Ignatian Lay Volunteer Corps Overview
The Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) provides men and women age 50 and over the opportunity to serve the needs of people who are poor, to work for a more just society, and to grow deeper in Christian faith by reflecting and praying in the Ignatian tradition.
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We have had an Ignatian Lay Volunteer in our ESL program for 2 years and now we don't know how we could have done without him before! His expertise in his field brings a welcome professionalism. He helps to train our teachers and to create appropriate curriculum, as well as acting as a teacher ... more »
I am beginning my 7th year as an IVC volunteer and my third as a National Board member. I feel that puts me in a unique position as I share my thoughts about this impressive organization. I currently volunteer at a site which provides respite care for individuals with moderate to severe dementia ... more »
When I retired I wanted a chance to use my talents for others. IVC matched my nursing experience with an organization that worked with young mothers to be , to prepare them for childbirth and care of their young children.. It also offered a spiritual support group with other volunteers including ... more »