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Grace Year

Episcopal Service Corps
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Corps members serve 32 hours in partner agencies. Up to 8 hours a week is spent in personal and professional development as a team.

Service Activities

A broad range of activities in a variety of service agencies. Examples of activities that corps members would complete on a day to day basis might include case management and health and nutrition education.

Community Need Addressed

Our positions assist the partner agencies that we work with in providing a broader range of services they would not otherwise be able to provide without our corps members. Our corps members help support agencies that address community needs including homelessness, refugee services and food security.

Position Outcomes

Our corps members finish a year of service with a broader understanding of social issues and a stronger sense of self. Agencies that corps members are placed at will increase their capacity to address needs such as community and non-profit development, homelessness, and refugee services.


Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend

Corps members receive group therapy, vocational discernment, spiritual direction, and other self-awareness building opportunities. Grace Year provides health coverage, a generous food stipend, mileage reimbursement, housing, utilities, a monthly stipend of $300 and a relocation award of $500.

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Skills you will gain

Self awareness, communication, leadership, leading small groups, public speaking

Competencies You Will Develop

Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Lead group discussion, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Turn taking
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Communicate the problem to appropriate personnel, Improvise, Provide relevant expertise, Select and implement well-considered solution
Derive consensus, Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented, Use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow
Accepts responsibility, Anticipate the consequences of decisions, Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process, Involve people appropriately in decisions that may impact them
Carefully consider which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job, Seek opportunities to improve knowledge of tools and technologies that may assist in streamlining work and improving productivity
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create environment of contribution, Facilitate group planning, Set goals
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Evaluate customer or client satisfaction, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the importance of one's role in the functioning of the organization, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment
  • Activity Types Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities
  • Focus Areas Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth, Environment, Health & Nutrition, Homelessness & Housing
  • Length of Service 10 Months
  • Education Requirements High School Graduate
  • Placement Individual Placement
  • Service Setting Community-based Nonprofit, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Museum or Nature Center, Recreation or Youth Center, Religious Organization, Volunteer Placement Organization
  • Weekly Training Hours 8

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