Experience Making a Difference

Experience Making a Difference

Polarization in Religion, Politics, and Culture: Naming the Wounds, Beginning to Heal

In place of the annual Evening of Gratitude, IVC Chicago invites you to join us for this webinar. Sunday, April 25, 20214:00-6:00 PM Central Daylight Time Link to webinar will be sent with RSVPPresentation, Q & A, and follow-up resources Ticket Price:  $35 per...

A Zoom Celebration and Discussion on the Person, Politics, and Passion of Dorothy Day

A Zoom Celebration and Discussion on the Person, Politics, and Passion of Dorothy Day Date:  Wednesday May 19, 2021 Time: 7:00 - 8:30pm Eastern Daylight Time Cost:  $25 per household/screenThank you to our generous sponsorsSt. Ignatius Circle              St. Francis...

Decades of Experience Making a Difference in Cincinnati

When asked to think about servant leaders in my region, the first person who came to mind is Dave Evans, a hero of mine for decades. Dave is the co-founder of Winton Place Youth Center that provides after-school programming for children in the Spring Grove Village...

Arts & Education Leader Says YES! to Service

New IVC Service Corp Member, Shirley Trusty Corey, has a rich history of serving in the arts and educational arenas. She helped found the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts Public High School, and led the New Orleans Arts Council for nearly two decades. She read...

David Hilleary Reflects on His Experience as an IVC-Portland Service Corps Member

In 2018, I retired and moved with my wife from California to Maine, in order to be geographically closer to our children and grandchildren, who now live here. I was looking for an opportunity to give back, get to know my new home community better and, frankly, occupy my new wide opened schedule.

What is Ignatian Volunteer Corps

The lgnatian Volunteer Corps® (IVC) provides men and women, most age 50 or better, opportunities to serve others and to transform lives. IVC matches the talents of experienced Volunteers with the greatest social needs of our time.

IVC works in partnership with hundreds of community partner organizations. These nonprofit organizations provide lgnatian Volunteers with substantive work to serve individuals who have slipped through this country’s safety net. And hundreds of community organizations are on waiting lists to get an lgnatian Volunteer.

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Regional Directors and Coordinators administer the local IVC program in their city. They recruit and place new volunteers, reflectors and agencies

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What’s New?

lgnatian Resources in Uncertain Times We are living in critically important times and it is not a stretch to state that people feel that we are grappling with many issues facing our country. Many of the people we serve are unsure, vulnerable and even frightened as many changes are occurring, political motivations are conflicted and confusing.

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Here’s what others have to say about IVC.

“What makes IVC special – they come with a wealth of experience, with professional backgrounds, with a maturity, and above all with a passion to be in service for the marginalized and those in need of help.”

— Gizachew Emiru, former Executive Director of TASSC International, Washington DC

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