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Mercy Volunteers promote social change through one or two years of compassionate service with people who are experiencing injustices in the United States and Guyana, South America. Mercy Volunteers work in education, healthcare, and social services while growing spiritually and living simply in community. Volunteers receive housing, transportation, health insurance, and stipends. Through the experience, volunteers grow personally and professionally with mentors and retreat opportunities.
Mercy Volunteers serving in Guyana live and work in the capital city of Georgetown. Placements are available in elementary schools, technical high schools, hospitals, and long term care facilities. Opportunities are available for those with professional experience in education, social services, and healthcare.
- Volunteers serve for one year in an International placement with an opportunity to renew for a second year.
- Service with MVC is characterized by mutuality and focuses on building intentional relationships.
- Volunteers can choose to serve at one or two of the sites in education, healthcare, and social services.