-3717;

* L'Arche Harbor House of Jacksonville, Fla., seeks assistants to live and share their lives with adults who are developmentally disabled. Responsibilities include assisting in creating a home, developing relationships with members, assisting in personal care and community life. Stipend, room and hoard, insurance, and formation in L'Arche spirituality and philosophy. Contact Dottie Klein, 700 Arlington Road, Jacksonville, FL 32211; (904) 744-4435;

Volunteer Opportunities

* St. John Boseo House needs Catholic Worker volunteers to offer hospitality to young women and outreach to homeless youth in Eugene, Ore. Ideal volunteers would have experience with young people or social set vice work, be professional yet warm, creative, active in the community, and have a sustaining spirituality. Contact St. John Boseo House, 938 Almaden St., Eugene, OR 97402; (541) 683-7517;

* Samaritan Inns' InnKeeper Internship Year seeks InnKeepers to serve as resident managers in transitional inns for formerly homeless women and men in recovery from drug and alcohol addictions. InnKeepers receive a monthly stipend, room and board, health and dental benefits, Americorps education grants, plus many educational opportunities. Contact Tom Copps, 2523 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009; (202) 667-8831 ext. 261;

Retreats and Conferences

* "Sustainable Peacemaking: Building Connections for Change" presents its Sixth Christian Peacemaker Congress, September 20-23, in North Manchester, Ind., sponsored by Christian Peacemaker Teams and New Call to Peacemaking. Workshop topics include prayer and spiritual discipline, avoiding burnout, media work and fund-raising skills, and the cultural dynamics of peace work, plus stories from CPT projects in Canada, the United States, Mexico, the Middle East, and Colombia. Contact Claire Evans, Christian Peacemaker Teams, P.O. Box 0508, Chicago, IL 60680; (312) 455-1199; cpt.

* Mountain Retreat, a small Christian retreat center in West Virginia, will hold a backpack retreat September 28-30. Contact Mountain Retreat, Box 266, Harman, WV 26270; (304) 227-4427;

* The 10th annual Peace With Justice Weekend will be October 19-21 in Henderson, Ky. …

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