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Nina of FC 18 Costa Rica: Serving at Manos Abiertas

February 24, 2017

In Costa Rica, one of the service sites FrancisCorps volunteers serve at is Manos Abiertas.  Nina describes her day to day experience caring for and providing companionship to children with disabilities. Caring for others, providing for both physical needs as well as love and support, is at the heart of the service you could provided […]

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Meet one of the FrancisCorps Co-Minister!

February 22, 2017

FrancisCorps can be a challenging experience as volunteers adjust to new surroundings and a new commitment to service, prayer, and community.  The FrancisCorps Co-Ministers volunteer their time to help make this transition a bit less stressful by being a source of support.  In Costa Rica, the volunteers are accompanied by Juan Gabriel, a Secular Franciscan, who helps […]

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Nicolette of FC 18 Syracuse: Welcome to the Assumption Food Pantry!

February 21, 2017

One of the many service site options with FrancisCorps in Syracuse is serving at the Assumption Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen.  Nicolette spends her days fighting hunger on the Northside of Syracuse by assisting pantry clients, distributing lunch at the soup kitchen window, and working with the many volunteers at the pantry. If building relationships with […]

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Meet the FrancisCorps Chaplain

February 17, 2017

The FrancisCorps family has so many people who are here to help the volunteers have a fantastic year!  Meet the Chaplain of FrancisCorps, Friar Rick, and find out how through a Franciscan presence and the six retreats during the service year, the Chaplain helps FrancisCorps volunteers have an amazing experience of service, prayer, and community! Interested?  Learn […]

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Volunteer Blog: “There is no expiration date on love…”

February 16, 2017

While relationships can sometimes be temporary, Kaitlyn shares with us that she has discovered this is no reason to not build strong and meaningful connections. Click here to read Kaitlyn’s blog: “There is no expiration date on love…”  

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Volunteer Blog: Serving Others and Complicated Feelings

January 26, 2017

Serving others leaves us with so many different emotions. In her latest post, Nicolette explores how she works to channel these emotions in order to help her live a Gospel life both at her service site and everywhere she goes. Click here to read Nicolette’s blog: Serving Others and Complicated Feelings

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Nicolette of FC 18 Syracuse: Why did you choose FrancisCorps?

January 18, 2017

FrancisCorps makes sure that you are supported during your year of service, but we know you have dreams after you finish.  Nicolette appreciates that FrancisCorps supports her now as she serves but also supports the aspirations she has for after she completes her year.   If you are looking for a program that provides support […]

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Veronica of FC 18 Syracuse: Why did you choose FrancisCorps?

January 11, 2017

Veronica was drawn to FrancisCorps because of the location and her feeling of ease after meeting the Director and Chaplain.  We promise we didn’t tell her to say that 🙂 If you are looking for a friendly, down to earth program, FrancisCorps could be the post graduate service opportunity for you! Interested?  Learn more here! Explore […]

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Nina of FC 18 Costa Rica: Why did you choose FrancisCorps?

January 5, 2017

Nina appreciated that along with helping her providing meaningful service, FrancisCorps also supports her in her spiritual and personal growth. If you are looking for a program that will support you in both your service and your growth as a person, you should consider FrancisCorps after graduation! Interested?  Learn more here! Explore the program… Learn about the […]

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Volunteer Blog: Sacrifices

January 2, 2017

A year of simple living and service has many blessing but also its challenges. Being away from family, friends, and the familiar can be difficult but it also helps remind volunteers, as Veronica shares, of the many blessings they have back home. Click here to read Veronica’s blog:  Sacrifices

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