Young Adult Missional Movement - Florida

Basic Information

Address: Office Address: 450 Martin Luther King Jr Ave Lakeland, FL 33815
Phone Number: 305-733-4420
Director: Heidi Mareburger Aspinwall

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Urban ministry, homeless, homelessness, food distribution, hunger, poverty, community organizing, immigration, esl, community gardening, food security, health clinic, after school education, children, youth, community service, volunteer coordination
Clearances Required: Yes
Background Check: Yes
Population Served: Depends upon position; Immigrant families, At risk children and /or youth, Homeless, Non-English speakers,
Ages for Volunteer: 18-30 years old
Hours of Service: 20-40/ week for eleven months. Some Spring opportunities are available.
Days of Service: Full time for eleven months
Mission Statement:

A year long program for young adults to experience the love of God through cooperative living, meaningful work, and community engagement.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

This program is a one-year commitment (from August 2015 to July 2016) for 18-30 year olds of mutual mission, transformational experiences between young adults, their living communities, the neighborhoods and the organizations in which they'll serve.
The year is designed to be intentionally cross-cultural, purposeful in transformation and renewing for individuals and organizations as well.
Participants will receive housing, groceries, public transportation pass or equivalent allowance for transportation, personal stipend, an orientation retreat with all statewide participants, a winter retreat with local participants, a spring retreat with a cluster of other participants and post-service debriefing.

Program History:

Began in 2014, combining the work of the previous 18 years in the Florida conference