"Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
Seeking Participants for the MercyWorks Post-Graduate Service Program
August 2009-July 2010
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, a residential care facility for abused, neglected, and hurting youth in Chicago, has a full-time faith-based post-graduate service program called MercyWorks. This program provides highly motivated men and women with an excellent opportunity to grow personally, spiritually, and professionally while at the same time making a difference in the lives of at-risk youth.
MercyWorks Program Benefits: Food,Housing Health & dental insurance,Monthly stipend, Retreats, Vacation,Eligibility for loan deferment,AmeriCorps education award
Post-Service Employment Opportunities
Financial assistance for education
As a result of the experience, support, and training gained while in the MercyWorks program, half of our previous year’s program participants stayed on at Mercy Home as full-time paid employees after their service year.
Ian McBride ‘05, Kate Tkacik ‘07 and Katie Rogers ‘08 work there. Ian can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional information about Mercy Home for Boys & Girls can also be found at http://www.mercyhome.org/mercyworks.
Friday, February 13, 2009
Looking to volunteer after you leave SBU?
Ian was on campus last weekend. I got to talk to him and it is always nice to see former students who just are happy with what they are doing. Ian seemed that way. I know many graduates look primarily money but utility (Happiness) is much more important. So you might want to look at this (especially In that light of the economy!