Urgent Opportunities to Serve with JVC Northwest

  Are you passionate about housing, education, and/or healthcare? We are looking for JVs to serve in these service areas and more! Read more about our urgent opportunities below and apply to serve today! Applications, including references, must be submitted by June 30. Academic Support Positions Serving Indigenous Youth Interested in supporting Indigenous youth to…

Mental Health Awareness Month: A Year of Cultivating Hope

On a snowy afternoon in late February, I found myself at my desk tearing up as I read statistics about youth mental health and suicide in Oregon. My heart ached as I read through data revealing that a growing number of middle and high schoolers in my service community were experiencing hopelessness, depression, and suicidal…

Earth Day Reflection: Service and the Impact of Climate Change in Alaska

Climate change is coming to the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta. In fact, one could easily argue that climate change has already made its way into the very way of life of the people here. The planet is changing. Storms are devastating the southeast United States at rates that are unbelievable. And while Florida and Puerto Rico…