Looking for options after Nazareth?

Information session on Sunday for TWO great Opportunities!

This Sunday, April 10th, at 5:30PM in GAC 151! Come and learn about the benefits a year of service can offer you! Representatives from the following faith based organizations will be here to answer your questions. Pizza will be provided. All are welcome!


As living witnesses to Franciscan ideals, the Franciscan Volunteer Ministers are committed to a simple lifestyle that promotes solidarity with the poor and builds a Christian community with one another. This experience, with the aid of the Holy Spirit, will nurture the Franciscan Volunteer Ministers to grow in faith, to become witnesses to the world, and to their faith communities.

What are the benefits of a year of service with the Franciscan Volunteer Ministry?


~ Room & Board

~ Health Insurance and co-pays

~ Monthly Stipend

~ Communal Car & Car Insurance

~ Assistance with existing educational loans

~ Experience of Charism of Francis & Clare of Assisi

~ Four Retreats each year (Orientation, Fall, Spring, and Closing)


~ Emotional, spiritual, & personal growth

~ Development of professional and practical skills

~ Fostering of communication skills

~ Community (belonging, unity, support, and encouragement)

~ Cultural, social, and economic awareness

If you would like additional information about Franciscan Volunteer Ministry, please contact:

Katie B. Sullivan
Executive Director
phone: 215.427.3070

Sisters of Saint Joseph Volunteer Corps - Rochester, NY

Lean about a Service Year at St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center and Nativity Preparatory Academy located in Rochester NY

Founded in 1996, the Sisters of Saint Joseph Volunteer Corps provides a faith formation experience, fostering the relationship between young people and the needs of their communities. Several times each year, high school and college students are welcomed by the Sisters at the St. Boniface Convent to share their home for a week of volunteer service, community living and prayer, and fun. The experience of a week resonates for a lifetime as students share this extraordinary opportunity to live in religious community and to learn about society, service, and themselves.

Candidates must have:
  • An undergraduate college degree
  • Excellent communication and collaborative leadership skills as well as organizational skills
  • Having had a variety of personal volunteer experiences
  • Likes working with people from many different backgrounds
  • Is flexible and is open to new experiences


  • An annual living allowance of $12,530/year (pre-tax figure)
  • Health insurance coverage
  • College loan deferments
  • AmeriCorps Education Grant of $5,775/year (pre-tax figure)
  • Optional intentional community living


Sr. Donna Del Santo SSJ

Sisters of St. Joseph Volunteer Corps

314 Gregory Street

Rochester, NY 14620

Cell: 585-733-4422

Office: 585-529-5689
Website: www.ssjrochester.org
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Sister.Donna.DelSanto