Stories from the Twin Cities
Finding Retirement Sweet Spot in Tough Minneapolis Neighborhood
Nestled in among North Minneapolis’ tough, gang-patrolled neighborhoods, Dan Sullivan has found his retirement sweet spot.
This was Meant to Be
Dede Armstong says that her time with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps after college “changed the course of my life.” She served for a year in Houston, TX and then worked on JVC’s staff for a year. She went on for a Master’s in Social Work at Columbia University. Now she...
Regional Director’s Job Thrills Her
Regional Director Kathleen Groh in Minneapolis/St. Paul thinks of herself as a Heart Hunter. This perspective arose when she described IVC and her role as Regional Director at a conference of the Minnesota Association of Volunteer Administrators. Afterwards, someone...
Feeling Supported in Jail
“I’m kind of a cheerleader for them when we’re in the jail,” Bob Barry says. “In my presence and listening I hope I am making a difference in the cycle of crime and poverty, to provide a job. A job is so important to the sense of self-worth and well-being to feel...
IVC and Cristo Rey Network Schools
IVC partners with Cristo Rey Network Schools in 6 regions - New York Metro, Chicago, Cleveland, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and New England, matching Ignatian Volunteers' talents with the schools' tagline, "the school that works". Cristo Rey Network schools provide a high...