Application deadline extended for Episcopal Church Young Adult Service Corps

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The deadline for applications for the 2016-2017 placements in theYoung Adult Service Corps has been extended to Friday, January 15 at 11 pm Eastern.

Sponsored by The Episcopal Church, young adults (21-30 years old) have an opportunity to transform their own lives while engaging mission and ministry in the Anglican Communion by joining the Young Adult Service Corps, commonly known as YASC.

The application with additional information and instructions is available here.  The application deadline is Friday, January 15, at 11 pm Eastern. 

Currently YASC missionaries are serving throughout the Anglican Communion and in several international dioceses of The Episcopal Church. They are working in administration, agriculture, chaplaincies, development, education, parish-based and refugee ministries. They are serving in Brazil, Costa Rica, El Salvador, England, France, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Panama, the Philippines, South Africa, and Tanzania.

YASC blogs with their thoughts and reflections are here.

New opportunities for service are available each year. Among the possible placements for 2016-17 are Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, England, France, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Panama, the Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Tanzania and Zambia. .

For more information contact Elizabeth Boe, Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society Global Networking Officer, at eboe@episcopalchurch.org or Grace Flint, Young Adult Service Corps, Networking at gflint@episcopalchurch.org.

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